December 12 2012
The run-up to Christmas can be hectic, but once your preparations are complete it's also the perfect time for a bit of much-deserved relaxation. And what better way than curling up on the sofa with your family to enjoy showstopping seasonal editions of your favourite TV shows?
From the drama of Downton Abbey to the brilliant Miranda - and some more traditional Christmas fare - click through to find the best shows hitting the small screen this December.Downton Abbey
Everyone's favourite period drama returns for a feature-length Christmas special. The Crawley family are heading to Scotland for the festive break - but will Edith stay out of trouble once she discovers her (married) boss staying nearby? And what will the staff of Downton Abbey get up to with their employers away?
Christmas Day, 8.45pm, ITV1
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