Pop some popcorn for a family movie night, or set your DVRs, because there are holiday TV specials galore being broadcast this Christmas season. This schedule will be continually updated throughout the holidays, so be sure to check back!
Thursday, December 6, 2018
A Charlie Brown Christmas (8:00-9:00 p.m. Eastern). A classic way to kick off your holidays! Will the Peanuts gang be able to discover the true meaning of Christmas? Airs with Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales.
The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition (9-11 p.m.). The season premiere of the baking show in which 10 bakers compete to be crowned “America’s Best Amateur Baker.” Also airing Saturday, December 8, from 8-10 p.m.
December 10, 2018
CMA Country Christmas (8:00-10:00 p.m.). Reba McEntire hosts this holiday music special, and will also be performing. Celebrity guests include Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Martina McBride, and many others.
The Great Christmas Light Fight All Stars (10:00-11:00 p.m.). A clip show showcasing spectacular holiday displays.
Friday, December 14, 2018
Disney Prep & Landing (8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.) and Disney Prep & Landing 2 (8:30-9:00 p.m.). Two of Santa’s elves must save Christmas from a raging snow storm in the first program, and in the sequel they have to save North Poles’ secrets that have been hacked by the world’s naughtiest kid.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
The Great Christmas Light Fight (8:00-10:00 p.m.). A rebroadcast of this fun holiday special from December 3.
Sunday, December 16, 2018
The Sound of Music (7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.). The classic Rogers and Hammerstein musical isn’t technically a Christmas movie, but the song “My Favorite Things” has become a holiday classic. Starring Julie Andrews.
December 22, 2018
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade (10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EST)
Jordan Fisher and Sarah Hyland host the annual Christmas parade with celebrities including Gwen Stefani, Brett Eldredge, Andrea Bocelli, and American Idol‘s Maddie Poppe.