Christmas UK TV In 2020

Christmas Premiere Dates On UK TV

Christmas Premiere Dates On UK TV

Below is a collection of the Christmas 2020 premiere dates for one-off shows coming to UK TV over the festive period. For all the regular shows, tv premieres and upcoming shows in 2021, check out the UK Air Dates page here!

Highlights For Christmas 2020 On UK TV

December 2020

Animal Park At Christmas - BBC One
14 December 2020 at 11:00 am
Animal Park is returning to celebrate a magical Christmas at Longleat Safari Park.
Food Unwrapped's Festive Feast - Channel 4
14 December 2020 at 8:00 pm
From starter through to cheese board, all the secrets to getting the most out of your feast are unwrapped.
The Real Full Monty on Ice - ITV
14 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
A new line-up of brave celebrities will perform their routines by doing the full monty on ICE, in a winter wonderland spectacular...
Inside KFC At Christmas - Channel 4
15 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Christmas at KFC - a time for gravy, Christmas jumpers and carols round the deep fat fryer.
Christmas At Highclere Castle - Channel 4
16 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas at one of the UK's grandest castles
Gordon, Gino and Fred: Desperately Seeking Santa - ITV
16 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Gordon, Gino and Fred are getting together for another extraordinary culinary Christmas adventure
There’s Something About Movies: Christmas Special - Sky One
16 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
There’s nothing like a good Christmas movie, and rest assured, this will be nothing like a good Christmas movie.
A League of Their Own: Christmas Special - Sky One
17 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
League of Their Own boys aren’t going to let a global pandemic stop their festive fun.
Celebrity Juice Christmas Special - ITV2
17 December 2020 at 10:00 pm
Keith Lemon is back with the Christmas special of Celebrity Juice alongside team captains Laura Whitmore and Emily Atack.
The Russell Howard Hour: Christmas Special - Sky One
17 December 2020 at 10:00 pm
Russell Howard takes a look back at the year
The Savoy at Christmas - ITV
17 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
The Savoy opens its famous revolving doors to the cameras for this brand new Christmas Special
George Clarke's Amazing Spaces: Winter World Tour - Channel 4
18 December 2020 at 8:00 pm
George Clarke and Will Hardie visit Norway, Finland, the Alps and Canada to check out some amazing winter designs
Devon and Cornwall At Christmas - Channel 4
20 December 2020 at 7:00 pm
Back to the lofty moors and craggy coastline to celebrate the festive season with some familiar faces.
Dr. Suess' The Grinch Musical! - Sky One
20 December 2020 at 6:00 pm
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Channel 4
21 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Christmas episode
Little Mix: Live at the O2 - Sky One
21 December 2020 at 1:00 pm
Little Mix live concert
Upstart Crow - BBC Two
21 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Shakespeare is forced to stay home as the plague hits London.
All Creatures Great And Small - Channel 5
22 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Christmas special with the vets.
The Goes Wrong Show: The Nativity - BBC One
22 December 2020 at 7:00 pm
The Cornley Drama Society undertake another ambitious endeavour
After Ever After: Jack and the Beanstalk - Sky One
23 December 2020 at 8:00 pm
What happened after Jack felled the giant beanstalk and defeated the giant.
First Dates At Christmas - Channel 4
23 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Fred Sirieix and his team head for the British countryside to celebrate love in the most festive of locations.
Ghosts - BBC One
23 December 2020 at 8:30 pm
Christmas special with the ghosts.
King Gary - BBC One
23 December 2020 at 10:00 pm
Gary deals with the Butterchurn Crescent Christmas Lights Display
Motherland - BBC Two
23 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Christmas trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood.
Snackmasters: Quality Street Festive Special - Channel 4
23 December 2020 at 8:00 pm
Two leading kitchen talents the task of replicating a Christmas favourite.
A Baby Reindeer's First Christmas - Channel 4
24 December 2020 at 6:40 pm
Follows a group of young reindeer preparing for their first-ever Christmas in Scotland.
Birds Of A Feather - ITV
24 December 2020 at 9:15 pm
The Birds Of A Feather reunite for a festive special (minus Pauline Quirke)
One Night In Hamleys - Channel 4
24 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Romesh Ranganathan, Rob Beckett and Tom Allen are locked overnight in the world-famous toy shop Hamleys.
Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse - Sky One
24 December 2020 at 8:15 pm
A heartwarming comedy drama telling the story of how a lonely young boy sets off on a big adventure to meet his favourite author, one Beatrix Potter
The Great Christmas Bake Off 2020 - Channel 4
24 December 2020 at 7:40 pm
Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and Matt Lucas are joined by Bake Off: The Professionals host Tom Allen as they celebrate Christmas.
The Simpsons - Sky One
24 December 2020 at 5:30 pm
A Springfield Summer for Christmas
The Snowman - E4
24 December 2020 at 7:55 pm
Raymond Briggs's classic Christmas story.
The Snowman And The Snowdog - E4
24 December 2020 at 8:30 pm
The charming animated sequel to Raymond Briggs's classic The Snowman.
Worzel Gummidge: Saucy Nancy - BBC One
24 December 2020 at 5:55 pm
A new Worzel Gummidge movie.
Alternative Christmas Message - Channel 4
25 December 2020 at 3:25 pm
This year's Alternative Christmas Message explores the question of trust in an era dominated by fake news.
Call The Midwife - BBC One
25 December 2020 at 7:40 pm
The Midwives return.
Escape to the Chateau At Christmas - Channel 4
25 December 2020 at 8:10 pm
The team prepare to celebrate a family Christmas in France.
Gogglebox 2020 - Channel 4
25 December 2020 at 9:10 pm
Britain's favourite opinionated TV viewers share their sharp, insightful, passionate and sometimes emotional critiques of the year's biggest and best shows.
Mrs Brown's Boys - BBC One
25 December 2020 at 10:00 pm
The Christmas special.
Quentin Blake's Clown - Channel 4
25 December 2020 at 7:40 pm
Animated Christmas special narrated by Helena Bonham Carter. Inspired by the classic children's book of the same name.
Zog And The Flying Doctors - BBC One
25 December 2020 at 2:35 pm
Animated adaptation based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2020 - Channel 4
26 December 2020 at 9:05 pm
Question master Jimmy Carr is joined by a panel of celebrity quizzers - James Acaster, Stacey Solomon, David Mitchell, Maya Jama, Richard Ayoade and Joe Lycett.
Death To 2020 - Netflix
27 December 2020 at 8:00 am
Charlie Brooker takes on 2020.
The Supervet At Christmas - Channel 4
27 December 2020 at 8:00 pm
It's Christmas time at Fitzpatrick Referrals.
Two Doors Down - BBC Two
28 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Christmas at Latimer Crescent.
Celebrity Snoop Dogs At Christmas - Channel 4
29 December 2020 at 7:00 pm
A new pack of Celebrity Snoop Dogs assemble for some festive, tail-wagging tours of their celebrity owners' homes.
Jamie And Jimmy's Festive Feast - Channel 4
29 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty kick start the New Year celebrations with a special edition of Friday Night Feast.
A Year At Jimmy's Farm - Channel 4
30 December 2020 at 7:00 pm
This special episode returns to Jimmy Doherty's Suffolk farm and wildlife park where there's festive spirit in the air.
Not Going Out - BBC One
30 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
The Christmas special.
The Last Leg Of The Year - Channel 4
31 December 2020 at 9:00 pm
An extra-special two-hour extravaganza to say goodbye - and good riddance - to 2020.

January 2021

Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks - BBC One
1 January 2021 at 6:45 pm
The Doctor returns.
Mrs Brown's Boys - BBC One
1 January 2021 at 10:00 pm
The New Year's special.
Taskmaster New Year's Treat - Channel 4
1 January 2021 at 9:00 pm
For the first time ever, the almighty Taskmaster Greg Davies welcomes five new faces from the worlds of TV, film, radio, dance and journalism, to set them a series of ludicrous challenges in a one-off festive special.