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Holiday TV Guide: The Best Christmas Programming On Sling Dec. 8-14

With Thanksgiving landing late this year, the Christmas season is a bit more compressed than usual. For holiday TV lovers, that means an even more densely-packed schedule of Christmas movies and specials.

To help you navigate, we’ve put together this handy list of daily holiday programming. Check out everything coming to Sling TV this week and keep it on What’s On Sling for plenty more Christmas content in the coming weeks.

Related: Check out the full list of new Hallmark and Lifetime Christmas movies airing this December

* Indicates premiere
Bold indicates WhatsOnSling Pick

Sunday, December 8 (All Times Eastern)

5:00am – Meet the Santas (2005, Steve Guttenberg, Crystal Bernard) (Hallmark Drama)
5:00am – One Starry Christmas (2014) (Hallmark Movies)
5:30am – Merry Madagascar (AMC)
6:00am – The Christmas Cure (2017, Brooke Nevin, Patrick Duffy) (Hallmark)
6:03am – Disney’s A Christmas Carol (2009, Jim Carrey) (STARZ Comedy)
6:50am – Christmas at the Chateau (2019) (SHO Showcase)
7:00am – Keeping Up with the Kardashians (6/2019, Christmas Chaos) (E!)
7:00am – Wrap Battle (Freeform)
7:00am – A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000, Vanessa Williams, John Taylor) (Hallmark Drama)
7:00am – Karen Kingsbury’s Maggie’s Christmas Miracle (2017, Jill Wagner, Luke MacFarlane) (Hallmark Movies)
7:00am – Four Weddings (and a Dancing Santa) (2011) (TLC)
8:00am – Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House (2002) (Freeform)
8:00am – Crown for Christmas (2015, Danica McKellar) (Hallmark)
8:30am – Gremlins (1984) (AMC)
8:30am – Krampus (2015, Horror) (FX)
9:00am – The Pioneer Woman (2012, Christmas is Coming) (Food Network)
9:00am – Christmas Cookie Matchup (2019, Christmas Cookie Party) (Hallmark Drama)
9:00am – Romance at Reindeer Lodge (2017, Josh Kelly, Robert Pine) (Hallmark Movies)
9:00am – Friends (2001, The One with the Creepy Holiday Card) (TBS)
9:00am – The Christmas Clause (2008, Lea Thompson) (UP)
9:30am – The Pioneer Woman (2014, Cowboy Christmas) (Food Network)
9:50am – Anna and the Apocalypse (2018, Musical) (epix)
10:00am – I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998, Jonathan Taylor Thomas) (Freeform)
10:00am – Reunited at Christmas (2018, Nikki DeLoach) (Hallmark)
10:00am – Christmas Cookie Matchup (2019, Letters to Santa) (Hallmark Drama)
10:00am – Christmas Reservations (2019, Melissa Joan Hart, Ted McGinley, Michael Gross, Markie Post) (Lifetime)
10:30am – The Pioneer Woman (2016, Christmas Unwrapped) (Food Network)
10:30am – Almost Christmas (2016, Omar Epps, Danny Glover) (FX)
10:30am – The Impossible (2012, Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor) (SHO Showcase)
11:00am – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005, Johnny Depp) (AMC)
11:00am – Girl Meets Farm (2019, Holly Dazzle) (Food Network)
11:00am – The Three Gifts (2009, Dean Cain) (Hallmark Drama)
11:00am – A Christmas for the Books (2018) (Hallmark Movies)
12:00pm – Prancer Returns (2001, John Corbett) (Freeform)
12:00pm – Christmas Under the Stars (2019, Jesse Metcalfe, Autumn Reeser) (Hallmark)
12:00pm – The Magical Christmas Shoes (2019) (Lifetime)
12:00pm – Homicide for the Holidays (2016, Horror) (Oxygen)
12:00pm – A Christmas Carol (1938, Reginald Owen) (TCM)
12:30pm – Giada’s Holiday Handbook (2019) (Food Network)
1:00pm – Help for the Holidays (2012, Dan Gauthier, Eva LaRue) (Hallmark Drama)
1:00pm – The Christmas Note (2015, Jamie-Lynn DiScala, Greg Vaughn) (Hallmark Movies)
1:00pm – You Better Watch Out (1980, Horror) (SHO Beyond)
1:00pm – A Christmas Switch (2018) (UP)
1:30pm – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971, Gene Wilder) (AMC)
1:30pm – The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942, Bette Davis) (TCM)
2:00pm – Check Inn to Christmas (2019, Wes Brown, Rachel Boston) (Hallmark)
2:00pm – Twinkle All The Way (2019, Sarah Drew, Leslie Ann Warren) (Lifetime)
2:05pm – The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
3:00pm – Cupcake Wars (2011, Hollywood Christmas Parade) (Cooking)
3:00pm – Outrageous Christmas (cooking) (Discovery Family)
3:00pm – Holiday Gingerbread Showdown (2019, Canine Christmas) (Food Network)
3:00pm – The Night Before (2015, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen) (FX)
3:00pm – The Santa Suit (2010, Kevin Sorbo) (Hallmark Drama)
3:00pm – Christmas Wonderland (2018, Emily Osment) (Hallmark Movies)
3:00pm – Christmas Catch (2018) (UP)
3:45pm – O. Henry’s Full House (1952) (TCM)
4:00pm – The Polar Express (2004, Tom Hanks) (AMC)
4:00pm – A Christmas Love Story (2019, Kristin Chenoweth, Scott Wolf) (Hallmark)
4:00pm – Christmas a la Mode (2019) (Lifetime)
4:00pm – The Golden Girls (1986, ‘Twas the Nightmare Before Christmas) (TV Land)
4:07pm – Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas (2013) (BET)
4:10pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
4:30pm – The Golden Girls (1989, Have Yourself a Very Little Christmas) (TV Land)
5:00pm – Office Christmas Party (2016, Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn) (FX)
5:00pm – Northpole (2014, Tiffani Amber Thiessen) (Hallmark Drama)
5:00pm – Family for Christmas (2015, Lacey Chabert) (Hallmark Movies)
5:00pm – The Christmas Chalet (2019) (UP)
5:30pm – Everybody Loves Raymond (1997, All I Want for Christmas) (TV Land)
6:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)
6:00pm – Christmas at the Plaza  (2019, Ryan Paevey) (Hallmark)*
6:00pm – Christmas Unleashed (2019, Vanessa Lachey) (Lifetime)*
6:00pm – 3 Godfathers (1949, John Wayne) (TCM)
6:30pm – Everybody Loves Raymond (1999, The Christmas Picture) (TV Land)
6:40pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
7:00pm – Christmas with Tucker (2013, James Brolin) (Hallmark Drama)
7:00pm – Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas (2018) (Hallmark Movies)
7:00pm – Everybody Loves Raymond (2000, Christmas Present) (TV Land)
7:00pm – Christmas in Paris (2019) (UP)
7:30pm – Everybody Loves Raymond (2001, Season’s Greetings) (TV Land)
8:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)
8:00pm – Alaska: The Last Frontier (2019, Christmas Chaos) (Discovery)
8:00pm Christmas at Dollywood (2019, Danica McKellar, Dolly Parton) (Hallmark)*
8:00pm – Grounded for Christmas (2019) (Lifetime)*
8:00pm – It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) (TCM)
9:00pm – Christmas Cookie Matchup (Christmas Cookie Party) (Hallmark Drama)
9:00pm – Time for You to Come Home for Christmas (2019) (Hallmark Movies)
9:00pm – A Christmas Recipe for Romance (2019) (UP)
9:50pm – Anna and the Apocalypse (2018, Musical) (epix2)
10:00pm – The Polar Express (2004, Tom Hanks) (AMC)
10:00pm – Holiday Gingerbread Showdown (2019, Worst Christmas Ever) (Food Network)
10:00pm – Christmas Cookie Matchup (Letters to Santa) (Hallmark Drama)
10:03pm – Picture a Perfect Christmas (2019, Merritt Patterson) (Hallmark)
10:03pm – Mistletoe & Menorahs (2019) (Lifetime)
10:10pm – The Impossible (2012, Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor) (SHO Showcase)
10:15pm – The Holly and the Ivy (1952) (TCM)
11:00pm – Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011, Vivica A. Fox) (Hallmark Drama)
11:00pm – Christmas in Paris (2019) (UP)
11:03pm – A Bramble House Christmas (2017, Autumn Reeser) (Hallmark Movies)
12:00am – Alaska: The Last Frontier (2019, Christmas Chaos) (Discovery)
12:01am – Grounded for Christmas (2019) (Lifetime)
12:06am – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008, Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns) (Hallmark)
12:45am – Disney’s A Christmas Carol (2009, Jim Carrey) (STARZ Kids)
1:00am – Holiday Gingerbread Showdown (2019, Worst Christmas Ever) (Food Network)
1:00am – An Old Fashioned Christmas (2010, Jacqueline Bisset) (Hallmark Drama)
1:00am – Season’s Greetings (2016) (UP)
1:06am – Christmas in Angel Falls (2017, Rachel Boston, Paul Greene, Beau Bridges) (Hallmark Movies)
1:30am – Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010, Jack Black) (Freeform)
1:30am – The King of Queens (2003, Santa Claustrophobia) (TV Land)
2:02am – Gremlins (1984) (AMC)
2:04am – Mistletoe & Menorahs (2019) (Lifetime)
2:09am – A Wish for Christmas (2016, Lacey Chabert, Paul Greene) (Hallmark)
3:00am – Love’s Christmas Journey pt 1 (2011, JoBeth Williams, Greg Vaughn) (Hallmark Drama)
3:00am – The Goldbergs (2015, A Christmas Story) (TV Land)
3:09am – A Veteran’s Christmas (2018) (Hallmark Movies)
4:05am – Coming Home for Christmas (2017, Danica McKellar) (Hallmark)
4:30am – The Great Christmas Light Fight (Season 5, Episode 3) (AMC)

Monday, December 9

5:00am – Love’s Christmas Journey part 2 (2011, JoBeth Williams, Greg Vaughn) (Hallmark Drama)
5:00am – Debbie Macomber’s Dashing Through the Snow (2015) (Hallmark Movies)
5:27am – Full House (1994, Arrest Ye Merry Gentlemen) (NICK)
5:30am – The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975, Rankin/Bass) (AMC)
5:30am – The New Adventures of Old Christine (2009, It’s Beginning to Stink a lot like Christmas) (TV Land)
6:00am – Sleigh Bells Ring (2016, Erin Cahill) (Hallmark)
6:00am – Full House (1992, A Very Tanner Christmas) (NICK)
7:00am – The Christmas Secret (2000, Richard Thomas, Beau Bridges) (Hallmark Drama)
7:00am – The Middle (2013, The Christmas Tree) (Freeform)
7:05am – The Impossible (2012, Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor) (SHO)
7:30am – I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998, Jonathan Taylor Thomas) (Freeform)
7:40am – A Very British Christmas (2019) (SHO2)
8:00am – Christmas Town (2019, Candace Cameron Bure) (Hallmark)
9:00am – The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975, Rankin/Bass) (AMC)
9:00am – A Town Without Christmas (2001, Patricia Heaton, Peter Falk) (Hallmark Drama)
9:30am – Joyful Noise (AMC)
9:30am – The Pioneer Woman (2019, Ask Me Anything Holidays) (Food Network)
10:00am – Christmas A La Mode (2019) (Lifetime)
11:00am – Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic (Freeform)
12:00pm – Heaven Is For Real (2014, Greg Kinnear) (AMC)
12:00pm – Home Alone 3 (1997) (Freeform)
2:00pm – A Miracle on Christmas Lake (2016) (AMC)
2:10pm – Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012, Debi Mazar) (Freeform)
4:20pm – Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010, Jack Black) (Freeform)
4:30pm – Miracles from Heaven (AMC)
7:00pm – Miracle on 34th Street (1994, Elizabeth Perkins) (AMC)
8:00pm – Beat Shazam Holiday Special (FOX – In Select Markets)
8:00pm – The Great Christmas Light Fight (ABC – In Select Markets)
9:00pm – Wrap Battle (Season Finale) (Freeform)
9:30pm – Miracle on 34th Street (1994, Elizabeth Perkins) (AMC)
12:00am – A Miracle on Christmas Lake (2016) (AMC)
2:30am – A Miracle on Christmas Lake (2016) (AMC)

Tuesday, December 10

5:00am – The Great Christmas Light Fight (Season 5, Episode 4) (AMC)
7:30am – Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012, Debi Mazar) (Freeform)
9:00am – The Great Christmas Light Fight (Season 5, Episode 4) (AMC)
10:00am – A Christmas Story 2 (2012, Daniel Stern) (AMC)
11:00am – Wrap Battle (Freeform)
12:00pm – A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007, Robert Wagner) (AMC)
12:00pm – The Mistle-Tones (2012, Tori Spelling) (Freeform)
2:00pm – Ernest Saves Christmas (1988, Jim Varney) (AMC)
2:05pm – Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas (2019) (Freeform)
4:10pm – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
6:00pm – The Polar Express (2004, Tom Hanks) (AMC)
6:15pm – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)
8:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
10:00pm – The Polar Express (2004, Tom Hanks) (AMC)
12:00am – The Simpsons Holiday-thon (Freeform)
2:05am – White Christmas (1954, Bing Crosby) (AMC)
4:50am – The Great Christmas Light Fight (Season 5, Episode 6) (AMC)

Wednesday, December 11

7:30am – 12 Dates of Christmas (2011, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Amy Smart) (Freeform)
9:30am – MASH (AMC)
10:00am – To Grandmother’s House We Go (1992, Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen) (AMC)
11:00am – Deck the Halls (2006, Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick) (Freeform)
12:00pm – A Wish for Christmas (2016, Lacey Chabert) (AMC)
1:10pm – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
2:00pm – Heaven Is For Real (2014, Greg Kinnear) (AMC)
3:20pm – The Simpsons Holiday-thon (Freeform)
5:20pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
6:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)
8:00pm – The Goldbergs (ABC)
8:00pm – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Chevy Chase) (AMC)
8:00pm – Same Time, Next Christmas (2019, Lea Michele) (Freeform)
9:00pm – Modern Family (ABC – In select markets)
9:00pm – Walker, Texas Ranger (INSP)
9:31pm – Single Parents (ABC – In select markets)
10:00pm – Decorating Disney: Holiday Magic (Freeform)
10:15pm – Four Christmases (2008, Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) (AMC)
12:00am – Life-Size 2: A Christmas Eve (2018, Tyra Banks) (Freeform)
12:15am – Christmas With the Kranks (2004, Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis) (AMC)
2:15am – A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris) (AMC)
4:15am – Michael Buble’s Christmas in Hollywood (AMC)

Thursday, December 12

7:00am – The Preacher’s Wife (1996, Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston) (Freeform)
9:30am – Michael Buble’s Christmas in Hollywood (AMC)
10:30am – White Christmas (1954, Bing Crosby) (AMC)
11:00am – This Christmas (2007, Idris Elba) (Freeform)
1:15pm – Last Holiday (2006, Queen Latifah) (AMC)
1:35pm – The Perfect Holiday (2007, Queen Latifah) (Freeform)
3:35pm – The Holiday (2006, Cameron Diaz) (Freeform)
3:45pm – Four Christmases (2008, Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon) (AMC)
5:45pm – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989, Chevy Chase) (AMC)
6:50pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
8:00pm – Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (ABC)
8:00pm – Christmas With the Kranks (2004, Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis) (AMC)
8:30pm – Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen) (ABC – In select markets)
8:55pm – The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
9:00pm – The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition (ABC – In select markets)
10:00pm – A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy (2018) (NBC – In select markets)
10:05pm – Fred Claus (2007, Vince Vaughn) (AMC)
12:00am – Snow (2004, Tom Cavanagh) (Freeform)
12:35am – Last Holiday (2006, Queen Latifah) (AMC)
3:05am – Fred Claus (2007, Vince Vaughn) (AMC)

Friday, December 13

7:00am – Love the Coopers (2015, Diane Keaton, John Goodman) (Freeform)
9:00am – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005, Johnny Depp) (AMC)
11:30am – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971, Gene Wilder) (AMC)
12:30pm – The Santa Clause (1994, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
2:00pm – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005, Johnny Depp) (AMC)
2:35pm – The Santa Clause 2 (2002, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
4:30pm – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971, Gene Wilder) (AMC)
4:40pm – The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
6:45pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
7:00pm – The Polar Express (2004, Tom Hanks) (AMC)
8:00pm – American Housewife (ABC – In select markets)
8:00pm – Disney Channel Holiday Party @ Walt Disney World (Disney)
8:00pm – Christmas Stars (2019) (Lifetime)*
9:05pm – How Murray Saved Christmas (AMC)
9:15pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
10:05pm – The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974, Rankin/Bass) (AMC)
11:20pm – Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000) (AMC)
11:55pm – Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012, Debi Mazar) (Freeform)

Saturday, December 14

7:00am – Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012, Debi Mazar) (Freeform)
9:00am – Arthur Christmas (2011) (Freeform)
11:00am – The Simpsons Holiday-thon (Freeform)
2:00pm – The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006, Tim Allen) (Freeform)
4:05pm – Home Alone (1990, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
5:00pm – The Polar Express (2004, Tom Hanks) (AMC)
6:00pm – Matchmaker Christmas (2019) (Lifetime)*
6:35pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992, Macaulay Culkin) (Freeform)
7:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)
8:00pm – Holiday Date (2019, Brittany Bristow) (Hallmark)*
8:00pm – A Christmas Winter Song (2019) (Lifetime)*
8:30pm – DreamWorks Trolls Holiday (NBC)
9:00pm – Elf (2003, Will Ferrell) (AMC)
9:00pm – Christmas in Montana (2019) (Hallmark Movies)
9:15pm – Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000, Jim Carrey) (Freeform)
11:55pm – Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (1998) (Freeform)

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