WVPB's Radio & TV Holiday Lineup

Nov 16, 2018

It’s beginning to look and sound a lot like the holidays around West Virginia Public Broadcasting. WVPB has a great holiday lineup of specials for both radio and television for the upcoming holidays.

THANKSGIVING:

Radio:

  • The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential, Nov. 22, 12 p.m.

Television:

  • America’s Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays, Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

HANUKKAH/CHRISTMAS:

Radio:

  • Chanukah in Story and Song 2018, Dec. 4; 8 p.m.
  • A Rochester Festival of Lessons & Carols 2018, Dec 17; 8 p.m.
  • A Paul Winter Consort Solstice Concert Celebration, Dec. 20; 8 p.m.
  • A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols (Live), Dec. 24, 10 a.m. to Noon. Repeat Dec. 25, Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Ratatat Man –The Little Drummer Boy Comes of Age, Dec. 24, 8 p.m.
  • Joy to the World, revised 2017 performance, Dec. 19, 8 p.m. Christmas Day encores: 10 a.m. to Noon; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Television:

  • The Carpenter's Christmas Memories (WVPB Pledge Special), Dec. 2, 8 p.m.
  • Hanukkah Festival of Delights (WVPB Pledge Special), Dec. 2, 8:30 p.m.
  • Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Dec. 17, 9 p.m. Repeat, Dec. 24, 9 p.m.; Repeat, Dec. 25, 10:30 p.m.
  • Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast, Dec. 18, 9 p.m.

Pianist Bob Thompson continues his holiday tradition, "Joy to the World," featuring special guest Paula Cole. It will air on WVPB television Dec. 20 at 8 p.m.

  • Joy to the World 2018, Dec. 20, 8 p.m.; Dec. 22, 9 p.m.; Dec. 24, 10 p.m.; and on the West Virginia Channel, Dec. 24, 8 p.m.; and Dec. 25, 7 p.m.
  • Joy to the World 2017, Dec. 20, 9 p.m.
  • Call the Midwife Holiday Special, Dec. 25, 9 p.m.

NEW YEAR’S DAY/EVE:

Radio:

  • Capitol Steps: Politics Takes a Holiday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.                          

Television:

  • Live from Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.
  • Great Performances: From Vienna New Year’s Celebration 2019, Jan. 1, 9 p.m.