Holiday TV Guide | Dec. 4

Friday, December 4
Noon (FAM) Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July During a July vacation, Rudolph and Frosty find themselves in danger.
2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Holiday Engagement” (2011) Haylie Duff. A woman hires a man to come home and pretend to be her fiancé over the holidays.
4 p.m. (FAM) Movie “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” (1998) Jonathan Taylor Thomas. A conniving college student tries desperately to get home in time for Christmas dinner.
(HALL) Movie “One Starry Christmas” (2014) Sarah Sanguin Carter. Holly can’t wait to go back to New York City and introduce her big shot boyfriend.
5 p.m. (TCM) Movie “It Happened on Fifth Avenue” (1947) Don DeFore. While a family is away for Christmas, a hobo and his friends live in their mansion.
6 p.m. (FAM) Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town Kris Kringle overcomes an evil ruler and delivers toys to children all over the world.
(HALL) Movie “Merry Matrimony” (2015) Jessica Lowndes. An advertising executive lands her dream assignment; but is paired with her ex boyfriend.
7 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Scrooged” (1988) Bill Murray. A callous executive learns the true meaning of Christmas when he is visited by ghosts.
(FAM) Movie “Fred Claus” (2007) Paul Giamatti. Santa bails his criminal brother out of jail and brings him to the North Pole.
7:50 p.m. (DISN) Frozen Fever
8 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Once Upon a Holiday” (2015) Briana Evigan. A royal princess runs off from her obligations for awhile to see how the other half lives.
(LIFE) Movie “Dear Secret Santa” (2013) Tatyana Ali. A woman receives Christmas cards from an admirer she believes to be someone who’s passed.
9 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Scrooged” (1988) Bill Murray. A callous executive learns the true meaning of Christmas when he is visited by ghosts.
(DISN) Radio Disney Holiday Event
9:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. A man raised as an elf at the North Pole travels to New York to find his true father.
10 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Christmas Detour” (2015) Candace Cameron Bure. Two NYC bound travelers find themselves linked when a storm waylays their flight.
(TBN) Movie “Mary of Nazareth” (2012) Alissa Jung. The story of Mary of Nazareth.

Saturday, December 5
Noon (HALL) Movie “Northpole” (2014) Tiffani Thiessen. A boy is called upon to save the Northpole and help his mom believe in holiday magic.
12:15 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Prancer” (1989) Sam Elliott. A girl finds an injured reindeer and decides to nurse it until she can return it to Santa.
1 p.m. (ION) Movie “A Prince for Christmas” (2015) Viva Bianca. A charming European prince steals away incognito to the U.S. in search of true love.
2 p.m. (FOOD) Cake Wars: Christmas The teams must bring world-famous Christmas songs to life in a huge edible creation.
(HALL) Movie “12 Gifts of Christmas” (2015) Katrina Law. Anna is hired to become a personal shopper for Marc, an uptight corporate executive.
(LIFE) Movie “All About Christmas Eve” (2012) Haylie Duff. A party planner needs to choose between a vacation and a huge event.
3 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.
4 p.m. (FAM) Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town Kris Kringle overcomes an evil ruler and delivers toys to children all over the world.
(HALL) Movie “Tis the Season for Love” (2015) Garry Chalk. An out-of-work actress returns home; a Christmas romance could be better than Broadway.
(TBN) God Came Near Based on Max Lucado’s beloved book, God Came Near.
5 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Polar Express” (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks. A doubting little boy boards a magical train to visit the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
(ION) Movie “A Christmas Kiss” (2011) Brendan Fehr. A designer and her assistant vie for a man while decorating his home for the holidays.
(TBN) Movie “The Christmas Bunny” (2010) Sophie Bolen. A lonely foster child finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve.
6 p.m. (LIFE) Movie “A Gift Wrapped Christmas” (2015) Meredith Hagner. A personal shopper makes it her mission to get one of her clients into the holiday spirit.
7:15 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. A man raised as an elf at the North Pole travels to New York to find his true father.
8 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Just in Time for Christmas” (2015) Eloise Mumford. A woman must choose between moving for her dream job or staying to marry her dream man.
heartbroken woman’s flight home the night before Christmas is diverted.
(NBC) Movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946) James Stewart. An angel shows a suicidal banker how important he has been in the lives of others.
(NICK) Nickelodeon Ho Ho Holiday Special Every Nickelodeon star under the sun shows up for the most amazing holiday party ever.
9 p.m. (ION) Movie “Merry Kissmas” (2015) Karissa Staples. Whitney happens to fall for a handsome man who she shares a magical kiss with.
9:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) Jim Carrey. A Grinch plans on stealing Christmas from the residents of Whoville, who love Christmas.

Sunday, December 6
11 a.m. (FOOD) Giada’s Holiday Handbook Giada hosts a decadent holiday-themed cocktail party for her girlfriends.
Noon (FAM) The Little Drummer Boy An orphaned drummer boy overcomes great hardships to deliver a gift of love to Baby Jesus.
(HALL) Movie “Angel of Christmas” (2015) Jennifer Finnigan. Susan gets her first big break to write a headline story about a carved wooden angel.
12:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “A Christmas Carol” (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey. Spirits visit Ebenezer Scrooge and show him the errors of his ways by revisiting his life.
1 p.m. (ION) Movie “My Santa” (2013) Samaire Armstrong. A single mother begins to lose her faith in the magic of Christmas.
2 p.m. (FOOD) Christmas Cookie Challenge Confident and daring bakers compete to prove their holiday cookie-making skills.
(HALL) Movie “Just in Time for Christmas” (2015) Eloise Mumford. A woman must choose between moving for her dream job or staying to marry her dream man.
2:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Polar Express” (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks. A doubting little boy boards a magical train to visit the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
3 p.m. (ION) Movie “Christmas Mail” (2010) Ashley Scott. A woman who answers Santa’s mail at the post office finds love with a postal carrier.
(LIFE) Movie “Twelve Wishes for Christmas” (2011) Elisa Donovan. When a mysterious lady grants a woman wishes, she must set things right after the fallout.
4 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Once Upon a Holiday” (2015) Briana Evigan. A royal princess runs off from her obligations for awhile to see how the other half lives.
5 p.m. (ION) Movie “A Christmas Wedding Date” (2012) Marla Sokoloff. A woman faces difficulties when she returns home for a friend’s Christmas wedding.
(LIFE) Movie “The Christmas Gift” (2015) Michelle Trachtenberg. A young journalist searches for the person who sent her a Secret Santa gift as a child.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Christmas Detour” (2015) Candace Cameron Bure. Two NYC bound travelers find themselves linked when a storm waylays their flight.
(NICK) Nickelodeon Ho Ho Holiday Special Every Nickelodeon star under the sun shows up for the most amazing holiday party ever.
6:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) Jim Carrey. A Grinch plans on stealing Christmas from the residents of Whoville, who love Christmas.
7 p.m. (LIFE) Movie “The Flight Before Christmas” (2015) Mayim Bialik. A heartbroken woman’s flight home the night before Christmas is diverted.
(NICK) Movie “Santa Hunters” (2014) A boy heads out on a mission to prove Santa is real.
9 p.m. (FOOD) Holiday Baking Championship The bakers celebrate a couple of favorites by reinventing two Hanukkah classics.
(ION) Movie “How Sarah Got Her Wings” (2015) Lindsey Gort. There’s no room in heaven for Sarah unless she rights one wrong from her past.
(LIFE) Movie “Last Chance Christmas” (2015) Gabriel Hogan. When Prancer injures his hoof, Santa’s stable hand must find a fill in to save Christmas.
9:30 p.m. (FOX) The Last Man on Earth As Christmas approaches, Carol spearheads a ‘Secret Santa’ gift exchange.
10 p.m. (FAM) Movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays.
(HALL) Movie “A Boyfriend for Christmas” (2004) Kelli Williams. A girl tells Santa she wants a boyfriend for Christmas and he turns up 19 years later.
(TBN) Movie “Love’s Christmas Journey” (2011) Ellie Davis. A woman’s brother goes missing while she’s visiting him during the Christmas holiday.

Monday, December 7
12:30 p.m. (TBN) Donnie McClurken Christmas Seasonal music.
2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Come Dance With Me” (2012) Andrew McCarthy. A financial executive learns to waltz, and falls in love with his dance instructor.
3:30 p.m. (FOOD) Giada’s Holiday Handbook Giada hosts a party for her large extended family to celebrate Christmas.
4 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Fred Claus” (2007) Paul Giamatti. Santa bails his criminal brother out of jail and brings him to the North Pole.
(HALL) Movie “A Boyfriend for Christmas” (2004) Kelli Williams. A girl tells Santa she wants a boyfriend for Christmas and he turns up 19 years later.
(LIFE) Movie “The Christmas Hope” (2009) Madeleine Stowe. A social worker, whose marriage is shaky, takes in a five-year-old over the holidays.
5 p.m. (TBN) Movie “Mary of Nazareth” (2012) Alissa Jung. The story of Mary of Nazareth.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Princess for Christmas” (2011) Katie McGrath. A young woman falls for a dashing prince when she visits England for Christmas.
(LIFE) Movie “The Santa Con” (2014) Barry Watson. A small-time con man is ordered to take a job as a store Santa during the holidays.
6:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays.
8 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Christmas With the Kranks” (2004) Tim Allen. Luther and Nora Krank scramble to create the perfect Christmas for their daughter.
8:45 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Santa Clause” (1994) Tim Allen. When a father mistakenly kills Santa Claus, he is magically recruited to take his place.
10 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Jingle All the Way” (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger. A father frantically searches for a last-minute Christmas gift for his son.
(HALL) Movie “Christmas Under Wraps” (2014) Candace Cameron-Bure. A woman loses her job and beau on the same day and reluctantly accepts a job in Alaska.
(LIFE) Movie “Home by Christmas” (2006) Linda Hamilton. When a woman’s perfect life is shattered, she struggles to create a new life for herself.

Tuesday, December 8
1 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Mistle-Tones” (2012) Tia Mowry-Hardict. A young singer creates her own musical Christmas group after losing a spot in another.
3 p.m. (FAM) Pinocchio’s Christmas Pinocchio works at a puppet show to raise money to buy Geppetto a Christmas present.
3:30 p.m. (EWTN) Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception From EWTN
4 p.m. (EWTN) Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception From EWTN
(FAM) Movie “A Christmas Carol” (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey. Spirits visit Ebenezer Scrooge and show him the errors of his ways by revisiting his life.
(HALL) Movie “Christmas Under Wraps” (2014) Candace Cameron-Bure. A woman loses her job and beau on the same day and reluctantly accepts a job in Alaska.
5:30 p.m. (FAM) Frosty’s Winter Wonderland The children build Frosty a companion out of snow after noticing how sad he has become.
6 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Christmas With the Kranks” (2004) Tim Allen. Luther and Nora Krank scramble to create the perfect Christmas for their daughter.
(FAM) Movie “The Santa Clause” (1994) Tim Allen. When a father mistakenly kills Santa Claus, he is magically recruited to take his place.
(HALL) Movie “Just in Time for Christmas” (2015) Eloise Mumford. A woman must choose between moving for her dream job or staying to marry her dream man.
(LIFE) Movie “Nothing Like the Holidays” (2008) Alfred Molina. A Puerto Rican family spends a Christmas together, facing the fact it may be their last.
8 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Jingle All the Way” (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger. A father frantically searches for a last-minute Christmas gift for his son.
(HALL) Movie “Deck the Halls” (2006) Danny de Vito. Two feuding neighbors try to prove to the other that he has more holiday spirit.
(LIFE) Movie “Last Chance Christmas” (2015) Gabriel Hogan. When Prancer injures his hoof, Santa’s stable hand must find a fill in to save Christmas.
8:45 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Polar Express” (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks. A doubting little boy boards a magical train to visit the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
10 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Scrooged” (1988) Bill Murray. A callous executive learns the true meaning of Christmas when he is visited by ghosts.
(HALL) Movie “Hitched for the Holidays” (2012) Joey Lawrence. A man and woman agree to pose as each other’s significant other to their families.
(TBN) God Came Near Based on Max Lucado’s beloved book, God Came Near.

Wednesday, December 9
12:10 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Prancer” (1989) Sam Elliott. A girl finds an injured reindeer and decides to nurse it until she can return it to Santa.
1 p.m. (TBN) The Easter Experience Experience the power in the resurrection of Jesus.
2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Fir Crazy” (2013) Craig Pryce. A marketing executive discovers a new fondness for the holidays selling Christmas trees.
2:20 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Snowglobe” (2007) Lorraine Bracco. A mystical snow globe transports Angela into an idyllic Christmas winter wonderland.
3 p.m. (FOOD) Giada at Home Giada celebrates the Christmas season by hosting a holiday get-together with friends.
3:30 p.m. (AMC) Movie “A Dennis the Menace Christmas” (2007) Maxwell Perry Cotton. Dennis the Menace tries to make amends with his neighbor, Mr. Wilson.
4:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” (2004) Voices of Wayne Allwine. Mickey, Minnie and Santa Claus attempt to teach Donald the true meaning of Christmas.
5:30 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994) Lord Richard Attenborough. A young girl’s mother hires a department store Santa who proves that he’s genuine.
6 p.m. (FAM) Mickey’s Christmas Carol The three ghosts of Christmas visit Scrooge McDuck to teach him the spirit of the holiday.
(HALL) Movie “Once Upon a Holiday” (2015) Briana Evigan. A royal princess runs off from her obligations for awhile to see how the other half lives.
6:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “The Polar Express” (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks. A doubting little boy boards a magical train to visit the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
8 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Scrooged” (1988) Bill Murray. A callous executive learns the true meaning of Christmas when he is visited by ghosts.
(HALL) Movie “Christmas at Cartwright’s” (2014) Alicia Witt. A single unemployed mom is desperate to find a job to make her daughter’s holiday happy.
8:45 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. A man raised as an elf at the North Pole travels to New York to find his true father.
10 p.m. (AMC) Movie “A Christmas Carol” (1984) George C. Scott. An old man who hates Christmas is taught its true meaning and spirit by three ghosts.
(HALL) Movie “Angel of Christmas” (2015) Jennifer Finnigan. Susan gets her first big break to write a headline story about a carved wooden angel.

Thursday, December 10
Noon (FAM) Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July During a July vacation, Rudolph and Frosty find themselves in danger.
2 p.m. (FAM) Mickey’s Christmas Carol The three ghosts of Christmas visit Scrooge McDuck to teach him the spirit of the holiday.
(HALL) Movie “Charming Christmas” (2015) For Meredith, Christmas is a magical time, she agrees to play the role of Mrs. Claus.
2:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” (2004) Voices of Wayne Allwine. Mickey, Minnie and Santa Claus attempt to teach Donald the true meaning of Christmas.
4 p.m. (FAM) The Little Drummer Boy An orphaned drummer boy overcomes great hardships to deliver a gift of love to Baby Jesus.
(HALL) Movie “Northpole” (2014) Tiffani Thiessen. A boy is called upon to save the Northpole and help his mom believe in holiday magic.
4:30 p.m. (AMC) Movie “A Christmas Carol” (1984) George C. Scott. An old man who hates Christmas is taught its true meaning and spirit by three ghosts.
(FAM) Rudolph’s Shiny New Year Rudolph must find Happy, the missing baby new year, before midnight on New Year’s Eve.
5:30 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.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Northpole” (2014) Tiffani Thiessen. A boy is called upon to save the Northpole and help his mom believe in holiday magic.
6:30 p.m. (FAM) Movie “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. A man raised as an elf at the North Pole travels to New York to find his true father.
7 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) Maureen O’Hara. A Macy’s store Santa Claus raises eyebrows when he claims to be the real Kris Kringle.
7:30 p.m. (STARZ) Movie “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) Jim Carrey. The Grinch disguises himself as Santa to steal Christmas from the people of Whoville.
8 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Just in Time for Christmas” (2015) Eloise Mumford. A woman must choose between moving for her dream job or staying to marry her dream man.
(NBC) Michael Bublé’s Christmas in Hollywood Michael Bublé adds his unique vocal styling’s to many of your favorite holiday classics.
8:45 p.m. (FAM) Movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays.
9:15 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) Maureen O’Hara. A Macy’s store Santa Claus raises eyebrows when he claims to be the real Kris Kringle.
10 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Christmas Detour” (2015) Candace Cameron Bure. Two NYC bound travelers find themselves linked when a storm waylays their flight.

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