There’s no better time (or excuse) to spend quality time with your family, friends and TV this holiday season. This December, explore world-class events, family-friendly shows, movie marathons and non-stop holiday cheer.
‘Yellowstone’ – Paramount Network – Sundays 8/7c
Who would’ve thought we’d fall in love with a family of cattle ranchers on a quest to hold onto their land – and power? Gallop over to Paramount Network to watch the rest of Yellowstone Season 5 on Sundays.
Get caught up with the entertaining saga with our Yellowstone Season 5 Guide.
‘His Dark Materials’ – HBO® – Mondays 9/8c
The final season of His Dark Materials kicks off strong and tackles deep-rooted issues like war, bigotry and corruption in a more literal sense than its predecessors. See what all the hype is about.
Holiday Movie Favorites On Demand – Ch. 1000 – Now-Dec. 31
Forget movie night, have a movie marathon with many of your favorites available On Demand, including A Christmas Story (TBS), ELF (AMC/TBS), Four Christmases (AMC/TBS), National Lampoon‘s Christmas Vacation (AMC/TBS), The Polar Express (AMC/TBS), DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! (TBS), Christmas with the Kranks (AMC), The Holiday, All I Want for Christmas (AMC), Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure (AMC) and Arthur Christmas (TBS). Availability is subject to change.
‘Best Christmas Ever’ – AMC – Now-Dec. 31
AMC continues its festive tradition with Best Christmas Ever, featuring non-stop holiday programming all month. Favorites like Christmas with the Kranks, Elf , Love Actually and National Lampoons Christmas Vacation [CR1] will be next to originals like Christmas with the Campbells. Availability is subject to change.
‘25 Days of Christmas’ – Freeform – Now-Dec. 25
‘Countdown to Christmas’ – Hallmark Channel – Now-Dec. 25
Keep your holiday spirit high with an abundance of holiday originals and beloved favorites. All December long, explore Hallmark’s robust watch list to appeal to entertainment lovers of all types.Availability is subject to change. Explore the many available titles now.
‘It’s a Wonderful Lifetime’ – Lifetime – Now-Dec. 18
Embark on a holiday journey to remember with Lifetime as they debut countless holiday-focused originals to keep spirits high. Explore the lineup. Availability is subject to change.
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ – FOX/FS1 – Now-Dec. 18
Tis the season when Soccer takes the world’s stage. See how your favorite teams and countries are faring and explore the schedule with our FIFA World Cup Guide.
‘Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration’ – ABC – Dec. 15
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the beloved Disney classic, Beauty and the Beast, with a two-hour tribute featuring the animated film and live-action special.
College Football Bowl Season – ABC/CBS/FOX/ESPN – Dec. 16 – Jan. 9
Find more shows to keep you (and your friends and family) entertained over the holidays.
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The holidays are upon us, and you officially have permission to grab the family, settle in and watch all of your favorite TV shows, movies and sports – guilt free. Explore the marathons, events, shows and originals airing over the next two weeks.
Best Christmas Ever – AMC – Now-Dec. 31
AMC’s festive tradition, Best Christmas Ever, continues with some of the best holiday programming available. Favorites like Christmas with the Kranks, Elf , Love Actually and National Lampoons Christmas Vacation will air next to originals like Christmas with the Campbells. Availability is subject to change.
25 Days of Christmas – Freeform – Now-Dec. 25
Regardless of your family’s traditions, holiday movies are a universal festive way to spend the season. Holiday classics like Miracle on 34th Street, Home Alone and Scrooged are available on Freeform during the conclusion of their ’25 Days of Christmas’ event. Don’t miss out. Availability is subject to change.
Countdown to Christmas – Hallmark Channel – Now-Dec. 25
Hallmark is known for their iconic holiday classics, and Countdown to Christmas has them running on a non-stop loop. As the month comes to a close, catch up on this wholesome watch list with titles to appeal to everyone in the family. Explore the many available titles now. Availability is subject to change.
College Football Bowl Season – ABC/CBS/FOX/ESPN – Now-Jan. 9, 2023
It’s time for the biggest games of the college football season, bowl games. Over the next few weeks, watch the games that really bring out school spirit and hometown pride. Explore the schedule to see when your favorite teams are playing.
2022 NFL Christmas Tripleheader – FOX/CBS/NBC – Dec. 25
While enjoying holiday meals and family gatherings, football is the best way to spend the day. And this year, three games will span Christmas Day.
Packers at Dolphins – 1 p.m. ET – FOX
Broncos at Rams – 4:30 p.m. ET – CBS
Buccaneers at Cardinals – 8:20 p.m. ET – NBC
Keep up with the football games to watch each week.
New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash – CBS – Dec. 31
No matter how you ring in the new year, make sure it’s a “Big Bash.” The spectacular event will feature Brooks & Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band alongside other country music stars on Saturday, Dec. 31 from 8-10 p.m. ET/PT and 10:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. ET/PT on CBS.
Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve – ABC – Dec. 31
Maybe country music isn’t your forte, luckily, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve has a different tempo. Duran Duran, New Edition, J-Hope of BTS and more will take the Times Square stage as Ryan Seacrest counts us down into 2023.
2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® – TNT – Jan. 2, 2023
Nothing more authentic than when hockey players take to the ice…outdoors. The 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic® will take over the iconic Fenway Park in Boston for a matchup worth bundling up for. Watch the game featuring the Boston Bruins vs the Pittsburgh Penguins at 2 p.m. ET on TNT
The Rose Parade – NBC – Jan. 2, 2023
The Tournament of Roses Parade, often known as just The Rose Parade will take over Pasadena just as it does each year prior to the Rose Bowl. Watch the Parade live on NBC from 8 p.m. – 12 p.m. PT. before settling in for the main event featuring Utah vs. Penn State,
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