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The weather outside may be frightful, but FOX’s programming sure will be delightful with this year’s new and returning Thanksgiving and holiday favorites.


Friday, Dec. 5


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Sunday, Dec. 7

the-simpsons-bannerTHE SIMPSONS (8:00 PM) – “I Won’t be Home For Christmas”

After Moe (Hank Azaria) convinces Homer (Dan Castellaneta) to stay out drinking on Christmas Eve, Homer begins a sad trek through a lonely Springfield, to make his way back home to his family.  An encore airs on Sunday, Dec. 21 (8:00 PM).

brooklyn-99-coverBROOKLYN NINE-NINE (8:30 PM) – “The Pontiac Bandit Returns”

The “Pontiac Bandit,” aka Doug Judy (guest star Craig Robinson), is back in custody, but Rosa (Stephanie Beatriz) discovers that Judy knows the whereabouts of the “Giggle Pig” drug leader. Meanwhile, Gina (Chelsea Peretti) and Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio) are nervous that their parents (guest stars Sandra Bernhard and Stephen Root) might be getting too close. Santiago (Melissa Fumero) makes Holt (Andre Braugher) a Christmas gift against his wishes. An encore airs on Wednesday, Dec. 24 (9:00 PM).

familyguy_homepage_header_1048x261_020720121050_020720120253FAMILY GUY (9:00 PM) – “The 2000-Year-Old Virgin”

After running into Jesus at the mall, Peter enlists Quagmire and Cleveland’s help to throw him the best birthday ever, but is shocked at Jesus’ request to make the night special.  .An encore airs on Sunday, Dec. 21 (9:00 PM).

4910BOB’S BURGERS (9:30 PM) – “Father of the Bob”

The family is invited to Bob’s dad’s Christmas party, and Bob is forced to step inside his father’s diner for the first time in 20 years. In the basement, the kids compete for a “mistle-tony” – the award for best homemade gift. Guest voices include Bill Hader, Carl Reiner, Nick Offerman and Jordan Peele. An encore airs Sunday, Dec. 21 (7:00  PM).

Tuesday, Dec. 9

7529NEW GIRL (9:00 PM) – “LAXmas”

When the gang arrives at the airport to go their separate ways for the holidays, they find they may be home alone when a winter storm traps them at LAX. Billy Eichner (“Billy on the Street”) and Barry Bostwick (“Spin City”) guest-star. An encore airs Tuesday, Dec. 23 (8:00 PM).

the-mindy-project-1-w724THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30 PM) – “Christmas”

As the holidays approach, Mindy (Mindy Kaling) wonders if Danny (Chris Messina) is about to propose and a case of mistaken identity leads Morgan (Ike Barinholtz) on the perfect date.  Julia Stiles (“Dexter”) guests stars.  An encore airs Tuesday, Dec. 23 (8:30 PM).

Friday, Dec. 12


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Sunday, Dec. 14

the-simpsons-bannerTHE SIMPSONS (8:00 PM) – “White Christmas Blues”

In an encore episode, Springfield is inundated with holiday revelers after the nuclear power plant springs a radiation leak, causing snow to fall all over town. When the tourists drive up Christmas shopping prices, Marge (Julie Kavner) opens up the Simpsons’ house to boarders.

familyguy_homepage_header_1048x261_020720121050_020720120253FAMILY GUY (9:00 PM) – “Christmas Guy”

In an encore episode Peter infuses Lois’s (Alex Borstein) dad with the holiday spirit, while Stewie (MacFarlane) learns the meaning of confession.

Friday, Dec. 19


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Sunday, Dec. 21

 19614MULANEY (7:30 PM) – “It’s A Wonderful Home Alone”

John’s (John Mulaney) resentment of actor Macaulay Culkin dampens his Christmas spirit; Lou (Martin Short) is worried when his rival, network host Jesse Tyler Munoz (guest star Nick Kroll) announces a competing holiday special and Andre (Zack Pearlman) is mistaken for a puppet.

brooklyn-99-coverBROOKLYN NINE-NINE (8:30 PM) – “Christmas”

In an encore episode, Jake is assigned to protect Holt (Andre Braugher) when death threats are sent his way. Amidst the chaos, Amy attempts to coordinate a Christmas photo for the squad.

4910BOB’S BURGERS (9:30 PM) – “Christmas in the Car”

In an encore episode, after purchasing a last-minute tree, the Belcher family spends Christmas Eve trying to outrun a truck shaped like a giant candy cane. Back at home, Uncle Teddy (Larry Murphy), accidentally gets stuck in the kids’ Santa trap.

Tuesday, Dec. 23

7529 NEW GIRL (9:00 PM) – “Thanksgiving III”

In an encore episode, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) and the gang’s survival skills are put to the test when Nick (Jake Johnson) takes them camping for Thanksgiving.


the-mindy-project-1-w724THE MINDY PROJECT (9:30 PM) – “Christmas Party Sex Trap”

In an encore episode, Mindy throws a Christmas party in an attempt to spend time with Cliff (guest star Glenn Howerton), but everything goes completely sideways.


Friday, Dec. 26

ice ageICE AGE: A MAMMOTH CHRISTMAS (8:00 PM) – Encore

An encore of the holiday classic that aired on Sunday, Nov. 30.


Wednesday, Dec. 31

pitbull nyePITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION (8:00-10:00 PM Live and continues from 11:00 PM-12:30 AM ET Live)

Forget the cold and grab the confetti because FOX and Pitbull are ringing in the New Year LIVE from the sandy beaches of America’s hottest city – Miami! Pitbull will perform and be joined by some of his favorite A-list musicians, DJs and celebrity friends for this unforgettable live event. PITBULL’S NEW YEAR’S REVOLUTION will spotlight some of today’s most talented artists and will feature live performances and a countdown to 2015 for the night’s coolest celebration.

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