In less than 24 hours, we’ll be gathered round the table with loved ones eating until our pants buttons pop and fatigue settles in. Those who make it to the couch will grab the remote in hopes of finding something to watch until Black Friday activities commence. Whether you’re in a house taken over by kids or men or whether you’re waiting for dinner or stuffing your face with leftovers, take in some festive programming in between.–Nicole Brown
1. Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade
9 a.m. ET on NBC
For many households, taking in Macy’s annual Thanksgiving bash is tradition. This year marks the 86th anniversary of the NYC spectacle, which will include a long list list of celebrities, including Flo Rida and “Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepson. Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie will host once again.