What Christmas Movies Are on TV?
When you're done shopping and wrapping, there's nothing better to do than pour some eggnog and watch the Christmas movies on the television. Like most years, there's isn't a problem in finding movie options for you and the family.
According to TV Guide, the following movies will be shown on Sunday, Dec. 24, including the annual TBS 24-hour marathon of A Christmas Story, starting at 8 p.m. and running until Christmas Day. At 2:15 p,m., the Freeform Network will be running The Polar Express, followed by National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation at 4:25 p.m., Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 6:35 p.m. and Elf at 9:15 p.m. TCM will be showing Christmas in Connecticut at 4 p.m., while It's a Wonderful Life will be on NBC at 8 p.m.
In between unwrapping presents, there will be a full lineup on Monday, Dec. 25, as the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration will be on ABC at 10 a.m, while Scrooge in on TCM at 10:30 a.m. and The Nightmare Before Christmas in on Freedom at 11 a.m. in the afternoon, The Santa Clause will be on Freeform at 4:45 p.m., The Shop Around the Corner, TCM at 6 p.m.. Elf on Freeform at 6:45 p.m., When the Heart Calls: The Christmas Wishing Tree is on Hallmark at 8 p.m. and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation on Freedom at 8:50 p.m.
Fun fact about National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, according to the Art of Being Cheap. Clark Griswold would have spent $2,242.50 on Christmas Lights.
If you want to get into the New Year's spirit, ABC will be broadcasting a double feature on Dec. 26 at 8 p.m. with Happy New Year, Charlie Brown, followed Rudolph's Shiny New Year at 9 p.m.