Get ready to kick off the holiday season on Thursday, Nov. 27. As many celebrate Thanksgiving Day with family and friends in the kitchen and around the dinner table, the TV world is gearing up for holiday movies and specials. Take a break from the turkey and grab a slice of pumpkin pie to go, because we’ve compiled a list of parades, specials and movies that you won’t want to miss:

Thursday, Nov. 27

Time: 8:00 a.m. EST

  • PBS -- “Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas” (2009 Christmas special).
  • FX -- “Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!” (2008 movie).
  • ABC Family -- “The Middle” (2011 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Hallmark -- “Meet the Santas” (2005 Christmas movie).
  • LMN -- “The Governor’s Wife” (2007 movie).
  • Nick -- “Dora the Explorer” (2012 Thanksgiving episode).
  • TCM -- “Jack and the Beanstalk” (1952 movie).

Time: 8:30 a.m. EST

  • ABC Family -- “The Middle” (2012 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Cartoon Network -- “Regular Show” (2013 Thanksgiving episode).

Time: 9:00 a.m. EST

  • CBS -- “Thanksgiving Day Parade” (Hosted by Kevin Frazier and Thea Andrews, the 54th annual telecast will feature performances from Taylor Swift and Broadway shows “Matilda” and “Pippin.”)
  • NBC -- Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” (Join Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie as they anchor the 88th annual “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.” Keep an eye out for celebrity guests Hilary Duff, Renée Fleming, Becky G, Lucy Hale, Nick Jonas, Kiss, Sandra Lee, the Madden Brothers and Romeo Santos.)
  • WGN -- “McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade” (Chicago celebrates its 81st annual parade with appearances from Dee Snider, Colin Egglesfield, Karolyn Grimes and Yuri Sardarov.)
  • ABC Family -- “The Middle” (2013 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Animal -- “Turkey Secrets” (2002 special).
  • Disney XD -- “ParaNorman” (2012 movie).
  • FXM -- “On the Sunny Side” (1942 movie).
  • Lifetime -- “A Christmas Wedding” (2006 Christmas movie).
  • Spike -- “Shooter” (2007 movie).

Time: 9:30 a.m. EST

  • Syfy -- “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968 movie).
  • TCM -- “The Little Princess” (1939 movie).
  • FXX -- “The Sitter” (2011 movie).

Time: 10:00 a.m. EST

  • AMC -- “Jurassic Park” (1993 movie).
  • Disney -- “Meet the Robinsons” (2007 movie).
  • FX -- “How to Train Your Dragon” – (2010 movie).
  • LMN -- “Her Only Child” (2008 movie).

Time: 11:00 a.m. EST

  • Bravo -- “Top Chef: The First Thanksgiving” (2014 Thanksgiving episode).
  • ABC Family -- “Happy Feet” (2006 movie).
  • Lifetime -- “Comfort and Joy” (2003 Christmas movie).
  • VH1 -- “A League of Their Own” (1992 movie).

Time: 11:30 a.m. EST

  • TCM -- “Little Women” (1949 movie).
  • FXX -- “That’s My Boy” (2012 movie).

Time: 12:00 p.m. EST

  • WE -- “Roseanne” (1991 Thanksgiving episode).
  • TBS -- “Friends” (1998 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Disney -- “Good Luck Charlie” (2011 Thanksgiving episode).
  • WGN -- “Blue Bloods” (2011 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Discovery -- “Alaska: The Last Frontier” (2013 Thanksgiving episode).
  • FX -- “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” (2009 movie).
  • Hallmark -- “Angels and Ornaments” (2014 Christmas movie).
  • LMN -- “Her Perfect Spouse” (2003 movie).
  • Spike -- “I Am Legend” (2007 movie).

Time: 12:30 p.m. EST

  • WE -- “Roseanne” (1993 Thanksgiving episode).

Time: 1:00 p.m. EST

  • WE -- “Roseanne” (1994 Thanksgiving episode).
  • CMT -- “Reba” (2004 Thanksgiving episode).
  • ABC -- “The Chew” (2014 Thanksgiving episode).
  • AMC -- “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997 movie).
  • Disney XD -- “Pants on Fire” (2014 movie).
  • Lifetime -- “The Christmas Hope” (2009 Christmas movie).
  • Nick -- “Sophie Grace & Rosie’s Royal Adventure” (2014 movie).
  • Syfy -- “Star Trek: Nemesis” (2002 movie).

Time: 1:30 p.m. EST

  • ABC Family -- “Happy Feet Two” (2011 movie).
  • BET -- “Little Man” (2006 movie).
  • TMC -- “Scent of a Woman” (1992 movie).

Time: 2:00 p.m. EST

  • Hallmark -- “The Thanksgiving House” (2013 Thanksgiving movie).
  • NBC -- “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” (2014 rerun).
  • Cartoon Network -- “Teen Titans Go!” (Thanksgiving episode).
  • Fuse -- “House Party 2” (1991 movie).
  • FX -- “Ice Age: Continental Drift” (2012 movie).
  • FXX -- “Here Comes the Boom” (2012 movie).
  • LMN -- “My Mother’s Secret” (2012 movie).

Time: 2:30 p.m. EST

  • TBS -- “Friends” (2003 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Spike -- “End of Watch” (2012 movie).

Time: 3:00 p.m. EST

  • FXM -- “Thanksgiving Family Reunion” (2003 Thanksgiving movie).
  • Lifetime -- “A Christmas Proposal” (2008 Christmas movie).

Time: 3:30 p.m. EST

  • ABC Family -- “Alvin and the Chipmunks” (2007 movie).
  • Syfy -- “Space Cowboys” (2000 movie).
  • TCM -- “The Muppets Take Manhattan” (1984 movie).

Time: 4:00 p.m. EST

  • AMC -- “Jurassic Park III” (2001 movie).
  • BET -- “Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns” (2008 movie).
  • Fuse -- “House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute” (2001 movie).
  • FX -- “The Lorax” (2012 movie).
  • Hallmark -- “A Cookie Cutter Christmas” (2014 movie).
  • LMN -- “Deadly Sibling Rivalry” (2011 movie).

Time: 4:30 p.m. EST

  • IFC -- “Beetlejuice” (1988 movie).

Time: 5:00 p.m. EST

  • FXM -- “Thanksgiving Family Reunion” (2003 Thanksgiving movie).
  • Cartoon Network -- “Teen Titans Go!” (Thanksgiving episode).
  • Lifetime -- “The Notebook” (2004 movie).

Time: 5:15 p.m. EST

  • Comedy Central -- “Happy Gilmore” (1996 movie).

Time: 5:30 p.m. EST

  • ABC Family -- “Cars 2” (2011 movie).
  • TCM -- “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” (1968 movie).
  • Nick -- “Jinxed” (2013 movie).

Time: 6:00 p.m. EST

  • AMC -- “Jurassic Park” (1993 movie).
  • Disney XD -- “Meet the Robinsons” (2007 movie).
  • Fuse -- “House Party: Tonight’s the Night” (2013 movie).
  • FX -- “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” (2012 movie).
  • Hallmark -- “Christmas Shepherd” (2014 movie).
  • LMN -- “A Sister’s Revenge” (2013 movie).

Time: 6:30 p.m. EST

  • Disney -- “Good Luck Charlie” (2011 Thanksgiving episode).
  • IFC -- “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” (2010 movie).
  • Syfy -- “Stargate” (1994 movie).

Time: 7:00 p.m. EST

  • FXM -- “Thanksgiving Family Reunion” (2003 Thanksgiving movie).
  • Nick -- “Mrs. Doubtfire” (1993 movie).

Time: 7:30 p.m. EST

  • CMT -- “Reba” (2004 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Comedy Central -- “Dumb and Dumber” (1994 movie).
  • BET -- “The Preacher’s Wife” (1996 movie).

Time: 8:00 p.m. EST

  • FXX -- “The Simpsons” (1990 Thanksgiving episode).
  • CBS -- “The Big Bang Theory” (2013 Thanksgiving episode).
  • FX -- “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa” (2008 movie).
  • Hallmark -- “Northpole” (2014 Christmas movie).
  • Lifetime -- “The Holiday” (2006 movie).
  • LMN -- “Lizzie Borden Took an Ax” (2014 movie).
  • OWN -- “Julie & Julia” (2009 movie).

Time: 8:30 p.m. EST

  • ABC Family -- “Ratatouille” (2007 movie).
  • E! -- “Two Weeks Notice” (2002 movie).

Time: 9:00 p.m. EST

  • FXM -- “Thanksgiving Family Reunion” (2003 Thanksgiving movie).
  • Cartoon Network -- “The Cleveland Show” (2012 Thanksgiving episode).
  • FYI -- “Thanksgiving Unstuffed” (2014 special).
  • VH1 -- “A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving” (new 2014 Thanksgiving special).
  • AMC -- “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997 movie).
  • IFC -- “Hot Fuzz” (2007 movie).
  • Syfy -- “Poseidon” (2006 movie).

Time: 10:00 p.m. EST

  • Discovery -- “Alaska: The Last Frontier Exposed” (new 2014 Thanksgiving special).
  • BET -- “The Little Richard Story” (1980 movie).
  • Disney XD -- “Pants on Fire” (2014 movie).
  • FX -- “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” (2012 movie).
  • FXX -- “The Simpsons Movie” (2007 movie).
  • Hallmark -- “Royal Christmas” (2014 Christmas movie).
  • LMN -- “Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs” (2014 movie).

Time: 10:30 p.m. EST

  • E! -- “The Women” (2008 movie).

Time: 11:00 p.m. EST

  • FXM -- “Thanksgiving Family Reunion” (2003 Thanksgiving movie).
  • Discovery -- “Alaska: The Last Frontier” (2013 Thanksgiving episode).
  • Comedy Central -- “Dumb and Dumber” (1994 movie).
  • VH1 -- “A League of Their Own” (1992 movie).

Time: 11:30 p.m. EST

  • Nick -- “Friends” (1998 Thanksgiving episode).