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Friday, December 5, 2008

Friday Movie Review: Holiday Television


Yep, kitties! It's that most wonderful time of year again . . . which means holiday tv programming.

The ABC Family channel has their 25 Days of Christmas from December 1 through Christmas Day. However, the programming seems lighter on Rankin-Bass classics this year, and heavier on the family movies. You can click here to see the schedule. This weekend is "Harry Potter Weekend," starting at 7:30 est tonight with "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone."

The Lifetime channel is also showcasing a lot of romantic and heart-warming holiday movies this month as well. One of mommy's favorites is "Borrowed Hearts," which stars Roma Downey and Eric McCormick . . . in his pre "Will and Grace" years. It was on earlier this week and mommy stayed up way too late to watch it. You can see Lifetime's movie page here. According to their schedule, "Borrowed Hearts" will be on again on Sunday, December 14 at 3:00PM if anykitty or bean is interested.

AMC will be showing holiday movies starting the afternoon of Christmas Eve, beginning with George C. Scott in the 1984 version of "A Christmas Carol."

On Fridays and during the holidays of December, Turner Classic Movies is showcasing Yuletide movies, such as "Scrooge" and "Christmas in Connecticut." Tonight at 8:00 est TCM is showing "Meet Me in St. Louis" starring Judy Garland, and featuring her performance of the wonderful classic "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."



Judy is right, everykitty . . . we should all have ourselves a wonderful holiday season! So curl up with your beans on the couch and watch some holiday cheer!

14 meows:

Dana said...

Our mom's fav Christmas movies are Christmas Vaction, The Christmas Story, and The Family Stone.
Christmas is a great time for snuggling with the beans and watching good movies!
~The Creek Cats~

DEBRA said...

* woo hoo *

It beginning to FEEL a lot like christmas!

Purrs
Abby

PB 'n J said...

Yep - Mommy has the Tivo set for a bunch of those!

Evie/VampyVictor said...

Is Holiday Cheer different from normal a normal cheer?
like instead of saying "yaaayyy" you say "Reeiiin" like as in deeer? :P hahha

V-V

The Island Cats said...

Guess our mom is gonna be curled up in front of the tube all weekend!

Sweet Praline said...

Mom LOVES that song! Now you have her singing again.

Cory said...

It's not Christmas without watching our favorite movies, Scrooge and How the Grinch Stole Christmas...we can hardly wait! Pop that popcorn now!

Fin said...

Mommy loves The Christmas Story

Camie's Kitties said...

Mom will have to check those out.
We will have to make her sit down and check out the TV schedule.


Tavi, Cody, Camie and Miss Jade

meemsnyc said...

We love christmas movies!!

Gandalf and Grayson said...

Isn't Christmas the most wonderful time! We love all the Christmas movies and specials!

Sunny's Mommy said...

Lots of great holiday movies! I'm going to have to dvr some to make sure I don't miss them ;-)

A Few Good Cats said...

Oh yeah... Judy's version is one of the Definitive Versions of Christmas season songs... along with Bing's version of White Xmas, Nat Cole's Christmas Song, to name a couple.

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