News

CHRISTMAS TV: Holiday specials airing this weekend

CHRISTMAS TV: Holiday specials airing this weekend

'SOUND OF MUSIC:' NBC bumped the iconic Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life" to re-broadcast "The Sound of Music." Photo: Associated Press

Here’s a look at this weekend’s holiday programming. Check local listings for times and channels.

Friday, December 13

“Toy Story,” ABC Family
“Toy Story 2,” ABC Family
“Toy Story 3,” ABC Family
“Toy Story of TERROR!,” ABC Family

MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas


Saturday, December 14

“Frosty Returns,” CBS
Instead of airing “It’s a Wonderful Life” as previously planned, NBC announced it would re-air “The Sound of Music” Live. The musical, originally broadcast live on Dec. 5 and starring Carrie Underwood, garnered more than 18 million viewers but was met with mixed reaction. “It’s a Wonderful Life” is still slated to air on Christmas Eve on NBC.

Sunday, December 15

“All I Want for Christmas,” ION

Latest Stories

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Bob McDonnell Free During Appeals

gavel

The U.S. Supreme Court grants the embattled former governor's wish.

in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

netflix

September is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

in Local, Surrounding Counties

JMU Will Hold Vigil For Parker

Digital Camera

JMU will hold a vigil to honor the late Alison Parker.

in Entertainment

William Shatner working on Leonard Nimoy book

nimoy

"Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship" will hit the shelves next year.

in Sports

‘Deflategate’ judge to rule soon after Brady, NFL talks fail

tombrady

The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension despite weeks of talks.