Showtime Taps Toons for Christmas

Cable network Showtime is programming a Christmas day marathon with a family-friendly lineup that includes such animated films as The Wild Thornberrys, Hay Arnold! The Movie and Charlotte’s Web 2: Wilbur’s Great Adventure, as well as the CG-laden blockbuster, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams.

Spy Kids 2 will get the marathon rolling at 7 a.m. on Dec. 25. Live-action films on tap include the feature adaptation of Children’s book favorite Madeline, the Pierce Brosnan tear-jerker Evelyn, the family drama Carry Me Home and The School of Rock starring Jack Black.

For more information on each of these films, including a synopsis, rating information and Showtime advisories, log onto www.sho.com.