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TV Holiday Programming Schedule

Your One-Stop Spot For Finding Holiday Specials, Movies & More In December!

By Mimi Rankin Webb - Macaroni Kid Shreveport-Bossier Moms In the Know Publisher November 20, 2020
Use our  2020 Ultimate Holiday Special Guide to pick and choose your family classics or find an original movie to enjoy with one another!

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Available as of today on Netflix: The Holiday Movies That Made Us

Rudolph on CBS tonight!

10:00 AM – “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

12:00 PM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

2:30 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

5:00 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

7:00 PM – "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (1964, Rankin/Bass) (Freeform)

7:30 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

11:00 PM– “Deck the Halls” (2006) (FreeForm)

Wednesday, Dec. 2

6:00 AM – “It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas” (FreeForm)

10:00 AM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

12:40 PM – “Deck the Halls” (2006) (FreeForm)

2:45 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

5:25 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

7:30 PM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

Thursday, Dec. 3

6:00 AM – “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

9:30 AM – “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic 2” (FreeForm)

10:30 AM – “The Little Drummer Boy” (1968) (FreeForm)

11:00 AM “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm) 

12:00 PM “Christmas with the Kranks”  (FreeForm)

3:00 PM “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

5:00 PM – “Home Alone (FreeForm)

7:30 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm)

Friday, Dec. 4

Available as of today on Netflix: The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season Three

6:00 AM – “Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic” (FreeForm)

7:05 AM – “The Preacher’s Wife” (FreeForm)

9:45 AM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

11:50 AM – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (FreeForm)

1:30 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

3:40 PM “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

6:10 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

8:15 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

10:55 PM – “Deck the Halls” (2006) (FreeForm)

Saturday, Dec. 5

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, Rudolph, & Frosty on Freeform tonight!

6:00 AM – “The Preacher’s Wife” (FreeForm)

8:40 AM – “Deck the Halls” (2006) (FreeForm)

10:45 AM – “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

12:50 PM – “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm)

2:55 PM “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

5:35 PM – “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” (FreeForm)

6:40 PM – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (FreeForm)

7:00 PM – "Christmas in Evergreen: Bells Are Ringing" (2020, Holly Robinson Peete) (Hallmark)

7:45 PM – “Frosty the Snowman” (FreeForm)

8:20 PM “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

9:00 PM – "A Little Christmas Charm" (2020, Ashley Greene, Branden Penny) (Hallmark Movies)

10:30 PM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

Sunday, Dec. 6

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, Rudolph, & Frosty on Freeform tonight!

6:00 PM “Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic” (FreeForm)

7:00 AM “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

9:10 AM – “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm)

11:15 AM “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

1:20 PM – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (FreeForm)

3:00 PM – “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” (FreeForm)

4:05 PM – “Frosty the Snowman (FreeForm)

4:40 PM – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (FreeForm)

5:45 PM “Home Alone” (FreeForm) 

7:00 PM – "Christmas She Wrote" (2020, Danica McKellar, Dylan Neal) (Hallmark)

8:15 PM — “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

9:00 PM – "Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas" (2020, Lacey Chabert) (Hallmark Movies)

10:55 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

Monday, Dec. 7

9:30 AM – “The Truth About Christmas” (FreeForm)

11:30 PM – “The Holiday” (FreeForm)

2:30 PM – “Love Actually” (FreeForm)

5:30 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

7:30 PM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

Tuesday, Dec. 8

6:00 AM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

9:30 AM – “Love Actually” (FreeForm)

12:35 PM – “The Preacher’s Wife” (FreeForm)

3:10 PM – “The Perfect Holiday” (FreeForm)

5:15 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

7:20 PM – “Almost Christmas” – Freeform Premiere (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Black Nativity” (FreeForm)

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Available as of today on Netflix: Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love: Christmas & The Big Show Show: Christmas

9:30 AM – “Santa’s Apprentice” (FreeForm)

11:00 AM “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

1:00 PM – “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

3:00 PM – “The Star” (2017) – Freeform Premiere (FreeForm)

5:00 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

7:30 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

Thursday, Dec. 10

6:00 AM “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

9:30 AM – “The Star” (2017) (FreeForm)

11:30AM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

1:30 PM “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

4:00 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

6:00 PM – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (FreeForm)

7:30 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

Friday, Dec. 11

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” is available for free on Apple TV+ Dec 11 through Dec 13

6:00 AM – “Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic” (FreeForm)

7:00 AM – “Snow” (FreeForm)

9:00 AM – “Snow 2: Brain Freeze” (FreeForm)

11:00 AM “Snowglobe” (FreeForm)

1:00 PM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

3:05 PM “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

5:45 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

8:15 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

10:55 PM – “Daddy’s Home 2” – Freeform Premiere (FreeForm)

Saturday, Dec. 12

6:00 AM “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

7:00 AM “Daddy’s Home 2” (FreeForm)

9:05 AM “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

11:15 AM “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

1:45 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

3:50 PM – “Toy Story” (Disney-Pixar) (FreeForm)

5:50 PM – “Toy Story 2” (Disney-Pixar) (FreeForm)

7:00 PM – "Cross Country Christmas" (2020, Rachael Leigh Cook) (Hallmark)

7:55 PM – “Toy Story 3” (Disney-Pixar) (FreeForm)

9:00 PM – "A Glenbrooke Christmas" (2020, Autumn Reeser) (Hallmark Movies)

10:25 PM “Toy Story That Time Forgot” (Disney-Pixar) (FreeForm)

10:55 PM – “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

Sunday, Dec. 13

6:00 AM “Love the Coopers” (FreeForm)

8:30 AM “Toy Story That Time Forgot” (Disney-Pixar) (FreeForm)

9:00 AM – “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

11:00 AM “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

1:05 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

3:35 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York”  (FreeForm)

6:15 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

7:00 PM – "Christmas Comes Twice" (2020, Tamera Mowry-Housley) (Hallmark)

8:25 PM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

9:00 PM – "Unlocking Christmas" (2020, Taylor Cole, Steve Lund) (Hallmark Movies)

10:55 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

Monday, Dec. 14

6:00 AM – “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

10:00 AM – “The Perfect Holiday” (FreeForm)

12:00 PM – “Almost Christmas” (FreeForm)

2:30 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

5:00 PM – “Home Alone: 2 Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

7:30 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “The Perfect Holiday” (FreeForm)

Tuesday, Dec. 15

9:30 AM – “The Magic Snowflake” (FreeForm)

11:00 AM – “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm)

1:00 PM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

3:05 PM – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (FreeForm)

4:45 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (FreeForm)

7:25 PM – “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

9:30 PM – “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm)

Wednesday, Dec. 16

10:30 AM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

12:35 PM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

3:15 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

5:25 PM  – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

7:55 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Black Nativity” (FreeForm)

Thursday, Dec. 17

6:00 AM – “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

9:30 AM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

12:00 PM – “The Holiday” (FreeForm)

3:00 PM – “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

5:00 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

7:30 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Life Size 2: A Christmas Eve” (FreeForm)

Friday, Dec. 18

6:00 AM “Holiday in Handcuffs” (FreeForm)

8:05 AM “The Holiday” (FreeForm)

11:15 AM – “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

1:20 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

3:25 PM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

5:55 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

8:00 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” (2018) – Freeform Premiere (FreeForm)

10:00 PM “The Star” (2017) (FreeForm)

12:00 AM – “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

Saturday, Dec. 19

Frosty & Rudolph on Freeform tonight!

6:00 AM – “Kung Fu Panda Holiday” (FreeForm)

6:30 AM – “The Little Drummer Boy” (1968) (FreeForm)

7:00 AM “The Star” (2017) (FreeForm)

9:05 AM – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (FreeForm)

10:45 AM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

1:15 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

3:55 PM – “Frosty the Snowman” (FreeForm)

4:30 PM – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (FreeForm)

5:35 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” (2018) (FreeForm)

7:00 PM – "A Christmas Carousel" (2020, Rachel Boston) (Hallmark)

7:40 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

9:00 PM – "Swept Up by Christmas" (2020, Lindy Booth, Justin Bruening) (Hallmark Movies)

10:20 PM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

Sunday, Dec. 20

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, Rudolph, & Frosty on Freeform today!

6:00 AM – “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

8:30 AM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

11:10 AM – “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm)

1:20 PM – “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” (FreeForm)

2:25 PM – “Frosty the Snowman” (FreeForm)

3:00 PM “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (FreeForm)

4:05 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

6:45 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

7:00 PM – "Love, Lights, Hanukkah!" (2020, Ben Savage, Marilu Henner) (Hallmark)

9:00 PM – "Project Christmas Wish" (2020, Amanda Schull, Travis Van Winkle) (Hallmark Movies)

9:15 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

11:55 PM – “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (FreeForm)

Monday, Dec. 21

9:30 AM – “Jingle All the Way 2” (FreeForm)

11:30 AM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

2:00 PM – “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” (FreeForm)

3:30 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

5:30 PM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

8:00 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

Tuesday, Dec. 22

6:00 AM – “Santa’s Apprentice” (FreeForm)

7:30 AM – “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) (FreeForm)

10:00 AM – “The Perfect Holiday” (FreeForm)

12:00 PM – “Christmas with the Kranks” (FreeForm)

2:05 PM – “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (FreeForm)

4:10 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

6:40 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

9:20 PM – “The Night Before” – Freeform Premiere (FreeForm)

11:30 PM – “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

Wednesday, Dec. 23

6:30 AM – “Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve” (FreeForm)

7:30 AM – “The Mistle-tones” (FreeForm)

10:30 AM – “Holiday in Handcuffs” (FreeForm)

12:30 PM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

2:35 PM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

5:05 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

7:10 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

9:50 PM – “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (FreeForm)

10:55 PM – “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

Thursday, Dec. 24

It’s a Wonderful Life on NBC tonight!
Frosty, Rudolph, & Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town on Freeform tonight!
A Christmas Story marathons on TBS & TNT!

6:00 AM “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

9:30 AM – “Prancer Returns” (FreeForm)

11:30 AM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

2:00 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

2:00 PM – "The Waltons: The Children’s Carol" (INSP)

4:00 PM – "Christmas in the Smokies" (2015, Barry Corbin, Jill Wagner) (INSP)

4:35 PM – “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) (FreeForm)

7:00 PM – "It’s a Wonderful Life" (1946, James Stewart, Donna Reed) (NBC)

7:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

7:15 PM – “Frosty the Snowman” (FreeForm)

7:50 PM – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (FreeForm)

8:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

8:55 PM – “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (FreeForm)

9:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

10:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

11:00 PM – “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

12:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

1:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

2:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

3:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

Wednesday, Dec. 25

MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Rudolph & Frosty on Freeform today!

4:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

5:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

6:00 AM – “The Simpsons” – Christmas episodes (FreeForm)

6:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

7:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

8:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

9:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

9:30 AM – “The Santa Clause” (FreeForm)

10:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

11:00 AM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

11:30 AM – “The Santa Clause 2” (FreeForm)

12:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

1:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

1:30 PM – “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (FreeForm)

2:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

3:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

3:30 PM – “Frosty the Snowman” (FreeForm)

4:00 PM – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (FreeForm)

4:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

5:00 PM – “Home Alone” (FreeForm)

5:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TBS)

6:00 PM – "A Christmas Story" (1983, Peter Billingsley) (TNT)

7:30 PM – “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (FreeForm)

11:00 PM – “Matilda” (FreeForm)

Happy Holidays to you & your family!






 




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