Bismarck-Mandan’s Complete Guide to 2014 Holiday TV Specials
Television has a way of conjuring up some of the sweetest holiday memories for children and adults alike. There are usually a number of classics that are on everybody's 'must see' list every year and some new ones that have the potential to stand against the test of time.
So what's on this year? When and where can you watch it? We spent some time scouring the internet and found all sorts of great television programming that's sure to appeal to the holiday fan in all of us.
All times are listed in Central Standard Time.
In this holiday classic, a misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.
A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
In this remake of the 1947 classic, a little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe.
In this follow-up to the original, the famous snowman goes up against a powerful force that threatens Christmas.
In the retelling of the modern classic movie, which blends elements of the feature film and broadway play, an elf travels to New York City to meet his biological father.
Grammy-award winning artist Michael Buble returns for the fourth straight year to perform Christmas favorites at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Enjoy an animated, musical version of Charles Dickens' timeless classic 'A Christmas Carol'.
The 16th annual event to raise adoption awareness. Performers include Jennifer Hudson, Train; Earth, Wind and Fire, Ashley Monroe, Dan and Shay, Jillian Michaels, and more.
One Direction's first U.S. network special will offer a rare inside look at the wildly popular band through a combination of documentary material, comical stunts and musical performances.
Enjoy one of the most popular films ever made where an angel helps a frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he never existed.
"You'll shoot your eye out."
This hilarious 1983 classic film follows Ralphie, a boy who desperately wants a Red Rider BB gun for Christmas.
In striving for the perfect family Christmas, Clark Griswold's plans predictably turn into a major disaster.
Enjoy the story of Buddy, a human raised as an elf at the North Pole who embarks on a journey to New York City to find his biological father.
A grumpy hermit with a heart three sizes too small hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.
Kevin is an 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against burglars.
Headlined by Taylor Swift, this cherished annual tradition is one of the most popular ways for viewers to ring in the New Year.
This annual special will be broadcast from the middle of Times Square in New York City and features A-list musical talent and live reports from among the one million spectators.
Pitbull's inaugural TV special will spotlight some of today’s most talented artists and will feature hot live performances and a countdown to 2015.
The annual Tournament of Roses parade is an integral part of America's New Year celebration.