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See ABC Family’s ’25 Days of Christmas’ Full Schedule

Christmas TV Specials
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If you’re a Christmas fan, then you know that TV plays a large part in the Christmas experience. It’s just a fact. Whether you’re a Rankin-Bass traditionalist (hello, ‘Rudolph’s Shiny New Year’) or a Grinch-head (you’re a mean one!) or you just like generic sitcoms with Christmas subplots, Christmas TV is a holiday must.

Every year we all await ABC Family’s ‘25 Days of Christmas‘ schedule, and it’s here! Sure, it’s chock-full of festive staples (‘Frosty’ and all the claymation Rankin-Bass favorites) and a few that make you go, “Huuuuhhhh?” (‘Beverly Hills, 90210′ HOLIDAY MARATHON).

Let’s see what the the 2012 schedule has in store:

Saturday, December 1
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas at 7 a.m/6 (Central)
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish at 8:30a/7:30c
A Dennis the Menace Christmas at 10:30a/9:30c
Miracle on 34th Street (1994) at 12:30p/11:30c
The Family Man at 3/2c
Jack Frost (1998) at 6/5c
Elf at 8/7c & 10/9c
Snowglobe at 12a/11c

Sunday, December 2
Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas at 7a/6c
Miracle on 34th Street (1994) at 8:30a/7:30c
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus at 11a/10c
The Search for Santa Paws at 1/12c
Jack Frost (1998) at 3/2c
Elf at 5/4c
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 7/6c & 9:30/8:30c

Monday, December 3
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at 5/4c
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year at 5:30/4:30c
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys at 6:30/5:30c
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 8/7c & 10/9c
Holiday in Handcuffs at 12a/11c

Tuesday, December 4
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year at 4:30/3:30c
Mickey’s Christmas Carol at 5:30/4:30c
Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too at 6/5c
Jack Frost (1979) at 6:30/5:30c
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland at 7:30/6:30c
Elf at 8/7c
Fred Claus ABC FAMILY PREMIERE at 10/9c
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland at 12:30a/11:30c
Jack Frost (1979) at 1a/12c

Wednesday, December 5
Fred Claus at 2:30/1:30c
Elf at 5/4c
Home Alone at 7/6c
The Polar Express at 9/8c
Home Alone at 12a/11c

Thursday, December 6
Rudolph & Frosty’s Christmas in July at 4/3c
The Polar Express at 6/5c
Disney’s A Christmas Carol NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE at 8/7c
Elf at 10/9c & 12a/11c

Friday, December 7
Elf at 3/2c
Disney’s A Christmas Carol at 5/4c
The Santa Clause at 7/6c
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause at 9/8c
12 Dates of Christmas at 12a/11c

Saturday, December 8
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix at 7a/6c
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince at 10a/9c
Fred Claus at 1:30/12:30c
The Santa Clause at 4/3c
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause at 6/5c
Despicable Me NETWORK TELEVISION PREMIERE at 8/7c & 10/9c
Santa Baby at 12a/11c

Sunday, December 9
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year at 7a/6c
Snow at 8a/7c
Snowglobe at 10a/9c
Santa Baby at 12p/11c
Santa Baby 2 Christmas Maybe at 2/1c
12 Dates of Christmas at 4/3c
Holiday in Handcuffs at 6/5c
A NEW ABC Family Original Musical The Mistle-Tones (starring Beverly Hills, 90210′s Tori Spelling) at 8/7c & 10/9c

Monday, December 10
A Miser Brothers’ Christmas at 5/4c
Jack Frost (1979) at 6/5c
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland at 7/6c
Mickey’s Christmas Carol at 7:30/6:30c
The Year Without a Santa Claus at 8/7c
Home Alone at 9/8c
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist at 12a/11c

Tuesday, December 11
Home Alone at 5/4c
The Santa Clause at 7/6c
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause at 9/8c
Chasing Christmas at 12a/11c

Wednesday, December 12
The Santa Clause at 5/4c
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause at 7/6c
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 9/8c
Christmas Do-Over at 12a/11c

Thursday, December 13
A NEW ABC Family Original Musical The Mistle-Tones (starring Beverly Hills, 90210′s Tori Spelling) at 5/4c
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 7/6c
The Polar Express at 9/8c
Christmas Every Day at 12a/11c

Friday, December 14
The Polar Express at 5/4c
The Year Without a Santa Claus at 7/6c
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town at 8/7c
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story at 9/8c
The Christmas List at 12a/11c

Saturday, December 15
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat at 7a/6c
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat at 7:30a/6:30c
The Little Drummer Boy at 8a/7c
The Little Drummer Boy Book II at 8:30a/7:30c
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey at 9a/8c
Pinocchio’s Christmas at 9:30a/8:30c
A Miser Brothers’ Christmas at 10:30a/9:30c
The Story of the First Christmas Snow at 11:30a/10:30c
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at 12p/11c
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland at 12:30p/11:30c
Jack Frost (1979) at 1/12c
Rudolph & Frosty’s Christmas in July at 2/1c
Disney’s A Christmas Carol at 4/3c
Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story at 6/5c
Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 2 at 8/7c
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town at 10/9c
The Year Without a Santa Claus at 11/10c
Jack Frost (1998) at 12a/1c

Sunday, December 16
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish at 7a/6c
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist at 9a/8c
Home Alone 4 at 11a/10c
The Year Without a Santa Claus at 1/12c
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town at 2/1c
Disney’s A Christmas Carol at 3/2c
Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 2 at 5/4c
Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3 ABC FAMILY PREMIERE at 7/6c & 9:30/8:30c

Monday, December 17
Sons of Mistletoe at 11a/10c
Christmas Every Day at 1/12c
Christmas Do-Over at 3/2c
Dr. Seuss on the Loose at 5/4c
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax at 5:30/4:30c
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat at 6/5c
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat at 6:30/5:30c
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 7/6c & 9:30/8:30c
A NEW ABC Family Original Musical The Mistle-Tones (starring Beverly Hills, 90210′s Tori Spelling) at 12a/11c

Tuesday, December 18
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus at 11a/10c
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland at 12p/11c
Santa Who? at 12:30p/11:30c
The Christmas List at 2:30/1:30c
Disney Prep & Landing at 4:30/3:30c
Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice at 5/4c
Miracle on 34th Street (1994) at 5:30/4:30c
Home Alone at 8/7c
The Polar Express at 10/9c
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at 12a/11c

Wednesday, December 19
Christmas in Boston at 8a/7c
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at 10a/9c
Three Days at 12p/11c
The Family Man at 2/1c
Home Alone at 5/4c
The Polar Express at 7/6c
Disney’s A Christmas Carol at 9/8c
Three Days at 12a/11c

Thursday, December 20
Beverly Hills, 90210 holiday marathon at 7a/6c – 11a/10c
Christmas Caper (starring Beverly Hills, 90210′s Shannen Doherty) at 11a/10c
Secret Santa (starring Beverly Hills, 90210′s Jennie Garth) at 1/12c
A NEW ABC Family Original Musical The Mistle-Tones (starring Beverly Hills, 90210′s Tori Spelling) at 3/2c
12 Dates of Christmas at 5/4c
Disney’s A Christmas Carol at 7/6c
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 9/8c
Santa Baby at 12a/11c

Friday, December 21
Christmas Cupid at 9a/8c
Snowglobe at 11a/10c
Santa Baby at 1/12c
Santa Baby 2 Christmas Maybe at 3/2c
Holiday in Handcuffs at 5/4c
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 7/6c
The Santa Clause at 9/8c
Holiday in Handcuffs at 12a/11c

Saturday, December 22
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas at 7a/6c
Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas at 8:30a/7:30c
Disney Prep & Landing at 10a/9c
Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice at 10:30a/9:30c
Mickey’s Christmas Carol at 11a/10c
Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too at 11:30a/10:30c
A Chipmunk Christmas at 12p/11c
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys at 12:30p/11:30c
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year at 2/1c
A Miser Brothers’ Christmas at 3/2c
The Year Without a Santa Claus at 4/3c
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town at 5/4c
The Santa Clause at 6/5c
The Santa Clause 2 at 8/7c
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause at 10/9c
The Santa Clause 2 at 12a/11c

Sunday, December 23
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys at 7a/6c
A Dennis the Menace Christmas at 8:30a/7:30c
Unaccompanied Minors at 10:30a/9:30c
Fred Claus at 12:30p/11:30c
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at 3/2c
The Polar Express at 5/4c
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 7/6c & 9:30/8:30c

Monday, December 24
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at 11a/10c
The Polar Express at 1/12c
The Santa Clause at 3/2c
The Santa Clause 2 at 5/4c
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause at 7/6c
Home Alone at 9/8c
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 12a/11c

Tuesday, December 25
Disney’s A Christmas Carol at 7a/6c
A Chipmunk Christmas at 9a/8c
The Santa Clause at 11a/10c
The Santa Clause 2 at 1/12c
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause at 3/2c
Disney’s A Christmas Carol at 5/4c
Home Alone at 7/6c
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at 9/8c
The Santa Clause 2 at 12a/11c

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