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Holiday TV Roundup: Your Guide to Movies, Specials and Marathons

The holidays are in full swing, which means there are plenty of parades, marathons, New Year's Eve specials and Christmas movies to keep track of. Check out our handy list for what's planned as 2013 comes to an end. All times are Eastern (ET).

Robyn Ross

The holidays are in full swing, which means there are plenty of parades, marathons, New Year's Eve specials and Christmas movies to keep track of. Check out our handy list for what's planned as 2013 comes to an end. All times are Eastern (ET).

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Christmas movies and specials:
A Very Brady Christmas (7 a.m., ABC Family)
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (9 a.m., ABC Family)
A Christmas Story (24-hour marathon beginning at 5 p.m., TBS)
The Santa Clause 2  (7 p.m., ABC Family)
It's a Wonderful Life (8 p.m., NBC)
Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights (8 p.m., MTV)
The 12 Dogs of Christmas (8 p.m., WPIX)
The Nightmare Before Christmas (8 p.m., MTV)
The National Christmas Tree Lighting (8 p.m., WLIW)
'Twas the Night (8 p.m., Disney XD)
Christmas on the Bayou (8 p.m., Lifetime)
The March Sisters at Christmas (8 p.m., LMN)
Christmas in Connecticut (8 p.m., TCM)
Meet the Santas (8 p.m., Hallmark)
Defending Santa (8 p.m., ION)
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (8:30 p.m., ABC)
The Road to Christmas (10 p.m., LMN)
A Christmas Carol (10 p.m., Ovation)
Hats off to Christmas (10 p.m., Hallmark)
Jesus Christ Superstar (10 p.m., Sundance)
Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol (11 p.m., BBC America)
Wednesday, Dec. 25

Christmas movies and specials:
Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (10 a.m., ABC)
A Christmas Story 2 (Noon and 8 p.m., CMT)
The Dog Who Saved the Holidays (4 p.m. and 10 p.m., Hub)
A Very Merry Mix-Up (7:30 p.m., Hallmark)
Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale (8 p.m., NBC)
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (8 p.m., ABC Family)
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (8 p.m., Fox)
The Cast of A Christmas Story: Where Are They Now? (8 p.m., TVGN)
Jeff Dunham's Very Christmas Special (8 p.m., Comedy)
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (8 p.m., Disney XD)
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (8 p.m., Lifetime)
A Christmas Blessing (8 p.m., TVOne)
Merry Madagascar (8:30 p.m., The CW)
Michael Buble's 3rd Annual Christmas Special (9 p.m., NBC)
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (9 p.m., ABC Family)
The Christmas Ornament (9 p.m., Hallmark)
A Golden Christmas 3 (9 p.m., ION)
A Fairly Odd Christmas (9 p.m, Nick Toon)
Blake Shelton's Not-So-Family Christmas (10 p.m., NBC)
The Christmas Hope (10 p.m., LMN)

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Yule Log (6-10 a.m., Hub)
Survivorman (6 a.m.-3 a.m. Thursday, Science)
White Collar (6 a.m.-6 a.m. Thursday, Cloo)
Untold Stories of the E.R(7 a.m.-2 a.m., Discovery Fit & Health)
Pushing Daisies (8 a.m.-5 a.m. Thursday, Chiller)
Doctor Who (8 a.m.-6 a.m. Thursday, BBC America)
Man v. Food Nation (9 a.m.-8 p.m., Travel Channel )
Roseanne (10 a.m.-1 p.m., WEtv)
Alaska: The Last Frontier (Noon-3 a.m. Thursday, Discovery)
Undercover Boss (Noon-3 a.m. Thursday, TLC)
Duck Dynasty (3:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m., A&E)
Reba (5-8 p.m., CMT)

Monday, Dec. 30
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown (8 p.m., ABC)
Rudolph's Shiny New Year (9 p.m., ABC)

Tuesday, Dec. 31

New Year's Specials

New Year's Rockin' Eve Presents the 30 Greatest Women in Music (8 p.m., ABC)
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest (10 p.m., ABC)
New Year's Eve With Carson Daly (10 p.m., ABC)
New Year's Eve Live (11 p.m., Fox)


Cops (Midnight-12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Spike)
Law & Order: SVU (4 a.m.-9 p.m., USA)
Malcolm in the Middle (4 a.m.-5 p.m., IFC)
Awkward (6 a.m.-3 p.m., MTV)
Fear Factor (6 a.m.-5 p.m., Chiller)
House Hunters International  (6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., HGTV)
The Twilight Zone (8 a.m.-5 a.m. Wednesday, SyFy)
The Walking Dead (9 a.m.-5  a.m. Thursday, AMC)
Dark Matters: Twisted but True (9 a.m.-5 p.m., Science)
Moonshiners (9 a.m.-6 p.m., Discovery)
Food Paradise (9 a.m.-3 p.m., Travel)
Cajun Pawn Stars (10 a.m.-2 p.m., History)
A Haunting: Back from the Dead (10 a.m.-3 p.m., Destination America)
Storage Hunters (11 a.m.-3:30- p.m., truTV)
The Jeffersons (11 a.m.-3 p.m., TVOne)
Mad About You (11 a.m.-1 p.m., FXX)
Smart Guy (11 a.m.-2 p.m., MTV2)
The Mindy Project (11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Bravo)
Dr. G: America's Most Shocking Cases (Noon-4 p.m., Discovery Fit & Health)

Wednesday, Jan. 1


Happy Endings (8 p.m. Tuesday — 12:30 a.m. Thursday, VH1)
The Walking Dead (Midnight-5 a.m. Thursday, AMC)
 (6 a.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, USA)
Best Ink (6 a.m.-11 p.m., Oxygen)
Watch What Happens: Live
 (7 a.m.-3 p.m., Bravo)
Rehab Addict (7 a.m.-3 a.m. Thursday, DIY)
The Twilight Zone  (8 a.m.-5 a.m. Thursday, SyFy)
Ancient Aliens (8 a.m.-7 p.m., History)
Dance Moms (8 a.m.-10 p.m., Lifetime)
Locked Up Abroad
 (9 a.m.-3 a.m. Thursday, NatGeo)
Antiques Roadshow (9 a.m.-3 p.m., Ovation)
Dr. Phil (9 a.m.-4 p.m., OWN)
The Honeymooners
 (9 a.m.-5 p.m., WPIX)
Friday Night Lights (9:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Pivot)
Drop 5 Lbs with Good Housekeeping (10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cooking)
Law & Order
 (10 a.m.-1 a.m. Thursday, WeTV)
The Tudors (10 a.m.-6 a.m. Thursday, BBC America)
Operation Repo 
(11a.m.-2 p.m., TruTV)
 (11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Spike)
Futurama (11:26 a.m.-6 p.m., Comedy)
Cops Reloaded (Noon-Midnight, CMT)
For Better or For Worse
 (4 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, OWN)