Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Learn More about WPBS Passport! Click Here

HomePress ReleasesWPBS Celebrates the Holiday Season with Special Programming in December 2023

WPBS Celebrates the Holiday Season with Special Programming in December 2023

(WATERTOWN, NY) November 27, 2023 – Throughout the month of December, the WPBS broadcast schedule is packed with seasonal music, drama, how-to, children’s programming, and more – including:

DECEMBER 2

12 noon – Mary Berry’s Absolute Favorites – Christmas (repeating 12/16 at 2:00 pm)

12:30 pm – Mary Berry’s Absolute Favorites – Christmas Day (repeating 12/16 at 2:30 pm)

1:00 pm – America’s Test Kitchen Home for the Holidays

3:30 pm – Happy Holidays with Bing & Frank (repeating 12/3 at 2:00 pm)

5:30 pm – Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra Family Christmas

DECEMBER 3

12:30 pm – Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

2:30 pm – Sarah Brightman: Christmas Symphony

9:30 pm – All Creatures Great & Small: Merry Bloody Christmas (repeating 12/24 at 10:00 pm)

DECEMBER 4

9:00 pm – Death in Paradise: Christmas 2021

DECEMBER 5

8:00 pm – Noel Triumphant

9:00 pm – Savoy at Christmas (repeating 12/24 at 4:00 pm)

DECEMBER 7

7:00 pm – Crane Candlelight Concert: Let it Shine!

8:00 pm – Christmas Carol Goes Wrong

DECEMBER 8

7:00 am – Curious George Very Monkey Christmas (repeating 12/14 at 8:30 am, 12/24 at 7:00 am, 12/25 at 8:00 am)

9:30 pm – Mary Berry’s Ultimate Christmas (repeating 12/13 at 4:00 pm, 12/16 at 3:00 pm)

10:30 pm – Christmas at Belmont

DECEMBER 9

4:00 pm – Ella Wishes you a Swinging Christmas

8:00 pm – Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2019

9:30 pm – Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2020

DECEMBER 10

3:30 pm – Christmas on the Danube

4:00 pm – Christmas w/Tabernacle Choir

6:30 pm – Music & the Spoken Word: Christmas (repeating 12/17 at 6:30 pm, 12/24 at 6:30 pm)

DECEMBER 11

9:30 am – Rosie’s Rules: Rosie’s Christmas (repeating /14 at 9:30 am, 12/17 at 9:00 am, 12/19 at 9:30 am, 12/22 at 9:30 am)

1:30 pm – Painting w/Wilson Bickford: Fetching the Tree

7:30 pm – Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope: Christmas Celebrations

9:00 pm – Death in Paradise: Christmas 2022

DECEMBER 12

1:30 pm – Best of Joy of Painting: Christmas Eve Snow

7:30 pm – Christmastime in New Orleans

8:00 pm – Season of Light: Christmas w/Tabernacle Choir (repeating 12/22 at 9:00 pm)

9:30 pm – Debbie Gibson Holiday

DECEMBER 13

7:30 am – Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas (repeating 12/24 at 9:30 am, 12/24 at 9:00 am, 12/25 at 9:00 am)

DECEMBER 14

7:00 pm – Purdue 89th Anniversary Christmas Special

DECEMBER 15

1:30 pm – Paint This with Jerry Yarnell: Greeting/Christmas Card

DECEMBER 16

8:30 am – J. Schwanke’s Life in Bloom: Holidays for Bloom

9:00 am – P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home: Deck the Halls

9:30 am – P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home: Embrace Winter

11:00 am – Sara’s Weeknight Meals: Holiday Food Gifts

11:30 am – Sara’s Weeknight Meals: Festive Feasts

12 noon – Cook’s Country: Holiday Feast

12:30 pm – Milk Street TV: Holiday Entertaining

1:00 pm – America’s Test Kitchen: Holiday Desserts

1:30 pm – America’s Test Kitchen: Ultimate Yule Log

DECEMBER 17

7:00 am – Nature Cat: A Nature Carol

8:00 am – Let’s Go Luna: Christmas Around the World

9:30 am – Pinkalicious & Peterrific: Gingerbread House

10:00 am – Ready Jet Go: Holidays in Boxwood

10:30 am – Odd Squad: Reindeer Games

12 noon – Celtic Thunder Christmas

1:00 pm – Crane Candlelight Concert: Peace & Love

2:00 pm – George Ferris: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

3:00 pm – 20 Years of Christmas w/Tabernacle Choir (repeating 12/24 at 11:00 pm)

5:00 pm – The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Presents: Handel’s Messiah

DECEMBER 18

1:30 pm – Painting w/Wilson Bickford: Home for the Holidays

7:30 pm – Real Bedford Falls

9:00 pm – Mary Berry’s Highland Christmas (repeating 12/26 at 8:00 pm)

DECEMBER 19

7:30 pm – WPBS Weekly: Inside the Stories

DECEMBER 20

7:30 pm – Christmas in New England

DECEMBER 21

7:00 pm – St. Thomas Christmas: Reflections of Gratitude

DECEMBER 23

6:00 pm – Lawrence Welk Show: Christmas

8:00 pm – Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2021

9:30 pm – Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2022

DECEMBER 24

6:00 am – Peg + Cat + Holidays

6:00 am – Cat in the Hat Knows a lot About Christmas (repeating 12/25 at 7:00 am)

10:00 am – Arthur’s Perfect Christmas (repeating 12/25 at 6:00 am)

12 noon – Hope College Christmas Vespers

1:00 pm – Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

2:00 pm – Josh Turner: King Size Manger

3:00 pm – Spirit of Christmas w/Kevin Pauls & Friends

7:00 pm – Carol Burnett: Christmas

DECEMBER 25

7:30 pm – Magic of Christmas in Alsace

8:00 pm – Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2023 (repeating at 9:30 pm)

 

About WPBS

WPBS is a PBS station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario via cable, satellite, Internet and over-the-air distribution. WPBS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, inform, and engage its two-nation region with exceptional and trusted content across multiple platforms. Its vision is to be the premier provider of extraordinary public media that instills wonder and curiosity across generations and borders. More information about WPBS, including a full channel listing, is available at wpbstv.org, or by following WPBS on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.