Christmas 2019 TV schedule: Your ultimate guide to movies and shows over the holidays

Our list consists of all the Holiday essentials on cable TV channels and on network primetime from December 23 to December 25


                            Christmas 2019 TV schedule: Your ultimate guide to movies and shows over the holidays

It's almost Christmas and if you love watching Christmas Special features and all the jazz on TV, we bring to you, your ultimate Christmas TV show and film guide to help you map out what's on and where. Our list consists of programmes from December 23 to December 25. Listed below are all the Holiday essentials on cable TV channels and on network primetime.  

Christmas TV Schedule

Monday, December 23

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic (7:00 am, Freeform)

Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (8:00 am, Freeform)

Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (10:00 am, Freeform)

Prancer Returns (2001, John Corbett) (12:00pm, Freeform)

Arthur Christmas (2011) (2:05pm , Freeform)

Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (4:10 pm, Freeform)

The Waltons (5:00 pm, INSP)

Four Christmases (2008, Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) (6:00 pm, AMC)

The Waltons (6:00 pm, INSP)

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (6:40 pm, Freeform)

The Christmas Caroler Challenge (8:00 pm, CW)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Chevy Chase) (8:00pm ,AMC)

The Shop Around the Corner (1940, James Stewart) (8:00 pm, TCM)

The Christmas Caroler Challenge (9:00 pm, CW)

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (9:20 pm, Freeform)

In the Good Old Summertime (1949, Judy Garland) (10:00 pm, TCM)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Chevy Chase) (10:15 pm, AMC)

Bachelor Mother (1939, Ginger Rogers) (12:00 am, TCM)

The Big Valley (1:00 am, INSP)

Bundle of Joy (1956, Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds) (1:30 am, TCM)

Walker, Texas Ranger (2:00 am, INSP)

Walker, Texas Ranger (3:00 am, INSP)

Three Godfathers (1936) (3:30 am, TCM)

Tuesday, December 24


Christmas Eve!

It’s a Wonderful Life on NBC at 8 pm!

A Christmas Story marathon begins at 8 pm on TBS!

3 Godfathers (1949, John Wayne) (5:00 am, TCM)

The Little Drummer Boy (1968, Rankin/Bass) (7:00 am, Freeform)

Beyond Tomorrow (1940, Harry Carey) (7:00 am, TCM)

Prancer Returns (2001, John Corbett) (7:30 am, Freeform)

Wanted Dead or Alive (7:30 am, INSP)

Fitzwilly (1967, Dick Van Dyke) (8:30 am, TCM)

The Big Valley (10:00 am, INSP)

Period of Adjustment (1962, Jane Fonda) (10:15 am, TCM)

Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010, Jack Black) (11:00 am, Freeform)

Arthur Christmas (2011) (11:30 am, Freeform)

In the Good Old Summertime (1949, Judy Garland) (12:15 pm, TCM)

The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (1:30 pm, Freeform)

The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942, Bette Davis) (2:00 pm, TCM)

Christmas on the Coast (2018) (3:00 pm, INSP)

The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (3:35 pm, Freeform)

It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) (4:00 pm, TCM)

The Polar Express (2004, Tom Hanks) (5:00 pm, AMC)

A Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971, The Waltons Pilot) (5:00 pm, INSP)

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (5:40 pm, Freeform)

Holiday Affair (1949, Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh) (6:15 pm, TCM)

Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (7:00pm, AMC)

Christmas in the Smokies (2015, Barry Corbin, Jill Wagner) (7:00 pm, INSP)

Masters of Illusion: Christmas Magic 2019 (8:00 pm, CW)

A Christmas Story Live! (2017, Matthew Broderick) (8:00 pm, FOX)

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946, James Stewart, Donna Reed) (8:00 pm, NBC)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (8:00 pm, TBS)

The Bishop’s Wife (1947, Cary Grant) (8:00 pm, TCM)

Frosty the Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (8:20 pm, Freeform)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (8:50 pm, Freeform)

Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2019 (9:00 pm, CW)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Chevy Chase) (9:00 pm, AMC)

Walker, Texas Ranger (9:00 pm, INSP)

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (9:55 pm, Freeform)

Gunsmoke (10:00 pm, INSP)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (10:00 pm, TBS)

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944, Judy Garland) (10:00 pm, TCM)

Four Christmases (2008, Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) (11:15 pm, AMC)

Christmas Eve Mass from St. Peter’s Basilica (11:30 pm, NBC)

The Simpsons Holiday-thon (12:00 am, Freeform)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (12:00 am, TBS)

A Christmas Carol (1938, Reginald Owen) (12:00 am, TCM)

Meet John Doe (1941, Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck) (1:30 am, TCM)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (2:00 am, TBS)

All Mine to Give (1957) (3:45 am, TCM)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (4:00 am, TBS)

Wednesday, December 25

Santa Claus waves to the crowd (Getty Images)

Merry Christmas!

The Great Rupert (1950, Jimmy Durante) (5:30 am, TCM)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (6:00 am, TBS)

Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (7:00 am, Freeform)

Babes in Toyland (1934, Laurel & Hardy) (7:00 am , TCM)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (8:00 am, TBS)

Tenth Avenue Angel (1948, Angela Lansbury) (8:30 am, TCM)

Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs Nice (2011) (9:00 am, Freeform)

Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade (10:00 am, ABC)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (10:00 am , TBS)

Little Women (1933, Katharine Hepburn) (10:00 am, TCM)

The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (11:00 am, Freeform)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (12:00pm, TBS)

O. Henry’s Full House (1952) (12:00pm, TCM)

The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (1:05 pm, Freeform)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (2:00 pm, TBS)

Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938, Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland) (2:15 pm, TCM)

Frosty The Snowman (1969, Rankin/Bass) (3:10 pm, Freeform)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964, Rankin/Bass) (3:40 pm, Freeform)

Bonanza: The Lost Episodes (4:00 pm , INSP)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (4:00 pm, TBS)

The Shop Around the Corner (1940, James Stewart) (4:00 pm, TCM)

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (1970, Rankin/Bass) (4:45 pm, Freeform)

The Waltons (“The Children’s Carol”, 2-hour episode) (5:00 pm, INSP)

Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (5:50 pm, Freeform)

A Christmas Story (1983, Peter Billingsley) (6:00 pm, TBS)

Susan Slept Here (1954, Debbie Reynolds) (6:00 pm, TCM)

iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2019 (8:00 pm, CW)

When Calls the Heart: Home for Christmas (2019, Erin Krakow, Jack Wagner) (8:00 pm, Hallmark)

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 cartoon) (8:00 pm, NBC)

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (8:20 pm, Freeform)

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (8:30 pm, NBC)

Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (12:00 am, Freeform)

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