Print it out. This should be of help to all you family types and those who just love holiday specials. As long as I see Charlie Brown, Rudolph, the Grinch and some of a Rankin Bass marathon, I’ll be happy.
* “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, ABC. Charlie Brown returns to uncover the meaning of Christmas with help from Linus in this evergreen 1965 Peanuts special.
* Rankin Bass marathons, 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, to 1 a.m., and 3 p.m. to midnight Sunday, Dec. 21, ABC Family. “The Little Drummer Boy” and “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” are included in this gift bag.
* “Nuttiest Nutcracker,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, ABC Family. In a twist on the nutcracker fable, heroic vegetables must save the star atop the Christmas tree from a real rat. Voices by James Belushi, Phyllis Diller and Cheech Marin.
* “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, CBS. One memorable song and a socially challenged reindeer add up to a classic special narrated by Burl Ives.
* “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, WB. Boris Karloff provided the narration and the Grinch’s voice in this 1966 adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ tale about beleaguered Whoville.
* “A Scooby Doo Christmas,” 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, WB. The Scooby gang discovers Christmas is amiss in Winter Hollow.
* “Robbie the Reindeer: Hooves of Fire,” 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, CBS. Ben Stiller, Hugh Grant, Britney Spears and Jerry Stiller are among the voices in the tale of an ambitious reindeer.
* “Stealing Christmas,” 8 p.m. [tonight], USA Network. Tony Danza and Lea Thompson star in the tale of a burglar on the run who is mistaken for a rent-a-Santa in a small town.
* “Comfort and Joy,” 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, Lifetime. Nancy McKeon, Dixie Carter co-star.
* “Picking Up and Dropping Off,” 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, ABC Family. Scott Wolf is a divorced dad and Amanda Detmer is a recently separated mom destined for an airport meeting while chauffeuring their children.
* “Undercover Christmas,” 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, CBS. An FBI agent assigned to protect a cocktail waitress brings her home to meet the soon-to-be-aghast folks. Jami Gertz, Shawn Christian and Tyne Daly star.
* “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, NBC.
* “Holiday Ice Dreams,” 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, A&E. Olympic gold medalist Ekaterina Gordeeva (news) shows off the skills of her daughter, Daria.
* “Barry Manilow Christmas: Live by Request,” 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, A&E.
* “Holiday at Pops!” 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, A&E. Joan Lunden is the host of the annual concert with the Boston Pops.
* “The White House Christmas 2003,” 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, HGTV. An inside look with decorators, staffers and first lady Laura Bush.
* “A Home for the Holidays,” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, CBS. Sheryl Crow, Mary J. Blige and Vince Gill are among the celebrities presenting inspirational stories about adoption.
* “Jesus: The Complete Story,” 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, Discovery Channel. A three-part series relying on the latest scientific and historical research.