15 days of Christmas movies and the dates, times and channels where you can find them

It’s that time again — grab a santa hat and watch some Christmas movies with friends!

Your tree is trimmed, your cocoa is hot and you’re ready to snuggle in and watch your favorite Christmas movie. But wait — is your favorite even on TV tonight?  Check out our handy guide to find out. 

Please note that all times are in Central Time and P.M., unless otherwise noted. 

Monday, 12/10: 

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas, 3:40 (Freeform)
  • The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, 5:20 (Freeform)
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 6:00 (AMC)
  • CMA Country Christmas, 7:00 (ABC)
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 8:00 (AMC)
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight, 9:00 (ABC)

Tuesday, 12/11:

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas, 1:40 (Freeform)
  • The Year Without A Santa Claus, 4:45 (AMC)
  • Elf, 6:00 (AMC)
  • Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas (Pentatonix, Toby Keith), 8:00 (NBC)
  • Elf, 8:00 (AMC)

Wednesday, 12/12:

  • The Santa Clause 2, 6:00 (AMC)
  • Disney’s A Christmas Carol, 8:00 (Freeform)
  • The Santa Clause 2, 8:30 (AMC)
  • A Legendary Christmas with John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, 9:00 (NBC)

Thursday, 12/13:

  • One Magic Christmas, 10:00 am (AMC)
  • Miracle on 34th Street, 6:00 (AMC)
  • The Santa Clause, 7:55 (Freeform)
  • Saturday Night Live Best of Christmas, 8:00 (NBC)
  • White Christmas, 10:30 (AMC)

Friday, 12/14:

  • Christmas With The Kranks, 2:10 (Freeform)
  • The Polar Express, 6:00 (AMC)
  • The Santa Clause, 6:20 (Freeform)
  • I Love Lucy Christmas Special, 7:00 (CBS)
  • The 87th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, 7:00 (CW)
  • It’s A Wonderful Life, 7:00 (USA)
  • The Santa Clause 2, 8:00 (AMC)
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Claus, 8:25 (Freeform)

Saturday, 12/15:

  • The Polar Express, 3:00 (AMC)
  • The Santa Clause 2, 5:00 (AMC)
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight, 7:00 (ABC)
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 7:30 (AMC)
  • Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 8:15 (Freeform)

Sunday, 12/16:

  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 5:00 (AMC)
  • Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 5:35 (Freeform)
  • The Sound of Music, 6:00 (ABC)
  • Meet Me In St. Louis, 7:00 (TCM)
  • Elf, 7:15 (AMC)
  • Disney’s A Christmas Carol, 8:15 (Freeform)
Disney’s A Christmas Carol is a remake of an old classic!

Monday, 12/17:

  • The Santa Clause 2, 6:00 (AMC)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas, 6:15 (Freeform)
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight, 7:00 (ABC)

Tuesday, 12/18:

  • The Polar Express, 6:00 (AMC)
  • The Santa Clause, 7:55 (Freeform)

Wednesday, 12/19:

  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 6:00 (AMC)
  • Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, 7:00 (ABC)
  • Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer, 7:00 (CW)
  • Shrek the Halls, 7:30 (ABC)

Thursday, 12/20:

  • Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town, 4:15 (Freeform)
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas, 7:00 (ABC)

Friday, 12/21:

  • I Want A Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown, 7:00 (ABC)
  • A Home for the Holidays: The 20th Anniversary, 7:00 (CBS)
  • Love Actually, 7:00 (TBS)
You can catch the live-action or the cartoon version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Saturday, 12/22:

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas, 2:25 (Freeform)
  • Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 4:05 (Freeform)
  • CMA Country Christmas, 7:00 (ABC)

Sunday, 12/23:

  • Christmas with the Kranks, 2:00 (Freeform)
  • The Santa Clause, 4:05 (Freeform)
  • Disney’s Prep and Landing, 7:00 (ABC)
  • Disney’s Prep and Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice, 7:30 (ABC)

Monday, 12/24:

  • It’s A Wonderful Life, 7:00 (NBC)
  • A Christmas Story, 7:00 (TBS)
  • The Santa Clause, 7:55 (Freeform)
  • Christmas Eve Mass from St. Peter’s Basilica, 10:30 (NBC)

Tuesday, 12/25 — Merry Christmas! 

  • Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade, 9:00 AM (ABC)
  • A Christmas Story, 9:00 (TBS)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas, 10:00 (Freeform)
  • Disney’s A Christmas Carol, 11:40 (Freeform)
  • A Christmas Story, 1:00 (TBS)
  • Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (cartoon version), 7:00 (NBC)
Which Christmas movie will you and and your friends or family be watching? Photo via Google

Which movie are you looking forward to the most?