Tiny tots with eyes all aglow will want to see classic shows

November 27, 1992

The post-Thanksgiving TV schedules repeat classic holiday specials. Here's what's coming to town:

* "A Charlie Brown Christmas," 8 p.m. Dec. 2, CBS/WBAL-Channel 11.

* "A Garfield Christmas," 8:30 p.m. Dec. 2, CBS/WBAL-Channel 11.

* "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," 1 p.m. Dec. 6, WBAL-Channel 11.

* "Tiny Toon Christmas," 7 p.m. Dec. 6, WBFF-Channel 45. Fox offers a version of "It's a Wonderful Life."

* "The Nutcracker," 8 p.m. Dec. 7, MPT (Channels 22 and 67), with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gelsey Kirkland.

* "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," 8:05 p.m. Dec. 9, TBS. Only cable has this popular tale.

* "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," 8 p.m. Dec. 11, CBS/WBAL-Channel 11. Television's longest-running holiday special, first seen in 1964.

* "Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too," 9 p.m. Dec. 11, ABC/WJZ-Channel 13. The bear celebrates with the rest

A. A. Milne's forest creations.

* "March of the Wooden Soldiers," 9 p.m. Dec. 11, NBC/WMAR-Channel 2. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy help save Toyland in this 1934 classic.

* "The Nutcracker," 9 p.m. Dec. 15, A&E. The Bolshoi Ballet performs.

* "John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together," 8 p.m. Dec. 15 (repeats Dec. 16, 19 and 25), Disney Channel.

* "Frosty the Snowman," 8 p.m. Dec. 16, CBS/WBAL-Channel 11. Jimmy Durante narrates the story.

* "The Wish That Changed Christmas," 8:30 p.m. Dec. 16, CBS/WBAL-Channel 11. Based on "The Story of Holly and Ivy," by Rumer Godden.

* "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," 8 p.m. Dec. 24, CBS/Channel 11). Performer Joel Grey narrates the animated musical poem.

* "A Wish for Wings That Work," 8:30 p.m. Dec. 24, CBS/WBAL-Channel 11). Animated special stars Opus and Bill, from "Bloom County" and "Outland."

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