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Hark! The ‘25 Days of Christmas’ Movie Schedule Is Here
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Freeform (the channel formerly known as ABC Family) just released its annual “25 Days of Christmas” movie countdown schedule, and we’re excited as Buddy the Elf when he spots Santa Claus. The family-friendly network will deck the halls with holiday cheer from December 1 to December 25 by airing tons of fan-favorite holiday films. From National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation to Home Alone and even Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups, this roundup has something for everyone, from your bouncing-off-the-walls 5-year-old to your persnickety 90-year-old Gam-Gam. So whip up some eggnog and keep Jack Frost at bay by snuggling up with these holiday movie classics.

Friday, December 1
Eloise at Christmastime—7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish—11 a.m. PT/ET or 10 a.m. C
Jack Frost (1979)—1 p.m. PT/ET or 12 p.m. C
The Nightmare Before Christmas—2 p.m. PT/ET or 1 p.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus—3:35 p.m. PT/ET or 2:35 p.m. C
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory—4:35 p.m. PT/ET or 3:35 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation—7:05 p.m. PT/ET or 6:05 p.m. C
Elf—9:15 p.m. PT/ET or 8:15 p.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol—11:25 p.m. PT/ET or 10:25 p.m. C
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland—1:30 a.m. PT/ET or 12:30 a.m. C

Saturday, December 2
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish—7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Mickey’s Christmas Carol—9 a.m. PT/ET or 8 a.m. C
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas—9:30 a.m. PT/ET or 8:30 a.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol—1:05 p.m. PT/ET or 12:05 p.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas—3:10 p.m. PT/ET or 2:10 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation—4:50 p.m. PT/ET or 3:50 p.m. C
Elf—7:00 p.m. PT/ET or 6:00 p.m. C
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas—9:10 p.m. PT/ET or 8:10 p.m. C
The Polar Express—11:50 p.m. PT/ET or 10:50 p.m. C

Sunday, December 3
Mickey’s Christmas Carol—7 a.m. PT/E or 6 a.m. C
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas—7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
A Dennis the Menace Christmas9 a.m. PT/ET or 8 a.m. C
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups11:05 a.m. PT/ET or 10:05 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town1:10 p.m. PT/ET or 12:10 p.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas2:15 p.m. PT/ET or 1:15 p.m. C
The Polar Express3:55 p.m. PT/ET or 2:55 p.m. C
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas6:05 p.m. PT/ET or 5:05 p.m. C
The Santa Claus8:45 p.m. PT/ET or 7:45 p.m. C
The Santa Claus 3: The Escape Claus10:50 p.m. PT/ET or 9:50 p.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town12:55 a.m. PT/ET or 11:55 p.m. C

Monday, December 4
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas11:00 a.m. PT/ET or 10:00 a.m. C
Arthur Christmas12:30 p.m. PT/ET or 11:30 a.m. C
The Santa Claus2:30 p.m. PT/ET or 1:30 p.m. C
The Santa Claus 3: The Escape Claus4:35 p.m. PT/ET or 3:35 p.m. C
Elf6:40 p.m. PT/ET or 5:40 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
Four Christmases—12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Tuesday, December 5
The Mistle-Tones7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Four Christmases12:30 p.m. PT/ET or 11:30 a.m. C
Angry Angel2:30 p.m. PT/ET or 1:30 p.m. C
Elf—4:35 p.m. PT/ET or 3:35 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation6:45 p.m. PT/ET or 5:45 p.m. C
The Polar Express8:55 p.m. PT/ET or 7:55 p.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Wednesday, December 6
Snowglobe7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Angry Angel12 p.m. PT/ET or 11 a.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime2:05 p.m. PT/ET or 1:05 p.m. C
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory4:15 p.m. PT/ET or 3:15 p.m. C
The Polar Express6:45 p.m. PT/ET or 5:45 p.m. C
Elf8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Thursday, December 7
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Snow Day11:00 a.m. PT/ET or 10:00 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas1 p.m. PT/ET or 12 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation2:35 p.m. PT/ET or 1:35 p.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol4:45 p.m. PT/ET or 3:45 p.m. C
Elf6:50 p.m. PT/ET or 5:50 p.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story9:00 p.m. PT/ET or 8:00 p.m. C
A Dennis the Menace Christmas—12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Friday, December 8
The Little Drummer Boy7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
A Dennis the Menace Christmas7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas11:00 a.m. PT/ET or 10:00 a.m. C
Eloise at Christmas12:40 p.m. PT/ET or 11:40 a.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol2:45 p.m. PT/ET or 1:45 p.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story4:50 p.m. PT/ET or 3:50 p.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 26:50 p.m. PT/ET or 5:50 p.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 39 p.m. PT/ET or 8 p.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story That Time Forgot—11:30 p.m. PT/ET or 10:30 p.m. C
Arthur Christmas—12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Saturday, December 9
Rudolph & Frosty’s Christmas in July7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime9:05 a.m. PT/ET or 8:05 a.m. C
Arthur Christmas11:10 a.m. PT/ET or 10:10 a.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 21:15 p.m. PT/ET or 12:15 p.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story 33:25 p.m. PT/ET or 3:25 p.m. C
Disney Pixar’s Toy Story That Time Forgot5:55 p.m. PT/ET or 4:55 p.m. C
The Santa Clause6:25 p.m. PT/ET or 5:25 p.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause8:35 p.m. PT/ET or 7:35 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation10:45 p.m. PT/ET or 9:45 p.m. C
Jack Frost (1979)12:55 a.m. PT/ET or 11:55 p.m. C

Sunday, December 10
Jack Frost (1979)7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Snow Day8 a.m. PT/ET or 7 a.m. C
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish10:05 a.m. PT/ET or 9:05 a.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause12:10 p.m. PT/ET or 11:10 a.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol—2:15 p.m. PT/ET or 1:15 p.m. C
The Santa Clause4:20 p.m. PT/ET or 3:20 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation6:30 p.m. PT/ET or 5:30 p.m. C
Elf8:40 p.m. PT/ET or 7:40 p.m. C
Four Christmases10:50 p.m. PT/ET or 9:50 p.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus1 a.m. PT/ET or 12 a.m. C

Monday, December 11
The Bells of Fraggle Rock7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
The Little Drummer Boy11 a.m. PT/ET or 10 a.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol11:30 a.m. PT/ET or 10:30 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town1:35 p.m. PT/ET or 12:35 p.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus2:40 p.m. PT/ET or 1:40 p.m. C
Four Christmases3:40 p.m. PT/ET or 2:40 p.m. C
Elf5:50 p.m. PT/ET or 4:50 p.m. C
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic8 p.m. PT/ET or 7 p.m. C
The Polar Express9 p.m. PT/ET or 8 p.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Tuesday, December 12
Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town11 a.m. PT/ET or 10 a.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation12:10 p.m. PT/ET or 11:10 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas2:20 p.m. PT/ET or 1:20 p.m. C
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory4 p.m. PT/ET or 3 p.m. C
The Polar Express6:40 p.m. PT/ET or 5:40 p.m. C
The Santa Clause8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Wednesday, December 13
’Twas the Night Before Christmas7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year11 a.m. PT/ET or 10 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas12:10 p.m. PT/ET or 11:10 a.m. C
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory1:50 p.m. PT/ET or 12:50 p.m. C
Elf4:30 p.m. PT/ET or 3:30 p.m. C
The Santa Clause6:40 p.m. PT/ET or 5:40 p.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic1 a.m. PT/ET or 12 a.m. C

Thursday, December 14
Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic8:30 a.m. PT/ET or 7:30 a.m. C
Mickey’s Christmas Carol11 a.m. PT/ET or 10 a.m. C
Christmas Cupid11:30 a.m. PT/ET or 10:30 a.m. C
Elf1:30 p.m. PT/ET or 12:30 p.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus3:40 p.m. PT/ET or 2:40 p.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause4:40 p.m. PT/ET or 3:40 p.m. C
Four Christmases6:45 p.m. PT/ET or 5:45 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
Angry Angel12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Friday, December 15
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
The Little Drummer Boy9 a.m. PT/ET or 8 a.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime11 a.m. PT/ET or 10 a.m. C
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish1 p.m. PT/ET or 12 p.m. C
Angry Angel3 p.m. PT/ET or 2 p.m. C
Four Christmases—5 p.m. PT/ET or 4 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation7:10 p.m. PT/ET or 6:10 p.m. C
Elf9:20 p.m. PT/ET or 8:20 p.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause11:30 p.m. PT/ET or 10:30 p.m. C
Mickey’s Christmas Carol 1:30 a.m. PT/ET or 12:30 a.m. C

Saturday, December 16
The Little Drummer Boy7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Mickey’s Christmas Carol9:35 a.m. PT/ET or 8:35 a.m. C
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas10:05 a.m. PT/ET or 9:05 a.m. C
Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas11:35 a.m. PT/ET or 10:35 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas1:05 p.m. PT/ET or 12:05 p.m. C
The Polar Express2:45 p.m. PT/ET or 1:45 p.m. C
The Santa Clause4:55 p.m. PT/ET or 3:55 p.m. C
Elf7:05 p.m. PT/ET or 6:05 p.m. C
Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas9:15 p.m. PT/ET or 8:15 p.m. C
Christmas with the Kranks11:55 p.m. PT/ET or 10:55 p.m. C

Sunday, December 17
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Christmas with the Kranks—8:30 a.m. PT/ET or 7:30 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas10:40 a.m. PT/ET or 9:40 a.m. C
The Polar Express12:20 p.m. PT/ET or 11:20 a.m. C
Disney’s Prep & Landing2:30 p.m. PT/ET or 1:30 p.m. C
Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice3 p.m. PT/ET or 2 p.m. C
The Santa Clause3:30 p.m. PT/ET or 2:30 p.m. C
Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas5:35 p.m. PT/ET or 4:35 p.m. C
Disney’s Frozen8:15 p.m. PT/ET or 7:15 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation10:45 p.m. PT/ET or 9:45 p.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town12:55 a.m. PT/ET or 11:55 p.m. C

Monday, December 18
The Little Drummer Boy7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Four Christmases8:35 a.m. PT/ET or 7:35 a.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation10:40 a.m. PT/ET or 9:40 a.m. C
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory12:50 p.m. PT/ET or 11:50 a.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause3:25 p.m. PT/ET or 2:25 p.m. C
Disney’s Frozen5:30 p.m. PT/ET or 4:30 p.m. C
Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic8 p.m. PT/ET or 7 p.m. C
Elf9 p.m. PT/ET or 8 p.m. C
Arthur Christmas12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Tuesday, December 19
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Arthur Christmas7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory9:40 a.m. PT/ET or 8:40 a.m. C
Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic12:20 p.m. PT/ET or 11:20 a.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause1:20 p.m. PT/ET or 12:20 a.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus3:30 p.m. PT/ET or 2:30 p.m. C
Elf4:30 p.m. PT/ET or 3:30 p.m. C
Christmas with the Kranks6:40 p.m. PT/ET or 5:40 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
Angry Angel12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Wednesday, December 20
Mickey’s Christmas Carol7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
The Mistle-Tones7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic9:30 a.m. PT/ET or 8:30 a.m. C
Angry Angel10:30 a.m. PT/ET or 9:30 a.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime12:30 p.m. PT/ET or 11:30 a.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus2:30 p.m. PT/ET or 1:30 p.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town3:30 p.m. PT/ET or 2:30 p.m. C
Christmas with the Kranks4:35 p.m. PT/ET or 3:35 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation6:40 p.m. PT/ET or 5:40 p.m. C
Elf8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
Four Christmases12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Thursday, December 21
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey8 a.m. PT/ET or 7 a.m. C
Jack Frost8:30 a.m. PT/ET or 7:30 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town—9:30 a.m. PT/ET or 8:30 a.m. C
Eloise at Christmastime10:35 a.m. PT/ET or 9:35 a.m. C
Holiday in Handcuffs—12:35 p.m. PT/ET or 11:35 p.m. C
Christmas with the Kranks—2:35 p.m. PT/ET or 1:35 p.m. C
Four Christmases—4:35 p.m. PT/ET or 3:35 p.m. C
Elf6:40 p.m. PT/ET or 5:40 p.m. C
The Polar Express8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town10:55 p.m. PT/ET or 9:55 p.m. C
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Friday, December 22
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Christmas with the Kranks8 a.m. PT/ET or 7 a.m. C
Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic10:05 a.m. PT/ET or 9:05 a.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation—11:05 a.m. PT/ET or 10:05 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town1:15 p.m. PT/ET or 12:15 p.m. C
The Year Without a Santa Claus—2:20 p.m. PT/ET or 1:20 p.m. C
Arthur Christmas—3:20 p.m. PT/ET or 2:20 p.m. C
The Polar Express—5:25 p.m. PT/ET or 4:25 p.m. C
The Santa Clause—7:30 p.m. PT/ET or 6:30 p.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause9:40 p.m. PT/ET or 8:40 p.m. C
Elf11:50 p.m. PT/ET or 10:50 p.m. C

Saturday, December 23
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Four Christmases9:10 a.m. PT/ET or 8:10 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas11:15 a.m. PT/ET or 10:15 a.m. C
Elf12:50 p.m. PT/ET or 11:50 a.m. C
The Santa Clause3 p.m. PT/ET or 2 p.m. C
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause5:05 p.m. PT/ET or 4:05 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation7:10 p.m. PT/ET or 6:10 p.m. C
Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas9:40 p.m. PT/ET or 8:40 p.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

Sunday, December 24
A Dennis the Menace Christmas7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish9:05 a.m. PT/ET or 8:05 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town11:05 a.m. PT/ET or 10:05 a.m. C
Disney’s A Christmas Carol—12:10 p.m. PT/ET or 11:10 a.m. C
The Polar Express2:15 p.m. PT/ET or 1:15 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation—4:25 p.m. PT/ET or 3:25 p.m. C
Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas—6:35 p.m. PT/ET or 6:35 p.m. C
Elf9:15 p.m. PT/ET or 8:15 p.m. C
The Santa Clause11:25 p.m. PT/ET or 10:25 p.m. C
’Twas the Night Before Christmas1:30 a.m. PT/ET or 12:30 a.m. C

Monday, December 25
Frosty’s Winter Wonderland7 a.m. PT/ET or 6 a.m. C
Disney’s Prep & Landing7:30 a.m. PT/ET or 6:30 a.m. C
Disney’s Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice8 a.m. PT/ET or 7 a.m. C
Santa Claus Is Comin to Town8:30 a.m. PT/ET or 7:30 a.m. C
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas—11 a.m. PT/ET or 10 a.m. C
The Polar Express—12:35 p.m. PT/ET or 11:35 a.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation—2:35 p.m. PT/ET or 1:35 p.m. C
The Santa Clause—4:45 p.m. PT/ET or 3:45 p.m. C
Elf—6:45 p.m. PT/ET or 5:45 p.m. C
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation—8:50 p.m. PT/ET or 7:50 p.m. C
Four Christmases12 a.m. PT/ET or 11 p.m. C

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