Holiday TV Guide: December 2 – December 4

Friday, December 1
11:30 a.m. (FOOD) Gida’s Holiday Handbook Giada invites family to the day after Thanksgiving with a buffet of transformed leftovers.
1 p.m. (FREE) Jack Frost Jack Frost wants to leave his North Pole existence and become human.
2p.m. (FREE) Movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993)Voices of Chris Saradon. The scariest man in Halloween Town kidnaps Santa Claus and tries to take over Christmas. (HALL) Movie “Merry Matrimony” (2015) Jessica Lowndes. An advertising executive lands her dream assignment, but is paired with her ex-boyfriend.
3:35 p.m. (FREE) 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. (HALL) Movie “Let It Snow” (2013) Candace Cameron Bure. An executive is conflicted when she is sent to turn a charming lodge into a modern resort.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Mistletoe Promise” (2016) Jamie King. Two strangers who share a disdain for Christmas navigate the holiday together.
7:05p.m. (FREE)Movie “National Lapoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays. 8 p.m. (CW) Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer On Christmas Eve, a boy sets out to find his grandmother who mysteriously disappeared.
8:30p.m. (DISN) Disney Parks Presents: A Disney Channel Holiday Celebration Disney rings in the holidays by sharing the joy of mu- sic and the magic of Walt Disney.
9:15 p.m. (FREE) Movie “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. A man raised as an elf at the North Pole travels to New York to find his true father.

Saturday, December 2
Noon (HALL) Movie “Enchanted Christmas” (2017) Alexa Pena Vega. An interior designer is torn between her job, her family and a new love.
1:05 p.m. (FREE) 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.
2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Finding Santa” (2017) Jodie Sweetin. Grace must go on a quest to find the perfect Santa, when he falls off his sleigh.
3:10p.m. (FREE)Movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993) Voices of Chris Sarandon. The scariest man in Halloween Town kid- naps Santa Claus and tries to take over Christmas.
4 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Christmas Train” (2017) Dermot Mulroney. A journalist embarks on a cross-country train at Christmas unsure of the journey ahead.
4:50p.m. (FREE)Movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays.
6 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Switched for Christmas” (2017) Candace Cam- eron-Bure. Identical twins decide to swap lives for the holidays, learning lessons along the way.
7 p.m. (FREE) Movie “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. A man raised as an elf at the North Pole travels to New York to find his true father.
8p.m. (DISN) Movie “Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!” (2011) Bridgit Mendler. The Duncans get separated en route to Palm Springs, and scramble to get reunited. (HALL) Movie “Christmas in Evergreen” (2017) Ashley Williams. A wish upon a snow globe for a romantic Christmas comes true. (NICK) Movie “Tiny Christmas” (2017) Lizzy Greene. On Christmas Eve, a clumsy elf shrinks two kids and they must work together to get home.
9 p.m. (TBN) Movie “Christmas Angel” (2009) K.C. Clyde. A woman in need of work takes a job helping people in distress.
9:10p.m. (FREE) Movie “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) Jim Carrey. A Grinch plans on stealing Christmas from the residents of Whoville, who love Christmas.
10 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Sweetest Christmas” (2017) Lacey Chabert. A pastry chef must embrace the Christmas spirit or risk losing a chance at love.
10:30 p.m. (TBN) Movie “The Christmas Box” (1995) Richard Thom- as. A family learns the true meaning of Christmas after caring for a stubborn elderly widow.

Sunday, December 3
Noon (ABC)The Chew: Snowed in for the Holidays Showcasing the best in holiday food and entertainment.
1p.m. (ION) Movie “A Perfect Christmas List”( 2014) Ellen Hollman. A woman attempts to repair her daughter and granddaughter’s strained relationship.
1:10p.m. (FREE) Santa Claus Is Comin’to Town Kris Kringle over- comes an evil ruler and delivers toys to children all over the world.
2 p.m. (HALL) Movie “Christmas in Evergreen” (2017) Ashley Williams. A wish upon a snow globe for a romantic Christmas comes true.
2:15p.m. (FREE) Movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (1993) Voices of Chris Sarandon. The scariest man in Halloween Town kid- naps Santa Claus and tries to take over Christmas.
3 p.m. (ION) Movie “A Cinderella Christmas” (2016) Emma Rigby. Fledgling event planner Angie Wells falls for wealthy playboy Nicholas Karmichael.
3:30p.m. (FX )Movie “The Best Man Holiday”(2013)Monica Calhoun. Old rivalries and old flames are rekindled when a group of friends reunite.
3:55 p.m. (FREE) 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.
4 p.m. (FOOD) Christmas Cookie Challenge Five bold and creative bakers compete to prove their holiday cookie-making mettle.
(HALL) Movie “Christmas Cookies” (2016) Jill Wagner. When a small- town factory is sold, an executive must seal the deal, but things get tricky.
5 p.m. (ION) Movie “A Christmas Kiss” (2011) Brendan Fehr. A de- signer and her assistant vie for a man while decorating his home for the holidays.
5:30 p.m. (FX) Movie “Christmas With the Kranks” (2004) Tim Allen. Luther and Nora Krank scramble to create the perfect Christmas for their daughter.
6:05p.m. (FREE)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. (ION) Movie “A Christmas Reunion” (2015) Denise Richards. An executive discovers an unusual Christmas surprise when she inherits her aunt’s bakery.
8 p.m. (FX) Movie “Th Santa Clause 2” (2002) Tim Allen. After being Santa Claus for a few years, Scott Calvin must find a wife and help his son. (HALL) Movie “Christmas at Holly Lodge” (2017) Alison Sweeney. Sophie inherits the Evergreen Inn and Ski Lodge and spends every holiday there.
8:45 p.m. (FREE) Movie “The Santa Clause” (1994) Tim Allen. When a father mistakenly kills Santa Claus, he is magically recruited to take his place.
9p.m. (ION) Movie “The Spruces and the Pines” (2017) Jonna Walsh. A Romeo and Juliet romance takes place among two feuding Christ- mas tree lot families.
10 p.m. (FX) Movie “The Santa Clause 2” (2002)Tim Allen. After being Santa Claus for a few years, Scott Calvin must find a wife and help his son.
(HALL) Movie “The Christmas Train” (2017) Dermot Mulroney. A journalist embarks on a cross-country train at Christmas unsure of the journey ahead.
(TBN) Jason Crabb Christmas At HLE Seasonal music.
(LIFE) Movie “Dear Santa” (2017) A young girl doesn’t know what to ask for, for Christmas after her grandmother dies.
10:30 p.m. (FOOD) Teeny Tiny Christmas Jay Baron and his wife and sous chef Lesly make an entire tiny Christmas meal.
10:50p.m. (FREE)Movie “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (2007) Tim Allen. Santa Claus prepares for a busy Christmas with his in-laws and the mischievous Jack Frost.

Monday, December 4
12:30 p.m. (FREE) Movie “Arthur Christmas” (2011) James McAvoy. Santa’s son wants to use his father’s workshop for an urgent mission on Christmas night.
1 p.m. (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.
2:30 p.m. (FREE) Movie “The Santa Clause” (1994) Tim Allen. When a father mistakenly kills Santa Claus, he is magically recruited to take his place.
3 p.m. (HALL) Movie “A Christmas Detour” (2015) Candace Cameron Bure. Two NYC-bound travelers find themselves linked when a storm waylays their flight.
4:35p.m. (FREE)Movie“The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (2007) Tim Allen. Santa Claus prepares for a busy Christmas with his in-laws and the mischievous Jack Frost.
5 p.m. (HALL) Movie “The Sweetest Christmas” (2017) Lacey Chabert. A pastry chef must embrace the Christmas spirit or risk losing a chance at love.
6:40 p.m. (FREE) Movie “Elf” (2003) Will Ferrell. A man raised as an elf at the North Pole travels to New York to find his true father. 7p.m. (HALL)The National Christmas Tree Lighting Enjoy a holiday
celebration at the White House filled with music.
8 p.m. (ABC) The Great Christmas Light Fight Twenty families from
across America decorate their homes to the extreme for Christmas. (HALL) Movie “Miss Christmas” (2017) Brooke D’Orsay. A woman on the search for the perfect Christmas tree finds something else in-
stead.
8:50 p.m. (FREE) Movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) Chevy Chase. A man plays host to numerous dysfunctional relatives during the Christmas holidays.

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