Amongst the alcohol, mince pies and presents, a bit of background TV always goes down a treat on Christmas Day.

Whether you want a classic Christmas cartoon to get you in the mood or the latest instalment of your favourite series, the Freeview Box should have you covered.

Here’s a rundown of all the must-watch TV on Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25th) – updated regularly!

Christmas Day TV Guide 2018

7:05 am – BBC Two – Rise of the Guardians (2012, 7/10)

9:00 am – BBC One – The Gruffalo

11:00 am – BBC One – Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-rabbit (2005, 8/10)

12:30 pm – BBC 1 – Top of the Pops Christmas special

12:40 pm – Channel 4 – The Snowman (1982, 10/10)

13:15 pm – Channel 4 – The Snowman and The Snowdog (2012, 8/10)

13:45 pm – Channel 4 – Arthur Christmas (2011, 9/10)

While The Snowman and The Snowdog are historic Christmas classics, Arthur Christmas is a modern flick that delivers all of the same magic.

Dinner not ready for another couple of hours? No worries!

15:00 pm – BBC 1 – The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast

Unfortunately, it’s a must-watch. While the Queen’s speech may not be that entertaining it is our Queenie.

 To another year of her royalty… which can quickly be followed by some more Christmas movies.

15:10 pm – BBC One – The Jungle Book (2016, 8/10)

16:00 pm – Channel 4 – A Muppet Christmas Carol (1992, 9/10)

16:10 pm – ITV – Monsters Inc (2001, 9/10)

17.30 pm – BBC 1 – Strictly Come Dancing: Christmas special

17.40 pm – ITV2 – Elf (2003, 9/10)

17:40 pm – Channel 4 – Home Alone 2 (1992, 8/10)

18.45 pm – BBC 1 – Michael McIntyre’s Big Christmas Show

19:45 pm – ITV2 – Jurassic World (2015, 7/10)

20:00 – Channel 4 – A Christmas Bake Off 

The U.K public is obsessed with The Great British Bake Off.

Fittingly, there is a special Christmas episode of the classic baking show to round off your big day in style.

The Geat Christmas British Bake Off

Bakers Liam, Flo, Andrew and Jane

21:15 – Channel 4 – First Dates at Christmas

21:15 pm – More 4 – Gladiator (2000, 9/10)

22:15 – Channel 4 – Alan Carr’s Christmas Cracker!

22:15 pm – BBC 1 – Mrs Brown’s Boys

 

What films are on over CHRISTMAS 2018? – December to January!