Just as “31 Nights of Halloween” hangs up its Jack-O-Lantern for the year, Freeform has announced the lineup for its next big holiday programming event: “25 Days of Christmas.” Kicking off December 1, the festive content will feature an original holiday movie, a two-hour Good Trouble special, a brand-new jingle to enjoy, and of course favourite animated classics.
The network will debut the timeless Christmas classics of Rankin-Bass with Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on Friday, Dec. 6 at 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. EST/PST, respectively. One of the most popular and longest-running Christmas specials in television history, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer first aired in 1964, with Frosty the Snowman following in 1969.
Freeform original feature Ghosting: The Spirit of Christmas, starring Aisha Dee (The Bold Type) and Kimiko Glenn (The Guest Book) premieres Wednesday, Dec. at 9 p.m. EST/PST. Good Trouble will air a two-hour holiday episode on Monday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. EST/PST, with the full cast of The Fosters guest starring. Adding some friendly competition to your Christmas cheer, back-to-back instalments of Freeform original holiday series Wrap Battle will air on Mondays at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. EST/PST, with the finale airing Monday, Dec. 9.
In addition to original holiday specials, Freeform offers nonstop Christmas cheer that will keep you reaching for the cocoa with a full slate of favourites like Home Alone, all three films in The Santa Clause trilogy, Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Holiday and much more!
Freeform also released its first-ever “25 Days of Christmas” jingle, featuring Freeform Santa and Good Trouble star Emma Hunton.
Some of the highlights of the Christmas line-up include Arthur Christmas, The Simpsons, The Muppets Christmas Carol.