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“Hallmark Hall of Fame: Christmas With Holly” airs Dec. 9 on ABC.
Holiday program guide

Snuggle up to classics (and some new stuff, too)

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The Frank Capra holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” will air at 8 p.m. Dec. 24 on NBC.

Everyone has favorite holiday classics from songs to cookies to those tattered stockings Mom just can’t bare to replace.

And then there’s the TV specials that keep us entertained inside while – sing it with us, now – the weather outside is frightful.

Here is a listing of when some of those TV classics will air, along with a couple of newer Christmas specials.

Many of the programs listed have multiple runs during the season, and some of the listed times may change, so check your up-to-date listings before setting the DVR.

Dec. 2

•“The Christmas Heart,” 8 p.m. on Hallmark

•“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” 7 p.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 3

•“Rudolph’s Shiny New Year,” 5:30 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys,” 6:30 p.m. on ABC Family

•“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Blake Shelton’s Not-So-Family Christmas,” 10 p.m. on NBC

Dec. 4

•“Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too,” 6 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” 8 p.m. on CBS

•“Fred Claus,” 10 p.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 5

•“Home Alone,” 7 p.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 6

•“The Polar Express,” 6 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Disney’s ‘A Christmas Carol,’ ” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 7

•“A Season for Miracles,” 6 p.m. on Hallmark

Dec. 8

•“Come Dance With Me,” 8 p.m. on Hallmark

•“The Flight Before Christmas,” 9 p.m. on CBS

•“White House Christmas 2012,” 9 p.m on HGTV

Dec. 9

•“Holiday in Handcuffs,” 6 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Help for the Holidays,” 8 p.m. on Hallmark

•“The Mistle-Tones,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Disney Prep & Landing,” 8 p.m. on ABC

•“Disney Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice,” 8:30 p.m. on ABC

•“Hallmark Hall of Fame: Christmas with Holly,” 9 p.m. on ABC

Dec. 10

•“A Miser Brothers’ Christmas,” 5 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Jack Frost” (1979),” 6 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Mickey’s Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m. on ABC Family

•“The Year Without a Santa Claus,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays,” 10 p.m. on NBC

Dec. 11

•“A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa,” 9 p.m. on The CW

Dec. 12

•“The Christmas Card,” 10 p.m. on Hallmark

Dec. 13

•“Christmas in the White House,” 8 p.m. on NBC

Dec. 14

•“Prancer Returns,” 8 p.m. on The CW

•“Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Yes, Virginia,” 9 p.m. on CBS

•“The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story,” 9:30 p.m. on CBS

Dec. 15

•“Baby’s First Christmas,” 8 p.m. on Hallmark

•“Elf,” 8 p.m. on CBS

Dec. 16

• “A Christmas Carol (1951),” 9:30 p.m. on TCM

Dec. 17

•“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat,” 6:30 p.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 18

•“Miracle on 34th Street (1994),” 5:30 p.m. on ABC Family

•“It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie,” 8 p.m. on The CW

Dec. 19

•“Noel,” 8 p.m. on The CW

Dec. 20

•Chirstmas-themed “Beverly Hills, 90210” episodes, 7 to 11 a.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 21

•“The Happy Elf,” 8 p.m. on The CW

•“Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” 9 p.m. on The CW

Dec. 22

•“The Santa Clause,” 6 p.m. on ABC Family

•“The Santa Clause 2,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

•“Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol,” 8 p.m. on NBC

•“The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause,” 10 p.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 23

•“A Dennis the Menace Christmas,” 8:30 a.m. on ABC Family

Dec. 24

•“It’s a Wonderful Life,” 8 p.m. on NBC

•“Christmas Is Here Again,” 8 p.m. on The CW

•“A Christmas Story,” 8 p.m. on TBS

•“Second Star to the Left,” 9:30 p.m. on The CW

Dec. 25

•“Doctor Who: The Snowmen,” 9 p.m. on BBC America

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