What to Watch Instead of the Super Bowl

Puppy Bowl
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Dan Schachner, chief referee attends the Discovery Communications And Animal Planet Ringing of The Nasdaq Closing Bell To Kick Off Puppy Bowl XII ay NASDAQ MarketSite on Feb. 3, 2016 in New York City.

Last year’s Super Bowl was the fifth most-watched TV broadcast in history, with 111.3 million viewers -- but that doesn't mean literally everyone was watching. If you're looking to occupy your time with something other than the Patriots-vs.-Eagles showdown, we’ve got several alternatives here for you.

The Walking Dead marathon
Instead of fighting for points, they're fighting for survival on the hit zombie show.

Alaska: The Last Frontier: Super Bull
Discovery Channel
Check out the seventh season of Alaska: The Last Frontier with the Kilcher family, Alaskan pioneers prepping their farm for long winters.

Cops marathon
Watch a marathon of Cops, featuring law enforcement patrolling the streets and taking down criminals. There’s some tackling involved.

Animals With Cameras
Watch part one of a three-part series about the secret lives of animals documented by the animals themselves. State-of-the-art cameras are placed on animals capturing never-before-seen natural behaviors.

Puppy Bowl: Ruff vs. Fluff
Animal Planet
The 14th annual alternative Super Bowl and adoption fair spotlights puppies from shelters all over the country, including areas affected by natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas. There’s a special kitten halftime show.

Law & Order: SVU marathon
Catch the longest-running primetime drama on television, currently in its 19th season. The show chronicles a team of New York detectives solving sexual crimes.

Love & Hip Hop Miami marathon
Turn up the heat and watch the newest edition to the Love & Hip Hop franchise, with Tricky Daddy, Trina and the Afro-Latina singer herself, Amara La Negra.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Get your dose of Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, Dopey, Doc, the Queen and Prince Charming. Catch the movie three times back-to-back.

The Purge movie marathon
Before the newest Purge movie comes out this summer, catch up on The Purge (2013) followed by The Purge: Anarchy (2015).

NCIS: Los Angeles marathon
Who doesn’t love LL Cool J’s muscular arms? Side note: He used to play football too.

This Christmas
No, it’s not Christmas, but Chris Brown is good any time of the year.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta mini-marathon
Catch up on the current season starting with episode five, where a trip to San Francisco turns sour rather quickly. New episodes return Feb. 11.

Hope Floats
Watch Sandra Bullock choose between her heart and her morals after her husband dies and she meets another prince charming, with her daughter’s approval of course.

Chappelle's Show
Comedy Central
With Dave Chappelle’s recent Grammy win for best comedy album, it's only right that we take a look back on his career.

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Jessica Alba and Danny Trejo join forces in the fourth Spy Kids film to save the family once again and stop the evil Timekeeper from taking over the world.

The House Bunny
E! Network
Anna Faris turns a sorority house upside down after being kicked out of the Playboy Mansion.

PGA Tour Gold Phoenix Open
This will be Tiger Woods’ first PGA Tour in a year since his successful back surgery.

The Hunger Games
Watch the original and Catching Fire.

American Pie saga
Starting Feb. 1, Netflix will add all the movies from the American Pie saga, starting with the very first one from 1999. Take a trip down memory lane with Eugene Levy’s eyebrows, Jim’s deflowering of a pie, the wedding and the reunion.

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