Freeform has unveiled its ’25 Days of Christmas’ lineup and it’s going to fill some people with a lot of holiday cheer.
Love the movie, “Elf?” You have 20 chances to watch it. You have 21 opportunities to catch “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” “Frozen” is being shown twice, each during prime viewing hours.
Both Willy Wonka shows made the list, the one with Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp.
The network also has a “Toy Story” marathon on Dec. 8 and a “Santa Clause” double feature, starring Tim Allen, on Dec. 22.
Still, it’s impossible to get everything on everyone’s holiday wish list and the network did make some curious choices that people took issue with, such as:
- Why include Santa Clause one and “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause,” but not the second movie, “The Santa Clause 2” — especially when touting the shows?
- Why include “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” but not the best regarded first two “Home Alone” movies?
- People lamented that more animated classics weren’t included. And they often missed the ones that were, such as, “Rudolph & Frosty’s Christmas in July,” “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland,” and “Twas the Night Before Christmas” because they weren’t being shown during prime-time hours.
- All times are Eastern. Check your local listings.
’25 Days of Christmas’
Elf | 6:40 p.m. / 5:40c
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation | 8:50pm / 7:50c
Four Christmases | 12am / 11c
The Mistle-Tones | 7:30am / 6:30c
Four Christmases | 12:30pm / 11:30c
Angry Angel | 2:30pm / 1;30c
Elf | 4:35pm / 3:35c
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation | 6:45pm / 5:45c
The Polar Express | 8:55pm / 7:55c
Eloise at Christmastime | 12am/11c
Snowglobe | 7:30am/6:30c
Angry Angel | 12pm / 11c
Eloise at Christmastime | 2:05pm/1:05c
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory | 4:15pm/3:15c
The Polar Express | 6:45pm/5:45c
Elf | 8:50pm/7:50c
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation | 12am/11c
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory | 7am/6c
Snow Day | 11am/10c
The Nightmare Before Christmas | 1pm/12c
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation | 2:35pm/1:35c
Disney's A Christmas Carol | 4:45pm/3:45c
Elf | 6:50pm/5:50c
Toy Story | 9pm/8c
A Dennis the Menace Christmas | 12am/11c
The Little Drummer Boy | 7am/6c
A Dennis the Menace Christmas | 7:30am/6:30c
The Nightmare Before Christmas | 11am/10c
Eloise at Christmastime | 12:40pm/11:40c
Disney's A Christmas Carol | 2:45pm/1:45c
Toy Story | 4:50pm/3:50c
Toy Story 2 | 6:50pm/5:50c
Toy Story 3 | 9pm/8c
Toy Story That Time Forgot | 11:30pm/10:30c