‘Gilmore Girls,’ ‘The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,’ ‘Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving’ and everything else on TV to get you through this holiday.


Search Party: Alia Shawkat (Maeby from Arrested Development) stars in this dark comedy about a young woman who searches for a classmate who has gone missing. Series premiere. 10 p.m., TBS

Marathon: The Patriot’s Day Bombing: A look at the horrific Boston Marathon bombings. 7 p.m., HBO

Harlan County, USA: An Oscar-winning documentary about a coal workers’ strike in the 70s that feels more relevant than ever. 7 p.m., TCM


Dancing with the Stars: A winner is chosen and then it goes away again for a whole 4 months or something. Season finale. 8 p.m., ABC

Mercy: Bob Benson stars in this weird-looking film that is being described as “horror” but looks more “generic thriller.” Netflix

This is Us: Randall learns a doozy of a secret about his mom and birth father in the Thanksgiving episode. 8 p.m., NBC


Charlie Brown Thanksgiving: Frankly, I’d be thrilled to eat jelly beans for Thanksgiving. 7 p.m., ABC

SNL Thanksgiving Special: Just some turkeys being turkeys. 8 p.m., NBC

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Special: A look at the history of the big parade. 7 p.m., NBC


Macy’s 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade: Do you really need me to tell you what this is? Of course you don’t. 9 a.m., NBC

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration: The Hough siblings host a party from the Magic Kingdom with performances by Boyz II Men and JoJo; Alessia Cara; Mariah Carey; Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood; Kelly Clarkson; OneRepublic; Flo Rida; and Sofia Carson. Or, you know, I’m sure there’s football on somewhere. 7 p.m., ABC

Pixar/Disney marathon: While you’re dealing with the turkey, keep the kids distracted with Mulan, Brave, Toy Story and Toy Story 2. Begins 1 p.m., Freeform


Gilmore Girls: You’ve had enough quality time with your relatives. Spend the day catching up with Rory and Lorelei. Netflix

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: NBC is airing the full 26 minute version for the first time in over a decade! 7 p.m., NBC

Frosty the Snowman & Frosty Returns: HE’S MELLLLLLLLTING! 7 p.m., CBS

Santa Claus is Coming to Town: Seriously, though, what is Burgermeister Meisterburger’s deal with toys? 7 p.m., ABC


Robbie the Reindeer: This Christmas special includes the voices of, and I am not kidding, Ben Stiller, Hugh Grant, Brad Garrett, Jerry Stiller and Britney Spears. 7 p.m., CBS

Elf: The sweetest Christmas movie in recent memory. 7 p.m., ABC Spark

Bad Santa: The naughtiest Christmas movie in recent memory. 9 p.m., ABC Spark


The Wizard of Oz: I wish I could click my heels three times and be sent into a parallel universe right about now. 7:45 p.m., TBS

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves: The original! When was the last time you watched this? 9 p.m., Freeform

Insecure: Season finale. 9:30 p.m., HBO

Soul Train Awards: Erykah Badu hosts and Bobby Brown, BLACKstreet, Guy, Total, Doug E. Fresh, Doug E. Fresh, Wreckx-N-Effect, Carl Thomas, Yuna and Candice Boyd perform. 7 p.m., BET


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