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Recover on the couch with New Year's TV marathons

With bleary eyes and ballooning waistlines from all the holiday revelry, today's our day to take the tree down, sip something low-cal and zone out on the tube.

It's not all football. After New Year's Eve parties it's fitting that The Hangover plays on TBS four times today. Or check out USA's "Resolve to Watch" marathon of Law & Order: SVU running from 6 a.m. today to 6 a.m. Wednesday. The best resolutions are the ones you know you can keep.

Here are some more TV marathons to keep you on the couch today:

My Strange Addiction: With episode titles like "Eats Toilet Paper," "Wears Ciapers" and "Drain Hair Collector," we're going to have to watch this TLC marathon of My Strange Addiction to feel good about ourselves before the New Year's dieting begins. Seven addictive episodes begin at 11 a.m. followed by 10 episodes of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, so your self-esteem boost is fully launched.

The Twilight Zone (Syfy): "There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man," Rod Serling first informed us in 1959. "It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity." Classic episodes starting at 6 a.m. today.

Storage Wars (A&E): Pop open a marathon starting at 8 a.m. with two new Storage Wars Texas at 9 p.m. and two new episodes of the newest Storage Wars: New York at 10 p.m.

Doomsday Preppers (Nat Geo): The network's most-watched series shows that people who worry about the end of the world and financial collapse are endlessly entertaining. Marathon begins at 8 a.m.

Dance Moms (Lifetime): The docusoap returns with several new faces all vying for the chance to become Abby's new favorite in the 90-minute season premiere at 9 p.m. today. But first, there's a marathon from last season starting at 8 a.m. and an inside look called Dance Moms Special: The Smoke Before the Fire at 8 p.m., in which "momagers" and daughters dish.

America's Next Top Model: British Invasion (Oxygen): See 12 episodes of models gone mad starting at 10 a.m. Former Britain's Next Top Model contestants compete against a new group of American hopefuls.

Final 24 (Current): The Current TV channel today is all about bright stars who flamed out too young. Janis Joplin's Final 24 at 6 a.m., Hunter S. Thompson's Final 24 at 7 a.m., then in the afternoon the final days of Anna Nicole Smith (2 p.m.), Nicole Brown Simpson (3 p.m.) a repeat of Hunter S. Thompson (4 p.m.) followed by Sid Vicious, Tupac Shakur and Janis Joplin at 7 p.m.

Swamp People (History): In a year of record ratings and the death of one of Swamp People's popular figures, Mitchell Guist, the History Channel will run a marathon of the reality show about the denizens of the southern Louisiana marshlands and bayous starting at 6 a.m.

Don't get up yet

Bewitched (Logo):

24 episodes.

Bunheads (ABC Family): Seven episodes

Dog Whisperer/The Incredible Dr. Pol (Nat Geo Wild): 20 alternating episodes.

Drop 5 lbs With Good Housekeeping (Cooking Channel): 10 episodes early.

Fringe (Science):

13 episodes.

Hardcore Pawn (truTV):

26 episodes.

Mysteries at the Museum (Travel Channel):

11 episodes.

Mystery Diners (Food Network): 10 episodes.

Reba (CMT):

16 episodes tonight.

Rehab Addict (DIY):

13 episodes tonight.

Saved by the Bell (MTV2):

10 episodes early.

Sex and the City (Style):

14 episodes tonight.

The Tudors (BBC America): 20 episodes.

Tyler Perry's … (BET):

Three movies play twice.

NCIS (USA) An NCIS "Best of Season 8" marathon starts at noon Wednesday.

Recover on the couch with New Year's TV marathons 12/31/12 [Last modified: Monday, December 31, 2012 8:35pm]
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