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The Schedule For All Your Favorite Christmas Specials Has Been Released

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

Showclix

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

AIR DATES:

  • 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

Love Actually

Vanity Fair

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

Urban Matter

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!

AIR DATES:

  • 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

Oh My Disney

Halloween or Christmas? You choose!

AIR DATES:

  • 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

CBS

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

AIR DATES:

  • Tuesday, November 28th @ 8:00 p.m. on CBS

Frosty The Snowman

CBS

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

Unaffiliated Critic

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

AIR DATES:

  • 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!

AIR TIMES:

  • 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

Elf

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

AIR DATES:

  • 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

BBC

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

IMDb

I always love reading the book and then watching the movie!

AIR DATE:

  • 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

TV Guide

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

Which one are you looking forward to the most?

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