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Binge watching has become a natural part of everyday life; the only problem is, who has enough time to binge watch? Thankfully, the upcoming holidays mean TV networks are providing a slew of programming that will last hours on end. Missing out on Inigo Montoya action? SundanceTV has you covered. Hoping for an endless stream of schmaltzy romance movies? Hallmark and Lifetime has got you covered – in spades.

Here are some of the finest movie and television marathons that will occur over Dec. 24 and Dec. 25; all times are Eastern Standard.

Wednesday, Dec. 24

ABC Family Christmas movie marathon

Snow, Jack Frost, The Polar Express, Home Alone, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Elf

11 a.m. – 11 p.m, ABC Family

AMC Christmas movie marathon

The Nativity Story, Miracle on 34th Street, White Christmas, The Santa Clause 2

9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m, AMC

Doctor Who

8 a.m. – 6 a.m. the next day, BBC America

Sex and the City

12 p.m. 7 p.m, E!

Hallmark Christmas movie marathon

Catch a Christmas Star, The Christmas Spirit, The Christmas Parade, Eve’s Christmas, A Bride for Christmas, A Boyfriend for Christmas, Christmas With Holly, Best Christmas Party Ever, Northpole

6 a.m. midnight, Hallmark

Batman original TV show marathon

6 a.m. – 5 p.m., IFC

Lifetime Christmas movie marathon

A Country Christmas Story, Kristin’s Christmas Past, A Dad for Christmas, Dear Secret Santa, Love at the Christmas Table, All About Christmas Eve, Christmas With the Kranks, Holiday Switch

8 a.m. – 4 a.m. the next day, Lifetime

Oprah: Where Are They Now?

1 p.m. – 8 p.m, OWN

Veronica Mars marathon

9 a.m. 6 p.m, Pivot

A Christmas Story marathon

8 p.m. – 8 p.m. the next day, TBS/TNT

TCM Christmas movie marathon

It Happened on 5th Avenue, I’ll Be Seeing You, The Shop Around the Corner, Meet Me in St. Louis, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Christmas in Connecticut

12 p.m. 12 a.m., TCM

Thursday, Dec. 25

Duck Dynasty

7 a.m. – 12 a.m., A&E

ABC Family Christmas movie marathon

Home Alone, Rudolph’s Shiny New Year, Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town, The Year Without Santa Claus, Disney Prep & Landing, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Elf, Home Alone

11 a.m. – 11 p.m, ABC Family

Doctor Who

8:30 a.m. 9 p.m, followed by the new special “Last Christmas” at 9 p.m, BBC America

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown

12 a.m. – 12 a.m. the next day, CNN

A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas

12 a.m. 8 p.m, FXX

Hallmark Christmas movie marathon

Christmas at Cartwright’s, Catch a Christmas Star, Angels and Ornaments, The Christmas Parade, Debbie Macomber’s Mr. Miracle, One Starry Christmas, Angels and Ornaments, Angels Sing, The Nine Lives of Christmas, Best Christmas Party Ever, A Cookie Cutter Christmas

12 a.m.– 12 a.m. the next day, Hallmark

Batman original TV show marathon

6 a.m. 5 p.m, IFC

Lifetime Christmas movie marathon

Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, Christmas Angel, A Christmas Proposal, The Road to Christmas, Comfort and Joy, All She Wants for Christmas, 12 Men of Christmas, The Santa Con

8 a.m. 12 a.m., Lifetime

Friday Night Lights

7 a.m. 7 p.m, Pivot


3 p.m. 11 p.m, Starz

The Princess Bride

1 p.m. 2 a.m, SundanceTV

Syfy Snow monster movie marathon

Rage of the Yeti, Yeti, Abominable Snowman, Ice Twisters, The 12 Disasters of Christmas, Snowmageddon, Christmas Icetastrophe, Ice Quake

9 a.m. – 1 a.m. the next day, SyFy

A Christmas Story

12 a.m.– 8 p.m, TBS/TNT

Chrisley Knows Best

12 a.m. – 10 a.m, USA