TV Watch List: Holiday weekend, Nov. 23-27

Spider-Man will be slinging webs over NYC in the 85th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

‘Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade’
SPECIAL. The giant balloons — including Snoopy, Paul Frank’s Julius the sock monkey and a creation by Tim Burton — float through Manhattan in the 85th annual parade.
Thursday, 9 a.m., NBC

‘A Very Gaga Thanksgiving’
SPECIAL. The question is not why in the world Lady Gaga is hosting a holiday special featuring musical performances and a sit-down with Katie Couric (the answer is pop culture saturation and money, obviously). It’s whether she will dress as a sexy Pilgrim or just wear the turkey and trimmings.
Thursday, 9:30 p.m., ABC

‘Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown’
ANIMATED. The Peanuts gang thinks they can convince Linus to give up his blanket. Right. Just like Charlie Brown thinks one day he’s going to kick that football.
Thursday, 8:30 p.m., Fox

‘Suburgatory’
COMEDY. Tessa and George have their first Thanksgiving in the ’burbs. Hope the turkeys there aren’t plastic, too.
Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., ABC

‘The Walking Dead’
DRAMA. Hershel continues to pressure the Atlanta survivors to leave his farm — possibly because he’s been keeping a barn full of “sick” people a secret.  
Midseason finale, Sunday, 9 p.m., AMC


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