2009 Soap Opera Thanksgiving Pre-Emption Schedule! (UPDATED!)
Updated on November 20:
The Young and the Restless will air a 2005 classic episode of Michael and Lauren’s wedding on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 26, at 12:30 PM ET, 11:00 AM CT, 10:00 AM MT, but will not air on the West Coast.
On Friday November 27, another classic episode, Michael Baldwin’s “It’s a Wonderful Life,” will air at 12:30 PM ET, 11:00 AM CT, 10:00 AM MT and 3:00 PM PT.
Previously Reported On November 19:
It’s almost turkey time for those in the United States, which unfortunatley means some soap opera pre-emptions. However, it’s always good to spend time with family and friends, and at least you won’t miss any of the drama, as everything will pick up where the shows leave off come the following Monday November 30!
On Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 26:
As always, ABC will again air encores of its soaps. All My Children will air its June 12, 2009 episode, General Hospital will its November 20 episode, and One Life to Live will air its October 9, 2009 episode.
Days of Our Lives will be preempted on NBC, as the network airs the “National Dog Show.”
On Friday November 27:
All ABC soaps will be pre-empted due to College Football.
CBS soaps will be pre-empted as well due to a CBS Sports Programming special titled "Best of College Football 2009."
NBC will air a new episode of Days of Our Lives!
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