CW26 Holiday Schedule
The air is cold and crisp and there is nothing better than cozying up on the couch under a blanket to watch holiday feel good TV! CW26 is here to help you get into the holiday spirit with Christmas carols, special holiday episodes, movies, and more!
SILENT NIGHT – A SONG FOR THE WORLD: December 4 & 23 at 7P
A musical film documentary about the creation and cultural impact of the world’s most famous Christmas carol, composed in 1818 in Salzburg. Translated into 140 languages, Silent Night caused a Christmas ceasefire in World War I, while Bing Crosby’s version is the third best-selling single ever. In short: A song for the world! The film tells the story of Silent Night, narrated by Hugh Bonneville, with new recordings by global stars in different languages.
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD: December 8 & 24 at 7P
The special showcases how Christmas is celebrated around the world by highlighting traditions from the ancient to modern day, including what various cultures eat for Christmas dinner. Viewers will also get a front-row seat to very special Christmas performances.
WALKER (Christmas Episode) December 9 at 7P
PENN & TELLER: MERRY FOOL US: December 10 at 7P
The magical duo of PENN & TELLER is joined by host Alyson Hannigan to help kick off the holiday season with this special complete with magicians, costumes and a Christmas Trophy!
THE WALTONS’ HOMECOMING: December 11 at 7P
Set in the 1933 Depression Era, THE WALTONS’ HOMECOMING is told through the eyes of John Boy (Logan Shroyer), the 17-year-old eldest child of John (Ben Lawson) and Olivia Walton (Bellamy Young). His mother expects John Boy to help her raise his sisters and brothers, and his father expects him to follow in his footsteps to help support the family, but secretly, John Boy wants to be a writer. Times are hard enough in 1933, but to make matters worse, it looked to be the Waltons’ first Christmas without John Sr.
GREATEST HOLIDAY COMMERCIALS COUNTDOWN 2021: December 12 & 21 at 8P
This holiday special will countdown the 12 best holiday commercials ever – one for each of the 12 days of Christmas. In addition to the top 12, the special features other great commercials from both the U.S. and abroad, that capture the true spirit of the holiday season – from the heartfelt to the hilarious, from the outstanding to the ridiculous.
iHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2021: December 15 & 25 at 7P
A 90-minute holiday music event that celebrates the season with performances by the year’s biggest recording artists. This star-studded concert event will feature performances from many of today’s hottest musical stars.
DOGS OF THE YEAR 2021: December 16 & 29 at 7P
Returns with an all-new cast of characters to charm their way into our hearts. Hosted by Kevin Frazer and Keltie Knight, this special highlights the most amazing dog stories of 2021.
THE 89th ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS PARADE: December 17 at 7P & December 21 at 8P
Hosts include Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain, Montel Williams and special co-host Elizabeth Stanton. The parade will feature Hollywood celebrities and movie cars, award-wining bands from across the country, dazzling equestrians, larger-than-life character balloons, colorful floats, humorous specialty acts, and high-profile performers.
WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS: CHRISTMAS : December 18 at 8P
Hosted by Elizabeth Stanton, we see the cutest animals the season has to offer.
GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER: December 18 and 22 at 7P
Based on the hit song that became a timeless holiday classic, this wild, wacky and heartwarming adventure features young Jake Spankenheimer on the quest of a lifetime to track down his missing Grandma on Christmas Eve and prove that Santa Claus is indeed real.
BEEBO SAVES CHRISTMAS: December 21 at 7P
Everyone’s favorite fuzzy toy-turned furry god will once again be a hero as he tries to save Christmas in the all-new animated one-hour special.
POPSTAR’S BEST OF 2021: December 28 at 7P
Presented by Associated Television International, host Elizabeth Stanton will count down the greatest and most memorable moments and trends of 2021 based on polls from Popstar Magazine.
iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL – NIGHT 1: December 30 at 7P
The legendary concert event, filmed over two nights at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, features performances by some of the biggest names in the music industry. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest (“On Air with Ryan Seacrest”), the iconic lineup of musical acts scheduled to perform includes Dua Lipa, Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Weezer, Finneas, Nelly, Darius Rucker, Walker Hayes, Cheap Trick, Florida Georgia Line, and more.
iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL – NIGHT 2: December 31 at 7P
The legendary concert event, filmed over two nights at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena, features performances by some of the biggest names in the music industry. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest (“On Air with Ryan Seacrest”), the iconic lineup of musical acts scheduled to perform includes The Kid LAROI, DuaLipa, Khalid, Tate McRae, Journey, Coldplay, Lil Baby, Nelly, Sam Hunt, J.Cole, Billie Eilish,and more