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Christmas Vacation and Elf Will Have 24-Hour TV Marathons in November

TNT and TBS will be airing holiday movies next month with both Christmas Vacation and Elf getting their own all-day marathons.


You’ll have plenty of opportunities to catch National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and elf next month, as it was announced by WarnerMedia that each of the two hit holiday films will be airing for 24 hours straight on television in November. This will be a part of an overall rollout of holiday programming all month long on TNT and TBS, featuring a variety of other movies with a holiday theme. That includes A Christmas Storywhich will soon be getting a legacy sequel on HBO Max with the original Ralphie returning, as well as other films like The Polar Express, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Fred Claus, Four Christmasesand The Wizard of Oz.

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christmas vacation in particular still stands tall as one of the most popular holiday movies of all time. Released in 1989, christmas vacation was written by John Hughes and directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. The film follows Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen Griswold (Beverly D’Angelo) and their family as they host a family gathering at home during their Christmas vacation, only for various calamities and hijinks to ensue. A hit at the box office, the film would launch a franchise with multiple follow-up movies, though for many, christmas vacation remains the best of them all and firmly holds its place as a holiday classic.

Certainly, elf has a brand of humor that’s a bit more outlandish than christmas vacation, but it’s another holiday classic that continues to be viewed by many every year leading up to the Christmas holiday. Written by David Berenbaum and directed by Jon Favreau, the film stars Will Ferrell as Buddy, a grown man who’s been raised by Santa’s elves, adopting many of their childlike characteristics; upon learning of his true heritage, Buddy seeks out his father (James Caan) by traveling to New York. elf was a tremendous success at the box office and is often placed in lists ranking the greatest holiday movies ever.

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Buddy the Elf Wants to Spend 24 Hours on Your TV Screen

elf will be given its 24-hour marathon on Saturday, Nov. 26, when it airs all day long on TBS. Meanwhile, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation will have its own 24-hour marathon the next day, Sunday, Nov. 27, on TNT. Both films will also be aired at various points during the month leading up to the marathons.

Per 10TV, you can view the full schedule for the holiday programming on TNT and TBS in November.

Saturday, Nov. 5

  • “A Christmas Story” on TBS – 7pm ET/PT
  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on TNT – 8pm ET/PT
  • “Elf” – on TBS – 9pm ET/PT
  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on TNT – 10pm ET/PT
  • “A Christmas Story” on TBS – 11pm ET/PT

Sunday, Nov. 6

  • “Fred Claus” on TBS – 2:30pm ET/PT
  • “The Polar Express” on TBS – 5pm ET/PT
  • “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on TBS – 7pm ET/PT
  • “Elf” on TBS – 7:30pm ET/PT
  • “The Polar Express” on TBS – 9:30pm ET/PT
  • “Fred Claus” on TBS – 11:30pm ET/PT

Friday, Nov. 11

  • “Fred Claus” on TNT – 7:30pm ET/PT

Saturday, Nov. 12

  • “Fred Claus” on TNT – 4pm ET/PT
  • “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on TNT – 6:30pm ET/PT
  • “Four Christmases” on TBS – 7pm ET/PT
  • “The Year without a Santa Claus” on TNT – 7pm ET/PT
  • “The Polar Express” on TNT – 8pm ET/PT
  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on TBS – 9pm ET/PT
  • “The Polar Express” on TNT – 10pm ET/PT

Sunday, Nov. 13

  • “Four Christmases” on TBS – 4pm ET/PT
  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on TBS – 6pm ET/PT
  • “A Christmas Story” on TBS – 8pm ET/PT
  • “Elf” on TNT – 8pm ET/PT
  • “A Christmas Story” on TBS – 10pm ET/PT
  • “Elf” on TNT – 10pm ET/PT

Monday, Nov. 14

  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on TNT – 8pm ET/PT
  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on TNT – 11pm ET/PT

Thursday, Nov. 17

  • “Elf” on TNT – 8:30pm ET/PT

Friday, Nov. 18

  • “Four Christmases” on TNT – 6pm ET/PT
  • “Elf” on TNT – 8pm ET/PT

Saturday, Nov. 19

  • “The Holiday” on TNT – 2:15pm ET/PT
  • “Charlie & The Chocolate Factory” on TBS – 2:30pm ET/PT
  • “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” – 5pm ET/PT
  • “Four Christmases” on TNT – 5pm ET/PT
  • “The Year Without a Santa Claus” on TBS – 5:30pm ET/PT
  • “The Wizard of Oz” on TBS – 6:30pm ET/PT
  • “The Wizard of Oz” on TBS – 8:45pm ET/PT

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