Where to see FROSTY THE SNOWMAN IN 2022; Is it on streaming services?

Where to see FROSTY THE SNOWMAN IN 2022;  Is it on streaming services?

When it comes to holiday classics, perhaps none are as iconic Frosty the Snowman. The beloved animated special about the magical snowman with a corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made of coal will debut on television in 2022 on CBS on Friday, May 25. November at 8:00 PM ET/PT, one day after networks welcome Santa during the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. For many, Santa’s arrival at the end of the parade marks the official start of the Christmas season.

If you happen to miss Frosty’s return to TV, you’ll have a few extra opportunities to catch the special throughout the holiday season. After its CBS debut, Frosty the Snowman will be shown several times during Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas.”

Here is the full timetable for when Frosty the Snowman will air on Freeform during the network’s “25 days of Christmas” programming:

  • Saturday 3 December at 22.20 / 21.20
  • Sunday 4 December at 17.05 / 16.05
  • Wednesday 21 December at 20.30 / 19.30
  • Thursday 22 December at 19.30 / 18.30
  • Saturday 24 December at 18.50 / 17.50
  • Sunday 25 December at 14.00 / 13.00

Unfortunately, despite the increasing number of cord cutters in recent years, Frosty the Snowman will not be available on any streaming services such as Netflix, Disney+ or Apple TV+. However, those with Hulu Live or Paramount+ can stream CBS live through those services, so you can still watch the special at the listed times.

Alternatively, another option is to simply buy the animated special. Frosty the Snowman is available for purchase digitally for around $10 on a number of services, including Vudu.

See also  'Top Gun: Maverick' not streaming, even with $20 digital sale direct now

Frosty the Snowman is a 25-minute television special that first aired on December 7, 1969. Based on the popular holiday song by Walter E. Rollins and Steve Nelson, the special follows a group of school children who build a snowman and place a magician’s hat on his head, which causing him to come to life. When the temperate starts to warm, the kids try to lead Frosty back to the North Pole before he melts. Here’s the official synopsis from CBS:

Frosty, the “happy, happy soul” whose old silk hat full of magic has made him a musical Christmas legend, once again demonstrates his unique showmanship.

Frosty returns, a sequel to the original special, was released in 1992; although it was not produced by Rankin/Bass and featured different characters, voices and animations. Frosty Returns airs on CBS right after Frosty the Snowman on Friday, May 25. November at 8:30 PM ET/PT. This will likely be one of the only times you catch the sequel during the holidays, as it is not included in Freeform’s programming schedule.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *