Holiday Specials on The CW

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

 TWO-HOUR MOVIE

 “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” — (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DL) (HDTV)

STEVE MARTIN AND JOHN CANDY STAR — In this holiday classic, Neal Page (Martin), a high-strung advertising executive, meets Del Griffith (Candy), an eternally optimistic, overly talkative, well-meaning, but clumsy shower curtain-ring salesman, who seems to live in a world governed by a different set of rules.  They share a three-day odyssey of misadventures trying to get Neal home to Chicago from New York City in time for Thanksgiving dinner with his family.  The 1987 comedy was written, produced and directed by John Hughes.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

TWO-HOUR MOVIE

“YOU AGAIN” — (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

KRISTEN BELL, JAMIE LEE CURTIS AND SIGOURNEY WEAVER STAR — When a young woman, Marni (Kristen Bell), realizes her brother Will (James Wolk) is about to marry Joanna (Odette Annable), the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée’s true colors.  The film was written by Moe Jelline and directed by Andy Fickman.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29

ONE-HOUR SPECIAL

“Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-G)

A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL BASED ON THE HIT HOLIDAY SONG — Based on the hit song that became a worldwide holiday phenomenon, this goofy and heartwarming adventure features young Jake Spankenheimer on the quest of a lifetime to track his missing Grandma down on Christmas Eve and prove that Santa Claus is indeed real.  Michele Lee (“Knots Landing”) provides the voice of Jake’s greedy Cousin Mel and recording artist Elmo Shropshire provides the narration.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2

TWO-HOUR MOVIE SPECIAL

 “It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie” (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)

 KERMIT STARS ALONG WITH DAVID ARQUETTE, JOAN CUSACK, WILLIAM H. MACY AND WHOOPI GOLDBERG  — On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre.  Kirk R. Thatcher directed the film written by Tom Martin and Jim Lewis.

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