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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

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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

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