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2015 Holiday Programming Calendar

'Lip Sync Battle Holiday Special' premieres Nov. 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Spike

Spike TV's popular "Lip Sync Battle" returns with a holiday special featuring stars from
the movie "The Night Before," Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon Levitt and Anthony Mackie.

'Northpole: Open for Christmas' premieres Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark

An ambitious businesswoman devoid of holiday spirit - and afraid of commitment - inherits
her late aunt's cherished old inn at Christmastime. When she decides to sell the inn, a
handsome local handyman and a cheerful young elf intervene, helping her rediscover love
and the magic of Christmas.

'Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow' premieres Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. on Lifetime

The Emmerson family, recently divorced father Ron and his kids Tim and Annie head to the
quaint town of Turkey Hollow to spend a rustic Thanksgiving at the farm of Ron’s eccentric
Aunt Cly. Surprised by the lack of internet and technology in Turkey Hollow, Tim and Annie
soon find themselves swept up in tracking the “Howling Hoodoo.

'The Lion Guard' premieres Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel

Your kids will love this "Lion King" spin-off movie, featuring Kion, second born cub of Simba
and Nala, who becomes leader of the Lion Guard and assembles the best and brightest to
help him protect the Pridelands.

2015 American Music Awards airs Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC

Get more coverage of the 2015 American Music Awards on MSN Music.

'Merry Matrimony' premieres Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark

Brie Traverston is up for partner at her firm if she can successfully coordinate a Christmas
wedding reshoot and ignore all the feelings that come with working with the one-that-got-away
Eddie Chapman and his possibly new girlfriend Isabella.

'Eddie Murphy: Mark Twain Prize' airs Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on PBS

Filmed earlier this fall, watch peers celebrate Eddie Murphy when he receives the Mark Twain Prize.

'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving' airs Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC

Also airing:

"The Greatest Holiday Commercials Countdown," 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW

"Pretty Little Liars: Five Years Forward" (8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family)

"Dancing With the Stars" season finale (9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC)

Plus Thanksgiving episodes of "The Grinder" (8:30 p.m., FOX), "Scream Queens" (9 p.m., FOX)

'Once Upon a Holiday' premieres Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark

"The Making of 'The Wiz Live!'" (8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC)

"Christmas Through the Decades" (10 p.m. ET/PT on History Channel)

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade airs Nov. 26 at 9 a.m. ET/PT on NBC

Happy Thanksgiving!

Also:

Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions (12:30 p.m. ET on FOX)

Carolina Panthers at Dallas Cowboys (4:30 p.m. ET on CBS)

Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers (8:30 p.m. ET on NBC)

'12 Gifts Of Christmas' airs Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark

An aspiring artist is hired as a Christmas gift buyer for a high- powered business man with whom
she falls in love.

'Crown for Christmas' premieres Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark

Allie, a fired maid from a ritzy NYC hotel, takes a job as a governess to a young girl who is part
of a powerful family in Europe. After reluctantly accepting, and upon arrival at the castle, learns
the girl is Princess Theodora and that her father is Maximillion, the King of Winshire.

'Angel of Christmas' premieres Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark

"Angel Of Christmas" follows Susan Nicholas, a newspaper writer whose boss has been given
her three weeks to write a holiday story about her great grandfather and the angel he carved as
a young man.

'A Charlie Brown Christmas' airs Nov. 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC

Also see:

"Downton Abbey: A Salute to Downton Abbey" (9 p.m. on PBS)

Holiday Baking Championship (9 p.m. on Food Network)

"The Walking Dead" fall finale (9 p.m. on AMC)

'The Wiz Live!' premieres Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC

Continuing NBC's new tradition of broadcasting a live performance of a family musical, "The Wiz
Live!", stars Queen Latifah, Common, Ne-Yo, Elijah Kelley, David Allen Grier, Uzo Aduba, Amber
Riley and Mary J. Blige. Shanice Williams, a 19-year old newcomer will play Dorothy, and
Stephanie Mills, who played Dorothy in the original Broadway production of "The Wiz" will portray
Auntie Em.

'CMA Country Christmas' airs Dec. 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC

Some of the biggest stars in music come together to celebrate the holidays on “CMA Country
Christmas,” a two-hour special hosted for the sixth year by Jennifer Nettles.

Taped at the Grand Ole Opry House, the special is a celebration of the season featuring
inspired performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton, Jewel, Charles Kelley,
Martina McBride, David Nail, Nettles, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, Brian Setzer,
Michael W. Smith, and Lindsey Stirling.

'A Very Murray Christmas' debuts Dec. 4 on Netflix

Bill Murray rounds up an all-star cast for an evening of music, comedy and good cheer in this
homage to classic festive variety programs. Guest stars include George Clooney, Chris Rock,
Amy Poehler, Jason Schwartzman, Paul Shaffer, Michael Cera, Rashida Jones, Maya
Rudolph, Jenny Lewis, Julie White, the band Phoenix, Miley Cyrus and more.

Also airing:

"America's Next Top Model" (series finale), 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW