On the first days of Christmas here’s what OLN and BIO have in store – four pythons slithering, three ghosts a hunting, two repos pending, and an in-depth look at jolly Santa Claus.
Offering a little break from the average Christmas fare, OLN gifts viewers with all-day marathons of all the favourites including: Operation Repo, Deals From the Dark Side, Ghost Hunters International, Survivorman, Man v. Food and starting with on Christmas Day with Python Hunters, premiering Sunday, Decemeber 25 at 11 am ET/PT.
Then, if the Christmas Yule Log isn’t bringing enough holiday cheer, get into the spirit of the season with Inside Story: Santa Clause and the biography of Kris Kringle himself on The Bio Channel. The festive fun begins on Christimas Eve with the Santa Claus Biography premiering Saturday, December 24 at 4pm ET.
Below is a chronological listing of detailed holiday programming. All programming is subject to change.
Python Hunters Marathon: Sunday, December 25 starting at 11am ET/PT
Scour the Florida Everglades with an elite squad of hunters as they fight back against a deadly invasion of Burmese pythons.
Operation Repo Marathon: Monday, December 26 starting at 10am ET/PT
Take a look inside the fast-paced, high-pressure world of car repossession with 17 hours of intense drama, aggression and chaos.
Deals From the Dark Side Marathon: Tuesday, December 27 starting at 10am ET/PT
Join eccentric collector Steve Santini on his quest to buy and authenticate dark relics. From a Titanic deck chair to medieval torture devices, Steve has an eye for the historic and the disturbed.
Ghost Hunters International Marathon: Wednesday, December 28 starting at 2pm ET/PT
Follow Jason Hawes, Grant Wilson and their team around the world as they scour mysterious locations for lost spirits with 13 hours of hair-raising ghost hunting.
King of Cars Marathon: Thursday, December 29 starting at 12pm ET/PT
Tune in for a raucous, behind-the-scenes look at the fast-talking world of car sales with this 13-hour marathon.
Survivorman Marathon: Friday, December 30 starting at 2pm ET/PT
Travel along with filmmaker and naturalist Les Stroud as he journeys to remote –and often dangerous- locations in the wild, demonstrating primitive survival methods.
Storage Hunters Marathon: Saturday, December 31 starting at 4pm ET/PT
Former boxer Brandon Bernier and his wife, Lori, are fierce competitors in a high-stakes sales game. From finding hidden bundles of cash to dangerous and weird items, this 11-hour marathon will show the ups and downs of storage unit auctions.
Man v. Food: Carnivore Chronicles Marathon: Sunday, January 1 starting at 11am ET/PT
Sit down with Adam Richman for 16 hours of food competitions, as he scours the country in search of the biggest challenge.
Storage Wars Marathon: Monday, January 2 starting at 11am ET/PT
In this 16-hour hunt, teams of bidders look to score it big in the high-stakes world of storage auctions.
The Biography Channel
Inside Story: Santa Clause: Saturday, December 24 at 9pm ET (6pm PT)
In 1994, Disney set out to breathe new life into one of history’s most beloved characters – santa Claus – with the blockbuster movie The Santa Clause. Through exclusive interviews with stars Tim Allen, Canadian, Wendy Crewson, Judge Reinhold and David Krumholtz, as well as director John Pasquin and, producer Jeffrey Silver, Inside Story takes viewers behind the scenes of a $190-million hit film.
Santa Claus Biography: Saturday, December 24 at 4pm ET (1pm PT)
Though rooted in various religions, Santa Claus also symbolizes the secular spirit of generosity. Adored by children worldwide, but often with a different name and emanating from disparate myths, he continues to create instantaneous mirth and joy. Join us on a jolly journey through time to reveal his roots, from the Roman Befana to the Germanic Berchta and Knecht Ruprecht, from Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus.