The BBC released a full Christmas TV program – including a six-piece adaptation of Les Miserables and the return of Idris Elba in Luther.
Agatha Christie's Richard Adams' Watership Down and Andrea Levy's The Long Song & # 39; ABC Murders, a new interpretation of the series, was also lined up.
And it returns to our old favorites screens like Miss Brown Boys, Midwife Call and Strictly Come Dancing.
Mary Berry and Nadiya Hussain will also have their own food show.
Charlotte Moore, director of BBC content: mek During the festival we have a great series of stars to entertain everyone in drama, entertainment, comedy and documentaries.
"There is something for everyone, and I know that our audience will enjoy the magnificent magical tastes presented on the BBC."
Since it became a tradition, another David Walliams book is adapted for the festivity – this time, The Midnight Gang.
Mark the 30th anniversary with a special program for BBC One, and younger audiences may be eager to capture an animated version of Zog in Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Goodness Gracious Me's stars will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show as well as celebrity fans of the hit BBC Two series.
Documentaries focus on the likes of comedian Billy Connolly and The Snowman's writer and illustrator, Raymond Briggs.
This is the Doctor Who festival show that will be held on BBC One in New Year's Day instead of Christmas Day for the first time since Drama's return in 2005.
Watership Down, a warning about the lofty rabbits, has an original song by Sam Smith and will be divided over two feature-length episodes.
James McAvoy has a star cast including Nicholas Hoult, John Boyega, Gemma Arteton and Olivia Colman.
Separately, award-winning screenwriter Andrew Davies – the subject of a documentary during Christmas – adapted the novel of Victor Hugo for a small screen.
Dominic West served as Jean Valjean in the French class for David Oyelowo's Javert and Lily Collins as Fantine.
John Malkovich will play Poirot on BBC One in the ABC Murders, and Rupert Grint will be seen with Inspector Crome.
Ken Dodd will be remembered at What's Tickled on BBC Two. The channel sees that Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan have discovered the heavenly wonders of nature and the winter wildlife.
The stars returning to Strictly include Anita Rani, Ann Widdecombe, Caroline Flack, Aston Merrygold, Jake Wood and Michael Vaughan.
Art offerings include Swan Lake on the BBC Four Royal Opera House.
And four of the Pops specials on BBC One during the holiday season.
The King's Christmas Message and Aled Jones, where Carols once again returned, will celebrate Christmas with the Thousands Songs of Praise followers in Edinburgh.