Television marathons run amok

Monday, December 22, 2003

As the shopping days dwindle down, everybody's throwing a marathon. You get the impression that the programming departments just want to let the shows rip while they sip eggnog and unwrap presents. Who can blame them?

Tonight's other highlights

Late night

Steve Martin appears on "Late Show with David Letterman" (10:35 p.m., CBS) ... Jay Leno greets Jessica Alba, Peter and Bobby Farrelly, and the Brian Setzer Orchestra on "The Tonight Show" (10:35 p.m., NBC).