2015 Christmas marathons

If you don’t have plans on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2015, Zap2it is here to help with a smorgasbord of TV marathons and specials you can tune into.

From holiday movies galore to “Doctor Who,” from “Mythbusters” to “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” from “Back to the Future” to “The Bible,” there’s a little something for everyone. And if you’re not into watching TV on the holidays and instead want a roaring yule log, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is running the annual crackling fire scene for 24 hours starting at 5 p.m. ET/PT on Dec. 24.

RELATED: Hallmark’s 2015 Countdown to Christmas schedule

All times Eastern.

Thursday, Dec. 24

ABC Family: Holiday movie marathon, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. (“Home Alone: The Holiday Heist,” “Prancer,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “Disney Prep & Landing,” “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” “Nat’l Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” “Elf”)

AMC: Holiday movie marathon, 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. the next day (“A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” “White Christmas,” “Jingle All the Way,” “Scrooged,” “Christmas With the Kranks,” “Jingle All The Way,” “Scrooged,” “A Christmas Carol, “All I Want for Christmas”)

BBC America: “Doctor Who” marathon, midnight to midnight

BET: “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” marathon, 8 a.m. to midnight

Comedy Central: “Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special” marathon, 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Discovery: “Alaska: The Last Frontier” marathon, 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. the next day

FYI: “Man vs. Child: Chef Showdown” Marathon, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hallmark: Holiday movie marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight (“Deck the Halls, “Hats Off to Christmas!”, “A Very Merry Mix-Up,” “A Cookie Cutter Christmas,” “Let It Snow,” “A Royal Christmas,” “A Bride for Christmas,” “Matchmaker Santa,” “Christmas Under Wraps”)

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries: Yule log, 5 p.m. to midnight

History: “The Bible” marathon, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lifetime: Holiday movie marathon, 8 a.m. to midnight (“Recipe for a Perfect Christmas,” “Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever,” “Holly’s Holiday,” “Holiday In Your Heart,” “The Christmas Gift,” “Christmas In the City,” “The Flight Before Christmas,” “All About Christmas Eve”)

NBC: “It’s a Wonderful Life,” 8 p.m.

Science: “Mythbusters” marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight

Spike TV: “Back to the Future” marathon, 5 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Syfy: Winter monster movie marathon, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (“The 12 Disasters of Christmas,” “Yeti,” “Abominable Snowman,” “Ice Twisters,” “Ice Quake,” “Snowmageddon,” “Christmas Icetastrophe”)

TBS/TNT: “A Christmas Story” 24-hour marathon, starting at 8 p.m.

TCM: Holiday movie marathon, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. (“Christmas in Connecticut,” “Holiday Affair,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” “The Bishop’s Wife”)

truTV: “The Carbonaro Effect” and “Impractical Jokers” marathon, 11 a.m. to

USA: “NCIS” marathon, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

RELATED: ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas full schedule

Friday, Dec. 25

A&E: “What Would You Do?” marathon, 7 a.m. to midnight

ABC: Disney Parks Unforgettable Christmas Celebration, 10 a.m.

ABC Family: Holiday movie marathon, 11 a.m. to midnight (“Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause,” “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” “Elf,” “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”)

BBC America: “Doctor Who” marathon, midnight to midnight, with the 2015 Christmas special at 9 p.m.

BET: “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” marathon, midnight to noon

E!: “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” marathon, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Hallmark: Holiday movie marathon, midnight to (“Christmas Land,” “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas,’ “Family for Christmas,” “Christmas Incorporated,” “Merry Matrimony,” “Charming Christmas,” “12 Gifts of Christmas,” “I’m Not Ready for Christmas,” “Angel of Christmas,” “Tis the Season for Love,” “Northpole: Open for Christmas,” “Once Upon a Holiday”)

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries: Yule log, midnight to 5 p.m.

IFC: “That ’70s Show” marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight

Science: “Mythbusters” marathon, midnight to midnight

Spike TV: “Back to the Future” marathon, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

TBS/TNT: “A Christmas Story” 24-hour marathon, midnight to 8 p.m.

USA: “NCIS” marathon, 6 a.m. to midnight

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."