The best TV to stream over Christmas

Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce star in ITVX's A Spy Among Friends. (ITV)
Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce star in ITVX's A Spy Among Friends. (ITV)

Cosy up at home this Christmas with the best in binge-worthy TV streaming - whether you're into festive fun, gritty drama, or looking forward to catching up a favourite series, there's something for everyone.

Netflix welcomes back viewer hits including Emily in Paris and The Witcher, while Jack Ryan season three arrives on Prime Video and a Bad Education reunion is set for BBC iPlayer.

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Look out for new streaming service ITVX, launching on 8 December, which has some major series lined up for the festive period including A Spy Among Friends starring Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce, Litvinenko with David Tennant in the lead role, and Without Sin featuring Vicky McClure.

The best TV streaming over Christmas 2022

Netflix Christmas TV

Emily In Paris. Lily Collins as Emily in episode 305 of Emily In Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2022
Emily's back in Paris for season 3. (Netflix)

16 December

The Recruit

21 December

Emily in Paris (S3)

25 December

The Witcher: Blood Origin

26 December


Amazon Prime Video Christmas TV

Jack Ryan has finally dropped on Amazon Prime. (REX/Shutterstock)
Jack Ryan season 3 is coming. (REX/Shutterstock)

2 December

Three Pines

21 December

Jack Ryan (S3)

Disney+ Christmas TV

(L-R): Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis) and (Graham Hughes) in Lucasfilm's WILLOW exclusively on Disney+. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved.
Willow is streaming now. (Disney+)

Out now

The Patient


14 December

National Treasure: Edge of History

Paramount+ Christmas TV

Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon portray legendary country music couple George Jones and Tammy Wynette in new series George & Tammy. (Paramount)
Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon as country music couple George Jones and Tammy Wynette. (Paramount)

1 December

The Flatshare

5 December

George & Tammy

19 December


BBC iPlayer Christmas TV

Bad Education is back for a reunion. (BBC)
Bad Education is back for a reunion. (BBC)

11 December

Strike: Troubled Blood

15 December

Bad Education: Reunion

ITVX Christmas TV



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David Tennant plays Alexander Litvinenko. (ITV)

8 December

A Spy Among Friends

15 December


28 December

Without Sin