Christmas UK TV In 2019

Christmas Premiere Dates On UK TV

Christmas Premiere Dates On UK TV

Below is a collection of the Christmas 2019 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 2020, check out the UK Air Dates page here!

Highlights For Christmas 2019 On UK TV

December 2019

Jamie's Easy Christmas Countdown - Channel 4
15 December 2019 at 8:00 pm
Jamie Oliver offers his stress-free guide to enjoying the build-up to Christmas
Romesh's Look Back to the Future - Sky One
17 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
Romesh Ranganathan is back once again for a comedy special 365 days in the making
A League of Their Own's Christmas Special - Sky One
19 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
The ALOTO boys are back for another spectacular festive special
Ball & Boe: A Very Merry Christmas - ITV
20 December 2019 at 9:30 pm
The iconic duo will perform exciting new material alongside some Christmas favourites
In the Long Run: Christmas Special - Sky One
20 December 2019 at 10:00 pm
It’s Christmas on the Eastbridge Estate!
A Christmas Carol - BBC One
22 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
Steven Knight’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ Adaptation Starring Guy Pearce
Dance on Ice at Christmas - ITV
22 December 2019 at 7:00 pm
Special Christmas extravaganza
Gordon, Gino & Fred: Christmas Road Trip Three Unwise Men - ITV
23 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
After their European adventures Gordon, Gino and Fred are in the desert, searching for the spirit of the festive season in Morocco… a land of snakes, saffron… and camels!
Don’t Tell the Bride at Christmas - E4
23 December 2019 at 8:00 pm
Christmas special
Still Open All Hours Christmas Special - BBC One
23 December 2019 at 8:30 pm
Still Open All Hours is still open over Christmas
The Reluctant Landlord Christmas Special - Sky One
23 December 2019 at 10:00 pm
Romesh is still a reluctant landlord
Cinderella: After Ever After - Sky One
24 December 2019 at 8:00 pm
What happens when Cinderella's fairy tale ends
Martin's Close - BBC Four
24 December 2019 at 10:00 pm
Peter Capaldi star in an adaptation of M.R. James' chilling short story
Not Going Out: Driving Home For Christmas - BBC One
24 December 2019 at 10:00 pm
Lee Mack comedy returns for Christmas
The Jonathan Ross Christmas Show - ITV
24 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
Jonathan Ross gets Christmassy
The Tiger Who Came To Tea - Channel 4
24 December 2019 at 7:30 pm
Adaptation of Judith Kerr's book
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Celebrity Special - ITV
25 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
Jeremy Clarkson hosts a very special Christmas edition of the world’s biggest quiz.
Call The Midwife - BBC One
25 December 2019 at 7:00 pm
A bout of influenza sweeps through Nonnatus House
Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special - BBC One
25 December 2019 at 8:30 pm
Back after 10yrs
Michael McIntyre’s Big Christmas Show - BBC One
25 December 2019 at 6:00 pm
Michael McIntyre gets festive
Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special' - BBC One
25 December 2019 at 4:40 pm
Strictly at Christmas
The Great Christmas Bake Off - Channel 4
25 December 2019 at 7:10 pm
Bake Off at Christmas
The Snail And The Whale - BBC One
25 December 2019 at 2:30 pm
Adaptation of the book by the creators of 'The Gruffalo'
Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs at Christmas - ITV
26 December 2019 at 6:00 pm
Paul O'Grady returns once again to Battersea Dogs and Home.
Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2019 - Channel 4
26 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
The Big Fat Quiz returns again
Mimi And The Mountain Dragon - BBC One
26 December 2019 at 3:20 pm
Based on Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book
Worzel Gummidge: The Scarecrow Of Scatterbrook - BBC One
26 December 2019 at 6:20 pm
Mackenzie Crook's adaptation of the Barbara Euphan Todd novels
Richard Osman’s World Cup of the Decade - Channel 4
27 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
Richard Osman look back and celebrate the very best of the past ten years across various categories including: Film, TV show, Song, & Celebrity
Worzel Gummidge: The Green Man - BBC One
27 December 2019 at 7:00 pm
Mackenzie Crook's adaptation of the Barbara Euphan Todd novels
Top Gear Christmas Special - BBC Two
29 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
The team sets off on a high-altitude trek from Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, to the Forbidden City of Lo Manthang
The Last Leg of the Year - Channel 4
31 December 2019 at 9:00 pm
It's... well, The Last Leg of the Year

January 2020

Doctor Who - BBC One
1 January 2020 at 6:55 pm
The Doctor returns for Season 12
Dracula - BBC One
1 January 2020 at 9:00 pm
A new version of the classic Dracula from Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
Mrs Brown’s Boys New Year’s Special - BBC One
1 January 2020 at 10:30 pm
Mrs Brown returns with her boys
The Big Fat Quiz of The Decade - Channel 4
2 January 2020 at 9:00 pm
Big Fat Quiz gets fatter