December 2010

7:00pm – Sunday, December 26 on /A

Also airs at 8 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic and 7 p.m. MT on ACCESS

In the sequel to X-Men, the superheroes band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President’s life. Meanwhile, the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces set on destroying every mutant on Earth. Starring Patrick Stewart (STAR TREK), Hugh Jackman (Australia) and Halle Berry (Die Another Day).

7:00pm – Sunday, December 26 on CTV

THE SOUND OF MUSIC’s 45th anniversary celebration continues, as the Oscar�-winning classic film starring Julie Andrews (Marry Poppins) and Christopher Plummer (Inside Man) returns to CTV.

Shrek

Saturday, December 25 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT on Bravo!

Follow the loveable ogre on his adventures with a donkey, a princess and a scheming lord. SHREK will repeat Sunday, December 26 at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT. Catch the next adventure with SHREK 2 on Sunday, December 26 at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT, and SHREK THE THIRD on Sunday, December 26 at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT. Starring Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy.

8:00pm – Saturday, December 25 on CTV

Spend Christmas Day with a film sure to appeal to the kid in everyone. From director Michael Bay and executive producer Steven Spielberg comes a thrilling battle between the heroic Autobots� and the evil Decepticons�.

7:00pm – Saturday, December 25 on /A

Also airs at 8 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic

CHRISTMAS TOGETHER WITH THE BARRA MACNEILS is a one-hour holiday special featuring a live concert with Canada’s leading Celtic performers, The Barra MacNeils. The show features music from the Barra MacNeils’ Christmas Album ll, and performances by Scottish artist Maggie MacInnes and a trio of Acadian vocalists, Monique Poirier, Isabelle Th�riault and Patricia Richard.

Sunday, December 25 from 5am -8am ET (5am -10am PT, MT,CT) on Citytv

Cozy up around the TV Christmas morning for a holiday classic – the Yule Log! The Yule Log comes but once a year so sit back, stay warm and enjoy the festive season with those you care about.

8:00pm – Friday, December 24 on CTV

See description from Dec. 11.

7:30pm – Friday, December 24 on CTV

It’s Christmas Eve, and everyone is filled with holiday cheer, except for Shrek. He isn’t exactly the picture of yuletide joy, but for the sake of Fiona and the kids, he tries to get into the spirit of things as only an ogre can. Unfortunately, everyone seems to have their own ideas about what Christmas is all about. So when Donkey, Puss In Boots, Gingerbread Man and the gang try to join in on the fun, Shrek’s plans for a cozy family celebration ends up spiraling into one truly unforgettable Christmas. Starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas.

7:00pm – Friday, December 24 on CTV

Produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, the half-hour holiday special reveals the tale of an elite unit of Elves known as Prep & Landing. During their Christmas Eve mission, elves Wayne and Lanny encounter unexpected challenges that push them to their limits. This special stars Dave Foley (THE KIDS IN THE HALL), Sarah Chalke (SCRUBS) and Derek Richardson (MEN IN TREES).

9:00pm – Thursday, December 23 on CTV

This 1951 black-and-white version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, starring Alistair Sim, is widely considered to be the definitive of the many film adaptations of Charles Dickens’ classic novel. Encore presentation airs Dec. 24 at 12:05 a.m. ET.