Your guide to Christmas Day marathons 2013

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This Christmas, don’t feel pressured to attend yet another holiday party. If you’d rather stay in and enjoy a relaxing day in front of the television, you do have options. For the Christmas-lover, ABC Family will be running a marathon of holiday films, from The Santa Clause to National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. But if you’re not as excited about more holiday cheer, there are other options, such as a Doctor Who marathon or an evening spent with Duck Dynasty.

We’ve rounded up your marathon options below:

*Note: Final time is when final episode begins; all in ET

ABC Family Christmas movies (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Doctor Who (BBC, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) followed by Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor at 6 p.m., and additional specials Doctor Who: Farewell to Matt Smith at 8 p.m. and Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor at 9 p.m. And if you miss them the first time around, the specials will air again immediately after The Time of the Doctor ends.

Hawaii Life (HGTV, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.)

Nightmare Next Door (ID, 2 a.m. to noon)

Man v. Food Nation (Travel, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) followed by Man v. Food (1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.)

Undercover Boss (TLC, Noon to next day)

Holmes Inspection (DIY, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.) followed by Holmes Makes It Right (Noon to next day)

A Christmas Carol on repeat starting at 12:05 p.m. (FXM)

Duck Dynasty (A&E, 6 p.m. through next day)

A Christmas Story on repeat starting on Christmas Eve and running until 6 p.m. Christmas Day (TBS)

“Oy! To The World: A Mel Brooks Christmas Marathon” in which Brooks hosts a marathon of his most acclaimed films, from The Producers to Robin Hood: Men in Tights. (Sundance, starting at 6 a.m.)

“A Very Quentin X-mas” marathon will feature Quentin Tarantino’s films, such as Reservoir Dogs, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Kill Bill Vol. 2.(ENCORE, starting at 11:30 a.m.)

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