Christmas is a classic time for watching a lot of TV, but with more streaming services and TV channels than ever, it’s a bit overwhelming. Here we’ve rounded up what Sky has to offer by the way of Sky Cinema movie premieres and the popular Sky One channel.

There’s something for everyone with the likes of Dolittle arriving on both Cinema and One, along with some big football games available without needing Sky Sports. Also, check out our guides to the best Christmas TV and best Christmas movies.

Sky Christmas freebies

Before we look at some of the TV highlights, Sky has announced that The Santa Clause is available from Sky Store completely free of charge for Sky TV customers until 31 December.

There’s also free calls from your Sky Talk landline to anywhere in the world on 25th and 26th December - including to mobiles.

Furthermore, Sky Mobile customers will get two free days (also the 25th and 26th December) of unlimited data so you can stream or video call to your heart’s content.

Sky Cinema Christmas movies 2020

Here’s a list of the premieres arriving on Sky Cinema throughout December. Available via Sky Q or Sky Now TV with a Cinema Pass - normally £11.99 per month but you can take a 7-day free trial.

  • 4 Dec - Dolittle (2020)
  • 5 Dec - Emma (2020)
  • 6 Dec - Critical Thinking (2020)
  • 7 Dec - A Christmas Feast (2019)
  • 9 Dec - Love Sarah (2020)
  • 11 Dec - Little Women (2019)
  • 17 Dec - The Bay Of Silence
  • 18 Dec - Sonic The Hedgehog (2020)
  • 19 Dec - Happiest Season
  • 20 Dec - Misbehaviour (2020)
  • 21 Dec - Moomins and the Winter Wonderland (2017)
  • 22 Dec - Swimming For Gold
  • 23 Dec - Clemency (2020)
  • 24 Dec - Like A Boss (2020)
  • 25 Dec - Trolls World Tour (2020)
  • 26 Dec - Cats (2019)
  • 27 Dec - Downhill (2020)
  • 28 Dec - Centigrade (2020)
  • 29 Dec - The Iron Mask
  • 30 Dec - Repression (2020)
  • 31 Dec - Foxtrot Six

Sky One Christmas TV highlights

Christmas Eve

  • 6:15pm – Elf (2003)
  • 8:15pm – Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse
  • 9:45pm – Gremlins (1984)
  • 11:45pm – A League of Their Own: Christmas Party 2020

Christmas Day

  • 11am – Dr Seuss’ The Grinch Musical
  • 12:45am – The Simpsons (various Christmas episodes)
  • 5pm – Jack & the Beanstalk: After Ever After
  • 6pm – Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse
  • 9:10pm – Micky Flanagan: Back in the Game

Boxing Day

  • 12pm – Live SPFL, Rangers vs. Hibernian
  • 2:45pm – Live SPFL, Hamilton vs Celtic
  • 6:40pm – Dolittle (2020)
  • 9:05pm – Under Siege (1992)

27th December

  • 11:30am – Leeds vs Burnley 
  • 2pm  West Ham Utd vs Brighton
  • 6pm - Live World Darts Championship
  • 10pm - Gremlins (1984)

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