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The Best TV Specials and Marathons to Watch This 4th of July

Independence Day is here, and it looks like much of east coast will have Hurricane Arthur to contend with. But even if you can’t get outside to enjoy the sun, there is plenty of entertainment to be had on TV. The networks are going all in on marathons and specials this Friday, and we’ve got the best of what’s on offer listed below. Enjoy!


Friday, July 4

AMC: The Walking Dead marathon, starts at 9 a.m.


CNN: Anthony Bourdian Parts Unknown marathon, starts at 7 p.m.


E!: Sex and the City marathon, starts at 2 p.m.


ESPN: FIFA World Cup, Brazil vs. Colombia at 3:30 p.m.


ESPN2: FIFA World Cup, Germany vs. France at 11:30 a.m.


ESPN2: Hot Dog Eating Contest, 2 p.m.


Fox News: Fox & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series featuring Rick Springfield at 8 a.m.


History Channel: America, The Story of Us 12-hour series, starts at 7 a.m.


NBC: Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, featuring Ariana Grande, Miranda Lambert and Lionel Richie, starts at 8 p.m.


PBS: A Capitol Fourth, featuring Frankie Valli, Patti LaBelle and Jordin Sparks, starts at 8 p.m.


Science Channel: Mythbusters marathon, starts at 9 a.m.


SyFy: The Twilight Zone marathon, starts at 8 a.m.


TCM: Classic patriotic films marathon, starts at 6 a.m.


VH1: Philly 4th of July Jam, featuring The Roots, Nicki Minaj and Ed Sheeran, starts at 8 p.m.

Note: All times are ET.

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