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There's nothing like families gathered around the warm glow of a TV to watch this year's much beloved Christmas movies and TV specials.

In 2023, as always, watch for a select group of U.S. stations specializing in everybody's favorite Christmas gems - such as CBS for animated specials, TMC for movies, or Freeform for the big mix of movies, specials and animated tales.

It's a Wonderful Life on NBC Christmas Eve? The 24-hour A Christmas Story marathon on TBS? We've got it covered.

It's nice to know that some things never change, especially around the holidays. But what else is happening around TV land this Christmas?


2023 Christmas TV - What's On?

Peter Billingsley in A Christmas Story

NBC will herald the arrival of the holidays at the 88th lighting of the world's most famous Christmas tree. Stay tuned for the "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" telecast on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 with live performances by top musical talent from 8–9PM ET.

And speaking of beloved holiday traditions, watch for the movie classic "It's a Wonderful Life" to air on NBC on Christmas Eve on Sunday, December 24 at 8PM ET.

And, for more holiday fun there's the highly anticipated "25 Days of Christmas" on Freeform, beginning December 1.

Meanwhile, over on TBS the annual kickoff of the 24-hour "A Christmas Story" marathon begins on Christmas Eve at 8PM ET with continuous showings through Christmas day.

In the further race for holiday ratings, the Hallmark Channel once again promises hours of programming devoted to Christmas movies and specials in 2023.

NOTE: Peanuts fans can now watch "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on Apple TV+ but for non-subsctibers there's a special treat in store with FREE viewing of the beloved animation on December 16 and December 17 this year.

Meanwhile, keep it here to check back for the latest updates as we fill in the blanks for a full schedule of U.S. television programming and streaming movies tagged especially for the holidays.

Merry Christmas!

also see ->2023 Thanksgiving football schedule

New Year's Eve TV schedule   |   Top 10 Christmas movies of all time

all times ET

Friday, November 3
8PM - Flipping for Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)

Saturday, November 4
3PM - Fred Claus (TBS)
5:30PM - The Polar Express (TBS)
7:30PM - Elf (TBS)
8PM - Never Been Chris’d (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
9:30PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)

Sunday, November 5
12:30PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)
2:30PM - Fred Claus (TBS)
5PM - The Polar Express (TBS)
6PM - Four Christmases (TNT)
7PM - Elf (TBS)
8PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)
8PM - The Santa Summit (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
10PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TNT)

Monday, November 6
8PM - Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, Season 10 Premiere)

Friday, November 10
8PM - Everything Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)

Saturday, November 11
1:30PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
4PM - The Polar Express (TBS)
6PM - Four Christmases (TBS)
7:45PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)
8PM - Christmas Island (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
9:45PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)
11:45PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)

Sunday, November 12
1:30PM - The Polar Express (TBS)
3:30PM- Four Christmases (TBS)
5PM - Fred Claus (TNT)
5:15PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)
7:30PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TNT)
8PM - Elf (TNT)
8PM - A Heidelberg Holiday (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
10PM - Fred Claus (TNT)
11:30PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)

Monday, November 13
5:30PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TNT)
6PM - Elf (TNT)
8PM - Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, New Episode)
8PM - A Christmas Story Christmas (TNT)



CHRISTMAS AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER: This year, watch for performances
by Cher, Keke Palmer, Barry Manilow, David Foster, Katharine McPhee, Darlene Love,
Seth MacFarlaneand and Carly Pearce along with a high-kicking performance by the
world famous Rockettes. Wednesday, Noveember 29 at 8PM ET on NBC.


Tuesday, November 14
5PM - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (TNT)

Thursday, November 16
Best Christmas Ever (Netlfix, Originakl Movie Premiere)

Friday, November 17
8PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)
8PM - Navigating Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
10PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)

Saturday, November 18
12:30PM - Fred Claus (TBS)
3PM - The Polar Express (TBS)
5PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TBS)
5:30PM- The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TBS)
6:30PM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)
8PM - A Merry Scottish Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
8:45PM - The Wizard of Oz (TBS)
11PM- The Polar Express (TBS)

Sunday, November 19
12PM - The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TBS)
1PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)
2PM - Fred Claus (TNT)
3:15PM - Four Christmases (TBS)
4:27PM- The Polar Express (TNT)
5PM - Elf (TBS)
6:27PM- The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TNT)
7:30PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TNT)
8PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TBS)
8PM - Holiday Hotline (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
10PM - Elf (TBS)
10PM - The Polar Express (TNT)

Monday, November 20
4:30PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TNT)
8PM - Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, New Episode)

Wednesday, November 22
8PM - Countdown to Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC)

Thursday, November 23 THANKSGIVING DAY 2023
9AM - Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (NBC)
9AM - The Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS)
12PM - National Dog Show (NBC)
12PM - Jack Frost (TNT)
2:12PM- The Polar Express (TNT)
4:12PM- The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TNT)
5:15PM - Four Christmases (TNT)
7PM - Elf (TNT)
8PM - Catch Me If You Claus (Hallmark Channel)
8PM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)
9PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TNT)
10:15PM - The Polar Express (TBS)
11PM - Four Christmases (TNT)
12:15AM - The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TBS)

Friday, November 24
8:30AM - Arthur Christmas (TBS)
10:30AM - Fred Claus (TBS)
11:30am - The Polar Express (TNT)
1PM- Four Christmases (TBS)
1:30PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (TNT)
2:45PM - The Polar Express (TBS)
4:45PM - The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974) (TBS)
5:45PM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)
6PM - Letters to Santa (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
8PM - Holiday Road (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
9PM -  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (CBS)

Saturday, November 25
3:30PM - Elf (TNT)
6PM - Christmas in Notting Hill (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
8PM - Haul Out the Holly - Lit Up (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
8PM - 8-Bit Christmas (TBS) (TV Premiere)
10PM - National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 24-hour marathon begins (TNT)
10:15PM - 8-Bit Christmas (TBS)

Sunday, November 26
6PM - Our Christmas Mural (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
8PM - A Biltmore Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
10PM - A Christmas Story Christmas (TNT)
12:15AM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TNT)

Monday, November 27
11AM - Jack Frost (TNT)
1:15PM - Four Christmases (TNT)
3PM - Fred Claus (TNT)
5:30PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TNT)
8PM - - Elf (TNT)
8PM - Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, New Episode)
10PM - Elf (TNT)

Wednesday, November 29
8PM - Christmas in Rockefeller Center (NBC)
10PM - Christmas at Graceland (NBC/Peacock)

Thursday, November 30
5:56PM - Deck the Halls (TNT)
The Bad Guys: A Very Bad Holiday (Netflix Premiere)
8PM- Elf (TNT)
10PM - Elf (TNT)

Friday, December 1
Candy Cane Lane (Prime Video Premiere)
8PM - My Norwegian Holiday (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)

Saturday, December 2
8PM - Reindeer in Here (CBS)
8PM - A Christmas Story (TBS)
8PM - A Not So Royal Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
9PM - Robbie the Reindeer (CBS)
10PM - A Christmas Story Christmas (TBS)

Sunday, December 3
4:15PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)
6:30PM - A Christmas Story (TBS)
8PM - Christmas with a Kiss (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
8:30PM - A Christmas Story Christmas (TBS)
10:45PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)

Monday, December 4
8PM - Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, New Episode)

Thursday, December 7
8PM - Christmas at the Opry (NBC)

Friday, December 8
8PM - Byron Allen Presents A Merry Soulful Christmas (CBS)
8PM - Magic in Mistletoe (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)

Saturday, December 9
8PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
8PM - Christmas on Cherry Lane (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
10:30PM - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
12:30AM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)

Sunday, December 10
12:15PM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)
2:30PM - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
4:30PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
7PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TBS)
7:30PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TBS)
8PM - Round and Round (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
10:15PM - 8-Bit Christmas (TBS)

Monday, December 11
8PM - Wizard of Oz (TNT)
8PM - Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, New Episode)
10PM - Barry Manilow’s A Very Barry Christmas (NBC)
10:15PM - Wizard of Oz (TNT)

Monday, November 13
8PM - A Christmas Story (TNT)

Thursday, December 14
3PM - A Christmas Story (TNT)
5PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TNT)
7:30PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TNT)
8PM - A Christmas Story (TNT)
10PM - A Christmas Carol (1999) (TNT)

Friday, December 15
8PM - National Tree Lighting Ceremony (CBS)
8PM - The Secret Gift of Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)

Saturday, December 16
8AM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TBS)
8PM - Sealed with a List (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
8PM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)
9PM - Frosty the Snowman (CBS)
9:30PM - Frosty Returns (CBS)
10:07PM - 8-Bit Christmas (TBS)

Sunday, December 17
10:30am - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (TNT)
12:45PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TNT)
3PM - Deck the Halls (TNT)
5:03PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TNT)
5:33PM - A Christmas Story (TNT)
7:33PM - A Christmas Story Christmas (TNT)
8PM - Friends & Family Christmas (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
9:48PM - Office Christmas Party (TNT)

Monday, December 18
5:30PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)
7:45PM - A Christmas Story (TNT)
8PM - Holiday Baking Championship (Food Network, New Episode)
8PM - Lego Masters - Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular (FOX)
9:45PM - 8-Bit Christmas (TNT)

Tuesday, December 19
8PM - Lego Masters - Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular (FOX)

Friday, December 22
8PM - - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TBS)
8PM - The 25th Annual Home for the Holidays (CBS)
8:30PM - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
10:30PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)

Saturday, December 23
1PM - Arthur Christmas (TBS)
3PM - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
5:30PM - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (TBS)
5:45PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)
7:30PM - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TBS)
10PM - 8-Bit Christmas (TNT)
10:07PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)

Sunday, December 24 CHRISTMAS EVE 2023
2:30PM - Office Christmas Party (TBS)
4:42PM - Deck the Halls (TNT)
6:45PM - 8-Bit Christmas (TNT)
8PM - It's a Wonderful Life (NBC)
8PM - A Christmas Story marathon begins (TBS)
9PM - When Christmas Was Young (CBS)
10:30PM - Christmas Eve Mass from the Vatican (NBC)

Monday, December 25 CHRISTMAS DAY 2023
8AM - A Christmas Story marathon continues (TBS)
8PM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)
9PM - Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to All! (CBS)
9PM - A Christmas Story Christmas (TNT)
10:15PM - Wizard of Oz (TBS)
11:15PM - Deck the Halls (TNT)

 
 

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