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Dec. 1
6:30 p.m. (FAM) "Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too" Animated.
7 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause" A divorced dad (Tim Allen) becomes Santa.
8 p.m. (ABC) "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town" Cartoon narrated by Fred Astaire.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "Santa Buddies" Talking puppies save Christmas.
9 p.m. (ABC) "CMA Country Christmas" With Sugarland, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Keith Urban, Vince Gill.
9 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause" A divorced dad (Tim Allen) becomes Santa.
10 p.m. (HALL) "Finding John Christmas" A nurse (Valerie Bertinelli) searches for her brother.

Dec. 2
7 p.m. (HALL) "Hoops & Yo Yo Ruin Christmas" A pink kitty and green bunny ride Santa's sleigh. Animated.
8 p.m. (DISN) Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!" Teddy (Bridgit Mendler) is separated from her family at the holidays.
8 p.m. (FAM) "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" The grinch (Jim Carrey) tries to ruin Christmas.
10 p.m. (HALL) "The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year" An uncle (Henry Winkler) plays matchmaker.

Dec. 3
1:55 p.m. (TBS) "Surviving Christmas" A lonely man (Ben Affleck) goes home for Christmas.
2 p.m. (HALL) "Debbie Macomber's Trading Christmas" A widow (Faith Ford) swaps homes with a professor (Tom Cavanagh).
2 p.m. (LIFE) "Recipe for a Perfect Christmas" A food critic (Carly Pope) avoids her mother (Christine Baranski).
4 p.m. (LIFE) "The Road to Christmas" Claire (Jennifer Grey) hitchhikes to her wedding.
5 p.m. (WB) "Stellar Awards Gospel Tribute To The Holidays" Music.
6 p.m. (HALL) "Farewell Mr. Kringle" A writer (Christine Taylor) interviews Santa in the town of Mistletoe.
6 p.m. (LIFE) "A Christmas Proposal" Lawyers (Nicole Eggert, David O'Donnell) battle over a ski resort.
6:15 p.m. (ENC) "Home Alone" Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) outwits Christmas thieves.
7 p.m. (GMC) "The Heart of Christmas" An Illinois town celebrates Christmas early for a sick child. With Candace Cameron Bure, George Newbern.
7 p.m. (TLC) "Crazy Christmas Lights"
8 p.m. (NBC) "It's A Wonderful Life" An angel helps a suicidal man (James Stewart).
8 p.m. (ENC) "The Santa Clause 2" Santa (Tim Allen) needs a bride.
8 p.m. (HALL) "A Princess For Christmas" A duke (Roger Moore) invites his grandchildren to Christmas.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "Nothing Like The Holidays" Christmas with the Rodriguez family (John Leguizamo, Debra Messing).
8 p.m. (TLC) "Invasion Of The Christmas Lights 2"
9 p.m. (TLC) "Invasion Of The Christmas Lights 3: Europe"

Dec. 4
1:15 p.m. (HALL) "Silver Bells" A runaway teen connects with a widow (Anne Heche).
2 p.m. (LIFE) "A Christmas Wedding" A bride-to-be (Sarah Paulson) is stranded.
2:05 p.m. (STARZ) "Disney's A Christmas Carol" Animated. With Jim Carrey.
3:30 p.m. (HALL) "A Dog Named Christmas" A mentally challenged man (Noel Fisher) helps an animal shelter at Christmas.
4 p.m. (LIFE) "Under the Mistletoe" Susan (Jaime Ray Newman) enters a dating contest.
5:45 p.m. (HALL) "November Christmas" A town brings Christmas early to a sick child. With John Corbett.
6 p.m. (LIFE) "Undercover Christmas" A FBI agent brings home his star witness (Jami Gertz).
6:30 p.m. (PBS) "Christmas With The Celts" With Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh, Ivan Goff.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!" Teddy (Bridgit Mendler) is separated from her family during the holidays.
8 p.m. (WB) "Hollywood Christmas Special At The Grove" From Los Angeles.
9 p.m. (WB) "San Antonio Holiday River Parade"
10 p.m. (LMN) "A Christmas Carol: The Musical" With Kelsey Grammer, Jason Alexander.

Dec. 5
7 p.m. (FAM) "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & The Island of Misfit Toys" Rudolph saves Christmas again.
7 p.m. (TOON) "Johnny Test" Johnny wants a snowball maker.
8 p.m. (ABC) "A Charlie Brown Christmas" Charlie Brown looks for the true meaning of Christmas.
8 p.m. (AMC) "A Christmas Carol" George C. Scott as Scrooge.
8 p.m. (HALL) "The Good Witch's Gift" A witch (Catherine Bell) plans a Christmas eve wedding.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "Holiday Switch" Paula (Nicole Eggert) thinks she married the wrong man.
8:30 p.m. (ABC) "Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice" A computer hacker steals North Pole secrets.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause" Jack Frost (Martin Short) tries to prevent Christmas.
8:30 p.m. (FAM) "The Polar Express" A train conductor takes a boy to the North Pole.
9:30 p.m. (PBS) "Straight No Chaser: Songs Of The Decades: Holiday Edition" Music.
9:45 p.m. (TCM) "A Christmas Carol" Reginald Owen as Scrooge.
10 p.m. (HALL) "The Three Gifts" Orphans spend the holidays with a couple (Dean Cain, Jean Louisa Kelly).

Dec. 6
6 p.m. (FAM) "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" Cartoon narrated by Joel Grey.
8 p.m. (NBC) "A Michael Buble Christmas" Music.
8 p.m. (AMC) "A Christmas Carol" George C. Scott as Scrooge.
8 p.m. (HALL) "The Night Before the Night Before Christmas" Santa crashes on a couple's roof (Jennifer Beals, Rick Roberts).
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "The Nightmare Before Christmas" The Pumpkin King doesn't like Christmas.
9 p.m. (TCM) "A Christmas Story" Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a BB gun.
10 p.m. (LMN) "The Family Holiday" A con man (Dave Coulier) turns family man.

Dec. 7
6 p.m. (FAM) "A Very Pink Christmas" Pink Panther cartoons.
7:30 p.m. (TOON) "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Boris Karloff narrates the 1966 cartoon.
8 p.m. (TOON) "Tom & Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale" Animated.
8 p.m. (AMC) "A Christmas Carol" George C. Scott as Scrooge.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "An Accidental Christmas" Kids plot to reunite their parents (Cynthia Gibb, David Millbern).
8 p.m. (LMN) "The Christmas Blessing" A medical resident (Neil Patrick Harris) falls in love with a teacher.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "The Ultimate Christmas Present" Girls make it snow in Los Angeles.
9 p.m. (FAM) "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" A Griswold (Chevy Chase) Christmas.

Dec. 8
6 p.m. (FAM) Jack Frost" Animated. Jack Frost falls in love.
6 p.m. (HALL) "The Christmas Choir" An accountant (Jason Gedrick) starts a homeless shelter choir.
7 p.m. (FAM) "Frosty's Winter Wonderland" Frosty marries.
7:30 p.m. (FAM) "Cranberry Christmas" Animated.
8 p.m. (FAM) "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" Narrated by Fred Astaire.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas!" Teddy (Bridgit Mendler) is separated from her family during the holidays.
9 p.m. (FAM) "The Year Without A Santa Claus." Animated. Santa takes the year off.

Dec. 9
6 p.m. (LMN) "A Very Cool Christmas" Santa (George Hamilton) gets a makeover.
8 p.m. (CBS) "Frosty the Snowman" Cartoon narrated by Jimmy Durante.
8 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause" A divorced dad (Tim Allen) becomes Santa.
8 p.m. (TNT) "Four Christmases" A couple's (Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) plans fall apart.
8:30 p.m. (CBS) "Frosty Returns" Cartoon narrated by Jonathan Winters.
9 p.m. (CBS) "Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus" Cartoon about a girl questioning Santa in 1897.
9:30 p.m. (CBS) "Elf On The Shelf: An Elf's Story" An elf helps a boy believe in Christmas. Animated.

Dec. 10
Noon (TOON) "Olive, The Other Reindeer" A dog helps Santa. Animated.
Noon (HALL) "An Old-Fashioned Christmas" Isabella (Jacqueline Bisset) meets an old boyfriend in Ireland.
Noon (LIFE) "Christmas Child" A writer (William R. Moses) spends Christmas in Texas.
1 p.m. (USA) "Elf" An elf (Will Ferrell) searches for his family.
2 p.m. (FAM) "Unaccompanied Minors" Kids stranded on Christmas eve in an airport.
2 p.m. (HALL) "A Princess For Christmas" A duke (Roger Moore) invites his grandchildren to Christmas.
2 p.m. (LIFE) "Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage" An artist (Jared Padalecki) paints a mural of his hometown.
4 p.m. (FAM) "Jack Frost" A dead man (Michael Keaton) returns as a snowman.
4 p.m. (HALL) "All I Want for Christmas" A boy wants to find a mate for his widowed mother (Gail O'Grady).
4 p.m. (LIFE) "Noel" New Yorkers (Penélope Cruz, Susan Sarandon) come together on Christmas.
6 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause" A divorced dad (Tim Allen) becomes Santa.
6 p.m. (HALL) "Moonlight and Mistletoe" A daughter (Candace Cameron Bure) fights to keep her dad's Christmas theme park open.
6 p.m. (LIFE) Home By Christmas" A divorced mom (Linda Hamilton) reconnects with her daughter.
8 p.m. (CBS) "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer" Rudolph guides Santa's sleigh.
8 p.m. (DISN) "The Polar Express" A train conductor takes a boy to the North Pole.
8 p.m. (ENC) "Jingle All the Way" Dads (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad) fight over a toy.
8 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause" Jack Frost (Martin Short) tries to prevent Christmas.
8 p.m. (HALL) "Annie Claus Is Coming To Town" Santa's daughter (Maria Thayer) moves to Los Angeles.
8 p.m. (LIFE) A Nanny for Christmas" An unemployed woman (Emmanuelle Vaugier) works for an advertising exec.
8 p.m. (TNT) "Fred Claus" Santa bails out his brother (Vince Vaughn).
9 p.m. (CBS) "The Flight Before Christmas" A flying squirrel teaches a young reindeer to fly. Animated.
10 p.m. (LIFE) "Home for the Holidays" Martha (Sean Young) adopts her nieces and nephews.

Dec. 11
Noon (FAM) "Snowglobe" Angela (Christina Milian) visits a wonderland inside a snowglobe.
Noon (HALL) "The Case for Christmas" Santa gets sued and hires a lawyer (Dean Cain).
1 p.m. (LIFE) "A Holiday to Remember" A psychologist (Connie Sellecca) finds love (Randy Travis).
2 p.m. (FAM) "Santa Baby" A businesswoman (Jenny McCarthy) helps Santa.
3 p.m. (LIFE) "Christmas in Paradise" A widow (Charlotte Ross) finds love in Puerto Rico.
4 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause" Jack Frost (Martin Short) tries to prevent Christmas.
4:35 p.m. (TNT) "Fred Claus" Santa bails out brother (Vince Vaughn).
5 p.m. (WB) "Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade" From Dallas.
5 p.m. (LIFE) "The Holiday" Women (Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet) swap homes for Christmas.
6 p.m. (FAM) "Holiday in Handcuffs" Trudie (Melissa Joan Hart) kidnaps a man (Mario Lopez) to be her boyfriend.
6 p.m. (HALL) "The Town Christmas Forgot" A stranded family organizes a pageant.
6:30 p.m. (TVL) "M*A*S*H" Hawkeye's Christmas letter.
7 p.m. (TVL) "M*A*S*H" Father Mulcahy's Christmas letter.
7:05 p.m. (TNT) "Four Christmases" A couple's (Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) holiday plans fall apart.
7:30 p.m. (TVL) "M*A*S*H" Winchester's Christmas tradition.
8 p.m. (WB) "Home for the Holidays" Claudia (Holly Hunter) clashes with her Baltimore family.
8 p.m. (FAM) "12 Dates Of Christmas" Kate (Amy Smart) keeps re-living a bad blind date (Mark-Paul Gosselaar).
8 p.m. (HALL) "The Christmas Pageant" A Broadway veteran (Melissa Gilbert) directs a holiday show.
8 p.m. (HGTV) "White House Christmas 2011" Decorating the White House.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "On Strike for Christmas" A mom (Daphne Zuniga) won't help her family prepare for Christmas.
8 p.m. (TVL) "Everybody Loves Raymond" Ray tells Ally about Santa.
8:30 p.m. (TVL) "Everybody Loves Raymond" Ray's parents spoil Christmas.
9 p.m. (TVL) "Everybody Loves Raymond" Ray's parents exchange an engraved toaster.
9:30 p.m. (TVL) "Everybody Loves Raymond" The Christmas portrait.
10 p.m. (TVL) "Everybody Loves Raymond" Ray's lavish gift for Debra.
10 p.m. (TNT) "Call Me Claus" Santa asks a TV producer (Whoopi Goldberg) to replace him.
10:30 p.m. (TVL) "Everybody Loves Raymond" Marie's Christmas letter.
11 p.m. (TVL) "King of Queens" Doug's Christmas bonus.
11:30 p.m. (TVL) "King of Queens" Doug buys Carrie a camera for Christmas.
Midnight (TVL) "King of Queens" Doug wants a collectible toy for Christmas.
12:30 a.m. (TVL) "King of Queens" Doug guards the church manger.
1 a.m. (TVL) "Roseanne" Roseanne plays a mall Santa.
1:30 a.m. (TVL) "Roseanne" A Christmas storm scatters the Conners.
2 a.m. (TVL) "Roseanne" Tacky Christmas decorations.
2:30 a.m. (TVL) "Roseanne" DJ's poor school grades.
3 a.m. (TVL) "Roseanne" Dan comes home for Chrristmas.
3:30 a.m. (TVL) "The Nanny" Fran's first Christmas.
4 a.m. (TVL) "Home Improvement" Tim's Christmas decorations.
4:30 a.m. (TVL) "Home Improvement" Tim goes crazy with lights again.
5 a.m. (TVL) "Home Improvement" Tim spends Christmas eve in an airport.
5:30 a.m. (TVL) "Home Improvement" Tim's ultimate Christmas display.

Dec. 12
6 p.m. (FAM) "A Flintstone Christmas." Fred and Barney play Santa.
7 p.m. (TOON) "Johnny Test" Johnny's snow ball fight.
8 p.m. (ABC) "I Want A Dog For Christmas, Charlie Brown" Animated.
8 p.m. (AMC) "White Christmas" Friends (Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen) plan a holiday show.
8 p.m. (HALL) "Santa Jr." Santa's son is accused of theft.
8 p.m. (TCM) "A Christmas Carol" With Alastair Sim.
8:45 p.m. (TOON) "MAD TV" Christmas cartoons from the magazine.
9 p.m. (FAM) "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" A Griswold (Chevy Chase) Christmas.
10 p.m. (HALL) "A Christmas Wedding Tail" Dog owners (Jennie Garth, Brad Rowe) fall in love.

Dec. 13
8 p.m. (PBS) "Christmas With The Mormon Tabernacle Choir" With David Archuleta.
8 p.m. (FAM) "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" The grinch (Jim Carrey) tries to ruin Christmas.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) " 'Twas the Night" A man (Bryan Cranston) steals Santa's sleigh.
9 p.m. (PBS) "Purdue Christmas Show" Music.

Dec. 14
8 p.m. (PBS) "Live From Lincoln Center: George Balachine's The Nutcracker" New York City Ballet.
8 p.m. (TOON) "MAD TV" Christmas cartoons from the magazine.
8 p.m. (AMC) "White Christmas" Friends (Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen) plan a holiday show.
8 p.m. (HALL) "A Princess For Christmas" A duke (Roger Moore) invites his grandchildren to Christmas.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "A Nanny for Christmas" An unemployed woman (Emmanuelle Vaugier) works for an advertising exec.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas" Animated.
8:30 p.m. (TOON) "Ed, Edd 'n Eddy's Jingle Jingle Jangle" Animated.

Dec. 15
6 p.m. (FAM) "A Chipmunk Christmas" Animated.
8 p.m. (ABC) "A Charlie Brown Christmas" The 1965 Christmas classic.
8 p.m. (AMC) "Miracle On 34th Street" The 1947 Edmund Gwenn-Maureen O'Hara original.
8:30 p.m. (DISN) "Santa Buddies" Talking puppies save Christmas.

Dec. 16
8 p.m. (FOX) "Happiness Is A Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown" Animated. With Ciara Bravo as Patty.
8 p.m. (FX) "Christmas With the Kranks" A couple (Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis) celebrate Christmas.
8 p.m. (TCM) "The Bishop's Wife" An angel saves a man (Cary Grant) from spiritual doubt.
8 p.m. (TNT) "Christmas in Washington" With Conan O'Brien, Justin Bieber, Cee Lo Green, Jennifer Hudson.
9 p.m. (FOX) "Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas" Peaches (Ciara Bravo) and Manny (Ray Romano) go to the North Pole.
9 p.m. (USA) "Elf" An elf (Will Ferrell) searches for his family.
10 p.m. (TCM) Christmas in Connecticut" A writer (Barbara Stanwyck) arranges a fake family for herself.
10 p.m. (HALL) "Battle of the Bulbs" Neighbors (Daniel Stern, Matt Frewer) compete with decorations.
10 p.m. (FOOD) "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" North Pole Christmas.

Dec. 17
Noon (FOX) "The Cricket on the Hearth" Animated.
Noon (WB) "Holiday Festival on Ice" Skating with Kurt Browning.
1 p.m. (WB) "Nutcracker on Ice." Skating special.
1 p.m. (FAM) "A Miser Brothers' Christmas" Animated. Brothers help Santa.
1 p.m. (LIFE) "Will You Merry Me?" A Christian and his Jewish fiancee gather their families for the holidays.
2 p.m. (FAM) "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" Cartoon narrated by Fred Astaire.
3 p.m. (FAM) "Frosty's Winter Wonderland" Animated. Frosty marries.
3 p.m. (LIFE) "A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride" A wedding planner (Joanna Garcia) objects to her mother's marriage plans.
5 p.m. (LIFE) "The Holiday" Women (Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet) swap homes for Christmas.
6 p.m. (HALL) "A Dog Named Christmas" A mentally challenged man (Noel Fisher) helps an animal shelter at Christmas.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "Christmas Angel" A lonely woman (Kari Kawker) helps a neighbor be Santa.
8 p.m. (HALL) "Christmas Comes Home To Canaan" Daniel (Billy Ray Cyrus) takes his son to California for surgery.
8 p.m. (CBS) "Frosty the Snowman" Cartoon narrated by Jimmy Durante.
8:30 p.m. (CBS) "Frosty Returns" Cartoon narrated by Jonathan Winters.
9 p.m. (ABC) "CMA Country Christmas" With Sugarland, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Vince Gill.
9 p.m. (CBS) "The Story of Santa Claus" Animated.

Dec. 18
2 p.m. (HALL) "Christmas Comes Home To Canaan" Daniel (Billy Ray Cyrus) takes his son to California for surgery.
4 p.m. (FAM) "The Polar Express" A train conductor takes a boy to the North Pole.
4:05 p.m. (TNT) "Four Christmases" A couple's (Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) plans fall apart.
6 p.m. (HALL) "All I Want for Christmas" A boy wants a mate for his widowed mother (Gail O'Grady).
6 p.m. (LIFE) "A Dad for Christmas" A dad (Kristopher Turner) steals his newborn from the hospital to prevent an adoption.
8 p.m. (WB) "Hollywood Christmas Parade."
8 p.m. (HALL) "Christmas Magic" To earn her angel wings, Carrie (Lindy Booth) helps a restaurant owner.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "The Christmas Hope" A grieving woman (Madeleine Stowe) bonds with an orphaned girl.
8 p.m. (TCM) "It Happened On 5th Avenue" A hobo spends Christmas in an empty mansion.
9 p.m. (ABC) "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause" Jack Frost (Martin Short) tries to prevent Christmas.

Dec. 19
8 p.m. (ABC) "Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special" Master Po (Jack Black) wants to spend Christmas with his dad. Animated.
8 p.m. (AMC) "A Christmas Carol" With George C. Scott.
8 p.m. (FX) "Christmas With the Kranks" A couple (Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis) celebrate Christmas.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "The Christmas Blessing" A medical resident (Neil Patrick Harris) falls in love with a teacher.
8 p.m. (WE) "Golden Girls" A lonely Santa takes the women hostage.
8:30 p.m. (ABC) "A Chipmunk Christmas" Animated.
10:15 p.m. (TCM) "Scrooge" Albert Finney's musical version of "A Christmas Carol."

Dec. 20
8 p.m. (AMC) "A Christmas Carol" With George C. Scott.
8 p.m. (FX) "Deck the Halls" Neighbors (Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) clash over light displays.
8 p.m. (NBC) "Saturday Night Live: A Very Gilly Christmas" Comedy.
9 p.m. (FAM) "The Polar Express" A train conductor takes a boy to the North Pole.
10 p.m. (LMN) "A Christmas Cottage"An artist (Jared Padalecki) paints a mural of his hometown.

Dec. 21
7 p.m. (FAM) "Disney Prep & Landing" Elves prepare for Santa.
7:30 p.m. (FAM) "Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice" Animated.
8 p.m. (CBS) "A Home for the Holidays" Adoption stories.
8 p.m. (AMC) "A Christmas Carol" George C. Scott as Scrooge.
8 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause" A divorced dad (Tim Allen) becomes Santa.
8 p.m. (HALL) "The Christmas Pageant" A Broadway veteran (Melissa Gilbert) directs a holiday show.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "Christmas Angel" A lonely woman (Kari Kawker) helps her neighbor be Santa.

Dec. 22
8 p.m. (ABC) "Disney Prep & Landing" Elves prepare for Santa.
8 p.m. (LMN) "The Road to Christmas" Claire (Jennifer Grey) hitchhikes to her wedding.
8:30 p.m. (ABC) "Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice" Animated.
9 p.m. (ABC) "I Want A Dog For Christmas, Charlie Brown" Lucy's family wants a dog.
9 p.m. (FAM) "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" A Grisworld Christmas.
10 p.m. (TLC) "Extreme Christmas Trees" Over-the-top Christmas trees.

Dec. 23
6 p.m. (TCM) "Scrooge" Albert Finney's musical version of "A Christmas Carol."
8 p.m. (ABC) "Shrek the Halls" The ogre's friends disrupts Christmas.
8 p.m. (WB) "Monk" Monk plays Santa.
8 p.m. (COM) "Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special" Comedy.
8 p.m. (FAM) "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" With Jim Carrey.
8 p.m. (HALL) "The Night Before The Night Before Christmas" Santa crashes on a couple's roof (Jennifer Beals, Rick Roberts).
8 p.m. (TBS) "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" Friends share Christmas stories.
8:30 p.m. (ABC) "Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation" Animated.
9 p.m. (TNT) "A Christmas Carol" With Patrick Stewart.

Dec. 24
Noon (WB) "An All Dogs Christmas Carol" (1998) Animated. A bulldog plots to ruin Christmas.
1:30 p.m. (FAM) "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & The Island of Misfit Toys" Animated.
1:30 p.m. (TBS) "Call Me Claus" Santa asks a TV producer (Whoopi Goldberg) to replace him.
2 p.m. (WB) "Homeless For The Holidays" An unemployed man (Matt Moore) falls behind on his bills.
2 p.m. (HALL) "Eve's Christmas" A woman (Elisa Donovan) wishes upon a Christmas Eve star.
2 p.m. (LIFE) "Home By Christmas" A divorced mother (Linda Hamilton) reconnects with her daughter.
2:30 p.m. (TCM) "Holiday Affair" A war widow (Janet Leigh) finds romance.
4 p.m. (WB) "Hollywood Christmas Parade."
4 p.m. (FAM) "Jack Frost" Animated. Jack Frost falls in love.
4 p.m. (HALL) "November Christmas" A Rhode Island town brings Christmas early to a sick girl.
4 p.m. (LIFE) "Home for the Holidays" Martha (Sean Young) adopts her nieces and nephews.
5 p.m. (FAM) "Disney Prep & Landing" Animated.
6 p.m. (FAM) "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" Animated.
6 p.m. (LIFE) "Secret Santa" A reporter (Jennie Garth) wants to expose Santa.
7 p.m. (FAM) "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" Animated.
8 p.m. (NBC) "It's A Wonderful Life" With James Stewart.
8 p.m. (ABC) "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Animated.
8 p.m. (FAM) "The Year Without A Santa Claus." Animated.
8 p.m. (HALL) "The Christmas Card" A soldier meets a woman who sent cards to the troops.
8 p.m. (LIFE) "Undercover Christmas" A FBI agent brings home his star witness (Jami Gertz).
8 p.m. (TBS) "A Christmas Story" Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a BB gun.
8 p.m. (TCM) "Miracle On 34th Street" With Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara.
8:30 p.m. (ABC) "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" With Jim Carrey.
9 p.m. (PBS) "Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir" With David Archuleta.
10 p.m. (PBS) "Christmas at St. Olaf" Music.
10 p.m. (TBS) "A Christmas Story" Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a BB gun.
11:30 p.m. (NBC) "Christmas Eve Mass" From Vatican City.

Christmas
Noon (FOX) "The Nutcracker: The Motion Picture" With the Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Noon (ABC) "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade."
Noon (HALL) "Debbie Macomber's Trading Christmas" A widow (Faith Ford) swaps homes with a professor.
Noon (LIFE) "A Boyfriend for Christmas" A lonely woman (Kelli Williams) finds love.
Noon (TBS) "A Christmas Story" Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a BB gun.
12:30 p.m. (FAM) "The Year Without a Santa Claus" Animated.
1:30 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause" Dad (Tim Allen) becomes Santa.
1:30 p.m. (TCM) "The Greatest Story Ever Told" The life of Jesus Christ (Max von Sydow).
2 p.m. (FOX) "A Christmas Carol: The Movie" Animated.
2 p.m. (HALL) "Christmas Magic" To earn her angel's wings, Carrie (Lindy Booth) must help a restaurant owner.
2 p.m. (LIFE) "A Christmas Wedding" A bride-to-be (Sarah Paulson) is stranded.
2 p.m. (TBS) "A Christmas Story" Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a BB gun.
3:30 p.m. (FAM) "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause" Jack Frost tries to prevent Christmas.
4 p.m. (FOX) "Casper's Haunted Christmas" Animated.
4 p.m. (WB) "Hollywood Christmas Parade."
4 p.m. (TBS) "A Christmas Story" Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a BB gun.
5 p.m. (TCM) "King Of Kings" The life of Jesus Christ (Jeffrey Hunter).
6 p.m. (COM) "Bad Santa" Billy Bob Thornton plays Santa.
6 p.m. (LIFE) "Nothing Like The Holidays" Christmas with the Rodriguez family (John Leguizamo, Debra Messing).
6 p.m. (LMN) "The Christmas Blessing" A medical resident (Neil Patrick Harris) falls in love with a teacher.
6 p.m. (TBS) "A Christmas Story" Ralphie (Peter Billingsley) wants a BB gun.
7 p.m. (PBS) "Lawrence Welk" Christmas music.
8 p.m. (FAM) "The Polar Express" A train conductor takes a boy to the North Pole.
8 p.m. (USA) "Elf" An elf searches for his family.
9 p.m. (PBS) "Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli & David Foster: My Christmas"
10 p.m. (FAM) "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" A Griswold family Christmas.
10 p.m. (HALL) "A Season for Miracles" Emilie (Carla Gugino) takes in her sister's kids.

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