What To Watch This Christmas

What To Watch This Christmas

The problem with TV around Christmas is there’s just too much choice!

So we’re here to help. We’ve picked out some of the highlights from the festive schedule so you can keep a note of what’s on and when!

So put the kettle on, open that box of sweets and enjoy some TV treats this Christmas.

Christmas Eve

Miracle on 34th Street - RTÉ One, 1.25pm


Paddington 2 - RTÉ 2, 6.10pm

Deck The Halls - Virgin Media One, 8pm

The Full Irish Hidden Camera Show - RTÉ One, 9pm

Dirty Dancing - TG4, 9.50pm



Christmas Day

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special - BBC One, 5.10pm Home Alone - RTÉ 2, 5.55pm

Nanny McPhee - TG4, 6pm

Call The Midwife - BBC One, 7.55pm

Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special - RTÉ One, 9.25pm


St. Stephen’s Day

Frozen - BBC One, 12.25pm Mary Poppins - BBC One, 2.25pm

Ireland's Fittest Family Celebrity Special - RTÉ One, 8pm

The Notebook - Virgin Media One, 10pm

Sing Street - TG4, 10.50pm


Tuesday 27th December

Funny Girl - BBC 2, 3.50pm

How Ireland Rocked the 80’s - RTÉ One, 6.30pm

Don’t Look Back in Anger - Virgin Media One 7pm

First Dates at Christmas - Channel 4, 9pm

White House Down - Virgin Media Two, 11pm


Wednesday 28th December

Finding Dory - BBC One, 2.20pm

Jumanji - Channel 4, 6.50pm

Gladiator - RTÉ 2, 9pm

What Happens in Vegas - Virgin Media One, 10pm

Pirates of the Caribbean Salazars Revenge - BBC One, 10.30pm


Thursday 29th December

THE BFG - BBC One 3.35pm

Donal Skehan’s Festive Party - RTÉ One, 8pm

Marie Antoinette - BBC Two, 9pm

Prince Andrew The Musical - UTV, 9pm

Callan Kicks the Year 2022 - RTÉ One, 9.25pm


Friday 30th December

Superman - RTÉ One, 3.15pm

DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland Ukraine Special - RTÉ One, 6.30pm

Skyfall - RTÉ One, 9.25pm

Den of Thieves - Virgin Media Two, 11pm

Maleficent - BBC One, 3.50pm


Saturday 31st December - New Year’s Eve

West Side Story - BBC Two, 3.10pm

Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom - Channel 4, 6.40pm

Yesterday - BBC One, 7.20pm

Mrs Brown’s Boys Special - RTÉ One, 9.40pm

Jools’ Annual Hootenanny - BBC One, 11.30pm

New Year’s Eve Countdown Concert with Westlife - RTÉ One, 11.45pm


Sunday 1st January - New Year's Day

Cinderella - BBC One, 1.50pm

Mary Poppins Returns - BBC One, 4pm

The Masked Singer - Virgin Media One, 6.30pm

The Mountain Between Us - RTÉ 2, 9.50pm

La La Land - TG4, 10pm No Time to Die - UTV, 8pm