Netflix Reveals its Lineup of Holiday Series, Films and Specials for 2021

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Netflix is ready to deck the halls with its new lineup of holiday themed content. The streamer is proving it’s “Here for the Holidays,” by releasing its upcoming schedule for all the series, films, and holiday specials slated through the end of the year, with some available as early as Nov. 1.

Viewers can get excited for new releases like The Princess Switch 3, A Boy Called Christmas, Season 4 of The Great British Baking Show: Holidays, and many more.

As Netflix puts it, the service will release Eight kids titles a-kidding, Five rom-coms a-loving, Four international comedies a-laughing, Three competition series a-competing, Two musicals a-singing, and One adventure series with a touch of horror to scare you into the new year. By that last one, they of course mean Elves, the Danish thriller/drama about a family who moves to a remote island controlled by folklore and dark magic.

Here’s a complete snapshot of everything coming this season:

Below, you’ll find some first look photos, in-depth synopses, and more for some of Netflix’s upcoming programming from around the globe.

Netflix Holiday Schedule Highlights

Available November 17

Christmas Flow ????????

An unlikely Christmas romance blossoms between a famous rapper and a tenacious journalist. But can they make it work despite their differences?

Available November 19

Blown Away: Christmas S1 Bobby Berk in episode 3 of Blown Away: Christmas S1. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021

Blown Away: Christmas ????????

Blown Away is cranking up the heat for a spectacular holiday showdown! ’Tis the season for redemption as five fan favorites return to the hot shop to compete in a series of Christmas-themed challenges in the quest to become The Best in Holiday Blow. In the spirit of giving, the winner will not only receive a $10,000 cash prize, but an additional $10,000 will also be donated to their charity of choice. 
Blown Away: Christmas is hosted by Bobby Berk with resident evaluator Katherine Gray

Available November 26

School of Chocolate

Eight top pastry and chocolate professionals are coming to School of Chocolate to take their skills and careers to the next level. Their teacher is world-renowned chocolatier, Amaury Guichon, known globally for creating mind-blowing chocolate showpieces and unbelievable pastries. One lucky student who manages to prove themselves ‘Best in Class’ after eight episodes will win a prize package that includes a career-changing opportunity

Available November 28

Elves ????????

Hoping to reconnect over Christmas, a family of four travel to a remote island in the Danish archipelago, only to find it controlled by members of a strongly religious community living in balance with fierce creatures in the woods revealed to be… elves. Real, monstrous beings that inspired the folklore and myths we all know. When the girl in the family finds and brings home a baby elf, she inadvertently disrupts the balance and throws everyone on the island into a life-or-death battle for faith, family and pure survival

Available December 3

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season 4. c. Netflix © 2021

The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season 4 ????????

Deck the halls with sugar, butter and chocolate as competitors from past seasons bake wondrous winter treats for judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.

Coming in December

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How To Ruin Christmas: Season 2 ????????

Looking forward to a quiet Christmas this time around, family rebel and black sheep, Tumi Sello’s plans get ruined, and so does Christmas. Once again, she has to spend the next couple days before Christmas trying to clear hers and the Sello name.

Available November 23

Waffles + Mochi’s Holiday Feast

Waffles and Mochi are home for the holidays in the Land of Frozen Food when Steve the Mop calls asking about their holiday traditions. Overeager as always, Waffles makes up a holiday – Freezie Day – and says it is all about the food! Steve invites himself — and all their friends from the grocery store – over to celebrate, but Waffles and Mochi have nothing to feed their guests at this impromptu party. Mochi ventures out on MagiCart to gather food for the party while Waffles distracts the guests at home. Hijinks ensue (along with trips to Norway and Hawaii!). In the end, Waffles and Mochi learn that holiday traditions are about much more than food — they’re about being together and making memories with the people you love

Available November 24

Robin Robin ????????

A stop-motion holiday musical special from Aardman. When her egg fortuitously rolls into a rubbish dump, Robin is raised by a loving family of mice. As she grows up, her differences become more apparent. Robin sets off on the heist to end all heists to prove to her family that she can be a really good mouse – but ends up discovering who she really is.

Available November 30

Charlie’s Colorforms City: Snowy Stories

In these winter-themed episodes, we meet Charlie’s new friend Yetilda D. Yeti who pairs up with Charlie for some stompy snowy adventures!

Available December 3 (excluding UK)

Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas ????????

In this 30-minute special from Aardman, the world’s favourite sheep stars in his very own winter’s tale. Shaun’s seasonal excitement turns to dismay when a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for the Flock inadvertently leads to Timmy going missing. Can Shaun get Timmy back before he becomes someone else’s present? Prepare for a ‘Santastic’ adventure as everyone learns the true value of Christmas!

Available December 14

StarBeam: Beaming in the New Year ????????

When all of StarBeam’s greatest enemies team up on New Year’s Eve, Zoey trains her cousin Zane to be the next super hero in the family.

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