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DISH has all your TV traditions covered.

This December, enjoy an entire month of classic holiday movies and specials for the whole family.

Holiday Programming Calendar

still image from Marry Me at Christmas, on Hallmark Channel

Select a day to see what's playing:

 

December 1

Jack Frost

Freeform (ch. 180), 1pm ET

Elf

Freeform (ch. 180), 9:15pm ET

December 2

Tenth Avenue Angel

TCM (ch. 132), 1:30pm ET

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Freeform (ch. 180), 4:50pm ET

Christmas in Evergreen

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

Christmas in Angel Falls

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (ch. 187), 9pm ET

December 3

Christmas at Holly Lodge

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

My Christmas Prince

Lifetime (ch. 108), 8pm ET

The Spruces and the Pines

Ion (ch. 250), 9pm ET

Food: Fact or Fiction? "Seasons Eatings"

Cooking Channel (ch. 113), 10pm ET

December 4

National Christmas Tree Lighting

Hallmark (ch. 185), 7pm ET

The Great Christmas Light Fight

ABC, 8pm ET

The Santa Clause

Freeform (ch. 180), 2:30pm ET

Holiday Baking Championship

Food Network (ch. 110), 9pm ET

December 5

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Freeform (ch. 180), 6:45pm ET

The Polar Express

Freeform (ch. 180), 8:55pm ET

Chopped Grand Holiday

Food Network (ch. 110), 11pm ET

December 6

Angry Angel

Freeform (ch. 180), 12pm ET

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Freeform (ch. 180), 4:15pm ET

Iron Chef Showdown - Italian Holiday Battle

Food Network (ch. 110), 9pm ET

December 7

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

Freeform (ch. 180), 1pm ET

Disney's A Christmas Carol

Freeform (ch. 180), 4:45pm ET

A Nashville Christmas

GetTV (ch. 373), 8pm ET

Beat Bobby Flay "Holidays are For Battle"

Food Network (ch. 110), 10pm ET

December 8

Disney Pixar's Toy Story Marathon

Freeform (ch. 180), 1:15pm ET

Scrooge

TCM (ch. 132), 3:45pm ET

A Christmas Carol

TCM (ch. 132), 8pm ET

December 9

Christmas Encore

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

Christmas in Mississippi

Lifetime (ch. 108), 8pm ET

It's a Wonderful Life

NBC, 8pm ET

The Christmas Cottage

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (ch. 187), 9pm ET

Runaway Christmas Bride

Ion (ch. 250), 9pm ET

December 10

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Freeform (ch. 180), 12:10pm ET

Christmas Princess

Up TV (ch. 188), 7pm ET

Sharing Christmas

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas

PBS, 8:30pm ET

December 11

The Little Drummer Boy

Freeform (ch. 180), 11am ET

Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas

PBS, 11:30am ET

The Great Christmas Light Fight

ABC, 8pm ET

Holiday Baking Championship

Food Network (ch. 110), 9pm ET

December 12

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!

PBS, 6:30am ET

Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

Freeform (ch. 180), 11am ET

Scrooged

AMC (ch. 131), 8pm ET

December 13

Rudolph's Shiny New Year

Freeform (ch. 180), 11am ET

This Christmas

AMC (ch. 131), 8pm ET

A Christmas Carol

TNT (ch. 138), 10:30pm ET

December 14

Mickey's Christmas Carol

Freeform (ch. 180), 11am ET

Deck the Halls

AMC (ch. 131), 8pm ET

A Chef's Life Holiday Special

PBS, 9pm ET

Ernest Saves Christmas

AMC (ch. 131), 10pm ET

December 15

Richie Rich's Christmas Wish

Freeform (ch. 180), 1pm ET

Ice Age

AMC (ch. 131), 7pm ET

Holiday Affair

TCM (ch. 132), 10pm ET

It Happened on Fifth Avenue

TCM (ch. 132), 11:45pm ET

December 16

Father Christmas

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

Miracle on 34th Street

AMC (ch. 131), 8pm ET

Snowed-Inn Christmas

Lifetime (ch. 108), 8pm ET

Unbridled Love

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (ch. 187), 9pm ET

Mickey's Once Upon Christmas

Freeform (ch. 180), 10:05pm ET

December 17

A Christmas Story Live!

FOX, 7pm ET

Reindeer Games

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

Disney's Frozen

Freeform (ch. 180), 8:15pm ET

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

AXS TV (ch. 167), 9pm ET

December 18

Faith Hill: Joy to the World

AXS TV (ch. 167), 8pm ET

The Great Christmas Light Fight

ABC, 8pm ET

New Year's Eve

TNT (ch. 138), 8pm ET

Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic

Freeform (ch. 180), 8pm ET

December 19

Frosty's Winter Wonderland

Freeform (ch. 180), 7am ET

Christmas with the Kranks

Freeform (ch. 180), 6:40pm ET

Jessica Simpson: Happy Christmas

AXS TV (ch. 167), 8pm ET

December 20

Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

Freeform (ch. 180), 3:30pm ET

Michael Donald: This Christmas

AXS TV (ch. 167), 8pm ET

December 21

Four Christmases

Freeform (ch. 180), 4:35pm ET

A Christmas Carol

AMC (ch. 131), 5:30pm ET

The Polar Express

Freeform (ch. 180), 8:50pm ET

White Christmas

AMC (ch. 131), 10:15pm ET

December 22

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas

TNT (ch. 138), 7pm ET

The Santa Clause

Freeform (ch. 180), 7:30pm ET

Christmas in Connecticut

TCM (ch. 132), 8pm ET

Christmas in Belmont

PBS, 9pm ET

December 23

Elf

Freeform (ch. 180), 12:50pm ET

Happy Holidays from Ask This Old House!

PBS, 2pm ET

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Freeform (ch. 180), 7:10pm ET

Christmas Getaway

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

December 24

Yule Log

DISH Studio (ch. 102), all day

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Freeform (ch. 180), 6:35pm ET

It's A Wonderful Life

NBC, 8pm ET

A Christmas Story

TBS, 8pm ET

December 25

Yule Log

DISH Studio (ch. 102), all day

A Christmas Story

TBS, all day

A Christmas Carol

TCM (ch. 132), 2am ET

The Polar Express

Freeform (ch. 180), 12:35pm ET

When Calls the Heart: The Christmas Giving Tree

Hallmark (ch. 185), 8pm ET

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