Today kicks off ABC Family's annual network programming event "25 Days of Christmas"!
The spirited extravaganza, now in its thirteenth year, includes over 200 hours of holiday-themed entertainment. Pour a little egg nog, cuddle up by the fire and get into the holiday spirit by checking out ABC Family's holiday movies!
ABC Family's '25 Days of Christmas'
'Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas'
Wednesday, December 1 He's mean, he's green and he doesn't like the Yuletide season one bit. Jim Carrey stars as the title character in this live-action adaptation of the classic story by Dr. Seuss. (8:00-10:30 PM E/PT)
'The Santa Clause'
Thursday, December 2 Tim Allen stars as Scott Calvin, a divorced father whose strained relationship with his son Charlie (Eric Lloyd) begins to mend only after a bizarre twist of fate transforms him into the new Santa. (7:00-09:00 PM ET/PT)
'The Polar Express'
Friday, December 3 The Academy Award-winning team of Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump") reunite for "The Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved Caldecott Medal children's book by Chris Van Allburg. (6:00-08:30 PM ET/PT)
'The Nightmare Before Christmas'
Saturday, December 4 Set in the world where every holiday has its own special land, "The Nightmare Before Christmas" follows the misguided passion of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved Pumpkin King, who oversees the creation of all the ghoulish delights, frights and surprises that his holiday traditionally exports to the "real world." (11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET/PT)
'Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix'
Sunday, December 5 Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts for his fifth year — and his greatest challenge yet. A summer has passed since Harry's encounter with Dark Lord, and Harry learns that the wizarding community remains in denial about Voldemort's return. (9:00 PM-12:00 AM ET/PT)
'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and The Island of Misfit Toys'
Monday, December 6 Rudolph the Red Nosed-Reindeer is out to save Christmas once again in this stop-motion-animated holiday musical. (7:00-8:30 PM ET/PT)
'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York'
Tuesday, December 7 In "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York," the sequel to "Home Alone," Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is back, and this time his playground is New York City. (8:30-11:00 PM ET/PT)
'Miracle on 34th Street'
Wednesday, December 8 Everyone (especially children) knows that the holiday season is a time for miracles. However, six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle ... Santa Claus. (8:30-11:00 PM ET/PT)
'Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town'
Thursday, December 9 Fred Astaire narrates this tale of Kris Kingle (Mickey Rooney), a young boy with an immense desire to do good things for others. In his home village Somberton, Kris has started a gift factory where he builds toys and gives them to all local children. (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT)
'Santa Clause 2'
Friday, December 10 After eight years as the jolly old St. Nick, Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) has grown to truly love his job as Santa Claus. However, things start to fall apart when an overlooked clause is brought to his attention — he must find a wife or he will lose his job as Santa. (10:00 PM -12:00 AM ET/PT)
'Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause'
Saturday, December 11 Holiday magic mixes with comical chaos as TIm Allen reprises his role as Scott Calvin, aka Santa, as he juggles a full house of family and the mischievous Jack Frost (Martin Short) — whose chilling Santa envy has him trying to take over the "big guy's" holiday. (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT)
'Christmas Cupid' - ABC Family Original Movie
Sunday, December 12 Christina Milian stars as high-powered Hollywood publicist, Sloane, who finds herself haunted by the ghost of her recently departed infamous client Caitlin, played by Ashley Benson. Caitlin takes Sloane on a journey to meet the ghosts of her ex-boyfriends from the past, present and future to try and guide her to true love. (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT)
'Holiday in Handcuffs'
Monday, December 13 Mario Lopez and Melissa Joan Hart star in ABC Family's amusing holiday tale "Holiday in Handcuffs," about a modern young woman who has a breakdown at Christmas and desperately kidnaps a handsome guy to take home to her parents. (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT)
'Dr. Seuss' The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat'
Tuesday, December 14 As The Cat in the Hat gets ready for a lovely picnic, the evil Grinch plots to create a contraption that captures noises and turns them into ferocious sounds — which would absolutely ruin The Cat's plan for an afternoon picnic. (7:00-730 PM ET/PT)
Disney's 'Prep & Landing'
Wednesday, December 15 This half-hour holiday special reveals the never-before-told tale of an elite unit of elves known as Prep & Landing. Every Christmas Eve this high-tech organization ensures that homes around the world are probably prepared for the yearly visit from The Big Guy, their code name for Santa Claus. (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT)
Disney/Pixar's 'The Incredibles'
Thursday, December 16 Disney/Pixar's 2004 Academy Award-winning "The Incredibles" is an action-packed animated adventure about the mundane and incredible lives of a house full of superheroes. (8:30-11:00 PM ET/PT)
'Mickey's Christmas Special'
Friday, December 17 "Mickey's Christmas Special" is a collection of Disney shorts that tell fun holiday tales with some of Disney's most popular characters. The shorts include "Pluto's Christmas Tree," "Toy Tinkers" and "Donald's Snow Fight." (10:30-11:00 PM ET/PT)
'A Miser Brothers' Christmas'
Saturday, December 18 Starring Mickey Rooney, reprising his role as Santa Claus from the holiday classic "The Year Without a Santa Claus," "A Miser Brothers' Christmas" tells the story of how Santa throws out his back, potentially spoiling Christmas for boys and girls all over the world. (4:00-5:00 PM ET/PT)
'A Dennis the Menace Christmas'
Sunday, December 19 Comic mayhem ensues when one of the world's most benevolently mischievous imps takes on a beloved holiday. (9:30-11:30 AM ET/PT)
Monday, December 20 Disney's irresistible talking puppies return in an all-new heartwarming holiday adventure! (8:00-11:00 PM ET/PT)
Tuesday, December 21 The irresponsible and unreliable father of a young boy is killed in a car crash, but the father gets another chance to make things right with his son when he is reincarnated as a magical snowman. (4:00-6:00 PM ET/PT)
'Richie Rich's Christmas Wish'
Wednesday, December 22 America's richest kid is back with more fantastic toys and incredible adventures. (12:00 PM-2:00 PM ET/PT)
'Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too'
Thursday, December 23 In this Christmas classic, Winnie the Pooh and Piglet rush to get Christopher Robin's letter to Santa before it's too late. With many obstacles before them, they learn the true meaning of Christmas. (7:00-7:30 AM ET/PT)
'A Flintstone's Christmas'
Friday, December 24 Fred Flinstone finds out there really is a Santa Claus when the old gentleman falls off his roof and sprains his ankle. In order not to disappoint the children of the world, Fred substitutes for Santa and Barney comes along for the magical journey as an elf. (11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET/PT)
'The Year Without a Santa Claus'
Saturday, December 25 Mrs. Claus narrates this memorable children's classic about the time she almost donned her husband's famous red suit. (9:00 AM-10:00 AM ET/PT)