A Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving Special (NBC): Once you’re done watching the stories of how the parade floats come together, settle in for some late night laughs as the network highlights SNL‘s best Thanksgiving-themed sketches from the past 47 years. 9 p.m. ET/PT, 8 p.m. CT and streaming the next day on Peacock
Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC/Peacock): The 97th edition of the Parade will include all your favorite giant character balloons, floats, marching bands from across the country, performances, celebs and more. Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb, and Al Roker will once again serve as hosts, as 5,000 volunteers, 16 featured character balloons, 26 fantastic floats, 32 heritage and novelty balloons, more than 700 clowns, 12 marching bands and 9 performance groups take over New York City. 8: 30 a.m.—12 p.m. ET/PT, with an encore airing at 2 p.m. ET/PT
The Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS): CBS will also broadcast the iconic Thanksgiving Day parade along Sixth Avenue. This year’s special will take viewers on a tour of the most popular balloons and floats, feature musical performances, and conclude with Santa Claus riding on his sleigh. 9 a.m. ET/PT
National Dog Show Presented by Purina (NBC/Peacock): The Thanksgiving Day tradition is once again hosted by Seinfeld vet John O’Hurley, along with expert analyst David Frei. Mary Carillo serves as behind-the-scenes reporter and interviewer, in which the canines are truly the stars of the show. 12 p.m. ET/PT
Catch Me if You Claus (Hallmark Channel): Italia Ricci and Luke Macfarlane star in this new Hallmark film that’s like Adventures in Babysitting meets ’Twas the Night Before Christmas. 8 p.m. ET/PT
The Golden Bachelor (ABC): You’ll still have to wait another week for the two-hour finale, but if you can’t get enough of Kathy, Susan, Faith, Theresa, Leslie, Sandra, and more, then tune in for a rebroadcast of the first three episodes of the seasons.
Here’s the breakdown: At 8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT, episode 101 will air, in which Gerry meets 22 women competing for his heart, and we’ll get the chance to remember all the ladies eliminated on night one who we forgot about. Then, at 9:01 p.m. ET/PT, 8:01 p.m. CT, episode 102 airs, which features Theresa’s one-on-one date in which she and Gerry barely made it off the freeway on the way to their milkshake and fries dinner. Finally, at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT, episode 103 airs, in which Joan and Gerry have that amazing date, only to find themselves both heartbroken the next day when she understandably decides to return home to care for her daughter.