0635 ITV3 – If you really want to you can spend Christmas Day on ITV3 starting with Jesus Christ Superstar, follow that up with a ton of Carry On films then end with a repeat of Jesus Christ Superstar. Great?
0850 C4 – Nice little double bill from Channel 4 hear, though the first film is the stronger of the two and one of the best Dahl adaptions
0925 ITV1 – Dudley Moore as an Elf. This is Christmas right here.
1100 BBC1 – Two great family films here; the best of Aardman Animations Dreamworks adventure then a properly good modern Disney film.
1340 C4 – Yeah, they’ve already been on but, come on, it’s Christmas Day
1405 More4 – There’s your classic Gene Kelly musical of the day sorted
1515 BBC2 – As a warm up to tonight’s main event here are two great Who shows; a superb collection of Doctor Who music followed by the top drawer drama about the creation of the show
1520 BBC1 – Here we go, the last film of one of the best trilogies ever made followed up by spangly dancers. A joy.
1520 ITV1 – Just when you think the BBC has Christmas Day all sowed up ITV comes out swinging; here’s the 50th Disney Animated film that (whisper it) might just be better than Toy Story 3
1635 C4 – Channel 4 brings out the big guns here; one of The Best Christmas films followed up by the arguably better Home Alone film. Wow.
1930 BBC1 – You want Christmas Day TV? Here it is. And just when it can’t get any more unmissable we get a new Doctor. Oh God.
1940 BBC2 – Christmas needs Morecambe and Wise like a diabetic needs insulin so here is your dosage for the day
2030 BBC3 – Because what else says Christmas like hearts being pulled from chests and catching fire?
2305 C4 – Yeah, it’s been on in the last few days but to have this on Christmas Day? Brilliant.
2325 Film4 – Here’s your Christmas pallet cleanser; a film about trolls and a Korean horror film. Enjoy!
0040 BBC1 – Will Ferrel is an acquired taste but right here you have him at his very best