The 2019 Schedule For All Your Favorite Christmas Specials Has Been Released
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The 2019 Schedule For All Your Favorite Christmas Specials Has Been Released

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Every Christmas season, I always look forward to the TV specials. There's something about sitting down as a family to watch the same programs year after year that make the holidays what they are. Even though you know them all by heart, you still can't bear to miss them.

We found the air times for some of the most popular Christmas specials and put them all in one place for you! Make sure you mark your calendars. Remember, these are just the times that have been released so far!

The Muppet Christmas Carol

https://youtu.be/JXaVI60BFJM

Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. This year you can catch it on Disney + or on Amazon.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

https://youtu.be/NBTTipJX-h4

Who doesn't need some Griswold family fun every year?

AIR DATES: Catch it on ABC

  • Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Dec. 11 at 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 12 at 5:45 p.m.
  • Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
  • Dec. 17 at 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 18 at 5:45 p.m.
  • Dec. 20 at 10 p.m.
  • Dec. 21 at 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 23 at 8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
  • Dec. 24 at 9 p.m.

Love Actually

https://youtu.be/fOS-HMiVejo

Whether or not you think it's a Christmas movie, it's a must-watch this time of year!

AIR DATES:

  • Dec. 3 at 3:55 p.m. HBO
  • Dec. 10 at 12:50 a.m. HBO
  • Dec. 11 at 11:00 a.m. HBO2
  • Dec. 13 at 6:45 p.m. HBO

A Charlie Brown Christmas

https://youtu.be/34POOFRtHHc

That speech from Linus makes me tear up every year!

AIR DATES:

  • Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. ABC

The Santa Clause

https://youtu.be/Bx8FX7etF_8

You can never have enough Tim Allen around the holidays!

AIR DATES:

  • Dec. 6 at 9:30 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 7 at 12:00 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 12 at 6:50 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 13 at 12:30 p.m. Freeform
  • It's also on Disney+

The Nightmare Before Christmas

https://youtu.be/wr6N_hZyBCk

Halloween or Christmas? You choose!

AIR DATES:

  • Dec. 5 at 6:40 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 6 at 3:40 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 15 at 3:25 p.m. Freeform
  • It's also on Disney+

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

https://youtu.be/y2IyVoSKOj8

This one is always my favorite! It's not Christmas until I've watched Rudolph.

AIR DATES:

  • Dec. 2 at 8:00 p.m. CBS
  • Dec. 6 at 8:30 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 7 at 6:45 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 14 at 8:00 p.m. CBS

Frosty The Snowman

https://youtu.be/N6p6LRtQ2WY

Which came first, the song or the show? WHO CARES!

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 6 at 8:00 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 7 at 6:15 p.m. Freeform
  • Dec. 14 at 9:00 p.m. Freeform

The Year Without A Santa Claus

https://youtu.be/_SGlPnA_iCk

"I'm Mr. White Christmas, I'm Mr. Snow!" Such a great song.

AIR DATES:

  • Dec. 13 at 10:05 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 14 at 3:45 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 15 at 12:45 p.m. AMC

Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas

https://youtu.be/97sbxAYGIB4

Disney always puts out great work, and this is no different!

AIR TIMES:

  • Stream on Netflix
  • Stream on Amazon
  • Stream on Disney+

Elf

https://youtu.be/pHTVCq6TDBs

Even though it's a little more recent, this movie is sure to be a classic in your household!

AIR DATES:

  • Dec. 4 at 8:00 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 5 at 6:00 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 8 at 6:00 p.m. AMC

Shrek The Halls

https://youtu.be/AJKvTHemJCA

Trust me when I tell you this one deserves more credit than it gets!

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 17 at 9:30 p.m. ABC

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

https://youtu.be/8J1AXS8C20M

The animated one is better than the live-action remake, in my opinion!

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 3 at 8:00 p.m. NBC
  • Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. TNT
  • Dec. 13 at 7:00 p.m. TNT
  • Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. TNT
  • Dec. 14 at 8:00 p.m. TBS
  • Dec. 25 at 8:30 p.m. NBC

A Christmas Story

https://youtu.be/cfjEZ88NHBw

This will always be my family's favorite holiday movie...EVER!

AIR DATE: 

  • Dec. 7 at 8:00 p.m. TNT
  • Dec. 7 at 10:00 p.m. TNT

It's A Wonderful Life

https://youtu.be/ewe4lg8zTYA

The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, It's a Wonderful Life is worth an annual viewing.

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 24 at 8 p.m. NBC

I Love Lucy Christmas Special

https://youtu.be/IQN48EME5nY

The Ricardos and the Mertzes are spending Christmas Eve togetheR, and I always join them.

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. NBC

White Christmas

https://youtu.be/3n3-UtakD3I
  • Available on Netflix

Miracle on 34th Street

https://youtu.be/yiypbCFV7Ao

It's a Christmas Classic & with the Holidays approaching, what can I say!

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 5 at 10 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 17 at 10:15 p.m. AMC

Christmas with the Kranks

https://youtu.be/KTzyGuB9V6c

The Kranks scandalise everyone when they declare that they won't be celebrating Christmas. But, when their daughter decides to visit home, they get off on a mad rush to organise a spanking Christmas.

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 1 at 10:30 p.m. AMC
  • Dec 2. at 7 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 21 at 4 p.m. AMC
  • Dec. 21 at 10:15 p.m. AMC

A Home for the Holidays with Idina Menzel

https://youtu.be/Xgsn7-zL_G8

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel performs songs from her new album, Christmas: A Season of Love, and introduces uplifting stories about adoption from foster care. Award-winning artists Adam Lambert, NE-YO and Kelly Rowland also perform.

AIR DATE:

  • Dec. 22 at 9 p.m CBS