When to Watch Your Holiday TV Favorites


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It’s almost time for one of the most comforting traditions of the modern American holiday celebration! We’re of course referring to the ritual of cozying up with your loved ones in the living room to watch your old favorite holiday films on TV. Picture it: Warm mug of cocoa in hand (here’s our recipe!) and belly full from a home cooked meal. Matching PJs optional, but strongly encouraged.

Can you catch these films any time on your preferred streaming service? Probably. But where’s the fun in that? If you’re looking to kick back with the good ol’ TV Guide in hand and make strategic dashes for the kitchen to reload on snacks at commercial time…you’re our kind of people. Consider the following list a jumping-off point for your old-fashioned movie night: this is a rough guide to just when to watch your holiday TV favorites from now ’til the end of the year. (You might even find some new ones!)

Wednesday, November 13
3:10pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)

5:40pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)

6:15pm – Home for the Holidays (1995, Holly Hunter) (Epix Hits)

9:00pm – Christmas Cookie Matchup (Hallmark Drama)

Thursday, November 14

3:14pm – Disney’s A Christmas Carol (2009, Jim Carrey) (Starz Edge)

5:00pm – Mitch Albom’s Have a Little Faith (2011, Bradley Whitford) (Hallmark Drama)

6:00pm – Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge (Food)

Saturday, November 16
7:00pm – All I Want for Christmas (2007) (Hallmark Drama)
7:00pm – A Christmas Miracle (2019, Tamera Mowry) (Hallmark Movies)
9:00pm – The Case for Christmas (2011, Dean Cain) (Hallmark Drama)
10:03pm – A Christmas in Tennessee (2018, Rachel Boston, Patricia Richardson) (Lifetime)
11:00pm – The Christmas Pageant (2011) (Hallmark Drama)

Sunday, November 17
9:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
12:00am – Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (Freeform)

Monday, November 18
6:00am – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008, Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns) (Hallmark)
1:30pm – Miracle on 34th Street (1994, Elizabeth Perkins) (Freeform)
4:00pm – Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (Freeform)
6:00pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)

Tuesday, November 19
11:00am – Miracle on 34th Street (1994, Elizabeth Perkins) (Freeform)
1:35pm – The Simpsons Holiday Episodes (Freeform)

Wednesday, November 20
5:50pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
8:20pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
12:00am – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)

Thursday, November 21
1:40pm – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
3:45pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
6:15pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
12:00am – Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve (2018, Tyra Banks) (Freeform)

Friday, November 22
8:00pm – The Magical Christmas Shoes (2019) (Lifetime)
9:00pm – Christmas Under the Stars (2019) (Hallmark Movies)
12:00am – The Simpsons Holiday Episodes (Freeform)

Saturday, November 23
4:00pm – One Fine Christmas (2019, Rick Fox, Vanessa Williams) (OWN)
7:00pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 cartoon) (TBS)
7:30pm – The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story (2011) (TBS)
8:00pm – Twinkle All the Way (2019) (Lifetime)
8:00pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 cartoon) (TBS)

Sunday, November 24
11:00am – Miracle on 34th Street (1994, Elizabeth Perkins) (Freeform)

6:45pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays (2019, Priscilla Presley) (Hallmark)
8:00pm – Christmas 9 to 5 (2019) (Lifetime)
9:15pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)

Monday, November 25
7:00pm – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Chevy Chase) (AMC)
9:00pm – Wrap Battle (Freeform)

Tuesday, November 26
9:00am – Call Me Claus (AMC)
11:00am – The Legend of Frosty the Snowman (AMC)
12:30pm – To Grandmother’s House We Go (AMC)
2:30pm – Gremlins (1984) (AMC)
5:00pm – Christmas With the Kranks (2004, Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis) (AMC)
7:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)
8:00pm – A Gift to Remember 2 (2019, Ali Liebert) (Hallmark)
9:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)

Wednesday, November 27
1:05pm – The Simpsons Holiday Episodes (Freeform)
8:00pm – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973) (ABC)
8:00pm – A Very Vintage Christmas (2019, Tia Mowry-Hardrict) (Lifetime)
9:00pm – A Saturday Night Live Thanksgiving (NBC)

Thursday, November 28
9:00am – CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS)
9:00am – The 93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC)
12:00pm – The National Dog Show (NBC)
8:00pm – The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration (ABC)
11:00pm – Outrageous Holiday Houses with Lance Bass (HGTV)

Friday, November 29
8:00pm – Frosty The Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (CBS)
8:00pm – Christmas at the Plaza (2019) (Hallmark)
8:00pm – Staging Christmas (2019, Soleil Moon Frye) (Lifetime)
8:30pm – Frosty Returns (1992, Rankin/Bass) (CBS)
9:00pm – The Christmas Wish (2019) (Hallmark Movies)

Saturday, November 30
1:30pm – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
3:35pm – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
7:45pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire (1999) (CBS)
8:00pm – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946, James Stewart, Donna Reed) (NBC)
8:30pm – Robbie the Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002) (CBS)
9:00pm – The Story of Santa Clause (1996, Ed Asner) (CBS)

Sunday, December 1
2:45pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
4:15pm – Holiday Affair (1949, Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh) (TCM)
4:50pm – The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
6:55pm – The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (ABC)
8:00pm – Christmas Town (2019, Candace Cameron-Bure) (Hallmark)
8:00pm – You Light Up My Christmas (2019, Kim Fields) (Lifetime)
8:00pm – A Christmas Carol (1951, Alastair Sim) (TCM)
9:00pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)

Monday, December 2
7:30am – The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992, Michael Caine) (Freeform)
2:05pm – Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (Freeform)
4:15pm – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
6:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
8:00pm – The Great Christmas Light Fight (Premiere) (ABC)
8:00pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (CBS)
9:00pm – Wrap Battle (New Episodes) (Freeform)

Tuesday, December 3
1:40pm – Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic (Freeform)
4:45pm – Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 cartoon) (NBC)
9:00pm – CMA Country Christmas (ABC)

Wednesday, December 4
1:00pm – Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
2:00pm – The Simpsons Holiday-thon (Freeform)
4:00pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
6:30pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
8:00pm – 87th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center (NBC)

Thursday, December 5
2:30pm – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
4:35pm – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
6:40pm – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (Freeform)
8:00pm – A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) (ABC)
8:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
9:00pm – Same Time, Next Christmas (2019, Lea Michele) (ABC)
9:00pm – A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special (NBC)
9:00pm – This Time of Year (2019) (Hallmark Movies)

Friday, December 6
3:40pm – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (Freeform)
5:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Frosty the Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
8:00pm – A Storybook Christmas (2019, Ali Liebert) (Lifetime)
8:30pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)

Saturday, December 7
7:00am – Cricket on the Hearth (1967, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
8:00am – Home Alone 3 (1997) (Freeform)
10:00am – 36th Annual Dominion Energy Christmas Parade (CBS)
10:00am – Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House (2002) (Freeform)
6:00pm – Mistletoe & Menorahs (2019) (Lifetime)
6:15pm – Frosty the Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
6:45pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)

Sunday, December 8
10:00am – I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998, Jonathan Taylor Thomas) (Freeform)
12:00pm – Prancer Returns (2001, John Corbett) (Freeform)
12:00pm – A Christmas Carol (1938, Reginald Owen) (TCM)
8:00pm – Christmas at Dollywood (2019, Danica McKellar, Dolly Parton) (Hallmark)
8:00pm – Grounded for Christmas (2019) (Lifetime)
8:00pm – It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) (TCM)
10:15pm – The Holly and the Ivy (1952) (TCM)

Monday, December 9
7:30am – I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998, Jonathan Taylor Thomas) (Freeform)
11:00am – Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic (Freeform)
4:20pm – Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010, Jack Black) (Freeform)
8:00pm – The Great Christmas Light Fight (ABC)
9:00pm – Wrap Battle (Season Finale Episodes) (Freeform)

Tuesday, December 10
12:00pm – The Mistle-Tones (2012, Tori Spelling) (Freeform)
4:10pm – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
6:15pm – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
8:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)

Wednesday, December 11
5:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Same Time, Next Christmas (2019, Lea Michele) (Freeform)
10:00pm – Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic (Freeform)
12:00am – Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve (2018, Tyra Banks) (Freeform)

Thursday, December 12
11:00am – This Christmas (2007, Idris Elba) (Freeform)
1:35pm – The Perfect Holiday (2007, Queen Latifah) (Freeform)
3:35pm – The Holiday (2006, Cameron Diaz) (Freeform)
6:50pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (ABC)
8:30pm – Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen) (ABC)
8:55pm – The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
9:00pm – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition (ABC)
9:00pm – Christmas in Montana (2019) (Hallmark Movies)
10:00pm – A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy (2018) (NBC)

Friday, December 13

12:30pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
2:35pm – The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
4:40pm – The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
6:45pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Disney Channel Holiday Party @ Walt Disney World (Disney)
9:15pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
11:55pm – Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012, Debi Mazar) (Freeform)

Saturday, December 14
8:00pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (CBS)
8:30pm – DreamWorks Trolls Holiday (NBC)
9:00pm – Frosty The Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (CBS)
9:15pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
9:30pm – Frosty Returns (1992, Rankin/Bass) (CBS)
11:55pm – Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (Freeform)

Sunday, December 15
3:25pm – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (Freeform)
5:05pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
7:45pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Alice in Christmasland (2019) (Hallmark)
8:00pm – Rediscovering Christmas (2019) (Lifetime)
8:00pm – Holiday Affair (1949, Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh) (TCM)
9:50pm – The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
11:55pm – The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, Tim Allen) (Freeform)

Monday, December 16
9:00am – Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs Nice (2011) (Freeform)
11:00am – The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
1:05pm – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (Freeform)
4:50pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
6:55pm – The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
8:00pm – The Great Christmas Light Fight (Finale) (ABC)

Tuesday, December 17
8:30am – Prancer Returns (2001, John Corbett) (Freeform)
12:35pm – Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (Freeform)
2:40pm – The Holiday (2006, Cameron Diaz) (Freeform)
9:30pm – Shrek the Halls (2007, Mike Myers) (ABC)

Thursday, December 19
4:40pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
7:20pm – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Disney’s Prep & Landing (2009) (ABC)
8:30pm – Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs Nice (2011) (ABC)
9:00pm – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition (ABC)
1:00am – Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic (Freeform)

Friday, December 20
7:00am – Snow (2004, Tom Cavanagh) (Freeform)
9:00am – Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008, Tom Cavanagh) (Freeform)
11:00am – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
=3:00pm – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) (Freeform)
4:40pm – Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
5:45pm – Frosty the Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
6:15pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
11:25pm – Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen) (Freeform)

Saturday, December 21
7:00am – The Little Drummer Boy (1968, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
7:30am – Prancer Returns (2001, John Corbett) (Freeform)
9:40am – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
11:50am – Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
12:55pm – Frosty the Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
1:25pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
4:35pm – Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
9:15pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)

Sunday, December 22
12:00pm – A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (2011) (TCM)
4:40pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
7:00pm – I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003) (ABC)
9:00pm – A Home for the Holidays with Idina Menzel (CBS)
10:15pm – The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945, Bing Crosby) (TCM)
12:30am – The Little Drummer Boy (1968, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
1:00am – Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic (Freeform)
3:00am – Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983, David Bowie) (TCM)

Monday, December 23
7:00am – Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic (Freeform)
8:00am – Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (Freeform)
10:00am – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
12:00pm – Prancer Returns (2001, John Corbett) (Freeform)
2:05pm – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
9:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)

Tuesday, December 24
5:40pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
6:15pm – Holiday Affair (1949, Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh) (TCM)
8:00pm – A Christmas Story Live! (2017, Matthew Broderick) (FOX)
8:00pm – It’s A Wonderful Life (1946, James Stewart, Donna Reed) (NBC)
8:20pm – Frosty the Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
8:50pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
9:55pm – Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
11:30pm – Christmas Eve Mass from St. Peter’s Basilica (NBC)

Wednesday, December 25
10:00am – Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade (ABC)
2:00pm – A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)
3:10pm – Frosty The Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
3:40pm – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
4:00pm – A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)
4:45pm – Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)
5:50pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
6:00pm – A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)
8:00pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 cartoon) (NBC)
8:20pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
8:30pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (NBC)

Thursday, December 26
9:00pm – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition (ABC)

Tuesday, December 31
8:00pm – Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest (ABC)
8:00pm – A Toast to 2019! (NBC)
10:00pm – NBC New Year’s Eve Special (NBC)

Wednesday, January 1
11:30am – 131st Annual Tournament of Roses Parade (NBC)

Thursday, January 2
9:00pm – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition (Finale) (ABC)

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