The Christmas M&M Commercial with the fainting Santa first aired on December 5, 1996. The first M&M Christmas commercials aired in the early 1980s.
Mars Inc makes M&Ms and Holiday M&Ms were first launched in 1986. The Christmas M&Ms are red and green and originally had pine tree and candle symbols instead of their usual trademark. In 1993, the M&M trademark replaced the holiday symbols. In November 2011, Mars released Cinnamon Milk Chocolate M&Ms for Christmas.
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