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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ ‘Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,’ ‘Olaf’s Frozen Adventure’: ABC’s full holiday programming schedule

'A Charlie Brown Christmas,' 'Santa Claus is Comin' to Town,' 'Olaf's Frozen Adventure': ABC's full holiday programming schedule
Your favourite holiday classics are on ABC from now till we ring in 2019.

Fan favourite A Charlie Brown Christmas will air early in December and re-air as we get nearer to the large day. The road-up additionally consists of Santa Claus Is Comin’ to City, Olaf’s Frozen Journey, new episodes of The Nice Christmas Mild Struggle and a magical holiday celebration on the Disney theme parks.

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All occasions are Japanese Normal Time.


OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE – In “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” Olaf (voice of Josh Gad) groups up with Sven on a merry mission. It is the primary holiday season because the gates reopened and Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) and Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel) host a celebration for all of Arendelle. When the townspeople unexpectedly depart early to take pleasure in their particular person holiday customs, the sisters understand they haven’t any household traditions of their very own. So, Olaf units out to comb the dominion to deliver house the perfect traditions, and save Anna and Elsa’s “first Christmas in forever.” “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” options the unique forged of Arendelle characters, together with Olaf, voiced by Josh Gad (“Marshall,” “Book of Mormon”); Anna, voiced by Kristen Bell (“Frozen,” “Bad Moms”); Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel (Broadway’s “Wicked,” “Rent” and “If/Then”; Fox’s “Glee”); and Kristoff, voiced by Jonathan Groff (Broadway’s “Hamilton,” Netflix’s “Mindhunter”). (Eight:00-Eight:30 p.m.)

TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT – Pixar Animation Studios’ particular for tv, “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” options your favourite characters from the “Toy Story” movies. Throughout a post-Christmas play date, the “Toy Story” gang finds themselves in uncharted territory when the good set of motion figures ever end up to be dangerously delusional. It is all up to Trixie the triceratops if the gang hopes to return to Bonnie’s room on this “Toy Story That Time Forgot.” The forged consists of Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz, Kristen Schaal as Trixie, Kevin McKidd (“Grey’s Anatomy”) as Reptillus Maximus, Wallace Shawn as Rex, Timothy Dalton as Mr. Pricklepants, Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head and Joan Cusack as Jessie. (Eight:30-9:00 p.m.)

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY: MAGICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION – Be a part of singer, songwriter and “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” host Jordan Fisher and “Modern Family”‘s Sarah Hyland as they host the magical two-hour occasion from the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Joined by Disneyland host Jesse Palmer, Disney Parks and ABC will kick off the holiday season with a star-studded prime-time celebration showcasing unimaginable musical performances, particular appearances and Disney magical moments, together with a unprecedented citadel lighting spectacular from Disney Parks around the globe – touring the globe from Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and Anaheim, California, to Paris, Shanghai and Hong Kong. (9:00-11:00 p.m.)


THE VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW HOLIDAY SPECIAL – Victoria’s Secret’s legendary Angels take to the runway for “The 2018 Victoria’s Secret Holiday Special,” showcasing an all-star lineup of musical visitors, together with Bebe Rexha, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Kelsea Ballerini, Rita Ora, Shawn Mendes and The Struts. “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special” merges style, fantasy and leisure. (10:00-11:00 p.m.).

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THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT – “603”/”604″ – “The Great Christmas Light Fight” showcases probably the most spectacular and over-the-top Christmas shows in America. (Eight:00-10:00 p.m.)

THE GOOD DOCTOR – Winter Finale – “Quarantine” – Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Alex Park deal with two sufferers who collapse on the native airport and whose signs level to an an infection which will turn out to be airborne. The employees races to include the an infection earlier than it spreads to the remainder of the individuals within the ER, leading to a hospital quarantine in the course of the holidays. (Half certainly one of a two-part episode) (10:00-11:00 p.m.)


THE CONNERS – “Hold the Salt” – Dan questions Peter’s motives when he learns concerning the expensive Christmas present Jackie bought for her new, unemployed beau. Elsewhere, Mark and Mary write up their Christmas want lists, whereas Darlene receives recommendation from an unlikely supply. Matthew Broderick, Jay R. Ferguson and Juliette Lewis visitor star. (Eight:00-Eight:31 p.m.)


A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS – Have fun the enjoyment of the vacations with the basic animated Christmas-themed PEANUTS particular, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” created by the late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. Within the digitally remastered 1965 particular, Charlie Brown complains concerning the overwhelming materialism that he sees all over the place in the course of the Christmas season. Lucy means that he grow to be director of the varsity Christmas pageant and Charlie Brown accepts, however it proves to be a irritating wrestle. When an try to restore the right spirit with a forlorn little fir Christmas tree fails, Charlie Brown wants Linus’ assist to study what the actual which means of Christmas is. As well as, one other PEANUTS particular based mostly on the works of Charles Schulz, “Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales,” will even air with the Emmy-winning basic. (Eight:00-9:00 p.m.)

THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAY EDITION – Season Premiere – “Cake and Pastry Week” – In your marks, get set, bake! It is a double dose of spice this holiday season when probably the most festive and friendliest competitors on tv returns with new host Emma Bunton (Spice Women), Anthony “Spice” Adams, veteran decide Paul Hollywood (“The Great British Baking Show”) and new decide, three-time James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Sherry Yard. The warmth is on within the kitchen when 10 bakers enter the tent within the two-hour Season four premiere of “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition.” Based mostly on the hit U.Okay. collection “The Great British Baking Show,” “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition” options bakers from throughout the nation battling by way of 18 complete challenges with six challenges all through every two-hour themed episode, all within the hopes of being topped “America’s Best Amateur Baker.” (9:00-11:00 p.m.)


THE VICTORIA’S SECRET FASHION SHOW HOLIDAY SPECIAL – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/2/18) (9:00-10:01 p.m.)


THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAY EDITION – “Cake and Pastry Week” – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/6/18) (Eight:00-10:00 p.m.)


DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS – Season Finale – “The Finale (Holiday Special)” – The remaining movie star child couples advance to the finals on the holiday-themed season finale of “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors.” The night time kicks off with all 12 Juniors child couples, their mentors, judges Mandy Moore, Val Chmerkovskiy and Adam Rippon, and hosts Jordan Fischer and Frankie Muniz dancing to Whitney Myer’s “Dancing in the Stars.” For his or her first dance, the finalist couples will every reprise a favourite dance they carried out through the season, which may also function their mentor. For his or her second dance, every couple will carry out a no-holds-barred freestyle to a particular holiday-themed music. On the finish of the night time, based mostly on the studio viewers vote mixed with the judges’ scores, one couple shall be topped the champion, culminating an unimaginable season, and take house the all-new Juniors Mirrorball trophy. (Eight:00-9:00 p.m.)


CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS – The ninth annual “CMA Country Christmas” options iconic entertainer Reba McEntire, who returns as host for the second yr and also will carry out through the holiday music particular. Becoming a member of Reba are legendary acts and nation favorites together with Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Previous Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs and Brett Younger, taking the stage for an evening crammed with Christmas classics and festive one-of-a-kind collaborations. (Eight:00-10:00 p.m.)

THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT – “607 – All Stars” – This particular episode of “The Great Christmas Light Fight Clip Show” showcases probably the most spectacular and over-the-top Christmas shows in America. (10:00-11:00 p.m.)


THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT – “Christmas 1972” – When Peggy’s profitable brother, Tom (visitor star Nat Faxon), drops in for Christmas, Mike instantly oozes with jealousy. Thus begins Mike’s one-sided competitors with Tom, utilizing his youngsters as pawns to assist. After Tom provides the Clearys an extravagant Christmas present, delight prevents Mike from taking it – placing him at odds with the remainder of the household. In the meantime, Timmy mistakenly receives $100 from his great-aunt for Christmas and contemplates whether or not he ought to do “the right thing” or maintain it. Elsewhere, Eddie forgets to get Wendi a Christmas current and panic units in. (Eight:31-9:00 p.m.)

BLACK-ISH – “Christmas in Theater Eight” – The Johnsons have a practice of going to the films on Christmas they usually can by no means agree on what to see. Dre needs to see an necessary movie about Rosa Parks, however all of them need to see the newest action-packed superhero blockbuster. Junior turns into embarrassed about taking a niche yr after he runs into his ex-girlfriend Megan on the theater. (9:00-9:30 p.m.)


THE GOLDBERGS – “Yippee Ki Yay Melon Farmer” – A lot to Beverly’s chagrin, Barry is thrilled that he will get to rejoice Christmas now that he is engaged to Lainey. In the meantime, Murray’s brother Marvin (visitor star Dan Fogler returns) makes a promise to Adam with a shocking consequence. (Eight:00-Eight:30 p.m.)

AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE – “Saving Christmas” – Katie strives to hold her long-separated mother and father aside when her father, Marty (Patrick Duffy), arrives in time to shock the Otto household for Christmas. Anna-Kat does her greatest to assist Journey win Taylor again however has a tough time getting previous a really persistent Pierce (Milo Manheim). In the meantime, Oliver thinks nobody will keep in mind him because the mask-wearing villain within the faculty’s manufacturing of “The Nutcracker” however shortly takes middle stage when a collection of mishaps damages his costume. (Eight:30-9:00 p.m.)

MODERN FAMILY – “Stuck in a Moment” – Hayley needs to give the household a Christmas present they may always remember if she will simply work out the right time. In the meantime, Claire is mad that Phil has as soon as once more borrowed the household Christmas tree for a house-showing; and Jay, Gloria and Joe have to cope with some unwelcome guests over the vacations. (9:00-9:31 p.m.)

SINGLE PARENTS – “The Magic Box” – When Owen exhibits up unexpectedly on Christmas Eve with a present for Angie, she desperately seeks out assist from Will to discover a current for Owen final minute. Whereas doing so, Angie learns how dangerous Will is at giving Sophie good Christmas presents, or so it appears. Whereas Graham begins to doubt the existence of Santa Claus altogether, the group worries Miggy should consider in him. In the meantime, Douglas invitations Poppy, who is coping with her first Christmas with out Rory, to compete in a collection of cutthroat Christmas-themed competitions. (9:31-10:00 p.m.)

A MILLION LITTLE THINGS – Winter Finale – “christmas wishlist” – With the vacations shortly approaching, Delilah struggles with telling Sophie and Danny about her being pregnant; and though Jon’s absence makes this time of yr particularly troublesome, the gang comes collectively to assist the Dixons embrace the Christmas spirit. (10:00-11:00 p.m.)


DISNEY PREP & LANDING – Walt Disney Animation Studios brings you a half-hour holiday particular story of an elite unit of elves often known as Prep & Touchdown. After working tirelessly on Prep & Touchdown for 227 years, an elf named Wayne is upset when he does not obtain an anticipated promotion to be the Director of Naughty Record Intelligence. As an alternative, Magee, the North Pole Christmas Eve Command Middle Coordinator (NPCECCC for brief), companions Wayne with Lanny, an idealistic rookie who has an timeless enthusiasm for Christmas. Throughout their Christmas Eve mission, Wayne and Lanny encounter sudden challenges that push them to their limits. Will the elves have the ability to information Dasher, Dancer and the remainder of the reindeer pulling Santa’s sleigh by way of a raging snowstorm to guarantee a merry Christmas for all? (Eight:00-Eight:30 p.m.)

PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE – The yuletide adventures of Christmas elves Lanny and Wayne proceed. With the Huge 2-5 quick approaching, Wayne and Lanny should race to get well categorized North Pole know-how that has fallen into the arms of a computer-hacking Naughty Child! Determined to forestall Christmas from descending into chaos, Wayne seeks out the foremost Naughty Child professional to help within the mission, a bombastic member of the Coal Elf Brigade who additionally occurs to be his estranged brother, Noel. (Eight:30-9:00 p.m.)

THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAY EDITION – “Cookie and Bread Week” – It is sugar, spice and every little thing good this holiday season when the bakers return to the tent for cookie and pastry weeks on “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition” (9:00-11:00 p.m.)


FRESH OFF THE BOAT – “Cousin Eddie” – The battle begins between mom and son when Eddie informs Jessica that he needs to spend Christmas with pal Nicole in New York. However Jessica insists that custom prevails and he wants to spend the holiday with the household, so he does the whole lot inside his energy to attempt to get her to crack and permit him to go. In the meantime, Louis and Evan do their greatest to attempt to assist an overwhelmed Emery determine on which certainly one of his quite a few buddies to invite to the household’s Christmas Eve dinner. (Eight:00-Eight:30 p.m.)

SPEECHLESS – “J-I–JINGLE T-H–THON” – A Christmas tree hearth leads Maya to inform a small lie with huge penalties. In the meantime, Ray struggles to reside in Pepper’s shadow as Dylan twists the knife, and JJ encourages Kenneth to rise up to his sisters (visitor stars Niecy Nash and Lisa Leslie), on the holiday episode of “Speechless.” (Eight:30-9:00 p.m.)


THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT – “603/604” – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/three/18) (Eight:00-10:00 p.m.)


THE SOUND OF MUSIC – The ABC Tv Community will air the Rodgers & Hammerstein cinematic treasure “The Sound of Music.” Have fun the Oscar-winning basic with common favorites “Edelweiss,” “My Favorite Things,” “Climb Every Mountain,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” “The Lonely Goatherd” and “The Sound of Music.” (7:00-11:00 p.m.)


THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT – Season Finale – “605/606” – “The Great Christmas Light Fight” showcases probably the most spectacular and over-the-top Christmas shows in America. (Eight:00-10:00 p.m.)

IN MEMORIAM – ABC NEWS – Hosted by “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts and conceived by ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, “The Year in Memoriam 2018” celebrates the legendary stars and icons the world misplaced this yr and the legacies they left behind. Roberts and Kimmel be a part of forces as soon as once more for a singular tribute to study extra about these beloved stars, by means of tales shared by these closest to them, together with Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Smokey Robinson and Kelly Clarkson reflecting on the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin; Cindy McCain, Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham honoring politician and conflict hero John McCain; Loni Anderson, Marilu Henner, Lee Corso and John Schneider celebrating the long-lasting Burt Reynolds; Benedict Cumberbatch, Hank Azaria and Neil deGrasse Tyson memorializing physicist and pop-culture icon Stephen Hawking, in addition to Jeb Bush, Reba McEntire and Condoleezza Rice remembering the previous first woman Barbara Bush. (10:00-11:00 p.m.)


OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/29/18) (Eight:00-Eight:30 p.m.)

SHREK THE HALLS – DreamWorks Animation’s “Shrek the Halls,” a half-hour of leisure starring America’s favourite ogre and his associates, options the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas. Simply when Shrek thought he might lastly sit again, chill out and luxuriate in his fortunately ever after together with his new household, probably the most joyous of all holidays arrives. It is Christmas Eve and everybody is full of holiday cheer – apart from Shrek. He is not precisely the image of yuletide pleasure, however for the sake of Fiona and the youngsters, he tries to get into the spirit of issues as solely an ogre can. Sadly, everybody appears to have their very own concepts about what Christmas is all about, so when Donkey, Puss In Boots, Gingerbread Man and the entire gang attempt to take part on the enjoyable, Shrek’s plans for a comfortable household celebration find yourself spiraling into one really unforgettable Christmas. (Eight:30-9:00 p.m.)


A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/6/18) (Eight:00-9:00 p.m.)

THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAY EDITION – Season Finale – “Semi-Final and Final” – Six bakers stay for an additional week of decadent and scrumptious challenges, however in the long run, just one will probably be named “America’s Best Amateur Baker” on “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition.” (9:00-11:00 p.m.)


I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS, CHARLIE BROWN! – “I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!” facilities on ReRun, the lovable however ever-skeptical youthful brother of Linus and Lucy. It is Christmas trip and, as ordinary, ReRun’s huge sister is stressing him out, so he decides to flip to his greatest good friend, Snoopy, for amusement and holiday cheer. Nevertheless, his trustworthy however unpredictable beagle companion has plans of his personal, giving ReRun cause to ask Snoopy to invite his canine brother, Spike, for a go to. The forged of “I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!” consists of Jimmy Bennett as ReRun, Adam Taylor Gordon as Charlie Brown, Ashley Rose Orr as Lucy Van Pelt, Corey Padnos as Linus Van Pelt, Hannah Leigh Dworkin as Sally, Nick Worth as Schroeder, Jake Miner as Pig Pen/Franklin, Kaitlyn Maggio because the little woman and Invoice Melendez as Snoopy. (Eight:00-9:00 p.m.)

THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT – “607 – All Stars” – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/10/18) (9:00-10:00 p.m.)


CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/10/18) (Eight:00-10:00 p.m.)


DISNEY PREP & LANDING – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/13/18) (Eight:00-Eight:30 p.m.)

PREP & LANDING 2: NAUGHTY VS. NICE – (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/13/18) (Eight:30-9:00 p.m.)

THE YEAR: 2018 – ABC NEWS – “The Year: 2018” is an entertaining two-hour take a look at probably the most iconic and memorable moments of 2018. Hosted by Robin Roberts and the award-winning workforce of ABC Information anchors together with George Stephanopoulos, Michael Strahan, Amy Robach and David Muir, “The Year: 2018” brings audiences a news-filled, star-studded take a look at probably the most unforgettable and unbelievable moments of the yr. The eighth annual community particular will ship an eye-opening, uplifting and sometimes hilarious take a look at the yr’s largest names, hottest tendencies and lowest moments. (9:00-11:00 p.m.)


BEAUTY & THE BEAST – The 1991 basic animated movie options an epic journey with Belle, Beast and all of the characters you’re keen on and the music you will always remember. (Eight:00-10:00 p.m.)


DISNEY PARKS MAGICAL CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE – This Christmas, Disney Parks celebrates the enjoyment of the season as hosts Jordan Fisher and Sarah Hyland share this magical holiday custom with households across the globe. Co-hosted by Jesse Palmer, the Christmas Day celebration shall be merrier than ever earlier than, bringing collectively the adored Christmas Day parade, particular musical performances, shock superstar friends and heartwarming household tales to rejoice probably the most fantastic time of the yr. Becoming a member of the festivities as parade correspondents are Freeform’s “grown-ish” actor Trevor Jackson and star of Freeform’s upcoming collection “Good Trouble,” Cierra Ramirez. (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST, 9:00-11:00 a.m. CST/MST/PST; airtimes range, examine listings)


HAPPY NEW YEAR, CHARLIE BROWN – The ABC Tv Community and the PEANUTS gang will ring within the new yr with the animated PEANUTS particular “Happy New Year, Charlie Brown,” created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, together with “She’s a Good Skate, Charlie Brown.” In “Happy New Year, Charlie Brown,” the PEANUTS gang is ringing in 1986, and Marcie and Peppermint Patty are throwing an enormous New Yr’s Eve bash. Charlie Brown plans to have fun the holiday by curling up with an enormous guide that weighs almost as a lot as he does, Tolstoy’s “War and Peace.” The ebook’s weight does not cease him from lugging it to Lucy’s pre-party dance class, the place he cuts a imply rug with a rollicking Patty. With simply 1131 pages to go, Charlie Brown takes one other break, this time for the get together, and summons the braveness to invite his real love, the little red-haired woman. She does not reply, however hapless Chuck exhibits up anyway – with Tolstoy in tow. Then, he settles down with the ebook – on a porch swing in a snowstorm – and in so doing, misses the night’s huge shock. In “She’s a Good Skate, Charlie Brown,” catastrophe strikes as Peppermint Patty heads to her first main ice-skating competitors with coach Snoopy and trustworthy companion, Marcie, by her aspect. As all the time, the unassuming Woodstock flies in to save the day. (Eight:00-9:00 p.m.)

RUDOLPH’S SHINY NEW YEAR – It is Rudolph to the rescue when Completely satisfied, the Child New Yr, goes lacking, in “Rudolph’s Shiny New Year,” the basic Rankin/Bass stop-motion animated holiday particular. Father Time asks probably the most well-known reindeer of all, Rudolph, to discover the subsequent Child New Yr earlier than midnight on New Yr’s Eve. Purple Skelton narrates and voices Father Time, whereas Frank Gorshin and Morey Amsterdam additionally present voices for characters. (9:00-10:00 p.m.)


DICK CLARK’S PRIMETIME NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN’ EVE WITH RYAN SEACREST – Ranked because the No. 1 music particular of 2017, “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” returns this yr, marking the 47th anniversary of America’s largest celebration of the yr and probably the most watched annual New Yr’s custom. The particular will embrace 5 hours of particular performances and stories on New Yr’s celebrations from across the globe. Ryan Seacrest will function host and government producer of the prime-time festivities and lead the normal countdown to midnight from Occasions Sq. in New York Metropolis, as he has for the final 13 years, with reside onsite reporting from actress and comic Jenny McCarthy. Performers will probably be introduced quickly. (Starting at Eight p.m.)

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