GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (ABC 4)-“Jingle bells, jingle bells. Jingle all the way…” to your TV’s! Throughout December, ABC is getting viewers into the holiday spirit by airing a series of festive shows, movies and specials to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. You won’t want to miss out on a jolly good time. Check out the upcoming schedule and episode descriptions and join us by turning your channels to ABC 4 West Michigan!

The schedule is as follows (times listed in EST). Episode descriptions provided by ABC/DGEPress :

Tuesday, Dec. 5

‘Press Your Luck’s Holiday Extravaganza II’

Press Your Luck. Photo courtesy of ABC/John Fleenor)

Time: 10:01-11:00 p.m.

“Host Elizabeth Banks is ringing in the holiday cheer with an entire show filled with holiday-themed prizes, WHAMMYs and excitement for contestants.”

Friday, Dec. 8

‘Shark Tank’

Shark Tank’s hosts. Photo courtesy of abcanet

Time: 8-9:01 p.m.

“Shark Tank rings in the holiday season as the Sharks look to spread festive cheer to four new entrepreneurs. They are presented with business opportunities that are sure to turn anyone’s spirit merry and bright.”

Sunday, Dec. 10

‘Mickey Saves Christmas’

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Time: 7-7:30 p.m.

“Mickey, Minnie and their pals attempt to celebrate the perfect Christmas, but when Pluto causes Santa to lose all the presents on his sleigh, the friends travel to the North Pole on a quest to save Christmas and find the true meaning of the holiday.”

‘Olaf’s Frozen Adventure’

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Time: 7:30-8 p.m.

“It’s the first holiday season since the gates reopened, and Olaf teams up with Sven on a merry mission to bring home the best traditions and save Anna and Elsa’s “first Christmas in forever.”


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Time: 8-10 p.m.

“Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer, Sven—to find her sister Elsa whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter.”

‘The Great Christmas Light Fight’

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Time: 10-11 p.m.

“Judge Taniya Nayak continues the holiday festivities as the Burton, Brown, Keeler and Paul families battle for the $50,000 grand prize and coveted Light Fight trophy on an all-new episode of “The Great Christmas Light Fight.”

Tuesday, Dec. 12

‘Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town’

Time: 8-9 p.m.

“In the perennial favorite created in 1970 by Rankin-Bass Productions, Fred Astaire narrates this timeless tale of Kris Kringle (Mickey Rooney), a young boy with an immense desire to do good things for others.”

‘The Great Christmas Light Fight: Heavyweights’

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Time: 9-11 p.m.

“On two all-new episodes of “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” the competition is taken to an all-time high on a “Heavyweights” episode as host Taniya Nayak judges the River of Lights, NYC Winter Lantern Festival, Garden Lights Holiday Nights, and Galaxy Lights Heavyweight displays. Then, the Uszaki, Shotts, Tinnin and Salazar families compete for the $50,000 grand prize and coveted Light Fight trophy awarded by judge Carter Oosterhouse.”

‘Celebrity Family Feud’

Celebrity Family Feud (Photo courtesy of ABC/Eric McCandless)

Time: 8-9 p.m.

“Hosted by Steve Harvey, this special holiday episode filled with surprises and cheer, features teams led by Rosie O’Donnell and Billy Porter as they battle it out to see who will win the grand prize for their selected charities.”

‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune: Lil Rey Howery, Paula Abdul and Matt Rogers’

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Time: 9-10 p.m.

“Celebrity contestants spin to win for charity on this special holiday episode with Lil Rel Howery (MAAFA Redemption Project), Paula Abdul (Friends Are by Your Side Inc.) and Matt Rogers (Story Pirates Changemakers). Pat Sajak and Vanna White host.”

The $100,000 Pyramid: Matt Walsh vs Malin Akerman and AJ McLean vs Howie Dorough’ (Season Finale)

Time: 10-11 p.m.

“On an all-new holiday themed episode of “The $100,000 Pyramid,” actress Malin Akerman (“Billions”) battles against actor and comedian Matt Walsh (ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”) before Backstreet Boys singers AJ McLean and Howie Dorough compete for a seat in the winner’s circle.”

Thursday, Dec. 14

‘CMA Country Christmas’

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Time: 8-9:02 p.m.

“Filmed in Nashville in front of a live audience, the 14th annual “CMA Country Christmas” will feature one-of-a-kind musical performances of festive classics from country music’s biggest stars.”

‘Disney Prep & Landing’

Time: 8-8:30 p.m.

“An elf named Wayne and his idealistic partner, Lanny, encounter unexpected challenges that push them to their limits. Will the elves be able to guide the reindeer pulling Santa’s sleigh through a raging snowstorm to ensure a merry Christmas for all?”

‘Disney Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice’

Time: 8:30- 9 p.m.

“The yuletide adventures of Christmas elves Lanny and Wayne continue. With the Big 2-5 fast approaching, Wayne and Lanny must race to recover classified North Pole technology that has fallen into the hands of a computer-hacking Naughty Kid!”

‘The Great Christmas Light Fight’ (Season Finale)

Photo courtesy of ABC/Bonnie Osborne. THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT

Time: 9-11 p.m.

“All is merry and bright on two new episodes of “The Great Christmas Light Fight.” Taniya Nayak judges the Manfre, Swenson, Michael and Smith families as they battle to win the grand prize and coveted Light Fight trophy. Then on the season finale, judge Carter Oosterhouse sees the Rowe, Spacy, Hanson and Tran families compete for their shot at taking home the $50,000 prize and Light Fight trophy.”

Thursday, Dec. 21

‘iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023’

Ed Sheeran performs at Z100’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Photo in 2021 by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Time: 8-10 p.m.

“IHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2023 is ringing in the holiday season with performances by this year’s biggest artists captured during their nationwide tour.”

Sunday, Dec. 24

‘Home Alone’

Time: 8-10 p.m.

“Accidentally left behind when his family rushes off on a Christmas vacation, 8-year-old Kevin McCallister gets busy decorating the house for the holidays. But he’s not decking the halls with tinsel and holly.”

Monday, Dec. 25

‘Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade’

Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida (Abigail Nilsson/ABC via Getty Images)

Time: 10 a.m.-Noon

“Disney’s annual Christmas celebration returns Christmas morning with endearing stories and magical celebrity performances, plus the Christmas Day Parade celebrates its 40th year. The holiday special is executive produced by Disney Parks Programming along with Film 45 Live.”

Sunday, Dec. 31

‘Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024’

Miley Cyrus performs at Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021 broadcast on December 31, 2020 and January 1, 2021. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for dick clark productions)

Time: 8 p.m.-2:13 a.m.

“ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” is the preeminent destination for viewers to ring in the new year. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest live from Times Square, the show celebrates the year’s very best in music, featuring a night of superstar performances. Wrapping up the holiday season, far and away, the nation’s most-watched New Year’s Eve celebration will give viewers a look at New Year’s celebrations from around the globe. Details around co-hosts, performers in Times Square and additional locations will be announced soon.”

Tune into this festive holiday programming with us on ABC 4 West Michigan!