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Tue 12 Dec

5:00am
Film Mr St Nick (2002)
Father Christmas decides it is time to hang up his hat and hand the reins of the family business over to his son - who is less than enthusiastic about donning the famed red suit, preferring to spend his time on Miami Beach, throwing the future of the festive season into doubt. Festive comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer, Charles Durning and Elaine Hendrix

Rating: 8.4
7:00am
Film Holiday Engagement (2011)
A woman who has lived her life under constant pressure from her mother to find a man gets engaged, only for her fiance to leave her just before she is due to head home for Thanksgiving. Rather than face parental disapproval, she hires an actor to pose as her future husband. Comedy, with Bonnie Somerville, Shelley Long and Haylie Duff

Rating: 9
9:00am
Film A Gift Wrapped Christmas (2015)
A personal shopper tries to make her new client get into the holiday spirit and spend more time with his young son. Comedy drama, starring Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne and Anna Van Hooft

Rating: 9
11:00am
Film Our First Christmas (2008)
A newlywed couple with children from previous marriages long to spend their first Christmas together as one big, happy family. However, the two different sets of siblings are set in their ways and refuse to surrender their customary yuletide traditions. Drama, starring Julie Warner, Steven Eckholdt, Katerina Graham, Dixie Carter and Carly Bondar

Rating: 7
1:00pm
Film 3 Holiday Tails (2011)
A married couple retire to Florida with their golden retriever, and befriend their neighbour and her three puppies. When they discover that their new friend's lost love is about to marry someone else, they plot to bring them back together - with the help of the dogs. Romantic comedy sequel to A Golden Christmas, with Julie Gonzalo, KC Clyde, Bruce Davison and Alley Mills

Rating: 8.5
3:00pm
Film A Golden Christmas (2009)
Childhood sweethearts bury a time capsule, with the help of their beloved dog. As adults, they both return to their home town looking for a fresh start and, not recognising one another, fall into an instant mutual dislike. It falls to another dog to remind them of the past and bring them back together. Romantic comedy, with Andrea Roth and Nicholas Brendon

Rating: 9.6
5:00pm
Film Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
The presenter of a TV show about cookery, marriage and home-making is secretly a childless widow who lives alone and does not know one end of a saucepan from the other. Unfortunately, her ratings-hungry producer decides to film in her home on Christmas Day, and sets about finding her a fictional family to fool the viewers. Comedy directed by Arnold Schwarzenegger, starring Dyan Cannon, Kris Kristofferson and Tony Curtis

Rating: 8.2
7:00pm
Film A Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005)
A would-be restaurant critic must complete her first article by Christmas Eve to guarantee her future career, but a visit from her overbearing mother leaves her with little time to work. The writer persuades a restaurateur to date her mother in return for a glowing review, only to see the fake romance unexpectedly turn into a real one. Comedy, starring Christine Baranski, Carly Pope and Bobby Cannavale

Rating: 8
9:00pm
Film Santa Baby (2006)
Santa Claus' rebellious daughter leaves the North Pole to become a successful businesswoman. Years later, she receives news that her father has fallen ill and needs her to take over organising Christmas - but she gets carried away trying to make the workshop more efficient. Festive comedy, with Jenny McCarthy and George Wendt

Rating: 9.3
11:00pm
Film Holiday High School Reunion (2012)
When a woman learns of her high school reunion a week before Christmas, she is ecstatic to finally have her chance to win back the 'one that got away'. Comedy, starring Rachel Boston, Jonathan Bennett and Jon Prescott

Rating: 9.8
1:00am
The Waltons
The Lie
Season 3 Episode 16/25

John-Boy investigates a hit-and-run incident when his younger brother is charged with the crime

Rating: 2
2:00am
The Waltons
The Matchmakers
Season 3 Episode 17/25

Cousin Corabeth Walton arrives for an unannounced extended visit. Ike Godsey is instantly taken with her and they quickly marry

Rating: 2
3:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Come, Let Us Reason Together
Season 7 Episode 13/22

Nellie and Percival await the imminent birth of their first baby, but the local townsfolk are too busy arguing about the child's religious future to join in the celebrations

Rating: 1.7
4:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Nephews
Season 7 Episode 14/22

Almanzo's brother Royal leaves his two kids with the Wilders while he and his wife take a well-earned holiday, but the youngsters prove to be quite a handful

Rating: 1.7
5:00am
Film Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
The presenter of a TV show about cookery, marriage and home-making is secretly a childless widow who lives alone and does not know one end of a saucepan from the other. Unfortunately, her ratings-hungry producer decides to film in her home on Christmas Day, and sets about finding her a fictional family to fool the viewers. Comedy directed by Arnold Schwarzenegger, starring Dyan Cannon, Kris Kristofferson and Tony Curtis

Rating: 8.2

Wed 13 Dec

7:00am
Film A Town Without Christmas (2001)
A sensitive youngster writes a letter to Santa Claus asking to be taken away from his battling parents so they can rebuild their crumbling relationship - prompting a reporter and a novelist to team up and track down the troubled child. Drama, starring Peter Falk, Patricia Heaton and Isabella Fink

Rating: 9
9:00am
Film Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
Two children discover a sack full of money at the local mall and head off on a festive spending spree. However, the crooks who counterfeited the cash are soon hot on their heels. Family comedy, starring Patrick Swayze, Matthew Knight, Amy and Zoe Schlagel, Tim Curry and Carmen Electra

Rating: 7.3
11:00am
Film Secret Santa (2001)
A 10-year-old orphan is sent to live with his aunt after the deaths of his parents, and befriends an old man. He starts to believe his new friend is really Santa Claus, but his new guardian worries that the seemingly kindly stranger is a conman taking advantage of the youngster's faith. Family drama, starring Sherilyn Fenn, Hume Cronyn and Rory Culkin

Rating: 6.5
1:00pm
Film Single Santa Seeks Mrs Claus (2004)
The son of a hard-working single mother writes a letter to Father Christmas asking for a new dad. By coincidence, Santa is poised to hand over his global toy-distributing duties to his son Nick - who will only be able to take over the family business when he finds himself a wife. Comedy, starring Crystal Bernard, Steve Guttenberg, Dominic Scott Kay and Cody Arens

Rating: 6.5
3:00pm
Film Love at the Christmas Table (2012)
Family friends Sam and Kat grew up on together, spending every Christmas Eve at the children's table. They have shared the highs and lows of early adulthood, but as he grows older Sam begins to realise the affection may be more deeper than he had imagined. Drama, starring Danica McKellar, Dustin Milligan and Lea Thompson

Rating: 7.6
5:00pm
Film A Christmas Wedding Date (2012)
A woman returns to her home town after 10 years away to attend a wedding, and ends up magically reliving the day over and over again. The experience gives her a chance to see a different side to the people she has rejected to further her career, and she rebuilds bridges with her mother and her high-school boyfriend. Comedy, with Marla Sokoloff and Chris Carmack

Rating: 9.7
7:00pm
Film November Christmas (2010)
A father whose daughter is seriously ill fears she will not live through the year. He is determined to make sure her remaining time is happy, and with the help of his neighbours, he arranges to celebrate Halloween and Christmas months ahead of schedule so she can enjoy both holidays. Drama, starring John Corbett and Sam Elliott

Rating: 9.5
9:00pm
Film Christmas Oranges (2012)
A girl is suddenly forced to leave her happy orphanage home and move to a far more harsh institution, where the headmaster takes an instant dislike to her. She keeps her spirits up through her lonely life by looking forward to a traditional Christmas treat - and when the holiday arrives, something unexpected happens. Drama, starring Bailee Michelle Johnson and Edward Herrmann

Rating: 6.2
11:10pm
Film A Silent Night (2002)
A mother and her son are caught in the middle of a Second World War battle and seek shelter in a cabin on Christmas Eve. During the night they are disturbed by three American soldiers and three Germans but she is determined they should keep the peace and enjoy a meal on the holy night. Drama, starring Linda Hamilton, Matthew Harbour and Alan Goulem

Rating: 8.6
1:00am
The Waltons
The Beguiled
Season 3 Episode 18/25

John-Boy encounters a beautiful but unprincipled girl whose selfish ways cause hard feelings and suspicion toward Jim Bob's friend, Danny. Richard Thomas stars

Rating: 2
2:00am
The Waltons
The Caretakers
Season 3 Episode 19/25

John manages to upset Grandpa, who decides to pack his clothes and leave home, with Grandma in tow

Rating: 2
3:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Make a Joyful Noise
Season 7 Episode 15/22

Farmer Joe Kagan is distraught to find out that Hester Sue, the woman he gave up everything to be with, is engaged to someone else, so he takes it upon himself to change her mind

Rating: 1.7
4:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Goodbye, Mrs Wilder
Season 7 Episode 16/22

Laura quits her teaching job, leaving the children to face the tender mercies of Mrs Oleson, who immediately sets about making changes to the curriculum

Rating: 1.7
5:00am
Film Secret Santa (2001)
A 10-year-old orphan is sent to live with his aunt after the deaths of his parents, and befriends an old man. He starts to believe his new friend is really Santa Claus, but his new guardian worries that the seemingly kindly stranger is a conman taking advantage of the youngster's faith. Family drama, starring Sherilyn Fenn, Hume Cronyn and Rory Culkin

Rating: 6.5

Thu 14 Dec

7:00am
Film Santa and Pete (1999)
A widower worries about facing his first Christmas since his wife died, but finds comfort in telling his 10-year-old grandson a traditional Dutch tale about Father Christmas's amazing travels, including an occasion when the jolly old fellow needed help from a kindly cook. Children's fantasy, starring James Earl Jones, Hume Cronyn, Flex Alexander, Tempestt Bledsoe, Emily Mae Young and Sedrathe Gillespie

Rating: 7
9:00am
Film Ms Scrooge (1997)
A mean-spirited banker is persuaded to change her ways when she is visited by a series of ghosts on Christmas eve. Festive fantasy inspired by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Cicely Tyson and Katherine Helmond

Rating: 9.1
11:00am
Film Under the Mistletoe (2006)
Susan Chandler is devastated to lose her husband in a car accident, but she soon realises his spirit is lingering in their home. Meanwhile, her son's matchmaking attempts lead Susan into a relationship with a counsellor, but signs suggest her deceased spouse does not approve. Romantic fantasy, starring Jaime Ray Newman, Michael Shanks and Conan Graham

Rating: 5.3
1:00pm
Film Merry In-Laws (2012)
A woman meets her fiance's parents for the first time just before Christmas, and is amazed to discover they are Santa Claus and his wife. While the experience restore her childhood love of Christmas, her cynical father is determined to stop her going through with the wedding. Comedy, with George Wendt, Shelley Long ad Kassia Warshawski

Rating: 10
3:00pm
Film Holiday High School Reunion (2012)
When a woman learns of her high school reunion a week before Christmas, she is ecstatic to finally have her chance to win back the 'one that got away'. Comedy, starring Rachel Boston, Jonathan Bennett and Jon Prescott

Rating: 9.8
5:00pm
Film An Accidental Christmas (2007)
A separated couple are tricked into spending Christmas together by their scheming children, and begin to remember what they saw in one another. Romantic drama, starring Cynthia Gibb and David Milbern

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Film A Town Without Christmas (2001)
A sensitive youngster writes a letter to Santa Claus asking to be taken away from his battling parents so they can rebuild their crumbling relationship - prompting a reporter and a novelist to team up and track down the troubled child. Drama, starring Peter Falk, Patricia Heaton and Isabella Fink

Rating: 9
9:00pm
Film The Christmas Box (1995)
A hard-working man's obsession with his business causes him to neglect his family - but a series of strange dreams makes him realise it is the most important thing in his life. Drama, starring Richard Thomas and Maureen O'Hara

Rating: 7.9
11:00pm
Film Unlikely Angel (1996)
An egotistical singer dies and goes to Heaven, but is refused entry unless she can prove herself to be less self-centred. Returning to Earth, she finds a job as nanny to a bereaved family - but all her good turns seem to backfire. Fantasy, starring Dolly Parton, Brian Kerwin, Roddy McDowall and Maria Del Mar

Rating: 6.8
1:00am
The Waltons
The Shivaree
Season 3 Episode 20/25

Olivia helps a friend's daughter arrange her wedding, but the groom has one or two reservations concerning their plans

Rating: 2
2:00am
The Waltons
The Choice
Season 3 Episode 21/25

Jason looks to develop his musical skills further by applying to win a scholarship for the Klineberg Conservatory

Rating: 2
3:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Sylvia - Part One
Season 7 Episode 17/22

Part one of two. Albert falls for a traumatised schoolgirl hiding a terrible secret, but her father tries to put a stop to their relationship, forcing them to meet in secret

Rating: 1.7
4:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Sylvia - Part Two
Season 7 Episode 18/22

Part two of two. Albert helps Sylvia to run away so she will not have to leave Walnut Grove with her father, but unknowingly reveals her whereabouts to the rapist

Rating: 1.7
5:00am
Film Once Upon a Christmas (2000)
As a disillusioned Father Christmas prepares to hang up his famed red suit for the last time, his own kids decide to prove the seasonal spirit is still flourishing. Family drama, starring Kathy Ireland, John Dye, Michael Gilden and Douglas Campbell

Rating: 7.8

Fri 15 Dec

7:00am
Film A Dream for Christmas (1973)
An Arkansas minister moves his family across America when he is placed in charge of a Los Angeles church, only to find the congregation is small and the building threatened with demolition. The clergyman is determined to make a success of his new posting, and as Christmas approaches, something miraculous occurs. Drama, starring Hari Rhodes and Beah Richards

Rating: 9.4
9:00am
Film An Accidental Christmas (2007)
A separated couple are tricked into spending Christmas together by their scheming children, and begin to remember what they saw in one another. Romantic drama, starring Cynthia Gibb and David Milbern

Rating: 8.3
11:00am
Film Holiday Wishes (2008)
A spoiled 15-year-old demands a horse for Christmas, while a stable hand is tired of being mistreated by her foster siblings and simply wants a real family. When the girls make wishes one Christmas, they find themselves swapping lives, which soon leads them to appreciate what they had. Comedy drama, starring Amber Benson, Tygh Runyan and Britt McKillip

Rating: 10
1:00pm
Film A Christmas Song (2012)
Two schools are merged, and rivalries develop between students and staff. The music teachers from the two schools realise that only one of them will be kept on as they coach their choirs for a televised singing contest - but their professional and artistic conflicts are complicated by their growing feelings for each other. Romantic drama, with Natasha Henstridge and Gabe Hogan

Rating: 7.8
3:00pm
Film A Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005)
A would-be restaurant critic must complete her first article by Christmas Eve to guarantee her future career, but a visit from her overbearing mother leaves her with little time to work. The writer persuades a restaurateur to date her mother in return for a glowing review, only to see the fake romance unexpectedly turn into a real one. Comedy, starring Christine Baranski, Carly Pope and Bobby Cannavale

Rating: 8
5:00pm
Film A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
A 13-year-old girl wishes Santa would bring her a boyfriend for Christmas. Twenty years later, she is a lawyer recovering from a break-up and dreading Christmas with her parents. She receives an unexpected visit from a handsome stranger, who appears to be the answer to her teenage wish. Romantic drama, starring Kelli Williams, Shane Baumel, Charles Durning and Patrick Muldoon

Rating: 8.2
7:00pm
Film A Dad for Christmas (2006)
A 19-year-old father visits his newborn son in hospital for the first time, only to find the boy's mother has already put him up for adoption. In desperation, he kidnaps the baby and hides out at his grandmother's house. Drama, starring Kristopher Turner, Louise Fletcher, Lindsay Ames and Dino Bellisario

Rating: 9.8
9:00pm
Film Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008)
A businesswoman returns home to help out her Dad's business Santaland after he suffers an injury. Despite her initial reluctance, she soon comes to appreciate the family trade. Drama, starring Candace Cameron Bure, Tom Arnold, Christopher Wiehl and Barbara Niven

Rating: 9.1
11:00pm
Film Our First Christmas (2008)
A newlywed couple with children from previous marriages long to spend their first Christmas together as one big, happy family. However, the two different sets of siblings are set in their ways and refuse to surrender their customary yuletide traditions. Drama, starring Julie Warner, Steven Eckholdt, Katerina Graham, Dixie Carter and Carly Bondar

Rating: 7
1:00am
The Waltons
The Statue
Season 3 Episode 22/25

Grandpa wins a raffle, but Grandma is upset to learn that his prize is a statue that reminds him of one of his ex-girlfriends. Meanwhile, John-Boy writes a story about the failed romance between Miss Emily and Ashley Longworth

Rating: 2
2:00am
The Waltons
The Song
Season 3 Episode 23/25

Ben tries to win the attention of a special girl, but his attempts backfire miserably as she goes running into the arms of Jason

Rating: 2
3:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Blind Justice
Season 7 Episode 19/22

Adam and Mary Kendall return to Walnut Grove to set up a law practice. However, their first client proves controversial with the neighbours

Rating: 1.7
4:00am
Little House on the Prairie
I Do, Again
Season 7 Episode 20/22

Caroline convinces herself she is going to have another baby, but Doc Baker tells her she is clutching at straws and will never have any more children. To cheer her up, Charles arranges for them to renew their wedding vows. Drama, starring Michael Landon

Rating: 1.7
5:00am
Film Twice Upon a Christmas (2001)
Santa's good daughter prepares to give up her immortal life for love, but does not count on the scheming of her evil sister, who is planning to turn their homeland into a massive gambling resort. Festive drama sequel, starring Kathy Ireland, John Dye and Arturo Gill

Rating: 8.2

Sat 16 Dec

7:00am
Film Single Santa Seeks Mrs Claus (2004)
The son of a hard-working single mother writes a letter to Father Christmas asking for a new dad. By coincidence, Santa is poised to hand over his global toy-distributing duties to his son Nick - who will only be able to take over the family business when he finds himself a wife. Comedy, starring Crystal Bernard, Steve Guttenberg, Dominic Scott Kay and Cody Arens

Rating: 6.5
9:00am
Film Merry In-Laws (2012)
A woman meets her fiance's parents for the first time just before Christmas, and is amazed to discover they are Santa Claus and his wife. While the experience restore her childhood love of Christmas, her cynical father is determined to stop her going through with the wedding. Comedy, with George Wendt, Shelley Long ad Kassia Warshawski

Rating: 10
11:00am
Film Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
Two children discover a sack full of money at the local mall and head off on a festive spending spree. However, the crooks who counterfeited the cash are soon hot on their heels. Family comedy, starring Patrick Swayze, Matthew Knight, Amy and Zoe Schlagel, Tim Curry and Carmen Electra

Rating: 7.3
1:00pm
Film The Three Gifts (2009)
Three mischievous orphans spend the Christmas season with a childless couple while the home they live in is renovated. They learn their hosts are considering adopting a single youngster, causing rivalry to erupt between the kids - but the husband is not sure he is ready for fatherhood. Festive drama, starring Dean Cain and Jean Louisa Kelly

Rating: 8.2
3:00pm
Film A Gift Wrapped Christmas (2015)
A personal shopper tries to make her new client get into the holiday spirit and spend more time with his young son. Comedy drama, starring Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne and Anna Van Hooft

Rating: 9
5:00pm
Film A Town Without Christmas (2001)
A sensitive youngster writes a letter to Santa Claus asking to be taken away from his battling parents so they can rebuild their crumbling relationship - prompting a reporter and a novelist to team up and track down the troubled child. Drama, starring Peter Falk, Patricia Heaton and Isabella Fink

Rating: 9
7:00pm
Film Borrowed Hearts (1997)
A ruthless factory boss pays a hard-up employee to pose as his wife, hoping to impress a mysterious colleague - an arrangement with unexpected consequences for all concerned. Romantic drama, starring Roma Downey, Eric McCormack and Shawn Thompson

Rating: 9.4
9:00pm
Film Oh Christmas Tree! (2013)
A woman who has always hated Christmas is forced to take over running her father's struggling tree lot when he breaks his leg. Helping people find the perfect decoration for their homes inspires a newfound love of the season and she starts to fall for a repeat customer - but she also has to save the business from closure. Romantic comedy, with Sarah Lancaster and Eric Johnson

11:00pm
Film A Christmas Reunion (1993)
An orphan yearns to be closer to his ageing grandfather, and his wish is granted after a visit to Santa Claus reveals a few home truths. Drama, with Edward Woodward, James Coburn and Meredith Edwards

Rating: 9
1:00am
The Waltons
The Woman
Season 3 Episode 24/25

As John and Olivia make plans for their 20th wedding anniversary, eldest som John-Boy falls in love with an older woman - and decides to leave the mountain with her

Rating: 2
2:00am
The Waltons
The Venture
Season 3 Episode 25/25

John is rushed to hospital with pneumonia, leaving the rest of the family to cope with their financial hardship

Rating: 2
3:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Lost Ones - Part One
Season 7 Episode 21/22

Part one of two. Charles and Albert go on a delivery run and meet the Cooper family. Whilst tackling a steep hill, Alvin loses control of his wagon leading to a tragic accident. Charles later sends two children to live in a distant orphanage, but then begins to have doubts about what he's done

Rating: 1.7
4:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Lost Ones - Part Two
Season 7 Episode 22/22

Part two of two. Cassandra and James run away from their new adoptive father, who's so indifferent to their welfare that he doesn't even bother to look for them. Fortunately, they eventually end up back at the Ingalls household, where Charles comes up with a solution to their plight

Rating: 1.7
5:00am
Film A Christmas Reunion (1993)
An orphan yearns to be closer to his ageing grandfather, and his wish is granted after a visit to Santa Claus reveals a few home truths. Drama, with Edward Woodward, James Coburn and Meredith Edwards

Rating: 9

Sun 17 Dec

7:00am
Film A Gift Wrapped Christmas (2015)
A personal shopper tries to make her new client get into the holiday spirit and spend more time with his young son. Comedy drama, starring Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne and Anna Van Hooft

Rating: 9
9:00am
Film The Three Gifts (2009)
Three mischievous orphans spend the Christmas season with a childless couple while the home they live in is renovated. They learn their hosts are considering adopting a single youngster, causing rivalry to erupt between the kids - but the husband is not sure he is ready for fatherhood. Festive drama, starring Dean Cain and Jean Louisa Kelly

Rating: 8.2
11:00am
Film A Town Without Christmas (2001)
A sensitive youngster writes a letter to Santa Claus asking to be taken away from his battling parents so they can rebuild their crumbling relationship - prompting a reporter and a novelist to team up and track down the troubled child. Drama, starring Peter Falk, Patricia Heaton and Isabella Fink

Rating: 9
1:00pm
Film 3 Holiday Tails (2011)
A married couple retire to Florida with their golden retriever, and befriend their neighbour and her three puppies. When they discover that their new friend's lost love is about to marry someone else, they plot to bring them back together - with the help of the dogs. Romantic comedy sequel to A Golden Christmas, with Julie Gonzalo, KC Clyde, Bruce Davison and Alley Mills

Rating: 8.5
3:00pm
Film A Golden Christmas (2009)
Childhood sweethearts bury a time capsule, with the help of their beloved dog. As adults, they both return to their home town looking for a fresh start and, not recognising one another, fall into an instant mutual dislike. It falls to another dog to remind them of the past and bring them back together. Romantic comedy, with Andrea Roth and Nicholas Brendon

Rating: 9.6
5:00pm
Film Love at the Christmas Table (2012)
Family friends Sam and Kat grew up on together, spending every Christmas Eve at the children's table. They have shared the highs and lows of early adulthood, but as he grows older Sam begins to realise the affection may be more deeper than he had imagined. Drama, starring Danica McKellar, Dustin Milligan and Lea Thompson

Rating: 7.6
7:00pm
Film Lovely, Still at Christmas (2008)
A lonely old man working a grocery shop returns home shortly before Christmas to find a strange woman in his house. This awkward first encounter leads to the lifelong bachelor falling in love for the first time. Romantic drama, with Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Adam Scott and Elizabeth Banks

Rating: 6.5
9:00pm
Film A Star for Christmas (2012)
A baker's life is thrown into chaos by a recent break-up and her co-worker leaving her to cope alone during a busy period. Things look up when she falls in love with a handsome customer, but does not realise he is a movie star in town to shoot a film. Meanwhile, her ex-boyfriend is less than happy about her new romance. Festive drama, starring Briana Evigan and Corey Sevier

Rating: 2.1
11:00pm
Film Holiday High School Reunion (2012)
When a woman learns of her high school reunion a week before Christmas, she is ecstatic to finally have her chance to win back the 'one that got away'. Comedy, starring Rachel Boston, Jonathan Bennett and Jon Prescott

Rating: 9.8
1:00am
The Waltons
The Sermon
Season 4 Episode 1/25

John-Boy must stand in for the town minister while he is away on honeymoon, but fears he has nothing profound to say

Rating: 2
2:00am
The Waltons
The Genius
Season 4 Episode 2/25

John-Boy's dean asks him to take care of a 16-year-old genius college student for a weekend. The apparent genius is clearly gifted in all academic areas, but woefully lacking in social graces. Richard Thomas stars

Rating: 2
3:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Reincarnation of Nellie - Part One
Season 8 Episode 1/24

Part one of two. Mrs Oleson decides she wants a surrogate daughter now that Nellie's gone to New York, and the spiteful Nancy proves just the person she is looking for

Rating: 1.7
4:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Reincarnation of Nellie - Part Two
Season 8 Episode 2/24

Part two of two. Mrs Oleson's adopted daughter Nancy continues with her scheme to become the star of the school's annual festival

Rating: 1.7
5:00am
Film Holiday High School Reunion (2012)
When a woman learns of her high school reunion a week before Christmas, she is ecstatic to finally have her chance to win back the 'one that got away'. Comedy, starring Rachel Boston, Jonathan Bennett and Jon Prescott

Rating: 9.8

Mon 18 Dec

7:00am
Film A Dream for Christmas (1973)
An Arkansas minister moves his family across America when he is placed in charge of a Los Angeles church, only to find the congregation is small and the building threatened with demolition. The clergyman is determined to make a success of his new posting, and as Christmas approaches, something miraculous occurs. Drama, starring Hari Rhodes and Beah Richards

Rating: 9.4
9:00am
Film Holiday High School Reunion (2012)
When a woman learns of her high school reunion a week before Christmas, she is ecstatic to finally have her chance to win back the 'one that got away'. Comedy, starring Rachel Boston, Jonathan Bennett and Jon Prescott

Rating: 9.8
11:00am
Film Borrowed Hearts (1997)
A ruthless factory boss pays a hard-up employee to pose as his wife, hoping to impress a mysterious colleague - an arrangement with unexpected consequences for all concerned. Romantic drama, starring Roma Downey, Eric McCormack and Shawn Thompson

Rating: 9.4
1:00pm
Film A Carol Christmas (2003)
A self-interested TV talk-show host with heaps of money and a bad attitude vows to pull out all the stops to ensure she avoids any hint of seasonal goodwill, a plan that falls to pieces when three ghosts pay her an unscheduled visit to teach her a lesson. Festive comedy drama based on Dickens' classic story A Christmas Carol, with Tori Spelling, Dinah Manoff, Michael Landes, Jason Brooks and William Shatner

Rating: 9.5
3:00pm
Film Ebbie (1995)
A high-flying but mean-hearted female department store executive is brought back down to earth with a bump by three spooks determined to put a smile on her face in preparation for the Christmas season's celebrations. Festive drama based on the Dickens' tale, starring Susan Lucci, Wendy Crewson, Ron Lea, Jeffrey DeMunn and Molly Parker

Rating: 9.6
5:00pm
Film Santa Baby (2006)
Santa Claus' rebellious daughter leaves the North Pole to become a successful businesswoman. Years later, she receives news that her father has fallen ill and needs her to take over organising Christmas - but she gets carried away trying to make the workshop more efficient. Festive comedy, with Jenny McCarthy and George Wendt

Rating: 9.3
7:00pm
Film Ms Scrooge (1997)
A mean-spirited banker is persuaded to change her ways when she is visited by a series of ghosts on Christmas eve. Festive fantasy inspired by Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Cicely Tyson and Katherine Helmond

Rating: 9.1
9:00pm
Film The Town That Banned Christmas (2006)
Two rivals get into a feud over who has the best Christmas decorations that gets out of hand, prompting the town council to cancel all the seasonal celebrations. The two old enemies decide to put their differences aside and join forces to save the holiday. Comedy, starring Matt McCoy and Adam Ferrara

Rating: 2.2
11:00pm
Film Christmas with a Capital C (2011)
A lawyer returns to his home town at Christmas to find his high-school rival is now the mayor and has grand plans for a public nativity display. He decides to try and oust his old enemy from office, while also organising a campaign to put a stop to the community's traditional festive celebrations. Comedy drama, with Daniel Baldwin and Ted McGinley

Rating: 2
1:00am
The Waltons
The Fighter
Season 4 Episode 3/25

A boxer comes to work on the mountain, hoping to raise the money to build a church. However, when he gets the chance to enter a match, he learns it is rigged

Rating: 2
2:00am
The Waltons
The Prophecy
Season 4 Episode 4/25

John is nervous about attending a high-school reunion, feeling that his friends have all achieved more than he has

Rating: 2
3:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Growin' Pains
Season 8 Episode 3/24

Newly adopted James decides that he is not wanted and runs away, causing concern among his friends and family

Rating: 1.7
4:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Dark Sage
Season 8 Episode 4/24

Doc Baker advertises for a partner to ease his workload, and the successful applicant turns out to be black - arousing bigotry among the townsfolk

Rating: 1.7
5:00am
Film Santa and Pete (1999)
A widower worries about facing his first Christmas since his wife died, but finds comfort in telling his 10-year-old grandson a traditional Dutch tale about Father Christmas's amazing travels, including an occasion when the jolly old fellow needed help from a kindly cook. Children's fantasy, starring James Earl Jones, Hume Cronyn, Flex Alexander, Tempestt Bledsoe, Emily Mae Young and Sedrathe Gillespie

Rating: 7