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Avoiding Crowds on Black Friday? Burnt Sienna Saturday? Chartreuse Sunday? Shop TV WORTH WATCHING Instead!
November 26, 2009  | By David Bianculli
 

mr-magoo-1962-magoo-grave.jpgOn Thanksgiving weekend, if you want to get a jump on holiday shopping, but don't want to deal with the traffic and crowds and lines, TV WORTH WATCHING is happy to provide an easy solution, Several of them, actually...

Diane Werts, who already has compiled a too-cool-for-school compendium of TV-on-DVD gift ideas for this shopping season, has added to it with another, more specialized list, this one gathering the best TV-on-DVD offerings keyed specifically to the holidays.

Both of these TV WORTH WATCHING Virtual Shopping Centers can be accessed, from now until the New Year, by clicking on the respective banners just above the daily BIANCULLI'S BEST BETS on the home page.

Also, to make it easier, you can jump to them by clicking here for TV WORTH WATCHING'S HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE...

...And here for TVWW's GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS SHOWS ON DVD.

As always, I'll add the honest admission that anything you buy from these lists, by following the links to Amazon, results in TV WORTH WATCHING getting a small percentage kickback. That may be the only money we generate this year, so every penny, truly, is appreciated.

And wait, that's not all. Diane also has toiled, like an elf in late December, to compile her peerless annual lists of where to find various holiday-themed TV shows on television. These lists have just been posted, and are only preliminary. Return often, and watch Diane's FOR BETTER OR WERTS blog, for continued updates.

Meanwhile, follow these links to amass your own lists of Christmas TV Yet to Come. If you're looking for a particular special or episode, this is how you'll find it.

TV Christmas Family Favorites (animated shows and more)

TV Christmas Movies

TV Christmas Episodes

TV Christmas Specials (music, unscripted and more)

-- And come back Monday, because I'll be posting my TV and radio appearances for the week as my Smothers Brothers book finally is published!

 

1 Comments

 

Greg Kibitz said:

My vote is for Scroogenomics. }:-)

(Heard about it on the NPR Evening Money & Finance show so not just me but it made a whole lot of sense and who would not prefer cold hard cash over useless trinkets that just end up in a box, closet, drawer, garage, basement and/or land fill or in the Good Will/Salavation Army pile.)

Check it out at: http://www.amazon.com/Scroogenomics-Why-Shouldnt-Presents-Holidays/dp/0691142645).

[I like that you still have to buy a book that tells you not to buy stuff -- but before you do, please buy all the TV WORTH WATCHING stuff you can. THEN go the Ebenezer route, if you must. -- David B.]

Comment posted on November 27, 2009 7:26 AM
 
 
 
 
 
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