The holiday season is upon us and one of the sure-fire ways to get into the spirit of the season is to grab the family and enjoy a classic holiday movie or show. But, when it comes to holiday films and TV specials, there is a plethora of titles to choose from. No matter if you’re into the claymation classics, heartwarming black and white films, action movies that take place around Christmas (we see you Die Hard fans), or family holiday comedies, we have compiled a list of where you can watch them all.
- HBO Max Holiday Wonderland: HBO Max is getting in on the holiday cheer. You can watch classic movies like Elf, The Polar Express, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, while also enjoying new HBO exclusive holiday movies like A Christmas Story Christmas and Santa Camp. An HBO Max subscription is required.
- Disney+ Happy Holidays Collection: Disney+ is offering a collection of family holiday shows. Enjoy your favorite Disney holiday movies such as Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, A Christmas Carol, and Home Alone. You will also enjoy Disney+ exclusives like The Santa Clauses, Noelle, and Best in Snow. A Disney+ subscription is required.
- Netflix Holiday Movies: Netflix is back with another bag of holiday shows. Enjoy new Netflix Original movies and shows like Falling for Christmas, A Boy Called Christmas, The Noel Diary, Nailed It! Holiday!, and The Christmas Chronicles. You will also find a wide variety of holiday films for the whole family, including romantic comedies, animated specials, holiday dramas, and more. A Netflix subscription is required.
- It’s a Wonderful Lifetime: Lifetime Channel has a complete lineup of its own original holiday movies. Check out originals like Reba McEntire’s Christmas in Tune, Hometown Christmas, and the Holiday Fix Up. New movies premiere every weekend and you can watch live on ImOn Channels 23 & 823, or stream on the Lifetime app. Click here for a schedule of their new movie premieres.
- ION Your New Holiday Tradition: ION is kicking off the holiday season with special holiday shows every Sunday in December through Christmas Day. Check out brand new movies like The Search for Secret Santa, A Prince and Pauper Christmas, The Case of the Christmas Diamond, and Dognapped: Hound for the Holidays on ImOn channels 3 and 815.
- Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas: Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas kicks off December 1 with dozens of holiday movies to keep you in a festive mood all season long! Enjoy a mix of new hits and classic holiday movies on ImOn channels 26 & 826. Click here for a full schedule.
- Hallmark's Countdown to Christmas: Tis the season for Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas! Every year, Hallmark counts down to Christmas with the release of new festive movies to enjoy all season long. This year they are releasing 31 brand-new holiday movies. You can catch these new holiday movies every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on the Hallmark Channel, ImOn Channels 58 and 854, now through Christmas.
- TCM Holiday Classics: Turner Classic Movies will air older holiday films during their annual Holiday Movie Marathon on December 18-24.
- TBS and TNT Winter Break: The TNT and TBS networks are celebrating winter break early with holiday programming all season long. Watch classic holiday movies and holiday episodes of some of your favorite shows all month long. You can watch on ImOn Channels 57, 61, 857, and 861, or stream on the TBS and TNT apps.
- GAC Family’s Great American Christmas: GAC Family, ImOn Channel 119, brings family-friendly holiday programming all month long. Enjoy new original movies premiering every Saturday and Sunday along with fan-favorite holiday romcoms.
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