One of the best ways to relax this time of year is by filling your favorite mug with hot cocoa or soup and sitting by a crackling fire. If you don’t have a working fireplace, a high-definition flat screen TV is the next best thing, and there’s no shortage of holiday specials to watch between now and Christmas:
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – Tuesday, 11/28 at 8:00 PM, CBS
Burl Ives narrates this animated Christmas classic.
85th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center – Wednesday, 11/29 at 8:00 PM, NBC
It’s all about lighting the big tree, plus musical performances by Pentatonix, Jennifer Nettles, Gwen Stefani, and The Tenors.
A Charlie Brown Christmas – Thursday, 11/30 at 8:00 PM, ABC
It wouldn’t be the holiday season without a visit from Charlie Brown and his droopy Christmas tree.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration – Thursday, 11/30 at 9 :00 PM, ABC
Performances from Joey McIntyre, Lea Michele, Ciara, Darius Rucker, Fifth Harmony, Hanson, plus Frozen stars Kirsten Bell and Idina Menzel. We’ll also get a preview of the new Star Wars-themed attractions at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer – Friday, 12/1 at 8:00 PM, CW
Will Jake Spankenheimer find his missing grandmother on Christmas Eve?
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic – Monday, 12/11 at 8:00 PM, Freeform
A behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to throw a winter wonderland wedding at Disney World. This will also be a regular series in 2018.
Gwen Stefani’s You Make It Feel Like Christmas – Tuesday, 12/12 at 9:00 PM, NBC
Her boyfriend and fellow judge from The Voice, Blake Shelton, also appears.
Taraji’s White Hot Holidays – Thursday, 12/14 at 8:00 PM, Fox
Taraji P. Henson of Empire will be joined by Chaka Khan, Salt-N-Pepa, Taye Diggs, and Jay Pharoah.
How Murray Saved Christmas – Sunday, 12/24 at 7:30 PM, NBC
This 2014 animated special features the voices of NBC sitcom alum Jerry Stiller (Seinfeld), Sean Hayes (Will & Grace), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), and John Ratzenberger (Cheers).
It’s a Wonderful Life – Sunday, 12/24 at 8:00 PM, NBC
The definitive classic Christmas movie from 1946 starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, and Henry Travers as Clarence the angel.