ABC Family Full Schedule for 25 Days of Christmas!

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For the first time, ABC Family will premiere holiday episodes of original drama series Pretty Little Liars, Chasing Life, The Fosters and Switched at Birth – as well as debut holiday episodes of Baby Daddy and Melissa and Joey! Also, ring in the 25 Days of Christmas with the annual Countdown to the 25 Days of Christmas with family favorites such as Finding Nemo and Brave. Please feel free to share the below press releases, social information and all upcoming series assets as they become available.

25 Days of Christmas

Air Date: Monday, December 1 to Thursday, December 25

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  • For the first time, the network will premiere holiday episodes of original drama series “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Fosters,” Switched at Birth,” and “Chasing Life”
  • “Melissa and Joey” and “Baby Daddy” will also debut new holiday episodes
  • Cable’s biggest programming event of the year also includes the network television premiere of
  • “Arthur Christmas” and features the ABC Family premiere broadcast of “Toy Story That Time Forgot”
  • The network’s recent “100 Days Until Christmas” graphic was its most-shared post ever with over 200,000 Facebook shares

ABC Family’s “25 Days of Christmas,” cable’s biggest programming event of the year, returns with 25-continuous days of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family. From December 1 – 25, viewers can ring in the holidays with new holiday episodes of original series, holiday specials and returning favorites.

This year, “25 Days of Christmas” will feature original holiday episodes of comedy series “Melissa and Joey,” and “Baby Daddy.” And for the first time, holiday episodes of drama series “Pretty Little Liars,” “The Fosters,” “Switched at Birth,” and “Chasing Life” will also make their debut during the week of December 8.

The holiday cheer continues with the network-television premiere of the delightful holiday movie “Arthur Christmas,” featuring the voices of James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie and Jim Broadbent as Santa, on Saturday, December 6 (9:00– 11:00 PM ET/PT) and the ABC Family debut of the new Christmas special “Toy Story That Time Forgot” on Sunday, December 7 (8:00– 8:30 PM ET/PT)

On Sunday, December 21, the network will air a Rankin Bass holiday classics marathon, featuring such beloved programs as “The Little Drummer Boy” (1:00 – 1:30 PM ET/PT), “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town (3:00-4:00 PM ET/PT), and “The Year Without a Santa Claus” (4:00 – 5:00 PM ET/PT). Other returning favorites include “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (Monday, December 1, 6:00–8:00 PM), holiday classic “Elf” (Monday, December 1, 8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT,) and a “The Santa Clause” double feature (begins Tuesday, December 2, 8:00 PM ET/PT).

25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS day-by-day programming highlights include

Monday, December 1

(4:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979)

Pardon-Me-Pete the Groundhog tells the story of how Jack Frost briefly became human and helped a knight win his lady love. (Animated)

(5:00–6:00 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)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

The comic misadventures of the beleaguered Griswold family continue as America’s most dedicated dad (Chevy Chase) is determined to stay at home to create “the most fun-filled old fashioned family Christmas ever” – but life has a particular way of throwing wet logs on Clark Griswold’s fire. (Live Action)

(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) ELF

Buddy (Will Ferrell) grew up in the North Pole, never realizing he was not a Christmas Elf like all of his friends. When he finds out the truth, he sets out for New York City to find the father he never knew. But Buddy isn’t used to the big city, and New York has never seen anyone like Buddy! (Live Action)

(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

Tim Allen stars as Scott Calvin, a divorced father whose strained relationship with his son Charlie (Eric Lloyd) begins to mend only after a bizarre twist of fate transforms him into the new Santa. (Live Action)

(12:00–1:00 AM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN Encore Presentation

(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979) Encore Presentation

Tuesday, December 2

(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) RUDOLPH AND FROSTY’S CHRISTMAS IN JULY

Rudolph’s magical glowing nose is not only helpful at Christmas, but also in the heat of summer when Rudolph and his friend Frosty the Snowman are called in to rescue a struggling circus at a special July 4th benefit. (Animated)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) ELF

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

THE SANTA CLAUSE DOUBLE FEATURE!

(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE

Holiday magic mixes with comical chaos as Tim Allen reprises his role of Scott Calvin, aka Santa, as he juggles a full house of family and the mischievous Jack Frost (Martin Short) – whose chilling Santa-envy has him trying to take over the “big guy’s” holiday. (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) PRANCER

A young girl reawakens the Christmas spirit in her town when she becomes convinced a wounded reindeer is actually Santa’s reindeer Prancer. (Live Action)

Wednesday, December 3

(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) PRANCER

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) THE POLAR EXPRESS

The Academy Award®-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis reunite for the inspiring tale of a young boy and the magical train he boards to the North Pole. Based on the beloved Caldecott Medal children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) A VERY BRADY CHRISTMAS

The Brady family reunites for Christmas and prays for a holiday miracle when Mike Brady (Robert Reed) is involved in an accident. (Live Action)

Thursday, December 4

(5:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) RUDOLPH’S SHINY NEW YEAR

Santa sends Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to find Baby New Year, who has run away from Father Time. (Animated)

(6:00–7:00 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)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) THE POLAR EXPRESS

See Wednesday, December 3 for description. (Animated)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL

The classic tale of a miserly old man named Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited on Christmas Eve by three ghosts who attempt to help him change his life and embrace the holidays. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 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)

Friday, December 5

(5:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(8:00–10:30 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

Jim Carrey stars as the title character who tries to ruin Christmas for all the Whos of Whoville in this live-action adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss children’s story. (Live Action)

(10:30–11:30 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(11:30 PM–2:00 AM ET/PT) – FRED CLAUS

Santa’s estranged older brother, Fred (Vince Vaughn), has reluctantly agreed to visit his family at the North Pole for Christmas. But when their longtime rift threatens Christmas for everyone, it’s up to Fred to prove that he is a true Claus and save the holidays! (Live Action)

Saturday, December 6

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

All Ethan (Ethan Embry) and his younger sister Hallie (Thora Birch) want for Christmas is for their parents to get back together. The children concoct a scheme to make their holiday wish come true, and with the help of mice, an ice-cream truck, a few telephone calls and the magic of Santa, their plan might just work! (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) A DENNIS THE MENACE CHRISTMAS

Dennis tries to spread the Christmas spirit to his grumpy neighbor Mr. Wilson (Robert Wagner) and receives some help from the Angel of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future. (Live Action)

(11:00 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS

See Friday, December 5 for description. (Live Action)

(1:30–2:00 PM ET/PT) FROSTY’S WINTER WONDERLAND

Everyone’s favorite snowman, Frosty, plans to marry, but not if the evil Jack Frost can help it. Can the children save Frosty from being frozen lifeless and get him to the church on time? (Animated)

(2:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(4:00–6:30 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

See Friday, December 5 for description. (Live Action)

(6:30–9:00 PM ET/PT) 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 accidentally 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)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS – Network Television Premiere!

How does Santa deliver all those presents on one night? With a team of Christmas elves, and one high-tech operation, and the entire Claus family’s help! However, after a present is lost on Christmas Eve, Santa’s youngest son Arthur teams up with an elf for an urgent mission to make sure a little girl receives a special gift. (Animated)

(11:00 PM–1:00 AM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE Encore Presentation

(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979)

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

Sunday, December 7

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) A DENNIS THE MENACE CHRISTMAS

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–9:30 AM ET/PT) THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY

Based on the Christmas song, the “Little Drummer Boy” tells the story of Aaron, a poor boy who cannot afford to buy a present for baby Jesus and instead plays a special song for him on his drums. (Animated)

(9:30–11:30 AM ET/PT) RUDOLPH AND FROSTY’S CHRISTMAS IN JULY

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Animated)

(11:30 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Animated)

(1:30-3:30PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)

Jack Frost (Michael Keaton) was always too busy to spend time with his son, Charlie. But when he dies in a car accident, Jack finds himself back to life in the form of a snowman! (Live Action)

(3:30–5:30 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(5:30–8:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY 3

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Animated)

(8:00–8:30 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT – ABC FAMILY PREMIERE

During a post-Christmas play date, the “Toy Story” gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It’s all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie’s room. (Animated)

(8:30–10:30 PM ET/PT) ELF

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(10:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT Encore Presentation

(11:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

Monday, December 8

(5:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) ELF

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) THE FOSTERS – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!

As Callie and Jude spend their first Christmas with the Fosters, Callie feels the sting of still being an official foster kid, while Jude’s guilt over having been adopted has him overcompensating.

(9:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) SWITCHED AT BIRTH – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!

As the Kennish and Vasquez families prepare to celebrate Christmas in their traditional ways, Bay and Daphne find themselves living each other’s lives as if the switch never happened.

(10:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(12:00–1:00 AM ET/PT) THE FOSTERS – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE Encore Presentation

(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) SWITCHED AT BIRTH – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE Encore Presentation

Tuesday, December 9

(5:00–5:30 PM ET/PT) FROSTY’S WINTER WONDERLAND

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Animated)

(5:30–6:00 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

Charles Dickens’s famous story is retold with Mickey as Bob Cratchit, Uncle Scrooge as Ebenezer Scrooge, Goofy as Jacob Marley’s ghost, and Donald as nephew Fred. (Animated)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) THE LITTLE MERMAID

Ariel (Jodi Benson) is a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid enchanted with all things human. Disregarding her father’s order to stay away from the world above the sea, she swims to the surface and, in a raging storm, rescues the prince of her dreams. Determined to be human, she strikes a bargain with the devious sea witch, Ursula (Pat Carroll), and trades her fins and beautiful voice for legs.

(8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!

Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer look to clear Spencer’s name and prove a connection between Alison and Bethany, while Alison gets a glimpse at the past, present and future by a ghostly presence.

(9:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) CHASING LIFE – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!

April’s grandparents (guest stars Ed Asner and Marion Ross) stir up trouble when they pay a visit and the Carvers celebrate an early family Christmas.

(10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) RUDOLPH’S SHINY NEW YEAR

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(12:00–1:00 AM ET/PT) PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE Encore Presentation

(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) CHASING LIFE – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE Encore Presentation

Wednesday, December 10

(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) THE LITTLE MERMAID

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(6:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) BABY DADDY

Ben takes drastic measures to get Emma a much sought-after toy for her first Christmas.

(7:30–8:00 PM ET/PT) MELISSA & JOEY

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.

(8:00–8:30 PM ET/PT) MELISSA & JOEY – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!

Mel and Joe are about to celebrate their first Christmas as a couple, which leads to a competition over whose family ornament should take the top spot on the tree.

(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) BABY DADDY – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!

Ben’s holiday season is going horribly wrong and he wishes there was no such thing as Christmas. But when Ben’s wish comes true and the holiday vanishes, he also erases Emma’s existence, since he met her mother at a Christmas Eve party. Can Ben get his loved ones to believe in Christmas and bring Emma back before it’s too late?

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(12:00–12:30 AM ET/PT) MELISSA & JOEY – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE Encore Presentation

(12:30–1:00 AM ET/PT) BABY DADDY – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE Encore Presentation

Thursday, December 11

(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)

See Sunday, December 7 for description. (Live Action)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1, for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) SCROOGED

A comedic take on Charles Dickens’ novel “A Christmas Carol.” A television executive (Bill Murray) who exploits the holidays in order to boost ratings, is haunted by three ghosts. (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) THE MISTLE-TONES

In the ABC Family original holiday movie, Holly (Tia Mowry) is devastated when she is turned down for a spot in the Christmas singing group The Snow Belles. So she forms her own group, the Mistle-Tones, and challenges her rival Marci (Tori Spelling) and The Snow Belles to a Christmas Eve sing-off! (Live Action)

Friday, December 12

(4:30–5:30 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979)

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(5:30–7:30 PM ET/PT) SCROOGED

See Thursday, December 11, for description. (Live Action)

(7:30–9:30 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(9:30 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1994)

A young girl is reluctant to believe in Santa Claus, despite the appearance of a jovial man who claims to be the real thing. (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS

Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez star in ABC Family’s original holiday tale about a desperate young woman who kidnaps a handsome guy to take home to her parents at Christmas to prove how well she’s doing with her life. (Live Action)

Saturday, December 13

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) UNLIKELY ANGEL

When diva country singer Ruby Diamond (Dolly Parton) is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, she is denied access into heaven because of her selfish ways. If she reunites the Bartilson family, who have been torn apart ever since Mrs. Bartilson died, by midnight on Christmas Eve, she will become an angel. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) THE MISTLE-TONES

See Thursday, December 11 for description. (Animated)

(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE 3

Eight year old Alex is home sick from school when he must outwit a gang of thieves who are targeting his neighborhood searching for a specific toy car, which Alex has!

(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) PRANCER

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(3:00–5:30 PM ET/PT) MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1994)

See Friday, December 12 for description. (Live Action)

(5:30–6:00 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(10:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(11:00–11:30 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(11:30 PM–2:00 AM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS

See Friday, December 5, for description. (Live Action)

Sunday, December 14

(7:00–9:30 AM ET/PT) MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1994)

See Friday, December 12 for description. (Live Action)

(9:30–11:30 AM ET/PT) DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(11:30 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)

See Sunday, December 7 for description. (Live Action)

(1:30–4:00 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS

See Friday, December 5, for description. (Live Action)

(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(6:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

See Friday, December 5 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Encore Presentation

Monday, December 15

(4:30–7:00 PM ET/PT) WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

The holder of a Golden Ticket wins a trip to where the world’s most wonderful sweets are made, in the mysterious chocolate factory of Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder). (Live Action)

(7:00–7:30 PM 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)

(7:30–8:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY’S PREP & 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)

(8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) THE POLAR EXPRESS

See Wednesday, December 3 for description. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) SANTA BABY

In this ABC Family original holiday movie, Mary Class (Jenny McCarthy) is a highly driven business executive whose great success is acknowledged by everyone but her father, who just happens to be Santa Claus (George Wendt). (Live Action)

Tuesday, December 16

(2:00–4:30 PM ET/PT) WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

See Monday, December 15 for description. (Live Action)

(4:30–6:30 PM ET/PT) RUDOLPH AND FROSTY’S CHRISTMAS IN JULY

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Animated)

(6:30–8:30 PM ET/PT) THE POLAR EXPRESS

See Wednesday, December 3 for description. (Animated)

(8:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is shocked when his Christmas wish – that his family would leave him alone – comes true when he is inadvertently left behind from a holiday vacation. But now there are two ruthless burglars targeting Kevin’s neighborhood, and it’s up to him to defend his house and catch the thieves! (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) SANTA BABY 2: CHRISTMAS MAYBE

In this ABC Family original movie, Jenny McCarthy reprises her role as Mary Class, Santa’s daughter, who is faced with a decision when her father decides to leave her in charge of the family business. Also starring Paul Sorvino and Dean McDermott. (Live Action)

Wednesday, December 17

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) HOLIDAZE

In this ABC Family original movie starring Jennie Garth and Cameron Mathison, Melody Gerard is unhappy when her boss sends her to her sleepy hometown to convince the reluctant townspeople to allow them to build a new discount store. Desperate to get out of town and back to her “real” life, Melody takes a spill and wakes up in an alternate universe where she never left home.

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) SANTA BABY

See Monday, December 15 for description. (Live Action)

(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) SANTA BABY 2: CHRISTMAS MAYBE

See Tuesday, December 16 for description. (Live Action)

(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(3:00–4:30 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S TWICE UPON A CHRISTMAS

Mickey and friends return to tell five more tales of holiday spirit and Christmas cheer. (Animated)

(4:30–5:30 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(5:30–6:30 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(6:30–9:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

See Tuesday, December 16, for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) CHRISTMAS CUPID

In this ABC Family original movie, Christina Milian stars as high-powered Hollywood publicist, Sloane, who finds herself haunted by the ghost of her recently departed infamous client, Caitlin (Ashley Benson), in a modern day take on Charles Dickens’ holiday classic story of A Christmas Carol. (Live Action)

Thursday, December 18

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) CHRISTMAS CUPID

See Wednesday, December 17 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) UNLIKELY ANGEL

See Saturday, December 13 for description. (Live Action)

(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) 12 DATES OF CHRISTMAS

Starring Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, the ABC Family original holiday movie follows a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again until she learns to open up her world to new things and stop living in the past. (Live Action)

(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS

See Friday, December 12 for description. (Live Action)

(3:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) PRANCER

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(5:00–6:30 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS

Kelsey Grammer narrates three charming Christmas tales with a Mickey Mouse twist, including the Christmas classic The Gift of the Magi, starring Mickey and Minnie Mouse. (Animated)

(6:30–8:30 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(8:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS

See Saturday, December 5, for description. (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS

See Friday, December 12 for description. (Live Action)

Friday, December 19

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) DESPERATELY SEEKING SANTA

In this ABC Family Original movie, an ambitious marketing executive gets more than she bargained for when she decides to run a “Sexy Santa” contest to replace the typical mall Santa, and the winner turns out to be more than just a handsome face.

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) UNACCOMPANIED MINORS

Wilmer Valderrama stars in this holiday romp set in the Unaccompanied Minors Room, an airport holding cell for dozens of stranded, parent-free kids from all over the country. (Live Action)

(11:00–11:30 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(11:30 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) PRANCER

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Live Action)

(1:30–3:30 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)

See Sunday, December 7 for description. (Live Action)

(3:30–6:00 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS

See Friday, December 5, for description. (Live Action)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

See Tuesday, December 16, for description. (Live Action)

(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) ELF

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) SCROOGED

See Thursday, December 11, for description. (Live Action)

Saturday, December 20

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) THE DOG WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS VACATION

Christmas chaos ensues in the ABC Family original movie “The Dog Who Saved Christmas” when the Bannister family adopts a misguided guard dog Zeus (voiced by Mario Lopez) to try and keep their home safe from neighborhood prowlers. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) SANTA BUDDIES: THE LEGEND OF SANTA PAWS

When Puppy Paws, the feisty son of Santa Paws, forgets the true meaning of the season, it’s up to the Buddies to remind him that Christmas is not about what you get; it’s about what you give. (Live Action)

(11:00 AM–12:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 PM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Animated)

(2:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

See Tuesday, December 16, for description. (Live Action)

(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1, for description. (Live Action)

(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) ELF

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(8:00–10:30 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

See Friday, December 5 for description. (Live Action)

(10:30 PM–1:00 AM ET/PT) HOME ALONE Encore Presentation

(1:00-2:00 AM ET/PT) A MISER BROTHERS’ CHRISTMAS

Starring Mickey Rooney, “A Miser Brothers’ Christmas” tells the story of how Santa throws out his back, potentially spoiling Christmas for boys and girls all over the world. (Animated)

Sunday, December 21

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) SANTA BUDDIES: THE LEGEND OF SANTA PAWS

See Saturday, December 20, for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Animated)

(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) RICHIE RICH’S CHRISTMAS WISH

Richie Rich (David Gallagher) gets more than he bargained for when Professor Keanbean (Eugene Levy) invents a wishing machine that magically transports Richie to an alternate universe where his nasty cousin Reggie Van Dough rules with an iron fist. (Live Action)

CHRISTMAS CLASSICS MARATHON!

(1:00–1:30 PM ET/PT) THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY

See Sunday, December 7 for description. (Animated)

(1:30–2:00 PM ET/PT) NESTOR, THE LONG EARED CHRISTMAS DONKEY

“Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey” tells the story of the donkey that carried Mary to Bethlehem. (Animated)

(2:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) RUDOLPH’S SHINY NEW YEAR

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(3:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN

See Monday, December 1, for description. (Animated)

(4:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(5:00–7:30 PM ET/PT) DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

See Friday, December 5 for description. (Live Action)

(7:30–10:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

See Tuesday, December 16, for description. (Live Action)

(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) THE POLAR EXPRESS

See Wednesday, December 3 for description. (Animated)

Monday, December 22

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) RICHIE RICH’S CHRISTMAS WISH

See Sunday, December 21 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) A DENNIS THE MENACE CHRISTMAS

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Live Action)

(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) UNLIKELY ANGEL

See Saturday, December 13 for description. (Live Action)

(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) SNOWGLOBE

In the ABC Family original movie, a mystical snow globe transports Angela (Christina Milian), who longs for the perfect Christmas away from her boisterous family, into an idyllic Christmas winter wonderland. (Live Action)

(3:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) THE MISTLE-TONES

See Thursday, December 11 for description. (Live Action)

(5:00–5:30 PM ET/PT) FROSTY’S WINTER WONDERLAND

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(5:30-6:30 PM ET/PT) RUDOLPH’S SHINY NEW YEAR

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(6:30–7:30 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Animated)

(7:30–8:30 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4, for description. (Animated)

(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT

See Sunday, December 7 for description. (Animated)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(12:00-2:00 AM ET/PT) RUDOLPH AND FROSTY’S CHRISTMAS IN JULY

See Tuesday, December 2 for description. (Animated)

Tuesday, December 23

(7:00–8:30 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS

See Thursday, December 18 for description. (Live Action)

(8:30–10:30 AM ET/PT) CHRISTMAS CUPID

See Wednesday, December 17 for description. (Live Action)

(10:30 AM–12:30 PM ET/PT) SANTA BABY

See Monday, December 15 for description. (Live Action)

(12:30–2:30 PM ET/PT) SANTA BABY 2: CHRISTMAS MAYBE

See Tuesday, December 16 for description. (Live Action)

(2:30–4:30 PM ET/PT) HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS

See Friday, December 12 for description. (Live Action)

(4:30–6:30 PM ET/PT) THE SANTA CLAUSE

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(6:30-7:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT

See Sunday, December 7 for description. (Animated)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

See Tuesday, December 16, for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) THE POLAR EXPRESS

See Wednesday, December 3, for description. (Animated)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Animated)

Wednesday, December 24

(7:00-7:30 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(7:30–9:30 AM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

See Saturday, December 6 for description. (Animated)

(11:00 AM-1:00 PM) SNOW

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Live Action)

(1:00 PM-3:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST

See Sunday, December 7 for description. (Live Action)

(3:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) THE POLAR EXPRESS

See Wednesday, December 3 for description. (Animated)

(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

See Tuesday, December 16, for description. (Live Action)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1, for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) ELF

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) SCROOGED

See Thursday, December 11, for description. (Live Action)

Thursday, December 25

(7:00–7:30 AM ET/PT) FROSTY’S WINTER WONDERLAND

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(7:30–8:00 AM ET/PT) THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY

See Sunday, December 21 for description. (Animated)

(8:00–8:30 AM ET/PT) NESTOR, THE LONG EARED CHRISTMAS DONKEY

See Sunday, December 21 for description. (Animated)

(8:30–9:00 AM ET/PT) ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Actor Joel Grey narrates this animated holiday special adapted from the famous poem by Clement Moore. (Animated)

(9:00–9:30 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL

See Tuesday, December 9 for description. (Animated)

(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE

See Tuesday, December 16, for description. (Live Action)

(1:00-2:00 PM ET/PT) RUDOLPH’S SHINY NEW YEAR

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(2:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO TOWN

See Monday, December 1, for description. (Animated)

(3:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS

See Thursday, December 4 for description. (Animated)

(4:00–4:30 PM ET/PT) DISNEY’S PREP & LANDING

See Monday, December 15 for description. (Animated)

(4:30–5:00 PM ET/PT) DISNEY’ S PREP & LANDING: NAUGHTY VS. NICE

See Monday, December 15 for description. (Animated)

(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

See Monday, December 1, for description. (Live Action)

(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) ELF

See Monday, December 1 for description. (Live Action)

(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE Encore Presentation

(12:00 AM–2:00 AM ET/PT) HOME ALONE 3

See Saturday, December 13, for description. (Live Action)

 

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