Yule Log, Wooden Soldiers, Mr. Magoo and Magic Garden make PIX11 New York’s holiday station

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WPIX Yule Log Intro (1986)
PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, has announced its lineup additions for December: 
Wednesday, December 17
[note: ARROW will be preempted this night]
Thursday, December 18
8-9:30pm      THE IHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2014 (CW Programming)
[note: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and REIGN will be preempted this night]
Friday, December 19
8-9:30P           MR. MAGOO’S CHRISTMAS CAROL (Animated)
9:30-10P        KUNG FU PANDA HOLIDAY (Animated)

Magic Garden

Sunday, December 21
1-2pm            The “Lost” Magic Garden Christmas Special (1981)
Beloved performers Carole Demas and Paula Janis prepare for Christmas in The Magic Garden in this WPIX holiday retro special. Will also be live streamed on PIX11.com
2-4pm            A Christmas Carol (2009)
                        Jim Carrey as Scrooge and Gary Oldman as Tiny Tim.
Monday, December 22
8-9:30 pm     THE IHEARTRADIO JINGLE BALL 2014 ((CW Programming/Encore)
[note: THE ORIGINALS and JANE THE VIRGIN will be preempted this night]
Tuesday, December 23
11pm             Seinfeld “The Strike” (The Festivus episode)   
Celebrate Festivus with PIX11 as George’s cantankerous father Frank gets the Festivus aluminum pole out of the crawlspace and begins the Costanza traditions of performing feats of strength and the airing of the grievances. 
Wednesday, December 24          
8-9:30P           MR. MAGOO’S CHRISTMAS CAROL (Animated/Encore)  
12-1:30am   Midnight Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (LIVE)
A PIX11 holiday tradition, the station will broadcast the Catholic Christmas Mass live from Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.
Will also be live streamed on PIX11.com
 The surprising secret of where the WPIX Yule Log was filmed
Thursday, December 25  
9am-1pm      The Yule Log
It wouldn’t be a holiday in New York without the PIX11 Yule Log! The Yule Log, the famous film loop of a burning log in a hearth, has warmed the hearts of` viewers since it debuted on PIX in 1966. To celebrate the fabled fire stick’s 48th anniversary, PIX11 will air The Yule Log (available in HD) from 9am-1pm on Christmas morning. 
·         The Log will also be live streamed on PIX11.com 12/24 from 6-10pm and 12/25 from 9a-1p and 6-10pm. 
·         Follow the Yule Log on twitter @PIXYULELOG and become a fan on Facebook (PIXYuleLog)
·         Log merchandise (including “Nice Log!” & “That’s HOT!” boxer shorts)http://www.cafepress.com/wpix/  
1pm-3pm      March of the Wooden Soldiers (1934)
The Laurel and Hardy classic
3-5pm            ANTENNA TV Classic Christmas Programming Block
                        3pm – The Flying Nun, 3:30pm The Monkees, 4pm and 4:30pm Bewitched
8-10pm         THE 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS (2005)
In this touching holiday tale set during the Great Depression, irrepressible Emma (Jordan-Claire Green) uses dogs to teach people the true meaning of Christmas. 
Wednesday, 12/31           
11pm             PIX11 Annual Honeymooners Marathon
From the Gotham Bus Company depot to the Raccoon Lodge, PIX11 has been NY’s home since 1958 forThe Honeymooners.  New Yorkers have been ringing in the New Year with Ralphie Boy and PIX11 whenThe Honeymooners Marathon began airing on New Year’s Eve in 1996.
This year, the PIX11 Honeymooners Marathon of 28 classic episodes begins Wednesday December 31stat 11pm and runs until 5am – with a break from 5-9am for PIX11 Morning News– then resumes at 9am and runs until 5pm on January 1. (14 total hours) This will be a “Viewer’s Choice” marathon of favorite episodes.


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