NOTE: This is YardBarker’s top 25 Chrismas TV Specials list. | Papa DOES NOT endorse all of TV specials listed below
What does the Christmas season usher in? From festive trees and thoughtful gifts to the quintessential TV specials, we’re not referring to mere Christmas episodes of TV series, although those are undoubtedly enjoyable. Our focus is on the elaborate productions known as Christmas television specials. While some may have roots in TV shows, these specials transcend the typical episode, airing under a distinct name and boasting a longer duration. Over the decades of American television, numerous Christmas specials have graced our screens. Here, we present the cream of the crop – the top 25 that have stood out over the years.