ABC Family's 25 Days Of Christmas 2013 Schedule Announced

By Kelly West 2013-10-15 19:18:42 discussion comments
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DAY NINE – MONDAY, DECEMBER 9

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) HOLIDAZE: See Sunday, December 8 for description. (Live Action)

(8:00–10:30 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: See Sunday, December 1 for description (Live Action)

(10:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH GRINCHES THE CAT IN THE HAT: As The Cat in the Hat gets ready for a lovely picnic, the evil Grinch plots to create a contraption that captures noise and turns it into ferocious sounds–which would absolutely ruin The Cat’s plans. In the end, The Cat in the Hat must jump in to save the world from the clutches of the Grinch! Of course, the only way to make that happen is to get to Grinch's soft spot. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 AM) 12 DATES OF CHRISTMAS: See Sunday, December 8 for description. (Live Action)

DAY TEN – TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10

(6:00–6:30 PM ET/PT) A CHIPMUNK CHRISTMAS: Swept up in a holiday mood, Alvin gives away his cherished harmonica to a sick little boy.  Meanwhile, Dave has booked Alvin to perform a harmonica solo at Carnegie Hall! (Animated)

(6:30–9:00 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: See Sunday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS: Based on Pulitzer Prize-winner Phyllis McGinley’s children’s book, Mrs. Claus narrates this memorable classic about the time she almost donned her husband’s famous red suit. (Animated)

(10:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN: Fred Astaire narrates this tale of Kris Kringle (voice of Mickey Rooney), a young man who starts a gift factory where he builds toys and gives them to all the local children, earning him the name Santa Claus. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) SNOWGLOBE: See Sunday, December 8 for description. (Live Action)

DAY ELEVEN – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS: See Sunday, December 8 for description. (Live Action)

Encore Presentation (12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT)

(8:00–8:30 PM ET/PT) MELISSA & JOEY - All New Christmas Special: Jaime Pressly drops by as Mel’s sister Meredith, who comes home from prison on furlough to celebrate Christmas with the kids and Mel, and seems unruffled by Joe's obvious animosity towards her. (Live Action)

(8:30–9:00 PM ET/PT) BABY DADDY – All New Christmas Special: Ben takes drastic measures to get Emma a much sought after toy for her first Christmas. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION: See Tuesday, December 3 for description. (Live Action)

DAY TWELVE – THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12

(6:00–6:30 PM ET/PT) BABY DADDY: See Wednesday, December 11 for description. (Live Action)

(6:30–7:00 PM ET/PT) MELISSA & JOEY: See Wednesday, December 11 for description. (Live Action)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION: See Tuesday, December 3 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) SCROOGED: See Tuesday, December 3 for description (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: See Saturday, December 7 for description. (Live Action)

DAY THIRTEEN – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

(4:00–4:30 PM ET/PT) WINNIE THE POOH AND CHRISTMAS TOO: See Monday, December 2 for description. (Animated)

(4:30–6:20 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY: “Disney·Pixar’s Toy Story” tells the story of a fantastic, fun-filled journey of what your toys are up to when you’re not around, viewed mostly through the eyes of two rival toys—Woody (voice of Tom Hanks), the lanky, likable cowboy and Buzz Lightyear (voice of Tim Allen), the fearless space ranger. (Animated)

(6:20–8:20 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY 2: When an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggin (voice of Wayne Knight) kidnaps Woody (voice of Tom Hanks), the toys get into one predicament after another in their daring race to get Woody back before Andy returns. (Animated)

(8:20–10:30 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY 3: In the third installment of the beloved film series, Andy is growing up and decides to put away his toys for good, except for Woody (voice of Tom Hanks). But the gang ends up among the toys at a daycare center, run by the ruthless teddy bear Lotso (voice of Ned Beatty). It’s up to Woody to rescue his friends and return them home! (Animated)

(10:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY OF TERROR!: What starts out as a fun road trip for the "Toy Story" gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be solved before they all suffer the same fate. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) CHASING CHRISTMAS: In this ABC Family original holiday movie, single father Jack (Tom Arnold) is visited by his old business partner and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in an attempt to change Jack’s perspective on the holiday. (Live Action)

DAY FOURTEEN – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

(7:00–7:30 AM ET/PT) WINNIE THE POOH AND THE BLUSTERY DAY: Winnie the Pooh follows Christopher Robin and his animal friends as a storm topples Owl's tree house and brings a drenching rain. While the flood waters rise, Pooh has nightmares about honey-stealing creatures called Heffalumps and Woozles. (Animated)

(7:30–8:00 AM ET/PT) WINNIE THE POOH AND TIGGER TOO: To break Tigger's habit of "bouncing in" on them, his friends plot to get him lost in the woods and literally "take the bounce out of him." However, it’s his friends who become lost and Tigger "finds" them. After Tigger and Roo become stuck high in a tree, Tigger promises Pooh and Christopher Robin that he'll never bounce again if only Christopher Robin can help get them down—which he does. But Tigger’s friends cannot hold Tigger to his vow after seeing how sad he has become without his “bounce.” (Animated)

(8:00–9:30 AM ET/PT) WINNIE THE POOH—ABC Family Premiere: While Winnie the Pooh and his friends Tigger, Piglet, Owl, Kanga and Roo are looking for Eeyore’s missing tail, they discover that Christopher Robin has been kidnapped by a dreaded Backson. Now the gang has to set a trap and save their friend. (Animated)

(9:30–10:00 AM ET/PT) WINNIE THE POOH AND CHRISTMAS TOO: See Monday, December 2 for description. (Animated)

(10:00–11:30 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS:  See Sunday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(11:30 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S TWICE UPON A CHRISTMAS: See Sunday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(1:00–1:30 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL: See Monday, December 2 for description. (Animated)

(1:30–2:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY OF TERROR!: See Friday, December 13 for description. (Animated)

(2:00–3:50 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY: See Friday, December 13 for description. (Animated)

(3:50–5:50 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY 2: See Friday, December 13 for description. (Animated)

(5:50–8:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY·PIXAR’S TOY STORY 3: See Friday, December 13 for description. (Animated)

(8:00–9:45 PM ET/PT) DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID—ABC Family Premiere: Mermaid Ariel dreams of seeing the world above the sea. Fascinated with humans, she saves a shipwrecked Prince Eric and sings him to back to health. Desperate to see him again, Ariel makes a bargain with sea witch Ursula that would allow her to be human—but it strips her of her voice. She has three days to find Prince Eric and receive true love’s kiss—or she’ll be sent back to the sea and belong to Ursula forever.

Encore Presentation (9:45–11:30 PM ET/PT)

(11:30 PM–1:30 AM ET/PT) THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL: See Thursday, December 5 for description. (Live Action)

DAY FIFTEEN – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15

(7:30–9:00 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS: See Sunday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(9:00–10:30 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S TWICE UPON A CHRISTMAS: See Sunday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(10:30–11:00 AM ET/PT) DISNEY’S PREP & LANDING: The half-hour holiday special reveals the never-before-told tale of an elite unit of Elves known as Prep & Landing, who are responsible for preparing all of the homes for Santa before the big guy arrives. Featuring the voices of Dave Foley and Sarah Chalke. (Animated)

(11:00–11:30 AM ET/PT) DISNEY PREP’S & LANDING: NAUGHTY VS. NICE: Prep & Landing Elves Wayne and Lanny are back to save the day when someone threatens to put the whole world on Santa’s Naughty List. Featuring the voices of Dave Foley, Chris Parnell, and Rob Riggle. (Animated)

(11:30 AM–12:00 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL:  See Monday, December 2 for description. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 PM ET/PT) – I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS: If a college jokester (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) makes it home for the holidays by a certain time, his dad’s Porsche is his. But, after one prank too many, he’s left stranded wearing nothing but a Santa Claus suit with no option except to hitchhike cross country. (Live Action)

(2:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: See Saturday, December 7 for description. (Live Action)

(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) DECK THE HALLS: See Wednesday, December 4 for description. (Live Action)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL: See Thursday, December 5 for description. (Live Action)

(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION: See Tuesday, December 3 for description. (Live Action)

(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) SCROOGED: See Tuesday, December 3 for description. (Live Action)

DAY SIXTEEN – MONDAY, DECEMBER 16

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) SNOW: In a reinvention of the Santa Claus myth, this original ABC Family holiday movie finds Nick (Tom Cavanagh) reluctantly taking over the family business at the North Pole and, in the process of trying to bring back the spirit of Christmas they lost long ago, finds his true love. (Live Action)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE: See Monday, December 2 for description (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE 2: Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) has been enjoying his life as Santa, having taken over the job years before.  But now it’s been discovered that there is another clause, a Mrs. Santa Clause! Scott must now find a wife to fulfill his duties as Santa before Christmas Eve, or risk destroying Christmas forever. (Live Action)

(11:00 PM–1:00 AM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE: See Monday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(1:00–1:30 AM ET/PT) DISNEY’S PREP & LANDING: See Sunday, December 15 for description. (Animated)

(1:30–2:00 AM ET/PT) DISNEY’S PREP & LANDING: NAUGHTY VS. NICE:See Sunday, December 15 for description. (Animated)

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