It's the time of the year when Santa is making his list and checking it twice. And this December, he has several favorites on his Nice List including names like Ben Hur, Florence Foster Jenkins, Jason Bourne, Snowden, and Sully. Each of these are available on On-Demand this month.
You'll find a few more familiar names and faces when local high school basketball season starts and continues through February. We'll be covering Bloomington North boys and girls basketball as well as Edgewood boys and girls. Check out our Facebook page for games and times.
This holiday season, we hope you get to spend time with your loved ones and see their familiar faces. We wish you a full mailbox full of greetings from long-remembered names of far-flung family and friends. And we wish you all the joys of the season and happiness throughout the coming year.
New Channel Highlights
In a blizzard of movies, the Hallmark Channel is once again offering a Countdown to Christmas with non-stop holiday programming. With 22 new holiday movies and new premieres every Saturday and Sunday, you'll be sure to get your Christmas fix. You can overindulge this holiday season on Smithville channel 166.
Holiday fixtures such as Lacey Chabert, Lori Loughlin, Danica McKellar, and Alicia Witt, as well new Hallmark stars like Jaime King and Mena Suvari will grace your television screen in all their holiday finery. The Countdown actually start in October and proceeds past Christmas Eve. View the full holiday calendar and latest news here.
TBS (Turner Broadcast System)
Another live musical comes to television on December 7th at 8 pm on NBC (channel 13). Hairspray Live features luminaries such as Kristin Chenoweth, Ariana Grande, Derek Hough, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short, and introducing Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad. Harvey Fierstein will be reprising his Broadway role as Edna Turnblad. The show will ambitiously include live studio audience.
This is the fourth musical event from NBC, following The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, and The Wiz. NBC, known for being the Peacock network and the home of “must see TV.” Plans for “Bye Bye Birdie”, the live musical are underway for 2017.
New this month On Demand
Check out these videos On Demand starting in December!
Check out these Starz Encore movies and shows starting in December!
New to Showtime
Check out these Showtime movies and shows starting in December!
New to Cinemax
Check out these Cinemax movies and shows starting in December!
If you're naughty, check out bruising holiday clashes such as Fist Fight TV: Seasons Beatings 5 or WWE: Roadblock: End of the Line. Or if you're on the Nice list, enjoy Holiday spectaculars such as Christmas Card from Branson, Bing Crosby's White Christmas All Star Show, Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky: The San Francisco Ballet, and Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky: The Royal Opera House. For a full December Pay-Per-View listing, you can visit this link here.
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