'Ice Age' Special, 'Glee,' 'New Girl' Among Fox Holiday Offerings

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Fox is already feeling the holiday spirit. 

The network on Wednesday announced plans for Thanksgiving and Christmas-themed episodes of shows ranging from its Zooey Deschanel comedy New Girl to musical dramedy Glee, while also setting plans for primetime on Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving episodes begin Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. with New Girl and Raising Hope and continue Nov. 20 with The Cleveland Show's new Turkey Day episode featuring guest star Will Arnett at 7:30 p.m., followed by Family Guy, which will see Joes formerly MIA son Kevin (voiced by Scott Grimes) return from Iraq.

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Thanksgiving primetime specials include Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas airing at 8 p.m., followed by Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown from 8:30-9:30 p.m. and a repeat of The Simpsons holiday episode.

December specials include a night of Animation Domination Christmas fare beginning Dec. 11 with new episodes of The Cleveland Show at 7:30 p.m., followed by The Simpsons, Allen Gregory (season finale), Family Guy and American Dad.

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On Dec. 13, Fox will offer all-new holiday episodes of Glee, with the McKinley High glee club in the holiday spirit and ready to ring in the New Year starting the night at 8 p.m., followed by festive episodes of New Girl andRaising Hope.

The network will count down the final moments of 2011 with New Year's Eve Live '11 from 11 p.m.-12:30 a.m., featuring the year's chart-topping musical guests.