Christmas 2019 TV Shows Full Guide, Schedule, and Times

Christmas is right around the corner it is the time of the year where you spend all of your time with family and friends and reflecting on the past year. But also watching TV together and TV binge-watching. Because of that Christmas TV is just as big a part of the festive seasons and because of that the broadcasters know this, and the 2019 schedules are likely to be as full as ever with viewing options.

So here is the list of to the best festive programming coming to TV, streaming and On Demand over the month of December:

BBC One

• Monday 9 December

– Animal Park Christmas Specials (9.15 am)

Sunday 15 December

– Britain’s Christmas Story (10.45 am)
– Sports Personality of the Year

Monday 16 December

– Meet the Street at Christmas (9.15 am)
– A Berry Royal Christmas (8.30 pm)

Sunday 22 December

– A Christmas Carol (9 pm)

Monday 23 December

– A Question of Sport Christmas Special (7 pm)
– The Goes Wrong Show: The Spirit of Christmas (7.30 pm)
– Still Open All Hours Christmas Special (8.30 pm)

Christmas Eve

– Take-Off with Bradley and Holly (8 pm)
– Not Going Out Christmas Special (10 pm)

Christmas Day

– Top of the Pops Christmas (11.35 am)
– The Snail and the Whale (2.30 pm)
– Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special (4.40 pm)
– ​Michael McIntyre’s Big Christmas Show (6 pm)
– Call the Midwife Christmas Special (7 pm)
– Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special (8.30 pm)
– EastEnders (9.30pm)
– Mrs. Brown’s Boys Christmas Special (10.30 pm)

Boxing Day

– ​Mimi and the Mountain Dragon (3.20 pm)
– Worzel Gummidge: The Scarecrow of Scatterbrook (6.20 pm)
– Would I Lie to You? At Christmas (9.30 pm)

Friday 27 December

– Celebrity Mastermind (6.30 pm)
– Worzel Gummidge: The Green Man (7 pm)
– A Question of Sport at 50 (8.30 pm)
– Have I Got 2019 News for You (9.30 pm)

Saturday 28 December

– Celebrity Mastermind (5.30 pm)
– The Hit List Christmas Special (7.45 pm)

Sunday 29 December

– The Repair Shop At Christmas (7 pm)
– The Trial of Christine Keeler (9 pm)

Monday 30 December

– Top of the Pops New Year (4.45 pm)

New Year’s Eve

– The Graham Norton Show: New Year’s Eve Show (10.20 pm)
– Craig David Rocks Big Ben (11.35 pm)

Date TBC

– Dame Edna Rules the Waves
– Death Comes as the End
– Doctor Who
– Dracula
– Miranda: My Such Fun Celebration
– Pointless Celebrities Christmas Special
– Seven Worlds, One Planet: Continents of Wonder​
– Songs of Praise – Christmas Big Sing
– Winter Animals

BBC Two

Thursday 12 December

– Inside The Christmas Factory (8.55 pm)

Monday 16 December

– Cunk & Other Humans

Thursday 19 December

– I’ll Get This Christmas Special (10 pm)

Friday 20 December

– A Merry Tudor Christmas with Lucy Worsley (9 pm)
– The Hairy Bikers Home for Christmas – Aled Jones (5.15 pm)

Saturday 21 December

– Radio 2 In Concert: Robbie Williams (10.25 pm)

Sunday 22 December

– The Christmas Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan (9 pm)
– The Ranganation – Best Bits 2019 (10 pm)

Monday 23 December

– Snow Cats & MeHugh Grant: A Life On Screen (9 pm)

Christmas Eve

– Christmas University Challenge (7.30 pm)
– Dragons’ Den: Pitches To Riches​ (8 pm)
– Gareth Malone’s Christmas Concert (9 pm)
– QI Christmas Special (10 pm)

Christmas Day

– Dolly Parton – Here I Am (8.30 pm)
– Kylie at Glastonbury 2019 (11.10 pm)

Boxing Day

– The Many Faces of Ronnie Barker (7 pm)
– Paddington: The Man Behind The Bear (9 pm)

Saturday 28 December

– Mystify: Michael Hutchence (9.20 pm)
– INXS : Live Baby Live (11 pm)

Sunday 29 December

– Top Gear Nepal Special (9 pm)
– Liam Gallagher: As It Was (10 pm)

Monday 30 December

– Only Connect Christmas Special (8 pm)
– Frankie Boyle’s 2019 New World Order (10 pm)
– Charlie Brooker’s ‘Half a Decade’ Wipe! (10.45pm)

New Year’s Eve

– Jools’ Annual Hootenanny (11.15 pm)

Date TBC

– A Bear Called Paddington and A Man Called Michael
– A Year In The Life Of A Year
– Earth’s Tropical Islands
– Eat The Year’s
– In Search Of Dracula
– Live at the Apollo Christmas Special
– MasterChef: The Professionals Rematch 2019
– Live at the Apollo Christmas Special
– Romeo And Juliet: Beyond Words

ITV

– Sunday 22 December
– Dancing on Ice at Christmas
– Sunday 24 December
– ​Dancing on Ice at Christmas

Date TBC

– Ball and Boe: A Very Merry Christmas
– Celebrity Catchphrase Christmas Special Coronation Street at Christmas​Emmerdale
– Gordon, Gino, and Fred: Christmas RoadtripIn For a Penny Christmas Special
– Nadia’s Family Feasts Christmas Special
– Nadia’s Family Feasts New Year’s SpecialIt’s Not the Robbie Williams Christmas Show
– Paul O’Grady: For The Love of Dogs at Christmas
– Re-Play 2019
– Tenable Christmas Special
– The Big Soap Quiz: Coronation Street v Emmerdale
– The Chase: Celebrity Christmas Special
– The Jonathan Ross Show Christmas Special
– The Price is Right Christmas Special
– Tipping Point: Lucky Stars Christmas Special
– Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Christmas Special

BBC Four

Friday 20 December

– CMA Country Christmas (10.25 pm)

Monday 23 December

– What We Were Watching: Christmas 1979 (8 pm)

Christmas Day

– Magic Flute from Glyndebourne (7 pm)

Christmas Eve

– The Last Igloo (7.30 pm)
– Martin’s Close (10 pm)

Boxing Day

– Royal Institution Christmas Lectures – Secrets and Lies: The Hidden Power of Maths (8 pm)

Saturday 28 December

– Wisting (9 pm)

Sunday 29 December

– Lost Home Movies of Nazi Germany (9 pm)

Date TBC

– Charles I: Death Of A King

Channel 4

Tuesday 10 December

– Amazing Spaces Northern Lights Adventure (9 pm)

Tuesday 17 December

– The Supervet at Christmas

Date TBC

– 8 Out of Ten Cats Christmas
– Alternative Christmas Message
– Big Fat Quiz of the Year​
– Child Genius v Celebrities Christmas Special
– Chitty Flies Again First Dates at Christmas
– Food Unwrapped: Christmas Survival Guide
– Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast
– Jamie’s Best Christmas Ever
– Kylie’s Golden Tour
– Kylie’s Special Night
– Richard Osman’s World Cup of the Decade
– The Big Fat Quiz of The Decade
– The Crystal Maze Christmas Special
– The Great Festive Bake Off
– The Last Leg of the Year
– The Tiger Who Came to Tea
– The Undateables at Christmas

Channel 5

Date TBC

– The Small Hand

ITV2

Thursday 12 December

– Celebrity Juice Christmas Special

Date TBC

– Christmas Shopping with Keith Lemon
ITV Be.

Date TBC

– Christmas Dinner Date
– The Only Way is Essexmas

E4

Date TBC

– Celebrity Christmas Come Dine With Me
– Made in Chelsea: Buenos Aires
– Don’t Tell the Bride at Christmas
– Rob Beckett’s Savage Socials at Christmas

CBeebies

Saturday 7 December

– Hansel and Gretel

CBBC

Monday 9 December

– Almost Never Christmas Special

Thursday 12 December

– Blue Peter: Countdown to Christmas (5 pm)

Friday 13 December

– The Next Step Christmas Special