Holiday TV

Friday December 6
4 p.m. (GAC) The Making of ‘Cheers, its Christmas’ With Blake Shelton and Friends Blake Shelton gives viewers a behind the scenes look at the recording of his new album.
(HALL) Movie “Christmas Magic” (2011, Drama) Lindy Booth. An angel-to-be must earn her wings by watching over a despondent man and his daughter.
6 p.m. (FAM) Frosty’s Winter Wonderland The children build Frosty a companion out of snow after noticing how sad he has become.
(LIFE) Movie “Merry In-Laws” (2012, Romance) George Wendt. A newly engaged woman learns that her soon-to-be in-laws are Mr. And Mrs. Claus.
8 p.m. (CBS) Frosty the Snowman Pursued by a greedy magician and rising temperatures, Frosty sets off for the North Pole.
(HALL) Movie “The Three Gifts” (2009, Drama) Dean Cain. A couple houses three orphan boys over the holidays as their orphanage gets renovated.
(HGTV) Celebrity Holiday Homes Christina Milian’s home becomes a winter wonderland; Joely Fisher gets a holiday makeover.
(LIFE) Movie “Finding Mrs. Claus” (2012, Drama) Mira Sorvino. Mrs. Clause heads to Las Vegas to help a little girl with her Christmas wish.
(TBS) Movie “Four Christmases” (2009, Comedy) Vince Vaughn. A couple struggles to spend Christmas with all four of their divorced parents.
8:30 p.m. (CBS) Yes, Virginia The heart-warming tale of a little girl who wants to know if Santa Claus really exists.
(FAM) Movie “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000, Fantasy) Jim Carrey. The Grinch disguises himself as Santa to steal Christmas from the people of Whoville.
10 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus” (2004, Family) Steve Guttenberg. Santa worries about turning over the reigns to his son, Nick, who hasn’t yet found a wife.
(LIFE) Movie “The Real St. Nick” (2012, Family) Torrey DeVitto. A woman saves a man in a Santa Clause suit during an earthquake.
(TBS) Movie “Fred Claus” (2007, Comedy) Paul Giamatti. Santa bails his criminal brother out of jail and brings him to the North Pole.
Midnight (FAM) Movie “Prancer” (1989, Family) Sam Elliott. A girl finds an injured reindeer and decides to nurse it until she can return it to Santa.
(LIFE) Movie “Finding Mrs. Claus” (2012, Drama) Mira Sorvino. Mrs. Clause heads to Las Vegas to help a little girl with her Christmas wish.

Saturday December 7

10 a.m. (FOOD) The Pioneer Woman Ree has invited a crowd of friends over for a festive holiday get-together.
(HALL) Movie “Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus” (2004, Family) Steve Guttenberg. Santa worries about turning over the reigns to his son, Nick, who hasn’t yet found a wife.
10:30 a.m. (FAM) Movie “Prancer” (1989, Family) Sam Elliott. A girl finds an injured reindeer and decides to nurse it until she can return it to Santa.
Noon (GAC) All Out American Christmas Homeowners go above and beyond traditional decor to create over-the-top holiday displays.
12:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “All I Want for Christmas” (1991, Comedy/Drama) Jamey Sheridan. A divorced couple’s two children scheme to get them back together for Christmas.
1 p.m. (GAC) Holiday Inc. Iconic sites around New York City are transformed for the holidays.
2 p.m. (TBN) Just Where I Belong A lonely child discovers and injured bunny on Christmas Eve.
2:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “A Christmas Carol” (2009, Animated) Jim Carrey. Spirits visit Ebenezer Scrooge and show him the errors of his ways by revisiting his life.
4 p.m. (LIFE) Movie “Finding Mrs. Claus” (2012, Drama) Mira Sorvino. Mrs. Clause heads to Las Vegas to help a little girl with her Christmas wish.
4:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000, Fantasy) Jim Carrey. The Grinch disguises himself as Santa to steal Christmas from the people of Whoville.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” (2008, Drama) Brooke Burns. A single mom who has lost all faith in Christmas finds answers when her uncle visits.
(LIFE) Movie “Dear Secret Santa” (2013, Drama) Tatyana Ali. A woman receives Christmas cards from an admirer she believes to be someone who’s passed.
7 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Santa Clause” (1994, Comedy) Tim Allen. When a father mistakenly kills Santa Claus, he is magically recruited to take his place.
(FOOD) Cupcake Wars Four bakers battle for a place among the stars at the Hollywood Christmas Parade.
(TLC) More Crazy Christmas Lights A search for the best Christmas lights on display from coast to coast.
8 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Santa Switch” (2013, Family) Ethan Erickson. A man is given the gift of being Santa this year and he finds himself with new powers.
(LIFE) Movie “Christmas in the City” (2013, Family) John Prescott. A woman tries to bring out the true meaning of Christmas before it’s too late.
(NBC) Christmas in Rockefeller Center Celebrate the lighting of the world’s most famous Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center.
(TBN) Movie “A Christmas Snow” (2010, Drama) Danny Cahill. Christmas has not been the same for a young woman since her father left.
9 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (2007, Family) Tim Allen. Santa Claus prepares for a busy Christmas with his in-laws and the mischievous Jack Frost.
(HIST) A Very Shelby Christmas
10 p.m. (FOOD) Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Guy Fieri heads up to North Pole, Alaska, for all kinds of Christmas favorites.
(LIFE) Movie “Kristin’s Christmas Past” (2013, Family) Shiri Appleby. A woman wakes up seventueen years into her past Christmas day.
11 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Deck the Halls” (2006, Comedy) Danny de Vito. Two feuding neighbors try to prove to the other that he has more holiday spirit.
11:30 p.m. (TBN) Gift of Christmas Concert The Salvation Army presents this musical celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Midnight (HALL) Movie “A Season for Miracles” (1999, Drama) Patty Duke. A woman leaves with her sister’s children in an attempt to keep them from foster care.
(LIFE) Movie “Christmas in the City” (2013, Family) John Prescott. A woman tries to bring out the true meaning of Christmas before it’s too late.

Sunday December 8
10 a.m. (FAM) Movie “Snowglobe” (2007, Family) Lorraine Bracco. A mystical snow globe transports Angela into an idyllic Christmas winter wonderland.
(HALL) Jingle All the Way A Husky puppy looking for a home at a Christmas tree farm bonds with a young boy.
10:30 a.m. (HALL) Jingle and Bell’s Christmas Star Jingle the husky pup helps make Christmas special for his new friends.
11 a.m. (HALL) Hoops and Yoyo Ruin Christmas A comical, pink kitty and a green bunny become accidental stowaways on Santa’s sleigh.
(ION) Movie “A Golden Christmas 3” (2012, Romance) Shantel VanSanten. An unlikely couple fall in love during a production of ‘A Christmas Carol.’
(TCM) Movie “Scrooge” (1970, Musical) Albert Finney. Three spirits visit Scrooge, a miserable man soured on the meaning of Christmas.
11:30 a.m. (HALL) Jingle All the Way A Husky puppy looking for a home at a Christmas tree farm bonds with a young boy.
Noon (FAM) Movie “Santa Baby” (2006, Comedy) Jenny McCarthy. Santa’s daughter, Mary Class, tries to makeover Christmas when her father gets sick.
(HALL) Movie “Fir Crazy” (2013, Romance) Craig Pryce. A marketing executive discovers a new fondness for the holidays selling Christmas trees.
2 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe” (2009, Family) Jenny McCarthy. Santa’s daughter is torn between taking over the family business and running her own firm.
(HALL) Movie “The Santa Switch” (2013, Family) Ethan Erickson. A man is given the gift of being Santa this year and he finds himself with new powers.
3 p.m. (ION) Movie “My Santa” (2013, Family) Samaire Armstrong. A single mother begins to lose her faith in the magic of Christmas.
(LIFE) Movie “Dear Secret Santa” (2013, Drama) Tatyana Ali. A woman receives Christmas cards from an admirer she believes to be someone who’s passed.
(TBS) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas A Grinch steals everything Christmas from the Whos so they can’t celebrate the holiday.
3:30 p.m. (TBS) Movie “Fred Claus” (2007, Comedy) Paul Giamatti. Santa bails his criminal brother out of jail and brings him to the North Pole.
4 p.m. (FAM) Movie “12 Dates of Christmas” (2011, Comedy) Amy Smart. A young woman relives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again.
(HALL) Movie “Christmas With Holly” (2012, Drama) Sean Faris. A young girl asks for a mother for Christmas following the death of her mother.
5 p.m. (LIFE) Movie “Kristin’s Christmas Past” (2013, Family) Shiri Appleby. A woman wakes up seventueen years into her past Christmas day.
6 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Mistle-Tones” (2012, Musical) Tia Mowry-Hardict. A young singer creates her own musical Christmas group after losing a spot in another.
(HALL) Movie “November Christmas” (2010, Drama) John Corbett. Neighbors band together to create Halloween and Christmas moments for a sick girl.
(TBS) Movie “Four Christmases” (2009, Comedy) Vince Vaughn. A couple struggles to spend Christmas with all four of their divorced parents.
7 p.m. (ION) Movie “A Christmas Wedding Date” (2012, Romance) Marla Sokoloff. A woman faces difficulties when she returns home for a friend’s Christmas wedding.
(LIFE) Movie “Christmas in the City” (2013, Family) John Prescott. A woman tries to bring out the true meaning of Christmas before it’s too late.
(TRAVEL) Jingle Brawls We crisscrossed America to find the most amazing Christmas celebrations imaginable.
8 p.m. (HALL) Movie “November Christmas” (2010, Drama) John Corbett. Neighbors band together to create Halloween and Christmas moments for a sick girl.
(TBS) Movie “Nothing Like the Holidays” (2008, Comedy/Drama) Alfred Molina. A Puerto Rican family spends a Christmas together, facing the fact it may be their last.
9:30 p.m. (TBN) Movie “The Perfect Gift” (2009, Drama) Jefferson Moore. A teenaged girl has a chance encounter with a man who changes the course of her life.
10 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Holiday in Handcuffs” (2007, Comedy) Melissa Joan Hart. A woman kidnaps a handsome guy to take home to her parents during the Christmas holidays.
(HALL) Movie “November Christmas” (2010, Drama) John Corbett. Neighbors band together to create Halloween and Christmas moments for a sick girl.
(TBS) Movie “Nothing Like the Holidays” (2008, Comedy/Drama) Alfred Molina. A Puerto Rican family spends a Christmas together, facing the fact it may be their last.
11 p.m. (ION) Movie “A Christmas Kiss” (2011, Romance) Brendan Fehr. A designer and her assistant vie for a man while decorating his home for the holidays.
(LIFE) Movie “Christmas in the City” (2013, Family) John Prescott. A woman tries to bring out the true meaning of Christmas before it’s too late.
11:30 p.m. (TBN) Movie “Our First Christmas” (2008, Drama) John Ratzenberger. Two widows try to please their children so the two families can spend Christmas together.
Midnight (HALL) Movie “Silver Bells” (2005, Drama) Anne Heche. A widower and a young woman help each other to put their painful pasts behind them.

Monday December 9

10 a.m. (HGTV) Celebrity Holiday Homes Cheryl Burke, BeBe Winans and Dee Snider get their homes decorated for the holidays.
11 a.m. (HGTV) Celebrity Holiday Homes Lisa Lampanelli, Tamara Tunie and Haylie Duff get their homes decorated for Christmas.
2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Debbie Macomber’s Trading Christmas” (2011, Romance) Gil Bellows. A man and woman find love at the most unexpected time and have the best Christmas ever.
3 p.m. (GAC) Year ‘Round Christmas Profiling people who are overflowing with the spirit of Christmas all year long.
3:30 p.m. (EWTN) Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception From EWTN
4 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Eve’s Christmas” (2004, Drama) Cheryl Ladd. An executive about to become a partner in her firm re-evaluates her life on Christmas Eve.
5 p.m. (FOOD) The Pioneer Woman Ree has invited a crowd of friends over for a festive holiday get-together.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Fir Crazy” (2013, Romance) Craig Pryce. A marketing executive discovers a new fondness for the holidays selling Christmas trees.
8 p.m. (ABC) Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town Fred Astaire narrates the timeless tale of how Kris Kringle grew up to become Santa Claus.
(CW) Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special Po is caught between family traditions and warrior duties when he hosts the Winter Feast.
(FAM) Movie “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000, Fantasy) Jim Carrey. The Grinch disguises himself as Santa to steal Christmas from the people of Whoville.
(HALL) Movie “Naughty or Nice” (2012, Drama) Hilarie Burton. A young woman receives a book that reveals the good and bad about everyone in her life.
8:30 p.m. (CW) Merry Madagascar Santa and his reindeer crash into Madagascar and the animals needs to save Christmas.
9 p.m. (ABC) The Great Christmas Light Fight Twenty families from across America decorate their homes to the extreme for Christmas.
(FOX) Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Sid travels to the North Pole after Manny convinces him he is on Santa’s naughty list.
10 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Debbie Macomber’s Trading Christmas” (2011, Romance) Gil Bellows. A man and woman find love at the most unexpected time and have the best Christmas ever.
10:30 p.m. (FAM) Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat must save the world from the evil Grinch.
Midnight (FAM) Movie “Snow” (2004, Family) Tom Cavanagh. A young man with a toy delivery business sets out to rescue a reindeer before Christmas.
(HALL) Movie “A Town Without Christmas” (2001, Drama) Patricia Heaton. A reporter and a novelist try to locate a child who wrote a disturbing letter to Santa.

Tuesday December 10

1 p.m. (FOOD) Sandra’s Money Saving Meals Sandra makes a holiday feast that will leave money left over for holiday shopping.
2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Baby’s First Christmas” (2012, Romance) Casper Van Dien. Feuding colleagues must learn to get along in time for their nephew’s birth on Christmas.
4 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Naughty or Nice” (2012, Drama) Hilarie Burton. A young woman receives a book that reveals the good and bad about everyone in her life.
6 p.m. (FAM) A Chipmunk Christmas Alvin gives his harmonica to a sick boy and must find another for his Christmas concert.
6:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000, Fantasy) Jim Carrey. The Grinch disguises himself as Santa to steal Christmas from the people of Whoville.
8 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Santa Switch” (2013, Family) Ethan Erickson. A man is given the gift of being Santa this year and he finds himself with new powers.
9 p.m. (FAM) The Year Without a Santa Claus Santa decides to take time off because he feels people have lost the spirit of Christmas.
10 p.m. (FAM) Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town Fred Astaire narrates the timeless tale of how Kris Kringle grew up to become Santa Claus.
(HALL) Movie “A Christmas Wish” (2010, Family) Kristy Swanson. A woman, left destitute by her husband, faces a bleak Christmas with her children.
Midnight (FAM) Movie “Snowglobe” (2007, Family) Lorraine Bracco. A mystical snow globe transports Angela into an idyllic Christmas winter wonderland.

Wednesday December 11
10:30 a.m. (FOOD) Hungry Girl Lisa has to convince Santa that guilt-free goodies do exist.
2 p.m. (HALL) The Hollywood Christmas Parade Movie and TV stars, bands, floats and Santa Claus make their way down Hollywood Blvd.
3 p.m. (GAC) Over the Top Holiday Outrageous, quirky, and over-the-top holiday displays.
4 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Christmas Wish” (2010, Family) Kristy Swanson. A woman, left destitute by her husband, faces a bleak Christmas with her children.
6 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Holiday in Handcuffs” (2007, Comedy) Melissa Joan Hart. A woman kidnaps a handsome guy to take home to her parents during the Christmas holidays.
(HALL) Movie “Matchmaker Santa” (2012, Romance) Lacey Chabert. A mysterious Santa strands a baker and her boyfriend’s best friend in a small town.
9 p.m. (FAM) Movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989, Comedy) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays.
10 p.m. (NBC) Kelly Clarkson’s (Cautionary) Christmas Tale Kelly Clarkson learns the true meaning of Christmas while performing songs from her album.
(TBN) God Came Near Based on Max Lucado’s beloved book, God Came Near.
Midnight (FAM) Movie “Holiday in Handcuffs” (2007, Comedy) Melissa Joan Hart. A woman kidnaps a handsome guy to take home to her parents during the Christmas holidays.

Thursday December 12
1:30 p.m. (TBN) God Came Near Based on Max Lucado’s beloved book, God Came Near.
4 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Christmas Song” (2012, Family) Natasha Henstridge. The fate of two music teachers is to be decided in a city-wide Christmas carol contest.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Boyfriend for Christmas” (2004, Romance) Kelli Williams. A girl tells Santa she wants a boyfriend for Christmas and he turns up 19 years later.
7 p.m. (FAM) Movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989, Comedy) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays.
8 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Silver Bells” (2005, Drama) Anne Heche. A widower and a young woman help each other to put their painful pasts behind them.
9 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Scrooged” (1988, Fantasy) Bill Murray. A callous executive learns the true meaning of Christmas when he is visited by ghosts.
10 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Christmas Ornament” (2013, Drama) Kellie Martin. A Christmas tree lot owner helps a widow face her first Christmas without her husband.
Midnight (FAM) Movie “12 Dates of Christmas” (2011, Comedy) Amy Smart. A young woman relives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again.
(HALL) Movie “A Very Merry Mix-Up” (2013, Romance) Alicia Witt. A woman forms a bond with a family that she is accidentally landed with over the holidays.

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