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NEW STREAMING LIBRARY PREMIERES, ICONIC ANNIVERSARIES, TIMELESS CLASSICS AND GREATEST HITS TO REVISIT

Celebrate the Huludays this season with streaming premieres of "A Christmas Frequency," "Reporting for Christmas," "The Jingle Bell Jubilee," and "Meet Me Under the Mistletoe," as well as iconic anniversaries for "Elf" (20th Anniversary), "Die Hard" (35th Anniversary), Four Christmases" (15th Anniversary), "Jack Frost" (25th Anniversary) and much more! Be sure to check out classics from Huludays-past including "Happiest Season," "Menorah in the Middle," FX's "A Christmas Carol" and more.

NEW PREMIERES


A CHRISTMAS FREQUENCY (2023)

"A Christmas Frequency" stars Denise Richards as a morning radio show host, who is struggling in both her personal life - secretly separating from her husband (James Hyde) - and at work, with the ratings of her show dropping. When she's set up on a series of blind dates as a way to save the show, things get interesting when one man (Jonathan Stoddard) is both a man she's actually interested in and someone who has also applied to be her date.

(Streaming Thursday, November 2)

REPORTING FOR CHRISTMAS (2023)

"Reporting for Christmas" follows Mary (Tamara Feldman), a serious reporter who's forced to take a break from her political beat when her boss Hank (D.B. Sweeney) assigns her a puff piece about a small-town toy company. While on assignment, she meets the handsome and charming toy manufacturer Blake (Matt Trudeau).

(Streaming Thursday, November 2)

EVERY DAY IS CHRISTMAS (2018)

Inspired by the Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol," shrewd money manager Alexis Taylor (Toni Braxton) gets the holiday visit of a lifetime. A self-proclaimed workaholic who "humbugs" love, Alexis ends up embracing the spirit of Christmas when her past, present, and future collide, forcing her to risk the one thing money can't buy: her heart.

(Streaming Thursday, November 2)

MERRY LIDDLE CHRISTMAS (2019)

Inspired by her own recent Christmas catastrophe, Kelly Rowland plays Jacquie- a successful, super-together single tech entrepreneur whose messy family descends on her gleaming new dream home for the holidays. Christmas traditions collide and family drama ensues as she struggles to keep her house together in time for a glossy video shoot of "the perfect Christmas." On top of that, the possibility of romance with a new neighbor has Jacquie questioning all her dating rules, so even though this isn't the Christmas she envisioned, it might just be the most magical one yet.

(Streaming Thursday, November 2)

THE JINGLE BELL JUBILEE (2023)

Middle school teacher Nicole is in for a surprise when her new student just happens to be the daughter of her high school crush, Seth. The two work to save the town's charity all while trying not to fall for each other all over again. Featuring Erin Agostino, Marshall Williams.

(Streaming Sunday, December 3)

MEET ME UNDER THE MISTLETOE (2023)

Rival real estate agents both make the exact same wish during the first snow of the winter: to win the most coveted listing in town. As the business competitors begrudgingly work together, they learn this house comes with a special commission: love. Featuring Sarah Fisher, Simon Arblaster.

(Streaming Saturday, December 9)

ICONIC ANNIVERSARIES


ELF (2003) (20TH ANNIVERSARY)

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.

(Streaming Thursday, November 23)

DIE HARD (1988) (35TH ANNIVERSARY)

New York City policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it. Very soon McClane realizes that there's no one to save the hostages -- but him.

(Now Streaming through Thursday, November 30)

FOUR CHRISTMASES (2008) (15TH ANNIVERSARY)

When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad (Vince Vaughn) and Kate (Reese Witherspoon) must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all.

(Streaming Thursday, November 23)

JACK FROST (1998) (25TH ANNIVERSARY)

As a touring musician clinging to dreams of stardom, aging rocker Jack Frost (Michael Keaton) never had much time for his wife, Gabby (Kelly Preston), and young son, Charlie (Joseph Cross). A year after Jack's tragic death in a car accident on Christmas Day, Charlie plays a mournful tune on his father's harmonica. Much to his surprise, the elder Frost is magically brought to life as a snowman on the family lawn. Given a second chance, Charlie and Jack struggle to make up for lost time.

(Streaming Thursday, November 23)

THE NUTCRACKER (1993) (30TH ANNIVERSARY)

In this live-action adaptation of Tchaikovsky's fantastical ballet, young Marie (Jessica Lynne Cohen) awakens to find that toys and mice have grown much larger, and a villainous rodent ruler begins to torment her. Coming to Marie's aid, however, is the Nutcracker Prince (Macaulay Culkin) who protects her from the evil mouse amidst lively dance sequences. Also inhabiting this dreamy realm is the Sugarplum Fairy (Darci Kistler) and her dashing cavalier (Damian Woetzel).

(Now Streaming)

CLASSIC PREMIERES


ADAM SANDLER'S EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS (2002)

Davey Stone (Adam Sandler), a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far. In keeping with the holiday spirit, the judge gives Davey one last chance at redemption -- spend the holiday performing community service as the assistant referee for the youth basketball league or go to jail. Davey thinks he's gotten off easy until he meets Whitey Duvall, the eccentric, elf-like head referee.

(Now Streaming)

THE MISTLE-TONES (2012)

Holly (Tia Mowry) all set to audition for the newly vacated spot in a local Christmas group founded by her late mother. When the slot goes to the best friend of the group's leader, Marci (Tori Spelling), Holly sets out to create her own musical group - The Mistle-Tones.

(Now Streaming)

DECK THE HALLS (2006)

Steve (Matthew Broderick), suburban dad and Christmas enthusiast, finds a wrinkle in his well-ordered existence with the arrival of his new neighbor Danny (Danny DeVito). Danny has big dreams and plans to illuminate his house with enough holiday lights to make it visible from space. Not to be outdone, Steve declares a war of one-upmanship with Danny that threatens to drag the Christmas spirit through the slush.

(Now Streaming)

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1947)

In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain's main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity.

(Now Streaming)

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1994)

Six-year-old Susan Walker (Mara Wilson) is skeptical of the Christmas myth surrounding Santa Claus, a trait she perhaps learned from her mother, Dorey (Elizabeth Perkins). When tasked with hiring the Santa who will pose with kids at Macy's, Dorey enlists a man with the curious name of Kris Kringle (Richard Attenborough) who claims to be Santa himself. His assertions are met with scoffs and threats of institutionalization, but a young lawyer, along with Susan and Dorey, comes to his defense.

(Now Streaming)

THE FAMILY STONE (2005)

Everett Stone (Dermot Mulroney) wants to bring his girlfriend, Meredith Morton (Sarah Jessica Parker), to meet his bohemian Connecticut family at Christmas. Straitlaced Meredith, feeling she needs backup, asks her sister Julie (Claire Danes) to come along. Hoping to win the approval of her boyfriend's parents Sybil (Diane Keaton) and Kelly (Craig T. Nelson) and the rest of the family, instead Meredith succeeds only in highlighting her uptight personality and making Everett doubt his intentions.

(Now Streaming)

THE HOLIDAY (2006)

Dumped and depressed, English rose Iris (Kate Winslet) agrees to swap homes with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda (Cameron Diaz) for a much-needed break. Iris finds herself in a palatial Hollywood mansion while Amanda navigates the lanes of a picture-perfect English village. Soon enough, both lovelorn ladies bump into local lads perfect for a romantic pick-me-up.

(Now Streaming through Thursday, November 30)

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL (1992)

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases -- past, present and future. They show him the error of his self-serving ways, but the miserable old man seems to be past any hope of redemption and happiness.

(Now Streaming)

THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE (2006)

Christmas cheer turns into holiday chaos when Scott Calvin (Tim Allen), aka Santa, invites his in-laws (Ann-Margret, Alan Arkin) for a visit and must, simultaneously, contend with Jack Frost's (Martin Short) scheme to take over the North Pole. Scott, his family and Head Elf Curtis must join forces to foil the nefarious plot.

(Now Streaming)

FRED CLAUS (2007)

Of the two Claus brothers, Fred (Vince Vaughn) is the troublemaker and polar opposite of his saintly sibling, Nicholas (Paul Giamatti). When Fred's criminal ways finally land him in big trouble, Nicholas bails him out and brings him to the North Pole to work off the debt by making toys. The headaches mount for St. Nick, who not only must deal with his troublemaking brother, but also an efficiency expert who has come to evaluate Santa's operation.

(Streaming Thursday, November 23)

NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION (1989)

As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark's employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs.

(Streaming Thursday, November 23)

THE POLAR EXPRESS (2004)

Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

(Streaming Thursday, November 23)

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November 30, 2023 9:00am ET by Hulu  

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