Love Actually, Pitch Perfect, Home Alone – it’s 12 Days of Xmas telly you definitely shouldn’t miss.

Okay so you’re officially off the clock for Christmas break and finally have time to watch some telly. There’s nothing better than sitting in front of the TV, cosied up with a blanket and with a hot chocolate in hand. That’s basically us living our dream.nightcheese30rockWhether you’re looking for your yearly festive fix of ‘Love Actually’ or the ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special, look no further as we have taken the best pick of telly for the next 12 days, just for you!

Monday 21st December


Miranda – 8:30pm, BBC One

Bafta Celebrates Downton Abbey – 9pm, ITV1

The Holiday – 9pm, ITV2

Tuesday 22nd December 


Shrek The Third – 3:50pm, BBC One

Luther – 9pm, BBC One

Ted – 9pm, Film4

Michael Buble’s Christmas – 9pm, Channel 5

The Jonathon Ross Show – 10:40pm, ITV1

Wednesday 23rd December


Bean – 12:45pm, ITV1

Shrek Forever After – 3:50pm, BBC One

Mamma Mia! – 8pm, ITV3

Bridget Jones’s Diary – 10:45pm, ITV1

TOTP2 – 11pm, BBC Two

Thursday 24th December (Christmas Eve!)


Finding Nemo – 3.50pm, BBC One

Scrooge – 5.20pm, Channel 5

The Polar Express – 5.25pm, ITV2

Pointless Celebrities – 7:10pm, BBC One

Walliams and Friend – 10:05pm, BBC One

Friday 25th December (CHRISTMAS DAY YAAASSS!)


Brooklyn Nine Nine – 12:50am, E4

Cat In The Hat – 9:45am, BBC Two

Happy Feet – 11.30am, ITV1

The Muppet Christmas Carol – 1.45pm, Channel 4

Brave – 3.10pm, BBC One

The Wizard of Oz – 3.10pm, Channel 5

Doctor Who – 5:15pm, BBC One

Coronation Street – 7:45pm, ITV1

EastEnders – 8:45pm, BBC One

Downton Abbey – 8:45pm, ITV1

Alan Carr: Chatty Man – 9pm, Channel 4

Pitch Perfect – 9pm, Film4

Mrs Brown’s Boys – 9:45pm, BBC One

Saturday 26th December (Boxing Day)


Arthur Christmas – 1:15pm, Film 4

Puss in Boots – 3:25pm, BBC One

Home Alone 3 – 3:30pm, Channel 4

The Croods – 4:45pm, BBC One

Skyfall – 8pm, ITV2

Iron Man 2 – 9pm, Film4

A Gert Lush Christmas – 9pm, BBC Two

Sunday 27th December


Flushed Away – 9:15am, BBC One

Mary Poppins – 1:50pm, BBC One

Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium – 2:15pm, ITV1

Oz the Great and Powerful – 4:05pm, BBC One

Four Christmases – 9pm, Film 4

Catherine Tate’s Nan – 10:25pm, BBC One

The Inbetweeners 2 – 11:10pm, Channel 4

Monday 28th December 


Bolt – 11am, BBC One

Dr Suess’ The Lorax – 1:25pm, Film 4

Surprise, Surprise – 2:30pm, ITV1

Madagascar – 4:25pm, BBC One

Miranda: The Final Curtain – 8:30pm, BBC One

Gogglebox – 9pm, Channel 4

Tuesday 29th December


Shark Tale – 9am, BBC One

Evan Almighty – 12:45pm, ITV1

Mr Popper’s Penguins – 2:20pm, Film 4

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa – 4:25pm, BBC One

The Amazing Spider Man – 7:30pm, ITV1

David Beckham: For the Love of the Game – 9pm, BBC One

The Purge – 9pm, Film 4

American Pie – 10:25pm, ITV1

Erin Brockovich – 10:45pm, Channel 5

Wednesday 30th December

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – 12:30pm, ITV1

White Christmas – 1:10pm, Film 4

Freaky Friday – 2:35pm, Channel 4

Monsters, Inc – 4.20pm, BBC One

Alice in Wonderland – 5.50pm, BBC Two

Toy Story – 8pm, BBC Three

American Pie 2 – 10:15pm, ITV1

Catherine Tate’s Nan – 10:25pm, BBC One

Thursday 31st December (New Year’s Eve!)


The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn – 10.55am, BBC One

Imagine That – 11:05am, Channel 4

Up – 2.50pm, BBC One

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids – 3:20pm, Channel 4

ET: The Extra-Terrestrial – 6.45pm, ITV2

TFI New Year’s Eve – 7:30pm, Channel 4

Toy Story 2 – 8:30pm, BBC Three

Alan Carr’s: New Year Specstacular – 9pm, Channel 4

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie – 9.15pm, BBC One

The Graham Norton Show – 10:45pm, BBC One

Bryan Adams Rocks Big Ben Live – 11:30pm, BBC One

New Year’s Eve Fireworks – 12:00am, BBC One

Friday 1st January (New Years Day!)


Richie Rich – 11:15am, ITV2

The Sound of Music – 1.15pm, BBC One

The Golden Compass – 3.35pm, Channel 4

Wreck-It-Ralph – 4.30pm, BBC One

Tangled – 6pm, Channel 4

Despicable Me – 6.05pm, ITV2

EastEnders – 6:30pm & 8pm, BBC One

Coronation Street – 7:30pm & 8:30pm, ITV1

Sherlock (YAAASSS!) – 9pm, BBC One

Les Miserables – 9pm, Film 4

The Jonathon Ross Show – 10:15pm, ITV1

Mrs Brown’s Boys – 10:30pm, BBC One

American Pie: The Wedding – 11:20pm, ITV1

That’s the lot, take your pick. Whether you’re looking for a Christmas special or a favourite film its on this list!

Happy Holidays, love the MP! Team 

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Written by Hannah Lovejoy

I'm the Film & TV Channel Manager at MP! I love sitcoms and Rosa Diaz is my spirit animal. I probably drink too much coffee - also guilty of quoting Hamilton The Musical on a daily basis. Tweet me @HanLovejoy!

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