Candace Cameron Bure Stars in Christmas Under Wraps

Candace Cameron-Bure

This weekend, Candace Cameron Bure returns to her favorite genre of film. “I am a huge Christmas fan and Christmas movie fan,” she admits. “This is my fifth Christmas movie and I just love them because Christmas is such a heartwarming time of year. And there’s magic in it.” Cameron Bure stars in Hallmark Channel’s Christmas Under Wraps, the charming tale of Dr. Lauren Brunell, an uptight big city doctor who learns to slow down and find holiday joy in a quaint — and possibly magical — town in Alaska. “There’s something that’s really peculiar about this place and she can’t … Continue reading

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When is “A Charlie Brown Christmas” on TV 2014?

When is "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on TV 2014?

When is A Charlie Brown Christmas on TV 2014? A Charlie Brown Christmas — Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at 8pm ET on ABC; Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at 8pm ET on ABC. RELATED: CHANNEL GUIDE’S 2014 HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING GUIDE (Description below from ABC) In the digitally remastered 1965 special A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees everywhere during the Christmas season. Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant, and Charlie Brown accepts, but it proves to be a frustrating struggle. When an attempt to restore the proper spirit with … Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Programming Guide from Channel Guide Magazine

Our 2014 Holiday Programming Guide!

Finding your favorite holiday TV show can be frustrating. Hundreds of hours of holiday programming are spread out over dozens of channels, and without proper planning, finding your Yuletide favorite can become as maddening as “Carol of the Bells” on a constant loop. Thankfully, Channel Guide Magazine’s 2014 Holiday Programming Guide is here to help. We’ve combed through hours and hours of programming to find the best in holiday TV. Want to watch Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol? Look in our A to Z descriptions. Not sure what to watch on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 8pm? We’ve got you covered in … Continue reading

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When is “It’s a Wonderful Life” on TV 2014?

When is "It's a Wonderful Life" on TV 2014?

When is It’s a Wonderful Life on TV 2014? You might recall the days of being able to watch It’s a Wonderful Life on TV a LOT. The 1946 Frank Capra classic was in the public domain at that time, about 20 or 30 years ago, and it seemed to air nearly nonstop in syndication between Thanksgiving and Christmas. For the past several years, rights to It’s a Wonderful Life have belonged to NBC, so airings of the film have become more of a special viewing occasion, with the network usually airing it twice during the Christmas season. And they … Continue reading

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When is Rudolph on TV 2014?

When is Rudolph on TV 2014?

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 50th anniversary airing — Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at 8pm ET/PT on CBS. In 2014, the classic 1964 Rankin-Bass stop-motion animation special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer celebrates its 50th anniversary! It airs on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 8pm ET/PT on CBS. (Description below from CBS) The special, narrated by Burl Ives, who is also heard as the voice of Sam the Snowman, is a musical story based on the popular song of the same title by Johnny Marks. It recounts the tale of a shy reindeer whose Christmas spirit is dampened because his shiny nose has … Continue reading

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When is Frosty the Snowman on TV 2014?

When is Frosty the Snowman on TV 2014?

When is Frosty the Snowman on TV 2014? In 2014, CBS will again be airing the beloved 1969 special starring that “jolly, happy soul” Frosty the Snowman, along with the 1992 special Frosty Returns: Frosty the Snowman — Friday, Nov. 28, at 9pm ET/PT on CBS. Frosty Returns — Saturday, Dec. 13, at 9:30pm ET/PT on CBS. (Descriptions below from CBS) Friday, Nov. 28 (9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT) FROSTY THE SNOWMAN — Frosty, that “jolly, happy soul” whose old silk hat full of magic has turned him into a musical Christmas legend, once again demonstrates his unique showmanship. Comedian Jackie Vernon … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2014 TV programming

Thanksgiving 2014 TV programming

Thanksgiving 2014 in the United States is Thursday, Nov. 27. Leading up to that day, and through the Thanksgiving 2014 weekend, as always there will be a number of specials, sports, movie marathons and more (and even the start of some Christmas specials) to enjoy on TV. Here are some notable programs to watch leading into, and over the Thanksgiving 2014 weekend. All times Eastern. Epic Meal  Empire Thanksgiving special – Nov. 14 at 10pm on FYI. In the newest episodes, viewers will get even more over-the-top cooking recipes and antics, starting with a Thanksgiving meal (not the Canadian kind) … Continue reading

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Visit Hallmark’s “Northpole”

Northpole

Hallmark gifts a glowing star of holiday cheer to movie fans with Northpole, one of the network’s 12 New Movies of Christmas, part of its larger, annual Countdown To Christmas. The film boasts visual effects which are the best Hallmark has ever produced and is cuddle-worthy family viewing. The wondrous village of Northpole, where Santa and his elves live and work, is running low on the holiday cheer that is used to fuel the city and make toys. Santa and Mrs. Claus (played by real-life spouses Richard Wagner and Jill St. John) are understandably concerned; this drop in spirit, represented … Continue reading

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We talk Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship with host Bobby Deen!

Holiday Baking Championship host Bobby Deen

It’s only natural that Bobby Deen would relish his role as host of Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship, premiering Sunday night at 9pm ET/PT. “Thanksgiving and Christmas are wonderful holidays for my family,” says Paula’s youngest boy of his food-centric clan. “We all gathered in Statesboro, Ga., every year for Thanksgiving at my Uncle Bernie and Aunt Glennis’ house and everyone would bring desserts. There was a 6-foot buffet table in the dining room that was covered from end to end with cakes and pies and gooey bars and any kind of cookie that you could imagine. That’s such a … Continue reading

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“Nashville” Christmas album releasing next week

"Nashville" Christmas album releasing next week

Halloween is just a few days away, and you know what that means — just about time for many people’s thoughts to turn toward the Christmas season (probably starting at 12:01am on Nov. 1, if not already). Right at the start of the season, on Nov. 4, fans of the ABC series Nashville will get an early Christmas gift with the digital release of the album Christmas With Nashville. Christmas With Nashville will feature holiday songs from the drama’s cast, including Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten, Sam Palladio, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson and more. Including familiar holiday favorites and … Continue reading

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