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My perfect Christmas Eve TV programming schedule

This essay is my contribution to a larger project in which several Christmas bloggers imagine an ideal line-up of Christmas Eve TV entertainment. Check out Snow Miser’s post here, and see Joanna’s post at Christmas TV History.com here. What would...
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Casper the Friendly Ghost – To Boo or Not to Boo (1951)

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The classic Halloween episode I want to share with you today is the 1951 short – Casper the Friendly Ghost – To Boo or Not to Boo....
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Scooby-Doo “To Switch a Witch” 1978

The Halloween TV special I’ve chosen for today isn’t really a Halloween special, It’s actually a creepy classic episode of Scooby Doo that takes place in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night. The Scooby Doo Where Are you? “To Switch a...
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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown 1966

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Hands down one of my most favorite cartoons from childhood is the CBS Peanuts Halloween special that first aired in 1966, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. If you grew up in the late 70’s, or early 80’s you’ve got...
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Mars Attacks! Christmas Ornament, you’ll want to check this out

Mars Attacks! is one of my all time favorite movies. I went around yelling “Aklak, Akklak” for months when this flick first came out, LOL! So when I saw an article about this cute ornament over at technabob today, I...
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ABC Family’s “25 Days of Christmas,” returns with holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family December 1 – 25!

ABC Family’s “25 Days of Christmas,” cable’s biggest programming event of the year, returns with 25 continuous days of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family. From December 1 – 25, viewers can ring in the holidays with original movies, holiday...
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CBS to air ‘SpongeBob’ Christmas special on Nov. 23

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CBS announced Friday that actor John Goodman will lend his voice to the character of Santa Claus in “It’s a SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas!”. The new stop-motion animated special is based on the iconic Nickelodeon cartoon series, which is set under...
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Largest Holiday Stunt in Lifetime History to Showcase More than 50 Films

Lifetime recently unveiled It’s a Wonderful Lifetime, its major star-studded holiday movie slate featuring the world premieres of ten Lifetime Original Movies featuring such beloved stars as David Hasselhoff, Mira Sorvino, Haylie Duff, Ralph Macchio, Lea Thompson, Marilu Henner, Harry...
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Christmas Movies That Make Great Christmas Presents for Her

There have been some beautiful Christmas movies made over the years, and it’s always great to check out some of the Christmas classics during the holiday season, so here’s a rundown of some top picks that you might buy for...
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Popcorn Maker + Great Movie = Perfect Christmas Night In

Going to the cinema is fun, but curling up at home with a great movie at Christmas can be even better – especially if you’ve got your own popcorn maker! When the nights are cold and the ground is slippery,...
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