ABC Family’s Countdown to 25 Days to Christmas starts Sunday, December 1

Melissa & Joey Christmas Special "A New Kind of Christmas," Wednesday, December 11, 8 /7c ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Starts This Weekend

ABC Family’s Countdown to 25 Days to Christmas starts Sunday, December 1. This year’s special programming offers all the classic holiday movies, like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and The Santa Clause and Christmas specials of ABC Family shows, Baby Daddy and Melissa & Joey.

Another ABC Family Premiere includes The Little Mermaid.

This fun family programming begins on Sunday, December 1 with holiday movies all day, leading up to Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas with Jim Carrey.

There are multiple showings of the holiday classics The Santa Clause, The Santa Clause 2, The Santa Clause 3, Scrooged, The Polar Express and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (which also closes out the programming event on Christmas Day at 9 p.m.).


This year’s 25 Days of Christmas will feature another new ABC Family Original movie, Holidaze. Holidaze will premiere on Sunday, December 8 at 8 p.m. The movie stars Jennie Garth (90210, What I Like about You) and Cameron Mathison (All My Children, Good Morning America). Holidaze focuses on a business woman returning to her hometown and ends up seeing what life would have been like if she had never left. For the full plot summary visit ABC Family’s blog on the movie.

Other ABC Family premieres during the 25 Days of Christmas include Deck the Halls on Wednesday, December 4 at 10 p.m. and Disney’s The Little Mermaid on Saturday, December 14 at 8 p.m. There will also be all new Christmas episode’s of ABC Family’s hit comedies Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy on Wednesday, December 11 starting at 8 p.m.


Further Reading on M&C

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