Thursday's Highlights: 'Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown' Fox
SNUGGLE UP: Linus and the Peanuts gang are featured in the new animated special “Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown” at 8:30 p.m. on Fox.
The Twilight Zone: KTLA kicks off a day-long marathon of episodes from Rod Serling’s classic sci-fi anthology series (9 a.m.).
CMT Crossroads: Pop music’s Sting and country crooner Vince Gill share the stage in this new installment (8 p.m. CMT).
Parade: Coverage of the big to-do in New York City is offered in “The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS” (9 a.m. CBS) and “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” (9 a.m. NBC).
The National Dog Show: It’s a cavalcade of canines at the annual competition presented by the Kennel Club of Philadelphia (noon NBC).
Kaleidoscope on Ice: Some of figure skating’s finest lace up their skates for this new special (1 p.m. Fox).
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving: The Peanuts pals are also featured in this vintage animated tale (8 p.m. ABC).
Punkin Chunkin 2011: Pumpkins are once again used as projectiles as this annual contest returns (8 p.m. Discovery).
Radio City Holiday: The venerable New York City venue gets a seasonal makeover from interior designer Thom Filicia in this special (9 p.m. HGTV).
A Very Gaga Thanksgiving: Fashion-forward dance-pop diva Lady Gaga chats with Katie Couric and performs with Tony Bennett in her very own holiday special (9:30 p.m. ABC).
The 85th Anniversary of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: This special offers highlights of parades past (10 p.m. NBC).
The Lady Eve: Barbara Stanwyck needs Henry Fonda like the ax needs the turkey in director Preston Sturgess’ sexy 1941 romp (7 p.m. TCM).
Football: The Packers play the Lions (9:30 a.m. Fox), the Dolphins meet the Cowboys (1 p.m. CBS) and the 49ers battle the Ravens (5 p.m. NFL).
College football: Texas takes on Texas A&M (5 p.m. ESPN).