As 2015 rapidly is approaching an end, we are now entering the holiday season. For many across America the holidays wouldn’t be complete without the annual ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas. This fun and family showcasing of all types of holiday movies runs from December 1 to 25 on ABC Family. For those not wanting to wait until December 1st – don’t worry as ABC Family starts their Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas on November 22 and it runs until the end of the month.
A few fun facts many might not know about ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas:
• This series originally aried on The Family Channel in 1996
• It moved to Fox Family in 1998 until 2001
• 2002 was the only year it did not run since it originated
• It finally made its way to its current home of ABC Family in 2003
• Every year the series has shown, there is at least one new original holiday-related TV film produced. In 2007 there were 3 films created.
• ABC Family originals movies include a wide range of movies from Snow to Holiday in Handcuffs and last year was Toy Story That Time Forgot.
• In 2007, was the first launch of Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas which has been a popular addition to the series every year.
This year’s 25 Days of Christmas schedule includes a huge variety for the entire family. From family comedy classics like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation to family friendly holiday movies like The Polar Express there is something for everyone in this festive series. The holiday fun begins every morning at 7 from December 1 until December 25. Most days showings run from either midnight or 2 a.m. While the exception of the Toy Story movies the remaining line up is all holiday movies. For complete line up visit this link.
Programming highlights of this year’s Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas include:
• Pretty Little Liars: Five Years Forward Special premiering on Tuesday, November 24 at 8 p.m.
• Young & Hungry Christmas Special premiering on Tuesday, November 24 at 9 p.m.
• ABC Family Premiere of Planes on Thursday, November 26 at 8:45 p.m.
• Disney animated movies showing include: Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., Ratatouille, Tarzan, The Incredibles, Wreck-it-Ralph, and The Polar Express.
Be sure to head over to ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Facebook page. They post updates on shows as well as fan photos and even various holiday recipe ideas occasionally. Be sure to watch the Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas promo video as well to see all it will offer. So get and stay in the holiday spirit this year with a daily dose of holiday movies with ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas!