Thanksgiving on Utah TV: Parade and football — what did you expect?
Published: November 21, 2012 03:46PM
Updated: November 21, 2012 03:48PM
The Chloe ballon and Spider-Man balloon are inflated for the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on New York's Upper West Side, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. More than 3 million people typically attend the event and it has a TV audience of 50 million. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
It's a TV tradition to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, and Utahns will have not one, not two, but three chances to do so. Even without the help of DVRs.
The annual event will air live on CBS (7 a.m., Ch. 2) and then tape-delayed twice on NBC (9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Ch. 5).
Thursday on TV ...
NFL: Houston Texans at Detroit Lions (10:30 a.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys (2:30 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13); New England Patriots at New York Jets (6:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5)
The National Dog Show (Noon., NBC/Ch. 5): The Kennel Club of Philadelphia's annual event.
College football: Tuskegee at Alabama State (2 p.m., ESPNU); TCU at Texas (6:30 p.m., ESPN)
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Mediocre 1973 animation. (Repeat)
The X Factor (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Contestants are eliminated.
Glee (8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): Blaine runs into the warblers.