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Christmas TV 2019: Channel 4 and E4 announce festive shows

Get your comfy PJ’s on, grab a hot chocolate and get ready to binge watch your favourite telly shows as Channel 4 unveil this years festive TV line-up.

It’s the most wonderful TV time of the year….

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Buy It Now for Christmas – 4x 60 minute shows

Get ready to join Rylan Clark-Neal this holiday season as he hosts ‘Buy It Now for Christmas’. The series will show inventors across the UK pitch their product idea to an audience of real shoppers and get feedback from well-known retailers including Amazon Launchpad.

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas 2019 – 15×60 for C4 (daytime), 1×60 (peak)

Kitstie is back on our screens once again this Christmas as she spreads a little craft cheer. Across three festive weeks on daytime, you’ll see craft contestant also going head to head to be crowned winner of 15 craft competitions.

C4 – Jamie’s Best Christmas Ever – 1x 60 minute episode

Jamie is back creating festive treats yule simply love.

Child Genius Vs Celebrities Christmas Special – 1x 60 minuite special

In this special festive edition of Child Genius, four famous faces are pitched against four of the most formidable competitors in the history of Child Genius, in a battle to see who is the brightest.

Made in Chelsea: Buenos Aires – 4x 60 minute shows on E4

Join the MIC cast as they take their dramas over to the sunshine. Join Jamie, Liv and all other favourites for a Christmas to remember.

Amazing Spaces Northern Lights Adventure – 1x 60 minute show

In this snowy special of George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, George and master-craftsman Will Hardie explore the fantastic hidden architectural gems that Finland has to offer.

The Undateables at Christmas – 1x 60 minute special

The Undateables return with more yuletide festivities. Catch up with familiar faces and see which couples are going from strength to strength.

Don’t Tell the Bride at Christmas – 1x 60 minute show

In this Christmas special, laid back Liam is planning to wow his bride with a wintry white wedding, but will all go to plan?

Food Unwrapped: Christmas Survival Guide – 1x 60 minute

Food Unwrapped will be your ultimate yuletide survival guide when it comes to your wallet and waistline. Jimmy Doherty investigates whether we should be splashing out on expensive champagne, or could we just try a sneaky shortcut with some white wine and a sodastream?.

8 Out of Ten Cats Christmas – 1x 60munite show

Jimmy Carr is joined with tam captains Rob Beckett and Sara Pascoe for a fun filled evening. Guest starts include Emily Atack and Jamie Laing.

Rob Beckett’s Savage Socials at Christmas – 1x 60 minute show

Funny man Rob Beckett brings us all the yule-tide laughter from the festive week.

Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast

Jamie & Jimmy will be joined by celebrity guests to cook up favourite Christmas dishes.

Alternative Christmas Message

Back for 2019, The alternative to the Queen’s annual televised message is still yet to announce its presenter, but who can top Danny Dyer?…

The Tiger Who Came To Tea – 1x 60 minute show

The tea-guzzling tiger, who turns up unannounced and eats and drinks Sophie and mummy out of house, home and bathwater before disappearing into the night, has been delighting generations of children and parents in the much-loved picture book by Judith Kerr.

The Great Christmas Bake Off – 1x 75 minute

Noel, Sandi, Prue and Paul are back in the tent for their traditional Christmas get-together.

First Dates at Christmas – 1x 60 minute show

Fred and the team are escaping the bright lights of the city for the British countryside for a romantic festive first dates.

Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2019 – 1x 120 minute show

As always, Jimmy will be ably assisted by a panel of top celebrity teams and a series of superstar question setters including Mitchell Brook Primary School, Charles Dance and Jon Snow

So eat, drink, be merry and get your TV planners at the ready.

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