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Thanksgiving and Christmas Movies and TV Specials: Full 2017 Schedule

It’s that time of the year again—white snow, slow roasted turkey, and plenty, plenty of holiday-themed movies and TV specials being cycled over and over again on your television screen. And we here at Den of Geek are making sure that you don’t miss any of it! (Not the snow and the turkey parts, of course. Those are on you.)

Using various network schedules, we’ve strung together enough holiday movies and TV specials to have you sick of the season well before December 25th. So get into the holiday spirit and enjoy the best this Thanksgiving and Christmas season has to offer!

We’ll continue to update this list as the holiday season continues to roll on like a stampede of reindeer. Expect some more last minute additions to this every single day between now and Christmas.

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If we’re missing any, just let us know in the comments and we’ll see about keeping this updated. Our goal is to provide you with the most complete list of Christmas movies and TV shows on the Internet! You can help by keeping us honest. We’ll keep updating this every single day, too!

All times are EST.

Date Movies / Specials Channel
Wednesday, November 22 Matilda (4:10 p.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, November 22 Be Thankful You’re Not on “Cops” Marathon (5:00 p.m.) WGN America
Wednesday, November 22 Despicable Me (6:45 p.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, November 22 A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (8:00 p.m.) ABC
Thursday, November 23 Smurfs 2 (7:00 a.m.) FX
Thursday, November 23 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (8:00 a.m.) FXX
Thursday, November 23 2017 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade (9:00 a.m.) WGN America
Thursday, November 23 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (9:00 p.m.) NBC
Thursday, November 23 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (9:00 a.m.) FX
Thursday, November 23 Click (10:30 a.m.) FXX
Thursday, November 23 Minions (11:00 a.m.) FX
Thursday, November 23 America’s Funniest Home Videos (12:00 p.m.) WGN America
Thursday, November 23 Despicable Me 2 (1:00 p.m.) FX
Thursday, November 23 Fantastic Four (1:00 p.m.) FXX
Thursday, November 23 21 Jump Street (3:00 p.m.) FXX
Thursday, November 23 22 Jump Street (5:30 p.m.) FXX
Thursday, November 23 Be Thankful You’re Not on “Cops” Marathon (7:00 p.m.) WGN America
Thursday, November 23 “The Simpsons” Thanksgiving Feast Marathon (8:00 p.m.) FXX
Friday, November 24 America’s Funniest Home Videos (9:00 a.m.) WGN America
Friday, November 24 “Mom” Day After Thanksgiving Marathon (12:00 p.m.) FXX
Friday, November 24 Love Actually (12:00 p.m.) CMT
Friday, November 24 Frosty the Snowman  (8:00 p.m.) CBS
Friday, November 24 Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (8:00 p.m.) ABC
Friday, November 24 DreamWorks Trolls Holiday (8:30 p.m.) NBC
Saturday, November 25 The Muppet Christmas Carol (6:00 a.m.) HBO
Saturday, November 25 Men in Black (5:00 p.m.) WGN America
Saturday, November 25 Robbie The Reindeer: Hooves of Fire (8:00 p.m.) CBS
Saturday, November 25 Robbie The Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe (8:30 p.m.) CBS
Saturday, November 25 The Story of Santa Claus (9:00 p.m.) CBS
Saturday, November 25 Inception (9:00 p.m.) WGN America
Sunday, November 26 Contact (2:00 p.m.) WGN America
Sunday, November 26 Godzilla (8:00 p.m.) WGN America
Sunday, November 26 Switched for Christmas (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Sunday, November 26 Gravity (10:30 p.m.) WGN America
Monday, November 27 CMA Country Christmas (8:00 p.m.) ABC
Monday, November 27 A Very Pentatonix Christmas Special (10:00 p.m.) NBC
Tuesday, November 28 Angry Angel (4:40 p.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, November 28 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (8:00 p.m.) CBS
Tuesday, November 28 Four Christmases (8:55 p.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, November 29 The Mistle-Tones (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, November 29 Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2017 (8:00 p.m.) NBC
Thursday, November 30 Eloise At Christmastime (2:15 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 1 Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (3:30 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 1 The Year Without a Santa Clause (6:00 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 1 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (7:05 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 1 Masters of Illusion: Christmas Magic (9:00 p.m.) CW
Friday, December 1 The Santa Clause (9:15 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 1 The Nightmare Before Christmas (11:20 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 2 Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (12:55 a.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 2 Jack Frost (11:00 a.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 2 Disney’s A Christmas Carol (5:10 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 2 Christmas in Evergreen (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Saturday, December 2 Four Christmases and a Wedding (8:00 p.m.) Lifetime
Saturday, December 2 The Polar Express (9:20 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 2 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (11:25 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 3 Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 3 Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (8:30 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 3 Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (10:00 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 3 Arthur Christmas (6:45 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 3 My Christmas Prince (8:00 p.m.) Lifetime
Sunday, December 3 Christmas at Holy Lodge (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Sunday, December 3 Elf (8:50 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 3 The Holiday (10:55 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 4 ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 4 Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (7:30 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 4 Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July (10:05 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 4 I’ll Be Home for Christmas (12:10 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 4 Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (4:30 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 4 The Year Without a Santa Claus (5:35 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 4 95th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting (7:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Monday, December 4 The Great Christmas Light Fight (8:00 p.m.) ABC
Tuesday, December 5 Jingle All The Way (5:00 p.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, December 5 Scrooged (9:00 p.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, December 5 Will & Grace (9:00 p.m.) NBC
Wednesday, December 6 Snowglobe (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 7 Snow (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 8 12 Dates of Christmas (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 8 The Little Drummer Boy (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 8 Holiday Joy (3:00 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 8 Deck the Halls (5:00 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 8 A Christmas Carol (8:00 p.m.) TCM
Saturday, December 9 Holiday in Handcuffs (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 9 Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (11:00 a.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 9 Home Alone 3 (1:30 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 9 Santa Buddies: The Legends of Santa Paws (3:35 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 9 The Search for Santa Paws (5:40 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 9 Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (7:45 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 9 It’s a Wonderful Life (8:00 p.m.) NBC
Saturday, December 9 The Christmas Shop (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Saturday, December 9 Snow Buddies (9:50 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 9 Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July (11:55 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 10 Mickey’s Christmas Carol (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 10 Jack Frost (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 10 Holiday Affair (12:00 p.m.) TCM
Sunday, December 10 Toy Story (3:45 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 10 Toy Story 2 (5:45 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 10 Toy Story 3 (7:50 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 10 Christmas Encore (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Sunday, December 10 Toy Story That Time Forgot (10:20 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 11 The Little Drummer Boy (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 11 Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (7:30 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 11 The Year Without a Santa Claus (11:40 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 11 Arthur Christmas (12:45 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 11 The Polar Express (9:55 p.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, December 12 Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, December 12 The Nightmare Before Christmas (5:30 p.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, December 13 Christmas Cupid (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, December 13 Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (4:30 p.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 14 Three Days (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 14 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (5:00 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 15 The Santa Clause (9:00 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 15 Holiday Joy (7:30 a.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 15 A Dennis the Menace Christmas (3:00 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 15 The 86th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (8:00 p.m.) CW
Friday, December 15 The Shop Around the Corner (8:00 p.m.) TCM
Saturday, December 16 Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 16 Jingle All The Way (5:30 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 16 Christmas Shuttle (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Saturday, December 16 Disney’s A Christmas Carol (11:55 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 17 Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 17 Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (8:00 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 17 Happy Feet (10:30 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 17 Disney Prep & Landing (2:30 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 17 Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (3:00 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 17 A Christmas Story Live! (7:00 p.m.) FOX
Sunday, December 17 Last Tango in Halifax (8:00 p.m.) PBS
Sunday, December 17 Snowed-Inn Christmas (8:00 p.m.) Lifetime
Sunday, December 17 Father Christmas (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Sunday, December 17 Frozen (9:00 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 18 Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (9:30 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 18 Mickey’s Christmas Carol (11:30 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 18 Prep & Landing (4:10 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 18 Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (4:40 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 18 Elf (9:50 p.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, December 19 Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, December 19 The Search for Santa Paws (2:40 p.m.) Freeform
Tuesday, December 19 Santa Paws: The Santa Pups (4:45 p.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, December 20 Just Friends (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, December 20 Home Alone 3 (11:15 a.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, December 20 The Holiday (1:25 p.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, December 20 Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (4:30 p.m.) Freeform
Wednesday, December 20 The Santa Clause (8:50 p.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 21 Holidaze (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 21 Snow Buddies (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 21 Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws (9:00 a.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 21 Happy Feet Two (11:05 a.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 21 The Year Without a Santa Claus (2:10 p.m.) Freeform
Thursday, December 21 Toy Story That Time Forgot (6:20 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 22 The Mistle-Tones (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 22 The Little Drummer Boy (11:30 a.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 22 Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (4:10 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 22 I Love Lucy Christmas Special (8:00 p.m.) CBS
Friday, December 22 Jingle All The Way (8:55 p.m.) Freeform
Friday, December 22 Dick Van Dyke Special (9:00 p.m.) CBS
Saturday, December 23 Disney’s A Christmas Carol (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 23 The Year Without a Santa Claus (5:40 p.m.) Freeform
Saturday, December 23 Christmas Getaway (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Sunday, December 24 Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (12:00 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 24 Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (8:05 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 24 Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (9:40 a.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 24 Arthur Christmas (1:25 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 24 Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (6:35 p.m.) Freeform
Sunday, December 24 The Bishop’s Wife (8:00 p.m.) TCM
Sunday, December 24 The Bells of St. Mary’s (10:00 p.m.) TCM
Sunday, December 24 Scrooged (11:55 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 25 Pocketful of Miracles (3:30 a.m.) TCM
Monday, December 25 Star in the Night (6:00 a.m.) TCM
Monday, December 25 Frosty’s Winter Wonderland (7:00 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 25 Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration (10:00 a.m.) ABC
Monday, December 25 Scrooge (10:30 a.m.) TCM
Monday, December 25 The Nightmare Before Christmas (11:00 a.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 25 The Polar Express (1:25 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 25 Fitzwilly (2:00 p.m.) TCM
Monday, December 25 Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (3:30 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 25 Elf (5:40 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 25 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (7:45 p.m.) Freeform
Monday, December 25 When Calls the Heart: The Christmas Wishing Tree  (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Monday, December 25 Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time (9:00 p.m.) BBC America
Monday, December 25 Call the Midwife (9:00 p.m.) PBS
Tuesday, December 26 Happy New Year, Charlie Brown (8:00 p.m.) ABC
Tuesday, December 26 Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (9:00 p.m.) ABC
Wednesday, December 27 A Home for the Holidays (8:00 p.m.) CBS
Saturday, December 30 New Year’s Gala (8:00 p.m.) Hallmark
Sunday, December 31 Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (8:00 p.m.) ABC

 

 

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