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The Bite’s top TV picks for this Christmas Day

The big day is nearly upon us, and after you’re stuffed with turkey, it’s almost a given that you’ll sit down and stick on the TV.

As usual, the TV schedules are jam-packed with Christmas specials, from the soaps to your favourite shows airing a festive edition.

If you’re a soap fan, and haven’t already read our article on what’s happening and when they’re on this Christmas, then check it out!

So, what are The Bite’s top picks for Christmas Day?

Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special – 10pm, BBC One

Mayhem in the Brown household again this year as Grandad thinks the house is haunted, Cathy’s got a new internet date and Rory is undergoing plastic surgery. Agnes has been given a special Christmas tree from Buster Brady to cheer her up – what could possibly go wrong?

Doctor Who Christmas Special – 5.30pm, BBC One

The magical final chapter of the Twelfth Doctor’s journey sees the Time Lord team up with his former self, the first ever Doctor (David Bradley) and a returning Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie), for one last adventure.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special – 6.30pm, BBC One

The 2017 lineup includes Colin Jackson, Jeremy Vine, Judy Murray, Katie Derham, Kimberley Walsh and Robbie Savage take to the dance floor.

The Great Christmas Bakeoff – 7.40pm, Channel 4

Eight merry bakers from Bake Off past join Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding as they do battle in festive-themed challenges. It’s up to judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith to decide who wins the festive title.

Alan Carr’s Christmas Chatty Man – 10.00pm, Channel 4

Alan is joined on the sofa by Noel Gallagher, Christian Slater, John Bishop, Lorraine Kelly and Rob Beckett – hosts of Wedding Day Winners – and Gogglebox stars Giles and Mary.

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