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CHRISTMAS TV: Holiday programs airing this week

CHRISTMAS TV: Holiday programs airing this week

HAPPY HOLIDAYS: Michael Buble will host a holiday special airing this week. Photo: Associated Press

Here’s a look at this week’s holiday programming. Check local listings for times and channels.

Monday, December 16
“Disney Prep & Landing,” ABC
Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice,” ABC
“Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas,” Fox
Dreamworks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury,” Fox

Wednesday, December 18

Home for the Holidays with Celine Dion,” CBS
“Michael Buble Christmas,” NBC

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Thursday, December 19

“Eloise at Christmastime,” ABC Family

Friday, December 20

“Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown,” Fox

Saturday, December 21

“Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey,” ABC Family
“The Little Drummer Boy,” ABC Family
“The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus,” ABC Family
“I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown,” ABC

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