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2017 Over-The-Air Holiday Special Guide

Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with free TV…

With just a few days until Christmas, here’s your guide to holiday specials showing over-the-air on broadcast networks. So grab a cup of hot chocolate and cozy up with these programs you can enjoy completely for free with an antenna!

Holiday Special Schedule

Dec 21 – A Charlie Brown Christmas at 8pm on ABC

Dec 21 – CMA Country Christmas at 9pm on ABC

Dec 21 – Saturday Night Live Christmas Special at 9pm on NBC

Dec 22 – I Love Lucy Christmas Special at 8pm on CBS (in color)

Dec 22 – The Dick Van Dyke Show Christmas Special at 9pm on CBS (in color)

Dec 23 – The Great Christmas Light Fight at 8pm on ABC

Dec 24 – Trolls Holiday Special at 7pm on NBC

Dec 24 – How Murray Saved Christmas at 7:30pm on NBC

Dec 24 – It’s A Wonderful Life at 8pm on NBC

Dec 24 – Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas at 8:30pm on Fox

Dec 25 – Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration at 10am on ABC

Dec 25 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas (animated) at 8pm on NBC

Dec 25 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas  (movie) at 8:30pm on NBC

(All times Eastern)

So there you have it, folks – a Christmas special to tune into each night this holiday weekend! The best part? You can watch your holiday favorites on broadcast networks without a cable subscription. You can also check out tools like TitanTV or TVGuide to see full programming schedules.