What's On TV Christmas bumper issue Christmas cover and on-sale date revealed!

What's On TV Christmas cover 2023
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The What's On TV Christmas double issue on-sale date is Tuesday, December 12, 2023 (even earlier in some places!)

It is your 14-day TV guide to all the Christmas TV. Packed full of all the TV treats coming your way over the festive period plus a bumper film guide, the top Soap stories, and the best of Netflix, Disney Plus, and more. It's the family's favourite guide!

Here's our wonderful cover...

What's On TV Christmas cover 2023

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Christmas TV this year will include the Call the Midwife Christmas 2023 special, the Death in Paradise Christmas special 2023, and the first Beyond Paradise Christmas special. Plus the final ever episode of Ghosts as the spooks bow out with a festive episode. Other family highlights include Channel 4's Mog and Tabby McTat, the latest BBC One festive animation by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffer.

You can also expect lots of drama in Coronation Street, Emmerdale, EastEnders and Hollyoaks.

Remember, the What's On TV Christmas issue will this year go on sale on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.

What’s On TV has Christmas all wrapped up! It’s a cracker and your ultimate Christmas TV Guide!

Make sure you have an extra special Christmas and buy a copy of Britain’s favourite festive TV guide, on sale Tuesday, December 12 and may be available in some shops earlier!

David Hollingsworth

David is the What To Watch Editor and has over 20 years of experience in television journalism. He is currently writing about the latest television and film news for What To Watch.

Before working for What To Watch, David spent many years working for TV Times magazine, interviewing some of television's most famous stars including Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland, singer Lionel Richie and wildlife legend Sir David Attenborough. 

David started out as a writer for TV Times before becoming the title's deputy features editor and then features editor. During his time on TV Times, David also helped run the annual TV Times Awards. David is a huge Death in Paradise fan, although he's still failed to solve a case before the show's detective! He also loves James Bond and controversially thinks that Timothy Dalton was an excellent 007.

Other than watching and writing about telly, David loves playing cricket, going to the cinema, trying to improve his tennis and chasing about after his kids!