How Murray Saved Christmas How Murray Saved Christmas

Tis the season for holiday TV specials, but classic characters like Rudolph and Frosty will have some company this year when NBC premieres the hour-long animated How Murray Saved Christmas on Friday, Dec. 5 at 8/7c.

Created by The Simpsons producer Mike Reiss, Murray tells the tale of an irritable deli owner (voiced by Jerry Stiller) who, because of his experience in delivery service, is enlisted by the North Pole elves to fill in for Santa Claus after an accident sidelines the big guy on Christmas Eve. The all-star voice cast includes Sean Hayes as Edison the Elf, Jason Alexander as Doc Holiday and Dennis Haysbert as the narrator.

Check out an exclusive first look featurette below featuring footage from the special and cast interviews direct from the recording studio.

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