What to Watch Tonight

A Christmas Story Marathon, an O.C. Classic and More

  • Pop
    The O.C.

    Repeat to Revisit: Seth combines Christmas and Hanukkah to form Chrismukkah. Plus, Summer dresses up as Wonder Woman. Need we say more?

  • Freeform
    The Santa Clause

    Tim Allen assumes the role of Santa Claus after inadvertently killing the real Kris Kringle on Christmas Eve. (The Santa Clause 2 airs at 5, 7, 9 and 11 pm on FX.)

  • TBS
    The Big Bang Theory

    Repeat to Revisit: Penny gifts Sheldon with a napkin used by Leonard Nimoy, paving the way for a truly unforgettable moment.

  • E!
    Love Actually

    If you loved SNL‘s “Hillary Actually” parody, but never actually saw the original film, here’s your chance. The basic cabler is airing the rom-com not once, but twice.

  • Freeform
    Elf

    Relive this Will Ferrell classic while noshing on snacks from the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.

  • TBS
    A Christmas Story

    Through Sunday at 8 pm | Ralphie may or may not grow up to be an advocate for gun control after nearly shooting his eye out. Watch him do it — 12x in a row!

  • NBC
    It's a Wonderful Life

    Settle in with your loved ones and relive this 1946 classic, which stars Jimmy Stewart as a banker who learns what life would have been like without him.

  • ABC
    Disney Prep & Landing

    In this cartoon, an elite, high-tech unit of Elves ensure that homes around the world are prepared for a visit from Saint Nick.

  • ABC
    CMA Country Christmas

    Encore presentation: Idina Menzel and Andra Day perform; Jennifer Nettles hosts.

  • Freeform
    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    In this installment of the Vacation franchise, Rusty and Audrey Griswold are played by a pre-Roseanne Johnny Galecki and a pre-Cape Fear Juliette Lewis.