Thursday, December 01, 2005

Christmas Programming Guide

The older I get, the more I rival in this Christmas kitch tradition. Bring on the Ronnie Spector and Grinch. I don't know when Miricle on 34th Strreet is showing, and I may host a viewing of Nightmare Before Christmas - one of Burton's finest. Also The Grimlins is good for Chriustmas viewing.

Does someone have Comedy Central? Maybe I could come over for a viewing of the Grinch?

MOVIES
It's a Wonderful Life
Saturday, Dec. 10, 8-11 p.m. (NBC)
Saturday, Dec. 24, 8-11 p.m. (NBC)

Not gonna watch it again? Maybe this will change your mind: The secondary audio track for the 1946 classic features folksy narration by former president George Bush, who describes the action for the blind and visually impaired.

A Very Brady Christmas
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 8-10 p.m. (ABC Family)
Whether the idea strikes you as frightful or oh-so-delightful, the title of this 1988 TV movie pretty much sums it up.


ANIMATED
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
Friday, Dec. 2, 8-9 p.m. (ABC)
Young Kris Kringle (voiced by Mickey Rooney) bands together with elves, reindeer, and Mother Nature to overcome Burgermeister Meisterburger and deliver toys to tots everywhere in this 1970 stop-motion-animated perennial. The narration is by Fred Astaire.

A Charlie Brown Christmas
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 8-9 p.m. (ABC)
Duh-nuh-nuh, nuh-nuh-nuh, nuh-nuh. Nuh-nuh-huh. Nuh-nuh-nuh. You know what we're talkin' about.

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Monday, Dec. 12, 8-9 p.m (Comedy Central
The first of seven chances to catch the cartoon classic this year on Comedy Central. Our hearts are growing three sizes just thinking about it.

Frosty the Snowman
Saturday, Dec. 17, 8-8:30 p.m. (CBS)
Avoid the popular Christmas carol of the same name, which is filled with spoilers for this 1969 animated chestnut narrated by Jimmy Durante.

3 comments:

Commonplace said...

Hey, indie rock boy, don't forget The Year Without A Santa Claus, which provided Heatmiser with their name. Tonight and Saturday on ABC Family. Plus, it has a sneezing reindeer.

katie said...

And you missed Rudolph last night on NBC. The Abominable Snow Man, augh!!! I own it so never miss it.

Melissa said...

Hallmark is showing "A Boyfriend for Christmas". I need to find someone to tivo it for me, I hear its good.