Posted by | Ray Cornelius

This December BET Networks is switching up tradition and bringing some new flavor to your holiday with a fresh line-up of seasonal fare for the whole family to enjoy!  Check it out below:

“The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” premieres at 8 PM ET/PT – Kara is a young girl whose dreams come true when her Christmas gift comes to life in the form of her toy nutcracker. The ballet follows Kara as she journeys through new lands of wonder: Candy Cane Land, Egypt, the Indian Rainforest/Bollywood, Jazzland, Russia, and the Land of the Kimono Dolls putting a millennial twist on the timeless Christmas story. Starring Raven-Symone‘, Tichina Arnold and directed by Debbie Allen.

“A Very Larry Christmas” premieres at 8 PM ET/PT – Larry (DeRay Davis) is a warmhearted guy that believes he can’t do anything right including his job as a mail carrier. During the Christmas holiday, Larry’s Scrooge-of-a-boss assigns him a delivery route that is nearly impossible to complete and Larry is fired. Santa has a bad accident that renders him incapable of delivering toys on Christmas Eve enlists Larry to take his place for the night. It’s up to Santa’s little helper and his PR maven Nicole (Tatyana Ali) to whip Larry into shape and save Christmas! Also starring Loretta Devine and Charles Dutton.

“Bobby Jones Gospel Christmas Special” premieres at 9 AM ET/PT – Performances by gospel superstars Pastor Shirley Caesar, Vickie Winans, Jonathan McReynolds, Erica Campbell and an appearance by the Howard University Gospel Choir.

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