News

CHRISTMAS TV: Holiday specials airing this weekend

CHRISTMAS TV: Holiday specials airing this weekend

'SOUND OF MUSIC:' NBC bumped the iconic Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life" to re-broadcast "The Sound of Music." Photo: Associated Press

Here’s a look at this weekend’s holiday programming. Check local listings for times and channels.

Friday, December 13

“Toy Story,” ABC Family
“Toy Story 2,” ABC Family
“Toy Story 3,” ABC Family
“Toy Story of TERROR!,” ABC Family

MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas


Saturday, December 14

“Frosty Returns,” CBS
Instead of airing “It’s a Wonderful Life” as previously planned, NBC announced it would re-air “The Sound of Music” Live. The musical, originally broadcast live on Dec. 5 and starring Carrie Underwood, garnered more than 18 million viewers but was met with mixed reaction. “It’s a Wonderful Life” is still slated to air on Christmas Eve on NBC.

Sunday, December 15

“All I Want for Christmas,” ION

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Maria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Open

Maria Sharapova of Russia chases down on a shot to Petra Martic of Croatia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China's Peng Shuai on Sunday.

in Sports

Cubs great Ernie Banks dies

File Photo: Ernie Banks 2013
Credit :	Travis Jourdain/WENN.com
Special Instructions :

The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Famer and two-time MVP Ernie Banks was 83 when he died Friday night. The team did not provide a cause of death.

in Sports

Belichick on deflated balls

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the sidelines in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Carolina Panthers, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls…

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

in Sports

Kobe to be re-examined before deciding injury fate

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) drives against New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 96-80.

Bryant was examined Friday in Los Angeles. He tore his rotator cuff Wednesday in New Orleans.

Bellingham Traffic