ITV Christmas schedule – Soaps, movies and specials

ITV Christmas 2019 schedule - Emmerdale, Coronation Street, specials

ITV has confirmed it’s Christmas 2019 schedule – here is all you need to know.


With less than three weeks to go now until Christmas, ITV has confirmed its festive line up of soaps, movies and specials.

They include classic films like Elf and Santa Claus as well as feature length instalments of Emmerdale and Coronation Street.

Plus, there will be a series of specials from Tipping Point, The Chase and Who Wants to be a Millionaire on Christmas Day. And In The Chase: Bloopers on Christmas Eve viewers will get to see outtakes and bloopers galore featuring The Governess, The Beast, The Vixen, The Sinnerman and The Dark Destroyer.

In the run up to Christmas Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix are back together as this time we see the trio head to Morocco in Gordon, Gino and Fred: A Christmas Roadtrip (23rd Dec), as they take on more food challenges on this new road trip.

Take Me Out (14th & 28th Dec) turns on the lights once again with two specials, with further highlights including Celebrity Catchphrase (22nd Dec), Tenable All Stars Christmas Special (29th Dec), In For A Christmas Penny (21st Dec) and a Christmas special of This Morning (20th Dec).

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are teaming up once again in Ball and Boe: A Very Merry Christmas (20th Dec) while Alan Carr is hosting a games night that sees six celebrities take seats on his sofas for a raucous entertainment show which looks back at the good, the cringe and the unbelievable events of the year in Alan Carr’s Celebrity Re-Play 2019 (30th Dec).


Meanwhile, returning for 2020 is the new series of Dancing on Ice and fans are in for a treat with this one-off festive show Dancing on Ice at Christmas (22nd Dec) where all the celebrity and professional skaters will be seen on the ice for the first time.

See the full Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day schedules below…

Christmas Eve

12:40 How the Grinch Stole Christmas
14:40 Santa Claus
16:45 News, Regional News and Weather
17:15 Elf
19:00 Emmerdale
19:30 The Chase: Bloopers 2019
20:30 Coronation Street
21:00 The Jonathan Ross Show
22:00 Not the Robbie Williams Christmas Show


Christmas Day

14:00 Coronation Street at Christmas
15:00 The Queen
15:10 Shrek the Halls
15:40 The Chase: Bloopers 2019
16:40 News and Weather
17:00 Tipping Point: Lucky Stars
18:00 The Chase Celebrity Special
19:00 Emmerdale
20:00 Coronation Street
21:00 Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Celebrity Special
22:20 Gordon, Gino and Fred: Christmas Road Trip


Boxing Day

12:50 ITV Racing: Live from Kempton
15:30 Tipping Point
16:00 Tenable All Stars
17:00 News and Weather
17:15 In for a Penny
18:00 Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs
19:00 Emmerdale
20:00 Coronation Street
20:30 Skyfall



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