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2022 ABC Christmas Schedule: Holiday programs include “Home Alone”, “CMA Country Christmas”, “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town”

The holiday season is right around the corner, and ABC is gearing up to deck out theaters with a full slate of holiday shows, movies, and specials.

This year’s holiday lineup, announced Monday, includes two new specials: “A Very Backstreet Christmas” celebrates the holidays with the Backstreet Boys, and “Finding Harmony” is an uplifting story starring John Legend, winner of the EGOT, and David Brown, founder of the Ohio-based Harmony Project.

Expect the return of holiday favorites, including the beloved 1970 classic “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town,” the return of Nashville’s “CMA Country Christmas,” and a special airing of “Home Alone” the night before. of Christmas.

Other highlights include Disney’s new stop-motion holiday special “Mickey Saves Christmas,” holiday-themed episodes of ABC comedy and game shows, and a new season of “The Great Christmas Light Fight.” . ABC News is also set to air “Love Actually: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer/ABC News Special” and “The Year: 2022.”

ABC will close out 2022 with “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023,” kicking off Disney’s 100th anniversary celebration.

Here’s a look at ABC’s holiday lineup through Monday, October 24. All times are Eastern/Pacific:

WEDNESDAY NOV. 16

8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Conners” (Thanksgiving episode)

8:30-9:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs” (Thanksgiving episode)

9:31-10:00 p.m. “Home Economics” (Thanksgiving episode)

TUESDAY NOV. 22

10:00-11:00 p.m. “The Rookie: Feds” (Thanksgiving episode)

SUNDAY NOV. 27

7:00-7:30 p.m. “Mickey Saves Christmas” (new)

7:30-8:00 p.m. “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”

8:00-10:00 p.m. The Wonderful World of Disney: “Magical Holiday Celebration” (new)

MONDAY NOV. 28

8:00-10:00 p.m. “The Great Christmas Light Fight” (season premiere)

TUESDAY NOV. 29

8:00-9:00 p.m. “Love Actually: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer/ABC News Special” (new)

THURSDAY DEC. 1

8:00-9:00 p.m. “Santa Claus is coming to town”

9:00 p.m.-10:01 p.m. “Christmas Country CMA” (new)

MONDAY DEC. 5

8:00-10:00 p.m. “The Great Christmas Light Battle” (new)

TUESDAY DEC. 6

8:00-9:00 p.m. “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” (Holiday episode)

9:00-10:00 p.m. “Press Your Luck” (Holiday episode)

10:00-11:00 p.m. “The $100,000 Pyramid” (Holiday episode)

WEDNESDAY DEC. seven

8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Conners” (holiday episode)

8:30-9:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs” (holiday episode)

9:00-9:31 p.m. “Abbott Elementary” (holiday episode)

9:31-10:00 p.m. “Home Economics” (Holiday episode)

THURSDAY DEC. 8

8:00-10:01 p.m. The Wonderful World of Disney: “Frozen II” (preview)

MONDAY DEC. 12

8:00-10:00 p.m. “The Great Christmas Light Fight” (season finale)

TUESDAY DEC. 13

8:00-8:30 p.m. “Mickey Saves Christmas”

8:30-9:00 p.m. “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”

9:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. “Preparation Disney & Landing”

9:30-10:00 p.m. “Preparation Disney & Landing 2: Nasty Vs. Nice”

WEDNESDAY DEC. 14

8:00-9:00 p.m. “A Very Backstreet Holiday” (new)

10:00-11:00 p.m. “Finding Harmony” (new)

TUESDAY DEC. 20

8:00-9:00 p.m. “Santa Claus is coming to town”

9:00-9:30 p.m. “Toy Story that time forgot”

9:30-10:00 p.m. “Shrek the Halls”

SATURDAY DEC. 24

8:00-10:00 p.m. The Wonderful World of Disney: “Home Alone”

SUNDAY DEC. 25

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ET/

7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. PT “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade” (new)

MONDAY DEC. 26

9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. “The year: 2022” (new)

SATURDAY DEC. 31

8:00-10:00 p.m. “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023” (new)

10:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Local programming

10:30-2:13 a.m. “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023” (new)

Programming is subject to change. Check your local ABC station listings for the latest programming.

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