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Coming up this week on WNED PBS!

Moments to Remember | Preview

New performances and archival classics from legends of the pop era, including Frankie Laine, Julius LaRosa, The Four Lads, Four Aces, Four Freshmen, Roger Williams, Lenny Welch, The Platters and The DeCastro Sisters. Archival performances from Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como, and Nat King Cole round out this special. Watch Friday, December 2 at 8pm.

Rick Steves Why We Travel | Preview

In times of crisis, we ask ourselves: What is the true value of travel? Is it just hedonism...or something more powerful? After a lifetime of exploring Europe, Rick Steves shares his reasons why. This pledge special is a sonnet to travel — an introspective love story, set in Europe and beyond, that vividly celebrates the rewards of exploring our world and the joy that awaits those who travel. Watch Friday, December 2 at 10:30pm.

Great Performances

Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show | Preview

Experience the world-renowned baritone performing songs from many musical genres. Watch Saturday, December 3 at 7pm.

Mariah Carey – Live at the Tokyo Dome | Preview

Watch a sneak peek of Mariah Carey – Live at the Tokyo Dome. Grab a front-row seat to the Songbird Supreme's historic first show in Japan, featuring standout versions of her greatest hits, including "Emotions," "Dreamlover" and "All I Want For Christmas Is You." Watch Saturday, December 3 at 9pm.


WNED PBS KIDS Channel Family Night

Enjoy family viewing events featuring movie specials of themed programming Friday nights on the WNED PBS KIDS channel. Watch, play and learn with your favorite PBS KIDS characters every Friday from 7 to 9pm and repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings. You can watch the WNED PBS KIDS channel on your computer, tablet, phone and of course, on television.


WNED PBS KIDS

Coming Soon to Family Night on the WNED PBS KIDS it's a Winter Holidays Movie Marathon | December 2, 3 & 4

On this weekend’s WNED PBS KIDS Family Movie Night gather the family for a Friday evening of entertainment. Let the winter holiday festivities begin! Week one of the PBS KIDS holiday movie marathon features Curious George in "A Very Monkey Christmas," Nature Cat in "A Nature Carol," and Arthur in "Arthur's Perfect Christmas." Curl up with hot cocoa and a warm blanket and enjoy the shows.  Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

You can even make Family Night movie tickets, signs and snack boxes for the full movie night experience!

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Coming in December

Big Band Years (My Music Presents) | Preview

My Music Presents The Big Band Years returns to the era of the legendary orchestras, great singers and song standards, drawing upon the most beloved melodies that kept the home fires burning and soliders' hearts alive during World War II. The Big Band Years turns back the clock to a time when swing musicians ruled the radio and night clubs, bringing a joyful escape to Americans during one of the most turbulent times in the nation's history. Among the immortal artists featured are Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo, Sammy Kaye, Tex Beneke, Cab Calloway and other greats. Hosted by veteran game show host and singer Peter Marshall. Wacth Sunday, December 4 at 7pm.

Concert for George | Preview

Celebrate George Harrison's life in this 2002 memorial concert at the Royal Albert Hall with performances of his music from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Tom Petty, Billy Preston and more. Watch Sunday, December 4 at  9pm.

Willie Nelson Live At Budokan | Preview

Grab a front-row seat to this 1984 Tokyo concert, one of Nelson's live legendary performances. Filmed at Budokan, the famous martial arts hall, the show features an amazing collection of Nelson's greatest hits. Watch Monday, December 5 at 8pm.

The Who Hits 50! | Preview

Celebrate the legendary rock band's 50th anniversary at the Royal Albert Hall in London, where they tear through their greatest hits including "My Generation," "Won't Get Fooled Again," "Baba O'Riley," "You Better You Bet" and "Who Are You." Watch Monday, December 5 at 9:30pm.

Love & Respect with Killer Mike | Raphael Warnock | Preview

Georgia Senator and Atlanta pastor Raphael Warnock joins “Love & Respect w/ Killer Mike” for a conversation about his Senate runoff and plans for a potential new term in the U.S. Senate. Watch Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30pm.

The Musician's Greenbook | An Enduring Legacy | Preview

Explore the stories and music of Black artists who relied on an underground guide to navigate the injustices of racial segregation while on the road. Features performances and interviews with vocalists, musicians, activists, historians and others. Watch Tuesday, December 6 at 8pm.

Quincy Jones | A Musical Celebration in Paris | Preview

Sixty years after Quincy Jones first moved to Paris in his early 20s, he still thinks of the city as a second home. Filmed in front of a capacity crowd at AccorHotels Arena, Quincy Jones | A Musical Celebration in Paris brings together nearly 100 world-class musicians, including a symphony orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley and a line-up of special guests. Songs include “Soul Bossa Nova,” “Billie Jean,” and “Let the Good Times Roll," among many others. Watch Tuesday, December 6 at 9:30pm.

Nature

Canada: Surviving the Wild North | Preview

Journey from Canada's high arctic to boreal forest and discover how polar bears, coastal wolves, lynx and more survive in the North. Timing and seizing opportunity can mean the difference between life and death in this wild and rugged outpost. Watch Wednesday, December 7 at 8pm.

NOVA

NOVA Universe Revealed: Age of Stars | Preview

Voyage to discover the sun’s place in a grand cycle of birth, death and renewal. Watch Wednesday, December 7 at 9pm.

As Time Goes By | Preview

In the early fifties a young army officer and a nurse fell in love. Then he was posted to Korea, a letter was lost in the post and each went about making a life for themselves. Then, 38 years later, a chance meeting enables their paths to cross again. Join us for an As Time Goes By mini-marathon with Wedding Preparations and the Reunion Special. Watch Thursday, December 8 beginning at 7:30pm.

All Creatures Great and Small Season 2

Episode 1 | Where The Heart Is | Preview

“I do love it here. The place. The work. The people…” Catch up on Season 2 before Season 3 previews in January. Sundays beginning December 11. Watch the first 3 episodes Sunday, December 11 beginning at 8pm.

Austiin City Limits

Brandi Carlile | Preview

Celebrate six-time Grammy-winning Americana singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile raising the roof for a full hour of passionate and powerful songs from her acclaimed album In These Silent Days. Watch Monday, December 12 at 8pm.

Austin City Limits

Foo Fighters Rock Austin City Limits | Preview

Enjoy highlights from superstar rock band Foo Fighters' 2009 and 2015 episodes of Austin City Limits. Songs include "The Pretender" and "Best of You."  Watch Monday, December 12 at 9:30pm.

Love & Respect with Killer Mike

S1 Ep 8 Andrew Young Pt 1 | Preview

Former U.N. Ambassador and civil rights icon Andrew Young joins Killer Mike for a look at his life in advance of his 90th birthday. Watch Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30pm.

O Holy Night | Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir | Preview

Tony Award-nominee Megan Hilty and television and film actor Neal McDonough join The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for this Irish-inspired edition of this heartwarming annual celebration of music and holiday traditions. Watch Tuesday, December 13 at 8pm.

In A Different Key

In A Different Key | Preview

How life turned out for the first child diagnosed with autism, and what acceptance means. Watch Tuesday, December 13 at 9pm.

The Earthshot Prize | Preview

Celebrate the annual ceremony of Prince William's prestigious environmental award: The Earthshot Prize. The star-studded event honors this year's five winners and their innovative solutions to help repair our planet. Watch Wednesday, Decemner 14 at 8pm.

NOVA

Rebuilding Notre Dame | Preview

A team tackles the restoration of iconic Notre Dame Cathedral. Watch Wednesday, December 14 at 9pm.

American Experience

Test Tube Babies | Preview

When the first human egg was fertilized in a lab in 1944, the news spread like wildfire. Watch Wednesday, December 14 at 10pm.

Agatha Christie's Poirot Season 3

Wasps' Nest | Preview

Poirot realizes that a murder is being plotted, and with the help of Hastings' latest hobby, he sets out to prevent it. Watch Thursday, December 15 at 8pm.

New 3-Part Series

Murder, They Hope | The Bunny Trap | Preview

Gemma and Terry have given up their jobs and are now full-time private investigators. They have in their possession a valuable collector's piece that the murderous Bunnyman will stop at nothing to acquire. Watch Thursday, December 15 at 9pm.

Indian Doctor Season 3

Desperate Measures | Preview

Sian decides that farmer Ceri might be worth ensnaring with her feminine charms - at least if he really has come into some unexpected money - and Robert is doing his best to woo his old girlfriend Megan, much to Emlyn's alarm. The Dawkins are not the only couple to fall out, as Prem confronts Kamini over a job offer from Basil. Prem's anger is cut short, however, when he discovers that, against his advice, Owen has gone back to work at the mine - with disastrous results. Watch Thursday, December 15 at 10pm.

Lights Before Christmas | Radiance By Rail | Preview

Take a virtual trip through rural England aboard an eight-carriage, 1940s train cruising by illuminated station displays and through the landscape of Shropshire county. Watch Friday, December 16 at 7:59pm.

Rick Steves European Christmas | Preview

From manger scenes and mistletoe to wintry wonderlands, Rick Steves' European Christmas celebrates the Christmas season throughout the European continent. In the special, Rick visits friends and families in England, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy to reveal their customs and practices of the holiday season. He begins his travels in England, where the Christmas pudding is the real centerpiece of a traditional English holiday meal. In Paris, the Eiffel Tower heralds the season with its red, twinkling lights. And in the countryside of Tuscany, villagers stack neat pyramids of wood for great bonfires. The lighting of the fires is a signal to villagers - dressed as shepherds - to come and sing old carols. Rick Steves' European Christmas offers a colorful, musical celebration of Christmas across Europe where viewers will learn about customs from "the old countries," hear local choirs, and discover holiday family traditions. Watch Friday, December 16 at 9pm.

Mary Berry's Ultimate Christmas | Preview

Join the beloved British home cook and three special friends as they prepare her ultimate Christmas feast with all the trimmings. From the traditional turkey to her classic Christmas pudding, it's the perfect recipe for a deliciously festive holiday. Watch Monday, December 19 at 9pm.

The St. Olaf Christmas Festival | Love Divine | Preview

First held in 1912, the St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States, and features more than 450 students from St. Olaf College's renowned choirs and orchestra. Featuring familiar carols, beloved choral works, and exciting new compositions, the theme "Love Divine" is explored through words and music in this cherished, annual tradition. Watch Monday, December 19 at 10pm.

Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas | Preview

Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas - from carols to turkey, gift-giving to mistletoe and mulled wine - has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity. Watch Tuesday, December 20 at 10pm.

The Letter: A Message for Our Earth | Preview

This film explores the story about the Pope’s call to care for our planet. Watch Wednesday, December 21 at 8pm.

Emery Blagdon and His Healing Machine | Preview

See a profile of visionary artist Emery Blagdon, who fashioned pieces of wire into patterns and attached foil, beads, ribbons and cast-off items, works he believed could generate natural energy from the earth and heal the sick.  Watch Wednesday, December 21 at 9pm.

American Experience

The Man Who Tried to Feed the World | Preview

Story of the man who would lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture programs.  Watch Wednesday, December 21 at 10pm.

Christmas on the Danube | Preview

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. WAtch Friday, December 23 at 8pm.

Magic of Christmas in Alsace | Preview

Christmas in the Alsace region of France is best experienced in the small towns and villages where each community has its own unique holiday traditions, celebrations, food, and of course wine. The Alsatian landscape is covered with medieval towns, castle ruins and vineyards that overflow with charm and history. And at Christmas, the townspeople go all out in decorating each of their towns to outdo the next in celebration of the season, and their Christmas markets are a truly magical take on this uniquely French celebration of Christmas. With Christmas being a magical time for children, the music accompaniment to this show are French carols sung by The Maine Girls Chorus, which will delight the child in all of us. Watch Friday, December 23 at 8:30pm.

The Real Bedford Falls | It's a Wonderful Life | Preview

Explore the connections between Seneca Falls, New York, and Bedford Falls, the fictional setting of the beloved movie It's A Wonderful Life. Watch Friday, December 23 at 9pm.

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King | Preview

Alan Cumming recounts the origin story of how a prince got put into a nutcracker. Watch Friday, December 23 at 9:30pm.

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife Holiday Special Season 11 | Preview

Christmas 1966 promises to be a memorable one. The Nonnatus House team are faced with their busiest Christmas Day ever as the Maternity Home is filled with expectant moms and challenging cases. Luckily Mother Mildred is on hand to support the team. Watch Saturday, December 24 at 8:03pm.

Mr Bean

Merry Christmas Mr Bean | Preview

While Christmas shopping, Mr Bean purchases a bulky string of tree lights before making a shambles of a department store toy section. He later manages to acquire a free turkey and Christmas tree, and attempts to conduct a Salvation Army band. Finally, during Christmas dinner, Bean has quite a surprise in store for his long-suffering girlfriend. Watch Saturday, December 24 at 9:35pm.

Night Before Christmas Carol | Preview

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. Watch Saturday, December 24 at 10:01pm.

All Creatures Great and Small

The Perfect Christmas | Preview

James and Helen question their future together in the run up to Christmas Day, while things look grave for one of Darrowby's most beloved animals. Watch Sunday, December 25 at 8pm.

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife Holiday Special Season 12 | Preview

With Christmas approaching, the midwives move to their maternity clinic and are delighted when their first patient is a familiar face. Life in Poplar returns to normal after the tragic train crash, and everyone unites for a festive talent show. Watch Sunday, December 25 at 9pm.

When the Queen Spoke to the Nation | Preview

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II lived her life in the public eye yet remained an enigmatic figure throughout. But there is one way we can discover what was important to her - her speeches. This film looks back at the Queen's annual Christmas Day messages and the handful of momentous occasions when the Queen spoke directly to the United Kingdom - at times of crisis, commemoration, and celebration. It reveals how the very private Queen was able to use this public platform to deliver powerful messages to Britain and the Commonwealth that reflected her core values and beliefs. Watch Monday, December 26 at 9pm.

American Masters

Groucho & Cavett | Preview

Discover the enduring friendship between legendary comedians Dick Cavett and Groucho Marx. Watch Tuesday, December 27 at 8pm.

When Comedy Went to School | Preview

An entertaining portrait that tells the story of the Catskill hotels and bungalow colonies that provided the setting for a remarkable group of young Jewish-American comedians who re-defined stand-up and sketch comedy and forever altered the course of American humor. Comic legends Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl, Dick Gregory, Jerry Stiller and others offer their unique, heartfelt, and oftentimes hilarious anecdotes about what the Catskills meant to their careers. Watch Tuesday, December 27 at 9pm.

The Unforgettable Augustus Post | Preview

In the early 20th century, thrill-seeking adventurer Augustus Post helped steer America through a revolution in transportation. He bought the first motor car in New York City, became the 13th man to fly an airplane in the U.S., and once held the world distance record in an air balloon - ushering in a new world in which anyone could be an explorer. This program tells the story of Post's life as a tale of imagination, spectacle and discovery, employing animation and radio broadcast re-enactments. Watch Tuesday, December 27 at 10:30pm.

Persuasion | Preview

At the age of nineteen, Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne's family were against the match and persuaded her to break off the engagement. Now twenty-seven, Anne has lived to regret her decision. She has never stopped loving Wentworth, and when he returns from sea having made his fortune and reputation, she can only watch as every eligible young woman in the district falls at his feet. Has he forgotten the girl he left behind? And can he forgive her for listening to her family instead of her heart? Watch Friday, December 30 at 9pm.

Oasis Under Glass | Tease

WNED PBS, in collaboration with the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, presents a new three-part digital video series, Oasis Under Glass - Buffalo’s Botanical Gardens. Watch Friday, December 30 at  10:35pm.

First Look

All Creatures Great and Small

Season 3 Teaser

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Get ready to return to the Yorkshire Dales! Season 3 premieres Sunday, Jan. 8 at 9pm.

Introducing Love & Respect with Killer Mike

Love and Respect with Killer Mike is a weekly interview program that showcases the rapper's rapid curiosity and eclectic interests and features a guest roster of notable names from all walks of American pop culture. Tuesdays at 7:30pm on WNED PBS.

Endeavour

The Final Season | First Look

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Farewell Endeavour! The ninth and final season is currently filming in Oxford.

All Creatures Great and Small

Season 3 | Preview

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Grab your wellies and get ready! Season 3 premieres Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 9pm on WNED PBS


Extras/Behind the Scenes from Masterpiece and other Drama Series

Van der Valk

The Cast & Creators on Van der Valk

Learn what inspired the cast and creators to bring Van der Valk to life on screen!

MASTERPIECE | Extras
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The Cast & Creators on Van der Valk
Van der Valk
The Cast & Creators on Van der Valk
Meet the Characters
Guilt
Meet the Characters
Scottish Identity
Guilt
Scottish Identity
What is Ridley Road?
Ridley Road
What is Ridley Road?
Meet the Cast & Characters
Ridley Road
Meet the Cast & Characters
Official Teaser: Ridley Road
Ridley Road
Official Teaser: Ridley Road
The History in Ridley Road
Ridley Road
The History in Ridley Road
Call the Midwife Cast Preview Big Changes for Season 11
Call the Midwife
Call the Midwife Cast Preview Big Changes for Season 11
New Uniforms for Modern Midwifery?
Call the Midwife
New Uniforms for Modern Midwifery?
Behind the Scenes | Cast Reflect on 10 Years
Call the Midwife
Behind the Scenes | Cast Reflect on 10 Years
Making Season 2
Sanditon
Making Season 2
Q&A With the Cast and Crew
Sanditon
Q&A With the Cast and Crew
Leading Ladies
Sanditon
Leading Ladies
The Costumes of Season 2
Sanditon
The Costumes of Season 2
Alison & Fraser: Their Journey
Sanditon
Alison & Fraser: Their Journey
Court, Marry, Murder
Sanditon
Court, Marry, Murder
Behind the Scenes of the Ball
Sanditon
Behind the Scenes of the Ball
Behind the Scenes of the Ball
Van der Valk
Behind the Scenes of the Ball
The U.S. and the Holocaust

Exploring the U.S. and the Holocaust

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Rating: NR

Burns, Novick and Botstein give the story behind their most important film to date.

The U.S. and the Holocaust
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Exploring the U.S. and the Holocaust
The U.S. and the Holocaust
Exploring the U.S. and the Holocaust
The Holocaust and Refugees, Lessons for Today
The U.S. and the Holocaust
The Holocaust and Refugees, Lessons for Today
Teaser #1 'American as Apple Pie'
The U.S. and the Holocaust
Teaser #1 'American as Apple Pie'
Teaser #2 'We are Challenged'
The U.S. and the Holocaust
Teaser #2 'We are Challenged'
Official Trailer #3
The U.S. and the Holocaust
Official Trailer #3
Teaser #4 'Carefree Life'
The U.S. and the Holocaust
Teaser #4 'Carefree Life'
The Great American Recipe

Exploring The Great American Recipe

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Learn more about this delicious series and why it is more than just a cooking competition.

Extras
1 / 14 Videos
Exploring The Great American Recipe
The Great American Recipe
Exploring The Great American Recipe
Muhammad Ali - A Look Ahead
Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali - A Look Ahead
Behind the Scenes | Making Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali
Behind the Scenes | Making Muhammad Ali
Behind the Scenes | Exploring Hemingway
Hemingway
Behind the Scenes | Exploring Hemingway
Inside Look
The Black Church
Inside Look
Five Facts About the Farthest Planet in our Solar
NOVA
Five Facts About the Farthest Planet in our Solar
How Insys Therapeutics Bribed Doctors and Made Mil
FRONTLINE
How Insys Therapeutics Bribed Doctors and Made Mil
How Florida Firefighters Fight Wildfires with Fire
Nature
How Florida Firefighters Fight Wildfires with Fire
A Bird's-Eye View of Carbon Emissions
NOVA
A Bird's-Eye View of Carbon Emissions
How Drones are Used on Expedition | Digital Extra
Expedition
How Drones are Used on Expedition | Digital Extra
Inside NATURE - Making Okavango: River of Dreams |
Nature
Inside NATURE - Making Okavango: River of Dreams |
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Nature
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Nature
Inside NATURE - Making of Okavango: River of Dream
Inside NATURE: Undercover in the Jungle
Nature
Inside NATURE: Undercover in the Jungle
NOVA

What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change

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If you think you understand the polar vortex, think again.

Extras/Behind the Scenes
1 / 9 Videos
What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change
NOVA
What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change
The Science Behind This Slight of Hand
NOVA
The Science Behind This Slight of Hand
Canada’s Bold Steps to Reduce Opioid Overdoses
NOVA
Canada’s Bold Steps to Reduce Opioid Overdoses
Interview with Producer and Cinematographer Kim Wolhuter
Nature
Interview with Producer and Cinematographer Kim Wolhuter
Inside Look: Amanpour & Company
Amanpour and Company
Inside Look: Amanpour & Company
Inside Nature: Behind the Scenes of "Living Volcanoes"
Nature
Inside Nature: Behind the Scenes of "Living Volcanoes"
Inside Nature: Making "Wild Way of the Vikings"
Nature
Inside Nature: Making "Wild Way of the Vikings"
Inside Look: Somewhere South
Somewhere South
Inside Look: Somewhere South
Inside Look
VOCES
Inside Look