Workaholics (tv program)

Thanksgiving Day TV marathons schedule something for every taste

No other holiday says television like Thanksgiving, which is already three-quarters devoted to sitting on a couch in an insurmountable stupor. Whether it's from the tryptophan, the pie or the beer, from unquestioned custom or, indeed, the psychosomatic effects of television itself, America will be collapsed in front of the tube from coast to coast this weekend.

From the vicarious chill of the early-morning East Coast parade sites, to a game called football I am told is popular, to the official beginning of the Christmas-special season (a gun that Hallmark Channel has already jumped this year, but it is always Christmas with those people anyway), it's all totally...