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What is there to watch on TV this Christmas?

FAMILY FUN: Gogglebox

SOME OF you would have noted down the specific time for this year’s Christmas Day.

EastEnders from last year or maybe you’re more of a Doctor Who fan, either way we’ll pretty much all be sat in front of the box at some point over the next couple of weeks, it’s just what you do at this time of year.

We've taken a look at some of the schedules being touted about by mainstream broadcasters and some alternative platforms that might just catch your eye.

EastEnders schedule:
Christmas Eve - 8pm (30 mins) Christmas Day - 9pm (1 hour) Boxing Day - 7.30pm (30 mins)

December 25:
The Highway Rat - 4.55pm
Doctor Who Christmas special - 5.30pm
Toy Story 3 - 1.20pm
Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special - 6.30pm

December 26:
Shaun the Sheep Movie - 2.10pm
Mary Poppins - 3.45pm
Match of the Day - 10.45pm

New Year’s Day
Cars 2 – 9am


December 25:
Tom Jones and Beverley Knight’s Gospel Christmas - 9.00pm

December 26:
Joanna and Jennifer: Absolute- ly Champers - 11.00pm

New Year’s Day
Noah – 10pm



December 24:
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - 12:55pm

December 25:
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – 5.50pm
Victoria (Christmas special) - 9pm

December 26:
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial - 3.30pm
New Year’s Eve
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II - 7.50pm
Casino Royale - 9.55pm

New Year’s Day
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory -3.30pm


December 24:
Gogglebox 2017 - 9pm

December 25:
Home Alone - 5:50pm
The Great Christmas Bake Off - 7.40pm

December 26:
The Little Mermaid – 4.20pm
Jurassic World - 6:40pm
Four Weddings And A Funeral – 11.10pm

New Year’s Eve
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – 9pm

New Year’s Day
Mrs Doubtfire - 5.30pm

New Year’s Eve
The Lego movie – 5pm

Sky Sports cricket


December 26:
Naked Attraction - 10pm


December 25:
New Zealand vs West Indies ODI – 10pm

New Year’s Day
New Zealand vs West Indies second T20 – 10pm


Will Smith and Joel Edgerton star as an inter-species cop duo in this Netflix Original action flick.

Stranger Things
Strange things are afoot in Hawkins, Indiana, where a young boy’s sudden disappearance unearths a young girl with otherworldly powers.

Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Quick-witted and tough as nails, gifted PI Jessica Jones is rebuilding her life when a terrifying figure from her past comes back to haunt her.

Orange Is the New Black
Piper must trade her comfortable New York life for an
orange prison jumpsuit when her decade-old relationship with a drug runner catches up with her.

Breaking Bad
A terminally ill chemistry teacher teams with a former student to manufacture crystal meth to secure his family’s future.

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