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Oh my goodness! You guys? Can you believe it's December? Didn't the year go by...not nearly fast enough? 2020 has been different, and whatever holidays you plan to celebrate in the last month of the year are pretty much guaranteed to be different, too. But! One thing we can still, thankfully, count on is a plethora of Christmas movies and holiday specials to populate our television screens. I mean, I think it's safe to say that we all need some additional cheer and easy escapism right now, and there will be plenty of opportunities for that, thanks to our favorite networks and streaming services!

Before we get to the schedule, here are some things to note. First, all of the times are in EST, so if you're not on the east coast, make note of the time difference so you can tune in accordingly. Second, if this list looks a little thin, not to fear! I've only listed the premiere of each movie / special, and (as you likely know) several networks replay their holiday offerings, and once an original Christmas movie or special goes live on a streamer, it's typically there forever, so be sure to check listings for repeat airings, and to see what premiered in previous weeks. Last, but maybe most important, go ahead and bookmark this guide, because there may be updates during the month as things are announced. OK? Great! Let's get to it!

Sunday, December 6

7 p.m. - Christmas on the Range - UPtv
7 p.m. - Christmas Dilemma - TV One
7 p.m. - Christmas Together - ION
8 p.m. - A Holly Dolly Christmas - CBS
8 p.m. - Christmas Ever After - Lifetime
8 p.m. - Call The Midwife Holiday Special (2018) - PBS
8 p.m. - Christmas She Wrote - Hallmark
9 p.m. - Marry Me this Christmas - Bounce
9 p.m. - Euphoria Christmas Episode - HBO
9:30 p.m. - Call The Midwife Holiday Special (2019) - PBS
10 p.m. - A Little Christmas Charm - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Monday, December 7

8 p.m. - The Santa Squad - Lifetime

Tuesday, December 8

9 p.m. - A Christmas for Mary - OWN

Wednesday, December 9

12:01 a.m. - Christmas on the Coast - Fox Nation
8 p.m. - The Great Christmas Light Fight (season premiere) - ABC
8 p.m. - Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Musical! - NBC
9 p.m. - Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown 2020 - The CW

Thursday, December 10

8 p.m. - Silent Night - A Song For The World - The CW

Friday, December 11

12:01 a.m. - High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special - Disney+
12:01 a.m. - Disney Channel's Epic Holiday Showdown - Disney+
12:01 a.m. - Disney Holiday Magic Quest - Disney+
8 p.m. - Inn Love by Christmas - Lifetime
8 p.m. - The Christmas Caroler Challenge - The CW
9 p.m. - Joe Bob Saves Christmas - Shudder

Saturday, December 12

7 p.m. - Beaus of Holly - ION
8 p.m. - The Christmas Lottery - BET
8 p.m. - The Christmas Setup - Lifetime
8 p.m. - Love, Lights, Hanukkah! - Hallmark
10 p.m. - Toys of Terror - Syfy
10 p.m. - A Glenbrooke Christmas - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Sunday, December 13

6 p.m. - White House Christmas 2020 - HGTV
7 p.m. - The Christmas Sitters - ION
7 p.m. - Dashing in December - Paramount Network
7:30 p.m. - A Charlie Brown Christmas - PBS
8 p.m. - A Sugar & Spice Holiday - Lifetime
8 p.m. - Christmas Comes Twice - Hallmark
10 p.m. - Unlocking Christmas - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Monday, December 14

8 p.m. - Lonestar Christmas - Lifetime
9 p.m. - The 17th Annual Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir, featuring Kelli O’Hara and Richard Thomas - PBS

Tuesday, December 15

8 p.m. - Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas, with Vanessa Williams - PBS
9 p.m. - Cooking Up Christmas - OWN
9 p.m. - Christmas at Belmont (2019) - PBS

Wednesday, December 16

12:01 a.m. - How To Ruin Christmas: The Wedding - Netflix
9 p.m. - A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special - NBC

Thursday, December 17

12:01 a.m. - Sesame Street: Holiday at Hooper's - HBO Max

Friday, December 18

12:01 a.m. - Home For Christmas: Season 2 - Netflix
12:01 a.m. - Disney Channel Holiday House Party - Disney+
12:01 a.m. - Arendelle Castle Yule Log - Disney+
12:01 a.m. - A Creepshow Holiday Special: Shapeshifters Anonymous - Shudder
8 p.m. - Christmas on the Menu - Lifetime
8:30 p.m. - Shrek the Halls - ABC
10 p.m. - Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas - PBS

Saturday, December 19

8 p.m. - A Christmas Exchange - Lifetime
8 p.m. - A Christmas Carousel - Hallmark
8 p.m. - Global Citizen Prize - NBC
9 p.m. - Letters to Satan Claus - Syfy
10 p.m. - Swept Up by Christmas - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Sunday, December 20

12:01 a.m. - Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town - Peacock
7 p.m. - The Sound of Music - ABC
8 p.m. - A Christmas Break - Lifetime
8 p.m. - Cross Country Christmas - Hallmark
8:30 p.m. - Garth & Trisha Live! A Holiday Concert Event - CBS
9:30 p.m. - The 22nd Annual A Home For The Holidays - CBS
10 p.m. - Project Christmas Wish - Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Monday, December 21

8 p.m. - Spotlight on Christmas - Lifetime
8 p.m. - The Price Is Right At Night - CBS
9 p.m. - Let's Make A Deal Primetime - CBS

Tuesday, December 22

9 p.m. - First Christmas - OWN

Wednesday, December 23

2 p.m. - General Hospital (holiday episode) - ABC

Thursday, December 24

8 p.m. - It's a Wonderful Life - NBC
11:30 p.m. - Christmas Eve Mass - NBC

Friday, December 25

10 a.m. - Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Celebration - ABC
8:30 p.m. - How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) - NBC
9 p.m. - Call The Midwife Season 10 Holiday Special (2020) - PBS

Thursday, December 31

8 p.m. - United In Song: A Celebration of America's Resilience - PBS
8 p.m. - The Countdown to 2021 - NBC
10 p.m. - NBC's New Year's Eve Special - NBC

Well, that should be enough to keep anyone entertained, right? Remember, be sure to bookmark this schedule so that you can stay up to date on all the holiday offerings coming this year! For more to watch, check out our guide to fall TV and see what's coming early next year!

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