Every national holiday, we’re reminded that our favorite stars on TV aren’t so different from us. They all have friends and families and they all love to eat! Here are some Thanksgiving tweets and Instagram photos from our favorite celebs on ‘TV.
Talk Show Hosts
Jay Leno took it upon himself to wish everyone a happy holiday on behalf of his crew: Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at The #TonightShow!
Ever so fit, Live with Kelly & Michael’s Michael Strahan put his personal touch on this tweet: HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYBODY! Hope you’re all happy and healthy!!
Fashion Police’s Joan Rivers will avoid talking about her age, but she’s proud to be a grandma: Excited to deliver meals for @godslovenyc this morning with my grandson Cooper. I love our yearly Thanksgiving tradition so much!
Joan’s FP co-star Giuliana Rancic spreads the TG love to all her fans: Happy Thanksgiving to you all:))). Hope you have a beautiful day. Xox
Snooki & JWOWW and Their DWTS and Jersey Shore Pals
Snooki’s reality TV cronie JWOWW graced us with a tweet almost too boring to post: Happy thanksgiving everyone (it also included a very generic Hallmarkish photo of a roasted turkey, YAWN!)
New Dad DJ Pauly D also shared some well wishes: Happy ThanksGiving Everyone !! God Bless You All #TeamDJPaulyD
Snooki’s fellow DWTS castoff Bill Engvall chose to give props to his dance partner rather than his family: Happy Thanksgiving to all you. I hope that you are with loved ones and happy. @EmmaSlaterDance #engvalldwts
Newsies Giving Thanks
Savannah Guthrie tweeted her thanks for her Today Show co-hosts. Notice who she mentioned first: Happy Thanksgiving! I’m thankful for the good friends I get to spend holiday with: @MLauer @alroker @NMoralesNBC @WillieGeist + @TODAYshow!
Good Morning America’s Lara Spencer was grateful for a day off of work: Happy Thanksgiving to you all. Not on @GMA today so I can spend some time with family, and very thankful for no traffic and clear skies.
Lara’s GMA co-host Josh Elliot shared his gratitude for the armed forces: A Happy Thanksgiving to all–and a special thanks to all those serving this country, who can’t be with their loved ones today… #thankful
Our Musical Friends On TV
American Idol judge Randy Jackson ended this holiday tweet with his signature signoff: Happy thanksgiving to everyone! Spend it with your fam. Peace!
Though he’s British, Randy’s former fellow AI judge (now on The X Factor) Simon Cowell wished us all a happy turkey day: A very happy thanksgiving to everyone. From me.
Stars Giving Shoutouts
Darren Criss gave props to everyone behind the scenes on Glee: This year I’m thankful for all the hard work and kind hearts of our esteemed crew and production team. Truly the ‘unsung’ heroes of #glee.
Necessary Roughness’ new actor John Stamos tweeted back to a follower: Gosh, we have so much in common. From my heart- HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE RT @_mollieann I’m thankful that @JohnStamos is alive
Once Upon a Time’s Jennifer Morrison tweeted all of her followers: Happy thanksgiving! Sending 272.7k virtual hugs! #gobbleattack #lovetoalluglyducklings
Generally Grateful Actors & Actresses
Here are some more generically warm wishes from the stars of our favorite TV Comedies and Dramas:
Cobie Smulders, How I Met Your Mother: Happy American Thanksgiving!!
Kaley Cuoco, The Big Bang Theory: So many things I’m thankful for, don’t even know where to start 🙂 happy thanksgiving !!!
Kerry Washington, Scandal: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!! Sooooooooooo much to be grateful for.
Minka Kelly, Almost Human: Happy Thanksgiving!!! May today (&everyday) be full of gratitude, scrumptious food, and even more love!!
Rob Lowe, Parks and Recreation: I am thankful for my family and all the love I feel in my life; for providence and it’s gifts. For health and friends and for your support.
Zooey Deshanel, New Girl: Happy Thanksgiving! I’m thankful for all of you!
Sarah Hyland, Modern Family: Happy thanksgiving everyone!! Have an amazing day eating and remember how lucky we all are in one way or another 🙂