How Early is Too Early for Christmas Music on the Radio?

When it comes to playing Christmas music, what’s the cutoff between way too early and, “okay, now it’s fine”??
30,000 Americans were asked “when is the earliest acceptable time for radio stations to start playing Christmas music?” The most popular answer was in late November, after thanksgiving. Meanwhile 3 percent said just during the week of Christmas. Finally, there’s a Grinch out there somewhere that said Christmas day only!