Holiday Viewing For Your Christmas Weekend
Merry Christmas Disney Friends!
There is no shortage of incredible programs to curl up to this holiday weekend including offerings from Disney Channel, Disney+, ABC and more! If you’re in need of some viewing inspiration, we’ve got you covered! Let’s take a look at some of the awesome programs headed your way!
Sunday, December 27
Fancy Nancy—”New Year’s Nancy” / “Nancy’s Gift to Grandpa”
In the first story of the episode, Nancy wants to stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve, but finds that staying awake is harder than she thought. Then, to cheer up Grandpa on a wintry day, Nancy draws a masterpiece in chalk on the driveway.
*Kal Penn and Aparna Nancherla (both from Disney’s Mira, Royal Detective) return as Mr. and Mrs. Singh. George Wendt (Cheers) returns as Nancy’s Grandpa.
12 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior and in DisneyNOW
LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special—Now Streaming
Once Upon a Snowman—Now Streaming
High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special—Premieres December 11
On Pointe—Premieres December 18
Arendelle Castle Yule Log—Premieres December 18
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Home Alone 2
Home Alone 3
The Santa Clause
The Santa Clause 2
The Santa Clause 3
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Mickey’s A Christmas Carol
Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
Santa Paws 2
Miracle on 34th Street
Winnie The Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year
Disney’s Fairytale Weddings Holiday Magic
Decorating Disney Holiday Magic
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
The Ultimate Christmas Present
The Search for Santa Paws
One Magic Christmas
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Good Luck Charlie: It’s Christmas!
Babes in Toyland
‘Twas the Night
The Christmas Star
12 Dates of Christmas
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
Pluto’s Christmas Tree
The Simpsons Christmas Episodes
“Simpsons Roasting On An Open Fire” (Season 1, Episode 1)
“Marge Be Not Proud” (Season 7, Episode 11)
“Miracle on Evergreen Terrace” (Season 9, Episode 10)
“Grift of the Magi” (Season 11, Episode 9)
“Skinner’s Sense of Snow” (Season 12, Episode 8)
“She of Little Faith” (Season 13, Episode 6)
“Tis The Fifteenth Season” (Season 15, Episode 7)
“Simpsons Christmas Stories” (Season 17, Episode 9)
“Kill Gil, Volumes I & II” (Season 18, Episode 9)
“The Burns and the Bees” (Season 20, Episode 9)
“The Fight Before Christmas” (Season 22, Episode 8)
“Holidays of Future Passed” (Season 23, Episode 9)
“White Christmas Blues” (Season 25, Episode 8)
“I Won’t Be Home for Christmas” (Season 26, Episode 9)
“The Nightmare After Krustmas” (Season 28, Episode 10)
“Tis the 30th Season” (Season 30, Episode 10)
“Bobby, It’s Cold Outside” (Season 31, Episode 10)
America’s Funniest Home Videos Holiday Episodes
“The Jolly Old Fat Man, It’s Better to Receive, and Santa Claustrophobic” (Season 13, Episode 10)
“Santa Claus Versus the Easter Bunny, Not so Wise Men, and the Grinch who Gave Fake Lotto Tickets” (Season 14, Episode 8)
“Deck the Halls, Soggy Skateboarder, and Christmas Chaos” (Season 15, Episode 10)
“Not so Merry Christmas, Terror in Tinsel Town, and Bad Santa” (Season 16, Episode 7)
“Christmas Critters, Everyone’s a Kid at Christmas, and Practical Jokes” (Season 17, Episode 9)
“Old People Falling off of Boats versus Dogs Licking People in the Mouth” (Season 17, Episode 10)
“AFV: Holly Jolly Follies” (Season 18, Episode 9)
“Christmas 2008” (Season 19, Episode 8)
Holiday TV Episodes
That’s So Raven—“Escape Clause” (Season 1, Episode 19)
Even Stevens—“Heck of a Hanukkah” (Season 1, Episode 15)
Kim Possible—“A Very Possible Christmas” (Season 2, Episode 13)
The Proud Family—“Seven Days of Kwanzaa” (Season 1, Episode 11)
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody—“Christmas at the Tipton” (Season 1, Episode 21)
Girl Meets World—“Girl Meets Home for the Holidays” (Season 1, Episode 16)
Sonny with a Chance—“A So Random Holiday Special” (Season 2, Episode 22)
Thursday, December 24
The Greatest Showman—Network Broadcast Premiere—An original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. (8–10 p.m. ET/PT)
Friday, December 25
Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Celebration—Disney’s annual Christmas celebration airs Christmas morning on ABC and features heartwarming stories and amazing celebrity performances. (10 a.m–12 p.m. ET)
Thursday, December 24
7 a.m.—The Simpsons—Christmas episodes
10:30 a.m.—Prancer Returns
12:30 p.m.—Home Alone
3 p.m.—Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
5:35 p.m.—Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
8:15 p.m.—Frosty the Snowman
8:50 p.m.—Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
9:55 p.m.—Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town
12 a.m.—The Simpsons—Christmas episodes
Wednesday, December 25
7 a.m.—The Simpsons—Christmas episodes
10:30 a.m.—The Santa Clause
12:30 p.m.—The Santa Clause 2
2:30 p.m.—The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
4:30 p.m.—Frosty the Snowman
5 p.m.—Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
6 p.m.—Home Alone
8:30 p.m.—Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
FX & FXX
The Simpsons Christmas Celebration
Thursday, December 17–Friday, December 25
School’s out and the only zooming to be done is around the tree! Celebrate the Winter recess with holiday themed episodes of The Simpsons on FXX. The celebration begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, and continues throughout the week, in its regular time period, concluding with 12 back-to-back episodes from 6 p.m. to midnight on Christmas Day.
FXM Presents A Christmas Carol Christmas Eve and Day Marathon
Thursday, December 24 (2:30 p.m.–3 a.m. ET)
Friday, December 25 (3 p.m.– 3:30 a.m. ET)
Let the films of holidays past and present guide you through this year’s Christmas with FXM’s marathon of A Christmas Carol (1951) and FX’s: A Christmas Carol (2019).
FX Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Movie Marathon
Thursday, December 24 (12 p.m.–2:30 a.m. ET)
Friday, December 25 (7 a.m. – 3 a.m. ET)
Take a break from gift wrapping and unwrapping, and grab a cup of hot cocoa to enjoy family films including Saving Santa, The Star, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, Almost Christmas, Minions, Despicable Me 3, and more.
FXX Christmas Movie Marathon
Friday, December 25 (7 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Settle in with the fam and relax with films including Why Him? and Daddy’s Home 2. Fun no matter who you call family!
FX New Year’s Eve Superhero Movie Marathon
Thursday, December 31 (8 a.m.–3 a.m.)
Team up with the world’s greatest antiheroes to knock 2020 out and show the New Year who’s boss with a lineup of films that includes X-Men: Apocalypse and Deadpool.
The Simpsons New Year’s Marathon
Begins Thursday, December 31, at 1 p.m. ET, concludes Friday, January 1, at midnight
Forget the old year and ring in the new one with Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie, and the residents and visitors of Springfield. If only the whole year could be this good!
12 Days of Pol
All-Day Marathons, December 21–January 3
One racehorse neighing! Two piglets squealing! Three hound dogs howling! Four cows a-mooing! Five cats meowing! This holiday season, Nat Geo WILD is having snow much fun with 12 festive days of The Incredible Dr. Pol, followed by all new episodes beginning January 2.
SportsCenter Presents: 2020—History, Heroes and Hope
In a three-hour prime-time event, ESPN will look back at the challenging events of the past year and look ahead to the future through the lens of sports with SportsCenter Presents: 2020—History, Heroes and Hope. Airing as three programs of one hour each, 2020—History, Heroes and Hope will debut at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 24, on ESPN and the ESPN App, and is hosted by Jeremy Schaap and Lisa Salters.
ESPN & ABC Combine to Nationally Televise All Five NBA Christmas Day Games with 13 Consecutive Hours of Live Event Coverage
ESPN and ABC will combine to nationally televise all five NBA Christmas Day games on December 25, spanning approximately 13 consecutive hours of live event coverage. This marks ESPN’s 19th season of Christmas Day game coverage. All games will be available to stream on the ESPN App. (All times ET)
12 p.m.: New Orleans Pelicans at Miami Heat—ESPN, ESPN App
2:30 p.m.: Golden State Warriors at Milwaukee Bucks—ABC, ESPN App
5 p.m.: Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics—ABC, ESPN App
8 p.m.: Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Lakers—ABC, ESPN, ESPN App
10:30 p.m.: LA Clippers at Denver Nuggets—ESPN, ESPN App
Featuring beloved Christmas films, favorite TV episodes and exciting new originals, the Hulu Holiday lineup can’t be beat. Here are some highlights of what’s streaming this month, but to find even more yuletide fare, visit Hulu’s Holiday Hub throughout the season.
A Christmas Carol (2019)
Ebenezer Scrooge experiences a dark night of the soul in an original take on Charles Dickens’ iconic ghost story.
A woman learns that her girlfriend hasn’t come out to her conservative parents in this original Hulu movie.
A Very Brady Christmas
Deck the halls with love and laughter as the Brady Bunch comes home for Christmas! Mike, Carol and the whole gang are back, in a warm and wonderful two-hour special featuring all of the characters from the popular series—plus their new families.
Christmas Cookie Challenge
Flour will cloud the air as a festive yet furious battle ensues between bakers to determine the best cookie baker in the country.
CMA Country Christmas
Legendary acts and country music stars perform Christmas classics and festive collaborations; Thomas Rhett and Lauren Akins host.
A Christmas Solo
Two single parents try to use the Christmas magic to calm down the rivalry between their daughters, however they discover that they are not immune to that magic themselves.
Christmas on Holly Lane
Three life-long friends reunite on Christmas in order to help each other’s lives, and in the process their own as well.
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
George and The Man in The Yellow Hat are having a merry time counting down to Christmas. But neither can decide what to give each other. Will they find the answers before Christmas morning?
When Santa misses one child out of hundreds of millions, someone has to save the day. It’s up to Arthur (James McAvoy), Santa’s youngest son, to deliver a present to the forgotten tyke before Christmas morning dawns.
A Very Kitty Cocktail Party
Make your holidays meow with this purr-fect kitten get-together. Please catnip responsibly.
Puppies Crash Christmas
Puppies. Puppies. Puppies. So cute, you aren’t even mad they destroyed Christmas.
Holiday Gingerbread Showdown
Nine food artists use detailed workmanship and compelling techniques in a four-night battle. The winner takes home $25,000, the title of Best Gingerbread Artist in America and earns a feature in Food Network Magazine.
Holiday Baking Championship
Eight bakers enter the kitchen to show off their traditions and baking skills.
Yes, it’s a Christmas movie (sorta)! Super cop Bruce Willis battles terrorists inside a Los Angeles skyscraper in this action classic.
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist
A young boy is forced to booby trap his house to defend against a group of hapless thieves in this fifth film in the Home Alone series.
On Christmas Eve, a high-powered executive’s guardian angel offers her a chance to live her life again with a different spin.
Deck the Halls
Holly (Gabrielle Carteris, Beverly Hills, 90210) returns to her hometown with her 8-year old son, Ben, to work for her father’s toy business. Soon after, Ben watches a man (Steve Bacic, Big Love) move in next door with a sleigh, red suit and lots of Christmas goodies. Ben begins to believe that their new neighbor is Santa Claus, and devises a plan to set up his mom with Santa Claus.
For even more Hulu holiday movies, go to Hulu’s Holiday Hub
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