Christmas time is here once again which means you can fill your home with holiday cheer and watch holiday-themed shows and movies. One story that has been a constant around this holidays is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

The adaptations of the story based on Dr. Seuss’ classic book brings popular characters to life to tell a Christmas story that has been shared for years. The tale follows the grumpy creature known as the Grinch who attempts to end Christmas by stealing from the people of Whoville.

The live adaptation of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” starring Jim Carrey, will air Thursday on HBO Signature (East) at 9 p.m. EST, Friday on HBO Signature (West) at 12:00 a.m. EST. On Wednesday, Dec. 14, you can catch the movie twice. HBO Family (East) will air the film at 5:15 p.m. EST and again at 8:15 p.m. EST on HBO Family (West).

HBO Family (East) airs it again on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 3:45 a.m. for night owls who can’t sleep and may need something to entertain them. If you are not able to catch the first few showings the movie is also available to watch on demand for Optimum customers who have HBO.

"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" has become a holiday tradition that is typically played on television throughout the holiday season.

Those looking for a movie to watch this weekend are also in luck. The classic animated version of the story from 1966 will air Saturday on TBS at 7:30 p.m. EST. Those who may miss the cartoon can catch it Wednesday, Dec. 14, on TNT at 8:00 p.m. EST and again at 8:30 p.m. EST.

Cartoon Network will also be airing the Christmas classic Saturday, Dec. 17, at 12:00 p.m. EST and on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 1:00 p.m. EST.

Unfortunately for U.S. residents, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is not available on Netflix. However, viewers in South America, the Middle East, Asia, African and select European countries have access to the movie. Individuals who are willing to pay can watch the film on YouTube, Amazon Video and Google Play for $6.99. It can also be purchased on iTunes for $14.99 and on VUDU for $9.99.