The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Specials

Christmas TV specials, limited series and movies are bigger than ever these days from now until the New Year, you’ll be able to find some festive yule-tide programming every night of the week. From the traditional viewing of It’s a Wonderful Life, the different versions of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, to baking shows and live music specials, we’ve got them all listed on the new Christmas TV Specials page. (Since not all of the networks list their specials early, this list will be updated throughout the coming weeks, so check back often for new additions!)

2018 Winter Olympic Games NBC Schedule: February 20

NBC Highlights: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Biathlon: Mixed Relay Gold Medal Final
The second Olympic staging of biathlon’s mixed relay event, won by Norway in 2014.

Nordic Combined: Men’s Individual Large Hill/10km Gold Medal Final
After winning all four available gold medals at last year’s World Championships, Germany looks to extend its reign onto Olympic snow. Johannes Rydzek and Eric Frenzel are top contenders in the men’s individual large hill event, with brothers Bryan and Taylor Fletcher representing Team USA.

NBC Highlights: 8:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Alpine Skiing: Women’s Downhill Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Lindsey Vonn, 33, seeks a second downhill gold eight years after a victory in Vancouver; a medal would make her the oldest woman in alpine skiing history to climb an Olympic podium.

Figure Skating: Ladies’ Short Program (LIVE)
Figure skating continues with the ladies’ short program. Team USA is represented by upstart Bradie Tennell, fresh off a victory at the 2018 U.S. Championships; 2010 Olympian Mirai Nagasu; and 18-year-old Karen Chen, who placed fourth at last year’s World Championships. Yevgenia Medvedeva, competing as an Olympic Athlete from Russia, is the gold-medal favorite.

Bobsled: Women’s Competition
American Elana Meyers Taylor begins her quest to upgrade her women’s bobsled silver medal from Sochi.

Snowboarding: Men’s Big Air Competition (LIVE)
17-year-old snowboarder Red Gerard, who won gold in men’s slopestyle last week, returns as the big air gets underway. Gerard will face Canadians Mark McMorris and Max Parrot.

NBC Highlights: 1:05 – 2:00 a.m.
Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Ski Cross Gold Medal Final
In the high-flying drama of freestyle’s ski cross event, Jean-Frederic Chapuis is again a threat for France after leading his nation to a sweep of the Sochi medals.

Short Track: Women’s 3000m Relay Gold Medal Final, Women’s 1000m Competition, Men’s 500m Competition
Short track coverage includes host South Korea’s quest for a sixth Olympic gold in the women’s 3000m relay, plus qualifying rounds of the women’s 1000m and men’s 500m; the latter features a U.S. trio of first-time Olympians.

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