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Thursday: After your turkey dinner, feast on "The Incredibles." Plus: What did you think of the "Phenomenon" finale?


Salon Staff
November 22, 2007 4:00PM (UTC)

Prime Pick

If you and your family don't want to brave the post-turkey crowds at the movie theater, you might consider lolling about in that semicomatose state in front of "The Incredibles" (8 p.m. EST on NBC), Brad Bird's Oscar-winning animated action thriller. Featuring voices by Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson and Sarah Vowell, who's at her whiny best as timid teenager Violet Parr, "The Incredibles" features visually appealing animation, a clever story and lots of witty lines. What more could you ask for from a family movie? It might even keep you awake long enough that you can justify a second slice of pumpkin pie.

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Also…

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" airs at 9 a.m. EST today on CBS and NBC, followed by the "National Dog Show" (noon EST on NBC). The big college football game tonight is USC at Arizona State (8 p.m. EST on ESPN). Those with a taste for something a little fluffier and girlier might enjoy "Legally Blonde: The Musical" (8 p.m. EST on MTV), or tonight's episode of "Grey's Anatomy" (9 p.m. EST on ABC), in which Ava returns (again!) to plague poor, stupid Alex. Afterward, sappy small-town drama "October Road" returns for a second season (10 p.m. EST on ABC).

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Last night

What did you think of the "Phenomenon" finale on Wednesday night? Go here to discuss.

On the talk shows

Regis and Kelly

ABC, 9 a.m. EST

Josh Duhamel, Jodie Foster (repeat)

The View

ABC, 11 a.m. EST

Jerry Seinfeld, Brooks & Dunn (repeat)

Ellen DeGeneres

Syndicated, check local listings

Dana Carvey, Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus

Oprah Winfrey

Syndicated, check local listings

Bill Clinton, Andre Agassi (repeat)

Charlie Rose

PBS, check local listings

Eric Ripert, Michael Oreskes

Larry King

CNN, 9 p.m. EST

Preempted

Jon Stewart

Comedy Central, 11 p.m. EST

Preempted

Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central, 11:30 p.m. EST

Preempted

David Letterman

CBS, 11:30 p.m. EST

Eugene Levy, John Mayer (repeat)

Jay Leno

NBC, 11:35 p.m. EST

Howie Mandel, Nelly Furtado (repeat)

Tavis Smiley

PBS, check local listings

Alan Alda (repeat)

Jimmy Kimmel

ABC, 12:05 a.m. EST

TBA

Conan O'Brien

NBC, 12:35 a.m. EST

Brad Garrett, Joy Behar, Rogue Wave (repeat)

Craig Ferguson

CBS, 12:35 a.m. EST

Felicity Huffman, Dax Shepard, Akon (repeat)

Contributors: Megan Doll, Heather Havrilesky, Eryn Loeb, Amy Reiter


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