There are plenty of good holiday offerings on broadcast TV, from music specials starring Michael Buble and Tony Bennett to the annual airing of "It's a Wonderful Life."

But if you just can't wait until the week before Christmas, the streaming services offer some great options as well.

Holiday specials

If you missed "A Very Murray Christmas" in 2015, it's still on Netflix and it's still as wacky as it was a year ago.

Other options:

"Black Mirror" Christmas special "White Christmas," Netflix
"Bojack Horseman Christmas Special," Netflix
"Frosty's Winter Wonderland," Amazon
"I Love Lucy Christmas Special," CBS All Access
"The Legend of Frosty the Snowman," Netflix
"Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas," Netflix
"Radio City Christmas Spectacular," Netflix
"Robbie the Reindeer," CBS All Access
"Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July," Amazon
"The Story of Santa Claus," CBS All Access

Yuletide yuks

So many great comedies have done holiday episodes over the years. "Community" has three great ones -- "Comparative Religion," "Regional Holiday Music" and "Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas" -- all on Hulu.

Other options:

"30 Rock," "Ludachristmas," Netflix
"Arrested Development," "Afternoon Delight," Hulu and Netflix
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Yippie Kayak," Hulu
"Dawson's Creek," "Merry Mayhem," Hulu
"Frasier," eight holiday episodes, Amazon and CBS All Access
"Friends," "...the Routine," "...all the Resolutions" and "...the Holiday Armadillo," Netflix
"Futurama," "Xmas Story," Netflix
"How I Met Your Mother," "How Lily Stole Christmas" and "Symphony of Illumination"
"It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "A Very Sunny Christmas," Hulu and Netflix
"The O.C.," four "Chrismukkah" episodes, Hulu
"The Office," seven holiday episodes, Netflix
"Parks and Recreation," "Christmas Scandal," Hulu
"Seinfeld," "The Strike," Hulu
"The Simpsons," "She of Little Faith" and "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire," Simpsons World
"South Park," seven holiday episodes, Hulu

Christmas catharsis

Maybe a good drama is more your speed. Every "Downton Abbey" Christmas special is on Amazon Prime, so you can laugh, cry and sing along with the Crawley family and their staff to your heart's content.

Other options:

"Beverly Hills, 90210," eight holiday episodes, CBS All Access
"Doctor Who," nine holiday episodes, Amazon
"House," "Merry Little Christmas" and "Joy to the World," Netflix
"Melrose Place," five holiday episodes, CBS All Access
"My So-Called Life," "So-Called Angels," Hulu
"Six Feet Under," "Pilot" and "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," Amazon and HBO Now/HBO GO
"Supernatural," "A Very Supernatural Christmas," Netflix
"The Twilight Zone," "Night of the Meek," CBS All Access
"Veronica Mars," "An Echolls Family Christmas," Amazon
"The West Wing," "In Excelsis Deo" and "Noel," Netflix

Relaxation station

Perhaps you'd rather just put something warm, fuzzy and ambient on the TV. The major streaming services got you covered.

"Christmas village," Hulu
"Fireplace and Melodies for the Holidays," Netflix
"Fireplace for Your Home," Netflix
"Fireplace for Your Home: Christmas Music Edition," Amazon and Hulu
"Happy Holidays: Wonderful Christmas Special," Amazon
"The Yule Log," Amazon

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."