This is the most beautiful time of year: it is time for you to completely destroy any remaining space on your DVR with all kinds of conversations.
This year there are more than 65 original Christmas movies that went to Freeform, Lifetime, Hallmark and Netflix – along with the corn of other broadcast and cable feasts. From one-off offers of your favorite competitions in reality (RuPaulova Drag Race, Nailed It!), comedies (Schittov Creek) and drama (Chilling Adventures Sabrina), for cooking a variety of species, there is something in this list to satisfy even the weakest members of your family.
So pour a cup of hot cocoa and try out the rest of the marathons, specials, series and movies – then run the TV and kill that uncomfortable little conversation with your great uncle Marty. Periodically check during the season as you add multiple lists.
Thursday, November 1st
Christmas cookie challenge, Food Network – Christmas Baking Begins Early this Year! This special series will be broadcast on Monday at 10.00 am. on the food network.
Friday, November 2nd
Vacation Calendar, Netflix – A struggling but talented photographer inherits an antique calendar for the holidays, whose content seems to predict the future, in this original movie Netflix. Will this magical calendar thrill this holiday season?
Saturday, November 3rd
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Christmas joy, Hallmark, 8:00 – Career Woman Joy Holbrook (Danielle Panabaker) moves for a great promotion, but gets a call from her uncle Ruby (Beverley Elliott) who needs surgery. The time could not get worse, but Joy was on the naked eye just to reunite with former enthusiasts, Ben Andrew's administrator (Matt Long). In order to stubborn Ruby focus on healing, Joy is volunteering to take over Ruby's place in the legendary baking contest known as Cookie Crawl.
Sunday, November 4th
The ultimate thanksgiving challenge, Food Network, 9 am – series broadcast on Sundays from 4 to 18 November.
Way to Christmas, Hallmark, 8:00 am – Television producer in Los Angeles Maggie Baker (Jessy Schram) falls for Danny Wise (Chad Michael Murray), son and former producer of his popular Christmas mother's annual Christmas. When her secret plan plans to reunite Danny and his brothers with her mother Julia in Vermont during live broadcasts, Maggie remembers that first of all love for her family and friends makes Christmas the most favorite.
By marrying Father of Christmas, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 AM – When Miranda Chester (Erin Krakow) started dating information about her biological father two months ago, her investigation led her and her love, Ian McAndricka (Niall Matter) and the family she had always been wanted, including Margaret Whitcomb (Wendie Malick) and former brother Peter Whitcomb. Miranda's plans are complicated when a mysterious alien appears while preparing for the Christmas wedding.
Monday, November 5th
Holiday bunny championship, Food Network, 9.00am – radiates on Mondays.
Saturday, November 10th
It's Christmas, Eve, Hallmark, 8:00 pm – Evan's (LeAnn Rimes) state school shortens the budgets, but is now in a hometown where he is personally watching the program of her lovely neighbor Liam (Tyler Hynes). A friend has set up a fundraising web site to save an art program that will run during a tree-lighting ceremony where Liam's students will perform. Can the Website Provide the Christmas Wonders That Town Should Have?
Sunday, November 11th
Christmas in love, Hallmark, 8:00 am – Ellie Hartman (Brooke D Orsay) is a tough crafter who works in his small town bakery that produces the famous Christmas Kringle. When New York City Executive Director Nick Carlingson (Daniel Lissing) visited a bakery, he arrived with modernization ideas designed to release many employees. Ellie seems to be approaching him, and when Nick finally tells his employees his future business idea, Ellie has to decide not only that he should be entrusted to him, but whether he will take the leap of faith needed to achieve his own dreams.
Veteran Christmas, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries, 9:00 – Captain Grace Garland (Eloise Mumford), an adorned American veteran, returns home after two search and rescue tours in Afghanistan. After being separated from her beloved partner K9, Grace must rediscover the spell of Christmas. When a few weeks before Christmas is located in River Crossing, local judge Joe Peterson (Sean Faris) offers her a place to stay on her property and take it to show Grace everything she misses: Christmas, family, community and love.
Friday, November 16th
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Cool Kids, Fox, 8.30. – "Thanksgiving Day to Murray."
Speechless, ABC, 8:30 pm – "C-E-CELEBRITY S-U-SUITE"
Main switch, Netflix – When the Chicago baker and the prophet revealing to look like twins, they stifle Christmastime's plan for trading places in this movie Netflix Originals.
Saturday, November 17th
Bosefoot Contessa, Food Network, 8:00 am – "Cook Like a Pro: Anchors of Thanksgiving" Special.
Christmas in Graceland, Hallmark, 8:00 am – Business executive officer Laurel (Kellie Pickler) from Chicago travels to Memphis to secure one of the oldest family-owned banks. While there, it reunites with an ambitious local music promoter and old flame Clay (Wes Brown). Laurel tries to keep an eye on the award, but Clay reminded her of the days when they were the duo that was on the edge of the star, and her focus became the home of Blues and her dreams of re-creating music.
Return to the Christmas Creek, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 am – As Christmas approaches, the career-focused developer of the application, Amelia Hughes (Tori Anderson) returns to her hometown of Christmas creme, where she meets with her best friend Mike (Stephen Huszar) and her distressed uncle Harry (Steven Weber). As he deals with local holidays – Mike starts to fall – Amelia feels like a Christmas spirit.
This is a wonderful lifelong special event, Lifetime – Melissa Joan Hart hosted this special review of the original (most Christmas) movie offers for 2018. Zraba at 10 am. life
Sunday, November 18th
Spectacular Macy's Thanksgiving Pie, Food Network – The series broadcasts at 8 am.
Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa Claus, Hallmark, 8:00 – When Lisa (Jill Wagner) came to his native city of Evergreen for the last visit to Christmas, he discovered that the historic general store was closed. Using her skills as a professional retailer, Lisa decides to keep the local tradition and help the good people of Evergreen return the store to life. As Lisa loves a local artist named Kevin (Mark Deklin) in collaboration with her, the couple is faced with a surprise after they have returned the store to their former glory. When Kringle's staff temporarily accepts store-keeping at the grocery store, "Santa Claus Village Locals," locals gather and gather around a mysterious 25-year letter that never fails on the North Pole. As old traditions have re-created, Lisa is bothered by Kevin, the tradition and the city of Evergreen.
Bob's Burgers, Fox, 8.30. – "Say goodbye."
Christmas with God, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 – As Christmas approaches, Ancient Estimator St. Louisa Paula (Kimberley Sustad), reluctantly accepts her husband's marriage proposal, Daniel (Giles Panton), a career-focused lawyer. Her aunt Jane (Kathie Lee Gifford) feels Paula has mixed emotions over her engagement and invites Paul to her Nantucket home. While there, Paula visits the nearby island of Martha's vineyards where the charming owner Gery (Paul Campbell) meets. Bad weather intervenes, and Paula goes to Geryjeva guesthouse and enjoys holiday holidays. Aunt Jane later tells Paul that their encounter was God's way of "naming" her to help her determine the direction she needs her life.
Monday, November 19th
Neighborhood, CBS – "Welcome on Thanksgiving" at 9 o'clock.
The last Vermont Christmas, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 – Megan (Erin Cahill), Bethany and Mary are three sisters who return to childhood each year to celebrate Christmas. This year's gathering will be bitter, however, as their parents put the house on sale, and the buyer will be Nash (Justin Bruening), Megan's former boyfriend mistress.
Tuesday, November 20th
This is us, NBC, 9 AM – "Six Thanksgiving".
I hope for Christmas, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 am – Recently divorced, Sydney Ragsdale (Scottie Thompson) decides to spend Christmas in the house she inherited with her young daughter. As it begins to spend more time at a local bookstore, Sydney meets a teacher, Mac (Ryan Paevey), who also meets the city of Santa. Mac is trying to accomplish Christmas wishes, and this year Sydney is at the top of its "pretty" list. As a new opportunity in which the library is developing, Mac helps Sydney to get to life, love and re-believe in Božić's spirit.
Wednesday, November 21st
The price is right and Let's make an agreement, CBS – the game will show special specialties for Thanksgiving Day (with special challenges and prizes related to the day of Turkey).
My Christmas home, Lifetime, 8 am – Jen Taylor (Tia Mowry-Hardrict) will soon make a big promotion in San Francisco's ad agency. But her life unexpectedly revolves when she inherits a pleasant Alaska. When he goes to inspect the property and meets the handsome City Attorney Steve Anderson (Rob Mayes), he is surprised that the small town community is full of fun and festive Christmas traditions. Yen soon wonders whether the inn is just the place to go and if Steve could be Mr Justice who was waiting for him.
They are related to Christmas, Hallmark, 8 am – Frazzled and struggling with a block writer, Samantha novelist (Nikki Deloach) and her boyfriend head to the house of her late grandmother to spend Christmas. While with the family, the wise words of her grandmothers reveal the true meaning of Christmas Samant at the time when the most needed encouragement.
Christmas arrangement, Lifespan, 10:00 – Poppy's (Nicky Whelan) flower owner joins the annual floral event for the chance to win the main prize, but Garrett (Miles Fisher), not well-esteemed protégé of Blair (Daphne Zuniga), is on its way to victory . As Roppy Poppy and Garrett warm up on the floor of flowers, undeniable love begins in the midst of a marvelous vacation background.
Thursday, November 22 – Thanksgiving day
Movie Thanksgiving Film Festivals, HDNet movies – Marc Summers presented a series of classics in a two-day event, broadcast on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. Movies include Slabouman, Chocolat, Sideways, and many others.
Christmas chronicles, Netflix – Two Brothers and Sisters joined with Santa Claus for the adventurous adventure in this movie Netflix Originals.
The last man standing, WGN, 07:00 – Eva Shockey hosts six hours of sitcom on Thanksgiving.
Christmas in the palace, Hallmark, 8:00 am – Katie, a former professional ice skater (Merritt Patterson), hired King San Sen, Alexander, to help her daughter on a Christmas glide. While Katie is spending time in the castle and the king, she and Alex begin to develop feelings for each other and finally fall in love. But the people of San Seno who love tradition allow their king to make a stranger his queen?
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Christmas contract, Lifetime, 8am – One Tree Hill Alari Hilarie Burton, Robert Buckley, Danneel Ackles and Antwon Tanner join in this movie about a woman who returns to Louisiana after a devastating break-up, just to find out she's bringing her a new girlfriend home. Jolie decides to bring his god of BFF to act as a buffer, but the Christmas contract proves more than they have reported.
Tis is a season: One Tree Hill Reunion, Lifetime – One Tree Hill Hilary Burton, Robert Buckley, Danneel Ackles and Antwon Tanner of Lifetime Christmas contract and Stephen Colletti from Christmas birthplace reunite for a special evening with surprise guests. Premiums at 10 am
Murphy Brown, DZS, 9.30. – "Thanksgiving and Taking Day".
Friday, November 23
Poinsettia for Christmas, Lifetime, 8am – Just a few weeks before Christmas, Ellie (Bethany Joy Lenz) gets an invitation to go home to help her father (John Schneider) at the family home of poinsettia. The family business on the line is to deliver tens of thousands of plants for the annual parade of the city, but the poinsettia should only become red. As Ellie seeks a solution, she falls in love with her roots and a local botanist (Marcus Rosner).
Pride, prejudices and Mistleto, Hallmark, 8:00 am – Darcy (Lacey Chabert) wants to live on her own terms, even decide to start her own business and not work with her father. Upon returning home for Christmas, Darcy reconnects with old rival Luke's owner Brendan Penny and is forced to jointly plan a charity event. Darcy begins to realize what is most important in her life as she spends time with her family and Luke and decides to fix her relationship with her father – and may fall in love.
Every other vacation, Lifetime, 10:00 – Recently separated parents Tracie (Schuyler Fisk) and Rick (David Clayton Rogers) spend every other holiday with their young Harper and Ava. But this Christmas, girls have only one thing on their wish lists: to spend Christmas with mom and dad in the family home of the Tracie family. Temporary gathering will not be a walk in Tracie and Rick Park, but perhaps this Christmas gathering can help start the lost romance between them and achieve their daughter's greatest wishes.
Saturday, November 24th
Every day is Christmas, Lifetime, 8am – Inspired by Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol", a clever money manager Alexis Taylor (Toni Braxton) receives a holiday of a lifetime visit. A self-proclaimed worshiper who "confuses" love, Alexis ends the hug of the Christmas spirit when her past, present and future collide, forcing her to risk one thing that money can not buy: her heart.
Christmas eternal, Hallmark, 8:00 – New York-based corporate lawyer Lucy Toomey (Tatyana Ali) will become a partner after New Year. But when Alice, her older sister with special needs, unexpectedly leaves, Lucy must return home to Wisconsin to attend the funeral and handle nursing property. Lucy is terribly returning to his home childhood, but also feels the sadness that he was overjoyed at Alice's last call. After returning to the Nilson Bay, Lucy meets Peter (Dondre T. Whitfield), her old high school fortune, and Alice's former attorney who briefs her about the conditions of Alice's eccentric will: Da Lucija inherits a family home, she has to live there for 30 days through the holidays .
Christmas on the crowns, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 am – Emma (Alicia Witt) returns home and is the last celebration of Christmas with her brothers and sisters in the house she grew up in. After the death of their parents, brothers and sisters unconsciously agree to sell a family home to Honeysuckle Lane, his belongings. As Emina's mother estimates, they discover hidden surprises that lead them to travel to discover the power of love and family during the holidays.
Christmas harmony, Life, 10:00 – Kelley Jakle, soothing, is accustomed to live in the shadow of her boyfriend star pop, but when she breaks it off before the holiday, she returns to her strange hometown to discover the heart and music she misses her big city life.
Sunday, November 25th
Jingle Belle, Lifetime, 8 am – Each year, Isabelle (Tatyana Ali) and her master Mike (Cornelius Smith Jr.) celebrated the annual feast of her town with a mild Christmas duet. But after graduation, Isabelle went to study at Julliard in New York – leaving Mike behind. Years later, when Isabelle returns to the hometown to write music for the annual holiday feast, it is shocked to find out Mike is the one who directs the show. Isabelle and Mike can put the past behind and join the stage for another duet to stop the show?
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Christmas one of the footwear subjects, Hallmark, 8:00 – Noelle (Candace Cameron Bure) is at a crossroads where love, relationship with her father and her dream career are unavailable. Waiting late for her job at the Snowdrops department store, Noelle accidentally closes after closing. Not too concerned about the night in the store – until an unusual woman appears, claiming her angel is a guardian. Noelle soon finds herself to rethink the past, the present and the future, because she has to work with her new neighbor – handsome firefighters who want Christmas gifts – to plan for the yearly Galaxy's Christmas love. Will they visit the holidays yesterday and help Noelle tomorrow to find new chances and discover the true spirit of Christmas?
Christmas Perfection, Lifespan, 10:00 – As a child, Darcy (Caitlin Thompson) had no control over family feasts and therefore grew up as a Christmas observer – so much to lose sight of what holidays actually mean. Suddenly, she magically transcribes her idea of the perfect Christmas village and learns that "perfection" is not all that she has cracked.
Monday, November 26th
The price is right, CBS – Drew Carey holds a special episode of Cyber Monday in honor of one of the biggest shopping days of the year.
AMC Best Christmas Ever – The largest network for all season programming has 35 classic holiday movies, including Dwarf. gremlins, i Polar Express, and 18 specialists, including the premier of TV Mariah Carey is All I Want For Christmas Is It You (2017), Rudolph's a great new year (1976), Year without Santa Claus (1974) and more. Programming is broadcast until Tuesday, December 25th.
Tuesday, November 27th
Return of Grace, Facebook Watch – This new series, led by Mike Rowe, focuses on returning heroes to the hometown as an acknowledgment for the selfless and heartfelt work they do every day for others.
Thursday, November 29th
Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Feasts, ABC, 9:00 – singer, songwriter i Dance with the Stars: Juniors host Jordan Fisher i A modern family star Sarah Hyland hosts a two-hour event from Walt Disney World Resort and Resort Disneyland. Disneyland host Jesse Palmer, Disney Parks and ABC began the holiday season with a celebrity star of the star with musical performances, special performances and Disney moments. Guests are: Gwen Stefani, Meghan Trainor, Brett Eldredge, Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo Bocelli, Becky G, Aloe Blacc and Maddie Poppe.
Friday, November 30
Christmas prince: Royal Wedding, Netflix – A year after Richard secured the crown, Amber is preparing to walk with him in this movie Netflix Originals. But she's not sure she's cut out like a queen.
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Very Boiling Christmas, Lifetime, 8 am Kate Holiday (Melissa Joan Hart) has more cookies than she had time to fill this holiday season, and when her boyfriend suddenly interrupts with her, every color of the Christmas joy lying on it immediately disappears. After Kate hangs the last tree decoration and goes to bed, she wakes up a little Christmas magic next morning. She gets the surprise of her life when Chip (Barry Watson), a handsome soldier who may or may not be Prince of Nutcracker from Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker, appears in his living room.
Saturday, December 1
25 days of Christmas, Freeform – An annual program event of almost a month has nice Christmas movies for the family, including Santa Claus, Sam Dom, i Rest; Disney movies, including all three Toy story movies, incredible, i Ice age: Continental drift, and original movies, including Life Size 2 (with Tyra Banks) i No sleep for Christmas (with real pair Dave and Odette Annable). The special series will be broadcast until Tuesday, December 25th.
Twist of Christmas, Lifetime, 8 AM – Two Single Parents – Employed Mom Abby (Vanessa Lachey) and her son, flooding with lawyer Ryan (Brendon Zub) and his daughter, accidentally mix toys in a crowded department store. As a result, both of their corruption seem to have failed. Although the two can not stand each other, the only way to get things back on track is to help them rescue their vacation plans – not realizing they fall into each other in the process.
Join the whole trip, Hallmark, 8:00 am – Mingle All the Way founder Molly (Jen Lilley) has decided to prove to her family that her new networking application designed to combine busy professionals together for upcoming events without long-term romance, success. So join the app and meet with another employee, Jeff (Brant Daugherty), but they're terrified when they realize they already had two catastrophic previous meetings. They agree to remain in line with all their upcoming engagements, however, and as the couple approaches the holiday season, their business arrangement can turn into something more.
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Christmas wondrous world, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 am – Successful curator of the Art Gallery Heidi (Emily Osment), who left her small town, Pleasant Valley, with the dream of becoming a successful painter one day, has put her own art on hold. A week before the big Christmas entertainment gallery, she has to go home to look at her niece and nephew and face her at high school, Chris (Ryan Rottman), now a teacher. While Heidi is spending more time in a pleasant valley, helping Chrisu to plan a Christmas dance, she is in the midst of life in the city and Pleasant Valley.
Love for Christmas, Life, 10:00 – When Heather, the local theater director and Bobby collide with each other after returning home after leaving the Navy a few years ago, they quickly realize that their childhood with each other might have an unexpected love.
Sunday, December 2nd
Christmas Pact, Lifetime, 8 AM – When Sadie (Kyla Pratt) and Ben (Jarod Joseph) had eight years of age, they raised a large three-foot tall Christmas tree behind the church and started the Christmas Pact. But how life experiences the way the pact prevents the break. Ben and Sadie need some Christmas magic to leave each other and promise to keep their special holiday tradition. Every Christmas that passes, Ben and Sadie Christmas tree grow stronger and stronger, and so does their love.
Majestic Božić, Hallmark, 8:00 am – Christmas in the charming town of Briar Falls will be bitter for architect Nell (Jerry Hinton) this year when he returns to her hometown to turn the historic Majestic theater into a modern multiplex, much to the city's remarks. The Playhouse was the home of their annual Christmas camp, which will now end. Although her first major promotion is being restored, Nell wants her not her choice, especially when she meets Connor's new owner (Christian Vincent), whose vision and ideas are at odds with her own. Connor did not have much experience in the Christmas celebration, so Nell hoped to give him a chance during the collision during the twelve-day Briar Falls festival and that he could only change.
Life Size 2: Christmas Eve, Free of charge, 9:00 am – Marathon Toys player 20-year-old President Grace Manning (France Raisa) has a fourth-life crunch, and above his head is the huge mother-to-toe game that is best known for his iconic puppet. Grace's way of a wild child even causes the stock of the company to fall. With her young neighbor, Grace's old puppet doll (Tyra Banks) is magically awakened to help Grace return to the path and give her the confidence to be a woman, and Eve leader knows how Grace can be.
Once upon a Christmas wonder, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 – He said he would have less than a few months to live without liver transplantation, time (Heather Krueger) (Aimee Teegarden) time expired when weird stranger Chris Dempsey (Brett Dalton) heard about her and discovered that the perfect match, the two met, and long friendship developed into romance. The film follows Heather and Chris's journey during the Three Goddays because his selfless gesture led to a Christmas wonders for everyone involved.
Star for Christmas, Lifetime, 10:00 – Chocolate owner Cassie (Briana Evigan) can not help falling for her hunky new customer, but when turns out to be action superstar Alex Gray, will their relationship survive Hollywood and the holidays?
Monday, December 3rd
Pop Up Santa Holiday Special, Free, 9.30. – Hosted by Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker, special accompaniment to celebrity guests including ballet dancer Misty Copeland, former NFL athlete DeMarco Murray, The Fosters Sherri Saum, Tommy Martinez from the New Freeform drama Good Trouble, a special Marvel guest and Freeform Santa Claus as they merge with Free Intentions to extend the vacation.
Friday, December 7th
RuPaulova Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular, VH1, 8:00 – special Pull the race a holiday contest that includes the superhero returning franchise.
Christmas is lost and found, Lifetime, 8 am – New York City event organizer Whitney Kennison (Tiya Sircar) travels to Chicago to spend Christmas with Diane Ladd, who decides to give Whitney's precious family Kennison family. But when Whitney falsely throws a box of ornaments, Grandma Frances develops fun Christmas hunters to remind Whitney what she is doing.
Super monsters and star desires, Netflix – That's the night before Christmas and the wish is fulfilled! First for Lobo, whose beloved cousin, Vida, arrives on a sudden visit. Then for Glorb, who wants it to be everywhere at the same time.
Nails is! Rest, Netflix – Hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres, this contest on the theme of the holiday season sees the baker's house with a terrible record track recording the release of a recreational holiday masterpiece for a $ 10,000 reward.
Neo Yokio: Pink Christmas, Netflix – This anti-Christmas special star actress (Jamie Foxx, Susan Sarandon, Rashida Jones, Jaden Smith).
Saturday, December 8th
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Santa Claus, Lifetime, 8 AM – When Holly (Megan Hilty) returns home for Christmas, she is blinded to find out how her family's family is at the edge of foreclosure. To continue the job, Holly fills Santa's aids and meets a surprisingly young and handsome Nick (Noah Mills), who plays Santa this year at the store. Their chemistry attracts big crowds until Nick suddenly disappears. Holly is trying to find Nick as he approaches Christmas.
Domestic Christmas, Hallmark, 8:00 am – After she has given up on her job with employers, Maddie (Lori Loughlin) goes on vacation to gain perspective and falls into the old high school Carter (Victor Webster). Tensions emerge rapidly, and when forced to put on a Christmas high school dance, Carter and Maddie have to put their differences apart and discover what they have fallen in love all these years before.
Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic, Freeform, 8:00 – This new war is hosted by Stephen "tWitch" Boss and Allison Holker. This year's weddings at Walt Disney World Resort will have a Mary Poppins returns theme and special performance of the national music star Martine McBride.
Memories of Christmas, Hallmark Films and Mysteries, 9:00 – Noelle (Christina Milian) raised Queen of Christmas. When he inherits his late mother's home, he discovers that his mother rents someone to decorate him – Dave (Mark Taylor), who assures Noelle that he will allow him to continue with the tradition. As the screen appears, Noelle's defense begins to collapse. It covers the city's Christmas galama, which was her mother's legacy, finds unexpected love and evokes joy for the holidays she never thought of.
Sunday, December 9th
Murder for the Holidays, Oaks, 8 o'clock – The third season of a limited crime series is rooted in three new horrendous events facing upside down.
Christmas in Tennessee, Lifetime, 8am – Allison Bennet (Rachel Boston), along with her daughter Olivia and mother Martha (Patricia Richardson), run a bakery in the small mountain town of White Pines, Tennessee. When Matthew (Andrew Walker), a charming real estate developer, tries to buy the town for a corporate ski resort, Allison and the townspeople must work together to prevent that from happening. And just when the Bennet ladies seem out of luck, an unexpected visitor – with a well-known sweet tooth for cookies and milk – comes to the bakery and may in fact be the key to solving everything.
Welcome to Christmas, Hallmark, 8 p.m. — Real estate developer Madison Lane (Jennifer Finnigan) must find a location for a new ski resort, and her boss tells her to take a trip to Christmas, Colorado, to consider the location and the incentive package they’re offering. When a fender-bender with the town’s welcome sign delays Madison, Sheriff Gage McBride (Eric Mabius) gives her a ride into town so she can make her meeting while the car is towed and repaired. Little does Madison know, the town is on a mission to convince her that Christmas is the best place for the new ski resort. Madison grows to love the community and the spirit of Christmas that runs throughout, but is a resort really the right move for Christmas? Or would the town be better off keeping its charm and traditions intact?
Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9 p.m. — It’s the last Friday before Christmas in New York City and a massive storm is brewing. Small-town business woman Cara Hill (Megan Park) is meeting with her banker while country music star Heath Sawyer (Josh Henderson) is playing Madison Square Garden. When the flight to Tulsa they’re both booked on is canceled, this unlikely pair of strangers winds up traveling together. Each has a secret — Heath hasn’t written a song since his father died, and Cara’s mother recently passed and her family’s jam business is failing. Will Christmas provide a miracle — and a chance at love?
Monday, Dec. 10
No Sleep ‘Til Christmas, Freeform, 9 p.m. — High-end event planner Lizzie (Odette Annable) is preparing for her own life’s biggest event – her wedding. She lies awake nightly while her devoted fiancé Josh (Charles Michael Davis) rests peacefully. When a sleep-deprived incident causes her to run into Billy (Dave Annable), a low-key bartender who is just as sleepless and frustrated as she is, they discover that they can only fall asleep while next to each other. What seems like an odd coincidence and a disruption to their lives, might be more meaningful than they’d like to admit.
Wednesday, Dec. 12
Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas, YouTube — Watch the comedian and special friends uncover pop culture myths surrounding the holiday in this new special, debuting on Buzzfeed’s YouTube channel.
Friday, Dec. 14
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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: The Story of Midwinter, Netflix— a special Christmas installment of the spooky series starring Kiernan Shipka.
Christmas Around the Corner, Lifetime, 8 p.m. — Savvy New York City venture capitalist Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge) escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds the town has canceled Christmas celebrations following a flood, and the bookstore is in shambles. She takes on the challenge to revitalize the store, but clashes with the owner, Andrew (Jamie Spilchuk), over her proposed improvements. Sparks eventually fly as Claire’s infectious optimism inspires Andrew to join her in reviving the yuletide spirit. But everything comes to a screeching halt when Claire discovers that Andrew is planning to sell the bookstore in the New Year. Can the spirit of Christmas change Andrew’s mind and encourage him to follow his heart?
Saturday, Dec. 15
Christmas Pen Pals, Lifetime, 8 p.m. — Dating app creator Hannah (Sarah Drew), heads home for the holidays after an unexpected breakup and is challenged to save her failing business by re-conceiving a new romantic dating model. She also runs into her high school boyfriend, Sam (Niall Matter), who she has carefully avoided for years, and reluctantly makes a deal with her dad, Ted (Michael Gross) to sign up for the town’s anonymous holiday pen pal service Christmas Cupid. As the season progresses, Hannah is smitten by each letter she receives and starts to believe that her Christmas pen pal could be her soul mate. On Christmas Eve everyone must reveal their true identities to their pen pals, even if it means coming face to face with the last person they ever expected.
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Entertaining Christmas, Hallmark, 8 p.m. — The name of cookbook author, crafting expert, and television personality Claire is synonymous with perfection. As she contemplates retirement, her daughter Kara (Jodie Sweetin) is poised to become the new face of the Livingston brand. The only trouble is, Kara can’t cook, sew, or do any of the signature things her mother is known for. When a young girl posts a video online requesting Claire’s help to welcome home her deployed father for Christmas, Kara is sent in her place in an effort to prove herself a worthy successor to the board of directors and win the job. As Kara does her best to make a good impression, she gets more than she bargained for when the young girl’s uncle (Brendan Fehr) turns out to be a reporter for the local paper, looking for his next story.
Northern Lights of Christmas, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9 p.m. — The life of aspiring pilot Zoey Hathaway (Ashley Williams) is thrown off course when she unexpectedly inherits a reindeer farm, along with the dangerously handsome ranch hand Alec Wynn (Corey Sevier). Zoey is now buried in taking care of reindeer and all the Christmas responsibilities and isn’t sure about Alec, who has his own ideas how best to run things. Alec, who has never had many people have faith in him, opens up when Zoey invests trust in him, and the two fall for each other.
Sunday, Dec. 16
Hometown Christmas, Lifetime, 8 p.m. — Back in Louisiana for Christmas, Noelle Collins (Beverley Mitchell) has big plans to resurrect the town’s live nativity, a beloved tradition that her late mother used to put on. Things become complicated, however, when Noelle runs into her high school sweetheart, Nick Russell (Stephen Colletti), a rising baseball star back home due to a recent injury. Still feeling the burn from their senior year break-up, their lives are pushed together even more when they learn their parents share an attraction and want to be more than just friends. When the live nativity plans begin to unravel, Nick and Noelle reluctantly team up to pull off the show and find themselves growing close, rediscovering their love for each other and the joy of Christmas.
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A Gingerbread Romance, Hallmark, 8 p.m. — With Christmas just weeks away, the architecture firm Taylor (Tia Mowry-Hardrict) works for enters her in a contest in which the teams will design and build life-sized gingerbread houses. After the contest, Taylor will likely be getting a promotion to a position in another city. The firm teams her up with Isabelle, a renowned French pastry chef with whom Taylor instantly locks horns. When Isabelle backs out, Taylor stumbles into a local bakery and meets Adam (Duane Henry), a baker and single dad. In an act of desperation, Taylor convinces Adam to partner with her for the contest, arguing that winning would give the bakery and his designs much-needed exposure. For years Taylor has been resistant to call anywhere “home” for fear it will only be temporary. But the time she spends with Adam and his daughter in their cozy house, decorating for the holidays and exploring the town at Christmas, fills her with a longing for a place to call home.
Small Town Christmas, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9 p.m. — Author Nell Phillips’ first book has become a surprise bestseller of the Christmas season. Nell’s last stop on a nationwide book tour takes her to the town of Springdale, the hometown of Emmett Turner, a young man she met over five years ago while both were junior copy editors at a New York publishing company. Nell was hurt when Emmett stood her up for a dinner date and then disappeared from New York without any explanation. As Nell is quick to admit, Emmett’s colorful, nostalgic anecdotes about Springdale inspired her to write this book that is shaping her life and especially this holiday season.
Monday, Dec. 17
Home for the Holidays, WGN America – This all-day Christmas-themed marathon includes dramas and sitcoms.
The Price is Right, CBS — the syndicated game show will be in the holiday spirit with festive set decorations and pet adoption specials through Friday, Dec. 21.
Tuesday, Dec. 18
COPS “Ho Ho Ho Marathon,” WGN America – This Cops Christmas holiday tradition features ladies who don’t need mistletoe to get friendly.
Wednesday, Dec. 19
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Schitt’s Creek, Pop, 10 p.m. — the comedy’s first-ever holiday special.
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Presents “Christmas on I.C.E.,” TBS, 10:30 p.m. — holiday special.
Friday, Dec. 21
Let’s Make a Deal, CBS — The countdown to Christmas begins on Friday when Wayne and Jonathan sing an improvised prize clue to the tune of “Deck the Halls,” and Traders can win $10,000 if they pick the correct chimney, and continues Monday, Dec. 24.
A Christmas Kiss, Lifetime, 8 p.m. — High-end interior designer Priscilla (Elisabeth Röhm) and her assistant Wendy (Laura Breckenridge) vie for the attention of Priscilla’s socialite boyfriend while decorating his home for the holidays.
Saturday, Dec. 22
Kaiju Christmas Marathon, El Rey Network, 6 a.m. – Running through Christmas Day, watch mayhem and destruction with 96 hours of Godzilla films.
A Golden Christmas, Lifetime, 8 p.m. — Several years ago, a very special dog brought together a little girl and boy. Now, through an incredible coincidence, these two long-lost friends will reconnect during Christmas.
Jingle Around the Clock, Hallmark, 8 p.m. — When Elle Bennet decides to reunite her college friends for a special Christmas celebration, her plans are thwarted by an opportunity at work she can’t pass up: spearheading a Christmas campaign relaunch to prove she’s ready for a career-altering promotion. She’s forced to team up with advertising campaign “fixer” Max, who has a completely different take on the holidays, but as Elle and Max work together and learn more about each other’s Christmas traditions, they unexpectedly find themselves falling for each other. Despite being pulled in so many directions and with the help of a little Christmas magic, will Elle pull off the perfect Christmas reunion, earn the promotion of her dreams, and ultimately find the love she’s been searching for?
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Christmas at Grand Valley, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9 p.m. — Burned out from the hubbub of the Chicago gallery world, artist Kelly (Danica McKellar) returns home to the picturesque Grand Valley just in time for Christmas. Maybe her favorite town’s shining season will reinvigorate her love of art and guide her down her next path. Leo (Brennan Elliott), businessman and all-star dad to his children, struggles to balance his time this holiday season. When he is assigned to review a hotel in Grand Valley for its value, he sees this as the perfect opportunity for a Christmas family vacation. When Kelly and Leo’s worlds collide, she re-experiences her favorite Grand Valley traditions with Leo and his children and begins to find her way back to her passion for art.
Sunday, Dec. 23
3 Holiday Tails, Lifetime, 8 p.m. — David and Lisa are meant to be together, but they haven’t quite figured that out yet. With help from family, friends, and four lovable dogs, this couple will truly have a Christmas to remember.
Christmas Made to Order, Hallmark, 8 p.m. — When architect and Christmas amateur Steven finds himself hosting his family for Christmas, he recruits holiday coordinator Gretchen (Alexa PenaVega) to bring holiday joy to his home. Gretchen’s expert Christmas spirit brings Steven’s family together, but neither expected it to bring them closer to each other. After a great opportunity presents itself to Gretchen, she and Steven must decide what’s really important in life.
Christmas Bells are Ringing, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9 p.m. — Freelance photographer Samantha returns to Cape Cod for the first time since the death of her mother years earlier. She’s going to celebrate her father’s Christmas Eve wedding to the lovely Helen, but is anxious to revisit past memories. Having never been to the Cape during winter, however, she finds that it is a whole new experience. On deadline for a big Christmas spread that could ignite her career, she enlists the help of her childhood friend, Mike, to show her around. In the time she spends in Cape Cod with her dad, Helen, and Mike, she finds meaning in her creative pursuits, falls in love, and realizes that Christmas is wherever your family is.
Monday, Dec. 24 — Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve Movie Marathon, WGN America – Watch animated movies for the whole family all day long — then get naughty when Bad Santa arrives right before midnight.
A doctor who is, BBC America, 12 p.m. – Watch all of the series’ Christmas specials beginning at noon, followed by a marathon of the Doctors, starting with Peter Capaldi and followed by Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, and Matt Smith, leading into the new Doctor’s (Jodie Whittaker) New Year’s Day special on Tuesday, Jan. First
Tuesday, Dec. 25 — Christmas Day
When Calls the Heart: The Greatest Christmas Blessing, Hallmark, 8 p.m. — When a group of orphans become stranded in Hope Valley for Christmas, their caretakers — sisters who have a mysterious backstory — lead Bill (Jack Wagner) to investigate the circumstances of their arrival. He discovers the sisters and their orphanage are in jeopardy, so Abigail (Lori Loughlin) and the other residents rally to make it a Christmas to remember for the orphans. Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) organizes her students to engage in selfless gift-giving. That, along with a Christmas miracle, help bring wonder, hope, joy, and love to all.
Call the Midwife, PBS, 9 p.m. — See what happens when a new nun and four Chinese orphans arrive unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, causing both joy and chaos for the midwives. Meanwhile, Mother Superior falls ill, and it’s time for a new spiritual leader to be elected in the 2018 Christmas special.
New Year’s Marathons
Saturday, Dec. 29
Starship Troopers Marathon, El Rey Network, 9 p.m. – A marathon featuring the original 1997 Starship Troopers movie, along with three of its sequel films.
A Midnight Kiss, Hallmark, 8 p.m. — With only one week to prepare, Lisa Patterson (Adelaide Kane) and her family of party planners are given the biggest job in their company’s history: a New Year’s Eve party for tech entrepreneur Megan Clark. But when her brother breaks his leg and her parents head off on a planned vacation, Lisa must reluctantly enlist the help of her brother’s visiting college buddy, David Campos (Carlos PenaVega), to help her pull off the event. But what Lisa didn’t plan on was falling in love in the process.
Monday, Dec. 31
Firefly New Year’s Marathon, El Rey Network, 6 a.m. — Watch the hit space Western series Firefly (and its movie, Serenity), beginning on Monday and running through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
Tuesday, Jan. 1
“Who Year’s Day” Doctor Who Marathon, BBC America — Instead of a traditional Christmas Day special, the eleventh season of the A doctor who is revival starring new Doctor Jodie Whittaker will air a New Year’s Day special.