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
If you're hoping to catch this classic movie, make sure you set aside time on Christmas Day!
AIR DATE: Saturday, November 25th @ 6 a.m. on HBO
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Who doesn't need some Griswold family fun every year?
- Friday, December 1st @ 7:05 p.m. on Freeform
- Thursday, December 14th @ 5:00 p.m. on Freeform
- Monday, December 25th @ 7:45 p.m. on Freeform
Whether or not you think it's a Christmas movie, it's a must-watch this time of year!
AIR DATE: Friday, November 24th @ 12:00 p.m. on CMT
A Charlie Brown Christmas
That speech from Linus makes me tear up every year!
AIR DATE: Thursday, November 30th @ 8:00 p.m. on ABC
The Santa Clause
You can never have enough Tim Allen around the holidays!
- Friday, December 1st @ 9:15 p.m. on Freeform
- Friday, December 15th @ 9:00 p.m. on Freeform
- Wednesday, December 20th @ 8:50 p.m. on Freeform
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Halloween or Christmas? You choose!
- Friday, December 1st @ 11:20 p.m. on Freeform
- Tuesday, December 12th @ 5:30 p.m. on Freeform
- Monday, December 25th @ 11:00 a.m. on Freeform
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
This one is always my favorite! It's not Christmas until I've watched Rudolph.
- Tuesday, November 28th @ 8:00 p.m. on CBS
Frosty The Snowman
Which came first, the song or the show? WHO CARES!
AIR DATE: Friday, November 24th @ 8:00 p.m. on CBS
The Year Without A Santa Claus
"I'm Mr. White Christmas, I'm Mr. Snow!" Such a great song.
- Friday, December 1st @ 6:00 p.m. on Freeform
- Monday, December 4th @ 5:35 p.m. on Freeform
- Monday, December 11th @ 11:40 a.m. on Freeform
- Thursday, December 21st @ 2:10 p.m. on Freeform
- Saturday, December 23rd @ 5:40 p.m. on Freeform
Mickey's Once Upon A Christmas
Disney always puts out great work, and this is no different!
- Sunday, December 3rd @ 7:00 a.m. on Freeform
- Tuesday, December 19th @ 7:00 a.m. on Freeform
- Sunday, December 24th @ 9:40 a.m. on Freeform
Even though it's a little more recent, this movie is sure to be a classic in your household!
- Sunday, December 3rd @ 8:50 p.m. on Freeform
- Monday, December 18th @ 9:50 p.m. on Freeform
- Monday, December 25th @ 5:40 p.m. on Freeform
Shrek The Halls
Trust me when I tell you this one deserves more credit than it gets!
AIR DATE: Thursday, December 7th @ 8:00 p.m. on ABC
The Polar Express
I always love reading the book and then watching the movie!
- Sunday, December 3rd @ 3:55 p.m. on Freeform
- Wednesday, December 6th @ 6:45 p.m. on Freeform
- Sunday, December 24th @ 2:15 p.m. on Freeform
How The Grinch Stole Christmas
The animated one is better than the live-action remake, in my opinion!
AIR DATE: Friday, November 24th @ 8:00 p.m. on NBC
A Christmas Story
This will always be my family's favorite holiday movie...EVER!
AIR DATE: 24-hour marathon on December 24th on TBS