2015 Specialty TV Holiday Marathons
Celebrate the holidays with marathons of your favourite shows and films:
Partners in Crime Marathon
December 26 from 1pm – 8:30pm
Bravo is on the case this holiday season with Agatha Christie’s classic characters Tommy and Tuppence Beresford for the Partners in Crime Marathon. The intrigue begins at 1 p.m. ET as Bravo airs all six parts of the miniseries.
Men of Action Movie Marathon
December 27 – December 30 from 3:30pm – 1:05am
This high octane marathon goes into high gear Sunday, Dec. 27 beginning with THE FUGITIVE at 3:30 p.m. ET and features TAKEN 2 (Dec. 27 at 9 p.m. ET), THE EXPENDABLES (Dec. 28 at 9 p.m. ET), CRIMSON TIDE (Dec. 29 at 11 p.m. ET), UNDER SIEGE (Dec. 30 at 10:50 a.m. ET), and so many more.
Agent X Catch-Up Marathon
December 29 from 1pm – 11pm
The Agent X Catch-Up Marathon features the first eight episodes with an all-new episode at 9 p.m. before the season wraps up with the finale at 10 p.m. ET.
Legends Catch-Up Marathon
December 30 from 4pm – 10pm
Legends Catch-Up Marathon gives viewers the chance to revisit the first five episodes of Season 2 beginning at 4 p.m. ET, before and all-new episode debuts at 9 p.m. ET.
New Year, New Love Marathon
December 31- 5:10am to January 3- 6am
Bravo starts the New Year full of love with the NEW YEAR, NEW LOVE MARATHON, featuring heartwarming romance movies such as NOTTING HILL (Dec. 31 at 6:30p.m. ET), PRETTY WOMAN (Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. ET), WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING (Jan. 1 at 6:15 p.m.), the premiere of GREEN CARD (Jan. 1 at 10:45 p.m. ET), SPLASH (Jan. 2 at 9:35 a.m.), YOU’VE GOT MAIL (Jan. 2 at 9 p.m. ET), and WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (Jan. 3 at 8:10 a.m. ET)
The Big Bang Theory Christmas Marathon – December 24 from 7:30am to December 26 12pm ET/PT
The Big Bang Theory New Years Marathon – December 28 from 6am to January 2 6am ET/PT
Blade Brothers – New series!
December 22 from Midnight – 2am ET
Todd Begg is a knife-making legend with 20 years experience turning slabs of steel into five-figure collectables. Begg’s clients, ranging from the eccentric billionaire to the novice collector, seek out his talents for one- of-a-kind blades that combine art and function. As demand for Todd’s skills leads to a six-year backlog of orders, Todd recruits his brothers to help run the business. The only problem is they know nothing about making knives…
Gold Rush – Season 6 Marathon
December 22 from 1pm – 8pm ET
Last season, Discovery’s ambitious gold miners were back at it and the stakes were never higher. Everything changed from new miners to new claims, new machines, and new ways to pull gold out of the ground.
Gold Rush – Season 6 New episodes!
December 22 from 8pm – Midnight ET
Jack Hoffman gets to chase his dream at El Dorado, the richest documented creek in North America. Parker’s crew pushes hard in attempt to have Treasure Island live up to its name. Tony Beets discovers his dredge is pouring gold out of its sluices.
Boss Hog – New series!
December 23 from Midnight – 3am ET
In recent years wild hogs have ravaged Texas, causing an estimated $1.5 billion in agricultural damage annually. Where most people would see this is a nuisance, Brian “Pigman” Quaca sees opportunity. BOSS HOG follows Pigman as he takes Texas’ wild hog problem and spins it into his own “pig empire”. From booking clients on high-end hog hunts to customizing hog hunting bows, and even stuffing and mounting trophy boars, Pigtime Enterprises makes money off every aspect of this rather (un)fortunate problem.
Treehouse Masters – Season 3 & 4 Marathon
December 23 from Noon – Midnight ET
Often described as a tree whisperer by his clients, colleagues, and contemporaries, Pete Nelson uses an approach that’s part science and part art to create incredible homes and businesses that are sustained by nature’s foundation – trees. Pete and his team erect the most outrageous tree houses designed to delight every whimsy, form, and function.
Fantomworks – Season 2 New episodes!
December 24 from 2pm – 11pm ET
Dan Short, owner of FantomWorks, is an automotive force of nature. He does whatever it takes to restore cars to the highest possible standard and doesn’t care who he has to steamroll, charm, or sandblast along the way. However the only way a restoration will succeed is if the owner is as committed to the restoration as Dan and his team.
Fast & Loud – Special Episode
December 24 @ 10pm ET
Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman, and the Gas Monkeys are living the dream when they build a life-size Hot Wheels car. And what better car to build than one from the original “Sweet Sixteen” set that started the entire Hot Wheels movement in 1968?
Renovation Wild – New episode!
December 25 @ 7am ET
Master reclaimer, restoration expert, and visionary Jay Chaikin and his crew of expert builders and designers are on a mission to track down and re-purpose the coolest vintage structures and relics, recycling them into amazing, one-of-a-kind living spaces of the most spectacular variety.
Restoration Wild – New series!
December 25 from 8am – 1pm ET
Chaikin scours the countryside to reclaim abandoned items and transform them into livable, spectacular spaces, helping his clients reconnect with nature.
Canada’s Worst Driver – Season 11 Marathon
December 25 from 1pm – 9pm ET
Season 11 sees Host Andrew Younghusband tackling excessive speed, following nine of the most appalling drivers from Canada as they make their way to the program’s infamous Rehabilitation Centre in Dunville, Ont. The nine drivers, each nominated by a friend or family member, are put to the test in a controlled-driving environment and evaluated by a panel of experts. Week by week, one driver will graduate, with the final episode featuring the last three drivers facing the ultimate showdown before one is ultimately crowned Season 11’s Worst Driver.
How Hard – TV Debut!
December 25 @ 9pm ET
According to Host Andrew Younghusband many things in life look amazing and difficult, but not impossible. Younghusband tests this theory and tries out various occupations. After all, how hard can it be?
Epic Bar Builds – New series!
December 26 from 9am – 3pm ET
Viewers follow the men and women of the Heineman Bar Company (HBC) in Chicago as they create the most awesome, one-of-a-kind bars anywhere in the U.S. Led by bar-design savant Aaron Heineman, the team takes on custom barroom projects across the nation. No bar project is too big or too small for HBC, and they always rise to meet the challenges of each build.
Epic Mancave Builds – New series!
December 26 from 3pm – 6pm ET
On the edge of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah, there’s a motley crew of torch -wielding, adrenaline-soaked fabricators hell bent on building the most epic man caves in the world. Metalwork mastermind Brandon Ruff heads the rough- and-tumble company known as Firemass Metal. Alongside his friends, Tomas, Bryan, Jake, and Nate, Team Firemass tears through garages, basements, and unused spaces across the country like a testosterone-infused wrecking ball.
Shark Week 2015 – Winter Edition Marathon (New episodes at 8pm and 9pm)
December 26 from 6pm – 2am ET
The summer’s most-anticipated annual TV event gets a yuletide rewind on Discovery, including MONSTER MAKO, ISLAND OF THE MEGA SHARK, SHARK WORLD, and the all-new SHARK: BEYOND THE BITE and SHARK-BENEATH THE SURFACE.
Land Rush – Season 1 Marathon
December 27 from 9am – 3pm ET
Four modern-day pioneers face the challenge of their lives when they head into the Alaskan wilderness to build dream homesteads. Woodsman Danny Knowles plans to build his log cabin by hand; single mother Tiffany Allen wants to raise her eight-year-old son on a remote mountainside surrounded by wildlife; sea captain Greg Gabriel has a million-dollar view from his island site, but he must carry everything in by boat; and military veteran Jim Jones enlists an old Navy friend to help him find his land, but they get off to a rough start.
Hillbilly Blood – New series!
December 27 from 3pm – 6pm ET
In the backwoods of Cold Mountain, North Carolina, known for fascinating characters and deep-rooted tradition, folks live off the land just like their parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents before them. They are committed to carrying on the custom of getting by with little and making do with less.
Bering Sea Gold – Season 5 Marathon
December 27 from 6pm – 9pm ET
In Nome, Alaska, the precious metal isn’t found in the ground, it’s sitting in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea. And there are a handful of people willing to risk it all to bring it to the surface. Each season follows a different group of dredgers, who search for gold in shallow waters – and maybe even become rich. Failure could yield a vast array of consequences, from possible jail time to injury and even death.
Bering Sea Gold – Season 5 – New episodes!
December 27 from 9pm – Midnight ET
Through the halfway point of the ice-mining season, every operation is pulling out all the stops to make it pay. But the gold dredges and their eccentric crew will have to contend with the weight of the past before they can land on future riches.
Outback Truckers – Season 3 Marathon
December 28 from 12pm – 6pm ET
Men and women in monster rigs attempting marathon runs along the toughest roads and loneliest highways in the world – they are Australia’s Outback Truckers. Full of dirt, drama, and danger, this series follows these skilled truckers as they haul their massive loads through hell on earth where only one thing matters: getting there and back alive.
Charley Boorman’s Extreme Frontiers: USA – New series!
December 28 from 6pm – Midnight ET
Charley Boorman tours the U.S., travelling more than 8,000 miles across 22states to showcase the eclectic cultures, history, landscapes, locals, and adventure that the nation has to offer. Starting in Hawaii, he moves to Alaska, then to the eastern seaboard, down to the southern states, inland to the Gulf of Mexico, and up again to the Rockies before finishing on the Pacific Coast in Los Angeles.
Highway Thru Hell – Season 4 Marathon
December 29 from 11am – Midnight ET
Jamie Davis is looking to expand his Heavy Recovery Operation while facing new challenges and bigger wrecks. The Jamie Davis Heavy Rescue crew faces significant change, as Davis’ brothers pitch in to help with both operations between two provinces.
Tanked – Season 5 Marathon
December 30 from 2pm – Midnight
Tanked takes viewers into the high-decibel, family-owned business of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), one of the U.S.’s leading and most successful builders of aquariums. Led by brothers-in-law (and business partners, best friends, and rivals) Brett Raymer and Wayde King, and housed in a state-of- the-art, cavernous facility located in the centre of Las Vegas, ATM has created thousands of enormous conceptual aquariums for high-profile clients.
100 Miles from Nowhere – New series!
Thursday, December 31 from 3pm – 6pm ET
Adventurer Matt Galland and his two best buddies Danny Bryson and Blake Josephson venture out to remote, extreme locations throughout the globe where cameras – let alone people – have rarely gone. In just three or four days, the trio treks approximately 100 miles while documenting and shooting their own escapades with absolutely no camera crew. Their incredible journey takes them to extreme landscapes, including steep mountains, insufferably hot deserts, freezing-cold canyons, and snake-infested jungles.
River Monsters – “Best of” Marathon
December 31 from 6pm – 6am ET
Freshwater detective and biologist Jeremy Wade hunts for freshwater fish with a taste for human flesh. This rip-roaring ride through the dark side of nature mixes action and adventure with mysteries, edge-of-the-seat chases, and a battle of wills between human and near supernatural beasts. These killers lurk in the serpentine waterways of the planet, mooching murderously underwater and growing to truly awesome sizes.
Mythbusters – Season 9 & 10 Marathon
January 1 from 6am – 4pm ET
Viewers tag along in this scientific detective series that attempts to validate urban myths using every tool in the box. Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman investigate the claims of “true believers”. Each program looks at three myths before revealing which, if any, have basis in solid fact.
NAKED AND AFRAID XL – Naked New Year’s Marathon
January 1 from 4pm – Midnight ET
A dozen of the smartest, most dynamic survivalists who have previously appeared on NAKED AND AFRAID find themselves stranded in a very remote area with no food, no water, and no clothing. A societal challenge, how will these six men and six women, all extreme survivalists with their own expertise, respond to each other if and when they meet up? Will they live together as one large group or will they break into smaller pockets of people? Will some want to survive solo for the full challenge?
Arctic Rescue – Season 1 Marathon
January 2 from 11am– 3pm ET
Fairbanks, Alaska is home to some of the harshest weather conditions in North America. When driving conditions become treacherous and motorists become stranded, three towing companies are called on to pull them to safety: Borealis, Ron’s, and Lucky 7.
Nathan For You
December 21 from 9pm – 1am
Business expert Nathan Fielder uses his outlandish marketing strategies tohelp struggling companies in this marathon featuring every episode from Season 3 of NATHAN FOR YOU.
December 22 from 9pm – 2am
Relive every episode of this 90’s cop extravaganza, and join Dazzle Novak and his partner, police officer Chrysalis Tate as they protect their neon-soaked metropolis.
December 23 from 2am – 5:30am
No medical condition can distract the oblivious physicians in CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL from their need to flirt and gossip in front of horrified children in this Season 5 marathon.
December 23 from 9pm – 3:30am
This marathon features every episode from Season 5, following Adam, Blake and Ders as they work together from 9 to 5, live together from 5 to 9, and party together 24/7.
The Jack & Triumph Show
December 24 from 3:30am – 6am
Jack, a former child star of the ’80s and ’90s, is joined by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog in this marathon, featuring every episode from Season 1.
World’s Craziest Fools
December 24 and December 25 from 11am – 9pm
Hosted by Mr. T, this marathon features every episode from Season 1 and includes the craziest clips of the silliest people doing the most foolish things from all around the world.
December 24 – January 3 from 9pm – 6am
Comedian Daniel Tosh offers witty and humourous commentary on the latest viral clips and Internet sensations in this TOSH.0 marathon, featuring episodes from Season 6.
December 28 from 9pm – 2am
Abbi and Ilana go on a whole new slew of adventures in New York City in this Season 2 marathon.
December 29 – December 30 from 9pm – 2am
Follow the South Park crew through their latest antics and adventures in this marathon, featuring episodes from Season 18 and Season 19.
December 31 – January 1 from 6am – 9pm
Much ends the year right with a recap of the Top 50 most popular and most influential music videos of 2015.
Face Off Marathon
December 21 – December 22 from 8am – 10pm
Space takes viewers inside the world of competitive special-effects make-up with a marathon of FACE OFF Seasons 8 and 9. Contestants battle it, creating amazing works of living art, to be crowned the winner and take home the top prize.
Christmas with The Doctor Marathon
December 23 from 8am – 12:30am
December 24 from 6:30am – 9pm
December 25 from 8:30am – 9pm
It’s not SPACE-MAS without an appearance by the Doctor! This marathon features every DOCTOR WHO Christmas special, from “The Christmas Invasion” to “Last Christmas”, plus memorable past episodes and specials including “The Waters of Mars” and THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR, and a chance for viewers to catch up on seasons 8 and 9 in full before unwrapping the all-new 2015 DOCTOR WHO Christmas special.
2015 DOCTOR WHO Christmas Special – “The Husbands of River Song”
December 25 @ 9pm ET
It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from carols and comedy antlers. But when the Time Lord’s help is requested he finds himself recruited into River Song’s squad and hurled into a fast and frantic chase across the galaxy! King Hydroflax is furious and his giant robot bodyguard is out of control and coming for them all! Will Nardole survive? And when will River work out who the Doctor is?
The Librarians Catch-Up Marathon
December 26 from 11am – 9pm
December 27 from 11am – 8pm
Viewers have the chance to catch-up on the first two seasons of The Librarians before the Season 2 finale. The Librarians follows a team that works for an ancient organization tasked with protecting an unwitting world from a hidden, magical reality that exists around them.
The Librarians – Season 2 Finale
“The Librarians and the Final Curtain”
December 28 @ 8pm
The Librarians discover that Prospero’s renewed magic is wreaking havoc with the technology of the world. He is recreating an idyllic forest utopia, and in order to stop him, Flynn and Baird must travel back to 1611, while therest of the team battles Prospero in the present. Little do they realize that they can only defeat Prospero in each time by finding a way to work together, separated by five centuries.
Merry Potter Marathon
December 27 9pm – January 1 6:45pm
This marathon features all eight films of the Harry Potter film series. Adding to the magic, Space will also air THE MUMMY and THE MUMMY RETURNS; MIRROR, MIRROR; THE THREE MUSKETEERS; PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME; and many more.
The Expanse Catch-Up Marathon
December 29 from 7pm – 10pm
Viewers have the opportunity to get fully immersed in the world of The Expanse with a marathon of the first three episodes of the new galactic drama, followed by an all-new episode.
Nicolas Cage-a-thon 2: Cagier than Ever
January 1 – January 3 from 6:45 p.m. – 3:55 a.m.
Space starts the New Year off with some magic, action, adventure, and even more Nicolas Cage! The NICOLAS CAGE-A-THON 2: CAGIER THAN EVER marathon unleashes some of Nicolas Cage’s most memorable films on the Space audience, including THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE, THE ROCK, KICK-ASS, NATIONAL TREASURE, THE WICKER MAN, and more.
Love It or List Marathon – December 28 from 6am to 10am ET/PT
Good Witch Marathon – December 28 from 12pm to 10pm ET/PT
Property Brothers Marathon – December 29 from 9am to 3:30pm ET/PT
Love It or List It Vancouver Marathon – December 30 from 6am to 10am ET/PT
Masters of Flip Marathon – December 30 from 10am to 6pm ET/PT
Hockey Wives Marathon – December 31 from 6am to 1pm ET/PT
Say Yes to The Dress Canada Marathon – January 1 from 8am to 11am ET/PT