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Soaps Take a Vacation For Thanksgiving


ABC, CBS and NBC are all preempting soap operas on Nov. 24 and 25 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Find out what special programming or previous episodes will air in place of new soap episodes after the jump!

Thanksgiving Day:

The Young and the Restless:  Billy's New Years Eve episode in eastern and central standard time markets. Original airdate: Dec. 31, 2009 West coast viewers will not be able to view the show, due to CBS' coverage of Miami vs. Dallas. 

The Bold and The BeautifulThe Talk will run in B&B's place on Thanksgiving Day for east and central standard time viewers. West coast viewers will watch CBS's coverage of NFL football teams Miami vs. Dallas.

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Black Friday:

The Young and the Restless: Victor's Christmas episode will air for east and central standard time viewers. Original airdate: Dec. 23, 2010. West coast viewers will watch CBS' coverage of college football instead.

The Bold and The Beautiful:  Coverage of college football game of Arkansas vs LSU will air on the west coast while, the central and east coast viewers will "The Best of College Football" followed by the game.

Days Of Our Lives: NHL's game of Detroit vs Boston 

One Life To Live: College football game, Iowa vs. Nebraska for all time zones

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