Advent Entertainment Calendar for You and Your Family — Week Two

muppet-christmas-carol-ffbThe second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 4, is upon us, as Catholics and other Christians prepare to celebrate the Nativity.

In addition to such traditional customs as the Advent Wreath and keeping an Advent Calendar, we’re adding in a viewing calendar of online and TV offerings to enjoy as a family over the holidays.

Take a look below at seven more days of festive fun …

December 4, Second Sunday of Advent:

“Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July” 10:05 a.m. ET/PT on Freeform and via the Freeform App – The ultimate Christmas crossover special featuring Rudolph and Frosty in stop-motion animation.

“Saving Santa” on Netflix – A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa’s Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa – twice.

“The Muppet Christmas Carol” on HBO Go and HBO Now, or on DVD from Netflix – The Muppets tell their version of the classic Dickens tale about a miser whose life is changed, all in one Christmas Eve.

December 6, Second Tuesday of Advent:

“A Fairly Odd Christmas” on Hulu – Timmy Turner’s been going overboard with his wish granting, and now that Christmas is just around the corner, there’s almost nothing left for Santa to do! Can he save Christmas and get off the naughty list too?

December 8, Second Thursday of Advent:

“Toy Story That Time Forgot” 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC (or below!) – It’s a post-Christmas play date, and the toys have to go up against the fearsome and aggressive new dino toys.

“Shrek the Halls” 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on ABC – This half-hour animated TV special features the Shrek characters putting their own spin on holiday traditions.

December 9, Second Friday of Advent:

“Albert” 7 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon and available on and the Nick AppThe network’s first original animated movie. based on the Big Golden Book about a tiny Douglas fir tree that goes on a journey to become the city’s most famous Christmas tree ever.



December 10, Second Saturday of Advent:

“Doc McStuffins: A Very McStuffins Christmas” on HuluDoc and her pals travel to Santa’s workshop in the North Pole.

Click here for part one and here for part three.

Images: Courtesy Walt Disney Productions/Jim Henson Productions; Big Golden Book

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