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Holiday Programming 2018, Cord Cutters Style

What are your favorite holiday specials? Perhaps you have memories of watching a Charlie Brown Christmas Special, It’s a Wonderful Life, or even Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. And who doesn’t get excited about the holiday parades? The great news is that all of the classics, and even great new programming, are available for free through over-the-air broadcast TV. You can enjoy them all with your HDTV antenna in high definition picture and sound.

So without further ado, here is the 2018 list of all of the upcoming holiday programming that we know you won’t want to miss:

Sunday, December 2nd

  • 9/8 PM: A Wedding for Christmas (ION)
  • 10/9 PM: The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special (ABC)

Tuesday, December 4th

  • 9/8 PM: Saturday Night Live Best of Christmas (NBC)

Thursday, December 6th

  • 8/7 PM: A Charlie Brown Christmas (ABC)
  • 9/8 PM: The Great American Baking Show Holiday Edition (ABC)

Saturday, December 8th

  • 9/8 PM: Rent-an-Elf (ION)

Sunday, December 9th

  • 1/12 PM: A Nashville Christmas (getTV)
  • 9/8PM: A Snow White Christmas (ION)
  • 11/10 PM: A Nashville Christmas (getTV)

Monday, December 10th

  • 8/7 PM: CMA Country Christmas (ABC)
  • 10/9 PM: The Great Christmas Light Fight: All Stars (ABC)

Tuesday, December 11th

  • Darci Lynne Hometown Christmas (NBC)

Wednesday, December 12th

  • 8/7 PM: Ellen’s Game of Thrones Christmas Episode (NBC)
  • 8:30/7:30: American Housewife Christmas Episode (ABC)
  • 9/8 PM: Little Big Shots Christmas Episode (NBC)

Thursday, December 13th

  • 8/7PM: Disney Prep and Landing (ABC)
  • 8:30/7:30: Prep & Landing 2 (ABC)

Friday, December 14th

  • 8/7 PM: The 87th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (The CW)
  • 8/7 PM: I Love Lucy Christmas Special (CBS)
  • 8:30/7:30: Speechless Christmas Episode (ABC)

Saturday, December 15th

  • 8/7: The Great Christmas Light Fight (ABC)
  • 9/8 PM: Country Christmas Album (ION)

Sunday, December 16th

  • 7/6 PM: The Sound of Music (ABC)
  • 8/7 PM: iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2018 (The CW)
  • 9/8 PM: A Christmas in Royal Fashion (ION)

Monday, December 17th

  • 8/7 PM: The Great Christmas Light Fight (ABC)
  • 10/9 PM: The Year in Memorium 2018 (ABC)
  • 10/9 PM: America’s Got Talent Christmas Episode (NBC)

Tuesday, December 18th

  • 8/7 PM: Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown (The CW)
  • 9/8 PM: Greatest Holiday Video Countdown (The CW)

Wednesday, December 19th

  • 8/7 PM: Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (ABC)
  • 8/7 PM: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (The CW)
  • 8:30/7:30 PM: Shrek the Halls (ABC)

Thursday, December 20th

  • 8/7 PM: A Charlie Brown Christmas (ABC)

Friday, December 21st

  • 8/7 PM: A Home for the Holidays, 20th Anniversary (CBS)
  • 8/7 PM: I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (ABC)

Sunday, December 23rd

  • 8/7 PM: Masters of Illusion Christmas Magic (The CW)
  • 9/8 PM: The Year 2018 (ABC)

Monday, December 24th

  • 8/7 PM: It’s a Wonderful Life (NBC)
  • 8/7 PM: Beauty and the Beast (ABC)
  • 11:30 / 10:30 PM: Christmas Eve Mass (NBC)

Tuesday, December 25th

  • 10/9 AM: Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade (ABC)

Thursday, December 27th

  • 8/7 PM: Happy New Year, Charlie Brown (ABC)
  • 9/10 PM: Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (ABC)

Monday, December 31st

  • Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest (ABC)

These shows are sure to get you into the holiday spirit! And with all the money you’ll save by watching live, free broadcast TV, you can splurge on that extra gift, treat loved ones to a special holiday feast, or make an extra bank deposit to save for a rainy day. Enjoy your holiday TV viewing!