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'Frosty The Snowman' airs on Friday, Nov. 27 from 8-8:30 p.m. on CBS.

How To Watch Frosty The Snowman This Holiday Season

You have plenty of opportunities to catch everyone's favorite snowman with two eyes made out of coal in 2023.

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For years and years, families have been snuggling up to watch their favorite Christmas classics and, of course, that includes 1969’s Frosty the Snowman. While you won’t be able to find it streaming on Netflix or Hulu, you can watch Frosty the Snowman on TV with a good old-fashioned cable subscription in 2023. Here’s everything you need to know.

When does Frosty the Snowman air on TV in 2023?

Frosty the Snowman, the 30-minute animated classic that tells the story of how a magical top hat brings Frosty the Snowman to life, will air multiple times on Freeform in 2023:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 20: 9:30 p.m. ET
  • Thursday, Dec. 21: 4:40 p.m. ET
  • Sunday, Dec. 24: 6:40 p.m. ET
  • Monday, Dec. 25: 4:30 p.m. ET

CBS will also air Frosty the Snowman on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. ET. Frosty Returns, the 1993 animated Christmas with John Goodman voicing Frosty the Snowman, airs right after on Dec. 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET.

Can you stream Frosty the Snowman?

The Christmas special isn’t available on popular streaming platforms, but you can watch Frosty The Snowman any time you wish on YouTube. You can also purchase a digital copy of the holiday classic on Vudu, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube Movies, and Google Play, as well as other Christmas cartoons such as Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town.

Frosty the Snowman has been delighting families and airing on TV since 1969. Animated Cartoons for Children/ YouTube

You can buy a physical copy of Frosty the Snowman.

If you would like something a little more solid, you can purchase the DVD deluxe edition on sale at Target for $20, which includes Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus is Comin' To Town, The Little Drummer Boy, and Cricket on the Hearth. You can also buy a copy of Frosty the Snowman at Best Buy for $20.

However, you choose to watch the “jolly happy soul, with a corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal” this year, let it be with a cup of warm cocoa or cider and everyone you love.

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