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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Some channels, like Hallmark and Lifetime Movies will be running nonstop holiday movies throughout the holidays. Only new movies are listed for those channels. Watch our TV grid or check individual channel websites for more information


2 p.m., “Window Wonderland,” Hallmark: Two department store window decorators find they may have more in common than they think. Stars Chyler Leigh, Naomi Judd.

4 p.m., “Snow Bride,” Hallmark: A reporter pretends to be a politician’s son’s girlfriend over Christmas.

6 p.m., “Naughty or Nice,” Hallmark: Krissy Kringle is in no mood for misdirected letters.

7:30 p.m., “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” TBS

8 p.m., “Fir Crazy,” Hallmark: A woman sells Christmas trees on her family’s lot.

9 p.m., “Defending Santa,” ION: A ski resort sheriff (Dean Cain) arrests Santa.


8 p.m., “Rich At Night,” TV Guide Channel: Country music’s biggest stars join John Rich.

6 p.m., “A Very Merry Mix-Up,” Hallmark: (N) A mix up at the airport lands a woman (Alicia Witt) at the wrong home.

8 p.m., “Home & Family Holiday Special,” Hallmark

8 p.m., “Christmas With Tucker,” Hallmark Movie Channel: With Josh Brolin


6 a.m., “A Very Merry Mix-Up, Hallmark: A mix up at the airport lands a woman(Alicia Witt) at the wrong home.

7 p.m., “Christmas Bounty,” ABC Family: With WWE star The Miz

8 p.m., “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” CBS

10 p.m., “Catch a Christmas Star, Hallmark: A famous singer is reunited with her high school sweetheart.


6 p.m., “Window Wonderland,”Hallmark

10 p.m., “The Christmas Ornament, Hallmark: A widow (Kellie Martin) helps a Christmas tree lot owner.


8 a.m., “The Thanksgiving House,” Hallmark: A woman buys a house in Plymouth, only to discover that the very first Thanksgiving took place on the property.

8 p.m., “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,” ABC: The 40th anniversary airing plus “This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers.”

9:30 p.m., “Lady Gaga & the Muppets Holiday Spectacular,” ABC: With Elton John and RuPaul

10 a.m. - 3 p.m., “Friends,” TBS: Ten thanksgiving episodes

9:30 p.m., “Lady Gaga & The Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular,” ABC: A twist on the classic holiday variety show as Lady Gaga goes backstage with The Muppets.


8 p.m., “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas,” ABC: Animated tale of the mean-hearted Grinch.

8 p.m., “Surviving Christmas,” TBS: An advertising executive (Ben Affleck) tries not to spent Christmas alone.

8 p.m., “Jessie” and “Good Luck Charlie,” Disney: Teddy and PJ get stuck in a blizzard in New York in this crossover episode.

8 p.m., “Hoops & Yoyo Ruin Christmas,” CBS

8:30 p.m., “Shrek the Halls,” ABC

8:30 p.m., “Shrek the Halls,” ABC. Everyone is filled with holiday cheer — except Shrek.

9 p.m., “The Elf on the Shelf,” CBS

9 p.m., “My Santa,” ION: A single mother (Samaire Armstrong) falls for a attractive man (Matthew Lawrence) filling the Santa suit.

10 p.m., “This Christmas,” TBS: A family’s first holiday together in years.


2 a.m., “This Christmas,” TBS

12 p.m., “Window Wonderland,” Hallmark

1 p.m., “Surviving Christmas,” TBS

2 p.m., “Fir Crazy,” Hallmark

5 p.m., “Home for Christmas,” PBS: Singer Chris Mann performs.

6 p.m., “Lawrence Welk Holiday Special,” PBS: 30 years of Christmas holiday shows.

8 p.m., “Let it Snow,” Hallmark: A resort executive (Candace Cameron-Bure) buys a lodge loaded with holiday spirit.

8 p.m., “Dear Secret Santa,” Lifetime: After receiving a Christmas card from a secret admirer, Jennifer (Tatyana Ali) is stunned. DEC. 2

9 p.m.: “CMA Country Christmas,” ABC. Hosted by Jennifer Nettles, with Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow.

DEC. 1

5:15 p.m., “The Holiday,” TBS: Two women (Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet) who trade homes.

8 p.m., “Four Christmases, TBS: A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents.

8 p.m., “Liv and Maddie,” Disney: Liv is asked to sing a duet but her 9-year-old partner is not quite what she seems.

8:30 p.m., “Austin & Ally,” Disney: A mix-up at the toy factory leads to a scramble.

9 p.m., Hallmark Hall of Fame “Christmas in Conway,” ABC: Duncan Mayor (Andy Garcia) wants the perfect Christmas present for his wife (Mary-Louise Parker), a Ferris wheel set up in their back yard.

9 p.m., “Holiday Road Trip,” ION: A pet supply employee(Ashley Scott), traveling at Christmastime, begins to fall for her boss’ son (Patrick Muldoon).

10 p.m., “Four Christmases, TBS

10:30 p.m., “Christmas on the Danube,” PBS: European landscape, history and culture.

DEC. 2

12 a.m., “The Holiday,” TBS

8 p.m., “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” ABC: The overwhelming materialism during Christmas is killing the mood of the season for Charlie Brown.

8 p.m., “Celtic Woman, Home for Christmas,” PBS: Musical enchantment for the entire family.

8 p.m., “It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie,” CW: Kermit loses all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.

9 p.m., “CMA Country Christmas,” ABC: Hosted by Jennifer Nettles, with Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crowand Willie Robertson (“Duck Dynasty”) and family celebrate the launch of their new holiday album, “Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas.”

10 p.m.,“Hollywood Game Night,” NBC: A special holiday episode

DEC. 3

8 p.m., “The Lawrence Welk Holiday Special,” PBS

8 p.m., “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” ABC Family. 4

7:30 p.m., “Teen Titans Go!: “Second Christmas,” Cartoon Network: The Titans trick Starfire into believing in second Christmas with second Santa.

8 p.m., “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!,” ABC

8 p.m., “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” NBC

8 p.m., “Fruitsy the Snowfruit,” Cartoon Network: Not everyone is delighted with the hijinks of Fruitsy.

DEC. 6

8 p.m., “Four Christmases, TBS

8 p.m., “A.N.T. Farm,” Disney: The backup computer locks the kids in the school after its analytics deem Santa to be bad.

8:30 p.m., “Yes, Virginia,” CBS

8 p.m., “Frosty the Snowman,” CBS

8:30 p.m., “Dog With A Blog,” Disney: Mishaps take place when Stan invites a stray dog named Sparky to spend the holiday with the family.

9 p.m., “Wander Over Yonder,” Disney: The tiniest Watchdog cadet, Westley, is accidentally left behind on a planet.

10 p.m., “Fred Claus,” TBS: Santa’s brother (Vince Vaughn) causes problems.

Dec. 7

6 p.m., “The Naughty List,” Cartoon Network: When Snowflake’s mischievous brother Winter goes too far with a prank, they both get stuck on the Naughty List.

8 p.m., “Christmas in the City,” Lifetime: A woman (Ashley Williams) when her daughter begins to lose faith in the holiday.

8 p.m., “Santa Switch,” Hallmark: A struggling dad (Ethan Erickson) replaces his mall Santa gig with the real thing. Co-starring Sean Astin.

9:30 p.m.,Volo Buon Natale, PBS Il: Italian trio performs holiday favorites.

DEC. 8

3 p.m., “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” TBS

3:30 p.m., “Fred Claus,” TBS

6 p.m., “Four Christmases, TBS

8 p.m., “Holidaze,” ABC Family: Melody (Garth), a high powered corporate workaholic, is sent to her hometown to convince the reluctant townspeople to allow them to build a new discount store.

8 p.m.,“Susan Slept Here,” TCM

8 p.m., “Nothing Like the Holidays,” TBS: A family faces their last Christmas together.

9 p.m., “Christmas Belle,” ION: Belle (Haylie Duff) clashes with a client (Nicholas Gonzalez), whose mansion she is cataloging during the holidays.

9 p.m. “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” ABC: A competition series airing on each Monday night until Dec. 23, where 20 families will decorate their homes to the extreme.

10 p.m. “Nothing Like the Holidays,” TBS

10 p.m., “Bundle of Joy,” TCM

DEC. 9

12 a.m., “King of Kings,” TCM

8 p.m., “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town,” ABC: Kris Kringle (voiced by Mickey Rooney) wants to get toys to children.

8 p.m., Volo Buon Natale, PBS Il

10 p.m., “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” ABC

DEC. 10

8 p.m., “Libera, Angels Sing Christmas in Ireland,” PBS: Acclaimed boy choirs, Libera, performs Christmas songs.

9:30 p.m., “Great Performances,” PBS: Rod Stewart performs great holiday songs with Cee-Lo Green, Mary J. Blige.

DEC. 11

8 p.m., Home for Christmas,” PBS

8 p.m., “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball,” The CW: With Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Fall Out Boy

10 p.m., “Kelly Clarkson Christmas Special,” NBC

DEC. 13

7 p.m., “Call the Midwife Holiday Special,” PBS Fusion: Chummy and Jenny Lee are hard at work in Nonnatus House.

8 p.m., “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” TBS

8:30 p.m., “Fred Claus,” TBS

Dec. 14

12:30 p.m., “Fred Claus,” TBS

7 p.m.,“Libera, Angels Sing Christmas in Ireland,” PBS

8 p.m., “Rick Steves’ European Christmas,” PBS Fusion: Nonsuch Singers, Norwegian Girls Choir perform.

8 p.m., “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946, James Stewart), NBC

8 p.m., “Christmas on the Bayou,” Lifetime: A marketing executive decides to spend Christmas in her home town.

8 p.m. - 11 p.m., “Big Bang Theory,” TBS: Holiday and awkward gift-exchange episodes.

8:30 p.m., “Celtic Woman, Home for Christmas,” PBS

10 p.m., “A Snow Globe Christmas,” Lifetime: A cynical television executive (Alicia Witt) realizes the importance of family and happiness.

Dec. 15

6 p.m., “This Christmas,” TBS

8 p.m., “Finding Christmas,” Hallmark: A single mother (Tricia Helfer) finds Christmas romance when an online exchange brings a new man into her life.

8 p.m., “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” TCM

9 p.m., “All I Want For Christmas,” ION: A skilled executive (Melissa Sagemiller), meets one of Santa’s helpers, who gives her a Christmas pin, which allows her to hear everyone’s thoughts.

10 p.m., “The Lemon Drop Kid,” TCM

Dec. 16

1 a.m., “This Christmas,” TBS

8 p.m., “The Christmas Spirit,” TCM

8 p.m., “O Henry’s Full House,” TCM

8 p.m., “Disney Prep & Landing,” ABC: Will the elves be able to guide the reindeer through a raging snowstorm?

8:30 p.m.,“Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice,”ABC: North Pole technology that has fallen into the wrong hands.

9:30 p.m., “Rick Steves’ European Christmas,” PBS

10 p.m., “Meet John Doe,” TCM

12:15 a.m., “Good Sam,” TCM

2:15 a.m., “It Happened on 5th Avenue,” TCM

4:15 a.m., “Mr. Soft Touch,” TCM

DEC. 17

1:45 a.m., “Bachelor Mother,” (1939) TCM

3:15 a.m., “Bundle of Joy,” TCM (1956)

7 p.m., “Darla Z’s Christmas Around the World,” PBS Fusion: Sounds of Christmas by songstress Darla Z.

8 p.m., “Straight No Chaser — Holiday Edition,” PBS: Singing group reinvents the idea of a cappella.

8 p.m.,“National Christmas Tree Lighting 2013,” PBS Fusion

8 p.m., “Holiday Affair,” (1949) TCM

9 p.m.,“Shimmering Light, Crane Candlelight Concert,” PBS Fusion

9:30 p.m., “Celtic Thunder Christmas,” PBS

9:45 p.m., “Remember the Night,” TCM (1940)

10 p.m., “B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert,” PBS Fusion

11:30 p.m., “The Holiday (2006),” TCM

DEC. 18

10 p.m., “Michael Buble Christmas Special,” NBC

DEC. 19

8 p.m., “Scrooge (1970),” TCM

10 p.m., “A Christmas Carol” (1951, Alastair Sim), Turner Classic Movies

10 p.m., “A Christmas Carol (1951),” TCM

11:30 p.m., “Scrooge (1935),” TCM

1 a.m., “A Christmas Carol (1938),” TCM

2:15 a.m., “Carol for Another Christmas (1964),” TCM

Dec. 20

8 p.m., “I Love Lucy Christmas Special,” CBS: The seldom-seen “Christmas Episode” and “Lucy’s Italian Movie” have been colorized and combined into one. Starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley.

8 p.m., “Christmas in Washington,” TNT: Star-studded concert.

9 p.m., “A Christmas Carol,” TNT: Patrick Stewart star as Scrooge

10:30 p.m.,“Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir,” PBS: A holiday concert performance.

DEC. 21

12 a.m., “A Christmas Carol,” TNT

2 a.m., “Christmas in Washington,” TNT

1 p.m., “Nothing Like the Holidays,” TNT

1 p.m., “Volo Buon Natale,” PBS II

2:30 p.m., “Christmas With Nathan Pacheco,” PBS: The artist performs holiday favorites.

2:45 p.m., “Surviving Christmas,” TNT

7 p.m.,“The Lawrence Welk Holiday Special,” PBS

8 p.m., “I Want A Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!,” ABC: ReRun’s sister is stressing him out, so he decides to turn to his best friend, Snoopy, for holiday cheer.

8 p.m., “Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience,” PBS Fusion

8 p.m., The Essentials: “Auntie Mame (1958),” TCM

9 p.m.,“Christmas at Belmont,” PBS Fusion: Student musicians join the Belmont School of Music.

10 p.m., “A St. Thomas Christmas, PBS: Holiday music from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.

10:30 p.m., “Christmas Eve (1947),” TCM

12:15 a.m., “All Mine to Give (1957),” TCM

DEC. 22

2 a.m. “Surviving Christmas,” TNT

12 p.m., “Silent Night,” PBS Fusion: An opera recounting the true story of the World War I Christmas Eve truce in 1914.

1:30 p.m., “Straight No Chaser,” PBS

3 p.m., “Libera, Angels Sing Christmas in Ireland.” PBS

4:30 p.m., “Volo Buon Natale,” PBS Il

5 p.m., “B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert,” PBS Fusion

5:15 p.m., “The Holiday,” TNT

6 p.m., “Celtic Woman, Home for Christmas,” PBS

6 p.m., “Christmas on the Danube,” PBS Fusion

8 p.m., “The Shop around the Corner (1940),” TCM

10 p.m., “In the Good Old Summertime (1949),” TCM

DEC. 23

2 a.m., “The Holiday,” TNT

8 p.m., “Shrek the Halls,” ABC

8 p.m., “Four Christmases,” TNT

8:30 p.m.“A Chipmunk Christmas,” ABC: Alvin gives away his cherished harmonica to a sick little boy.

9 p.m., “A Christmas Carol, The Concert,” PBS: Dickens’ classic tale adapted with a choir and soloists.

10 p.m. “Four Christmases,” TNT

10:30 p.m., “A St. Thomas Christmas,” PBS

12 a.m., “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925),” TCM

6 a.m., “All Mine to Give (1957),” TCM

8 a.m., “Little Women (1933),” TCM

10 a.m., “Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938),” TCM

12 p.m., “In the Good Old Summertime (1949),” TCM

2 p.m., “The Lemon-Drop Kid (1951),” TCM

4 p.m., “3 Godfathers (1948),” TCM

6 p.m., “Scrooge (1970),” TCM

8 p.m., “Meet Me in St. Louis (1944),” TCM

10 p.m., “The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945),” TCM

DEC. 24

12:15 a.m., “A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas (2011),” TCM

2:15 a.m., “Little Women (1949),” TCM

4:30 a.m., “Tenth Avenue Angel (1948),” TCM

6 a.m., “Beyond Tomorrow (1940),” TCM

6 a.m., 24 Hours of Christmas, Cartoon Network: Bugs Bunny, Scooby Doo, Tom & Jerry and more.

7:30 a.m., “Susan Slept Here (1954),” TCM

8:30 a.m., “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!,” PBS: Nick and Sally help a lost reindeer find his way home.

9:15 a.m., “Meet Me in St. Louis (1944),” TCM

11:15 a.m., “The Man Who Came to Dinner (1941),” TCM

12 p.m., 24 hours of “Elf,” Starz: Will Ferrell and James Caan star in this holiday classic.

12 p.m., 24 hours of “Arthur Christmas,” Starz Kids and Family: Santa’s youngest son looks to use his father’s high-tech operation for an urgent mission.

12 p.m., 24 hours of “Bad Santa,” Starz Comedy: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve.

1:15 p.m., “A Christmas Carol (1948),” TCM

2:30 p.m., “The Shop around the Corner (1940),” TCM

4 p.m., “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!,” PBS

4:15 p.m., “Holiday Affair (1949),” TCM

6 p.m., “It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947),” TCM

7 p.m., “Purdue Christmas Show 2012, PBS Fusion

8 p.m., “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946, James Stewart), NBC

8 p.m., “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas,” ABC

8 p.m., “Christmas in Connecticut (1945),” TCM

8 p.m., “A Christmas Story,” TBS: Holiday movie celebrates its 30th anniversary with a 24-hour marathon.

8:30 p.m., “How The Grinch Stole Christmas,” ABC: Starring Jim Carrey.

8 p.m., “National Christmas Tree Lighting,” PBS

8 p.m., “Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, ” PBS

9 p.m., “Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

9 p.m., “Tonic Sol-Fa, Greatest Time of the Year,” PBS: Holiday favorites.

10 p.m., “Grand Mercer Christmas,” PBS: Mercer’s Townsend School of Music perform classical Christmas selections.

10 p.m., “Silent Night,” PBS Fusion

10 p.m., “Sun Valley Serenade (1941),” TCM

11:45 p.m., “I’ll Be Seeing You (1944),” TCM

DEC. 25

1:15 a.m., “The Bishop’s Wife (1947),” TCM

2 a.m. “Surviving Christmas,” TBS

3:15 a.m., “Holiday (1938),” TCM

6 a.m., “The Miracle of Our Lady Fatima (1952),” TCM

6 a.m., “Arthur’s Perfect Christmas,” PBS: Arthur prepares for gifts and traditions.

7:30 a.m., “The Big Fisherman (1959),” TCM

8 a.m., “Curious George, A Very Monkey Christmas,” PBS: George prepares for Christmas.

10 a.m. “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade,” ABC: The 30th annual holiday special.

10:30 a.m., “Ben-Hur (1959),” TCM

11 a.m., “Elmo’s Christmas Countdown,” PBS: Elmo must find the missing counting boxes to save Christmas.

2:30 p.m., “The Robe (1953),” TCM

3:30 p.m., “Curious George, A Very Monkey Christmas,” PBS

5 p.m., “King of Kings (1961),” TCM

5:30 p.m., “Elmo’s Christmas Countdown,” PBS

8 p.m., “Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience,” PBS Fusion

8 p.m., “Kung Fu Panda Holiday,” The CW

8:30 p.m., “Merry Madagascar,” The CW