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Christmas television Specials 2011

We thought our readers might be interested in the upcoming Christmas specials on television. This list does not attempt to list every program with Christmas content, but was compiled by Forever Christmas Radio to help plan this year’s Christmas viewing.
December 16, 2011 Friday
Christmas in Boston … ABC Family … 7 AM
Three Days … ABC Family … 9 AM
The Shop Around the Corner … TCM … 12 PM
Mickey’s Christmas Special … ABC Family … 6 PM
Mickey’s Christmas Carol … ABC Family … 6:30 PM
The Bishop’s Wife … TCM … 8 PM
Elf … USA … 9 PM
Christmas in Connecticut (1945) … TCM … 10 PM

December 17, 2011 Saturday
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey … ABC Family … 7 AM
The Little Drummer Boy … ABC Family … 7:30 AM
Pinocchio’s Christmas … ABC Family … 8 AM
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year … ABC Family … 9 AM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas … ABC Family … 10 AM
Cranberry Christmas … ABC Family … 10:30 AM
Jack Frost (1979) … ABC Family … 11 AM
Elf … USA … 11 AM
The Year Without a Santa Claus … ABC Family … 12 PM
A Miser Brothers’ Christmas … ABC Family … 1 PM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town … ABC Family … 2 PM
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland … ABC Family … 3 PM
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York … ABC Family … 3:30 PM
Christmas Comes Home to Canaan … Hallmark Channel … 8 PM *NEW
The Story of Santa Claus (animated special) … CBS … 9 PM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town … ABC Family … 10 PM
A Chipmunk Christmas … ABC Family … 1:30 AM

December 18, 2011 Sunday
Little Women (1933) … TCM … 6 AM
A Chipmunk Christmas … ABC Family … 7 AM
Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws … ABC Family … 7:30 AM
All Mine to Give … TCM … 8 AM
The Search for Santa Paws … ABC Family … 9:30 AM
The Shop Around the Corner … TCM … 10 AM
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish … ABC Family … 11:30 AM
Since You Went Away … TCM … 1 PM
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York … ABC Family … 1:30 PM
Elf … USA … 4 PM
The Polar Express … ABC Family … 4 PM
Christmas Magic… Hallmark Channel … 8 PM *NEW
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) … TCM … 8 PM
The Man Who Came to Dinner … TCM … 10 PM
Elf … USA … 11 PM

December 19, 2011 Monday
Picking Up & Dropping Off … ABC Family … 7 AM
Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special … ABC Family … 11 AM
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus … ABC Family … 11:30 AM
I’ll Be Home For Christmas (1998) … ABC Family … 1:30 PM
Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation … ABC Family … 6 PM
Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special … ABC Family … 12 AM
Merry Madagascar … ABC Family … 12:30 AM
Scrooge (1970) … TCM … 1 AM

December 20, 2011 Tuesday
Ernest Saves Christmas … ABC Family … 7 AM
Merry Madagascar … ABC Family … 11 AM
Unaccompanied Minors … ABC Family … 11:30 AM
Mickey’s Christmas Special … ABC Family … 6 PM
The Polar Express … ABC Family … 9 PM
Deck the Halls (Mary Higgins Clark) … TNT … 9 PM *NEW
Holiday Affair (1949) … TCM … 11 PM
A Flintstone Christmas … ABC Family … 12 AM
Bachelor Mother … TCM … 12:30 AM
Bundle of Joy … TCM … 2 AM
In The Good Old Summertime … TCM … 3:45 AM

December 21, 2011 Wednesday
Christmas Every Day … ABC Family … 7 AM
Sons of Mistletoe … ABC Family … 9 AM
The Dog Who Saved Christmas … ABC Family … 11 AM
Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws … ABC Family … 1 PM
The Search for Santa Paws … ABC Family … 3 PM
The Polar Express … ABC Family … 5 PM
Disney Prep & Landing … ABC Family … 7 PM
Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice … ABC Family … 7:30 PM
The Santa Clause … ABC Family … 8 PM
Elf … USA … 9 PM
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause … ABC Family … 10 PM
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year … ABC Family … 12 AM

December 22, 2011 Thursday
The Christmas List … ABC Family … 7 AM
Christmas Caper … ABC Family … 9 AM
Secret Santa … ABC Family … 11 AM
Once Upon a Christmas … ABC Family … 1 PM
Twice Upon a Christmas … ABC Family … 3 PM
The Santa Clause … ABC Family … 5 PM
Since You Went Away … TCM … 5 PM
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause … ABC Family … 7 PM
The Thin Man … TCM … 8 PM
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation … ABC Family … 9 PM
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat … ABC Family … 12 AM
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat … ABC Family … 12:30 AM

December 23, 2011 Friday
Visit to Santa (short – 1963) … TCM … 5:30 AM
Beyond Tomorrow (1940) … TCM … 8 AM
Snowglobe … ABC Family … 8 AM
A Christmas Carol (1938) … TCM … 11 AM
Santa Baby … ABC Family … 12 PM
Santa Baby 2 Christmas Maybe … ABC Family … 2 PM
Susan Slept Here … TCM … 2:15 PM
The Man Who Came to Dinner … TCM … 4 PM
Holiday in Handcuffs … ABC Family … 4 PM
Scrooge (1970) … TCM … 6 PM
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation … ABC Family … 6 PM
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas … ABC Family … 8 PM
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas … ABC Family … 10:30 PM

December 24, 2011 Saturday
Happy Christmas Eve!
Love Finds Andy Hardy … TCM … 6 AM
The Little Drummer Boy … ABC Family … 7 AM
The Little Drummer Boy Book II … ABC Family … 7:30 AM
Little Women (1949) … TCM … 8 AM
Cranberry Christmas … ABC Family … 8 AM
Puff the Magic Dragon … ABC Family … 8:30 AM
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat … ABC Family … 9 AM
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax … ABC Family … 9:30 AM
Pinocchio’s Christmas … ABC Family … 10 AM
Meet John Doe … TCM … 10:15 AM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas … ABC Family … 11 AM
Rudolph & Frosty’s Christmas in July … ABC Family … 11:30 AM
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) … TCM … 12:30 PM
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys … ABC Family … 1:30 PM
Holiday Affair (1949) … TCM … 2:30 PM
Mickey’s Christmas Carol … ABC Family … 3 PM
Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too … ABC Family … 3:30 PM
Jack Frost (1979) … ABC Family … 4 PM
In The Good Old Summertime … TCM … 4 PM
Disney Prep & Landing … ABC Family … 5 PM
Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice … ABC Family … 5:30 PM
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year … ABC Family … 6 PM
Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) … TCM … 6 PM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town … ABC Family … 7 PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus … ABC Family … 8 PM
Miracle On 34th Street (1947) … TCM … 8 PM
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York … ABC Family … 9 PM
Make Way For Tomorrow (1937) … TCM … 10:15 PM
The Santa Clause … ABC Family … 11:30 PM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas … ABC Family … 1:30 AM
The Bishop’s Wife … TCM … 2:30 AM
Tenth Avenue Angel … TCM … 4:30 AM

December 25, 2011 Sunday
Merry Christmas!
Mickey’s Christmas Carol … ABC Family … 7 AM
Jack Frost (1979) … ABC Family … 7:30 AM
Pinocchio’s Christmas … ABC Family … 9 AM
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland … ABC Family … 9:30 AM
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas … ABC Family … 10 AM
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year … ABC Family … 10:30 AM
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town … ABC Family … 11:30 AM
Disney Christmas Parade … ABC … 12 PM
The Year Without a Santa Claus … ABC Family … 12:30 PM
The Santa Clause … ABC Family … 1:30 PM
Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause … ABC Family … 3:30 PM
King of Kings … TCM … 5 PM
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York … ABC Family … 5:30 PM
The Polar Express … ABC Family … 8 PM
Going My Way (1944) … TCM … 8 PM
Elf … USA … 8 PM
Elf … USA … 9:30 PM
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation … ABC Family … 10 PM

SOURCE: http://www.foreverchristmasradio.com/index.php/christmas-tv-schedule/