Boomerang Throws Big Holiday Cartoon Party

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If you can’t get enough of classic holiday animation, be prepared to tune your television to Boomerang this season.

The commercial-free classic cartoon channel will present holiday cartoons all month long, starting with two-hour blocks every Saturday and Sunday starting at 4 p.m.

The channel also will present a marathon block starting at 4 p.m. Christmas Eve, running all through Christmas Day and wrapping up at 5:30 a.m. on Dec. 26.

The holiday classics cover a broad range of animation history, from the 1930s to the 21st century and features dozens of characters from Popeye to Papa Smurf.

Here’s the schedule for the marathon block.

Christmas Eve

  • 4 p.m.: A Flintstones Christmas Carol
  • 5:10 p.m.: Yogi Bear’s All Star Comedy Christmas Caper
  • 6 p.m.: The Town That Santa Forgot
  • 6:30 p.m.: Smurfs Christmas Special
  • 7 p.m.: A Flintstone Christmas
  • 8 p.m.: Christmas Flintstone
  • 8:30 p.m.: Christmas Comes to Pacland
  • 9 p.m.: Classic MGM Holiday Shorts
  • 10:30 p.m.: Yogi’s First Christmas

Christmas Day

  • 12:30 a.m.: A Flintstone Family Christmas
  • 1 a.m.: Nutcracker Scooby
  • 1:30 a.m.: ‘Twas the Fight before Christmas
  • 2:30 a.m.: A Jetson Christmas Carol
  • 3 a.m.: Casper’s First Christmas
  • 3:30 a.m.: A Johnny Bravo Christmas
  • 4 a.m.: A Flintstones Christmas Carol
  • 5:10 a.m.: Yogi Bear’s All Star Comedy Christmas Caper
  • 6 a.m.: The Town That Santa Forgot
  • 6:30 a.m.: Smurfs Christmas Special
  • 7 a.m.: Krypto the Super Dog Storybook Holiday
  • 7:30 a.m.: Krypto the Super Dog Iguanukkah
  • 8 a.m.: A Flintstone Family Christmas
  • 8:30 a.m.: Nutcracker Scooby
  • 9 a.m.: ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas
  • 10 a.m.: A Jetson Christmas Carol
  • 10:30 a.m.: Casper’s First Christmas
  • 11 a.m.: Classic MGM Holiday Shorts
  • 12:30 p.m.: Yogi’s First Christmas
  • 2:30 p.m.: A Johnny Bravo Christmas
  • 3 p.m.: Christmas Flintstone
  • 3:30 p.m.: Christmas Comes to Pacland
  • 4 p.m.: Smurfs Christmas Special
  • 4:30 p.m.: Krypto the Super Dog Storybook Holiday
  • 5 p.m.: Casper’s First Christmas
  • 5:30 p.m.: A Flintstone Family Christmas
  • 6 p.m.: Nutcracker Scooby
  • 6:30 p.m.: ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas
  • 7:30 p.m.: A Jetson Christmas Carol
  • 8 p.m.: A Flintstone Christmas Carol
  • 9:10 p.m.: Yogi Bear’s All Star Comedy Christmas Caper
  • 10 p.m.: Yogi’s First Christmas

Dec. 26

  • Midnight: Classic MGM Holiday Shorts
  • 1:30 a.m.: Christmas Flintstone
  • 2 a.m.: Smurfs Christmas Special
  • 2:30 a.m.: Nutcracker Scooby
  • 3 a.m.: Christmas Comes to Pacland
  • 3:30 a.m.: The Town That Santa Forgot
  • 4 a.m.: A Flintstone Christmas
  • 5 a.m.: Casper’s First Christmas
  • 5:30 a.m.: A Johnny Bravo Christmas