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Toon Up the Holidays with Festive Cartoon Network Premieres

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Toon Up the Holidays with Festive Cartoon Network Premieres

Cozy up with new episodes and holiday-themed shows and movies all month long on Cartoon Network.

Kick off the season and snuggle with your favorite elf for the one-hour special, Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas on Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT. Then, begin the morning of Saturday, Dec. 5 with festive new episodes of Apple & Onion, ThunderCats Roar! and Total Dramarama.

Don’t miss some of your favorite movies every Saturday and Sunday throughout December at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT, including The LEGO Movie, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, Paddington and many more. And catch new episodes of Apple & Onion, DC Super Hero Girls and Teen Titans Go!, among others, throughout the month.

On Sunday, Dec. 20, CN will air Wonder Woman as part of the network’s “Superhero Weekend.” Tune-in for exclusive content, behind-the-scenes and clips leading up to the highly anticipated premiere of Wonder Woman 1984 streaming on HBO Max and in theaters on Dec. 25.

ThunderCats Roar!

ThunderCats Roar!

Cartoon Network December highlights:

Friday, Dec. 4

7 p.m. ET/PT Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas – Santa Claus tells the story of Buddy’s trip to New York to meet the father he never knew he had, and how Buddy transforms the lives of everyone he meets.

Saturday, Dec. 5

9:15 a.m. ET/PT ThunderCats Roar! “Mandora Saves Christmas” – Santa Claus is on the run from Mandora! Can the Thundercats help him get off Third Earth without getting caught? And can Santa Claus teach them a little something about this weird new holiday “Christmas”?

9:30 a.m ET/PT Total Dramarama “Me, My Elf, and I” – Duncan tricks Chef into taking the class to the North Pole in order to remove his name from the naughty list. 

“Snow Country for Old Men” – In an attempt to win the holidays, Chef brings snowmen to life to entertain the kids. But when they turn out to be evil, Chef and the kids have to jingle some bells.

10 a.m. ET/PT Apple & Onion “Christmas Spirit” – Apple & Onion have to become mall Santas to get the gifts they want for Christmas.

7 p.m. ET/PT The LEGO Batman Movie

Sunday, Dec. 6

6:30 a.m. ET/PT Bakugan “The Past Revealed / Run! / A Storm’s on the Way”

7 p.m. ET/PT The LEGO Movie

Total Dramarama

Total Dramarama

Saturday, Dec. 12

9 a.m. ET/PT Teen Titans Go! “The Cast” – After breaking his leg, Robin is confined to his room and spies through a telescope.

9:30 a.m. ET/PT Total Dramarama “Jelly Aches” – The school descends into chaos after getting a visit from Gazunga, the Jealousy Troll.

“Simply Perfect” –  When the kids are about to be subject to school testing with no time to study, Courtney freaks and orders a Brainiac Ray from the back of a comic book that does NOT work as advertised.

7 p.m. ET/PT Paddington

Sunday, Dec. 13

6:30 a.m. ET/PT Bakugan “Golden Bakugan Encountered / Ties of Gold”

7 p.m. ET/PT Paddington 2

Friday, Dec. 18

8 p.m. ET/PT Apple & Onion “Slobbery” – Apple and Onion have to get rid of Burger’s roommate so Burger will help them. 

“Microwave’s Dance Club” – Apple and Onion need more room in a packed nightclub in order to bust their dance moves. 

“All Work and No Play” – Apple and Onion build eye masks to sleep at work so they can have more time for fun. 

“Drone Shoes” – Apple and Onion need to find power to plug in their new drone shoes.

Saturday, Dec. 19

7 p.m. ET/PT Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

Teen Titans Go!

Teen Titans Go!

Sunday, Dec. 20

6:30 a.m. ET/PT Bakugan “Nightmare / Bad Dan” 

9 a.m. ET/PT Teen Titans Go! “Superhero Feud” – Control Freak pits the Titans against the DC Superhero Girls to determine who is the best team in the universe.

9:15 a.m. ET/PT DC Superhero Girls “#AwesomeAuntAntiope” – Diana always preferred her “fun aunt” Antiope to her strict mother, but when Antiope visits Metropolis and takes the girls out on the town, Diana sees her aunt’s antics in a whole new light.

9:30 a.m. ET/PT Total Dramarama “Baby Brother Blues” – When Beth is told that the impending arrival of a baby brother is about to ruin her life, she runs away to find a new family.

“Space Codyty” – Izzy, convinced that Cody is an alien, embarks on a journey through space to take him back home.

7 p.m. ET/PT Wonder Woman

Saturday, Dec. 26

7 p.m. ET/PT Smallfoot

Sunday, Dec. 27

6:30 a.m. ET/PT Bakugan “Dusk Industries Under Attack / Taking Dan Back”

11 a.m. ET/PT DC Super Hero Girls “#FreshPrincessOfRenFaire” – A fun day at the Renaissance Faire takes a dark turn when our heroes clash with a princess-eating dragon.

7 p.m. ET/PT Monsters vs. Aliens

Find these episodes on-demand first along with many others on the Cartoon Network app.

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DC Super Hero Girls


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