Where to Watch “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” This Year, because You Can’t Stream It

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Raise your hand if you’re ready to watch Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer! And no, we didn’t ask if your kiddos are ready for their holiday viewing experience yet. We get it. The classic stop-motion flick is a fave among both grown-ups and tots alike. Heck, you probably spent many a pre-Christmas evening watching this adorable animated piece of awesomeness yourself!

So when can you watch Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer? CBS will airing the iconic Burl Ives-narrated holiday special on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 8 p.m. Eastern. But don’t just settle for Rudolph and friends—CBS has an entire lineup of your holiday faves.

If you’re looking to add a few more Christmas picks to your viewing wish list, CBS will air plenty of old-school classics like Frosty The Snowman (narrated by Jimmy Durante) and Frosty Returns (starring John Goodman as the voice of Frosty). CBS will also have holiday newcomers that are sure to delight, like Robbie The Reindeer: Hooves Of Fire, with the voices of Ben Still and Jim Belushi.

Here’s the full the holiday special lineup from CBS:

Friday, Nov. 23

Frosty The Snowman at 8 p.m. Eastern

Frosty Returns at 8:30 p.m. Eastern

Saturday, Nov. 24

Robbie The Reindeer: Hooves Of Fire at 8 p.m. Eastern

Robbie The Reindeer: Legend Of The Lost Tribe at 8:30 p.m. Eastern

The Story Of Santa Claus at 9 p.m. Eastern

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer at 8 p.m. Eastern

If you’re looking to watch the original Rudolph special anywhere else, don’t bother. CBS has been THE network to broadcast the Burl Ives version since 1972. That means the usual suspects—Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime—won’t have it available for streaming.

—Erica Loop



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