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What’s on EXP: Holiday TV

What’s on EXP: Holiday TV

Author: Craig/Monday, December 20, 2021/Categories: Entertainment, Movies, Programming

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Grab some eggnog and the remote. From sporting events to holiday classics to free premium channels, here is what Armstrong TV customers can expect to find on the tube during holiday break.

 HBO and Cinemax channels will be open for Armstrong customers during a FREE Preview week starting Christmas Eve and ending as you ring in 2022 (Dec. 24 - 31).

 Where to find HBO: Channel 199 (HD) and 540 - 546 (SD)

Where to find Cinemax: Channel 198 (HD) and 560 - 567 (SD)

Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas is jam-packed with holiday favorites. 

Friday, December 24 schedule:

7 a.m. - Prancer Returns

10:30 a.m. - The Little Drummer Boy (1968)

11 a.m. - The Star (2017)

1 p.m. - Home Alone

3:30 p.m. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

6 p.m. - Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

8:30 p.m. - Frosty the Snowman

9 p.m. - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

10 p.m. - Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town


Saturday, December 25 schedule:

7 a.m. - Arthur Christmas

9:10 a.m. - The Santa Clause

11:20 a.m. - The Santa Clause 2

1:50 p.m. - The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

4 p.m. - Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

5:05 p.m. - Frosty the Snowman

5:40 p.m. - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

6:45 p.m. - Home Alone

9:15 p.m. - Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

11:55 p.m. - Arthur Christmas


Christmas Day Marathons:

A Christmas Story - TBS and TNT

It’s a Wonderful Life - E!

Even More Holiday Favorites:

Beginning at 8 p.m. on December 24, you will find Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, Shrek the Halls and Disney Prep & Landing on ABC, It’s a Wonderful Life on NBC and A Christmas Story marathon on TBS. 

More seasonal favorites can be found on Hallmark and Lifetime channels, which will be airing the channels’ niche holiday movies.

An additional subscription is required to watch Starz, which will play Elf, starring Will Ferrell starting at 8, 9:40 and 11:20 p.m. on Friday, December 24. 

The classic (1966 cartoon) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas airs Christmas night at 8 p.m. on NBC.

EXP customers can hold down the Voice button on your remote and say "Christmas movies" to find and watch your family's favorite holiday movies.



Holiday Break Sports:

College Football Bowl Games

Dec. 17 through Jan. 10, 2022 - most games on ESPN

Christmas Day:

Cleveland Browns vs. Green Bay Packers - 4:30 p.m. - Fox

Indianapolis Colts vs. Arizona Cardinals - 8:15 p.m.- NFL Network

Knicks vs. Hawks - noon - ESPN

Bucks vs. Celtics - 2:30 p.m. - ABC

Suns vs. Warriors - 5:00 p.m. ABC

Lakers vs. Nets - 8:00 p.m. - ABC and ESPN

Jazz vs. Mavericks - 10:30 p.m. - ESPN


Use the Voice command on your remote to find more of your TV favorites, or browse your Armstrong Channel Guide. Need a voice remote or to change your TV package? Manage your account at any time on

Happy Holidays!


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