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Text Santa

itv London at 8:00pm (Other show times...)

Text Santa

Ant and Dec, Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby and Christine Bleakley and Paddy McGuinness present ITV's annual charity appeal.

Each presenting duo hosts an all-star cast and presents their own special segments including the stars of Coronation Street performing a Fairytale of Weatherfield featuring Shane MacGowan. Cast members from Emmerdale appear in an exclusive sketch with a Text Santa twist.

Also featured is a unique edition of Take Me Out with older people looking for their perfect partner for Christmas. Plus celebrity messages and the cast of Big Reunion performing live their cover of Wizzard's classic hit I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day, all leading to a spectacular grand finale.

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Text Santa

Text Santa

itv London at 8:00pm

Ant and Dec, Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby and Christine Bleakley and Paddy McGuinness present ITV's annual charity appeal....

Sammy‘s Great Escape

Sammy's Great Escape

Sky Movies Premiere at 6:15pm

A charismatic turtle and his best friend are captured and taken to Dubai to star in an aquarium show, but can they break out and get home with the help of their new seahorse pal?...

Oz: The Great and Powerful

Oz: The Great and Powerful

Sky Movies Premiere at 8:00pm

When a tornado sweeps a circus magician to the wondrous land of Oz, he is unexpectedly tasked with saving its residents from an evil ruler....

Alien Python Hunt

Alien Python Hunt

Nat Geo Wild at 8:00pm

Follow the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's latest effort to control the exploding Burmese python populations as hunters compete in an annual snake hunt....

Gordon Ramsay‘s Festive Home Cooking

Gordon Ramsay's Festive Home Cooking

Channel 4 at 8:00pm

When you're cooking over the festive holidays it pays to have someone like Gordon Ramsay on your side....

Citizen Khan

Citizen Khan

BBC 1 at 8:30pm

Sitcom following the trials and tribulations of self-appointed Muslim community leader Mr Khan and his long-suffering family....

2013: Moments in Time

2013: Moments in Time

BBC 2 at 9:00pm

The story of 2013 told through high-impact images of the year, exploring how photography has changed in the age of smartphones, social media and the selfie....

Big Fat Gypsy Christmas

Big Fat Gypsy Christmas

Channel 4 at 9:00pm

This new special celebrates Christmas with members of the Travelling community....

New Year‘s Eve

New Year's Eve

Sky Movies Premiere at 10:15pm

Comedy following the adventures of a group of New Yorkers on New Year's Eve....