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Here’s where to watch ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ in 2020

The TV special will air on CBS and Freeform this year, though it’s a little more difficult to watch it online.

A scene from the animated classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
A scene from the animated classic “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,”

For over 50 years, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” has been a Christmas tradition for many. The television special, featuring the misfit reindeer as he helps Santa Claus to save Christmas, first aired in 1964 and is the longest-running holiday special on TV. But where can you watch it in 2020?

You can catch “Rudolph” airing on CBS or Freeform this year, but it is a little more difficult to find online. Here’s a schedule of when it will be on TV, as well as where else you can watch “Rudolph” this year.

Note: All times listed are MST.

  • Dec. 13 — 7 p.m. — CBS
  • Dec. 19 — 6:30 p.m. — Freeform
  • Dec. 20 — 5 p.m. — Freeform
  • Dec. 24 — 9:50 p.m. — Freeform
  • Dec. 25 — 6 p.m. — Freeform
  • “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is also available to watch with a subscription to the streaming service IndieFlix or to purchase on iTunes, Vudu or FandangoNOW.