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Your Guide to Holiday Movies on the Boob Tube

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Rustle up some eggnog and mistletoe because it's that time of year again!

'Tis the season for your TV to be invaded by St. Nicholas & Co., and we don't want you to miss one minute of cinematic cheer this year. So, to service your DVR-ing needs, here's a ho-ho-holiday movie guide featuring the what, when* and where on your favorite Christmas flicks.

And, if these times aren't working for you, check our service provider's On Demand channels — most are offering some season's greetings of their own.

The Classics

Warner Home Video

'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' (1966)

Saturday, Dec. 15: 5:30 p.m. on Cartoon Network
Tuesday, Dec. 18: 8:00 p.m. on ABC
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 8:00 p.m. on ABC

'It's a Wonderful Life' (1946)

Monday, Dec. 24: 8:00 p.m. on NBC

'Miracle on 34th Street' (1947)

Saturday, Dec. 15: 4:45 p.m. on AMC
Sunday, Dec. 16: 12:30 a.m. on AMC
Thursday, Dec. 20: 8:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. on AMC
Friday, Dec. 21: 5:45 p.m. on AMC
Saturday, Dec. 22: 1:00 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. on AMC
Sunday, Dec. 23: 1:00 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. on AMC
Monday, Dec. 24: 1:00 a.m., 3:15 a.m., 7:00 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. on AMC

'Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town' (1970)

Friday, Dec. 14: 8:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Saturday, Dec. 15: 10:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Sunday, Dec. 16: 2:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Saturday, Dec. 22: 5:00 p.m. on ABC Family

The Comedies

Elf New Line

'Elf' (2003)

Saturday, Dec. 15: 8:00 p.m. on CBS

'A Christmas Story' (1983)

Sunday, Dec. 16: 6:00 p.m. on TNT
Monday, Dec. 17: 12:00 a.m. on TNT
Wednesday, Dec. 19: 11:00 a.m. on BOOM
Monday, Dec. 24: 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on TBS
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 12:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m., 4:00 a.m., 6:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on TBS

'Four Christmases' (2008)

Sunday, Dec. 16: 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on TNT
Friday, Dec. 21: 9:00 p.m. on TNT
Saturday, Dec. 22: 5:00 p.m. on TNT

'Fred Claus' (2007)

Sunday, Dec. 23: 12:30 p.m. on ABC Family

Christmas Vacation Everett Collection

'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation' (1989)

Thursday, Dec. 20: 9:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Friday, Dec. 21: 7:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 12:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. on ABC Family

'Home Alone' (1990)

Tuesday, Dec. 18: 8:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Wednesday, Dec. 19: 5:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Monday, Dec. 24: 9:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 7:00 p.m. on ABC Family

'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' (2000)

Monday, Dec. 17: 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on ABC Family
Sunday, Dec. 23: 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on ABC Family

'The Santa Clause' (1994)

Friday, Dec. 21: 9:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Saturday Dec. 22: 6:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Monday, Dec. 24: 3:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 11:00 a.m. on ABC Family

Bill Murray in "Scrooged" Paramount

'Scrooged' (1988)

Wednesday, Dec. 19: 8:45 p.m. on HBO Family
Friday, Dec. 21: 10:45 a.m. on HBO Family, 8:00 p.m. on HBO Comedy
Saturday, Dec. 22: 11:00 p.m. on HBO Family
Monday, Dec. 24: 6:00 a.m. on HBO2
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on HBO Comedy
Friday, Dec. 28: 10:00 p.m. on HBO Family
Monday, Dec. 31: 12:45 a.m. on HBO Comedy

'Surviving Christmas' (2004)

Tuesday, Jan. 1: 10:00 a.m. on HBO

'A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas' (2011)

Friday, Dec. 14: 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Cinemax
Friday, Dec. 21: 12:05 a.m. ET on Cinemax
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 2:35 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Cinemax

The 'Toons

Disney

'A Christmas Carol' (2009)

Friday, Dec. 14: 8:00 p.m. on Disney
Saturday, Dec. 15: 4:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Sunday, Dec. 16: 3:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Wednesday, Dec. 19: 9:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Thursday, Dec. 20: 7:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Tuesday, Dec. 25: 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on ABC Family

'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (1993)

Thursday, Dec. 20: 8:00 p.m. on Disney
Friday, Dec. 21: 12:30 p.m. on Disney

'The Polar Express' (2004)

Friday, Dec. 14: 5:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Tuesday, Dec. 18: 10:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Wednesday, Dec. 19: 7:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Sunday, Dec. 23: 5:00 p.m. on ABC Family
Monday, Dec. 24: 1:00 p.m. on ABC Family

The Romances

Universal

'Love Actually' (2003)

Tuesday, Dec. 18: 12:45 p.m. on Cinemax
Monday, Dec. 24: 7:45 p.m. on Cinemax
Sunday, Dec. 30: 4:35 a.m. on Cinemax

'Miracle on 34th Street' (1994)

Tuesday, Dec. 18: 5:30 p.m. on ABC Family
Friday, Dec. 21: 8:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on AMC
Saturday, Dec. 22: 8:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on AMC

*All times are Eastern standard.

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