Show host Ed Sullivan, center, with members of The Beatles...

Show host Ed Sullivan, center, with members of The Beatles from left, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Sullivan, John Lennon and Paul McCartney during a rehearsal for the group's first American appearance, on the "Ed Sullivan Show," in Feb. 9, 1964. Credit: AP

Monday’s holiday brings summer TV’s final spree of day-off marathons. Flipping channels, you’ll find a few actual labor salutes, to the work efforts of real-life veterinarians (“The Incredible Dr. Pol”) and cartoon characters (“The Simpsons”). There are also film festivals in tribute to the late Jerry Lewis, some Beatles flashbacks, and lots of series stacks.


The Beatles assembled for what calls “their first proper recording session” on this date in 1962. The Decades channel marks it with programs including “The Beatles: From the Beginning to the End” (8 a.m., 3 a.m.), John Lennon with Yoko Ono on “The Dick Cavett Show” (11 a.m.), and the group’s legendary gig on the ’60s influential “Ed Sullivan Show” (noon, 5 p.m., 11 p.m., all on Decades).


Both TCM and Movies! stack up the late filmmaker’s big-screen comedies. Movies! has a daytime lineup of ’60s hits: “Don’t Give Up the Ship” (8 a.m.), “The LadiesMan” (10 a.m.), “The Nutty Professor” (12:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m.), “Boeing Boeing” (3 p.m., 1 a.m.), “The Family Jewels” (5:30 p.m.) and the Martin and Lewis movie, “You’re Never Too Young” (8 p.m.). TCM has a nighttime salute: “The Nutty Professor” (8 p.m.), Martin Scorsese’s “The King of Comedy” (10 p.m.), the ’50s Dean Martin pairing “The Stooge” (midnight), and ’60s flicks “The Bellboy” and “The Disorderly Orderly” (2 and 3:30 a.m.).


Lifetime’s festival of psycho baby films (8 a.m.-4 a.m., Lifetime) includes 8 p.m.’s premiere of “My Baby Is Gone!” Tyler Perry stars in four Madea films (noon to 11 p.m., BET). It’s all about the family dog in five films with “Beethoven” (12:15 to 8 p.m., Starz Kids). Mel Gibson and Danny Glover take action in four outings of “Lethal Weapon” (3 p.m. to 1 a.m., Reelz).


After “Welcome Back, Kotter” (5 a.m. to 10 p.m., Antenna TV) gets a daylong marathon, with extras, John Travolta’s claim-to-fame then airs weeknights at 6:30. Other laughs: “The Simpsons” (6 p.m. to 2 a.m., FXX); “M*A*S*H” (started Sunday through Tuesday 6 a.m., Sundance; 9 a.m. to 8:48 p.m., TV Land); “Broad City” (9 a.m. to 1 a.m., Comedy); sketchcom “In Living Color” (noon to 1 a.m., Aspire); “That ’70s Show” (4 p.m. to 1:15 a.m., IFC).


Taking things seriously are marathons of “Star Trek: Voyager” (6 a.m. to 6 a.m., BBC America); history miniseries “Texas Rising” (6:25 a.m.-2 p.m., Encore Westerns); David Caruso’s “CSI: Miami” (10 a.m. to 4 a.m., WE); the final season of “Masters of Sex” (noon to 10 p.m., ShoWomen); English-throne miniseries “The White Princess” (12:20 to 8 p.m., Starz Edge).


Among the stackups: “Alaska: The Last Frontier” (6 a.m. to 11 p.m., 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. tomorrow, Animal Planet); “Chrisley Knows Best” (6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., USA); “The Incredible Dr. Pol” (7 a.m. to 10 p.m., NatGeo Wild); “Life Below Zero” (9 a.m. to midnight, NatGeo); “Cops” (9 a.m. to 4 a.m., Spike); “America: Facts vs. Fiction” (9 a.m. to 6 a.m., AHC); “Snapped” (noon to 11 p.m., Oxygen); “SharkTank” (4 to 10 p.m., CNBC); “UFOs: Uncovering the Truth” (5 p.m. to 3 a.m., Destination America).

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