Christmas TV Schedule 2023

There’s nothing better than the family gathering around to enjoy the annual Christmas TV line up and boy, is it a good one this year! From classic Christmas movies, and animated favourites like How To Train Your Dragon, to festive episodes of our favourite comedies. There is something for everyone taking over our screens this festive season.

We’ve made a list of our top picks so you can see it for yourselves! So, start planning your Christmas TV schedule 2023 now!

Family watching christmas movies

We’ll be updating this blog as more gets announced!

Sunday 24th December 2023 (Christmas Eve)

People watching TV at Christmas
  • Channel 4 9:00am The Snowman and the Snowdog
  • BBC One 10:05am The Boss Baby (2017)
  • Channel 4 12:30pm Charlotte’s Web
  • ITV1 1:05pm The Secret Life of Pets
  • ITV1 2:40pm The Grinch (2018)
  • ITV1 5:25pm Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  • Channel 4 5:45pm The Miracle on 34th Street
  • Channel 4 7.45pm Mog’s Christmas
  • Channel 4 8:15pm The Great Christmas Bake Off
  • Channel 4 9:30pm Gogglebox: Best of 2023

Monday 25th December 2023 (Christmas Day)

Family watching TV
  • Channel 4 8:40 Puss in Boots (2011)
  • Channel 4 10:25 Kung Fu Panda 2
  • BBC One 8:50am The Gruffalo
  • BBC One 9:15am How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming
  • BBC One 11:45am Cinderella – Live Action
  • BBC One 3:10pm Toy Story 4
  • Channel 5 3:10pm The Wizard of Oz
  • ITV1 4:30pm Sing 2
  • BBC One 4:40pm Strictly Come Dancing Festive Special
  • Channel 4 5:20pm Home Alone
  • BBC One 5:55pm Doctor Who Holiday Special
  • ITV1 7:30pm The Masked Singer Christmas Special
  • BBC One 8:15pm Call The Midwife Christmas Special
  • BBC One 10:45pm Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special

Tuesday 26th December 2023 (Boxing Day)

Cosy Christmas TV scene
  • Channel 5 7:55am Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go! The Mystery of Lookout Mountain
  • Channel 4 8:05am The Spongebob SquarePants Movie
  • BBC One 8:55am Tabby McTat
  • BBC One 9:20am The Gruffalo’s Child
  • Channel 4 10:10am We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
  • BBC One 11:25am Abominable (2019)
  • BBC One 3:15pm Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
  • ITV1 5:45pm Tipping Point: Lucky Stars Christmas Special
  • Channel 4 9:00pm Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2023

We hope you have found something good to settle down and watch over the holidays with the Christmas TV schedule 2023. Get those mince pies and your blanket ready! It’s to let go of the holiday stress and settle down to watch exciting Christmas special episodes and festive specials this holiday season. Whether it’s a David Attenborough documentary or your favourite film!

For more Christmas inspiration check out our Christmas Ideas blogs. Find Free Christmas Days Out , Elf On The Shelf ideas and loads more festive fun!

Family watching TV at Christmas
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