Great! Movies is a TV Channel in the UK (Available on Freeview 52, Sky 319, Virgin 424, and Freesat 303) will be converting their classic channel to movies for the festive holidays from the 8th September to Monday 2nd January 2023.  If you already want to get that festive feeling and want it 24 hours a day – its there ready and waiting/

“It’s never too early for Christmas!”



The 24-hour, feel-good, free-to-air channel will be bursting with non-stop Christmas spirit, showing heart-warmingly festive films, channel premieres, comfortingly cheesy Hallmark classics and much, much more.

From Thursday 8th September to Monday 2nd January 2023, you’ll be able to indulge in a festive feast of TV treats on the channel – Freeview 52, Sky 319, Virgin 424, and Freesat 303 (temporarily replacing GREAT! movies classic).

 All day and every day, there will be some classic delights and some surprising hidden gems of the christmas move genre. 

There are some exclusive channel premiere including –

  • The Mistletoe Promise
  • A Taste of Christmas
  • Christmas Cupcakes
  • Welcome to Christmas

Expect some family faces in those movies such as Mariah Carey in A Christmas Melody, Whoopi Goldberg in family film Call Me Claus, Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan and Suranne Jones in A Christmas Star, and Lesley Manville, John Hannah and Sylvester McCoy in The Christmas Candle.

Then some fun themed days like A Romantic Christmas and Santa Sunday

Our Thoughts

Over the years, we have seen some good daytime movies on this channel. We love that they have brought that festive feeling forward and cannot wait to check their schedule.


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So, if you can’t wait to kick off the festivities at ho ho ho-me, tune-in to GREAT! movies Christmas channel on Freeview 52, Sky 319, Virgin 424, and Freesat 303.

GREAT! movies christmas is the ultimate free-to-air pop-up channel, bursting with feel-good seasonal films 24/7. Get ready for a whole host of Christmas classics, new premieres and weekends jam-packed with movies for every festive theme.

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