Christmas Day is once again upon us, which means it's time for everyone to join together with family, exchange gifts, and be merry. One way families often come together is by gathering around the TV. Whether it's to watch their favorite Christmas movies or TV shows or just to revisit particular classic episodes as family, there's no doubt some of us will spend Christmas Day snuggled up around the TV screen. Thankfully, networks know this and have provided an amazing line-up of shows and movies for the big day. From reality TV shows, game shows, Christmas movies, cartoons, and kid shows, there's something for everyone to watch. So what's on TV on Christmas Day? Let's just say you won't be hard pressed to find something amazing.
Check out the list below then grab your hot chocolate, a nice blanket, and some of those delicious Christmas cookies grandma baked just for you, and snuggle up to your loved ones for a great day of TV watching. With some programming beginning as early as 6 a.m.and a show or movie for just about everyone, you’ll be able to map out the entire day so everyone can watch exactly what they’d like while allowing you all to still be together. After all, nothing says the holidays like sitting down in front of the TV and laughing and/or crying over your favorite movies and shows.
So without further adieu...
It's a Wonderful Life
This classic black and white Christmas movie will be on early on Christmas Day at 6 a.m. ET on USA.
A Christmas Story
This classic Holiday movie about Ralphie and his wish for a Red Rider BB gun for Christmas will be airing every two hours, all day long on TNT and TBS beginning at 8 a.m. ET.
Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas
Freeform's annual marathon of holiday programming will continue running all day long. The marathon includes Jingle All the Way, The Polar Express, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town, Elf, and many more films.
Say Yes To The Dress Marathon
TLC is gifting us with an all day marathon of Say Yes to the Dress, beginning at noon ET. Make sure to grab some champagne.
Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas
Madea brings her no-nonsense attitude to a small rural town in this feel good movie that will air on USA at 9 p.m. ET.
The Disney Parks' Magical Christmas Celebration
The 33rd annual holiday extravaganza at the Disney parks will air on ABC at 10 a.m. ET.
Golden Girls Marathon
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET on TVLand, Golden Girls fans can watch their favorite ladies with this all day marathon.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta Marathon
If you're behind on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Bravo is giving you a chance to catch up with a marathon beginning at 2 p.m. ET.
March of the Wooden Soldiers
In my house it's not really Christmas until we watch March of the Wooden Soldiers. Thankfully the CW will be airing the classic film at noon ET.
Family Feud Marathon
If you're as obsessed with Family Feud as I am, you'll be happy to know GSN is having a marathon beginning at 2 p.m. ET.
Disney Channel's Fa-La-La-Lidays
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET, Disney Channel will be showing holiday episodes of kids' favorite shows all day long, including Bunk'd, Elena of Avalor, Girl Meets World, K.C. Undercover, and more.
So what are you waiting for? Sit back, relax, and let the holiday family bonding commence!