Christmas Day TV 2021: A Guide to Christmas Movies, Comedy Specials & Kids’ Shows to Watch on Christmas Day

Christmas Day TV 2021: A Guide to Christmas Movies, Comedy Specials, and Kids’ Shows to Watch on Christmas Day (Image credit: Getty Images via Canva Pro)

As Christmas approaches, UK households are already looking to the latest TV guides to see what is airing in the UK on Christmas Day.

While many of us will be streaming festive movies and our favorite TV shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming channels, there is plenty of Christmas content to watch on our TV screens this Saturday.

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From It’s a Wonderful Life to Love Actually and The Italian Job – there are movies for everyone on TV for Christmas Day 2021. (Image credit: Getty Images via Canva Pro)

From the perfect kids’ shows with a Christmas twist to romantic comedy movies and comedy specials that families are looking for every year, here’s a guide to what you can watch on Christmas Day this year.

Movies on TV on Christmas Day 2021

There are plenty of movies and TV shows to keep the kids occupied throughout Christmas Day – from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Image credit: Getty Images via Canva Pro)

The man who invented Christmas

11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. – E4

3:55 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Canal 4

The Secret Life of Pets 2

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Coming Out of the Shadows

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Mamma Mia: here we go again!

John Wick: Chapter Three – Parabellum

Christmas television for children

With Christmas Day usually starting in the wee hours of the morning for those with young children keen to unwrap their gifts from Santa, there are plenty of TV shows that start at 5 a.m. to keep them busy.

Here’s what’s on TV for kids on Christmas Day.

Mr. Bean: The Animated Series

5:25 am – 6:00 am (three episodes)

6 a.m. – 6:35 a.m. (four episodes)

Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure

7:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. (five episodes)

Tinkerbell and the legend of the NeverBeast

Danger Mouse: Yule only looks twice

Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas

7:45 a.m. on CBBC, 11:25 a.m. on BBC One

8:50 a.m. to 9:50 a.m., 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (two Christmas specials)

Zog and the Flying Doctors

We go bear hunting

The tiger who came for tea

Andy and the Band: Odd Socks saves Christmas

Christmas TV specials for Christmas Day 2021

Ainsley Christmas Cheerful Food

The two Ronnies sketchbook: Christmas

Quentin Blake – The drawing of my life

Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs at Christmas

Michael McIntyre Christmas Wheel Show

Reflections at Quai: Christmas Special

Blankety Blank: Christmas Special

Terry Pratchett’s Abominable Snow Baby

The Great British Bake Off: Christmas Special

Call the midwife: Christmas 2021 special

Mrs. Brown’s Boys: Mammy’s Mechanical Mirth

The Vicar of Dibley Christmas Special: The Handsome Stranger (2006)

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