All three ABC soaps are airing encore episodes on Christmas Eve. AMC features Erica and Krystal in Africa, OLTL relives the dramatic rescue of Starr and Hope from drug dealers, and GH will bring back Maxie and Spinelli's joyous non-wedding reception. All My Children will also air an encore episode on Christmas Day (Friday) while OLTL and GH will be pre-empted.
On CBS, all shows will air new episodes on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day, AS THE WORLD TURNS airs a new episode, while THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS airs an encore episode from Christmas Past, as does THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL.
DAYS OF OUR LIVES will air all new episodes.