Nothing goes better with a turkey sambo than a good film – and all the better if it’s on terrestrial television.
And so, we’ve picked out some of the best ones on offer today…
11.00am, Comedy Central
Nothing says Christmas like a river of pink slime
1.30pm, RTE One
Anyone with kids will probably be thoroughly sick of all things Minion by Stephen’s Day, but Despicable Me is still a pretty great flick – and a perfect one to keep the sugared-up littles ones quiet for a while.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
5pm, RTE One
Because it’s going to be a long evening. Break for RTÉ News included: loved almost as much as the Angelus.
You probably didn’t appreciate the combo that is young Alec Baldwin and Michael Keaton first time round: take the opportunity to revel in its madness.