MANILA, PHILIPPINES — Immerse yourself in Christmas cheer with these Christmas Specials across HBO GO, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and Warner TV this December! For more family-friendly viewing, don’t miss the Tom and Jerry movie and two brand-new series, Tom and Jerry in New York and Mechamoto. And spice up your end-of-year revelry with a mix of spine-chilling thrills in the final three episodes of Folklore Season 2 and suspenseful action in Chaos Walking.
Get into the holiday mood and enjoy these specially-curated Christmas shows on HBO GO, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and Warner TV!
Premieres Thursday, December 2 on HBO GO
In this new stop-motion animated series, a female elf working in Santa’s Workshop dreams of becoming Santa Claus someday. However, this is not your usual festive tale as it reveals the complex interplay of power struggles, manipulation and gender disparity in the North Pole. Definitely for mature viewers! Stars Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman, Leslie Grossman, and Gabourey Sidibe.
My Gift: A Christmas Special from Carrie Underwood
Premieres Thursday, December 16 on HBO GO
Carrie Underwood celebrates the joy and hopefulness of the season, performing beloved traditional favourites as well as new original material from her first-ever full-length Christmas album. Featuring guests such as John Legend, with a live orchestra and choir conducted by Underwood’s long-time friend, Emmy® Award winning musical director Rickey Minor, viewers will also get to witness the recording of “Little Drummer Boy” with her son Isaiah.
Now streaming on HBO GO
This heart-warming tale centres on ten-year-old Jake Doyle’s herculean quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas. Filled with the familiar nostalgia that every 80s kid will recognise, Jake’s epic adventure is a comical, disaster-filled walk down memory lane. Stars Neil Patrick Harris, Winslow Fegley, June Diane Raphael, David Cross, and Steve Zahn.
So Much Xmas Magic on Cartoon Network
Experience joy, wonder, and laughter as Cartoon Network shines a spotlight the magic of friendship from December 1-25, weekdays at 3pm with Looney Tunes Cartoons, We Bare Bears, We Baby Bears, Teen Titans Go, DC Superhero Girls, and much more!
12 Days to Christmas on Boomerang
Celebrate 12 Days to Christmas with specially-curated selections from December 13-24, daily from 6am to midnight! Tune in to catch all-time favourites such as Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Talking Tom and Friends, Shaun The Sheep, Kingdom Force, Looney Tunes, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and more!
Double Movies Nightly on Warner TV
Immerse yourself in back-to-back movies from 24-28 December and 29 December-2 January, from feel-good comedies Fighting with My Family, Four Christmases, and Life As We Know It to the iconic heist movies Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve, and Ocean’s Thirteen, plus a good dose of action with Aquaman, Shazam! and Pokémon Detective Pikachu! Also, don’t miss the final three Harry Potter movies, together with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindenwald!
For the Young and Young at Heart
Take a break and have some great laughs with these family-friendly options on Cartoon Network, HBO GO, and HBO.
Premieres Saturday, December 4, weekends at 3pm on Cartoon Network
A young new hero takes to the screen this month, as Amato, a kind boy, takes ownership of a destroyer robot called Mechabot, who has the ability to mechanize objects and turn them into high-tech devices. Together, Mechabot and Amato combine to become armoured hero Mechamato! With the help of Amato’s best friends, Mechamato fulfills his destiny to defeat and capture bad robots before they cause chaos in the city.
Tom & Jerry
Premieres Saturday, December 11 at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
Witness cat-and-mouse action on a whole new scale when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century”, forcing a desperate event planner to hire Tom to get rid of him. Naturally, chaos ensues, threatening to destroy her career, the wedding and even the hotel itself! What’s more, a new threat emerges in the form of a diabolically ambitious staff member who conspires against all three of them, leading to the most unexpected course of action: working together to save the day. Also stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Ken Jeong, Rob Delaney, and Colin Jost.
Tom & Jerry in New York
Premieres Monday, December 6, weekdays at 3pm on Cartoon Network
This brand-new series picks up immediately after the Tom and Jerry movie, with hilarious antics as Tom and Jerry enjoy life in a fancy hotel in Manhattan. However, their mayhem doesn’t stop at the hotel lobby – they continue their chase through Central Park, giant museums, department stores, subway cars, and more.
Spine-thrilling Chills and Suspense
Tune in to HBO GO and HBO for spooky tales of the supernatural and a hefty dose of action with this selection!
Folklore Season 2
New episodes premiere Sundays on 5, 12 and 19 December at 10pm on HBO GO and HBO (Season 1 also available on HBO GO)
Don’t miss the final three episodes of this HBO Asia Original horror anthology, featuring fearful tales from the Philippines, Indonesia, and Singapore. Each episode is helmed by a local director, namely Erik Matti, Billy Christian, and Nicole Midori Woodford respectively. Alternatively, stay up all night and stream all episodes including Season 1 for a truly spooky experience!
Premieres Saturday, December 18 at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
In the not-too-distant future, Todd Hewitt discovers Viola, a mysterious girl who crash lands on his planet, where all the women have disappeared and the men are afflicted by “the Noise” – a force that puts all their thoughts on display. With Viola’s life threatened, Todd vows to protect her, and in doing so he will have to discover his own inner power and unlock the planet’s dark secrets. Stars Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Demián Bichir, Cynthia Erivo, Nick Jonas, Kurt Sutter, and David Oyelowo.
Godzilla vs. Kong
Premieres Saturday, December 25 at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
Mythic adversaries Godzilla and Kong meet in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, together with Jia, a young orphaned girl with whom he has formed a unique and powerful bond. However, they find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla, cutting a swath of destruction across the globe. The confrontation between the two Titans, instigated by unseen forces, is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the Earth. Stars Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, and Rebecca Hall.
Channel numbers for your reference:
- Cartoon Network: Cignal: Ch. 74 (SD), Ch. 220 (HD), Sky Cable: Ch. 43 (SD), Ch. 178 (HD)
- Boomerang: Cignal: Ch. 76, Sky Cable: Ch. 42
- Warner TV: Cignal Ch. 235 and Sky Cable Ch. 34 (SD) and Ch. 197 (HD)
- HBO: Cignal: Ch. 53 (SD), Ch. 210 (HD), Sky Cable: Ch. 54 (SD) and Ch. 168 (HD)
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