July Fourth TV Marathons: Oh Say, Will You See These Shows?

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The sun can burn. Beer can give you a headache. And no one likes burned hot dogs.

Fortunately, for those who wish to avoid these hazards of this holiday weekend, television is here.

Settle on to your couch, kick your feet up, take a well-deserved break and consider the following marathons and TV movies beaming straight into your living room over the next few days...

July 4 stuff

Friday, July 3
Star Trek: The Next Generation (6 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, BBC America)
Devious Maids (8 a.m.-2 p.m., Lifetime)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (8 a.m.-3:40 p.m., MTV)
A Haunting (9 a.m.-Midnight Saturday, Destination America)
Dirty Jobs (9 a.m.-10:02 p.m., Animal Planet)
Ghost Whisperer (9 a.m.- 4 p.m., ion)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9 a.m.-7 p.m., USA)
Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory (9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., MTV2)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (11 a.m.-7 p.m., Pivot)
Saturday Night Live (11 a.m.-6 a.m. Saturday, VH1)
Jaws franchise (Noon-5:30 a.m. Saturday, AMC)
NCIS: Los Angeles (Noon-8 p.m., Esquire) Shahs of Sunset (12:30-6:30 p.m., Oxygen)
Vacation House for Free (1-8 p.m., HGTV)
Alaskan Bush People (2-10 p.m., Discovery Channel)
Oprah: Where Are They Now? (2-7 p.m., OWN)
Yard Crashers (2-8 p.m., HGTV)
10 Things You Don't Know About (3 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday, H2)
Say Yes to the Dress (3-9 p.m., TLC)
Flashpoint (4 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, ion)
Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (4 p.m.-5 a.m. Saturday, WeTv)

Saturday, July 4
Flip or Flop (7 a.m.-1 p.m., HGTV)
American Ninja Warrior (8 a.m.-Midnight, Esquire)
Twlight Zone (8 a.m.-3:30 a.m. Sunday, Syfy)
Criminal Minds (9 a.m.-11 p.m., ion)
Fast N' Loud (9 a.m.-Midnight Sunday, Discovery Channel)
NY ER (10 a.m.-3 p.m., OWN)
Nightmare Next Door (11 a.m.-Midnight Sunday, Investigation Discovery)
Saturday Night Live (11 a.m.-10 p.m., VH1)
Drunk History (11:28 a.m.-9 p.m., Comedy Central)
Animals Gone Wild (Noon-3 a.m. Sunday, Nat Geo Wild)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Noon-9 p.m., Pivot)
Keeping Up with the Kardashians (Noon-8 p.m., E!)
Reba (Noon-8:48 p.m., TVLand)
Sons of Liberty (Noon-4 a.m. Sunday, History)
Independence Day (1 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Sunday, AMC)
Lakefront Bargain Hunt (1-8 p.m., HGTV)
NCIS (1-11 p.m., USA)
Sex and the City (1-6 p.m. Oxygen)
Donut Showdown (2-11 p.m., Cooking Channel)
Matrix franchise (2-11 p.m., TNT)

Sunday, July 5
America the Story of Us (7 a.m.-7 p.m., History)
Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out (10 a.m.-3 p.m., MTV2)
Saturday Night Live (10 a.m.-8 p.m., VH1)
Key & Peele (10:18 a.m.-11:08 p.m., Comedy Central)
Snapped (11 a.m.-11 p.m., Oxygen)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Noon-11 p.m., USA)
Reba (Noon-8:48 p.m., TVLand)
World's Deadliest (Noon-7 p.m., Nat Geo Wild)
Beachfront Bargain Hunt (1-9 p.m., HGTV)
My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding (3-9 p.m., TLC)

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

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