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2012 PBS TV Holiday Programming - USA

Good grief! Is it all about TV during the season?! Found the below while searching for Christmas radio specials.

Now, someone (anyone!) return the favor, go to NPR, find their local station and spill the beans about special holiday radio programming here.

You will have to consult local listings for airing times.

Don't miss the "Encore Programs" Tab!

PBS HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING 2012

Celebrate the Holiday Season With New and Encore Programming From PBS
Pour the Eggnog and Heat Up the Latkes, PBS Celebrates the Season With New Programs and Encore Holiday Classics

Familiar faces, classic stories and brilliant voices are just some of the gifts from PBS this year. Spend the holidays with your favorite PBS personalities - from the Cat in the Hat to Dowager Countess of Grantham - and sing your way into the New Year with special programs brimming with holiday music.


CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR FEATURING JANE SEYMOUR AND NATHAN GUNN
Join Jane Seymour, Nathan Gunn and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra for a magnificent Christmas special.
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CHRISTMAS AT LUTHER: TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY
Celebrate the joy and traditions of Christmas with the renowned choirs of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
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LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: ONE SINGULAR SENSATION: CELEBRATING MARVIN HAMLISCH
Ring in the new year with an all-star celebration of the life and work of Marvin Hamlisch.
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THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT CHRISTMAS!
Gather the family for a holiday adventure with the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally as they help a lost reindeer find his way home.
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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: GREATEST GIFTS
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CHRISTMAS WITH NATHAN PACHECO
Enjoy a gift of holiday music from renowned recording artist Nathan Pacheco.
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A FIDDLER’S HOLIDAY WITH THE JAY UNGAR & MOLLY MASON FAMILY BAND
Celebrate the winter holiday season with the Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Family Band.
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GREAT PERFORMANCES: ROD STEWART: MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY
Welcome the holiday season with songs from Rod Stewart with Michael Bublé, Cee-Lo Green and Mary J. Blige.
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WORDGIRL “HELLO NEW YEAR, GOODBYE MOON/ART IN THE PARK”
Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon: It's New Year’s Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese.
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Originally Posted by RadioJonD View Post
Good grief! Is it all about TV during the season?! Found the below while searching for Christmas radio specials.

Now, someone (anyone!) return the favor, go to NPR, find their local station and spill the beans about special holiday radio programming here.

You will have to consult local listings for airing times.

Don't miss the "Encore Programs" Tab!

PBS HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING 2012

Celebrate the Holiday Season With New and Encore Programming From PBS
Pour the Eggnog and Heat Up the Latkes, PBS Celebrates the Season With New Programs and Encore Holiday Classics

Familiar faces, classic stories and brilliant voices are just some of the gifts from PBS this year. Spend the holidays with your favorite PBS personalities - from the Cat in the Hat to Dowager Countess of Grantham - and sing your way into the New Year with special programs brimming with holiday music.


CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR FEATURING JANE SEYMOUR AND NATHAN GUNN
Join Jane Seymour, Nathan Gunn and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra for a magnificent Christmas special.
Learn More View Program Release

CHRISTMAS AT LUTHER: TIDINGS OF COMFORT AND JOY
Celebrate the joy and traditions of Christmas with the renowned choirs of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
Learn More View Program Release

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: ONE SINGULAR SENSATION: CELEBRATING MARVIN HAMLISCH
Ring in the new year with an all-star celebration of the life and work of Marvin Hamlisch.
Learn More

THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT CHRISTMAS!
Gather the family for a holiday adventure with the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally as they help a lost reindeer find his way home.
Learn More

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: GREATEST GIFTS
See appraisals of items that guests received as presents.
Learn More

CHRISTMAS WITH NATHAN PACHECO
Enjoy a gift of holiday music from renowned recording artist Nathan Pacheco.
Learn More View Program Release

A FIDDLER’S HOLIDAY WITH THE JAY UNGAR & MOLLY MASON FAMILY BAND
Celebrate the winter holiday season with the Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Family Band.
Learn More View Program Release

GREAT PERFORMANCES: ROD STEWART: MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY
Welcome the holiday season with songs from Rod Stewart with Michael Bublé, Cee-Lo Green and Mary J. Blige.
Learn More

WORDGIRL “HELLO NEW YEAR, GOODBYE MOON/ART IN THE PARK”
Hello New Year, Goodbye Moon: It's New Year’s Eve! While the Botsfords celebrate with the greatest party ever, Dr. Two Brains is planning to turn the moon into cheese.
Art in the Park: Becky agrees to help out Violet with her poetry/painting/music performance. Meanwhile, Mr. Big has turned into a self-help guru, touting a good kind of mind control.
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dont forget arthur's perfect christmas.comes on wed incase anyone has little kids that watch arthur.
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Originally Posted by christmas87 View Post
dont forget arthur's perfect christmas.comes on wed incase anyone has little kids that watch arthur.
Yep! that's under the "Encore" tab. Again, schedules vary around the country but Wednseday looks good for Arthur most places!

Here's the rest of the listed PBS Encore programs.


CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT (2011)
Enjoy this annual holiday concert that showcases the students from Belmont University’s comprehensive music program.

CHRISTMAS AT ST. OLAF: REJOICE, GIVE THANKS, AND SING
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the annual Christmas music festival showcasing the choirs and orchestra of St. Olaf College.

LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA: Holiday Tables and Traditions
Join Lidia for an Italian Christmas Eve feast, a Mexican-American Christmas Day, a Chinese New Year feast and a Jewish-American Passover seder.

NATURE: Christmas in Yellowstone
Revel in a Christmas like no other — from the unique crystals of individual snowflakes to the grand sweep of Yellowstone's Hayden Valley.

MASTERPIECE: CLASSIC "Downton Abbey, Season 2: Episode Seven"
The family gathers at Downton Abbey for Christmas.

ARTHUR’S PERFECT CHRISTMAS
Everyone’s favorite aardvark gives kids a new spin on seasonal traditions in his first one-hour prime time special, showing children many ways to celebrate “the holidays.”

CURIOUS GEORGE: A VERY MONKEY CHRISTMAS
In A VERY MONKEY CHRISTMAS, Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat are having a wonderful time getting ready for Christmas. There's only one dilemma - neither of them can figure out what to give the other for a present!
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