• Holiday TV guide 2016

    December 1, 2016 Leave a Comment

    Here’s our annual guide to television’s Christmas- and holiday-themed movies and specials, airing from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. Not included: Christmas-themed episodes of regular TV series, nor the holiday features available on streaming services.

    As always with TV listings, times and dates are subject to change.

    NOV. 24 

    5 a.m. “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” HALL (2015) Alicia Witt, George Stults. Holly’s world is turned upside down when her niece’s wish to Santa Claus comes true and she cannot tell a lie.

    5 a.m. “Free Birds” TOON (2013) Voices of Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson. Animated. Two turkeys travel back in time to the year 1621 to prevent all feathered friends from ever becoming holiday dinners.

    7 a.m. “The Nine Lives of Christmas” HALL (2014) Brandon Routh, Kimberly Sustad. As the Christmas holiday draws near, a veterinary student and a stray cat challenge a firefighter’s commitment to life as a bachelor.

    NOV. 27

    5 a.m. “Window Wonderland” HALL (2013) Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell. Two department store employees with secrets vie for the coveted window dressing job for the height of the Christmas shopping season.

    7 a.m. “Christmas Incorporated” HALL (2015) Shenae Grimes-Beech, Steve Lund. Riley lands an assistant position with a headstrong socialite who is being forced to play Scrooge and close one of his factories just weeks before Christmas.

    8 a.m. “Christmas Twister” ION (2012) Casper Van Dien, Richard Burgi. Ethan Walker, a meteorologist and part-time professor, has to find his missing children after tornadoes destroy his Texas home.

    9 a.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    10 a.m. “Back to Christmas” ION (2014) Kelly Overton, Michael Muhney. Magically transported to the Christmas before her canceled wedding, a woman gets a second chance at happiness with her former fiancé.

    10 a.m. “Becoming Santa” LIFE (2015) Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter. A man is shocked to learn that the parents of his girlfriend are Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.

    11 a.m. “Christmas Under Wraps” HALL (2014) Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell. After moving to Alaska, an ambitious doctor starts a new romance and learns that her small town is hiding a holiday secret.

    Noon “Christmas Angel in the House” WVTV (2011) Toni Collette, Ioan Gruffudd. A wise 7-year-old boy helps his adoptive parents save their relationship.

    Noon “A Prince for Christmas” ION (2015) Viva Bianca, Kirk Barker. A prince from Europe meets a charming waitress when he travels to America during the Christmas holiday to escape an arranged marriage.

    Noon “Dear Secret Santa” LIFE (2013) Tatyana Ali, Lamorne Morris. Mourning the loss of her recently deceased friend, a woman receives a surprising Christmas card from a secret admirer.

    12:45 p.m. “Surviving Christmas” TBS (2004) Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini. A lonely man returns to his childhood home and celebrates the holiday with the strangers who live there.

    1 p.m. Hugs and Knishes: A Celebration of Our Jewish Foods and Traditions WMVT

    1 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    2 p.m. “Christmas Belle” ION (2013) Haylie Duff, Nicholas Gonzalez. The unexpected arrival of a longtime suitor complicates a woman’s budding relationship with a client.

    2 p.m. “Holiday Switch” LIFE (2007) Nicole Eggert, Patricia Mayen-Salazar. A woman wonders if she married the wrong man when a former boyfriend returns to town.

    2:45 p.m. “Home Alone 4” TBS (2002) French Stewart, Mike Weinberg. Kevin tries to reunite his separated parents while dealing with an old nemesis.

    3 p.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    4 p.m. “A Christmas Wedding Date” ION (2012) Marla Sokoloff, Catherine Hicks. Fired from her job, a woman returns home to see her mother and attend a Christmas Eve wedding.

    4 p.m. Outrageous Christmas FOOD Christmas creations including a 1,000-pound chocolate Santa and the biggest gingerbread village.

    4 p.m. “12 Men of Christmas” LIFE (2009) Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Hopkins. A public relations executive uses her media savvy to stir excitement in a small Montana town.

    4:20 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” DISN (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    5 p.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    6 p.m. Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas FOX Sid, Crash, Eddie and Peaches head to the North Pole to make sure they are not on the naughty list.

    6 p.m. “How Sarah Got Her Wings” ION (2015) Derek Theler, Kathleen Rose Perkins. A good Samaritan is killed before Christmas and is granted the chance to return to Earth to help a needy soul.

    6 p.m. “A Gift Wrapped Christmas” LIFE (2015) Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne. A personal shopper tries to make her new client get into the holiday spirit and spend more time with his young son.

    7 p.m. “Journey Back to Christmas” HALL (2016) Candace Cameron Bure, Oliver Hudson. A nurse from World War II is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.

    7 p.m. Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special OWN Barack and Michelle Obama discuss the holidays.

    8 p.m. “A Christmas in Vermont” ION (2016) Abigail Hawk, Chevy Chase. A businesswoman is sent to shut down one of her company’s holdings, but instead of closing down the firm, she unexpectedly falls in love and learns valuable lessons beyond the bottom line.

    8 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    9 p.m. “Christmas Angel in the House” WCGV (2011) Toni Collette, Ioan Gruffudd. A wise 7-year-old boy helps his adoptive parents save their relationship.

    9 p.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    9:30 p.m. Christmas Candle Special WWRS A look at the timeless Max Lucado story to uplift spirits.

    10 p.m. “A Golden Christmas” ION (2009) Andrea Roth, Bruce Davison. A special dog helps a woman reunite with a friend that she met years earlier as a child.

    10:02 p.m. “A Gift Wrapped Christmas” LIFE (2015) Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne. A personal shopper tries to make her new client get into the holiday spirit and spend more time with his young son.

    11 p.m. “A Bride for Christmas” HALL (2012) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Aiden bets his friends that he can convince a woman to marry him by Christmas, and he sets his sights on Jessie, a young woman who has sworn off serious relationships.

    Midnight “A Golden Christmas 2” ION (2011) Julie Gonzalo, Bruce Davison. Lisa’s three puppies interrupt a wedding proposal, and she is shocked to see it is her ex-boyfriend David proposing to his new girlfriend. Everyone can see they are meant to be together, so the dogs decide to help them get back together.

    12:02 a.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    1 a.m. “A Boyfriend for Christmas” HALL (2004) Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon. A strangely familiar man may be the answer to a 33-year-old woman’s long-ago holiday wish for true love.

    3 a.m. “Matchmaker Santa” HALL (2012) Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson. Stranded during the holidays, a young baker discovers the magic of Christmas and love.

    NOV. 28

    5 a.m. “All I Want for Christmas” HALL (2007) Gail O’Grady, Robert Mailhouse. A boy asks contest organizers to find a new husband for his widowed mother.

    7 a.m. “The Christmas Parade” HALL (2014) AnnaLynne McCord, Jefferson Brown. A humiliated TV personality flees to a small town, where she becomes involved in a budding artist’s battle to save a community arts center.

    1 p.m. “One Starry Christmas” HALL (2014) Sarah Carter, Damon Runyan. Sparks fly between a woman and her bus companion after her boyfriend leaves her alone during Christmastime.

    3 p.m. “Best Christmas Party Ever” HALL (2014) Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund. A young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart and move forward with the party plans.

    4:30 p.m. “Fred Claus” FREE (2007) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. The yuletide season brings headaches for Santa Claus, who bails his ne’er-do-well brother Fred out of trouble and puts him to work in his factory.

    5 p.m. “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas” HALL (2015) Robin Dunne, Brooke Nevin. Maggie is thrilled when Mitch, her long time crush, moves back to town. When she learns Mitch’s love for Christmas has faded, she tries to bring his holiday spirit back by showing him the magic of Christmas.

    7 p.m. “The Holiday” FREE (2006) Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet. Two women, one from America and one from England, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends.

    7 p.m. Christmas Candle Special WWRS A look at the timeless Max Lucado story to uplift spirits.

    9 p.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    11 p.m. “Scrooged” FREE (1988) Bill Murray, Karen Allen. A ruthless TV network chief meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    11 p.m. “12 Gifts of Christmas” HALL (2015) Katrina Law, Aaron O’Connell. Anna is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc. As they work together, Anna helps Marc learn that Christmas giving should be about the importance of the gift, and Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in an unexpected way.

    1 a.m. “Just in Time for Christmas” HALL (2015) Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David. A young psychology professor has to choose between marrying her longtime beau or accepting a once-in-a-lifetime job. To help her make a decision, a magical messenger lets her see both possible futures so she’ll be able to make the right decision.

    1:32 a.m. CMA Country Christmas WISN Music stars perform holiday songs; Jennifer Nettles hosts.

    2 a.m. Christmas Cookie Challenge FOOD Five confident and daring bakers compete to prove their holiday cookie-making skills.

    3 a.m. “It’s Christmas, Carol!” HALL (2012) Carrie Fisher, Emmanuelle Vaugier. The ghost of her former boss shows a ruthless CEO her past, present and future.

    NOV. 29

    5 a.m. “Catch a Christmas Star” HALL (2013) Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Byers. A widower reconnects with his high school sweetheart, one of the country’s biggest pop stars, with help from his two children.

    7 a.m. “Hats Off to Christmas!” HALL (2013) Haylie Duff, Antonio Cupo. Mia, the manager of a small town’s Christmas shop, has to train Nick, the owner’s son, for a position she coveted. Mia does not like Nick’s unreliable ways until he helps convince her disabled son to continue physical therapy so he can walk again.

    1 p.m. “A Bride for Christmas” HALL (2012) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Aiden bets his friends that he can convince a woman to marry him by Christmas, and he sets his sights on Jessie, a young woman who has sworn off serious relationships.

    3 p.m. “A Christmas Melody” HALL (2015) Mariah Carey, Brennan Elliott. A single mother moves back to her hometown with her young daughter. Having a hard time adjusting, the daughter seeks help from her music teacher to write a song for the Christmas variety show.

    4 p.m. “The Holiday” FREE (2006) Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet. Two women, one from America and one from England, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends.

    5 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    5:30 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    7 p.m. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer CBS Burl Ives narrates an animated tale about Santa’s sleigh guide. Animated.

    7 p.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    11 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” FREE (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad. A crazed postal carrier, a tough police officer and a shady Santa impede a workaholic seeking a coveted toy for his son.

    11 p.m. “A Wish for Christmas” HALL (2016) Lacey Chabert, Paul Greene. Sara prefers to be on the sidelines at work until someone steals her big idea for a Christmas initiative. She makes a wish to Santa to gain the courage to stand up for herself, and he gives her 48 hours to discover how to speak her own mind.

    1 a.m. “Moonlight and Mistletoe” HALL (2008) Candace Cameron Bure, Tom Arnold. Nick and his daughter Holly fight a real estate developer to keep their Christmas theme park open.

    2 a.m. Christmas Candle Special WWRS A look at the timeless Max Lucado story to uplift spirits.

    3 a.m. “The Santa Suit” HALL (2010) Kevin Sorbo, Jodie Dowdall. A corporate bigwig learns valuable lessons when Santa Claus transforms him into his lookalike.

    NOV. 30 

    5 a.m. “Meet the Santas” HALL (2005) Steve Guttenberg, Crystal Bernard. A man, his fiancée and her mother plan a wedding for Christmas Eve.

    5 a.m. “Holiday Affair” TCM (1949) Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh. A war widow has a 6-year-old son, and two men who want to marry her for Christmas.

    5:30 a.m. “The Muppet Christmas Carol” HBO (1992) Michael Caine, Voices of Dave Goelz. Kermit, Miss Piggy and friends play Dickens characters as Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    7 a.m. “Christmas at Cartwright’s” HALL (2014) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. An angel delivers good fortune and the possibility of holiday romance to a struggling single mother who takes a job as a department store Santa Claus.

    12:45 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” TCM (1938) Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    2 p.m. “Christmas in Connecticut” TCM (1945) Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan. The publisher of a women’s magazine has his best columnist play holiday host to a Navy hero.

    3 p.m. “Christmas Under Wraps” HALL (2014) Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell. After moving to Alaska, an ambitious doctor starts a new romance and learns that her small town is hiding a holiday secret.

    3:30 p.m. Michael the Visitor EWTN A claymation version of Leo Tolstoy’s “Truths We Live By.”

    5 p.m. “The Christmas List” HALL (1997) Mimi Rogers, Bill Switzer. A store clerk learns a valuable lesson about the true meaning of Christmas when she gets everything on her wish list.

    6 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” FREE (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad. A crazed postal carrier, a tough police officer and a shady Santa impede a workaholic seeking a coveted toy for his son.

    6 p.m. Christmas Candle Special WWRS A look at the timeless Max Lucado story to uplift spirits.

    7 p.m. Christmas in Rockefeller Center NBC The annual tree-lighting ceremony in New York; performers include Tony Bennett and Neil Diamond.

    7 p.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently-fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    8 p.m. “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love” NBC (2016) Jennifer Nettles, Ricky Schroder. Dolly Parton’s father tries to raise enough money to buy his wife a wedding ring, while an unexpected Christmas blizzard poses a threat to the family.

    8 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    9 p.m. “Family for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso. After an offhand wish to a man playing Santa Claus, a woman wakes up to find herself married to her college sweetheart.

    11 p.m. “Deck the Halls” FREE (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    11 p.m. “Let It Snow” HALL (2013) Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch. An executive examines her company’s new property and prepares a presentation to transform the rustic lodge into a new hot spot. She tries to ignore the lodge’s festive celebrations during her stay, but an unexpected romance changes her heart.

    1 a.m. ” ‘Tis the Season for Love” HALL (2015) Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny. An out-of-work actress finds romance after returning to her quaint hometown during Christmastime.

    3 a.m. “Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus” HALL (2004) Crystal Bernard, Steve Guttenberg. Santa’s heir woos a widowed advertising executive who wants to use him in the biggest ad campaign of her career.

    DEC. 1 

    7 a.m. “A Boyfriend for Christmas” HALL (2004) Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon. A strangely familiar man may be the answer to a 33-year-old woman’s long-ago holiday wish for true love.

    3 p.m. “A Princess for Christmas” HALL (2011) Katie McGrath, Roger Moore. A woman escorts her niece and nephew to spend the holidays with their grandfather, an English duke.

    5 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    5 p.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    6:05 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    7 p.m. A Charlie Brown Christmas ABC Charlie Brown and Linus ponder Christmas; including “Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa.”

    7 p.m. “Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!” DISN (2011) Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker. Chaos strikes when a woman and her daughter get separated from their family during the holidays.

    7 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    7 P.M. “A Nanny for Christmas” LMN (2010) Emmanuelle Vaugier, Dean Cain. A career woman cares for the children of a Beverly Hills advertising executive during the holidays.

    8:15 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    9 p.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    9 p.m. “Christmas in the City” LMN (2013) Ashley Williams, Ashanti. To help her daughter during the holidays, a woman tries to bring the Christmas spirit back to her department store.

    9 p.m. “It Happened on 5th Avenue” TCM (1947) Don DeFore, Ann Harding. A hobo shares a New York mansion with a veteran and others who need a wintertime place to stay.

    10:20 p.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    10:40 p.m. “Bad Santa” HBO (2003) Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox. Two criminals disguise themselves as St. Nick and an elf to rob stores at Christmastime.

    11 p.m. “Ice Sculpture Christmas” HALL (2015) Rachel Boston, Brenda Strong. An aspiring chef finds romance during Christmastime while preparing for an ice-sculpting competition.

    11 p.m. “A Nanny for Christmas” LMN (2010) Emmanuelle Vaugier, Dean Cain. A career woman cares for the children of a Beverly Hills advertising executive during the holidays.

    11:55 p.m. Rudolph’s Shiny New Year FREE The red-nosed reindeer sets out in a midnight fog to find Happy, the New Year baby.

    1 a.m. “Window Wonderland” HALL (2013) Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell. Two department store employees with secrets vie for the coveted window dressing job for the height of the Christmas shopping season. As the competition heats up, the two realize they have more in common than they thought.

    1 a.m. “Christmas in the City” LMN (2013) Ashley Williams, Ashanti. To help her daughter during the holidays, a woman tries to bring the Christmas spirit back to her department store.

    1 a.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    3 a.m. “Baby’s First Christmas” HALL (2012) Casper Van Dien, Rachel Wilson. Feuding colleagues try to get along to help their respective siblings, a couple expecting a baby.

    DEC. 2

    5 a.m. “Finding Christmas” HALL (2013) JT Hodges, Tricia Helfer. Sean trades his New York City apartment for Owen’s cottage in North Carolina. Sean meets Ryan, a single mother, and sparks fly while Owen is charmed by Sean’s assistant, Mia.

    7 a.m. ” ‘Tis the Season for Love” HALL (2015) Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny. An out-of-work actress finds romance after returning to her quaint hometown during Christmastime.

    10 a.m. Jack Frost FREE Jack falls in love and seeks Father Winter’s advice.

    1 p.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    1:30 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    2 p.m. The Vine WVCY Dramatized documentary of events in Israel during the time of Christ.

    2:35 p.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    3 p.m. “A Perfect Christmas” HALL (2016) Susie Abromeit, Dillon Casey. Newlyweds Steve and Cynthia have a few secrets to keep as their families come for the holidays: He’s just been laid off, and she’s pregnant.

    4:10 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” FREE (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey, Robin Wright Penn. Animated. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge must face uncomfortable truths when three Christmas spirits take him on a journey through his past, present and future.

    4:30 p.m. “Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!” FREE (2011) Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker. Chaos strikes when a woman and her daughter get separated from their family during the holidays.

    5 p.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    6:15 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    7 p.m. I Love Lucy Christmas Special CBS The Ricardos and Mertzes decorate for Christmas; Lucy snares a bit part in a motion picture.

    7 p.m. “The Nine Lives of Christmas” HALL (2014) Brandon Routh, Kimberly Sustad. As the Christmas holiday draws near, a veterinary student and a stray cat challenge a firefighter’s commitment to life as a bachelor.

    7 p.m. “12 Men of Christmas” LIFE (2009) Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Hopkins. A public-relations executive uses her media savvy to stir excitement in a small Montana town.

    8:20 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    9 p.m. “Matchmaker Santa” HALL (2012) Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson. Stranded during the holidays, a young baker discovers the magic of Christmas and love.

    9:02 p.m. “Home by Christmas” LIFE (2006) Linda Hamilton, Rob Stewart. A woman must learn to make it on her own after her husband divorces her and she loses everything.

    11 p.m. “A Royal Christmas” HALL (2014) Lacey Chabert, Stephen Hagan. The queen of Cordinia schemes to break up her royal son’s romance with a seamstress from Philadelphia.

    11:02 p.m. “12 Men of Christmas” LIFE (2009) Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Hopkins. A public relations executive uses her media savvy to stir excitement in a small Montana town.

    1 a.m. “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” HALL (2008) Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns. A snowbound stranger brightens the holidays for a retired police officer and his niece.

    1:04 a.m. “Home by Christmas” LIFE (2006) Linda Hamilton, Rob Stewart. A woman must learn to make it on her own after her husband divorces her and she loses everything.

    3 a.m. “Moonlight and Mistletoe” HALL (2008) Candace Cameron Bure, Tom Arnold. Nick and his daughter Holly fight a real estate developer to keep their Christmas theme park open.

    DEC. 3

    5 a.m. “Best Christmas Party Ever” HALL (2014) Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund. A young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart and move forward with the party plans.

    6 a.m. “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” FREE (1999) Voices of Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor. Animated. Mickey and his friends tell three stories including “A Very Goofy Christmas” and “Mickey and Minnie’s Gift of the Magi.”

    7 a.m. “Snow Bride” HALL (2013) Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi. A tabloid reporter races to find juicy gossip on a prominent political family. She ends up spending the week before Christmas with the family and falls for one of their sons.

    7:30 a.m. “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” FREE (2004) Voices of Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo. Animated. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and friends take part in a series of holiday adventures.

    8 a.m. “A Golden Christmas” ION (2009) Andrea Roth, Bruce Davison. A special dog helps a woman reunite with a friend that she met years earlier as a child.

    9 a.m. “Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish” FREE (1998) David Gallagher, Martin Mull. Richie makes a wish and ends up in an alternate universe where his mean cousin Reggie is in charge and wants to cancel Christmas.

    9 a.m. “Merry Matrimony” HALL (2015) Jessica Lowndes, Christopher Russell. After landing her dream job, a woman must work with her ex-boyfriend to organize a wedding for a fashion magazine.

    10 a.m. Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2016 WMLW

    10 a.m. “A Golden Christmas 2” ION (2011) Julie Gonzalo, Bruce Davison. Lisa’s three puppies interrupt a wedding proposal, and she is shocked to see it is her ex-boyfriend David proposing to his new girlfriend. Everyone can see they are meant to be together, so the dogs decide to help them get back together.

    10 a.m. “Home Alone 4” TBS (2002) French Stewart, Mike Weinberg. Kevin tries to reunite his separated parents while dealing with an old nemesis.

    11 a.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” FREE (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey, Robin Wright Penn. Animated. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge must face uncomfortable truths when three Christmas spirits take him on a journey through his past, present and future.

    11 a.m. “A Princess for Christmas” HALL (2011) Katie McGrath, Roger Moore. A woman escorts her niece and nephew to spend the holidays with their grandfather, an English duke.

    Noon “A Golden Christmas 3” ION (2012) Shantel VanSanten, Rob Mayes. Thanks to two golden retrievers and a young girl, a woman and a naval officer fall in love during the holidays.

    1 p.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    1 p.m. “Christmas Angel” WWRS (2009) K.C. Clyde, Kari Hawker. Ashley feels alone as she searches fruitlessly for a job around Christmas. Her neighbor Nick offers her a job as his assistant one one condition: She cannot reveal that he is some sort of secret Santa that helps people in need.

    2 p.m. “A Christmas Kiss” ION (2011) Elisabeth Rohm, Laura Breckenridge. Trapped in an elevator, a designer shares an impulsive kiss with the boyfriend of her new boss.

    2:30 p.m. (AMC) Movie “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” (1987) Steve Martin, John Candy. An ad executive and a shower-curtain-ring salesman become co-travelers on the way to Thanksgiving in Chicago.

    2:30 p.m. Mandisa Christmas WWRS

    3 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    3 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    3:40 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    4 p.m. “A Christmas Kiss II” ION (2014) Elisabeth Harnois, Adam Mayfield. Sparks fly during the holidays when a woman kisses a billionaire playboy under the mistletoe.

    5 p.m. “The Mistletoe Promise” HALL (2016) Jaime King, Luke MacFarlane. Two strangers with a disdain for Christmas make a holiday pact to pretend to be a couple to ease their holiday complications. As they spend more time together, the phony couple begin to experience the magic of Christmas.

    5:45 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    6 p.m. “Merry Kissmas” ION (2015) Karissa Staples, Brant Daugherty. A magical kiss in an elevator leaves a woman torn between two men at Christmastime.

    7 p.m. “It’s a Wonderful Life” NBC (1946) James Stewart, Donna Reed. Fearing he’s on the brink of ruin on Christmas Eve, a suicidal family man sees life anew thanks to his guardian angel.

    7 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    7 p.m. “Heaven Sent” LIFE (2016) Christian Kane, Marley Shelton. An 8-year-old runaway angel takes it upon herself to rekindle the love between a couple who are on the verge of a divorce.

    7:50 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    8 p.m. “A Firehouse Christmas” ION (2016) Anna Hutchison, Marcus Rosner. As Christmas approaches, a relationship author tests the true love between her soon-to-be ex-husband and his firefighting girlfriend.

    8 p.m. “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” USA (2013) Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy. Madea accompanies her niece to the country for a surprise holiday visit with the niece’s daughter, but what they find when they arrive prompts Madea to dish out her own brand of Christmas spirit.

    9 p.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    9:02 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    9:55 p.m. “The Holiday” FREE (2006) Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet. Two women, one from America and one from England, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends.

    10 p.m. “A Christmas in Vermont” ION (2016) Abigail Hawk, Chevy Chase. A businesswoman is sent to shut down one of her company’s holdings, but instead of closing down the firm, she unexpectedly falls in love and learns valuable lessons beyond the bottom line.

    10 p.m. “A Christmas Wish” WWRS (2011) Kristy Swanson, Tess Harper. The owner of a diner helps a homeless woman and her children during the holidays.

    11:02 p.m. “Heaven Sent” LIFE (2016) Christian Kane, Marley Shelton. An 8-year-old runaway angel takes it upon herself to rekindle the love between a couple who are on the verge of a divorce.

    Midnight “Defending Santa” ION (2013) Dean Cain, Jud Tylor. A widowed sheriff falls for a defense attorney when Santa Claus stands trial for a crime that he did not commit.

    1 a.m. “Help for the Holidays” HALL (2012) Summer Glau, Eva La Rue. Santa’s elf leaves the North Pole to help a family during Christmastime.

    1:04 a.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    1:30 a.m. Believe: A Story of Christmas WWRS 

    2:30 a.m. Top 3 Christmas WWRS

    3 a.m. “Northpole: Open for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison. During Christmastime, a handyman and an elf persuade a businesswoman to keep the inn that she inherited from her aunt.

    3:45 a.m. “Christmas Ranch” SHOW (2016) Francine Locke, Ken Arnold. When a rebellious teenager is sent to her grandmother’s horse ranch for the Christmas holiday, she forms a bond with one of her grandmother’s ponies and becomes determined to help her save the ranch from foreclosure.

    DEC. 4

    5 a.m. “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” HALL (2008) Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns. A snowbound stranger brightens the holidays for a retired police officer and his niece.

    5:50 a.m. “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” AMC (1987) Steve Martin, John Candy. An ad exec and a shower-curtain-ring salesman become co-travelers on the way to Thanksgiving in Chicago.

    6 a.m. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas FREE When Santa removes a small town from his delivery itinerary, a family endeavors to regain his favor.

    6:30 a.m. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey FREE An orphan donkey leads Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem.

    7 a.m. “Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish” FREE (1998) David Gallagher, Martin Mull. Richie makes a wish and ends up in an alternate universe where his mean cousin Reggie is in charge and wants to cancel Christmas.

    7 a.m. “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” HALL (2015) Alicia Witt, George Stults. Holly’s world is turned upside down when her niece’s wish to Santa Claus comes true and she cannot tell a lie. As her career and love life go into disarray, she must learn to judge between the truth and what is right.

    8 a.m. “Anything But Christmas” ION (2012) Sergio Di Zio, Elaine Hendrix. With the holidays approaching, a woman wonders why her new beau doesn’t care to celebrate Christmas.

    8:30 a.m. “Carol for Another Christmas” TCM (1964) Sterling Hayden, Eva Marie Saint. Three ghosts visit a bitter man who has never recovered from losing his son during World War II.

    9 a.m. “Christmas Land” HALL (2015) Nikki Deloach, Luke Macfarlane. After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman’s plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer.

    9:05 a.m. “Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July” FREE (1980) Voices of Red Buttons, Ethel Merman. Animated. Santa must save the day when Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman encounter an evil wizard.

    10 a.m. “A Perfect Christmas List” ION (2014) Ellen Hollman, Marion Ross. A woman concocts a Christmastime scheme to repair the damaged relationship between her daughter and granddaughter.

    11 a.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    11:10 a.m. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” FREE (1998) Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel. Absurd obstacles hinder a California college student’s quest to get home by Christmas Eve to claim a Porsche and see his girlfriend.

    Noon “Christmas Mail” ION (2010) Ashley Scott, A.J. Buckley. A mail carrier falls for a new employee, who answers children’s letters to Santa Claus.

    1 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    1:20 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    2 p.m. Holiday Movie Skating Spectacular: Where Did They Film That? The Holiday Music Journey ABC Celebrating holiday movies and soundtracks with Brian Boitano, Kimmie Meissner and Caryn Kadavy.

    2 p.m. “How Sarah Got Her Wings” ION (2015) Derek Theler, Kathleen Rose Perkins. A good Samaritan is killed before Christmas and is granted the chance to return to Earth to help a needy soul.

    2:30 p.m. Christmas Cookie Challenge FOOD Five confident and daring bakers compete to prove their holiday cookie-making skills.

    3 p.m. Christmas Cookie Challenge FOOD Five confident and daring bakers compete to prove their holiday cookie-making skills.

    3 p.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    3:30 p.m. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town FREE A mail carrier (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains Santa. Animated.

    4 p.m. “A Firehouse Christmas” ION (2016) Anna Hutchison, Marcus Rosner. As Christmas approaches, a relationship author tests the true love between her soon-to-be ex-husband and his firefighting girlfriend.

    4:35 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    5 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” FX (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    5 p.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    5:40 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    6 p.m. “A Prince for Christmas” ION (2015) Viva Bianca, Kirk Barker. A prince from Europe meets a charming waitress when he travels to America during the Christmas holiday to escape an arranged marriage.

    6 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    7 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    7 p.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    7:45 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    8 p.m. “A Cinderella Christmas” ION (2016) Emma Rigby, Peter Porte. At a holiday masquerade ball, Angie and Nicholas meet and fall for each other anonymously. While Nicholas tries to locate the girl of his dreams, Angie must choose between pursuing her lifelong dream of running a business or following her heart.

    8 p.m. “Heaven Sent” LIFE (2016) Christian Kane, Marley Shelton. An 8-year-old runaway angel takes it upon herself to rekindle the love between a couple who are on the verge of a divorce.

    9 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    9 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    9:30 p.m. Love’s Christmas Journey WWRS A widow’s nephew embarks on a perilous quest to find her missing brother.

    9:55 p.m. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town FREE A mail carrier (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains Santa. Animated.

    10 p.m. “A Christmas Wedding Date” ION (2012) Marla Sokoloff, Catherine Hicks. Fired from her job, a woman returns home to see her mother and attend a Christmas Eve wedding.

    10:02 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    11 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” FX (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    11 p.m. “A Cookie Cutter Christmas” HALL (2014) Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones. Two schoolteachers take their rivalry to a new level while they scramble to win a holiday baking contest and the affections of a handsome single father.

    Midnight And the Angels Sang WVCY The story of the birth and life of Christ.

    Midnight “Christmas Twister” ION (2012) Casper Van Dien, Richard Burgi. Ethan Walker, a meteorologist and part-time professor, has to find his missing children after tornadoes destroy his Texas home.

    12:02 a.m. “Heaven Sent” LIFE (2016) Christian Kane, Marley Shelton. An 8-year-old runaway angel takes it upon herself to rekindle the love between a couple who are on the verge of a divorce.

    12:30 a.m. “Christmas Miracle” WWRS (2012) Dan Payne, David Nykl. Several strangers have to seek refuge in an abandoned church during a major snowstorm. As the night passes, the strangers rely on one another to make it through the difficult experience.

    1 a.m. “Naughty or Nice” HALL (2012) Hilarie Burton, Gabriel Tigerman. Krissy Kringle receives Santa’s naughty or nice book by accident and starts exposing the naughty deeds of people around her.

    3 a.m. “Hitched for the Holidays” HALL (2012) Joey Lawrence, Emily Hampshire. A man and a woman pose as a couple to fool their respective families.

    DEC. 5

    5 a.m. “Northpole” HALL (2014) Tiffani Thiessen, Max Charles. When the power supply to Santa’s city is threatened by a lack of holiday spirit, a youngster tries to help his busy mother rediscover the joys of the holiday season.

    7 a.m. “A Perfect Christmas” HALL (2016) Susie Abromeit, Dillon Casey. Newlyweds Steve and Cynthia have a few secrets to keep as their families come for the holidays: He’s just been laid off, and she’s pregnant.

    Noon “Hats Off to Christmas!” HALL (2013) Haylie Duff, Antonio Cupo. Mia, the manager of a small town’s Christmas shop, has to train Nick, the owner’s son, for a position she coveted. Mia does not like Nick’s unreliable ways until he helps convince her disabled son to continue physical therapy so he can walk again.

    2 p.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    3 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    4 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” FREE (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad. A crazed postal carrier, a tough police officer and a shady Santa impede a workaholic seeking a coveted toy for his son.

    4 p.m. “Family for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso. After an offhand wish to a man playing Santa Claus, a woman wakes up to find herself married to her college sweetheart.

    5 p.m. Outrageous Christmas FOOD Christmas creations including a 1,000-pound chocolate Santa and the biggest gingerbread village.

    6 p.m. Christmas Cookie Challenge FOOD Five confident and daring bakers compete to prove their holiday cookie-making skills.

    6 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    6 p.m. National Christmas Tree Lighting HALL The tradition of the National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse began more than 90 years ago.

    7 p.m. “Black Nativity” (2013) BET Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett. A streetwise teen discovers the value of faith, healing and family after he goes to New York to spend Christmas with his estranged relatives.

    7 p.m. “Merry Matrimony” HALL (2015) Jessica Lowndes, Christopher Russell. After landing her dream job, a woman must work with her ex-boyfriend to organize a wedding for a fashion magazine.

    8 p.m. “Scrooged” FREE (1988) Bill Murray, Karen Allen. A ruthless TV network chief meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    9 p.m. “Christmas Incorporated” HALL (2015) Shenae Grimes-Beech, Steve Lund. Riley lands an assistant position with a headstrong socialite who is being forced to play Scrooge and close one of his factories just weeks before Christmas. Riley slowly convinces him to visit the town and hatches a plan to keep the factory afloat.

    10:05 p.m. “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” (2013) Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy. Madea accompanies her niece to the country for a surprise holiday visit with the niece’s daughter, but what they find when they arrive prompts Madea to dish out her own brand of Christmas spirit.

    11 p.m. “Snowglobe” FREE (2007) Christina Milian, Lorraine Bracco. A woman who longs to have a perfect Christmas is given a magical snow globe that transports her to a land where every day is Christmas.

    11 p.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    1 a.m. “A Boyfriend for Christmas” HALL (2004) Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon. A strangely familiar man may be the answer to a 33-year-old woman’s long-ago holiday wish for true love.

    3 a.m. “A Diva’s Christmas Carol” HALL (2000) Vanessa L. Williams, Kathy Griffin. When an ego-driven superstar loses her holiday spirit, the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future visit her.

    DEC. 6

    5 a.m. “Fir Crazy” HALL (2013) Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson. A reluctant Christmas-tree seller finds renewed holiday spirit and new romance with a repeat customer, but a mean-spirited executive threatens to shut down her family’s business.

    7 a.m. “Let It Snow” HALL (2013) Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch. An executive examines her company’s new property and prepares a presentation to transform the rustic lodge into a new hot spot. She tries to ignore the lodge’s festive celebrations during her stay, but an unexpected romance changes her heart.

    1 p.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    3 p.m. “Snow Bride” HALL (2013) Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi. A tabloid reporter races to find juicy gossip on a prominent political family. She ends up spending the week before Christmas with the family and falls for one of their sons.

    4 p.m. “Scrooged” FREE (1988) Bill Murray, Karen Allen. A ruthless TV network chief meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    5 p.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    5:30 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    6 p.m. “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” DISN (2012) Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar. With his parents away, an 8-year-old engages in a battle of wits with some thieves.

    6 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    7 p.m. Christmas From the Netherlands WVCY

    7 p.m. “Christmas Land” HALL (2015) Nikki Deloach, Luke Macfarlane. After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman’s plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer.

    8 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    9 p.m. “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” HALL (2015) Alicia Witt, George Stults. Holly’s world is turned upside down when her niece’s wish to Santa Claus comes true and she cannot tell a lie. As her career and love life go into disarray, she must learn to judge between the truth and what is right.

    11 p.m. “Snow” FREE (2004) Tom Cavanagh, Ashley Williams. A North Pole-based toy distributor must go to California to rescue one of his family’s magical reindeer from a zoo.

    11 p.m. “The Mistletoe Promise” HALL (2016) Jaime King, Luke MacFarlane. Two strangers with a disdain for Christmas make a holiday pact to pretend to be a couple to ease their holiday complications. As they spend more time together, the phony couple begin to experience the magic of Christmas.

    Midnight Christmas From the Netherlands WVCY

    1 a.m. “Meet the Santas” HALL (2005) Steve Guttenberg, Crystal Bernard. A man, his fiancée and her mother plan a wedding for Christmas Eve.

    3 a.m. “Annie Claus Is Coming to Town” HALL (2011) Maria Thayer, Vivica A. Fox. When Santa’s daughter starts falling in love with the owner of a toy store, his head elf fears he will lose out on becoming the next Santa, so he hires an actor to woo her away.

    DEC. 7

    5 a.m. “Just in Time for Christmas” HALL (2015) Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David. A young psychology professor has to choose between marrying her longtime beau or accepting a once-in-a-lifetime job. To help her make a decision, a magical messenger lets her see both possible futures so she’ll be able to make the right decision.

    7 a.m. And the Angels Sang WVCY The story of the birth and life of Christ.

    7 a.m. “A Christmas Melody” HALL (2015) Mariah Carey, Brennan Elliott. A single mother moves back to her hometown with her young daughter. Having a hard time adjusting, the daughter seeks help from her music teacher to write a song for the Christmas variety show.

    7:30 a.m. “If You Believe” OXY (1999) Ally Walker, Hayden Panettiere. As a highly stressed book editor nears a breakdown, her inner child appears in order to help her find the joys of life.

    Noon Christmas From the Netherlands WVCY

    Noon “If You Believe” OXY (1999) Ally Walker, Hayden Panettiere. As a highly stressed book editor nears a breakdown, her inner child appears in order to help her find the joys of life.

    1 p.m. “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas” HALL (2015) Robin Dunne, Brooke Nevin. Maggie is thrilled when Mitch, her long time crush, moves back to town. When she learns Mitch’s love for Christmas has faded, she tries to bring his holiday spirit back by showing him the magic of Christmas.

    1:20 p.m. “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” DISN (2012) Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar. With his parents away, an 8-year-old engages in a battle of wits with some thieves.

    3 p.m. “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” HALL (2008) Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns. A snowbound stranger brightens the holidays for a retired police officer and his niece.

    4 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    5 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    6 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    7 p.m. Night of Nights WVCY

    7 p.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    8 p.m. The Three Tenors Christmas WMVT Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti perform Christmas favorites.

    8 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    9 p.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    11 p.m. “12 Dates of Christmas” FREE (2011) Amy Smart, Mark-Paul Gosselaar. A woman magically experiences Christmas Eve over and over again.

    11 p.m. “A Princess for Christmas” HALL (2011) Katie McGrath, Roger Moore. A woman escorts her niece and nephew to spend the holidays with their grandfather, an English duke.

    11:30 p.m. Faith in History: The 12 Days of Christmas WVCY

    Midnight Night of Nights WVCY

    3 a.m. “The Santa Incident” HALL (2010) Ione Skye, Greg Germann. Santa becomes stranded in a small town when his sleigh is mistaken for a UFO. With help from two local children, he starts preparing for Christmas without the resources of his North Pole workshop.

    DEC. 8

    5 a.m. “Help for the Holidays” HALL (2012) Summer Glau, Eva La Rue. Santa’s elf leaves the North Pole to help a family during Christmastime.

    6 a.m. “Jingle All the Way 2” USA (2014) Larry the Cable Guy, Anthony Carelli. A child’s father and stepfather engage in an all-out battle to get her the toy of her dreams for Christmas.

    7 a.m. Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception EWTN From Our Lady of the Angles Chapel in Irondale, Ala.

    7 a.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    11 a.m. Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception EWTN From Our Lady of the Angles Chapel in Irondale, Ala.

    Noon Night of Nights WVCY

    2 p.m. “Holiday Joy” FREE (2016) Bailee Madison, French Stewart. A shy high school student makes a Christmas wish for the perfect family, but when it comes true it isn’t as perfect as she thought it would be.

    3 p.m. “Christmas Land” HALL (2015) Nikki Deloach, Luke Macfarlane. After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman’s plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer.

    4 p.m. “Deck the Halls” FREE (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    5 p.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    5:30 p.m. Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception EWTN From Our Lady of the Angles Chapel in Irondale, Ala.

    6 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    6 p.m. Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception EWTN From Our Lady of the Angles Chapel in Irondale, Ala.

    7 p.m. Taraji’s White Hot Holidays FOX Taraji P. Henson hosts a special featuring modern performances of holiday songs.

    7 p.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot ABC Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    7 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    7 p.m. “Kristin’s Christmas Past” LMN (2013) Shiri Appleby, Judd Nelson. After traveling back in time during Christmas, a woman tries to change the past to improve her future.

    7 p.m. “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” OXY (2013) Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy. Madea accompanies her niece to the country for a surprise holiday visit with the niece’s daughter, but what they find when they arrive prompts Madea to dish out her own brand of Christmas spirit.

    7:30 p.m. Shrek the Halls ABC The ogre’s holiday plans go awry when Donkey and the gang join festivities.

    8 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” FREE (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey, Robin Wright Penn. Animated. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge must face uncomfortable truths when three Christmas spirits take him on a journey through his past, present and future.

    9 p.m. Blessings Gospel Trio WVCY

    9 p.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    9 p.m. “Christmas on the Bayou” LMN (2013) Hilarie Burton, Tyler Hilton. A man tries to rekindle a childhood romance with a New York marketing executive who’s spending the holidays with her mother down South.

    9 p.m. “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” OXY (2013) Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy. Madea accompanies her niece to the country for a surprise holiday visit with the niece’s daughter, but what they find when they arrive prompts Madea to dish out her own brand of Christmas spirit.

    11 p.m. Solemn Mass of the Immaculate Conception EWTN From the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

    11 p.m. “Holiday in Handcuffs” FREE (2007) Melissa Joan Hart, Mario Lopez. To fool her parents, a waitress kidnaps a customer and forces him to pretend to be her beau.

    11 p.m. “Christmas Under Wraps” HALL (2014) Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell. After moving to Alaska, an ambitious doctor starts a new romance and learns that her small town is hiding a holiday secret.

    11 p.m. “Kristin’s Christmas Past” LMN (2013) Shiri Appleby, Judd Nelson. After traveling back in time during Christmas, a woman tries to change the past to improve her future.

    1 a.m. “A Bride for Christmas” HALL (2012) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Aiden bets his friends that he can convince a woman to marry him by Christmas, and he sets his sights on Jessie, a young woman who has sworn off serious relationships.

    1 a.m. “Christmas on the Bayou” LMN (2013) Hilarie Burton, Tyler Hilton. A man tries to rekindle a childhood romance with a New York marketing executive who’s spending the holidays with her mother down South.

    1 a.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    3 a.m. “All I Want for Christmas” HALL (2007) Gail O’Grady, Robert Mailhouse. A boy asks contest organizers to find a new husband for his widowed mother.

    DEC. 9

    5 a.m. “Naughty or Nice” HALL (2012) Hilarie Burton, Gabriel Tigerman. Krissy Kringle receives Santa’s naughty-or-nice book by accident and starts exposing the naughty deeds of people around her.

    7 a.m. Blessings Gospel Trio WVCY

    7 a.m. “One Starry Christmas” HALL (2014) Sarah Carter, Damon Runyan. Sparks fly between a woman and her bus companion after her boyfriend leaves her alone during Christmastime.

    10 a.m. Faith in History: The 12 Days of Christmas WVCY

    10 a.m. Frosty’s Winter Wonderland FREE Andy Griffith tells of the magic snowman’s wedding.

    10:30 a.m. “Holiday Joy” FREE (2016) Bailee Madison, French Stewart. A shy high school student makes a Christmas wish for the perfect family, but when it comes true it isn’t as perfect as she thought it would be.

    1 p.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    2:35 p.m. “Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws” FREE (2009) George Wendt, Christopher Lloyd. Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha, and Mudbud help Puppy Paws, the feisty son of Santa Paws, to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

    3 p.m. “Ice Sculpture Christmas” HALL (2015) Rachel Boston, Brenda Strong. An aspiring chef finds romance during Christmastime while preparing for an ice-sculpting competition.

    4:40 p.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” FREE (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    5 p.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    6 p.m. Guy’s Disney Holiday FOOD Guy explores the holiday-themed meals and treats at Disneyland.

    6:45 p.m. “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups” FREE (2012) Cheryl Ladd, Kaitlyn Maher. Mischievous puppies stow away on Mrs. Claus’ sleigh to visit the children of Pineville, then must help save Christmas from disappearing.

    7 p.m. Marantha Symphonic Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble WVCY

    7 p.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    7 p.m. “Wish Upon a Christmas” LIFE (2015) Larisa Oleynik, Aaron Ashmore. A corporate actuary returns to her hometown to cut jobs at a struggling ornament factory owned by her former high-school boyfriend.

    7:30 p.m. “Love Actually” OXY (2003) Hugh Grant, Laura Linney. A prime minister, an office worker, a pop star, a jilted writer, married couples and various others deal with relationships in London at Christmastime.

    8 p.m. The Vine WVCY Dramatized documentary of events in Israel during the time of Christ.

    9 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    9:02 p.m. “Becoming Santa” LIFE (2015) Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter. A man is shocked to learn that the parents of his girlfriend are Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.

    10:30 p.m. “Love Actually” OXY (2003) Hugh Grant, Laura Linney. A prime minister, an office worker, a pop star, a jilted writer, married couples and various others deal with relationships in London at Christmastime.

    10:55 p.m. “Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July” FREE (1980) Voices of Red Buttons, Ethel Merman. Animated. Santa must save the day when Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman encounter an evil wizard.

    11 p.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    11:02 p.m. “Wish Upon a Christmas” LIFE (2015) Larisa Oleynik, Aaron Ashmore. A corporate actuary returns to her hometown to cut jobs at a struggling ornament factory owned by her former high school boyfriend.

    Midnight Marantha Symphonic Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble WVCY

    1 a.m. “Best Christmas Party Ever” HALL (2014) Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund. A young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart and move forward with the party plans.

    1:04 a.m. “Becoming Santa” LIFE (2015) Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter. A man is shocked to learn that the parents of his girlfriend are Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.

    3 a.m. “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” HALL (2015) Alicia Witt, George Stults. Holly’s world is turned upside down when her niece’s wish to Santa Claus comes true and she cannot tell a lie. As her career and love life go into disarray, she must learn to judge between the truth and what is right.

    DEC. 10

    5 a.m. “A Bride for Christmas” HALL (2012) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Aiden bets his friends that he can convince a woman to marry him by Christmas, and he sets his sights on Jessie, a young woman who has sworn off serious relationships.

    6:30 a.m. “Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws” FREE (2009) George Wendt, Christopher Lloyd. Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha, and Mudbud help Puppy Paws, the feisty son of Santa Paws, to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

    7 a.m. “A Cookie Cutter Christmas” HALL (2014) Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones. Two schoolteachers take their rivalry to a new level while they scramble to win a holiday baking contest and the affections of a handsome single father.

    8:30 a.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” FREE (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    9 a.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    10:35 a.m. “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups” FREE (2012) Cheryl Ladd, Kaitlyn Maher. Mischievous puppies stow away on Mrs. Claus’ sleigh to visit the children of Pineville, then must help save Christmas from disappearing.

    11 a.m. “A Wish for Christmas” HALL (2016) Lacey Chabert, Paul Greene. Sara prefers to be on the sidelines at work until someone steals her big idea for a Christmas initiative. She makes a wish to Santa to gain the courage to stand up for herself, and he gives her 48 hours to discover how to speak her own mind.

    1 p.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    2 p.m. “Fred Claus” TBS (2007) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. The yuletide season brings headaches for Santa Claus, who bails his ne’er-do-well brother Fred out of trouble and puts him to work in his factory.

    3 p.m. Christmastime in New Orleans WMVT Jason Marsalis and The NOLA Players perform holiday classics; New Orleans cuisine at Christmastime.

    3 p.m. “A Royal Christmas” HALL (2014) Lacey Chabert, Stephen Hagan. The queen of Cordinia schemes to break up her royal son’s romance with a seamstress from Philadelphia.

    3 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    5 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    5:30 p.m. Faith in History: The 12 Days of Christmas WVCY

    6 p.m. Blessings Gospel Trio WVCY

    6:30 p.m. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas TBS Boris Karloff narrates an animated tale about a curmudgeon and merry Whoville.

    7 p.m. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer CBS Burl Ives narrates an animated tale about Santa’s sleigh guide. Animated.

    7 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    7 p.m. “A Christmas Wedding Date” LIFE (2012) Marla Sokoloff, Catherine Hicks. Fired from her job, a woman returns home to see her mother and attend a Christmas Eve wedding.

    7 p.m. The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story TBS An elf named Chippey tries to help a boy who is struggling to believe in the magic of Christmas.

    7 p.m. “It’s a Wonderful Life” USA (1946) James Stewart, Donna Reed. Fearing he’s on the brink of ruin on Christmas Eve, a suicidal family man sees life anew thanks to his guardian angel.

    7:30 p.m. “Fred Claus” TBS (2007) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. The yuletide season brings headaches for Santa Claus, who bails his ne’er-do-well brother Fred out of trouble and puts him to work in his factory.

    8 p.m. “Christmas With the Andersons” ION (2016) Christy Carlson Romano, George Stults. With ongoing financial troubles, Michael and Caroline decide to host a very different kind of Christmas party, which helps them rediscover what’s most important about the holiday.

    8 p.m. Frosty the Snowman CBS The jolly soul heads north to avoid the heat.

    8:30 p.m. Frosty Returns CBS A snow-removal spray threatens magic Frosty.

    9 p.m. “A Perfect Christmas” HALL (2016) Susie Abromeit, Dillon Casey. Newlyweds Steve and Cynthia have a few secrets to keep as their families come for the holidays: he’s just been laid off, and she’s pregnant.

    9:02 p.m. “Love at the Christmas Table” LIFE (2012) Danica McKellar, Lea Thompson. A man realizes that his best friend since childhood is the woman that he loves.

    9:20 p.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot FREE Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    9:50 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    11 p.m. “Christmas at Cartwright’s” HALL (2014) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. An angel delivers good fortune and the possibility of holiday romance to a struggling single mother who takes a job as a department store Santa Claus.

    11:02 p.m. “A Christmas Wedding Date” LIFE (2012) Marla Sokoloff, Catherine Hicks. Fired from her job, a woman returns home to see her mother and attend a Christmas Eve wedding.

    11:55 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    1 a.m. “The Christmas Parade” HALL (2014) AnnaLynne McCord, Jefferson Brown. A humiliated TV personality flees to a small town, where she becomes involved in a budding artist’s battle to save a community arts center.

    1:04 a.m. “Love at the Christmas Table” LIFE (2012) Danica McKellar, Lea Thompson. A man realizes that his best friend since childhood is the woman that he loves.

    1:30 a.m. The Perfect Gift WWRS A message about the true meaning of Christmas from a mysterious drifter.

    3 a.m. ” ‘Tis the Season for Love” HALL (2015) Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny. An out-of-work actress finds romance after returning to her quaint hometown during Christmastime.

    3 a.m. “Christmas Miracle” WWRS (2012) Dan Payne, David Nykl. Several strangers have to seek refuge in an abandoned church during a major snowstorm. As the night passes, the strangers rely on one another to make it through the difficult experience.

    4:30 a.m. SONICFLOOd: When Love First Cried WWRS The band performs in a Christmas concert.

    DEC. 11

    5 a.m. “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas” HALL (2015) Robin Dunne, Brooke Nevin. Maggie is thrilled when Mitch, her long time crush, moves back to town. When she learns Mitch’s love for Christmas has faded, she tries to bring his holiday spirit back by showing him the magic of Christmas.

    6 a.m. The Little Drummer Boy FREE An orphaned boy who hates humanity encounters the Magi in Bethlehem.

    6:15 a.m. “Bush Christmas” TCM (1947) Chips Rafferty, John Fernside. After thieves steal their father’s racehorse, three Australian children track the culprits through the bush country.

    6:30 a.m. “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” FREE (2012) Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar. With his parents away, an 8-year-old engages in a battle of wits with some thieves.

    7 a.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    7:45 a.m. “Scrooge” TCM (1935) Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    8 a.m. “It’s a Wonderful Life” USA (1946) James Stewart, Donna Reed. Fearing he’s on the brink of ruin on Christmas Eve, a suicidal family man sees life anew thanks to his guardian angel.

    8:35 a.m. “A Dennis the Menace Christmas” FREE (2007) Robert Wagner, Louise Fletcher. A mischievous boy tries to show his neighbor the holiday spirit while hoping Santa Claus grants his wish for a bicycle.

    9 a.m. “A Christmas Melody” HALL (2015) Mariah Carey, Brennan Elliott. A single mother moves back to her hometown with her young daughter. Having a hard time adjusting, the daughter seeks help from her music teacher to write a song for the Christmas variety show.

    10:40 a.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    11 a.m. “Christmas Under Wraps” HALL (2014) Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell. After moving to Alaska, an ambitious doctor starts a new romance and learns that her small town is hiding a holiday secret.

    11:15 a.m. “Holiday Affair” TCM (1949) Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh. A war widow has a 6-year-old son, and two men who want to marry her for Christmas.

    11:45 a.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    1 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    1 p.m. “Christmas in Connecticut” TCM (1945) Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan. The publisher of a women’s magazine has his best columnist play holiday host to a Navy hero.

    2 p.m. Red Boots for Christmas WVCY

    2:30 p.m. Little Shepherd WVCY

    3 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    7 p.m. “Love You Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Bonnie Somerville, Brennan Elliott. A high-powered executive reconsiders her priorities when car trouble leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas.

    8 p.m. “A Husband for Christmas” ION (2016) Vivica A. Fox, Ricco Ross. Sparks fly between a graphic designer and her male counterpart when they agree to a loveless marriage of convenience.

    8 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    8:25 p.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot FREE Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    8:55 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    9 p.m. “12 Gifts of Christmas” HALL (2015) Katrina Law, Aaron O’Connell. Anna is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc. As they work together, Anna helps Marc learn that Christmas giving should be about the importance of the gift, and Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in an unexpected way.

    9:30 p.m. “Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith” WWRS (1979) Blanche Baker, Jeff East. Events move the biblical couple toward Bethlehem and the birth of Jesus.

    11 p.m. “Family for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso. After an offhand wish to a man playing Santa Claus, a woman wakes up to find herself married to her college sweetheart.

    Midnight Grace Family Christmas WVCY

    Midnight “The Christmas Candle” WWRS (2013) Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks. In 19th-century England, a minister’s quest to modernize his village puts him at odds with people who believe that whoever lights the candle that an angel touched will receive a miracle on Christmas Eve.

    12:02 a.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    1 a.m. “Window Wonderland” HALL (2013) Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell. Two department store employees with secrets vie for the coveted window dressing job for the height of the Christmas shopping season. As the competition heats up, the two realize they have more in common than they thought.

    3 a.m. “Fir Crazy” HALL (2013) Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson. A reluctant Christmas-tree seller finds renewed holiday spirit and new romance with a repeat customer, but a mean-spirited executive threatens to shut down her family’s business.

    DEC. 12

    5 a.m. “Snow Bride” HALL (2013) Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi. A tabloid reporter races to find juicy gossip on a prominent political family. She ends up spending the week before Christmas with the family and falls for one of their sons.

    7 a.m. “Christmas Land” HALL (2015) Nikki Deloach, Luke Macfarlane. After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman’s plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer.

    Noon Marantha Symphonic Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble WVCY

    1 p.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    2 p.m. “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” AMC (1987) Steve Martin, John Candy. An advertising exec and a shower-curtain-ring salesman become co-travelers on the way to Thanksgiving in Chicago.

    3 p.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently-fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    4:30 p.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    5 p.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    6 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    7 p.m. The Great Christmas Light Fight ABC

    7 p.m. Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer CW Grandmother disappears on Christmas Eve.

    7 p.m. Follow the Light WVCY

    7 p.m. “Christmas at Cartwright’s” HALL (2014) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. An angel delivers good fortune and the possibility of holiday romance to a struggling single mother who takes a job as a department store Santa Claus.

    8 p.m. Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2016 CW Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight host a countdown of the world’s best holiday commercials.

    8 p.m. A Christmas Carol: The Concert WMVT Classic storytelling and ensemble performances drive a concert adaptation of Charles Dickens’ tale.

    8 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    9:30 p.m Christmas on the Danube WMVT Christmas markets in Vienna, Salzburg, Budapest and Oberdorf.

    11 p.m. “Christmas Cupid” FREE (2010) Christina Milian, Ashley Benson. The ghost of a famous starlet visits a Hollywood publicist to guide her to true love.

    11 p.m. “A Cookie Cutter Christmas” HALL (2014) Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones. Two schoolteachers take their rivalry to a new level while they scramble to win a holiday baking contest and the affections of a handsome single father.

    Midnight Follow the Light WVCY

    1 a.m. “The Nine Lives of Christmas” HALL (2014) Brandon Routh, Kimberly Sustad. As the Christmas holiday draws near, a veterinary student and a stray cat challenge a firefighter’s commitment to life as a bachelor.

    3 a.m. “Finding Christmas” HALL (2013) JT Hodges, Tricia Helfer. Sean trades his New York City apartment for Owen’s cottage in North Carolina. Sean meets Ryan, a single mother, and sparks fly while Owen is charmed by Sean’s sassy assistant, Mia.

    DEC. 13

    5 a.m. ” ‘Tis the Season for Love” HALL (2015) Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny. An out-of-work actress finds romance after returning to her quaint hometown during Christmastime.

    7 a.m. “Best Christmas Party Ever” HALL (2014) Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund. A young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart and move forward with the party plans.

    Noon Follow the Light WVCY

    1 p.m. “Family for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso. After an offhand wish to a man playing Santa Claus, a woman wakes up to find herself married to her college sweetheart.

    2 p.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    3 p.m. “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” HALL (2015) Alicia Witt, George Stults. Holly’s world is turned upside down when her niece’s wish to Santa Claus comes true and she cannot tell a lie. As her career and love life go into disarray, she must learn to judge between the truth and what is right.

    5 p.m. “A Wish for Christmas” HALL (2016) Lacey Chabert, Paul Greene. Sara prefers to be on the sidelines at work until someone steals her big idea for a Christmas initiative. She makes a wish to Santa to gain the courage to stand up for herself, and he gives her 48 hours to discover how to speak her own mind.

    5:30 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    6 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    7 p.m. Jesus: He Lived Among Us WVCY

    7 p.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    8 p.m. Christmas at Belmont WMVS The annual holiday production at Belmont University features carols and seasonal favorites.

    8 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    9 p.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    11 p.m. “Three Days” HALL (2001) Kristin Davis, Reed Diamond. An angel gives a literary agent a second chance with his wife after she suddenly dies before Christmas.

    Midnight Jesus: He Lived Among Us WVCY

    1 a.m. “Northpole: Open for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison. During Christmastime a handyman and an elf persuade a businesswoman to keep the inn that she inherited from her aunt.

    3 a.m. “One Christmas Eve” HALL (2014) Anne Heche, Brian Tee. A series of mishaps disturbs the plans of a recently divorced mom for her two kids on their first Christmas without dad.

    DEC. 14 

    5 a.m. “Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus” HALL (2004) Crystal Bernard, Steve Guttenberg. Santa’s heir woos a widowed advertising executive who wants to use him in the biggest ad campaign of her career.

    7 a.m. Grace Family Christmas WVCY

    7 a.m. “A Royal Christmas” HALL (2014) Lacey Chabert, Stephen Hagan. The queen of Cordinia schemes to break up her royal son’s romance with a seamstress from Philadelphia.

    Noon Jesus: He Lived Among Us WVCY

    1 p.m. “Hitched for the Holidays” HALL (2012) Joey Lawrence, Emily Hampshire. A man and a woman pose as a couple to fool their respective families.

    2 p.m. “Fred Claus” TNT (2007) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. The yuletide season brings headaches for Santa Claus, who bails his ne’er-do-well brother Fred out of trouble and puts him to work in his factory.

    3 p.m. “A Bride for Christmas” HALL (2012) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Aiden bets his friends that he can convince a woman to marry him by Christmas, and he sets his sights on Jessie, a young woman who has sworn off serious relationships.

    4 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    5 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” FX (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    5 p.m. “Christmas Incorporated” HALL (2015) Shenae Grimes-Beech, Steve Lund. Riley lands an assistant position with a headstrong socialite who is being forced to play Scrooge and close one of his factories just weeks before Christmas. Riley slowly convinces him to visit the town and hatches a plan to keep the factory afloat.

    6 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    7 p.m. A Pentatonix Christmas Special NBC Pentatonix performs holiday favorites with special guests.

    7 p.m. Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time CW Friends join host Dean Cain as he counts down holiday films.

    7 p.m. The First Christmas Tree WVCY

    7 p.m. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas TNT Boris Karloff narrates an animated tale about a curmudgeon and merry Whoville.

    7 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    7 p.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    7:30 p.m. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas TNT Boris Karloff narrates an animated tale about a curmudgeon and merry Whoville.

    8 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    8 p.m. “Fred Claus” TNT (2007) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. The yuletide season brings headaches for Santa Claus, who bails his ne’er-do-well brother Fred out of trouble and puts him to work in his factory.

    9 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    9 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    9 p.m. “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” USA (2013) Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy. Madea accompanies her niece to the country for a surprise holiday visit with the niece’s daughter, but what they find when they arrive prompts Madea to dish out her own brand of Christmas spirit.

    10:30 p.m. “Fred Claus” TNT (2007) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. The yuletide season brings headaches for Santa Claus, who bails his ne’er-do-well brother Fred out of trouble and puts him to work in his factory.

    11 p.m. “Santa Baby” FREE (2006) Jenny McCarthy, George Wendt. A business executive returns to the North Pole to help her father, Santa Claus, prepare for Christmas.

    11 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” FX (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    11 p.m. “A Perfect Christmas” HALL (2016) Susie Abromeit, Dillon Casey. Newlyweds Steve and Cynthia have a few secrets to keep as their families come for the holidays: he’s just been laid off, and she’s pregnant.

    11:30 p.m. Christmas Facts vs. Fables WVCY

    Midnight The First Christmas Tree WVCY

    1 a.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    3 a.m. “Catch a Christmas Star” HALL (2013) Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Byers. A widower reconnects with his high school sweetheart, one of the country’s biggest pop stars, with help from his two children.

    DEC. 15 

    5 a.m. “Meet the Santas” HALL (2005) Steve Guttenberg, Crystal Bernard. A man, his fiancée and her mother plan a wedding for Christmas Eve.

    6:30 a.m. “Holiday Joy” FREE (2016) Bailee Madison, French Stewart. A shy high school student makes a Christmas wish for the perfect family, but when it comes true it isn’t as perfect as she thought it would be.

    7 a.m. “Moonlight and Mistletoe” HALL (2008) Candace Cameron Bure, Tom Arnold. Nick and his daughter Holly fight a real-estate developer to keep their Christmas theme park open.

    Noon The First Christmas Tree WVCY

    1 p.m. “Window Wonderland” HALL (2013) Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell. Two department store employees with secrets vie for the coveted window dressing job for the height of the Christmas shopping season. As the competition heats up, the two realize they have more in common than they thought.

    2 p.m. “A Dennis the Menace Christmas” FREE (2007) Robert Wagner, Louise Fletcher. A mischievous boy tries to show his neighbor the holiday spirit while hoping Santa Claus grants his wish for a bicycle.

    3 p.m. “12 Gifts of Christmas” HALL (2015) Katrina Law, Aaron O’Connell. Anna is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc. As they work together, Anna helps Marc learn that Christmas giving should be about the importance of the gift, and Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in an unexpected way.

    4 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    6 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    7 p.m. Disney Prep & Landing ABC An elite unit of elves ensures homes are prepared for Santa Claus.

    7 p.m. iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2016 CW Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, The Chainsmokers, Meghan Trainor and Fifth Harmonyperform.

    7 p.m. “Four Christmases” AMC (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    7 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    7:30 p.m. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice ABC Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology.

    8 p.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” FREE (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    9 p.m. Maranthan Baptist Choir & Orchestra Christmas Rally WVCY

    9 p.m. “Four Christmases” AMC (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    9 p.m. “The Mistletoe Promise” HALL (2016) Jaime King, Luke MacFarlane. Two strangers with a disdain for Christmas make a holiday pact to pretend to be a couple to ease their holiday complications. As they spend more time together, the phony couple begin to experience the magic of Christmas.

    9 p.m. “Christmas in Connecticut” TCM (1945) Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan. The publisher of a women’s magazine has his best columnist play holiday host to a Navy hero.

    11 p.m. “Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe” FREE (2009) Jenny McCarthy, Paul Sorvino. When Santa Claus decides to retire, his daughter must choose between taking over the reindeer reins or continuing with her fast-paced life in the outside world.

    11 p.m. “Let It Snow” HALL (2013) Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch. An executive examines her company’s new property and prepares a presentation to transform the rustic lodge into a new hot spot. She tries to ignore the lodge’s festive celebrations during her stay, but an unexpected romance changes her heart.

    1 a.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    1 a.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    1:30 a.m. “Prancer” AMC (1989) Sam Elliott, Rebecca Harrell. A widower’s daughter finds a wounded reindeer that she is sure must be from Santa’s sleigh.

    3 a.m. “Northpole” HALL (2014) Tiffani Thiessen, Max Charles. When the power supply to Santa’s city is threatened by a lack of holiday spirit, a youngster tries to help his busy mother rediscover the joys of the holiday season.

    DEC. 16

    5 a.m. “A Princess for Christmas” HALL (2011) Katie McGrath, Roger Moore. A woman escorts her niece and nephew to spend the holidays with their grandfather, an English duke.

    6 a.m. “A Dennis the Menace Christmas” FREE (2007) Robert Wagner, Louise Fletcher. A mischievous boy tries to show his neighbor the holiday spirit while hoping Santa Claus grants his wish for a bicycle.

    7 a.m. Maranthan Baptist Choir & Orchestra Christmas Rally WVCY

    7 a.m. “The Christmas Parade” HALL (2014) AnnaLynne McCord, Jefferson Brown. A humiliated TV personality flees to a small town, where she becomes involved in a budding artist’s battle to save a community arts center.

    7:30 a.m. WMVS “Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas” (2009) Voices of Elizabeth Daily, Frank Welker. The inquisitive monkey makes preparations for a perfect Christmas.

    8:10 a.m. “Jack Frost” FREE (1998) Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston. A man who died on Christmas Eve returns to his wife and son one year later in the form of a snowman.

    10 a.m. Christmas Facts vs. Fables WVCY

    10:15 a.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” FREE (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    12:20 p.m. “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups” FREE (2012) Cheryl Ladd, Kaitlyn Maher. Mischievous puppies stow away on Mrs. Claus’ sleigh to visit the children of Pineville, then must help save Christmas from disappearing.

    1:30 p.m. “Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas” WMVS (2009) Voices of Elizabeth Daily, Frank Welker. The inquisitive monkey makes preparations for a perfect Christmas.

    2:25 p.m. “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” FREE (2012) Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar. With his parents away, an 8-year-old engages in a battle of wits with some thieves.

    3 p.m. “Christmas Under Wraps” HALL (2014) Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell. After moving to Alaska, an ambitious doctor starts a new romance and learns that her small town is hiding a holiday secret.

    4:30 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” FREE (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad. A crazed postal carrier, a tough police officer and a shady Santa impede a workaholic seeking a coveted toy for his son.

    5 p.m. “The Nine Lives of Christmas” HALL (2014) Brandon Routh, Kimberly Sustad. As the Christmas holiday draws near, a veterinary student and a stray cat challenge a firefighter’s commitment to life as a bachelor.

    6:35 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    7 p.m. The 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade CW The event features character balloons, celebrity-filled cars and live musical performances.

    7 p.m. Quiet Time Christmas / Carols of Christmas WVCY

    7 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    7 p.m. “Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!” DISN (2011) Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker. Chaos strikes when a woman and her daughter get separated from their family during the holidays.

    7 p.m. “Love You Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Bonnie Somerville, Brennan Elliott. A high-powered executive reconsiders her priorities when car trouble leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas.

    7 p.m. “Heaven Sent” LIFE (2016) Christian Kane, Marley Shelton. An 8-year-old runaway angel takes it upon herself to rekindle the love between a couple who are on the verge of a divorce.

    7 p.m. “It’s a Wonderful Life” USA (1946) James Stewart, Donna Reed. Fearing he’s on the brink of ruin on Christmas Eve, a suicidal family man sees life anew thanks to his guardian angel.

    8 p.m. Red Boots for Christmas WVCY

    8:30 p.m. Little Shepherd WVCY

    8:45 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    9 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    9 p.m. “Ice Sculpture Christmas” HALL (2015) Rachel Boston, Brenda Strong. An aspiring chef finds romance during Christmastime while preparing for an ice-sculpting competition.

    9:30 p.m. “A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas” FX (2011) John Cho, Kal Penn. Six years after their last adventure, the infamous stoners reunite on Christmas Eve to find a replacement tree for the one Harold sent up in smoke.

    10:55 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” FREE (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey, Robin Wright Penn. Animated. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge must face uncomfortable truths when three Christmas spirits take him on a journey through his past, present and future.

    11 p.m. “A Christmas Melody” HALL (2015) Mariah Carey, Brennan Elliott. A single mother moves back to her hometown with her young daughter. Having a hard time adjusting, the daughter seeks help from her music teacher to write a song for the Christmas variety show.

    11:02 p.m. “Heaven Sent” LIFE (2016) Christian Kane, Marley Shelton. An 8-year-old runaway angel takes it upon herself to rekindle the love between a couple who are on the verge of a divorce.

    Midnight Quiet Time Christmas / Carols of Christmas WVCY

    1 a.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    3 a.m. “Christmas at Cartwright’s” HALL (2014) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. An angel delivers good fortune and the possibility of holiday romance to a struggling single mother who takes a job as a department store Santa Claus.

    DEC. 17 

    5 a.m. “A Boyfriend for Christmas” HALL (2004) Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon. A strangely familiar man may be the answer to a 33-year-old woman’s long-ago holiday wish for true love.

    6 a.m. Rudolph’s Shiny New Year FREE The red-nosed reindeer sets out in a midnight fog to find Happy, the New Year baby.

    7 a.m. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey FREE An orphan donkey leads Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem.

    7 a.m. “Hats Off to Christmas!” HALL (2013) Haylie Duff, Antonio Cupo. Mia, the manager of a small town’s Christmas shop, has to train Nick, the owner’s son, for a position she coveted. Mia does not like Nick’s unreliable ways until he helps convince her disabled son to continue physical therapy so he can walk again.

    7:30 a.m. “Jingle All the Way” FREE (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad. A crazed postal carrier, a tough police officer and a shady Santa impede a workaholic seeking a coveted toy for his son.

    9 a.m. “Matchmaker Santa” HALL (2012) Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson. Stranded during the holidays, a young baker discovers the magic of Christmas and love.

    10 a.m. Xmas Without China WMVT A man who moved from China to California as a child challenges his neighbors to make it through the holiday season without any Chinese products.

    10 a.m. Extreme Christmas Trees TLC Christmas trees capture the joy of the holiday.

    11 a.m. Christmas at Bobby’s FOOD It’s Christmas at Bobby Flay’s house and he invites friends over for some holiday festivities.

    11 a.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    Noon “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    1 p.m. “Love You Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Bonnie Somerville, Brennan Elliott. A high-powered executive reconsiders her priorities when car trouble leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas.

    1 p.m. “Christmas Miracle” WWRS (2012) Dan Payne, David Nykl. Several strangers have to seek refuge in an abandoned church during a major snowstorm. As the night passes, the strangers rely on one another to make it through the difficult experience.

    1:30 p.m. Alsatian Christmas Table With Chef Hubert Keller WMVS

    1:35 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    2 p.m. “A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas” FX (2011) John Cho, Kal Penn. Six years after their last adventure, the infamous stoners reunite on Christmas Eve to find a replacement tree for the one Harold sent up in smoke.

    2:30 p.m. SONICFLOOd: When Love First Cried WWRS The band performs in a Christmas concert.

    3 p.m. 2016 Holiday River Parade WCGV Holiday-themed floats glide through the 3-mile-long Paseo del Rio; 1.8 million Christmas lights.

    3 p.m. San Juan Children’s Choir Presents: Siempre Navidad EWTN The joyful spirit of the holidays in Puerto Rico.

    3 p.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    3 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    3:40 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    4 p.m. “A Perfect Christmas List” WCGV (2014) Ellen Hollman, Marion Ross. A woman concocts a Christmastime scheme to repair the damaged relationship between her daughter and granddaughter.

    4:30 p.m. “Santa Claus: The Movie” AMC (1985) Dudley Moore, David Huddleston. Santa and an elf foil a New York toy manufacturer’s scheme to get rich off Christmas.

    5 p.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    5:30 p.m. Maranthan Baptist Choir & Orchestra Christmas Rally WVCY

    5:50 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    7 p.m. I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown! ABC ReRun turns to Snoopy and Spike for holiday cheer.

    7 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” AMC (1984) George C. Scott, Angela Pleasence. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    7 p.m. “My Christmas Love” HALL (2016) Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo. A hopeless romantic begins receiving the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” from an anonymous suitor.

    9 p.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    9:30 p.m. “White Christmas” AMC (1954) Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye. Former Army buddies put on a show with a sister act to save their general’s hotel in Vermont.

    10 p.m. In Concert: The Kings Singers-Christmas EWTN These are featured songs that evoke the birth of the Jesus Christ.

    10 p.m. “The Christmas Candle” WWRS (2013) Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks. In 19th-century England, a minister’s quest to modernize his village puts him at odds with people who believe that whoever lights the candle that an angel touched will receive a miracle on Christmas Eve.

    11 p.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently-fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    12:15 a.m. “The Bishop’s Wife” AMC (1947) Cary Grant, Loretta Young. A suave angel saves a woman and her Episcopal husband from spiritual doubt and marital woe.

    1 a.m. “Christmas Land” HALL (2015) Nikki Deloach, Luke Macfarlane. After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman’s plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer.

    2 a.m. Heirloom Meals Christmas WMVT Making tamales on Christmas Eve; Christmas goose; sweet potato cake; holiday-themed lollipops.

    3 a.m. The First Silent Night WMVS Origins of the traditional Christmas carol “Silent Night.”

    3 a.m. “Best Christmas Party Ever” HALL (2014) Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund. A young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart and move forward with the party plans.

    3 a.m. “A Christmas Wish” WWRS (2011) Kristy Swanson, Tess Harper. The owner of a diner helps a homeless woman and her children during the holidays.

    DEC. 18

    5 a.m. “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” AMC (1987) Steve Martin, John Candy. An ad exec and a shower-curtain-ring salesman become co-travelers on the way to Thanksgiving in Chicago.

    5 a.m. “Northpole: Open for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison. During Christmastime a handyman and an elf persuade a businesswoman to keep the inn that she inherited from her aunt.

    6:30 a.m. “The Great Rupert” TCM (1950) Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore. A has-been acrobat and his daughter find a squirrel’s stash of cash in their home.

    7 a.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    8 a.m. All-Star Holiday FOOD Tips and secrets for whipping up holiday classics, including oysters Rockefeller and Christmas ham.

    8 a.m. “A Christmas Carol” TCM (1938) Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    8:30 a.m. “Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish” FREE (1998) David Gallagher, Martin Mull. Richie makes a wish and ends up in an alternate universe where his mean cousin Reggie is in charge and wants to cancel Christmas.

    9 a.m. The Church and the Poor: Caribbean Christmas EWTN A celebration of the Birth of Christ with joyous melodies and presentations with a Caribbean Spirit.

    9 a.m. Christmas at Tiffani’s FOOD Tiffani and her husband host a party for friends, serving turkey, dressing and potatoes au gratin.

    9 a.m. “Ice Sculpture Christmas” HALL (2015) Rachel Boston, Brenda Strong. An aspiring chef finds romance during Christmastime while preparing for an ice-sculpting competition.

    9:15 a.m. “All Mine to Give” TCM (1957) Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell. An orphan raised by Scottish pioneers in Wisconsin seeks homes for his five younger siblings on Christmas.

    9:30 a.m. “Santa Claus: The Movie” AMC (1985) Dudley Moore, David Huddleston. Santa and an elf foil a New York toy manufacturer’s scheme to get rich off Christmas.

    11 a.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    11 a.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    Noon “A Christmas Carol” AMC (1984) George C. Scott, Angela Pleasence. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    1 p.m. “My Christmas Love” HALL (2016) Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo. A hopeless romantic begins receiving the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” from an anonymous suitor.

    2 p.m. Holiday Movie Skating Spectacular: Where Did They Film That? The Holiday Music Journey ABC Celebrating holiday movies and soundtracks with Brian Boitano, Kimmie Meissner and Caryn Kadavy.

    2 p.m. “A Christmas Wedding Date” WVTV (2012) Marla Sokoloff, Catherine Hicks. Fired from her job, a woman returns home to see her mother and attend a Christmas Eve wedding.

    2 p.m. The Ride WVCY

    2:30 p.m. Bethlehem: Beyond the Christmas Story WVCY

    3 p.m. A Time to Remember EWTN A young boy with a golden voice bears witness to the Christmas miracle through his personal trials, starring Donald O’Connor.

    3 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    3:10 p.m. Disney Prep & Landing FREE An elite unit of elves ensures homes are prepared for Santa Claus.

    3:40 p.m. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice FREE Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology.

    4:10 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    5 p.m. “Four Christmases” AMC (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    5 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    5:30 p.m. EWTN’s Vatican Report: Christmas Special EWTN A visit to Rome at Christmas; preparations at St. Peter’s.

    6 p.m. “Black Nativity” (2013) BET Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett. A street-wise teen discovers the value of faith, healing and family after he goes to New York to spend Christmas with his estranged relatives.

    7 p.m. “Sleigh Bells Ring” HALL (2016) Erin Cahill, David Alpay. A busy single mother begins organizing her city’s Christmas parade. While prop hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh that seems to have a mind of its own, and it begins nudging her back to an old flame.

    7 p.m. “Scrooge” (1970) TCM Albert Finney, Alec Guinness. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    7:30 p.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot DISN Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    8:50 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    9 p.m. “A Perfect Christmas List” WCGV (2014) Ellen Hollman, Marion Ross. A woman concocts a Christmastime scheme to repair the damaged relationship between her daughter and granddaughter.

    9 a.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    11 p.m. “A Royal Christmas” HALL (2014) Lacey Chabert, Stephen Hagan. The queen of Cordinia schemes to break up her royal son’s romance with a seamstress from Philadelphia.

    Midnight Moody Church Christmas Festival WVCY

    Midnight “Four Christmases” AMC (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    1 a.m. “Merry Matrimony” HALL (2015) Jessica Lowndes, Christopher Russell. After landing her dream job, a woman must work with her ex-boyfriend to organize a wedding for a fashion magazine.

    1 a.m. Christmas With Donnie McClurkin WWRS

    3 a.m. “Just in Time for Christmas” HALL (2015) Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David. A young psychology professor has to choose between marrying her longtime beau or accepting a once-in-a-lifetime job. To help her make a decision, a magical messenger lets her see both possible futures so she’ll be able to make the right decision.

    DEC. 19

    5 a.m. “Baby’s First Christmas” HALL (2012) Casper Van Dien, Rachel Wilson. Feuding colleagues try to get along to help their respective siblings, a couple expecting a baby.

    6 a.m. “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” FREE (1999) Voices of Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor. Animated. Mickey and his friends tell three stories including “A Very Goofy Christmas” and “Mickey and Minnie’s Gift of the Magi.”

    7 a.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    7:30 a.m. “A Dennis the Menace Christmas” FREE (2007) Robert Wagner, Louise Fletcher. A mischievous boy tries to show his neighbor the holiday spirit while hoping Santa Claus grants his wish for a bicycle.

    9 a.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot DISN Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    9:30 a.m. “Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish” FREE (1998) David Gallagher, Martin Mull. Richie makes a wish and ends up in an alternate universe where his mean cousin Reggie is in charge and wants to cancel Christmas.

    Noon Quiet Time Christmas / Carols of Christmas WVCY

    Noon The Fowler Sisters: Christmas Gift EWTN The singers perform holiday music; songs include “O Holy Night.”

    1 p.m. “Best Christmas Party Ever” HALL (2014) Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund. A young party planner arranges a special Christmas party for a New York toy store. When a powerful corporation threatens to shut her down, she decides to follow her heart and move forward with the party plans.

    1:40 p.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” FREE (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    3 p.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    3:45 p.m. “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups” FREE (2012) Cheryl Ladd, Kaitlyn Maher. Mischievous puppies stow away on Mrs. Claus’ sleigh to visit the children of Pineville, then must help save Christmas from disappearing.

    4 p.m. The Church and the Poor: Caribbean Christmas EWTN A celebration of the Birth of Christ with joyous melodies and presentations with a Caribbean Spirit.

    4 p.m. “The Christmas Candle” WWRS (2013) Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks. In 19th-century England, a minister’s quest to modernize his village puts him at odds with people who believe that whoever lights the candle that an angel touched will receive a miracle on Christmas Eve.

    5 p.m. “The Christmas Parade” HALL (2014) AnnaLynne McCord, Jefferson Brown. A humiliated TV personality flees to a small town, where she becomes involved in a budding artist’s battle to save a community arts center.

    5 p.m. “Surviving Christmas” TNT (2004) Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini. A lonely man returns to his childhood home and celebrates the holiday with the strangers who live there.

    5:30 p.m. Letters to Santa WMVS

    5:50 p.m. Movie “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    6:30 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” DISN (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    7 p.m. The Great Christmas Light Fight ABC

    7 p.m. A Musical Journey of Christmas WVCY

    7 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    7 p.m. “12 Gifts of Christmas” HALL (2015) Katrina Law, Aaron O’Connell. Anna is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc. As they work together, Anna helps Marc learn that Christmas giving should be about the importance of the gift, and Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in an unexpected way.

    7 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” TNT (1999) Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant. Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge receives visits from three Christmas spirits who show him his past, present and future.

    7:55 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    8 p.m. Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis WMVS The annual concert features Broadway performer Laura Osnes and British actor Martin Jarvis.

    9 p.m. “A Perfect Christmas” HALL (2016) Susie Abromeit, Dillon Casey. Newlyweds Steve and Cynthia have a few secrets to keep as their families come for the holidays: He’s just been laid off, and she’s pregnant.

    9 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” TNT (1999) Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant. Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge receives visits from three Christmas spirits who show him his past, present and future.

    9 p.m. “A Christmas Snow” WWRS (2010) Catherine Mary Stewart, Muse Watson. Stuck inside her home during a blizzard, a bitter restaurateur learns about the true meaning of Christmas with the help of an old man and a youngster.

    11 p.m. “A Wish for Christmas” HALL (2016) Lacey Chabert, Paul Greene. Sara prefers to be on the sidelines at work until someone steals her big idea for a Christmas initiative. She makes a wish to Santa to gain the courage to stand up for herself, and he gives her 48 hours to discover how to speak her own mind.

    Midnight A Musical Journey of Christmas WVCY

    1 a.m. “Annie Claus Is Coming to Town” HALL (2011) Maria Thayer, Vivica A. Fox. When Santa’s daughter starts falling in love with the owner of a toy store, his head elf fears he will lose out on becoming the next Santa, so he hires an actor to woo her away.

    3 a.m. “Window Wonderland” HALL (2013) Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell. Two department store employees with secrets vie for the coveted window dressing job for the height of the Christmas shopping season. As the competition heats up, the two realize they have more in common than they thought.

    3:55 a.m. “Christmas Ranch” SHOW (2016) Francine Locke, Ken Arnold. When a rebellious teenager is sent to her grandmother’s horse ranch for the Christmas holiday, she forms a bond with one of her grandmother’s ponies and becomes determined to help her save the ranch from foreclosure.

    DEC. 20

    5 a.m. “The Nine Lives of Christmas” HALL (2014) Brandon Routh, Kimberly Sustad. As the Christmas holiday draws near, a veterinary student and a stray cat challenge a firefighter’s commitment to life as a bachelor.

    5 a.m. “Unaccompanied Minors” HBO (2006) Dyllan Christopher, Tyler James Williams. After a Christmas Eve blizzard shuts down the airport, stranded youths create holiday pandemonium for an uptight airport official and his assistant.

    6 a.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” FREE (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    8 a.m. “All I Want for Christmas” AMC (1991) Ethan Randall, Thora Birch. A boy and his little sister cook up a holiday scheme to get their divorced parents back together.

    8:10 a.m. “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups” FREE (2012) Cheryl Ladd, Kaitlyn Maher. Mischievous puppies stow away on Mrs. Claus’ sleigh to visit the children of Pineville, then must help save Christmas from disappearing.

    9:30 a.m. “Arthur Christmas” DISN (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    Noon A Musical Journey of Christmas WVCY

    12:25 p.m. “The Holiday” FREE (2006) Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet. Two women, one from America and one from England, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends.

    12:30 p.m. The Word Is Born: Christmas With the Louisville Chorus EWTN The Louisville Chorus celebrates the sounds of the holiday season from St. Martin of Tours Church.

    1 p.m. Catholic University of America’s Christmas Concert EWTN Annual Christmas concert from Washington, D.C.

    1 p.m. “One Starry Christmas” HALL (2014) Sarah Carter, Damon Runyan. Sparks fly between a woman and her bus companion after her boyfriend leaves her alone during Christmastime.

    3 p.m. “Christmas Incorporated” HALL (2015) Shenae Grimes-Beech, Steve Lund. Riley lands an assistant position with a headstrong socialite who is being forced to play Scrooge and close one of his factories just weeks before Christmas. Riley slowly convinces him to visit the town and hatches a plan to keep the factory afloat.

    3:30 p.m. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town FREE A mail carrier (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains Santa. Animated.

    4:35 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    5 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    5 p.m. “My Christmas Love” HALL (2016) Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo. A hopeless romantic begins receiving the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” from an anonymous suitor.

    5:30 p.m. Letters to Santa WMVS

    5:30 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    5:40 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    7 p.m. Michael Bublé Special NBC

    7 p.m. Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas FOX Sid, Crash, Eddie and Peaches head to the North Pole to make sure they are not on the naughty list.

    7 p.m. The Greatest Gift of All WVCY

    7 p.m. “Four Christmases” AMC (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    7 p.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    7:50 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    8 p.m. Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2016 CW Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight host a countdown of the world’s best holiday commercials.

    9 p.m. The Night Before Christmas Carol WMVT David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens.

    9 p.m. “Merry Matrimony” HALL (2015) Jessica Lowndes, Christopher Russell. After landing her dream job, a woman must work with her ex-boyfriend to organize a wedding for a fashion magazine.

    11 p.m. “Holidaze” (2013) FREE Jennie Garth, Cameron Mathison. A corporate workaholic wakes up in an alternate universe, married to her childhood sweetheart.

    11 p.m.”A Princess for Christmas” HALL (2011) Katie McGrath, Roger Moore. A woman escorts her niece and nephew to spend the holidays with their grandfather, an English duke.

    Midnight The Greatest Gift of All WVCY

    1 a.m. “A Boyfriend for Christmas” HALL (2004) Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon. A strangely familiar man may be the answer to a 33-year-old woman’s long-ago holiday wish for true love.

    3 a.m. “Naughty or Nice” HALL (2012) Hilarie Burton, Gabriel Tigerman. Krissy Kringle receives Santa’s naughty or nice book by accident and starts exposing the naughty deeds of people around her.

    DEC. 21

    5 a.m. Holiday Handbells: The Raleigh Ringers WMVT The community handbell choir based in Raleigh, N.C., performs holiday song selections.

    5 a.m. “Just in Time for Christmas” HALL (2015) Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David. A young psychology professor has to choose between marrying her longtime beau or accepting a once-in-a-lifetime job. To help her make a decision, a magical messenger lets her see both possible futures so she’ll be able to make the right decision.

    7 a.m. Moody Church Christmas Festival WVCY 

    8 a.m. Cousins in Christ Family Christmas EWTN Christmas songs.

    8 a.m. “Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws” FREE (2009) George Wendt, Christopher Lloyd. Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha, and Mudbud help Puppy Paws, the feisty son of Santa Paws, to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

    11 a.m. Christmas at Bobby’s FOOD It’s Christmas at Bobby Flay’s house and he invites friends over for some holiday festivities.

    Noon The Greatest Gift of All WVCY

    12:10 p.m. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town FREE A mail carrier (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains Santa. Animated.

    1 p.m. “The Mistletoe Promise” HALL (2016) Jaime King, Luke MacFarlane. Two strangers with a disdain for Christmas make a holiday pact to pretend to be a couple to ease their holiday complications. As they spend more time together, the phony couple begin to experience the magic of Christmas.

    1:10 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    2:15 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    3 p.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    3:30 p.m. The First Christmas EWTN Christopher Plummer narrates the story of the birth of Jesus; animated.

    4:20 p.m. Disney Prep & Landing FREE An elite unit of elves ensures homes are prepared for Santa Claus.

    4:50 p.m. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice FREE Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology.

    5 p.m. Movie “Four Christmases” AMC (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    5 p.m. “Love You Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Bonnie Somerville, Brennan Elliott. A high-powered executive reconsiders her priorities when car trouble leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas.

    5:20 p.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot FREE Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    5:30 p.m. Letters to Santa WMVS

    5:50 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    7 p.m. Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas NBC Buddy goes to New York to meet the father he never knew he had.

    7 p.m. Handel’s Messiah WVCY

    7 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” AMC (1984) George C. Scott, Angela Pleasence. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    7 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    7:55 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    9 p.m. “Sleigh Bells Ring” HALL (2016) Erin Cahill, David Alpay. A busy single mother begins organizing her city’s Christmas parade. While prop hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh that seems to have a mind of its own, and it begins nudging her back to an old flame.

    9:30 p.m. “Santa Claus: The Movie” AMC (1985) Dudley Moore, David Huddleston. Santa and an elf foil a New York toy manufacturer’s scheme to get rich off Christmas.

    11 p.m. “The Mistle-Tones” FREE (2012) Tori Spelling, Tia Mowry. A talented singer forms a musical group and challenges her rivals to a competition on Christmas Eve.

    11 p.m. “Help for the Holidays” HALL (2012) Summer Glau, Eva La Rue. Santa’s elf leaves the North Pole to help a family during Christmastime.

    11:30 p.m. Messiah in the Feast of Dedication WVCY

    Midnight Handel’s Messiah WVCY

    Midnight “The Bishop’s Wife” AMC (1947) Cary Grant, Loretta Young. A suave angel saves a woman and her Episcopal husband from spiritual doubt and marital woe.

    1 a.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    3 a.m. “The Santa Suit” HALL (2010) Kevin Sorbo, Jodie Dowdall. A corporate bigwig learns valuable lessons when Santa Claus transforms him into his look-alike.

    DEC. 22

    5 a.m. The First Silent Night WMVT Origins of the traditional Christmas carol “Silent Night.”

    5 a.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    5:30 a.m. The Word Is Born: Christmas With the Louisville Chorus EWTN The Louisville Chorus celebrates the sounds of the holiday season from St. Martin of Tours Church.

    7 a.m. “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” HALL (2008) Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns. A snowbound stranger brightens the holidays for a retired police officer and his niece.

    8:45 a.m. “The Bishop’s Wife” AMC (1947) Cary Grant, Loretta Young. A suave angel saves a woman and her Episcopal husband from spiritual doubt and marital woe.

    10 a.m. Messiah in the Feast of Dedication WVCY

    10:30 a.m. The Little Drummer Boy FREE An orphaned boy who hates humanity encounters the Magi in Bethlehem.

    10:35 a.m. “Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws” DISN (2009) George Wendt, Christopher Lloyd. Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha, and Mudbud help Puppy Paws, the feisty son of Santa Paws, to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

    11 a.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    11:15 a.m. “White Christmas” AMC (1954) Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye. Former Army buddies put on a show with a sister act to save their general’s hotel in Vermont.

    Noon Handel’s Messiah WVCY

    1 p.m. “Hitched for the Holidays” HALL (2012) Joey Lawrence, Emily Hampshire. A man and a woman pose as a couple to fool their respective families.

    1:05 p.m. “Jack Frost” FREE (1998) Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston. A man who died on Christmas Eve returns to his wife and son one year later in the form of a snowman.

    2 p.m. “Santa Claus: The Movie” AMC (1985) Dudley Moore, David Huddleston. Santa and an elf foil a New York toy manufacturer’s scheme to get rich off Christmas.

    3 p.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    3:10 p.m.Frosty’s Winter Wonderland FREE Andy Griffith tells of the magic snowman’s wedding.

    3:30 p.m. Michael the Visitor EWTN A claymation version of Leo Tolstoy’s “Truths We Live By.”

    3:40 p.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot FREE Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    4:10 p.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    4:30 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” AMC (1984) George C. Scott, Angela Pleasence. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    5 p.m. “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas” HALL (2015) Robin Dunne, Brooke Nevin. Maggie is thrilled when Mitch, her long time crush, moves back to town. When she learns Mitch’s love for Christmas has faded, she tries to bring his holiday spirit back by showing him the magic of Christmas.

    5:30 p.m. Letters to Santa WMVS

    5:45 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    6:30 p.m. “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” DISN (2012) Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar. With his parents away, an 8-year-old engages in a battle of wits with some thieves.

    7 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    7 p.m. “My Christmas Love” HALL (2016) Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo. A hopeless romantic begins receiving the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” from an anonymous suitor.

    7 p.m. “Holiday Affair” TCM (1949) Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh. A war widow has a 6-year-old son, and two men who want to marry her for Christmas.

    7:55 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” FREE (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad. A crazed postal carrier, a tough police officer and a shady Santa impede a workaholic seeking a coveted toy for his son.

    8:45 p.m. “Remember the Night” TCM (1940) Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray. Love blooms between a sympathetic attorney and the comely shoplifter he has taken home for the Christmas holiday.

    9 p.m. Pacific Garden Mission Choir WVCY

    9 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    9 p.m. “The Christmas Candle” WWRS (2013) Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks. In 19th-century England, a minister’s quest to modernize his village puts him at odds with people who believe that whoever lights the candle that an angel touched will receive a miracle on Christmas Eve.

    10:30 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” TCM (1951) Alastair Sim, Kathleen Harrison. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    11 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” FREE (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey, Robin Wright Penn. Animated. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge must face uncomfortable truths when three Christmas spirits take him on a journey through his past, present and future.

    11 p.m. “Christmas Incorporated” HALL (2015) Shenae Grimes-Beech, Steve Lund. Riley lands an assistant position with a headstrong socialite who is being forced to play Scrooge and close one of his factories just weeks before Christmas. Riley slowly convinces him to visit the town and hatches a plan to keep the factory afloat.

    12:15 a.m. “Babes in Toyland” TCM (1934) Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy. Stan and Ollie rescue Bo-Peep, Tom-Tom and other Mother Goose characters from Toyland miser Barnaby.

    1 a.m. “Snow Bride” HALL (2013) Katrina Law, Jordan Belfi. A tabloid reporter races to find juicy gossip on a prominent political family. She ends up spending the week before Christmas with the family and falls for one of their sons.

    1 a.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    1:30 a.m. Cousins in Christ Family Christmas EWTN Christmas songs.

    3 a.m. “Fir Crazy” HALL (2013) Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson. A reluctant Christmas-tree seller finds renewed holiday spirit and new romance with a repeat customer, but a mean-spirited executive threatens to shut down her family’s business.

    3:30 a.m. The Fowler Sisters: Christmas Gift EWTN The singers perform holiday music; songs include “O Holy Night.”

    4 a.m. Christmas at Belmont WMVT The annual holiday production at Belmont University features carols and seasonal favorites.

    4:30 a.m. “Christmas Ranch” SHOW (2016) Francine Locke, Ken Arnold. When a rebellious teenager is sent to her grandmother’s horse ranch for the Christmas holiday, she forms a bond with one of her grandmother’s ponies and becomes determined to help her save the ranch from foreclosure.

    DEC. 23  

    5 a.m. “Hats Off to Christmas!” HALL (2013) Haylie Duff, Antonio Cupo. Mia, the manager of a small town’s Christmas shop, has to train Nick, the owner’s son, for a position she coveted. Mia does not like Nick’s unreliable ways until he helps convince her disabled son to continue physical therapy so he can walk again.

    5 a.m.  The Secret Santa TLC A mystery figure associated with Christmas miracles crosses the country.

    6 a.m. Frosty’s Winter Wonderland FREE Andy Griffith tells of the magic snowman’s wedding.

    6 a.m. “The Nativity Story” HBO (2006) Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac. King Herod’s obsession with an ancient prophecy threatens Mary and Joseph as they await the birth of Jesus.

    6:30 a.m. “Jack Frost” FREE (1998) Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston. A man who died on Christmas Eve returns to his wife and son one year later in the form of a snowman.

    7 a.m. Pacific Garden Mission Choir WVCY

    7 a.m. “Let It Snow” HALL (2013) Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch. An executive examines her company’s new property and prepares a presentation to transform the rustic lodge into a new hot spot. She tries to ignore the lodge’s festive celebrations during her stay, but an unexpected romance changes her heart.

    9 a.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” DISN (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    9 a.m. All-Star Holiday FOOD Tips and secrets for whipping up holiday classics, including oysters Rockefeller and Christmas ham.

    10 a.m. “Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish” FREE (1998) David Gallagher, Martin Mull. Richie makes a wish and ends up in an alternate universe where his mean cousin Reggie is in charge and wants to cancel Christmas.

    10:45 a.m. “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups” DISN (2012) Cheryl Ladd, Kaitlyn Maher. Mischievous puppies stow away on Mrs. Claus’ sleigh to visit the children of Pineville, then must help save Christmas from disappearing.

    Noon “Jingle All the Way” FREE (1996) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad. A crazed postal carrier, a tough police officer and a shady Santa impede a workaholic seeking a coveted toy for his son.

    1 p.m. San Juan Children’s Choir Presents: Siempre Navidad EWTN The joyful spirit of the holidays in Puerto Rico.

    1 p.m. “Merry Matrimony” HALL (2015) Jessica Lowndes, Christopher Russell. After landing her dream job, a woman must work with her ex-boyfriend to organize a wedding for a fashion magazine.

    2 p.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    3:35 p.m. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town FREE A mail carrier (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains Santa. Animated.

    4:20 p.m. “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” DISN (2012) Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar. With his parents away, an 8-year-old engages in a battle of wits with some thieves.

    4:40 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    5 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    5 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    5:30 p.m. Letters to Santa WMVS

    5:45 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” FREE (2009) Voices of Jim Carrey, Robin Wright Penn. Animated. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge must face uncomfortable truths when three Christmas spirits take him on a journey through his past, present and future.

    6:30 p.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot DISN Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    7 p.m. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas NBC Boris Karloff narrates an animated tale about a curmudgeon and merry Whoville.

    7 p.m. Taraji’s White Hot Holidays FOX Taraji P. Henson hosts a special featuring modern performances of holiday songs.

    7 p.m. A Home for the Holidays CBS Inspirational stories of adoption; musical performances.

    7 p.m. The Candy Maker’s Christmas WVCY

    7 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” FX (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    7 p.m. “Sleigh Bells Ring” HALL (2016) Erin Cahill, David Alpay. A busy single mother begins organizing her city’s Christmas parade. While prop hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh that seems to have a mind of its own, and it begins nudging her back to an old flame.

    7:30 p.m. How Murray Saved Christmas NBC A cranky deli owner finds himself forced to fill in for Santa one Christmas.

    7:30 p.m. The Prince of Peace WVCY

    7:50 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    8 p.m. The Ride WVCY

    8:30 p.m. Bethlehem: Beyond the Christmas Story WVCY

    9 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” FX (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    9 p.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    9:30 p.m. Four Christmases” (2008) AMC Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    11 p.m. “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” FREE (2012) Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar. With his parents away, an 8-year-old engages in a battle of wits with some thieves.

    11 p.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    11:30 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    12:30 a.m. “Surviving Christmas” TBS (2004) Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini. A lonely man returns to his childhood home and celebrates the holiday with the strangers who live there.

    1 a.m. “A Bride for Christmas” HALL (2012) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Aiden bets his friends that he can convince a woman to marry him by Christmas, and he sets his sights on Jessie, a young woman who has sworn off serious relationships.

    1:30 a.m. “White Christmas” AMC (1954) Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye. Former Army buddies put on a show with a sister act to save their general’s hotel in Vermont.

    1:40 a.m. “Bad Santa” HBO (2003) Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox. Two criminals disguise themselves as St. Nick and an elf to rob stores at Christmastime.

    2:30 a.m. “Call Me Claus” TBS (2001) Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne. Facing mandatory retirement after 200 years, Santa Claus asks a television producer to replace him.

    3 a.m. A Time to Remember EWTN A young boy with a golden voice bears witness to the Christmas miracle through his personal trials, starring Donald O’Connor.

    3 a.m. “A Cookie Cutter Christmas” HALL (2014) Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones. Two schoolteachers take their rivalry to a new level while they scramble to win a holiday baking contest and the affections of a handsome single father.

    4:50 a.m. “Unaccompanied Minors” HBO (2006) Dyllan Christopher, Tyler James Williams. After a Christmas Eve blizzard shuts down the airport, stranded youths create holiday pandemonium for an uptight airport official and his assistant.

    DEC. 24

    5 a.m. “Prancer” AMC (1989) Sam Elliott, Rebecca Harrell. A widower’s daughter finds a wounded reindeer that she is sure must be from Santa’s sleigh.

    5 a.m. Catholic University of America’s Christmas Concert EWTN Annual Christmas concert from Washington D.C.

    5 a.m. “Christmas at Cartwright’s” HALL (2014) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. An angel delivers good fortune and the possibility of holiday romance to a struggling single mother who takes a job as a department store Santa Claus.

    5:45 a.m. “Tenth Avenue Angel” TCM (1948) Margaret O’Brien, Angela Lansbury. A street urchin keeps a young man from becoming a gangster and later saves her own mother’s life.

    6 a.m. Jack Frost FREE Jack falls in love and seeks Father Winter’s advice.

    7 a.m. “Family for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso. After an offhand wish to a man playing Santa Claus, a woman wakes up to find herself married to her college sweetheart.

    7:05 a.m. “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” FREE (1999) Voices of Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor. Animated. Mickey and his friends tell three stories including “A Very Goofy Christmas” and “Mickey and Minnie’s Gift of the Magi.”

    7:30 a.m. “Santa Claus: The Movie” AMC (1985) Dudley Moore, David Huddleston. Santa and an elf foil a New York toy manufacturer’s scheme to get rich off Christmas.

    7:30 a.m. “Call Me Claus” TBS (2001) Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne. Facing mandatory retirement after 200 years, Santa Claus asks a television producer to replace him.

    8:30 a.m. Toy Story That Time Forgot DISN Trixie must save the day when the gang finds itself in uncharted territory.

    8:30 a.m. Michael the Visitor EWTN A claymation version of Leo Tolstoy’s “Truths We Live By.”

    8:40 a.m. “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” FREE (2004) Voices of Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo. Animated. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and friends take part in a series of holiday adventures.

    9 a.m. The First Christmas EWTN Christopher Plummer narrates the story of the birth of Jesus; animated.

    9 a.m. “Christmas Incorporated” HALL (2015) Shenae Grimes-Beech, Steve Lund. Riley lands an assistant position with a headstrong socialite who is being forced to play Scrooge and close one of his factories just weeks before Christmas. Riley slowly convinces him to visit the town and hatches a plan to keep the factory afloat.

    9 a.m. “Home Alone” HBO (1990) Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci. Accidentally left by his Paris-bound family, an 8-year-old makes mincemeat of two burglars in the house.

    9:15 a.m. “Scrooge” TCM (1970) Albert Finney, Alec Guinness. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the spirits of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    9:30 a.m. “Surviving Christmas” TBS (2004) Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini. A lonely man returns to his childhood home and celebrates the holiday with the strangers who live there.

    10 a.m. “A Christmas Carol” AMC (1984) George C. Scott, Angela Pleasence. Dickens’ London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    10:15 a.m. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town FREE A mail carrier (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains Santa. Animated.

    11 a.m. “A Christmas Melody” HALL (2015) Mariah Carey, Brennan Elliott. A single mother moves back to her hometown with her young daughter. Having a hard time adjusting, the daughter seeks help from her music teacher to write a song for the Christmas variety show.

    11 a.m. “New Year’s Eve” TNT (2011) Halle Berry, Jessica Biel. Intertwining stories promise love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and more for a number of New Yorkers on the celebrated night.

    11:15 a.m. “It Happened on 5th Avenue” TCM (1947) Don DeFore, Ann Harding. A hobo shares a New York mansion with a veteran and others who need a wintertime place to stay.

    11:20 a.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    12:25 p.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    12:30 p.m. Bethlehem: Beyond the Christmas Story WVCY

    12:30 p.m. “Four Christmases” AMC (2008) Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon. When their plans for a holiday getaway fall apart, a couple must spend Christmas Day trudging to a quartet of family get-togethers.

    1 p.m. “12 Gifts of Christmas” HALL (2015) Katrina Law, Aaron O’Connell. Anna is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc. As they work together, Anna helps Marc learn that Christmas giving should be about the importance of the gift, and Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in an unexpected way.

    1 p.m. “Snowmageddon” SYFY (2011) Michael Hogan, David Cubitt. An Alaskan town faces destruction after a family finds on the doorstep a snow globe that affects the real world.

    1 p.m. “A Christmas Snow” WWRS (2010) Catherine Mary Stewart, Muse Watson. Stuck inside her home during a blizzard, a bitter restaurateur learns about the true meaning of Christmas with the help of an old man and a youngster.

    1:15 p.m. “Holiday Affair” TCM (1949) Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh. A war widow has a 6-year-old son, and two men who want to marry her for Christmas.

    1:30 p.m. Alsatian Christmas Table With Chef Hubert Keller WMVS

    1:30 p.m. “Home Alone 4” TNT (2002) French Stewart, Mike Weinberg. Kevin tries to reunite his separated parents while dealing with an old nemesis.

    2:10 p.m. John McGivern’s Home for the Holidays WMVT The Milwaukee entertainer shares, and re-enacts, stories from his childhood.

    2:30 p.m. “Deck the Halls” AMC (2006) Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space.

    2:30 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    3 p.m. “Sleigh Bells Ring” HALL (2016) Erin Cahill, David Alpay. A busy single mother begins organizing her city’s Christmas parade. While prop hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh that seems to have a mind of its own, and it begins nudging her back to an old flame.

    3 p.m. “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” WCGV (2009) Dean Cain, Mario Lopez. A not-so-capable guard dog defends his family’s home against burglars during the holidays.

    3 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    3:30 p.m. “Fred Claus” TNT (2007) Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti. The yuletide season brings headaches for Santa Claus, who bails his ne’er-do-well brother Fred out of trouble and puts him to work in his factory.

    4 p.m. And the Angels Sang WVCY The story of the birth and life of Christ.

    4 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    4:30 p.m. European Christmas Markets WMVS European shops offer holiday treats and crafts.

    4:35 p.m. “The Santa Clause” FREE (1994) Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold. An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

    5 p.m. “My Christmas Love” HALL (2016) Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo. A hopeless romantic begins receiving the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” from an anonymous suitor.

    5:30 p.m. Messiah in the Feast of Dedication WVCY

    6 p.m. Pacific Garden Mission Choir WVCY

    6 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    6:40 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    7 p.m. “It’s a Wonderful Life” NBC (1946) James Stewart, Donna Reed. Fearing he’s on the brink of ruin on Christmas Eve, a suicidal family man sees life anew thanks to his guardian angel.

    7 p.m. Happy Holidays With the Boston Pops WMVS The Boston Pops and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus celebrate the holiday season.

    7 p.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    7 p.m. “A Christmas Story” TBS, TNT (1983) Peter Billingsley, Darren McGavin. In the 1940s, little Ralphie tries to convince his parents to get him a Red Ryder range-model BB gun for Christmas. Narrated by Jean Shepherd. (Repeats on both stations at 9, 11 p.m., 1, 3 a.m.; and 5, 7, 9, 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Dec. 25.)

    7 p.m. “Christmas in Connecticut” TCM (1945) Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan. The publisher of a women’s magazine has his best columnist play holiday host to a Navy hero.

    8 p.m. Christmas in Norway With the St. Olaf Choir WMVT Christmas music, gospel spirituals, Norwegian hymns and folk songs.

    8 p.m. Night of Nights WVCY

    8 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    8:45 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    9 p.m. Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis WMVT The annual concert features Broadway performer Laura Osnes and British actor Martin Jarvis.

    9:30 p.m. Solemn Mass of Christmas Eve EWTN At the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

    10 p.m. Jordan Smith ‘Tis the Season WMVS Concert of Christmas songs.

    10 p.m. “The Santa Clause 2” FX (2002) Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell. Scott Calvin’s world turns upside down when he’s dealt a double whammy of bad news: Not only has his son, Charlie, landed on this year’s naughty list, but Scott has to marry by Christmas Eve, or he will stop being Santa Claus forever.

    10 p.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    10:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass NBC

    10:30 p.m. Highlights From ‘The Messiah’ WVCY

    10:35 p.m. Christmas Eve Worship Service CBS

    10:55 p.m. “Scrooged” FREE (1988) Bill Murray, Karen Allen. A ruthless TV network chief meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    11 p.m. Midnight Mass From St. Patrick’s Cathedral FOX

    11 p.m. Christmas in Norway With the St. Olaf Choir WMVS Christmas music, gospel spirituals, Norwegian hymns and folk songs.

    11 p.m. The Night Before Christmas Carol WMVT David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens.

    11 p.m. “A Christmas Wedding Date” WVTV (2012) Marla Sokoloff, Catherine Hicks. Fired from her job, a woman returns home to see her mother and attend a Christmas Eve wedding.

    11:30 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    Midnight A St. Thomas Christmas: Jubilant Light 2015 WMVS A festive concert includes traditional carols and contemporary selections.

    1 a.m. Purdue 82nd Anniversary Christmas Show WMVS Highlights from the holiday show, featuring the ensembles of Purdue Musical Organizations.

    1 a.m. “A Wish for Christmas” HALL (2016) Lacey Chabert, Paul Greene. Sara prefers to be on the sidelines at work until someone steals her big idea for a Christmas initiative. She makes a wish to Santa to gain the courage to stand up for herself, and he gives her 48 hours to discover how to speak her own mind.

    2 a.m. Christmas With Wartburg WMVS A Christmas concert features Wartburg Wind Ensemble and Concert Band.

    2:30 a.m. “Love You Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Bonnie Somerville, Brennan Elliott. A high-powered executive reconsiders her priorities when car trouble leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas.

    3 a.m. Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis WMVS The annual concert features Broadway performer Laura Osnes and British actor Martin Jarvis.

    3 a.m. “A Christmas Snow” WWRS (2010) Catherine Mary Stewart, Muse Watson. Stuck inside her home during a blizzard, a bitter restaurateur learns about the true meaning of Christmas with the help of an old man and a youngster.

    4 a.m. Tonic Sol-Fa: Greatest Time of Year WMVS The foursome performs a mix of holiday favorites.

    4 a.m. The Night Before Christmas Carol WMVT David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens.

    4 a.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    DEC. 25 

    5 a.m. “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!” WMVS (2012) Voices of Martin Short, Alexa Torrington. Animated. The Cat in the Hat, Sally, Nick and Fish help a baby reindeer find its way home in time for Christmas.

    5:15 a.m. “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” HBO (2000) Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor. A curmudgeon living atop Mount Crumpit sets out to quash the yuletide preparations of the Christmas-loving Whos of Whoville. Anthony Hopkins narrates.

    5:30 a.m. Christmas Mass WITI

    5:30 a.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    6 a.m. Christmas With Wartburg WMVT Holiday concert features the Wartburg Choir, Castle Singers and Wind Ensemble of Wartburg College.

    6 a.m. “The Search for Santa Paws” FREE (2010) Voices of Kaitlyn Maher, Madison Pettis. A talking dog and an orphan must save Christmas after old St. Nick loses his memory.

    7 a.m. Milwaukee Holiday Parade 2016 WITI

    7 a.m. “Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas” WMVS (2009) Voices of Elizabeth Daily, Frank Welker. The inquisitive monkey makes preparations for a perfect Christmas.

    7 a.m. Follow the Light WVCY

    7 a.m. “A Perfect Christmas” HALL (2016) Susie Abromeit, Dillon Casey. Newlyweds Steve and Cynthia have a few secrets to keep as their families come for the holidays: he’s just been laid off, and she’s pregnant.

    8 a.m. Christmas in Norway With the St. Olaf Choir WMVT Christmas music, gospel spirituals, Norwegian hymns and folk songs.

    8 a.m. Invasion of the Christmas Lights TLC Elaborate Christmas displays of lights and decorations.

    8:10 a.m. “Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws” FREE (2009) George Wendt, Christopher Lloyd. Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha, and Mudbud help Puppy Paws, the feisty son of Santa Paws, to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

    8:30 a.m. Christmas Mass WITI

    8:30 a.m. “My Christmas Love” HALL (2016) Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo. A hopeless romantic begins receiving the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” from an anonymous suitor.

    9 a.m. The Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration ABC A Christmas parade, musical performances and celebrity guests celebrate the holiday.

    9 a.m. Invasion of the Christmas Lights 2 TLC Elaborate home displays of holiday lights and decorations.

    10 a.m. “Looks Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Anne Heche, Dylan Neal. An over-involved single mother butts heads with a single dad over the school’s annual Christmas Spectacular, an event that she feels like she owns.

    10 a.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” HBO (1947) Maureen O’Hara, John Payne. An adwoman’s lawyer boyfriend tries to prove that Macy’s Santa Claus is the real thing.

    10 a.m. Extreme Christmas Trees TLC Christmas trees capture the joy of the holiday.

    10:20 a.m. “Arthur Christmas” FREE (2011) Voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie. Animated. Santa’s youngest son sets out on an urgent mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child before Christmas morning dawns.

    11 a.m. European Christmas Markets WMVS European shops offer holiday treats and crafts.

    11 a.m. Happy Holidays America WMLW

    11 a.m. Solemn Mass of Christmas Day EWTN

    11:30 a.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently-fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    11:30 a.m. “The 12 Disasters of Christmas” SYFY (2012) Ed Quinn, Magda Apanowicz. On Christmas Eve, a dark star causes massive earthquakes and other natural disasters that threaten to destroy the world.

    Noon A Gospel Christmas’s 20th Anniversary WITI A compilation of Christmas shows from over the past 20 years; featuring several musical performers.

    Noon “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” WVTV (2009) Dean Cain, Mario Lopez. A not-so-capable guard dog defends his family’s home against burglars during the holidays.

    12:25 p.m. “The Polar Express” FREE (2004) Voices of Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter. Animated. The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus.

    12:30 p.m. A Chef’s Life Holiday Special WMVT Chef Vivian Howard’s holiday celebration features Southern cooking and Hanukkah traditions.

    12:30 p.m. Catholic University of America’s Christmas Concert EWTN Annual Christmas concert from Washington, D.C.

    1 p.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    1:30 p.m. European Christmas Markets WMVT European shops offer holiday treats and crafts.

    1:30 p.m. Faith in History: The 12 Days of Christmas WVCY

    2 p.m. A Southern Celtic Christmas Concert WMVS James Flannery hosts a celebration of Celtic and Appalachian Christmas traditions.

    2 p.m. “A Perfect Christmas List” WVTV (2014) Ellen Hollman, Marion Ross. A woman concocts a Christmastime scheme to repair the damaged relationship between her daughter and granddaughter.

    2 p.m. Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled WVCY

    2:30 p.m. Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town FREE A mail carrier (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains Santa. Animated.

    2:30 p.m. “The Mistletoe Promise” HALL (2016) Jaime King, Luke MacFarlane. Two strangers with a disdain for Christmas make a holiday pact to pretend to be a couple to ease their holiday complications. As they spend more time together, the phony couple begin to experience the magic of Christmas.

    3 p.m. VCY Christmas Rally: Simeon WVCY

    3:35 p.m. The Year Without a Santa Claus FREE Santa takes the day off before Christmas.

    4 p.m. Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience — The Spirit of the Season WMVSThe tenor sings holiday classics.

    4 p.m. Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2016 WDJT

    4 p.m. “Small Town Santa” WVTV (2014) Dean Cain, Christine Lakin. A sheriff who’s lost the holiday spirit arrests an intruder who claims to be Santa.

    4 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    4:40 p.m. “Elf” FREE (2003) Will Ferrell, James Caan. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to search for his family in New York.

    5 p.m. The Promise WVCY

    5:30 p.m. EWTN’s Vatican Report EWTN Christmas Special: A visit to Rome at Christmas; preparations at St. Peter’s.

    5:30 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    6:45 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” FREE (1989) Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo. The Griswolds spend the holiday in a garish way, especially when a country cousin pulls up in an RV.

    7 p.m. “Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas!” DISN (2011) Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker. Chaos strikes when a woman and her daughter get separated from their family during the holidays.

    8 p.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    8 p.m. “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” USA (2013) Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy. Madea accompanies her niece to the country for a surprise holiday visit with the niece’s daughter, but what they find when they arrive prompts Madea to dish out her own brand of Christmas spirit.

    8:30 p.m. Bethlehem: Beyond the Christmas Story WVCY

    8:30 p.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    8:55 p.m. “Scrooged” FREE (1988) Bill Murray, Karen Allen. A ruthless TV network chief meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

    9 p.m. The Church and the Poor: Caribbean Christmas EWTN A celebration of the Birth of Christ with joyous melodies and presentations with a Caribbean Spirit.

    4 p.m. “Small Town Santa” WCGV (2014) Dean Cain, Christine Lakin. A sheriff who’s lost the holiday spirit arrests an intruder who claims to be Santa.

    9 p.m. “The Christmas Candle” WWRS (2013) Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks. In 19th-century England, a minister’s quest to modernize his village puts him at odds with people who believe that whoever lights the candle that an angel touched will receive a miracle on Christmas Eve.

    10:30 p.m. Smoky Mountain Christmas WVCY

    10:30 p.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    11:30 p.m. Christmas on the Danube WMVS Christmas markets in Vienna, Salzburg, Budapest and Oberdorf.

    Midnight Great Moments of Christmas WVCY

    Midnight “The 12 Disasters of Christmas” SYFY (2012) Ed Quinn, Magda Apanowicz. On Christmas Eve, a dark star causes massive earthquakes and other natural disasters that threaten to destroy the world.

    12:02 a.m. “Christmas With the Kranks” LIFE (2004) Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis. A Chicago couple scramble to put together a holiday celebration after their daughter decides to come home for Christmas.

    12:30 a.m. A Time to Remember EWTN A young boy with a golden voice bears witness to the Christmas miracle through his personal trials, starring Donald O’Connor.

    12:30 a.m. “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” HALL (2015) Alicia Witt, George Stults. Holly’s world is turned upside down when her niece’s wish to Santa Claus comes true and she cannot tell a lie. As her career and love life go into disarray, she must learn to judge between the truth and what is right.

    2 a.m. Catholic University of America’s Christmas Concert EWTN Annual Christmas concert from Washington, D.C.

    2 a.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    2:30 a.m. “Santa’s Little Helper” USA (2015) Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, AnnaLynne McCord. Dax, a recently fired businessman, is thrown into a competition to become Santa’s second in command. Put into a series of training exercises, Dax and another aspiring elf have to go head-to-head to win the job.

    3:30 a.m. “The Christmas Parade” HALL (2014) AnnaLynne McCord, Jefferson Brown. A humiliated TV personality flees to a small town, where she becomes involved in a budding artist’s battle to save a community arts center.

    DEC. 26 

    5 a.m. “One Christmas Eve” HALL (2014) Anne Heche, Brian Tee. A series of mishaps disturbs the plans of a recently divorced mom for her two kids on their first Christmas without dad.

    7 a.m. “A Princess for Christmas” HALL (2011) Katie McGrath, Roger Moore. A woman escorts her niece and nephew to spend the holidays with their grandfather, an English duke.

    Noon The Candy Maker’s Christmas WVCY

    12:30 p.m. The Prince of Peace WVCY

    1 p.m. ” ‘Tis the Season for Love” HALL (2015) Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny. An out-of-work actress finds romance after returning to her quaint hometown during Christmastime.

    3 p.m. “Just in Time for Christmas” HALL (2015) Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David. A young psychology professor has to choose between marrying her longtime beau or accepting a once-in-a-lifetime job. To help her make a decision, a magical messenger lets her see both possible futures so she’ll be able to make the right decision.

    5 p.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    7 p.m. Happy New Year, Charlie Brown ABC While other members of the Peanuts gang plan a holiday celebration, Charlie Brown reads.

    7 p.m. iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2016 CW Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, The Chainsmokers, Meghan Trainor and Fifth Harmony perform.

    7 p.m. In All His Glory WVCY 

    7 p.m. “A Royal Christmas” HALL (2014) Lacey Chabert, Stephen Hagan. The queen of Cordinia schemes to break up her royal son’s romance with a seamstress from Philadelphia.

    8 p.m. Rudolph’s Shiny New Year ABC The red-nosed reindeer sets out in a midnight fog to find Happy, the New Year baby.

    9 p.m. “A Christmas Melody” HALL (2015) Mariah Carey, Brennan Elliott. A single mother moves back to her hometown with her young daughter. Having a hard time adjusting, the daughter seeks help from her music teacher to write a song for the Christmas variety show.

    11 p.m. “Christmas Under Wraps” HALL (2014) Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell. After moving to Alaska, an ambitious doctor starts a new romance and learns that her small town is hiding a holiday secret.

    Midnight In All His Glory WVCY 

    Midnight “Snowmageddon” SYFY (2011) Michael Hogan, David Cubitt. An Alaskan town faces destruction after a family finds on the doorstep a snow globe that affects the real world.

    1 a.m. “Hats Off to Christmas!” HALL (2013) Haylie Duff, Antonio Cupo. Mia, the manager of a small town’s Christmas shop, has to train Nick, the owner’s son, for a position she coveted. Mia does not like Nick’s unreliable ways until he helps convince her disabled son to continue physical therapy so he can walk again.

    3 a.m. “Hitched for the Holidays” HALL (2012) Joey Lawrence, Emily Hampshire. A man and a woman pose as a couple to fool their respective families.

    DEC. 27

    5:30 a.m. The Church and the Poor: Caribbean Christmas EWTN A celebration of the Birth of Christ with joyous melodies and presentations with a Caribbean Spirit.

    7 a.m. “Ice Sculpture Christmas” HALL (2015) Rachel Boston, Brenda Strong. An aspiring chef finds romance during Christmastime while preparing for an ice-sculpting competition.

    Noon In All His Glory WVCY 

    Noon “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    1 p.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    3 p.m. “Christmas at Cartwright’s” HALL (2014) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. An angel delivers good fortune and the possibility of holiday romance to a struggling single mother who takes a job as a department store Santa Claus.

    5 p.m. “Sleigh Bells Ring” HALL (2016) Erin Cahill, David Alpay. A busy single mother begins organizing her city’s Christmas parade. While prop hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh that seems to have a mind of its own, and it begins nudging her back to an old flame.

    5:30 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    7 p.m. “Christmas in Homestead” HALL (2016) Michael Rady, Taylor Cole. An actress heads to the Christmas-obsessed town of Homestead, Iowa, to shoot a holiday-themed movie. She is shocked when a romance blooms with Matt, a single dad. As she gets a taste of small-town life, she discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

    9 p.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    11 p.m. “Matchmaker Santa” HALL (2012) Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson. Stranded during the holidays, a young baker discovers the magic of Christmas and love.

    1 a.m. “Northpole” HALL (2014) Tiffani Thiessen, Max Charles. When the power supply to Santa’s city is threatened by a lack of holiday spirit, a youngster tries to help his busy mother rediscover the joys of the holiday season.

    3 a.m. “All I Want for Christmas” HALL (2007) Gail O’Grady, Robert Mailhouse. A boy asks contest organizers to find a new husband for his widowed mother.

    3:30 a.m. Christmas on the Danube WMVS Christmas markets in Vienna, Salzburg, Budapest and Oberdorf.

    DEC. 28

    5 a.m. “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas” HALL (2015) Robin Dunne, Brooke Nevin. Maggie is thrilled when Mitch, her long time crush, moves back to town. When she learns Mitch’s love for Christmas has faded, she tries to bring his holiday spirit back by showing him the magic of Christmas.

    7 a.m. Great Moments of Christmas WVCY

    7 a.m. “A Cookie Cutter Christmas” HALL (2014) Erin Krakow, David Haydn-Jones. Two schoolteachers take their rivalry to a new level while they scramble to win a holiday baking contest and the affections of a handsome single father.

    10 a.m. “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” FREE (1993) Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon. Animated. The Pumpkin King gives the yuletide season a touch of Halloween in an animated tale from the mind of Tim Burton.

    1 p.m. “Christmas Land” HALL (2015) Nikki Deloach, Luke Macfarlane. After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman’s plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer.

    3 p.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    5 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    7 p.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    9 p.m. “My Christmas Love” HALL (2016) Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo. A hopeless romantic begins receiving the gifts from “The 12 Days of Christmas” from an anonymous suitor.

    11 p.m. “Family for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lacey Chabert, Tyron Leitso. After an offhand wish to a man playing Santa Claus, a woman wakes up to find herself married to her college sweetheart.

    11:30 p.m. Smoky Mountain Christmas WVCY

    1 a.m. “One Starry Christmas” HALL (2014) Sarah Carter, Damon Runyan. Sparks fly between a woman and her bus companion after her boyfriend leaves her alone during Christmastime.

    3 a.m. “Finding Christmas” HALL (2013) JT Hodges, Tricia Helfer. Sean trades his New York City apartment for Owen’s cottage in North Carolina. Sean meets Ryan, a single mother, and sparks fly while Owen is charmed by Sean’s sassy assistant, Mia.

    DEC. 29

    5 a.m. “A Bride for Christmas” HALL (2012) Arielle Kebbel, Andrew Walker. Aiden bets his friends that he can convince a woman to marry him by Christmas, and he sets his sights on Jessie, a young woman who has sworn off serious relationships.

    6:35 a.m. “Unaccompanied Minors” HBO (2006) Dyllan Christopher, Tyler James Williams. After a Christmas Eve blizzard shuts down the airport, stranded youths create holiday pandemonium for an uptight airport official and his assistant.

    7 a.m. “Northpole: Open for Christmas” HALL (2015) Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison. During Christmastime a handyman and an elf persuade a businesswoman to keep the inn that she inherited from her aunt.

    1 p.m. “I’m Not Ready for Christmas” HALL (2015) Alicia Witt, George Stults. Holly’s world is turned upside down when her niece’s wish to Santa Claus comes true and she cannot tell a lie. As her career and love life go into disarray, she must learn to judge between the truth and what is right.

    3 p.m. “The Nine Lives of Christmas” HALL (2014) Brandon Routh, Kimberly Sustad. As the Christmas holiday draws near, a veterinary student and a stray cat challenge a firefighter’s commitment to life as a bachelor.

    5 p.m. “A Christmas Detour” HALL (2015) Candace Cameron Bure, Paul Greene. Two travelers become linked when a snowstorm grounds their flight in Buffalo. Paige desperately needs to find a way to New York City to meet her fiancé’s parents, and it’s up to Dylan, a fellow passenger and a guy she can’t stand, to get her there.

    7 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    11 p.m. “A Boyfriend for Christmas” HALL (2004) Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon. A strangely familiar man may be the answer to a 33-year-old woman’s long-ago holiday wish for true love.

    1 a.m. “Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus” HALL (2004) Crystal Bernard, Steve Guttenberg. Santa’s heir woos a widowed advertising executive who wants to use him in the biggest ad campaign of her career.

    1 a.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    3 a.m. “Meet the Santas” HALL (2005) Steve Guttenberg, Crystal Bernard. A man, his fiancée and her mother plan a wedding for Christmas Eve.

    DEC. 30 

    5 a.m. “Window Wonderland” HALL (2013) Chyler Leigh, Paul Campbell. Two department store employees with secrets vie for the coveted window dressing job for the height of the Christmas shopping season. As the competition heats up, the two realize they have more in common than they thought.

    7 a.m. “Every Christmas Has a Story” HALL (2016) Lori Loughlin, Colin Ferguson. While on air, a TV personality accidentally admits she hates Christmas. When she goes to a small town to film a special to repair her image, the Christmas spirit begins to change her life.

    10 a.m. Smoky Mountain Christmas WVCY

    1 p.m. “Sleigh Bells Ring” HALL (2016) Erin Cahill, David Alpay. A busy single mother begins organizing her city’s Christmas parade. While prop hunting, she finds a beautiful sleigh that seems to have a mind of its own, and it begins nudging her back to an old flame.

    3 p.m. “Matchmaker Santa” HALL (2012) Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson. Stranded during the holidays, a young baker discovers the magic of Christmas and love.

    7 p.m. “Love You Like Christmas” HALL (2016) Bonnie Somerville, Brennan Elliott. A high-powered executive reconsiders her priorities when car trouble leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas.

    8 p.m. Messiah: Prophecy Fulfilled WVCY

    9 p.m. VCY Christmas Rally: Simeon WVCY

    9 p.m. “Christmas List” HALL (2016) Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan. Isobel makes a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions to celebrate with her boyfriend. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

    11 p.m. “12 Gifts of Christmas” HALL (2015) Katrina Law, Aaron O’Connell. Anna is hired to become a personal Christmas shopper for Marc. As they work together, Anna helps Marc learn that Christmas giving should be about the importance of the gift, and Anna discovers she might find success as an artist in an unexpected way.

    1 a.m. “A Very Merry Mix-Up” HALL (2013) Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe. A woman plans to meet her future in-laws at Christmas and, through a serendipitous series of events, spends the holiday with a warm and caring family whose son catches her eye.

    3 a.m. “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” HALL (2008) Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns. A snowbound stranger brightens the holidays for a retired police officer and his niece.

    DEC. 31

    7 a.m. “Just in Time for Christmas” HALL (2015) Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David. A young psychology professor has to choose between marrying her longtime beau or accepting a once-in-a-lifetime job. To help her make a decision, a magical messenger lets her see both possible futures so she’ll be able to make the right decision.

    9 a.m. “Christmas Cookies” HALL (2016) Jill Wagner, Wes Brown. A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory’s owner, the town’s Christmas spirit overtakes her.

    11 a.m. “Let It Snow” HALL (2013) Candace Cameron Bure, Jesse Hutch. An executive examines her company’s new property and prepares a presentation to transform the rustic lodge into a new hot spot. She tries to ignore the lodge’s festive celebrations during her stay, but an unexpected romance changes her heart.

    11:30 a.m. “New Year’s Eve” TBS (2011) Halle Berry, Jessica Biel. Intertwining stories promise love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and more for a number of New Yorkers on the celebrated night.

    1 p.m. “Crown for Christmas” HALL (2015) Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones. Sparks fly between a European king and the governess who cares for his daughter.

    3 p.m. “Broadcasting Christmas” HALL (2016) When two exes compete for the same co-host position at the nation’s favorite morning show in Manhattan, they discover that the fire that burned between them is still alive.

    3 p.m. Max Lucado: God Came Near WWRS A celebration of the true meaning of Christmas.

    5 p.m. “My Christmas Dream” HALL (2016) Danica McKellar, David Haydn-Jones. A department store manager sets out to create an amazing holiday display window to impress the owner. She asks a recently-fired employee to help her make the display, and as they work together, they start to fall in love.

    5:30 p.m. Smoky Mountain Christmas WVCY

    7 p.m. Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2017 ABC Festivities in Los Angeles and Times Square in New York.

    7 p.m. “A Nutcracker Christmas” HALL (2016) Amy Acker, Sascha Radetsky. A rising ballet star is ready to take the stage in her dream role when she receives the shocking news that her sister has died. Years later, she has vowed never to dance again, but a chance encounter with an old flame may change her mind.

    9 p.m. New Year’s Eve Special Part 1 NBC The countdown to 2017 in Times Square.

    9 p.m. “A Dream of Christmas” HALL (2016) Nikki DeLoach, Andrew Walker. An ambitious married woman gets more than she bargained for when her wish to be single again is granted. She awakens to discover she’s got everything she’s ever wanted, except her husband. She resolves to find him a second time.

    10:30 p.m. Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2017 ABC A bicoastal celebration counts down to midnight.

    11 p.m. Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution FOX Counting down to 2017 in Miami’s Bayfront Park; with celebrity guests and musical performances.

    11 p.m. “A Heavenly Christmas” HALL (2016) Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack. A workaholic’s untimely death leads to her recruitment as a Christmas angel. Her first task is to help a struggling singer use his music to heal old wounds.

    11:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve Special Part 2 NBC The countdown to 2017 in Times Square.

    11:30 p.m. “New Year’s Eve” TBS (2011) Halle Berry, Jessica Biel. Intertwining stories promise love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and more for a number of New Yorkers on the celebrated night.

    3 a.m. “Ice Sculpture Christmas” HALL (2015) Rachel Boston, Brenda Strong. An aspiring chef finds romance during Christmastime while preparing for an ice-sculpting competition.

    Compiled from listings collected by Gracenote, along with information from Milwaukee-area TV stations

    CHANNEL GUIDE 

    ABC: ABC/WISN-TV (Channel 12) 

    AMC: AMC Television 

    BET: Black Entertainment Television 

    CBS: CBS/WDJT-TV (Channel 58) 

    COM: Comedy Central 

    CW: The CW/WVTV-TV (Channel 18) 

    DISN: Disney Channel 

    E!: Entertainment Television

    EWTN: Eternal World Television Network

    FOOD: Food Network  

    FOX: Fox/WITI-TV (Channel 6) 

    FREE: Freeform 

    FX: FX Network 

    HALL: Hallmark Channel

    HBO: Home Box Office 

    HIST: History channel

    ION: ION/WPXE-TV (Channel 55, Channel 15 on Time Warner Cable) 

    LIFE: Lifetime Television 

    LMN: Lifetime Movie Network

    NBC: NBC/WTMJ-TV (Channel 4) 

    NICK: Nickelodeon

    OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network 

    OXY: Oxygen 

    SHOW: Showtime 

    SYFY: Syfy

    TBS: Turner Broadcasting System

    TCM: Turner Classic Movies 

    TLC: TLC

    TNT: Turner Network Television

    TOON: Cartoon Network 

    USA: USA Network 

    WCGV: WCGV-TV (Channel 24) 

    WDJT: WDJT-TV (Channel 58) 

    WITI: WITI-TV (Channel 6) 

    WMLW: WMLW-TV (Channel 49, Channel 7 on Time Warner Cable) 

    WMVS: WMVS-TV (Channel 10) 

    WMVT: WMVT-TV (Channel 36) 

    WVCY: WVCY-TV (Channel 30) 

    WVTV: WVTV-TV (Channel 18) 

    WWRS: WWRS-TV (Channel 52, Channel 21 on Time Warner Cable)

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