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25 Days of Christmas begins today on Freeform


Time to clear up some space on the old DVR. It’s the 20th year for Chrismas Cheer as Freeform (formerly ABC Family) kicks off “25 Days of Christmas,” cable’s biggest programming event of the year. The 25 continuous days of holiday-themed entertainment for the whole family runs from December 1 – 25, and you can ring in the season with festive specials, classic holiday movies and returning favorites.

This year’s merriest programming includes the network television premiere of “Holiday Joy” and the Freeform premieres of “Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups,” “Snow Buddies” and “Just Friends.” Holiday lovers get an early sneak peek of “Holiday Joy” on the Freeform app on December 1, before the linear premiere.


In addition, Freeform will launch posting fun new holiday content each day, plus, daily polls relating to the holiday movies on Wishbone, as well as creating lots of fun holiday shareables, gifs and micro-videos to post all over social media. In addition to live tweeting during movies every night, Freeform will also be offering extra content relating to Pop Up Santa surprises.

The wackiest moments of the 25 Days of Christmas:

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The most romantic moments:

What are your favorite holiday films? Are they coming as part of the 25 days of Christmas?