Not surprisingly, holiday-themed promos pulled the sleigh when it came to Daily Brief‘s most popular Hot Spots in December, as networks and agencies came up with creatively festive twists.

From Oxygen playing up the network’s focus on true crime with a stop-motion spot featuring Santa getting pulled over in his sleigh, to Hungary’s Paramount Network reminding us that Die Hard is in fact a Christmas story no matter what even star Bruce Willis himself says, here’s a look at some of the most-viewed Hot Spots in Daily Brief in December.

5. Disney Channel’s Live Action ‘Kim Possible’ Is Here to Save the World

Disney Channel’s superhero is joined by her loyal sidekick, Ron Stoppable, to fight villains Drakken and Shego as Kim Possible (Sadie Stanley) flies in to save the world in this trailer by Open Road for the live-action version of the show.

4. History’s Blades Are ‘Forged in Fire’ As Well as Earth, Air and Water

Wil Willis, host of History’s Forged in Fire, explains how all four elements—earth, air, fire and water—are included in the making of great weapons in creative agency ThinkerFeeler‘s branded content spot for History Channel and Citizen Watches.

3. A Father Tells His Son the True Story of Christmas

The inner children of the staff at Hungary’s Paramount Network feel sure that no matter what even star Bruce Willis himself says, Die Hard is in fact a Christmas story. Viacom CEEI Creative worked with Budapest-based animation artist Dániel Huszár to create the spot’s homemade look and feel.

2. Nick Jr. Has ‘Snow Much Fun’ in Holiday 2018 Campaign

Nick Jr. took both real kids and its characters out for the ultimate snow day with Los Angeles-based agency Ringer, which pumped more than 10 tons of snow into a blue-screen stage in Los Angeles. There, the kids commenced to sled, slide and snowboard in time to an original song by Paul Buckley.

1. Oxygen Spoofs Holiday Specials with Stop-Motion ‘Santa Stories’

After he’s stopped by a cop, Santa’s got some explaining to do in this stop-motion spot from Mosomos that plays up Oxygen’s new-ish focus on true crime.

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