It’s the most wonderful time of the year and nothing makes us happier than holiday classics.
Don’t miss the annual parade of Tiffany Network favorites including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and The Story of Santa Claus. And new this year, new Christmas films not to be missed; a special mega concert featuring Mariah Carey, the Kennedy Center Honors; and the New Year’s Eve party live in Nashville.
Here’s the full schedule of holiday favorites and new CBS Originals set to air on WTVR CBS 6 this year:
Thursday, November 24
CBS THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE — 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hosted by Kevin Frazier and Keltie Knight of ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, the Thanksgiving Parade returns to Sixth Avenue. Don’t miss special performances by actors from the hit Broadway musicals ‘Moulin Rouge’ and ‘SIX the Musical’. “FBI” star Jeremy Sisto, “The Equalizer” star Liza Lapira and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” bandleader Louis Cato will drop by the parade and speak with Frazier.
Friday November 25
FROZEN THE SNOWMAN & FROZEN RETURNS — 8-9 p.m.
Frosty, that “cheerful, jolly soul” whose magical old silk hat turned him into a musical Christmas legend, once again demonstrates his unique showmanship.
A CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL — 9-11 p.m.
An unlucky chef, Maria Winters (Jessica Camacho), who dreams of starting her own line of food trucks, agrees to pose as the girlfriend of a Seattle lawyer, Julian Diaz (Adam Rodriguez), who is visiting his family. for Christmas, to help him prove that he is the ideal candidate to take over the family business. But their business arrangement is complicated by the magic of the season as real sparks begin to fly.
Saturday November 26
ROBBIE THE REINDEER: FIRE HOOF — 8-8:30 p.m.
In this animated special, Robbie must train to compete in reindeer races to be part of Santa’s sleigh team.
ROBBIE THE REINDEER: LEGENDS OF THE LOST TRIBE — 8:30-9pm
In the second of two 30-minute specials, Robbie faces off against Blitzen in an effort to stop his nemesis from throwing a theme park on reindeer.
THE STORY OF SANTA CLAUS — 9-10 p.m.
This animated musical holiday special revolves around a sweet toymaker whose only wish is to deliver a toy to every child this Christmas.
Tuesday, November 29
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER 8pm-9pm
This favorite is a musical story based on the popular song of the same name by Johnny Marks. It tells the story of a shy reindeer whose Christmas spirit is dampened because his glowing nose has made him the laughingstock of all of Christmasville.
Saturday December 3
DOMINION ENERGY CHRISTMAS PARADE — 10 a.m. to noon
Dominion Energy’s 39th Annual Christmas Parade will take place on Broad Street between the Science Museum of Virginia and 7th Street in Richmond.
Sunday, December 4
IN CHRISTMAS SHAPE – 8:30 p.m.
It’s the holiday tale of Audrey (THE TALK’s Amanda Kloots), an enthusiastic, Christmas-obsessed fitness instructor who teaches classes at her beloved and financially beleaguered community center in scenic Mistletoe, Montana. She begins a vacation romance with a charming and mysterious businessman (Paul Greene), complicating her plans to turn the resort into a more financially profitable resort property. Kloots co-wrote the film’s story and serves as executive producer.
Sunday, December 11
NATIONAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING: CELEBRATION OF 100 YEARS — 8 p.m.
The CBS special is hosted by Grammy®-winning recording artist, actor and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer LL COOL J
Star-studded lineup includes musical performances by Gloria Estefan, Andy Grammer, Joss Stone and Shania Twain
MUST LOVE CHRISTMAS — 9 p.m.
A renowned romance novelist (Liza Lapira of THE EQUALIZER) famous for her Christmas-themed books finds herself snowbound in the charming town of Cranberry Falls. There, she finds herself unexpectedly embroiled in a love triangle with her childhood crush (Nathan Witte) and a journalist (Neal Bledsoe) determined to interview her to save her dying magazine.
Friday, December 16, 2022
RENNES HERE — 8 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with a new one-hour animated special filled with joy and magic for the whole family, REINDEER IN HERE®. Based on the award-winning Christmas book and plush set created by acclaimed author Adam Reed and written for the screen by Greg Erb and Jason Oremland, REINDEER IN HERE® is the heartwarming story of how Blizzard (Blizz ), a young reindeer living at the North Pole, who has an unusual trait – one antler much smaller than the other – and his unique group of friends band together to save the future of Christmas. In doing so, they unknowingly create a magical holiday tradition like no other.
Cast directed by Adam Devine, Jim Gaffigan, Melissa Villaseñor, Henry Winkler, Candace Cameron Bure, Donald Faison, Jo Koy, Gabriel Bateman and Brooke Monroe Conaway
GREATEST VIDEOS @HOME — 9 p.m.
Sunday December 18
WHEN CHRISTMAS WAS YOUNG — 8:30 p.m.
A headstrong music executive (Tyler Hilton) in desperate need of a hit song for his last remaining client finds himself falling for a gifted singer-songwriter (Karen David) with abandoned dreams of making it big, so that he’s trying to get the rights to a Christmas carol she wrote years ago. Includes original music by Sheryl Crow, who also serves as executive producer.
Tuesday, December 20
MARIAH CAREY: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL! — 8-10 p.m.
A new special two-hour prime-time concert by Christmas queen Mariah Carey has been filmed in New York City at the famous Madison Square Garden arena. The special concert will feature the singer-songwriter performing a repertoire of his festive holiday hits, including perennial favorite “All I Want for Christmas Is You.”
Wednesday, December 21
THE PRICE IS JUST PER NIGHT — 8pm-9pm
Drew Carey hosts a special Holly-themed primetime episode where families take to the game show’s iconic stage and play for festive prizes. Additionally, the show shines a light on pet adoption when it features animals looking for their furry homes this holiday season.
Friday, December 23
THE 24TH ANNUAL A HOUSE FOR HOLIDAYS AT THE BOSQUET — 9:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
The special entertainment features uplifting stories of foster adoption and raises awareness of this important social issue. The inspiring stories of these American families are heightened by performances from Gloria Estefan, Andy Grammer, Little Big Town and David Foster & Kat McPhee, performing from The Grove in Los Angeles.
CHRISTMAS TAKES OFF — 8-10 p.m.
A holiday battle of wills between pilot Jenny Beckett (Katie Lowes) and Matt Connor (Evan Williams), a numbers-loving CEO who buys Jenny’s family regional airline. Matt’s cost-cutting initiatives threaten Christmas when he cancels the airline’s annual charity benefit for underserved children. Determined to show Matt that the sweeter things in life are worth any price, Jenny rallies the community to help save the event and unexpectedly finds herself falling in love with the tycoon.
Sunday, December 25
DOMINION ENERGY CHRISTMAS PARADE (REBroadcast) — 6 to 8 a.m. and 9 to 11 a.m.
Don’t miss our holiday replay of Dominion Energy’s 39th Annual Christmas Parade in Richmond.
Wednesday, December 28
THE KENNEDY CENTER 45TH ANNUAL TRIBUTE – 9-11 p.m.
The recipients to be honored at the annual National Celebration of the Arts in Washington, DC are operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz; Berry Gordy, founder, songwriter, producer and director of Motown; Lorne Michaels, creator of “Saturday Night Live”; legendary stage and screen icon Bette Midler; and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. CBS has aired the special every year since its debut 44 years ago. The host and the artists will be announced later.
THE GIFT: KINDNESS GOES VIRAL WITH STEVE HARTMAN — 10 p.m.
In an hour-long special on CBS News, Hartman examines how a simple act of kindness can create a ripple effect that causes real, positive change. Hartman meets an MIT professor while working on a formula to answer the question: what does it take to make an act of kindness spread? These are ordinary people doing extraordinary things and changing lives far beyond their own communities. The impact will amaze you.
Saturday December 31
NEW YEAR’S LIVE: NASHVILLE’S BIG BASH — 8-11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Country music’s hottest superstars will be ringing in the New Year from downtown Nashville at multiple locations. The star-studded special will be filled with energetic performances from Brooks & Dunn, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band and more.
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