'Tis The Season For Wholesome Entertainment

December 22, 2019
The season for bundled-up binge watching is back. And we’re prepping ourselves for some spectacular TV time with family and friends.

Holiday specials and films have been a huge part of entertainment for over a hundred years. In 1898, the aptly titled film ‘Santa Claus’ featured for the first time; it’s run time was just over one minute long. Here's the actual film itself. the first ever holiday film. Enjoy: 


Then in 1946, we got what remains to be the single greatest Christmas movie of all time – It’s a Wonderful Life. I mean what else? What holiday movie could possibly top that? It isn’t happy and cheerful as you would expect it to be, but hey, it incorporates everything this magical season is about – and that should count.

And then there’s everyone favorite seasonal movie – Die Hard (1988). Yes, Die Hard is a Christmas movie and we love it! (Don’t @ us)


It’s safe to say that holiday movies have evolved much since then.

TV Channels and studios all over the world gear up months in advance to launch perfectly curated holiday movies and Christmas movies throughout the month of December for the entire family to enjoy.

Picture this… snow, bright and beautiful streetlights of New York City - all the best holiday movies are set here, made famous by classics like the Home Alone series and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Special shout out to Love Actually which is quite an underrated/overrated holiday movie (depending on whom you ask).


Here are some holiday specials you can expect to watch on OSN with us:

Friends Holiday Special
Sunday to Thursday, 2000hrs KSA (1 – 24 December)
Catch double bills of the iconic sitcom every weekday at 2000hrs KSA until 24 December. Celebrate the holiday season and 25 years of FRIENDS all the way until Christmas eve.

Very Cavallari Holiday Special
Sunday, 29 December at 2100hrs KSA
Join TV star-turned-entrepreneur Kristin Cavallari, her family and her young, sexy staff as this savvy businesswoman and style icon celebrates the most wonderful time of the year!

Disney XD Christmas Episodes
Monday to Friday, 16 December onwards at 1700hrs KSA
Catch the coolest Christmas episodes from kids favorite shows like Milo Murphy’s Law, Phineas and Ferb, Star vs The Forces of Evil, Big City Greens and Duck Tales.



Nickelodeon Friday Holiday Movie Marathon
Little ones can join us for the funnest holiday movie marathon of them all! Every Friday, Nickelodeon will feature classics like Rufus, Lost in the West, Tiny Christmas, Albert: The Little Tree With Big Dreams, Blurt and so much more. Don’t miss out on this holiday extravaganza your kids are sure to love.


New Year’s Eve Marathon
31 December, all day
Let’s bring in the new year with all the excitement and entertainment OSN has to offer. Kids can enjoy content from fun shows like Barney & Friends, Strawberry Shortcake and Talking Tom & Friends.

Have a spectacular holiday season, everyone!


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