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Your 2015 Christmas special viewing guide

For all the noise we make on New Year’s Eve, Las Vegas doesn’t have much in the way of Christmas traditions.

This year, though, the city is exporting some of its talent to help with one of the greatest Christmas traditions of them all: the holiday TV special.

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade had a touch of Vegas with floats featuring Cirque du Soleil, Panic! at the Disco and Colosseum headliner Mariah Carey. Not to be outdone, Penn & Teller serve as grand marshals of the 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (8 p.m. Dec. 11, The CW).

Celine Dion performs as part of “Michael Buble’s Christmas in Hollywood” (8 p.m. Dec. 10, NBC), while Mirage headliners Boyz II Men salute the Peanuts gang on “It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown” (8 p.m. Saturday, ABC).

Carey also directs and stars in “A Christmas Melody” (8 p.m. Dec. 19, Hallmark), about a Manhattan clothing designer (Lacey Chabert) who moves back to her hometown in Ohio.

North Las Vegan Buddy Baron wrote the script for “The Magic Stocking” (9 p.m. Dec. 6, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries), about a young widow who finds the true meaning of Christmas.

And Las Vegas native Amber Vadala vies for $100,000 and the title of America’s Best Santa in the competition series “Santas in the Barn” (9 p.m. Wednesday, truTV).

They’re some of the newest entries in this year’s cavalcade of holiday specials and movies that once again includes Rudolph, Frosty, Charlie Brown and dueling 24-hour marathons of “A Christmas Story.”

Here’s a look at some of the highlights and, as always, times are subject to change:

THURSDAY

11 a.m. Thanksgiving with “Friends” (TBS) — Marathon includes all 10 of the sitcom’s Thanksgiving episodes.

FRIDAY

6 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TBS) — A couple (Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) races to visit their four divorced parents.

6 p.m. “Home Alone” (AMC) — Macauley Culkin thwarts the Wet Bandits.

8 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC) — Kris Kringle is imprisoned by Burgermeister Meisterburger.

8 p.m. “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” (The CW) — A boy tries to prove Santa is real.

8 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TBS)

8:30 p.m. “Home Alone” (AMC)

9 p.m. “Kung Fu Panda Holiday” (The CW) — Po (voiced by Jack Black) is asked to host the Winter Festival banquet.

9:30 p.m. “Merry Madagascar” (The CW) — Santa crash lands on Madagascar.

SATURDAY

6 p.m. “Home Alone” (AMC)

8 p.m. “It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown” (ABC) — Kristen Bell hosts this retrospective featuring performances by Sarah McLachlan, Boyz II Men and Pentatonix.

8 p.m. “Frosty the Snowman” (CBS) — The snowman comes to life.

8:30 p.m. “Frosty Returns” (CBS) — Frosty is threatened by a snow-removing spray.

8:30 p.m. “Home Alone” (AMC)

9 p.m. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (ABC) — The gang learns the true meaning of Christmas.

SUNDAY

6 p.m. “Surviving Christmas” (TBS) — An advertising executive (Ben Affleck) pays a family (James Gandolfini, Catherine O’Hara) to pose as his own for the holidays.

8 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TBS)

10 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TBS)

12 a.m. “Surviving Christmas” (TBS)

MONDAY

2 a.m. “This Christmas” (TBS) — Idris Elba and Chris Brown celebrate the holiday.

8 p.m. “Home Alone” (AMC)

10:30 p.m. “Home Alone” (AMC)

TUESDAY

7 a.m. “The Preacher’s Wife” (ABC Family) — An angel (Denzel Washington) helps a struggling pastor (Courtney B. Vance) and his wife (Whitney Houston).

11 a.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (ABC Family) — Jim Carrey is Ebenezer Scrooge.

1 p.m. “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family) — Three Christmas tales get a Mickey Mouse twist.

3:30 p.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family) — Jack Frost tries to keep Frosty from getting married.

6 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family) — Mrs. Claus visits Heat Miser and Snow Miser.

7 p.m. “The Polar Express” (ABC Family) — A boy boards a magical train to the North Pole.

8 p.m. “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer” (CBS) — A shy reindeer saves the day.

8 p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks” (AMC) — A couple (Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis) decides to skip Christmas.

9 p.m. “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (ABC Family) — Jim Carrey is The Grinch.

10 p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks” (AMC)

12 a.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

WEDNESDAY

9 a.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

11 a.m. “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family)

12:30 p.m. “A Miser Brothers Christmas” (ABC Family) — Heat Miser and Snow Miser return.

6 p.m. “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (ABC Family) — Jim Carrey is The Grinch.

8 p.m. “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” (NBC) — New York’s biggest Christmas tree is unveiled.

8 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC) — Arnold Schwarzenegger needs a toy.

8:45 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family) — Tim Allen becomes Santa.

9 p.m. “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (NBC) — Boris Karloff voices The Grinch.

9:30 p.m. “Saturday Night Live Christmas” (NBC) — Popular sketches from Christmases past.

10 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC)

DEC. 3

9 a.m. “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” (ABC Family) — Mickey Mouse is Bob Cratchit.

6 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family)

8:15 p.m. “Fred Claus” (ABC Family) — Santa is visited by his estranged brother (Vince Vaughn).

8:30 p.m. “Shrek the Halls” (ABC) — Shrek, Donkey, Fiona and Puss In Boots celebrate the holidays.

9 p.m. “CMA Country Christmas” (ABC) — Jewel, Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles, Darius Rucker and others perform.

DEC. 4

12:01 a.m. “A Very Murray Christmas” (Netflix) — Sofia Coppola directs this special starring Bill Murray, George Clooney, Paul Shaffer, Amy Poehler, Chris Rock and Miley Cyrus.

5 p.m. “It Happened on 5th Avenue” (TCM) — Homeless men spend the holidays in a mansion.

6 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

7 p.m. “Scrooged” (AMC) — Bill Murray finds the Christmas spirit.

7 p.m. “Fred Claus” (ABC Family)

7:15 p.m. “Meet John Doe” (TCM) — A journalist (Barbara Stanwyck) fabricates a column about an unemployed John Doe who threatens suicide on Christmas Eve, then convinces a homeless man (Gary Cooper) to pretend to be him.

9 p.m. “Scrooged” (AMC)

9:30 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family) — Buddy the elf (Will Ferrell) travels to New York to meet his father (James Caan).

11:50 p.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family) — A young girl believes an injured reindeer belongs to Santa.

DEC. 5

12:15 p.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

3 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

4 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

5 p.m. “The Polar Express” (ABC Family)

7:15 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “It’s a Wonderful Life” (NBC) — Jimmy Stewart wants to live.

8 p.m. “Just in Time for Christmas” (Hallmark) — Confronted by a difficult choice, a young woman (Eloise Mumford) gains perspective when a stranger (William Shatner) sends her three years into the future.

8:30 p.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (Disney)

9:30 p.m. “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (ABC Family) — Jim Carrey is The Grinch.

DEC. 6

12:30 a.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (ABC Family) — Jack Skellington leaves Halloween Town to take over Christmas.

7 a.m. “A Very Brady Christmas” (ABC Family) — The Brady Bunch reunites for the holidays.

11 a.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

12:30 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

2:30 p.m. “The Polar Express” (ABC Family)

4:45 p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (ABC Family) — Jim Carrey is The Grinch.

7 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (SundanceTV) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

9 p.m. “The Magic Stocking” (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) — A young widow (Bridget Regan) finds the true meaning of Christmas.

9:15 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (SundanceTV) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

10 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family) — The Griswolds host a family Christmas.

DEC. 7

1 p.m. “Love Actually” (ABC Family) — A variety of Londoners fall in love.

4 p.m. “Fred Claus” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks” (AMC)

8:45 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family)

10 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC)

DEC. 8

7 a.m. “Fred Claus” (ABC Family)

4 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

6 p.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC)

8:45 p.m. “The Polar Express” (ABC Family)

10 p.m. “Scrooged” (AMC)

DEC. 9

12:10 p.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

4:30 p.m. “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family) — Mickey Mouse presents five more holiday tales.

6 p.m. “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “The Polar Express” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “Scrooged” (AMC)

8:45 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

9 p.m. “Taraji and Terrence’s White Hot Holidays” (Fox) — The “Empire” stars host holiday performances by Mary J. Blige, John Legend and Jamie Foxx.

10 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” (AMC) — George C. Scott is Ebenezer Scrooge.

12 a.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

DEC. 10

7 a.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

11:30 a.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

2 p.m. “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

2:30 p.m. “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family)

5:30 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

7 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (AMC) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

8 p.m. “Michael Buble’s Christmas in Hollywood” (NBC) — Celine Dion, Kylie Jenner and William Shatner guest star.

8:45 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family)

9:15 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (AMC) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

11:30 p.m. “White Christmas” (AMC) — Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen try to save a struggling inn.

DEC. 11

9 a.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

1 p.m. “The Family Man” (ABC Family) — A workaholic (Nicolas Cage) wakes up with a new family on Christmas.

4 p.m. “Fred Claus” (ABC Family)

6:45 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family)

7 p.m. “Scrooge” (TCM) — Albert Finney is Ebenezer Scrooge.

8 p.m. 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (The CW) — Penn & Teller serve as grand marshals.

9 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” (TCM) — Reginald Owen is Ebenezer Scrooge.

9 p.m. “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (ABC Family) — Jim Carrey is The Grinch.

12 a.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

DEC. 12

1 a.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

8 a.m. “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family)

9:45 a.m. “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family)

11:30 a.m. “The Bells of Fraggle Rock” (ABC Family) — Gobo loses faith in the Solstice holiday.

12:15 p.m. “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas” (ABC Family) — Alice and Emmet Otter enter a talent show in hopes of buying each other a Christmas present.

1:20 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

2:30 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

3:30 p.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

6 p.m. “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (ABC Family) — Jim Carrey is The Grinch.

7:30 p.m. “Seinfeld” (TBS) — The Festivus episode.

8 p.m. “Becoming Santa” (Lifetime) — “Family Ties” co-stars Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter reunite as Santa and Mrs. Claus, who meet their daughter’s new boyfriend.

9 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

11:15 p.m. “Fred Claus” (ABC Family)

DEC. 13

7 a.m. “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family)

8:45 a.m. “Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas” (ABC Family)

10:25 a.m. “The Bells of Fraggle Rock” (ABC Family)

11:05 a.m. “Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas” (ABC Family)

2:15 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

7 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (SundanceTV) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

7:30 p.m. “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (TBS) — Boris Karloff voices The Grinch.

9:15 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (SundanceTV) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

DEC. 14

9 a.m. “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” (ABC Family) — A mouse and a clockmaker try to convince Santa he’s still needed.

11 a.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC)

8:45 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family) — Santa (Tim Allen) tries to stop Jack Frost (Martin Short) from taking over Christmas.

10 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC)

DEC. 15

5 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

6 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks” (AMC)

8:15 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

8:30 p.m. “Shrek the Halls” (ABC)

10 p.m. “Christmas with the Kranks” (AMC)

DEC. 16

11 a.m. “The Family Man” (ABC Family)

4 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

5 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

6 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “Elf Buddy’s Musical Christmas” (NBC) — Buddy (voiced by Jim Parsons) stars in this stop-motion animated special.

8 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC)

8:15 p.m. “The Polar Express” (ABC Family)

10 p.m. “Jingle All the Way” (AMC)

DEC. 17

7 a..m. “The Family Man” (ABC Family)

10:15 a.m. “Love Actually” (ABC Family)

1:30 p.m. “The Preacher’s Wife” (ABC Family)

6 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TNT)

6:30 p.m. “The Polar Express” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “How Murray Saved Christmas” (NBC) — A cranky deli owner (voiced by Jerry Stiller) fills in for Santa.

8 p.m. “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball” (The CW) — The Weeknd, Calvin Harris and Selena Gomez perform.

8 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (AMC) — Richard Attenborough is Kris Kringle.

8:45 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

9 p.m. “Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas” (NBC) — Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire guest star.

DEC. 18

7 a.m. “The Preacher’s Wife” (ABC Family)

4:15 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “Christmas in Connecticut” (TCM) — A food writer (Barbara Stanwyck) who’s lied about her homemaking skills must fake her way through a country Christmas with her publisher (Sydney Greenstreet) and a war hero (Dennis Morgan).

7 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (AMC) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

7:30 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” (TNT) — Patrick Stewart is Ebenezer Scrooge.

8:30 p.m. “Yes, Virginia” (ABC) — A young girl inspires the famous New York Sun editorial.

9 p.m. “A Home for the Holidays” (CBS) — Musical performances draw attention to adoption.

9:15 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” (AMC) — George C. Scott is Ebenezer Scrooge.

9:45 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

10 p.m. “A Christmas Carol” (TNT) — Patrick Stewart is Ebenezer Scrooge.

10:15 p.m. “Holiday Affair” (TCM) — A seasonal department store clerk (Robert Mitchum) falls for a war widow (Janet Leigh).

11:45 p.m. “White Christmas” (AMC)

12 a.m. “Surviving Christmas” (TNT)

DEC. 19

2 a.m. “This Christmas” (TNT)

7 a.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

1 p.m. “This Christmas” (TBS)

2:30 p.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

3 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

4:05 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

5:15 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (TNT) — Boris Karloff voices The Grinch.

7:30 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “I Want A Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!” (ABC) — Snoopy invites his brother, Spike, to visit.

8 p.m. “A Christmas Melody” (Hallmark) — A Manhattan divorcee (Lacey Chabert) moves home to Ohio, where she’s tormented by her high school rival (director Mariah Carey).

9:45 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family)

DEC. 20

1:30 a.m. “This Christmas” (TBS)

10 a.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

12:45 p.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

1 p.m. “Surviving Christmas” (TNT)

3 p.m. “Celtic Thunder Christmas” (PBS) — The Irish singers perform songs of the season.

3 p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (ABC Family)

3:05 p.m. “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (TNT) — Boris Karloff voices The Grinch.

4 p.m. “Celtic Woman Home for Christmas” (PBS) — The singers give holiday songs a Celtic twist.

4:45 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

5 p.m. “The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2015” (PBS) — Songs and festivities in Washington, D.C.

6 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TNT)

7 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (SundanceTV) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

7 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family)

9:15 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

9:15 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (SundanceTV) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

11:30 p.m. “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

DEC. 21

7 a.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

9 a.m. “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

11 a.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (ABC Family)

2 p.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

2:30 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (Disney)

8 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (AMC) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

8:45 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family)

9 p.m. “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Santino Fontana and the Sesame Street Muppets” (PBS)

9 p.m. “Saturday Night Live Christmas” (NBC)

10:15 p.m. “Miracle on 34th Street” (AMC) — Edmund Gwenn is Kris Kringle.

DEC. 22

4:30 p.m. “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (ABC Family)

5:30 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

6:30 p.m. “The Santa Clause” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TNT)

8:45 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

10 p.m. “Four Christmases” (TNT)

DEC. 23

3:15 p.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

5 p.m. “Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank” (TCM) — Crosby and Sinatra sing holiday favorites.

6:30 p.m. “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” (ABC Family)

7 p.m. “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” (ABC Family)

7:30 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (NBC) — Boris Karloff voices The Grinch.

8 p.m. “I love Lucy Christmas Special” (CBS) — The 1956 Christmas episode is paired with the Vitameatavegamin episode.

8:30 p.m. “How Murray Saved Christmas” (NBC)

9:45 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family)

10 p.m. “Michael Buble’s Christmas in Hollywood” (NBC)

DEC. 24

1 p.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

3:15 p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (ABC Family)

5 p.m. “The Bishop’s Wife” (TCM) — An angel (Cary Grant) helps a struggling bishop (David Niven) and his wife (Loretta Young).

6:30 p.m. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (ABC Family)

7 p.m. “24 Hours of A Christmas Story” (TNT) — The annual Christmas Eve marathon.

8 p.m. “24 Hours of A Christmas Story” (TBS) — The annual Christmas Eve marathon.

8 p.m. “It’s a Wonderful Life” (NBC)

8 p.m. “Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol” (The CW) — Mr. Magoo is Ebenezer Scrooge.

8 p.m. “It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown” (ABC)

8:45 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

9 p.m. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (ABC)

9 p.m. “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Santino Fontana and the Sesame Street Muppets” (PBS)

10 p.m. “The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2015” (PBS)

11:45 p.m. “The Shop Around the Corner” (TCM) — Co-workers (Jimmy Stewart, Margaret Sullavan) who can barely stand each other fall in love as pen pals.

12 a..m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

DEC. 25

1:30 a.m. “Carol for Another Christmas” (TCM) — Rod Serling wrote this update of the Dickens classic

7 a.m. “Prancer” (ABC Family)

11:30 a.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

12:30 p.m. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (ABC Family)

2:15 p.m. “The Santa Clause 3” (ABC Family)

5 p.m. “Elf” (ABC Family)

8 p.m. “The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special” (CBS) — The 1960 Christmas special is paired with the episode about Aunt Bee’s pickles.

8 p.m. “iHeartRadio Jingle Ball” (The CW)

8 p.m. “CMA Country Christmas” (ABC)

9 p.m. “Call the Midwife Holiday Special” (PBS) — London’s East End midwives prepare for Christmas 1960.

12 a.m. “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” (ABC Family)

Contact Christopher Lawrence at clawrence@reviewjournal.com. On Twitter: @life_onthecouch

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