Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

TV Christmas Special Schedules for 2022 have been announced.

Listening to WJBR’s Christmas music brings back warm holiday memories each year. We all grew up listening to these songs. Our range of years in our Christmas music goes from 1942 (‘White Christmas’ by Bing) all the way to 2022 (‘Last Christmas’ by the Backstreet Boys).

The era of the network TV Christmas special is just as vast!

There is something with meaningful Christmas memories for multiple generations. Baby Boomers, Gen X’ers and Millennials…we all have our favorites!

Allow me to do a sports metaphor here. For me at least, the Christmas “pre-season” starts when WJBR starts playing Christmas music! But when ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ TV special hit’s the air, its officially the “regular season” Game time!

So start planning your Christmas and Holiday TV special viewing! Look for your favorites below and put a reminder in your phone so you can relive those feelings of watching theses shows in your childhood home or with your own kids, and those you love most!

Ready Rudolph? READY SANTA!

TV Christmas Special Schedules for 2022 are listed below!

  • Thursday November 24

    ABC-The 6ABC Dunkin Thanksgiving Day Parade – 8:30am
    CBS-The Thanksgiving Day Parade – 9:00am
    NBC-The 96th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade – 9:00am

  • Friday November 25

    CBS- Frosty The Snowman – 8:00pm

    CBS-Frosty Returns – 8:30pm

    CBS-A Christmas Proposal – 9:00pm

    TBS-The Polar Express – 7:13pm

  • Saturday November 26

    CBS- Robbie The Reindeer – 8:00pm

    CBS- The Story of Santa Claus – 9:00pm

  • Sunday November 27

    ABC- Mickey Saves Christmas – 7:00pm

    ABC- Olaf’s Frozen Adventure – 7:30pm

    ABC- The Wonderful World Of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration – 8:00p

  • Monday November 28

    ABC- The Great Christmas Light Fight – 8:00pm

  • Tuesday November 29


    ABC- Love Actually 20  Years Later-A Diane Sawyer/ABC News Special – 8:00pm

    CBS- Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer – 8:00pm

    CBS- Reindeer Is Here – 9:00pm

    NBC- Michael Bublé’s Christmas In The City – 9:00pm


  • Wednesday November 30

    NBC- 90TH Annual Christmas In Rockefeller Center – 8:00pm

    NBC- Kelly Clarkson Presents: When Christmas Comes Around – 10:00pm

  • Thursday December 1

    ABC- Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town – 8:00pm

    ABC- CMA Country Christmas – 9:00pm

    NBC- Dolly  Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas – 8:00pm

  • Monday December 5

    ABC- The Great Christmas Light Fight – 8:00pm

  • Thursday- December 8

    ABC- The Wonderful World of Disney: Frozen II – 8:00pm

  • Sunday December 11

    CBS- The National Christmas Tree Lighting: Celebrating 100 Years – 8:00pm

    CBS- Must Love Christmas – 9:00pm

  • Monday December 12

    ABC- The Great Christmas Light Fight – 8:00pm

    CBS- The National Christmas Tree Lighting: Celebrating 100 Years – 8:00pm

    CBS- Must Love Christmas – 9:00pm

  • Tuesday December 13

    ABC- Mickey Saves Christmas – 8:00pm

    ABC- Olaf’s Frozen Adventure – 8:30pm

    ABC- Disney  Prep and Landing – 9:00pm

    ABC- Disney Prep and Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice – 9:30pm

  • Wednesday December 14

    NBC- A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special – 8:00pm

    ABC- A Very Backstreet Holiday – 8:00pm

    ABC- Finding Harmony – 10:00pm

  • Sunday December 18

    CBS- When Christmas Was Young – 8:30pm

  • Monday December 19

    NBC- Movie: Shrek 2 – 8:00pm

    NBC- The Wall – 10:00pm

  • Tuesday December 20

    NBC- Movie: Illumination Presents: Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018) – 8:00pm

    ABC- Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – 8:00pm

    CBS- Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas To All – 8:00pm

    ABC- Toy Story That Time Forgot – 9:00pm

    ABC- Shrek The Halls – 9:00pm

  • Thursday December 22

    NBC- A Saturday Night Live Christmas Special – 9:00pm

  • Friday December 23

    CBS- The 24th Annual A Home For The Holidays at The Grove – 8:00pm

    CBS- Christmas Takes Flight – 9:00pm

    NBC- How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1966) – 8:00pm

    NBC- 5 More Sleeps ’til Christmas – 8:30pm

    NBC- Dolly Parton’s Christmas Of Many Colors: Circle Of Love – 9:00pm


  • Saturday December 24

    ABC- The Wonderful World Of Disney: Home Alone – 8:00pm

    NBC- It’s A Wonderful Life – 8:00pm

  • Sunday December 25

    ABC- Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade – 10:00am

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