Sky TV goes festive this Christmas

Sky TV viewers in Ireland can enjoy the latest dramas alongside traditional Christmas movies

David Baker
by David Baker on 28th November, 2013

Sky has revealed its schedule for the Christmas season and it’s sure to leave viewers feeling festive.

The digital TV provider is promising a whole host of programming alongside award-winning dramas, while Sky Movies will have a channel entirely dedicated to Christmas.

Sky TV viewers in Ireland will have access to their favourite dramas such as The Tunnel and Boardwalk Empire while new drama Moonfleet will also hit the screens.

Fans of Dracula can enjoy the latest fix of the gothic drama in the run up to Christmas on Sky Living, while it’s all about stand-up comedy on Sky Atlantic.

Comedians take to the stage for a full-length improvised show in Set List: Stand Up Without a Net, featuring some of the famous names in comedy such as Ross Noble, Robin Williams and Frank Skinner.

Sky Movies Christmas

From December 1st, Sky Movies customers will be able to tune into Sky Movies Christmas, a dedicated Christmas-themed channel which will air 42 seasonal films during the month of December.

Festive favourites including Will Ferrell’s ‘Elf’, National Lampoons Holiday Vacation, Miracle on 34th Street, The Muppet Christmas Carol, and The Nightmare Before Christmas, will all be available, while many more will also be on offer.

All 42 films will be available at the scheduled times and will also be accessible via Sky’s On Demand service, to watch anytime in the run up to Christmas.

Sky are also offering new and existing customers six months half price Sky Movies, if they sign-up before 26 December 2013.

On Demand

A number of On Demand box sets will also be available in December, featuring favourites such as The Sopranos, Mad Dogs and Scandal.

TV Box Sets of Desperate Housewives and The Thick of It can also be watched via the On Demand service.

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