Stream holiday classics like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, It's a Wonderful Life, and more during the festive season

    Embark on a nostalgic holiday journey by streaming timeless classics such as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and It's a Wonderful Life.

    Rudolph (Source: IMDB)

    Rudolph (Source: IMDB)

    While many beloved holiday movies and TV shows are accessible throughout the year, there's an undeniable surge in interest as Christmas approaches. To help you get into the festive spirit, here's a guide to finding five holiday classics. Whether on television, cable, or streaming services, these timeless favorites are sure to bring joy. Additionally, note that most of these can be rented through video-on-demand services like Apple TV or Amazon.

    A Christmas Story

    Catch the holiday classic A Christmas Story on TV or cable with TBS airing it at 7 p.m. on Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 3, and a special Christmas Eve marathon starting at 7 p.m. and lasting for the next 24 hours. TNT also features the film on Dec. 14 at 7 p.m., Dec. 17 at 4:30 p.m., Dec. 18 at 6:45 p.m., and another Christmas Eve marathon at 7 p.m. 

    A Christmas Story (Source: IMDB)

    Streaming enthusiasts can enjoy it on Max, ensuring you don't miss out on the timeless holiday fun wherever you choose to watch.

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

    It is set to light up your holiday season on TV and cable. Tune in to CBS on Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. and again on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. Additionally, Freeform has scheduled broadcasts on Dec. 3 at 6:10 p.m., Dec. 4 at 4:50 p.m., Dec. 20 at 7:15 p.m., Dec. 21 at 4:15 p.m., Dec. 24 at 4:35 p.m., and Dec. 25 at 2:30 p.m. Unfortunately, streaming enthusiasts will have to wait, as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is not available for streaming. So, gather around the TV to experience the magic of this timeless animated classic.

    Rudolph (Source: IMDB)

    It's a Wonderful Life

    The movie is set to grace your holiday season with heartwarming broadcasts on TV and cable. Catch it on NBC at 7 p.m. on Dec. 24, Bravo with showings at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 24, and E! on Nov. 23 at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., and 8 p.m. Fortunately, for those who prefer streaming, the classic film is available on Prime Video and the Roku Channel, allowing you to enjoy this timeless tale of hope and redemption at your convenience.

    It's a Wonderful Life (Source: Variety)

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

    NBC is airing it at 7 p.m. on Nov. 30 and again on Dec. 25. Bravo features showings at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Nov. 24, while E! has slots at 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 29. Syfy joins in at 7 p.m. on Nov. 24, TBS with broadcasts at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 10, 7 a.m. on Dec. 16, 7 p.m. on Dec. 22, and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 23. TNT is set for 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 14 and 4 p.m. on Dec. 17, and USA at 7 p.m. on Nov. 24. 

    If you prefer streaming, you can catch it on Peacock. So, whether on traditional TV or through streaming, the Grinch is sure to steal your heart this holiday season.

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Source: IMDB)

    A Christmas Carol

    Experience the timeless tale of "A Christmas Carol" in the 1938 version, featuring Reginald Owen as Scrooge, as it graces TV and cable screens. Tune in to TCM at 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, 5:45 p.m. on Dec. 18, and 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 24 to witness the classic Dickensian story unfold. 

    For those who prefer streaming, the 1938 adaptation is available on Max, allowing you to enjoy the transformative journey of Ebenezer Scrooge from the comfort of your digital screen. Whether on traditional television or through streaming services, the spirit of Christmas past, present, and future awaits.

    A Christmas Carol (Source TCM)