Holiday Programs on WNED-TV

The holiday season on WNED-TV dazzles this year with programs and specials that will delight the entire family, featuring inspirational music, savory cuisine and beloved characters from across the pond.

Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 2:30pm
Hanukkah: A Festival of Delights
Explore the evolution of Hanukkah from a small holiday within Judaism to prominence in American culture. William Shatner, Lainie Kazan, authors, rabbis and others share historical background and personal memories.
Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 4pm
Carpenters: Close to You & Christmas Memories (My Music Presents)
MY MUSIC Presents THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU is a music-filled documentary that traces the Carpenters' career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group's friends in the music business, features all of their top recording hits, including "(They Long to Be) Close to You," "Top of the World," "Hurting Each Other," "Only Yesterday," "Rainy Days and Mondays" and "We've Only Just Begun."
Thu, Dec 06, 2018 at 12:30pm
Carpenters: Close to You & Christmas Memories (My Music Presents)
MY MUSIC Presents THE CARPENTERS: CLOSE TO YOU is a music-filled documentary that traces the Carpenters' career through the eyes of Richard Carpenter and the group's friends in the music business, features all of their top recording hits, including "(They Long to Be) Close to You," "Top of the World," "Hurting Each Other," "Only Yesterday," "Rainy Days and Mondays" and "We've Only Just Begun."
Sat, Dec 08, 2018 at 1:30pm
America's Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays
The entire cast is home for the holidays, and they're sharing their tips and tricks for planning a stress-free gathering, while also recounting personal holiday memories and revealing their all-time favorite holiday recipes from the Test Kitchen archives. AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN SPECIAL: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS features hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison and the rest of the America's Test Kitchen cast gathered together in a casual behind-the-scenes setting and sharing the warmth of the holidays with viewers.
Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 4:30pm
Lidia Celebrates America: Home for the Holidays
Join host Lidia Bastianich for an unforgettable holiday special celebrating veterans, who discuss the importance of family during holidays, the challenges and sacrifices of their work and the pride they take in having defended our country.
Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 9pm
America's Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays
The entire cast is home for the holidays, and they're sharing their tips and tricks for planning a stress-free gathering, while also recounting personal holiday memories and revealing their all-time favorite holiday recipes from the Test Kitchen archives. AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN SPECIAL: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS features hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison and the rest of the America's Test Kitchen cast gathered together in a casual behind-the-scenes setting and sharing the warmth of the holidays with viewers.
Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 10pm
Liona Boyd: A Winter Fantasy
Filmed in historic Richmond Hill United Church in December 2017, Liona Boyd: A Winter Fantasy perfectly captures a magical evening concert performed by world-renowned classical guitarist, Liona Boyd and her protege, Andrew Dolson. The film also features special guest, Grammy nominated flautist Ron Korb, as well as the Chancel Choir of Richmond Hill. A Winter Fantasy is a one hour concert film that interweaves beloved traditional pieces, such as Silent Night and The Huron Carol, with Liona's own original material and the ethereal orchestrations of Peter Bond. Andrew Dolson accompanies Liona on guitar as well as giving soaring operatic vocal renditions of O Holy Night and Liona's own epic Aurora Borealis, a tribute to the beauty of the northern lights.
Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 4:30pm
America's Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays
The entire cast is home for the holidays, and they're sharing their tips and tricks for planning a stress-free gathering, while also recounting personal holiday memories and revealing their all-time favorite holiday recipes from the Test Kitchen archives. AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN SPECIAL: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS features hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison and the rest of the America's Test Kitchen cast gathered together in a casual behind-the-scenes setting and sharing the warmth of the holidays with viewers.
Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:30pm
European Christmas Markets
Join us on our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all sorts of treats and delights. As we travel through Germany, France and Switzerland we visit cities and towns and learn of their history, see their major sights, and visit their charming markets.
Sat, Dec 15, 2018 at 5:30pm
Liona Boyd: A Winter Fantasy
Filmed in historic Richmond Hill United Church in December 2017, Liona Boyd: A Winter Fantasy perfectly captures a magical evening concert performed by world-renowned classical guitarist, Liona Boyd and her protege, Andrew Dolson. The film also features special guest, Grammy nominated flautist Ron Korb, as well as the Chancel Choir of Richmond Hill. A Winter Fantasy is a one hour concert film that interweaves beloved traditional pieces, such as Silent Night and The Huron Carol, with Liona's own original material and the ethereal orchestrations of Peter Bond. Andrew Dolson accompanies Liona on guitar as well as giving soaring operatic vocal renditions of O Holy Night and Liona's own epic Aurora Borealis, a tribute to the beauty of the northern lights.
Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 2pm
The Great British Baking Show: Christmas Masterclass
In the countdown to Christmas, Paul bakes St. Lucia buns and mincemeat and marzipan couronne. Mary tackles French galette, Genoa cake, and white chocolate and ginger cheesecake. Paul's showstopper kranskake is a spectacular tower of delicate rings.
Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 3pm
The Great British Baking Show: Christmas Masterclass
Mary and Paul share favorite recipes for Christmas classics like stollen, mincemeat streusel and a gingerbread house, and some lesser-known bakes: Scottish black bun, Tunis cake and Boxing Day pie-the perfect way to use trimmings from the day before.
Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 4pm
The Great British Baking Show: Christmas Masterclass
Watch Mary prepare a pavlova wreath, and Paul a Chelsea bun Christmas tree. Mary makes decadent trifle layered with fruit compote and a rosace a l'orange. Paul puts leftovers to use in turkey and ham pie and closes the show with a towering pandoro.
Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 5pm
The Great British Baking Show: Christmas Masterclass
Join judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood as they detail how to make perfect mince pies, Christmas pudding and Christmas cake, and introduce some tasty treats for the holiday season.
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 1:30am
European Christmas Markets
Join us on our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all sorts of treats and delights. As we travel through Germany, France and Switzerland we visit cities and towns and learn of their history, see their major sights, and visit their charming markets.
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 4:30pm
Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday for Heroes
Join host Lidia Bastianich for an unforgettable holiday special celebrating veterans, who discuss the importance of family during holidays, the challenges and sacrifices of their work and the pride they take in having defended our country.
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 9pm
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Sutton Foster and Hugh Bonneville
Join Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster and "Downton Abbey" actor Hugh Bonneville will star as guest musical artist and narrator for this year's "Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir." They join the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, Bells on Temple Square handbell choir, Gabriel Trumpet Ensemble, dancers and actors in an elaborate, Victorian-themed program that celebrates the Christmas season through music, dance, storytelling and pageantry.
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 9pm
Handel's Messiah and the Foundling Hospital
Handel's "Messiah" is one of the most popular choral pieces in Western music. It has been recorded hundreds of times and contains a tune that's as instantly recognizable as any in music. Yet few people know the extraordinary story of how this much-loved piece came to public attention or how it helped save the lives of tens of thousands of children. Thanks to HANDEL'S MESSIAH AND THE FOUNDLING HOSPITAL, that story can now be told. Historian Amanda Vickery (Pride and Prejudice: Having A Ball) and BBC Radio 3 presenter Tom Service host this engaging drama/documentary which re-creates the first performance of "Messiah" at London's Foundling Hospital in 1750 and tells the heart-rending tale of how that special fundraising concert helped maintain the Hospital and heralded a golden age of philanthropy.
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 1am
First Silent Night
"The First Silent Night tells viewers a tale that has been two hundred years in the making. A story that begins in humble circumstances and ends with the creation of the world's most popular carol." For close to two hundred years, one carol has occupied the heart of Christmas celebrations across the world. It has been translated into over 300 languages, performed by Symphony orchestras and celebrated international artists and soloists. Almost every Christmas music release annually includes a new recording of Silent Night.
Tue, Dec 19, 2018 at 2am
Making A New American Nutcracker
The Joffrey Ballet Artistic Director Ashley Wheater gathered together a stellar group of theatre artists, including Tony Award-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon; Caldecott Medal-winning author Brian Selznick, writer of the book that inspired the Oscar-winning film "Hugo"; MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipient Basil Twist; renowned puppeteer and Tony Award-nominated scenic designer Julian Crouch; and Tony Award-winning lighting designer Natasha Katz to reimagine the story of Clara, the privileged daughter of a 19th-century German merchant who falls asleep on Christmas Eve and dreams of a world of sweets.
Tue, Dec 19, 2018 at 7:30pm
European Christmas Markets
Join us on our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all sorts of treats and delights. As we travel through Germany, France and Switzerland we visit cities and towns and learn of their history, see their major sights, and visit their charming markets. Besides being a visual treat, the show is also a musical treat, as T the Kingston Trio provides special folk arrangements of traditional Christmas carols to add to the magic and enchantment of the medieval and castle towns we visit.
Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 2am
Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast
Join Emmy and James Beard Award-winning chef Lidia Bastianich as she travels to the heartland of America, immersing herself in diverse cultures that provide inspiration for the holidays.
Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 10:30pm
Christmas on the Danube
Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Market. It is true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube River as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.
Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 3am
Christmastime In New Orleans
A festive holiday special showcasing the music, sights and internationally acclaimed cuisine of New Orleans. Taped in part at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans, the special spotlights a concert celebrating the city's vast and unique musical influences. Vibraphonist/percussionist Jason Marsalis and The NOLA Players perform a variety of holiday classics, putting a new twist on "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day," "Joy to the World" and "Go Tell it on the Mountain."
Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 12:30pm
Call The Midwife Holiday Special 2017
Join the midwives as they battle snow, ice, power cuts and frozen pipes to provide patient care during the coldest winter in 300 years. Valerie helps a young couple who experience a traumatic birth and Sister Julienne tries to reunite a family.
Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 12:30pm
European Christmas Markets
Join us on our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all sorts of treats and delights. As we travel through Germany, France and Switzerland we visit cities and towns and learn of their history, see their major sights, and visit their charming markets. Besides being a visual treat, the show is also a musical treat, as T the Kingston Trio provides special folk arrangements of traditional Christmas carols to add to the magic and enchantment of the medieval and castle towns we visit.
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 3am
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Sutton Foster and Hugh Bonneville
Join Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster and "Downton Abbey" actor Hugh Bonneville will star as guest musical artist and narrator for this year's "Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir." They join the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, Bells on Temple Square handbell choir, Gabriel Trumpet Ensemble, dancers and actors in an elaborate, Victorian-themed program that celebrates the Christmas season through music, dance, storytelling and pageantry.
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 4am
Handel's Messiah and the Foundling Hospital
Handel's "Messiah" is one of the most popular choral pieces in Western music. It has been recorded hundreds of times and contains a tune that's as instantly recognizable as any in music. Yet few people know the extraordinary story of how this much-loved piece came to public attention or how it helped save the lives of tens of thousands of children. Thanks to HANDEL'S MESSIAH AND THE FOUNDLING HOSPITAL, that story can now be told. Historian Amanda Vickery (Pride and Prejudice: Having A Ball) and BBC Radio 3 presenter Tom Service host this engaging drama/documentary which re-creates the first performance of "Messiah" at London's Foundling Hospital in 1750 and tells the heart-rending tale of how that special fundraising concert helped maintain the Hospital and heralded a golden age of philanthropy.
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 1:30pm
Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast
Join Emmy and James Beard Award-winning chef Lidia Bastianich as she travels to the heartland of America, immersing herself in diverse cultures that provide inspiration for the holidays.
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 4:30pm
Handel's Messiah and the Foundling Hospital
Handel's "Messiah" is one of the most popular choral pieces in Western music. It has been recorded hundreds of times and contains a tune that's as instantly recognizable as any in music. Yet few people know the extraordinary story of how this much-loved piece came to public attention or how it helped save the lives of tens of thousands of children. Thanks to HANDEL'S MESSIAH AND THE FOUNDLING HOSPITAL, that story can now be told. Historian Amanda Vickery (Pride and Prejudice: Having A Ball) and BBC Radio 3 presenter Tom Service host this engaging drama/documentary which re-creates the first performance of "Messiah" at London's Foundling Hospital in 1750 and tells the heart-rending tale of how that special fundraising concert helped maintain the Hospital and heralded a golden age of philanthropy.
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 5:30pm
Holiday Handbells: The Raleigh Ringers
The Raleigh Ringers, an internationally acclaimed community handbell choir based in Raleigh, North Carolina, present the sequel to their critically acclaimed holiday special, One Winter Evening at Meymandi. HOLIDAY HANDBELLS runs the gamut of song selections from old yuletide favorites to Vince Guaraldi's A Charlie Brown Christmasscore and other sounds of the season. Highlights include: a lighthearted take on "Flight of the Bumblebee," the solemn French carol "Pat-a-pan," "March of the Toys" from the operetta Babes in Toyland, Chopin's "Valse Brilliante," and an instrumental version of "Silent Night." In between, director and conductor David Harris explains the centuries-old history of handbells, the variety of bells and bell-like instruments used, and the teamwork required to perform a piece.
Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 11:30pm
Christmas on the Danube
Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Market. It is true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.
Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 2pm
Holidays at Hendricks 2018
Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 3:30pm
Great Performances: Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn - The Broadway Musical
Enjoy the hit Broadway adaptation of the classic 1942 movie musical, showcasing an Irving Berlin score including the Oscar-winning "White Christmas" with big dance numbers, comedy and a hit parade of the great songwriter's famous tunes.
Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 7pm
The Lawrence Welk Show: Christmas (1966)
We go back to 1966 to celebrate Christmas with Lawrence, his Musical Family, and their families. Lawrence makes his annual singing entrance on "Jingle Bells". You're guaranteed to fall in love with Barbara and Bobby as Raggedy Ann and Andy for the "Doll Dance". The Lennon Sisters sing the beautiful "Star Carol" while JoAnn Castle rocks the house with "Frosty The Snowman". Aladdin gives the show a perfect touch with the holiday classic "Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus". You'll want to watch this show with your whole family.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 1am
The Night Before Christmas Carol
Renowned Dickens scholar and author Dr. Eliot Engel, crafts this entertaining study that complements every holiday schedule. Filmed in the spirit of a classic BBC-style presentation, actor David zum Brunnen portrays Charles Dickens -- and seventeen other familiar characters from the ghostly classic, A Christmas Carol.

Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 2am
Festival of Carols with Sylvia McNair
Grammy-winning soprano Sylvia McNair joins the 150-voice Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and the Chamber Orchestra at The Palladium at The Center for The Performing Arts for the 25th anniversary of the holiday favorite FESTIVAL OF CAROLS WITH SYLVIA MCNAIR. The annual concert is one of the largest holiday performances in Indianapolis and includes familiar carol classics such as "Joy to the World," "The First Noel" and "O Holy Night." It also features a classical seasonal repertoire which includes: Morten Lauridsen's "O Magnum Mysterium" and William Mathias' "Sir Christemas." In addition, the concert special highlights the immense power of music in our schools via a side-by-side educational program titled "Spotlight Choir" that pairs a gifted local high school with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir for two pieces on the program.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 3am
Happy Holidays with the Boston Pops
The one-hour music special HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH THE BOSTON POPS showcases the best of the New England holiday season with the Boston Pops and Tanglewood Festival Chorus, under the direction of Keith Lockhart, performing beloved classics, including "Christmas Canticles" and "Hallelujah Chorus" from Handel's Messiah. Filmed at historic Symphony Hall in Boston, the show features several special segments, including a performance by bass-baritone Justin Hopkins. Country superstar Sara Evans sings songs from her 2014 holiday album "At Christmas," and Mad Men and Broadway star Robert Morse reads "Twas the Night Before Christmas" with musical accompaniment.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 4am
Urban Nutcracker: Anatomy of a Ballet
URBAN NUTCRACKER: ANATOMY OF A BALLET goes behind-the-scenes of Anthony Williams' daring adaptation of the holiday classic, in which a diverse group of dancers - a rough-edged tap star, a black cavalier and a Latina teen - put their twist on traditional Nutcracker roles. The performance documentary captures the challenges involved in uniting the multi-ethnic team of dancers, artists and stage crew and presenting the professional-quality stage show on a non-profit budget. Along the way, cameras capture the gradual crumbling of barriers as participants work, learn and perform together.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 2:30pm
European Christmas Markets
Join us on our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all sorts of treats and delights. As we travel through Germany, France and Switzerland we visit cities and towns and learn of their history, see their major sights, and visit their charming markets. Besides being a visual treat, the show is also a musical treat, as T the Kingston Trio provides special folk arrangements of traditional Christmas carols to add to the magic and enchantment of the medieval and castle towns we visit.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 4:30pm
Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast
Join Emmy and James Beard Award-winning chef Lidia Bastianich as she travels to the heartland of America, immersing herself in diverse cultures that provide inspiration for the holidays.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 4:30pm
Antiques Roadshow: Greatest Gifts
A Louis Comfort Tiffany gift necklace from a husband or a Fender bass guitar as a birthday present -- these memorable gifts turned out to be valuable and notable items. This special episode is filled with appraisals featuring items that guests received as presents and will leave you writing your own holiday wish list.
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 9pm
Christmas In Christ Chapel: Visions of Divine Mystery 2018
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 10pm
Bucknell Candlelight Christmas
Lessons and Carols, returns to public television. Rooke Chapel, set on one of Central Pennsylvania's most picturesque campuses, makes for an evocative setting in A BUCKNELL CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS. The program opens with the traditional candlelight procession and recounts Christ's birth through Bible readings and anthems from the renowned undergraduate musical ensembles, the Rooke Chapel Choir and Rooke Chapel Ringers. This holiday special also highlights the uplifting power of congregational singing, with performances of sacred music and familiar carols such as "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "Go Tell it On the Mountain," "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," "Silent Night" and "Joy to the World."
Mon, Dec 24, 2018 at 11pm
Crane Candlelight Concert 2017 Let Us All Be Merry
The Crane Chorus and the Crane Symphony Orchestra come together to present a very special Holiday concert. Featuring over 300 carolers and musicians from the renowned Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam, the concert includes traditional Christmas and seasonal hymns along with popular favorites. Conducted by Jeffrey Francom and Kenneth Andrews, this year features the six-part cantata Vom Himmel hoch; the a capella hymn O Salutaris Hostia; two movements from George Whitefield Chawick's inspiring Symphonic Sketches, the soulful One Sweet Little Baby; Jerusalem: A Meditation for Peace, a modern plea for world peace; a rousing rendition of Old American Carols; and the title track, Let Us All Be Merry.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 12 midnight
Christmas at St. Olaf: Ris'n with Healing In His Wings
For many people, the celebration of the Advent-Christmas-Epiphany season begins with the annual St. Olaf Christmas Festival, a century-old tradition at St. Olaf College. The first festival was a musical program for the college community, planned and directed by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf Music Department. The festival continues as an expression of the College's rich musical heritage. Recorded on campus, CHRISTMAS AT ST. OLAF: RIS'N WITH HEALING IN HIS WINGS features lively and festive music, including "Gloria" by Andre J. Thomas - a work arranged for massed choir, soloists, and a full orchestra in a gospel musical style. Other music includes familiar Christmas carols, beautiful and contemplative choral anthems, and rollicking orchestral flourishes.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 1am
Hope College Christmas Vespers
Taped in 2015, Hope College Christmas Vespers is a holiday tradition for many families from West Michigan and around the country. This program is a celebration of the true spirit of Christmas and features some of the most beautiful choral and instrumental music of the season. A tradition at Hope College since 1941, Christmas Vespers is the perfect way to ring in your holiday season.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 2am
Christmas at Concordia: Gather Us In, O Child of Peace
In the music special CHRISTMAS AT CONCORDIA: GATHER US IN, O CHILD OF PEACE, Concordia College re-imagines the Christmas message with music embracing peace and reconciliation. The concert marks the 125th anniversary of Concordia College, which was founded by Norwegian immigrants and is located in Moorhead, Minnesota. Under the artistic leadership of world renowned composer and conductor Rene Claussen, four hundred student musicians perform in front of an original mural measuring nearly 200 feet wide.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 3am
Christmas at Belmont 2017
Join Grammy-winning host Sheryl Crow and nearly 700 student musicians, Belmont School of Music faculty and Nashville Children's Choir for a production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music and light-hearted seasonal favorites.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 4am
Liona Boyd: A Winter Fantasy
Filmed in historic Richmond Hill United Church in December 2017, Liona Boyd: A Winter Fantasy perfectly captures a magical evening concert performed by world-renowned classical guitarist, Liona Boyd and her protege, Andrew Dolson. The film also features special guest, Grammy nominated flautist Ron Korb, as well as the Chancel Choir of Richmond Hill. A Winter Fantasy is a one hour concert film that interweaves beloved traditional pieces, such as Silent Night and The Huron Carol, with Liona's own original material and the ethereal orchestrations of Peter Bond.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 5am
Holiday Handbells: The Raleigh Ringers
The Raleigh Ringers, an internationally acclaimed community handbell choir based in Raleigh, North Carolina, present the sequel to their critically acclaimed holiday special, One Winter Evening at Meymandi. HOLIDAY HANDBELLS runs the gamut of song selections from old yuletide favorites to Vince Guaraldi's A Charlie Brown Christmasscore and other sounds of the season. Highlights include: a lighthearted take on "Flight of the Bumblebee," the solemn French carol "Pat-a-pan," "March of the Toys" from the operetta Babes in Toyland, Chopin's "Valse Brilliante," and an instrumental version of "Silent Night." In between, director and conductor David Harris explains the centuries-old history of handbells, the variety of bells and bell-like instruments used, and the teamwork required to perform a piece.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 6am
Christmas on the Danube
Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Market. It is true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 2:30am
Christmas on the Danube
Christmas on the Danube is a companion to European Christmas Market. It is true holiday treat that will fill your senses with warmth, touch your heart, and provide your mind with geography and history, as well. Traveling the majestic Danube river as it passes through stunning European landscape, history and culture, Christmas on the Danube visits theses cities along the Danube, which are particularly spectacular at Christmas.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 9pm
Call The Midwife Holiday Special 2018
See what happens when a new nun and four Chinese orphans arrive unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, causing both joy and chaos for the midwives. Meanwhile, Mother Superior falls ill, and it's time for a new spiritual leader to be elected.
Tue, Dec 25, 2018 at 10:30pm
Frank Capra Story: A Wonderful Life
This documentary film by Emmy Award Nominee (news) Gene Koprowski is short-form broadcast journalism that examines the life of the filmmaker Frank Capra, and features sound from Capra, as well as Jimmy Stewart, Bette Davis, Donna Reed, and Bob Hope. The film features 570 stills from the 1930s and 1940s, which we researched through the National Archives, Sony Pictures Museum, Library of Congress, and others. Most of these images have never been on TV previously but are public domain.
Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 1am
Call The Midwife Holiday Special 2018
See what happens when a new nun and four Chinese orphans arrive unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, causing both joy and chaos for the midwives. Meanwhile, Mother Superior falls ill, and it's time for a new spiritual leader to be elected.
Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 2:30am
Frank Capra Story: A Wonderful Life
This documentary film by Emmy Award Nominee (news) Gene Koprowski is short-form broadcast journalism that examines the life of the filmmaker Frank Capra, and features sound from Capra, as well as Jimmy Stewart, Bette Davis, Donna Reed, and Bob Hope. The film features 570 stills from the 1930s and 1940s, which we researched through the National Archives, Sony Pictures Museum, Library of Congress, and others. Most of these images have never been on TV previously but are public domain.
Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 12:30pm
Call The Midwife Holiday Special 2018
See what happens when a new nun and four Chinese orphans arrive unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, causing both joy and chaos for the midwives. Meanwhile, Mother Superior falls ill, and it's time for a new spiritual leader to be elected.
Sat, Dec 29, 2018 at 3am
Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast
Join Emmy and James Beard Award-winning chef Lidia Bastianich as she travels to the heartland of America, immersing herself in diverse cultures that provide inspiration for the holidays.
Sat, Dec 30, 2018 at 1am
The Lawrence Welk Show: Christmas (1966)
We go back to 1966 to celebrate Christmas with Lawrence, his Musical Family, and their families. Lawrence makes his annual singing entrance on "Jingle Bells". You're guaranteed to fall in love with Barbara and Bobby as Raggedy Ann and Andy for the "Doll Dance". The Lennon Sisters sing the beautiful "Star Carol" while JoAnn Castle rocks the house with "Frosty The Snowman". Aladdin gives the show a perfect touch with the holiday classic "Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus". You'll want to watch this show with your whole family.
Sat, Dec 30, 2018 at 4:30am
Call The Midwife Holiday Special 2018
See what happens when a new nun and four Chinese orphans arrive unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, causing both joy and chaos for the midwives. Meanwhile, Mother Superior falls ill, and it's time for a new spiritual leader to be elected.
Sat, Dec 30, 2018 at 4:30am
The Lawrence Welk Show: New Year's (1970)
From "This Could Be The Start of Something Big" to "Auld Lang Syne", this show is filled with happy holiday nostalgia. It includes a salute to the Rose Bowl and the Rose Parade with songs like "Moonlight and Roses", "Before the Parade Passes By", and "Everything's Coming Up Roses". Norma Zimmer sings "I Could Have Danced All Night" and Gail and Dale inspire the cast with a rousing "Let's Start The New Year Right".
Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 9pm
Live from Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve with Renee Fleming
A New Year's Eve tradition continues with the New York Philharmonic, led by new Music Director Jaap van Zweden, welcoming opera great Renee Fleming for an evening of elegance and sophistication celebrating the intersection of classical music and dance. From the great waltzes and polkas of Johann Strauss II to musical pearls from composers like Stephen Sondheim, Kander & Ebb, and acclaimed film composer Alexandre Desplat ("The Shape of Water"), the Philharmonic conjures the splendor and sparkle of a night at the Ball.