Your Day to Day Guide to Christmas TV On Freeview

Posted December 16, 2016 - Blog Posts,News and Blog

Whether you’re spending Christmas with the in-laws or alone with your cats, one thing’s for certain- you’ll need some TV to keep you entertained. Not to say Albert Square’s annual punch up isn’t a great watch – but we’ve delved deeper to find the hidden treats at the bottom of the television stocking.



24 December

Gogglesprogs Christmas Special
Channel 4
8pm

This Christmas the kids return with another festive feast of television criticism. Sure to amuse while the final presents get wrapped and the stockings are hung.

Gogglesprogs



Rude Tube Christmas Cracker

Channel 4
10 pm

Alex Zane returns with Rude Tube’s fifth Christmas compilation – providing viewers with 50 festive internet clips. Check off all the one’s you’ve wasted time watching at work.



Greatest Ever Christmas Movies
Channel 5
10pm

Countdown the best festive films, from White Christmas and It’s a Wonderful Life to Bad Santa and Elf.



Jamie’s Christmas Lock-In
Food Network
8pm

A night of music, chat, Christmas cheer and, of course, plenty of delicious food with Jamie Oliver.

Jamie's Xmas


Also…

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Channel 4
7:30pm

Grantchester Christmas Special
ITV1
9pm



25 December

Frozen
BBC1
3:10pm

An instant classic from Disney, Frozen has claimed its place alongside the canon of childhood Christmas films. Coming up just as you’re polishing off that second helping of pudding.

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The Great Christmas Bake Off

BBC One
4:45pm
Part two – 7pm on boxing day

Alongside some of your favourite contestants from the previous series – we say goodbye to Mel and Sue as well as Television’s heartthrob Mary Berry. (Don’t worry, they’ll be back on new shows next year).

Xmas Bakeoff



Doctor Who
BBC One
5:45pm

This year’s Christmas special picks up 24 and a bit years later. The Doctor finds the child he accidently gave superhero abilities to, has donned a costume and mask and is now keeping New York City safe.



Also…

Strictly Come Dancing
BBC One
6.45pm

Call The Midwife
BBC One
8pm

Maigret’s Dead Man
ITV1
9pm



26 December

Big Fat Quiz of the Year
Channel 4
9pm

Everyone’s favourite round-up of the year-just-gone returns to Channel 4 this Christmas, with quizmaster Jimmy Carr returning to the hot-seat.

Big Fat Quiz



Love Actually

ITV 2
9pm

A modern day Christmas classic, follow the loosely-entwined lives of eight couples, as they navigate December to find love.



Asquith, Lloyd George and the Crisis of Liberalism

BBC Parliament
9pm

Lord Morgan delivers the 2016 History of Parliament annual lecture in Portcullis House.

Parliament


Also…

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes
BBC One
6.30pm

The Witness for the Prosecution
BBC One
9pm

The Entire Universe
BBC Two
9:30pm

 

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