Where to Catch the Holiday Classics

If your family loves Christmas traditions, then there’s no doubt that your family enjoys watching the annually-televised Christmas classics each year during Christmas week. Christmas classics are the best part of the season. We have 25 Days of Christmas from ABC Family during the entire month of Decemeber, along with other networks showing classics all throughout Decemeber. Because most of us are home today and tomorrow, television is easily the best past time. Today and tomorrow, here’s where you can find the best Christmas movie classics. Even if you can’t catch these on TV, they’re great to stream or rent for a great family movie night!

“A Charlie Brown Christmas”

charlie-brown-christmas-25Airs: Dec. 24 (tonight), 9 p.m. on ABC
This adorable Christmas classic is one you cannot miss. Your last chance to catch it this year on television is tonight! Watch as Charlie Brown goes on to discover the real meaning of the holiday season.


Airs: Dec. 25 (tomorrow), 8 p.m. on ABC Spark
Who doesn’t love Buddy the Elf! Will Ferrell stars as Buddy from the North Pole, a very, very (human) elf who tries to find his father in New York.

“Fred Claus”

Airs: Dec. 24 (tonight), 8 p.m., and Dec. 25 (tomorrow), 3 p.m. on ABC Spark
Did you know Santa Claus had a brother? Vince Vaughn stars as Fred Claus, Santa’s brother. When he has to move back home to the North Pole, chaos ensues.

“It’s a Wonderful Life”

Airs: Dec. 24 (tonight), 8 p.m. on NBC
This classic Christmas story is about George Bailey and how he rediscovers the spirit of Christmas while it seems the entire world is falling apart around him.

“A Christmas Story”

Airs: Dec. 24 (tonight) 8 p.m. through Dec. 25 (tomorrow) – 24 hour air-time on TBS
Every year, you can expect one of the best Christmas classics to be aired 24 hours on TBS, beginning at 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve and lasting through 8 p.m. on Christmas. This 1983 classic Christmas comedy tells of nine-year-old Ralphie Parker who wants one thing for Christmas: a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Rangel Model air rifle. There’s only one problem. His request is denied multiple times, including by Santa Claus himself, because he’ll “shoot his eye out.”