All through December, our TVs overflow with fun holiday movies, specials and TV shows. There’s a sleighful of programming out there. Use these lists from our critics to find out what to watch — where and when.
Get some Yuletide cheer (and a tear or two) from classics starring Whitney Houston, Tim Allen, Hugh Grant, big elf Will Ferrell and everyone’s favorite angel, Dolly Parton.
To woo holiday viewers, Netflix has some terrific movies — if you could only find them on Netflix. We’ve done the work for you with the best films, the plots and the particular reason to watch each one.
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Countdown to Christmas with the channel that popularized the phrase. Our Hallmark expert picks the best of the bunch.
Test your holiday knowledge of songs you know by heart — like the Christmas hit inspired by the Cuban Missile Crisis. Take the trivia quiz, then fill the air with the AARP Classic Holiday Songs list on Spotify.
Some of these shows have been around since the '60s — and every season they warm us like a Yule log.
Some are hilarious. Some are heartwarming. All are guaranteed mood boosters, from The Andy Griffith Show to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
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Watch a parade of Disney classics, plus a charming new Home Alone spinoff and hits starring Helen Mirren, Shirley MacLaine, and the Muppets.