Among Thursday's traditional -- and new -- Thanksgiving television fare:
* Parades: From 9 a.m. to noon, live from New York:
NBC's "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" is hosted by the "Today" show crew of Matt Lauer, Katie Couric and Al Roker and will be broadcast in high definition for the first time. High school bands will pay tribute to New Orleans.
On CBS, "The Thanksgiving Day Parade" will be hosted by Hannah Storm and Dave Price of "The Early Show," and Gary Valentine ("The King of Queens") will report from the parade route.
* Football: It wouldn't be Turkey Day without touchdowns. The games: Atlanta at Detroit at 12:30 p.m. on Fox; Virginia Tech at Virginia at 3 p.m. on CSN; Denver at Dallas at 4 p.m. on CBS; Pittsburgh at West Virginia at 8 p.m. on ESPN.
* Fangs-giving from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Animal Planet: A collection of programs with a bite, covering various critters from ferocious felines to dinosaur descendants.
* "The National Dog Show" at noon on NBC: John O'Hurley ("Dancing With the Stars") joins dog expert David Frei to comment on the competition.
* "Home for the Holidays: History of Thanksgiving" at noon and 6 p.m. on History: A look at the holiday's early history and modern traditions.
* Thanksgiving With Raymond from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on TBS: Spend the day with the Barone family with a marathon of "Everybody Loves Raymond" episodes.
* "The Man Who Saved Christmas" at 1:30 p.m. on CBS: Jason Alexander and Ed Asner star in this 2002 film based on the true story of toymaker A.C. Gilbert.
* "Miracle on 34th Street" at 2 p.m. on NBC: A girl and her no-nonsense mother learn about the magic of believing in this 1947 Oscar-winning classic.
* "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" at 8 p.m. on ABC: There's a lesson to be learned when the dinner is a disaster in this animated special from 1973.