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This holiday, while you’re indulging in that gluttonous plate filled with turkey, sweet potatoes, greens and mac, here’s a few flicks and shows you can watch with your loved ones that are family safe and equally as entertaining.

“Seasons Of Love”

Lifetime’s original movie “Season Of Love” is one of those feel good Black films that reminds you of the important things in life, love and family.

The love story is centered around Kyla (LeToya Luckett) and her new man Amir (Cleo Anthony), who find their relationship struggling after the death of his father. The couple find their way amidst the somber time and figure out what truly matters.

Reasons To Watch:

-Not only does Taraji appear in “Seasons Of Love,” she is the executive producer of the TV film.

-It stars your favorite celebs: LeToya Luckett, Richard Portnow, Cleo Anthony, Rob Riley, Gladys Knight, Taraji Henson and Cliff “Method Man” Smith.

-It’s a Black love story and after watching “Beyond The Lights” we’re feeling gushy inside.

-Cleo Anthony is fine.

Catch “Seasons Of Love” when it re-airs on Lifetime: Wednesday, Nov 26 at 10 PM and Thursday November, 27 at 2 AM

“T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle Thanksgiving Special”

Cue up the DVR, the Harris Family’s latest adventure includes volunteering to hand out food at a local shelter where the kids learn the meaning of Thanksgiving.

Reasons To Watch:

“T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” always has a positive message and this time around is no different as the Harris family encounter the less fortunate.

-Shekinah cameos

-To see what career Damani chooses next

“Tamar’s Thanksgiving Dish” Marathon

We have a feeling Tamar isn’t as graceful in the kitchen as she is on stage, which is why we’re grateful we don’t have to watch her cook. WeTV is airing a marathon of Tamar & Vince” season 3 featuring special commentary vignettes from Tamar herself.

Reasons To Watch:

– Commentary from Tamar…duh!

– She says things like, “What do we need a German Shepherd for, we not in Germany?!”

Catch “Tamar and Vince” Thursday, November 27 on WeTV from 4PM-10PM.

“An En Vogue Christmas”

Find out what happens when the legendary girl group En Vogue reunites to save the local town theater from closing its doors forever in a show that challenges their friendships and spirit in time for the holidays.

Reasons To Watch:

-It’s En Vogue, need we say more?

Catch “An En Vogue Christmas?” tonight on Lifetime at 6pm while you’re snapping those peas and basting the turkey.

And…On Netflix

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Allow Jennifer Lawrence to entertain you and your family as she battles The Capital in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” then woo Bradley Cooper in “Silver Linings Playbook.” Other great flicks on Netflixx include: “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Rent” and “School Of Rock.”

Happy Turkey Day!


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