Christmas TV Shows Chapter 4
It’s a new week, which means a new schedule of shows you would do well not to miss! Here’s what’s on tonight through Wednesday.
“Flintstone Christmas” (1977) – 6pm on ABC Family . It’s Fred and Barney to the rescue when Santa is out of commission after crash-landing on Fred’s roof on Christmas Eve.
“I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown” (2003) – 8pm on ABC. Snoopy’s mustachio’d, aloof brother Spike visits him for the holidays just when Lucy and Linus’ little brother Rerun is on a quest to find a dog to call his own.
“White Christmas” (1954) – 8pm on AMC. Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney star in this yuletide classic that feature the song that’s come synonymous with dreaming of a white Christmas.
“A Christmas Carol” (1951)– 8pm on TCM. One of the original tellings of the famous Dickens’ tale in which Ebenezer Scrooge is confronted by the three ominous spirits of Christmases past, present, and still to come.
“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) – 9pm on ABC Family. The Griswolds return to celebrate the holidays with family, squirrel-infested trees, blinding Christmas lights, dry turkey, and egg-nog in this classic Christmas tradition for the whole family.
“Elf” (2003) – 11:05pm on USA. Will Ferrell dresses in tights and bids farewell to his claymation pals as he journeys to the read world in search of his biological father, who is anything but jolly.
“The Christmas Card” (2006) – 6pm on Hallmark Channel. An overseas soldier gets a holiday card from a stranger he determines he will track down on his return to the states.
“Secret Santa” (2003) – 6pm on LMN. A journalist is sent to investigate a small town’s anonymous benefactor and rediscovers the meaning of Christmas in the meantime.
“Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special” (2010) – 6:30pm on ABC Family. When Po is chosen to host the annual “Winter Feast” at the Jade Palace, he is reluctant because it means giving up traditional celebrations with his father.
“Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) – 8pm on ABC Family. The live-action version of the classic Dr. Seuss tale of a Scroogey green grump that tries to ruin Christmas for all the other Whos down in Whoville.
“Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (1976) – 6pm on ABC Family. Frosty gets hitched!
“The Santa Suit” (2010) – 6pm on Hallmark Channel. A snobby toy CEO gets a taste of his own medicine when he gets a fresh perspective on Christmas and sees how hard Christmas can be for those not as fortunate as himself.
“A Christmas Carol” (2004) – 8pm on LMN. A musical rendition of the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his adventures with the spirits on Christmas Eve with Kelsey Grammar as Scrooge himself.
“Beauty and the Beast: Enchanted Christmas” (1997) – 8:30pm on Disney. Belle decides to celebrate Christmas with her friends at the castle whether the Beast likes it or not.