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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 ReindeerTuesday, 11/28 at 8:00 PM, CBS
Burl Ives narrates this animated Christmas classic.

85th Annual Christmas in Rockefeller CenterWednesday, 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 ChristmasThursday, 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 CelebrationThursday, 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 ReindeerFriday, 12/1 at 8:00 PM, CW
Will Jake Spankenheimer find his missing grandmother on Christmas Eve?

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday MagicMonday, 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 ChristmasTuesday, 12/12 at 9:00 PM, NBC
Her boyfriend and fellow  judge from The Voice, Blake Shelton, also appears.

Taraji’s White Hot HolidaysThursday, 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 ChristmasSunday, 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 LifeSunday, 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.