'25 Days Of Christmas' 2016 schedule: Freeform movie and holiday special lineup

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If Christmas movies are your thing then there's no need to leave your couch for the next month. Freeform kicked off their Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas programming on Thanksgiving, a lineup of feel-good movies which air every day leading up to the first day of December. That's when the main event premieres — Freeform's 25 Days of Christmas.

25 Days of Christmas previously aired on ABC Family. However, the cable network changed its name to Freeform in January to attract an older audience, but kept the beloved programming event, which airs holiday movies and specials throughout the month of December.

Celebrating its 20th year in 2016, 25 Days of Christmas premieres on Thursday, Dec. 1 and concludes on Sunday, Dec. 25. As part of the celebration, the network is premiering Holiday Joy, a new movie starring The Fosters actress Bailee Madison. The holiday flick is about a shy high school student who makes a Christmas wish — only to discover it's not as "wonderful as she'd hoped." Don't you just hate when your magical wishes backfire?

Check out the 25 Days of Christmas lineup:

Thursday, Dec. 1

3:30 p.m. Eastern — Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

6:00 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

7:05 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

9:15 p.m. — The Santa Clause

11:20 p.m. — Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

Friday, Dec. 2

11 a.m. — Jack Frost

12 p.m — Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

2:30 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

3:35 p.m. — Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

5:10 p.m. — Disney's A Christmas Carol

7:15 p.m. — The Santa Clause

9:20 p.m. — The Polar Express

11:25 p.m. — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Saturday, Dec. 3

7 a.m. — Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

8:30 a.m. — Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas

10:00 a.m. — Richie Rich's Christmas Wish

12:00 p.m. — Disney's A Christmas Carol

2:05 p.m. — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

4:40 p.m. — The Polar Express

6:45 p.m — Arthur Christmas

8:50 p.m. — Elf

10:55 p.m. — The Holiday

Sunday, Dec. 4

7 a.m. — 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

7:30 a.m. — Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey

8 a.m. — Richie Rich's Christmas Wish

10:05 a.m. — Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July

12:10 p.m. — I'll Be Home for Christmas

2:20 p.m. — Arthur Christmas

4:30 p.m. — Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

5:35 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

6:40 p.m. — Elf

8:45 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

10:55 p.m. — Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

Monday, Dec. 5

4 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

5 p.m. — Jingle All the Way

7 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

9 p.m. — Scrooged

Tuesday, Dec. 6

5 p.m. — Scrooged

7 p.m. — The Polar Express

9 p.m. — The Santa Clause

Wednesday, Dec. 7

5 p.m. — The Polar Express

7 p.m. — The Santa Clause

9 p.m. — Elf

Thursday, Dec. 8

3 p.m. — Holiday Joy

5 p.m. — Deck the Halls

7 p.m. — Elf

9 p.m. — Disney's A Christmas Carol

Friday, Dec. 9

11 a.m. — Frosty's Winter Wonderland

11:30 a.m. — Holiday Joy

1:30 p.m. — Home Alone 3

3:35 p.m. — Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws

5:40 p.m. — The Search for Santa Paws

7:45 p.m. — Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

9:50 p.m. — Snow Buddies

11:55 p.m. — Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July

Saturday, Dec. 10

7 a.m. — Mickey's Christmas Carol

7:30 a.m. — Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws

9:30 a.m. — The Search for Santa Paws

11:35 a.m. — Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

1:40 p.m. — Snow Buddies

3:45 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story

5:45 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 2

7:50 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 3

10:20 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story That Time Forgot

10:50 p.m. — Arthur's Christmas

Sunday, Dec. 11

7 a.m. — The Little Drummer Boy

7:30 a.m. — Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

9:35 a.m. — A Dennis the Menace Christmas

11:40 a.m. — The Year Without A Santa Claus

12:45 p.m. — Arthur Christmas

2:50 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story

4:50 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 2

6:55 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story 3

9:25 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story That Time Forgot

9:55 p.m. — The Polar Express

Monday, Dec. 12

5:30 p.m. — Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

7 p.m. — The Polar Express

9 p.m. — Elf

Tuesday, Dec. 13

3 p.m. — Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas

4:30 p.m. — Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

7 p.m. — Elf

9 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Wednesday, Dec. 14

3 p.m. — Home Alone 3

5 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

7 p.m. — Arthur Christmas

9 p.m. — The Santa Clause

Thursday, Dec. 15

7:30 a.m. — Holiday Joy

11 a.m. — Snow Buddies

1 p.m. — Home Alone 3

3 p.m. — A Dennis the Menace Christmas

5 p.m. — Arthur Christmas

7 p.m — The Santa Clause

9 p.m. — The Search for Santa Paws

Friday, Dec. 16

7 a.m. — A Dennis the Menace Christmas

9:10 a.m. — Jack Frost

11:15 a.m. — The Search for Santa Paws

1:20 p.m. — Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

3:25 p.m. — Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

5:30 p.m. — Jingle All The Way

7:35 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

9:45 p.m. — The Polar Express

11:55 p.m. — Disney's A Christmas Carol

Saturday, Dec. 17

7 a.m. — Rudolph's Shiny New Year

8 a.m. — Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey

8:30 a.m. — Jingle All The Way

10:30 a.m. — Happy Feet

1 p.m. — Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

2:35 p.m. — The Polar Express

4:40 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

6:50 p.m. — The Santa Clause

9 p.m. — Disney's Frozen

11:30 p.m. — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Rockefeller Center glows in the light of its hug Christmas tree. The lights went on last night. December 08, 1961. (Photo by Arty Pomerantz/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
CHRISTMAS AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER -- Aired 12/9/66 -- Pictured: NBC Color Mobile Units at the Christmas Tree Lighting in Rockefeller Center, New York City, on December 9, 1966 (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Spectators bask in glow of Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. December 20, 1968. (Photo by Vernon Shibla/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
A 60-foot Norway spruce this year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, is set in place today. The tree will be lighted in a ceremony Dec. 5. November 22, 1974. (Photo by Vic DeLucia/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Christmas Tree Lighting at Rockefeller Center. December 09, 1985. (Photo by Michael Norcia/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
Weather -- Bill Abbate, electrician at Rockefeller Center, tries to keep himself warmly dressed as high atop the giant tree he installs Xmas lights as skaters far below ignore the cold. December 05, 1985. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 5: Santa Claus (C) and the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes celebrate the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree 05 December in New York. The 75-foot high Norway Spruce was decorated with 25,000 multi-colored lights for the 63rd lighting of the tree. AFP PHOTO Robert MILLER (Photo credit should read ROBERT MILLER/AFP/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 12: Rockefeller Center is sparkling during lighting of this year's Christmas tree, a 100-foot Norway spruce, at the 67th annual holiday celebration. (Photo by Corey Sipkin/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree shortly after the annual lighting ceremony in New York City, December 3, 2000. Thousands of people braved heavy rain to line the streets surrounding the landmark center on Fifth Avenue to watch as the 80foot-high Norway Spruce from Buchanan. New York was lit with nearly 30,000 bulbs. (Photo by Keith D. Bedford/ImageDirect)
397873 01: The Christmas tree sits moments before the 69th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony November 28, 2001 at Rockefeller Center in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Getty Images)
397873 02: The Christmas tree sits moments after the 69th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony November 28, 2001 at Rockefeller Center in New York City. (Photo by George De Sota/Getty Images)
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is seen from the nearby offices during the lighting ceremony in New York 04 December 2002. The 76-foot Norway spruce from Bloomsbury, New Jersey, is lit by 30,000 lights. AFP PHOTO/Doug KANTER (Photo credit should read DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 3: A general view of the 71st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony December 3, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 10: The holiday season in New York City is officially underway as the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is put into position in Rockefeller Plaza. The 74-foot-tall Norway spruce was cut down from the property of Arnold Raquet in Wayne, N.J., and transported to the city this morning. (Photo by Craig Warga/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree after it was lit, 30 November, 2005, in front of the NBC Building in New York. The 9-ton, 74-foot high 65 year-old Norway Spruce has 30,000 lights. AFP PHOTO/Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 09: Workers secure into position the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree November 9, 2007 in New York City. The 84-foot-tall, 60-year-old Norway spruce will be lit November 28 and arrived in Manhattan this morning. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 03: A general view at the annual tree lighting ceremony and Christmas celebration at Rockefeller Center on December 3, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is dwarfed by buildings in Manhattan on December 15, 2009 in New York. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit on November 30, 2010 in New York. Originally from Mahopac, New York, the 12-ton, 74-foot Norway Spruce is adorned with 30,000 environmentally friendly LED lights on more than five miles of electrical wire, and topped with a Swarovski crystal star. AFP PHOTO / Stan Honda (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: A woman takes a picture of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree with her cell phone as it stands illuminated after the annual lighting ceremony November 30, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Looking up '30 Rock' in Rockefeller Center, New York City, during the holidays. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree also stretches to the sky where a plane can be seen overhead.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit November 30, 2011 in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree at the 2011 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting on November 30, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lighted November 30, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19: A view of the 2012 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in Rockefeller Center on November 19, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center awaits lighting on November 28, 2012 in New York City. After two weeks of preparation, the 45,000 lights will be lit on the 80-foot high Norwegian spruce this evening during a celebration televised on NBC and hosted by Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie. The tree will remain lit every evening until January 7. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Spectators enjoy the celebration during 81st Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: A general overview of the 82nd Annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rockefeller Center on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2015 -- Photo taken on Dec. 2, 2015, shows the Norway Spruce during the 83rd Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Rockefeller Center in New York, the United States. Thousands of people witnessed the lighting of 45,000 multi-colored, energy efficient LED on the 78-foot-tall, 80-year-old Norway Spruce, which is topped with a spectacular Swarovski crystal star in Rockefeller Center on Wednesday. The Rockefeller Center has held the Christmas tree lighting ceremony annually to greet the upcoming Christmas since 1933. (Xinhua/Li Muzi via Getty Images)
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Sunday, Dec. 18

7 a.m. — Happy Feet

9:30 a.m. — Richie Rich's Christmas Wish

12 p.m. — Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

1:35 p.m. — Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

4:10 p.m. — Disney's Prep & Landing

4:40 p.m. — Disney's Prep & landing: Naughty vs. Nice

5:10 p.m. — The Santa Clause

7:20 p.m. — Disney's Frozen

9:50 p.m. — Elf

Monday, Dec. 19

7 a.m. — Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

8:30 a.m. — A Dennis the Menace Christmas

10:30 a.m. — Richie Rich's Christmas Wish

12:35 p.m. — Home Alone 3

2:40 p.m. — The Search for Santa Paws

4:45 p.m. — Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

6:50 p.m. — Elf

8:55 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Tuesday, Dec. 20

7 a.m. — The Search for Santa Paws

9:10 a.m. — Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

11:15 a.m. — Home Alone 3

1:25 p.m. — The Holiday

4:30 p.m. — Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

5:45 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

6:40 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

8:50 p.m. — The Santa Clause

Wednesday, Dec. 21

7 a.m. — Snow Buddies

9 a.m. — Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws

11:05 a.m. — Happy Feet Two

1:10 p.m. — Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

2:10 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

3:15 p.m. — The Polar Express

5:20 p.m. — Disney's Prep & Landing

5:50 p.m. — Disney's Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice

6:20 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story That Time Forgot

6:50 p.m. — The Santa Clause

8:55 p.m. — Elf

Thursday, Dec. 22

7 a.m. — Happy Feet

9:40 a.m. — Happy Feet Two

11:30 a.m. — The Little Drummer Boy

12 p.m. — The Polar Express

2:05 p.m. — Jack Frost

4:10 p.m. — Frosty's Winter Wonderland

4:40 p.m. — Disney-Pixar's Toy Story That Time Forgot

5:10 p.m. — Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

6:45 p.m. — Elf

8:55 p.m. — Jingle All the Way

Friday, Dec. 23

7 a.m. — Frosty's Winter Wonderland

7:30 a.m. — Jack Frost

11 a.m. — Richie Rich's Christmas Wish

1 p.m. — Jingle All the Way

3 p.m. — Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

4:35 p.m — Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

5:40 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

6:45 p.m. — Disney's A Christmas Carol

8:50 p.m. — The Santa Clause

Saturday, Dec. 24

7 a.m. — Jack Frost

8:05 a.m. — Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

9:40 a.m. — Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas

11:15 a.m. — Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

12:20 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

1:25 p.m. — Arthur Christmas

3:30 p.m. — The Polar Express

5:35 p.m. — The Santa Clause

7:40 p.m. — Elf

9:45 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

11:55 p.m. — Scrooged

Sunday, Dec. 25

7 a.m. — The Search For Santa Paws

9:10 a.m. — Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws

11:20 a.m. — Arthur Christmas

1:25 p.m. — The Polar Express

3:30 p.m. — Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

4:35 p.m. — The Year Without a Santa Claus

5:40 p.m. — Elf

7:45 p.m. — National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

9:55 p.m. — Scrooged

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