ABC Rolls Out Heavy-Duty Lineup of Holiday Programming

Nov 9, 2018  •  Post A Comment

ABC is going all in on holiday programming this year, unleashing a lineup of special shows under the “25 Days of Christmas” banner.

Things get rolling Friday, Nov. 23, with the perennial holiday favorite “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” from 1970.

The network will also feature holiday-themed episodes of its regular series throughout the season, including “Modern Family,” “The Conners,” “The Kids Are Alright,” “black-ish,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” “Speechless,” “The Goldbergs,” “American Housewife,” “Single Parents” and “A Million Little Things.”

A new season of “The Great Christmas Light Fight” premieres Monday, Nov. 26, and runs through Dec. 17, with the finale to be followed by a special “In Memoriam” program from ABC News saying farewell to stars and icons who were lost this year.

Also on tap are “The Sound of Music,” “Shrek the Halls,” “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “Rudolph’s Shiny New Year,” the holiday edition of “The Great American Baking Show” and many other special holiday broadcasts, leading up to “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”

“Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade” is set for Dec. 25.

Daytime will also be joining in the festivities, with a special “Toys for Tots” episode of “General Hospital” on Friday, Dec. 21.

Many other special programs are also scheduled — click here for all the details in today’s announcement.

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