It’s (nearly) Christmas! And what better way to countdown to the big day than settling in with a whole month of Christmas movies on TV.
December 2019 has a lot to offer on both network and cable TV for viewers in the United States, from Christmas classics that are on the screen every year like Frosty the Snowman and It’s a Wonderful Life, to new movies that are sure to get you in the Yule Tide spirit like A Storybook Christmas and Same Time, Next Christmas.
Here’s our day by day picks of some of the best Christmas movies playing through December in the US. All times are EST.
What are the best Christmas movies on TV Sunday December 1st?
The Year without a Santa Claus – 12.15pm and 4.45pm, AMC
The Santa Claus – 2.45pm, Freeform
The Santa Claus 2 – 4.50pm, Freeform
The Santa Claus 3 – 6.55pm, Freeform
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – 6pm and 8.15pm, AMC
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town – 8pm, ABC
A Christmas Carol – 8pm, TCM
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch stole Christmas – 9pm, Freeform
Christmas with the Kranks – 10.30pm, AMC
Planes, Trains and Automobiles – 12.30am, AMC
What are the best Christmas movies on TV Monday December 2nd?
The Muppet Christmas Carol – 7.30am, Freeform
Deck the Halls – 4.15pm, Freeform
Planes, Trains and Automobiles – 5pm, AMC
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – 8pm, CBS
Miracle on 34th Street (1994) – 8pm, Sundance
Four Christmases – 11.35pm, AMC
What are the best Christmas movies on TV Tuesday December 3rd?
Four Christmases – 3.30pm, AMC
Home Alone – 5.50pm, Freeform
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch stole Christmas (1966) – 8pm, NBC
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, 8pm, AMC
You Light Up My Christmas – 8pm, Lifetime
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York – 8.20pm, Freeform
What are the best Christmas movies on TV Wednesday December 4th?
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town – 1pm, Freeform
Home Alone – 4pm, Freeform
The Polar Express – 6pm, AMC
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York – 6.30pm, Freeform
Elf – 8pm, AMC
What are the best Christmas movies on TV Thursday December 5th?