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* {{w|ABC}} has renewed [[The Great Christmas Light Fight]] for a second season.
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* Comedian and 11-time Emmy winner [[Carl Reiner]] died at the age of 98 on June 29th. Best known for creating ''{{W|The Dick Van Dyke Show}}'', on which he appeared as Alan Brady (including [[The Alan Brady Show Presents|its Christmas episode]]), he also voiced [[Santa Claus]] in the ''Madagascar'' Christmas specials.
* {{w|Hallmark Channel}} is producing several new Christmas movies. The first, ''Northpole'', will star American Idol winner Candace Glover and air in November.
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* English actor {{W|Michael Angelis}}, best known for providing the narration on ''{{W|Thomas & Friends}}'' (including its Christmas episodes) from 1991 to 2012, died from a heart attack at the age of 76 on May 30th.
* {{w|NBC}} is producing an animated Christmas special for next year titled ''[[How Murray Saved Christmas]]'', based on the best-selling children's book of the same name by Mike Reiss.
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* {{W|WarnerMedia}} officially launched their own streaming service, {{W|HBO Max}}, which includes numerous Christmas specials from the Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera, Cartoon Network, New Line Cinema, and HBO film and television libraries.
* {{w|Larry D. Mann}}, the voice actor behind [[Yukon Cornelius]] in in the [[Rankin/Bass]] classic ''[[Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Rankin/Bass)|Rudoilph the Red Nosed Reindeer]]'', passed away on January 7th at the age of 91 in Los Angeles.
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* {{W|Richard Herd}}, known for his role as Mr. Wilhelm on ''{{W|Seinfeld}}'', and who also played Bob Burgess in ''[[A Christmas in New York]]'', died at the age of 87 on May 26th.
* {{W|Russell Johnson}}, who portrayed Professor Roy Hinkley on ''{{W|Gilligan's Island}}'' (including its Christmas episode, "[[Birds Gotta Fly, Fish Gotta Talk]]"), died of kidney failure on January 16th at the age of 89.
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* [[Fred Willard]] died at the age of 86 on May 15th. Best known for his improvisational comedy, he was also the actor behind Frank Dunphy on ''{{W|Modern Family}}'' (including [[Undeck the Halls|its Christmas episode]]) and the voice of Mr. Paulson on ''{{W|Teamo Supremo}}'' (including [[Happy Holidays, Mr. Gruff!|its Christmas episode]]) and Grandpa Murphy on ''{{W|Milo Murphy's Law}}'' (including [[A Christmas Peril (Milo Murphy's Law)|its Christmas episode]]).
* {{W|Dave Madden}}, who played Reuben Kincaid on ''{{W|The Partridge Family}}'' (including its Christmas episode), died on January 16th at the age of 82.
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* Comedian {{W|Jerry Stiller}} passed away at age 92 on May 11th. Known for his role as Frank Costanza on ''{{W|Seinfeld}}'' (including [[The Strike (Seinfeld)|its second Christmas episode]]), he was also the voice of Pretty Boy on Disney's ''{{W|Teacher's Pet}}'' (including its [[A Dog for All Seasons|Christmas]] [['Twas the Blight Before Christmas|episodes]]) and the title character in ''[[How Murray Saved Christmas]]''.
* {{W|Arthur Rankin Jr.}}, the "Rankin" half of [[Rankin-Bass]], passed away January 30th at the age of 89 at his home near Harrington Sound in Bermuda.
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* Legendary singer {{W|Little Richard}} (who was one of the guest stars in ''[[Pee-wee's Playhouse Christmas Special]]'') died on May 9th at the age of 87.
* {{W|Harold Ramis}}, who directed ''The Office'' episode "[[A Benihana Christmas]]" and was best known as [[The Ghostbusters|Dr. Egon Spengler]] from ''{{W|Ghostbusters}}'', died at the age of 69 on February 24th.
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* {{W|Danny Goldman}}, who provided the voice of [[Brainy Smurf]] in the 1980s ''{{W|The Smurfs (TV series)|Smurfs}}'' cartoon (including [[The Smurfs' Christmas Special|its]] [[Baby's First Christmas (The Smurfs)|Christmas]] [['Tis the Season to Be Smurfy|specials]]) died at the age of 80 on April 12th.
* Hollywood legend {{W|Mickey Rooney}}, whose Christmas credits included the grandfather from ''[[A Christmas Too Many]]'', Elmer from ''[[Home for Christmas]]'', and [[Santa Claus]] in several stop-motion animated specials, died on April 6th at the age of 93.
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* Composer {{W|Adam Schlesinger}}, whose compositions included the music from ''[[A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!]]'' and various TV themes, died at the age of 52 on April 1st.
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* ''[[A Wrestling Christmas Miracle]]'' (theaters)
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* ''[[8-Bit Christmas]]'' (HBO Max)
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* ''[[The Angel Tree]]'' (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
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* ''[[Christmas at the Madison]]'' (Hallmark Channel)
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* ''[[The Christmas Company]]'' (Hallmark Channel)
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* ''[[Christmas on the Range]]'' (INSP)
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* ''[[Christmas on the Square]]'' (Netflix)
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* ''[[A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby]]'' (Netflix)
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* ''[[The Christmas Project 2]]'' (Up)
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* ''[[Cup of Cheer]]'' (Crave)
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* ''[[Everyday is Christmas]]'' (TV One)
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* ''[[Family Jewels]]'' (theaters)
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* ''[[‎The Fight Before Christmas (2021)|The Fight Before Christmas]]'' (theaters)
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* ''[[Godmothered]]'' (Disney+)
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* ''[[I Won’t Be Home For Christmas (2021)|I Won't Be Home for Christmas]]'' (theaters)
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* ''[[The Loud House: A Very Loud Christmas!]]'' (Nickelodeon)
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* ''[[Rock the Bells]]'' (theaters)
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* ''[[Santa: The Adventure Begins]]'' (theaters)
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* ''[[The Snow Sister]]'' (theaters)
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* ''[[Southern Comfort]]'' (BET)
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* ''[[Starring Christmas]]'' (Hallmark Channel)
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* ''[[A Very Country Christmas Honeymoon]]'' (Up)
 
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'''April 3rd:'''
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* {{W|Amazon.com}} is now selling ''The Fairly OddParents: Season 6'' manufacture-on-demand DVD set, which contains "[[Merry Wishmas]]".
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* ''Paddington Bear: The Complete Series'' (includes "[[The Ghost of Christmas Paddington]]")
'''April 22nd:'''
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* {{W|Sony Pictures Home Entertainment}} will be releasing ''The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Complete Series'', which will contain "[[Reinforcement]]", on Blu-ray.
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* ''Taz-Mania: The Complete Third Season'' (includes "[[No Time for Christmas]]")
* {{W|Shout! Factory}}'s website will start selling their ''{{W|The Bob Newhart Show}}: The Complete Series'' DVD set, which will contain "[[I'm Dreaming of a Slight Christmas]]", "[[Bob Has To Have His Tonsils Out, So He Spends Christmas Eve In the Hospital]]", and "[[Twas the Pie Before Christmas]]" (which has not been released on DVD previously). The DVD set will later be made available in general retail stores on May 27th.
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* ''[[Christmas in New England]]''
'''May 6th:'''
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* ''The Andy Griffith Show: Season 1'' Blu-ray set, which includes the show's "[[Christmas Story (The Andy Griffith Show)|Christmas Story]]", will be released.
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* ''[[The Christmas Ride]]''
* ''The Honeymooners: Classic 39 Episodes'' Blu-ray set, which will include [['Twas the Night Before Christmas (The Honeymooners)|their Christmas episode]], will be released.
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* ''[[Picture Perfect Royal Christmas]]''
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'''May 13th:'''
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* ''[[A Franklin Christmas]]''
* The ''Bob's Burgers: The Complete 3rd Season'' DVD set, which will contain "[[God Rest Ye Merry Gentle-Mannequins]]", will be released exclusively on Amazon.com (presumably a manufacture-on-demand release).
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* DVD sets of ''{{W|Last Man Standing (U.S. TV series)|Last Man Standing}}''<nowiki>'s</nowiki> first and second seasons (which contain "[[Last Christmas Standing]]" and "[[Putting a Hit on Christmas]]", respectively) will be released on DVD, exclusively on Amazon.com (presumably manufacture-on-demand releases).
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* ''[[Home Alone]]: 30th Anniversary Edition''
'''May 20th:'''
 
* {{W|Warner Home Video}} will release a retail DVD set of ''Batman: The Brave and the Bold - The Complete First Season'', which will contain "[[Invasion of the Secret Santas!]]"
 
* The ''{{W|Warehouse 13}}'' Christmas episode "[[The Greatest Gift (Warehouse 13)|The Greatest Gift]]" will be included as a bonus feature on the ''Warehouse 13: Season Five'' DVD set.
 
* A lower-priced, episodes-only version of ''The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete 3rd Season'' DVD set (which includes "[[The Alan Brady Show Presents]]") will be released.
 
 
'''June 3rd:'''
 
* {{W|Warner Home Video}} will release ''The New Adventures of Batman: The Complete Series'' DVD set, which will include "[[Cool, Cruel Christmas Caper]]".
 
* {{W|Mill Creek Entertainment}} is releasing the ''{{W|Highway to Heaven}}: The Complete Fourth Season'' DVD set, which will include "[[With Love, the Claus]]".
 
 
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* {{W|Amazon.com}} is taking preorders for the ''Robot and Monster: The Complete Series'' manufacture-on-demand DVD set (which will contain "[[Baconmas]]").
 
* {{W|StarVista}} and {{W|Time-Life}} plan to release ''The Wonder Years: The Complete Series'' DVD set (which will of course contain the episodes "[[Christmas (The Wonder Years)|Christmas]]", "[[A Very Cutlip Christmas]]", and "[[Christmas Party (The Wonder Years)|Christmas Party]]") this fall.
 
* An individual DVD set of ''The Bob Newhart Show: The Complete 6th Season'' (which will contain "[[Twas the Pie Before Christmas]]") will be released on a currently unspecified date.
 
* The ''Glee: The Complete 5th Season'' DVD and Blu-ray sets, which will contain "[[Previously Unaired Christmas]]", will be released on a currently unspecified date (presumably after April).
 
* ''The Michael J. Fox Show: The Complete 1st Season'', which will include the show's "[[Christmas (The Michael J. Fox Show|Christmas]]" episode, is planned for release on an unspecified date.
 
* The ''Modern Family: The Complete 5th Season'' DVD and Blu-ray sets, which will include "[[The Old Man & the Tree]]", will be released on a currently unspecified date.
 
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Upcoming Premieres

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Ultra HD Blu-ray

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