Wednesday, November 30, at 8:00 p.m. & Saturday, December 17 at
Judy Garland: Duets
The incomparable Judy Garland collaborates with a who's who of top performers from the 1960s to deliver a non-stop lineup of classic Garland hits. Culled from her 1963-64 TV show, these full-performance duets feature the likes of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Lena Horne as well as her daughter, Liza Minelli.
Thursday, December 1 at 8:00 p.m., Sunday, December 4 at 4:30 p.m.
& Sunday, December 11 at 7:00 & 9:30 p.m.
Liel: Songs of Peace
Israeli singer and songwriter, Liel Kolet, performs with Andrea Bocelli, Dave Koz, Elliot Yamin and invites President Bill Clinton on stage. Song list includes: Jerusalem of Gold, Adagio, Surrender to the Wind and many more. Stay tuned for exclusive ticket information for upcoming South Florida concert available during broadcast.The singer will be live in our studios.
Thursday, December 1 at 9:00 p.m., Sunday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m.
& Sunday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Dudu Fisher: The Singing Klezmer
The broadway veteran sings a combination of Yiddish songs with Gypsy eastern European beats. This is an authentic Yiddish Klezmer show with an amazing live klezmer band, and the outstanding voice of Dudu Fisher. In 2009-2010 The Singing Klezmer performed 50 Concerts in Israel only with raving reviews.
Friday, December 3 at 9:00 p.m.
PBS Arts from New York
Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park
Beloved tenor Andrea Bocelli performed a free concert on Central Park’s Great Lawn on September 15, 2011, and Great Performances captured the evening on film. Bocelli is joined by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by its music director Alan Gilbert.The program is the New York-based offering of the multi-city PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Saturday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, December 4 at 10:00 a.m.
& Monday December 5 at 9:30 p.m.
Celtic Woman: Believe
Celtic Woman: Believe is the seventh studio album by the group Celtic Woman released on May 25, 2011. The Irish group, always a delight to viewers, will showcase their latest offering in this holiday special. This is Celtic Woman's first album to feature their newest member Lisa Lambe.
Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Victor Borge: Comedy in Music
A new Victor Borge television special features his recently rediscovered funniest and most memorable skits — a truly unparalleled collection not to be missed. Included is rare archival footage from “The Andy Williams Show” and “The Perry Como Show” (not seen in more than 40 years), a classic hilarious performance from the Ford Theater with President and Mrs. Reagan in the audience and touching, heart-felt reminiscences from his five children of their favorite Borge routines.
Saturday, December 3 at 9:00 p.m., Sunday, December 4 at 2:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, December 6 at 10:00 p.m. & Saturday, December 10 at 1:30 p.m.
60s Rock, Pop & Soul
The program is an all-new concert spectacular hosted by beloved icons Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits (“I’m Henry the Eighth, I Am”) and Davy Jones of The Monkees (“Daydream Believer”), and will showcase the most popular songs from the "peace decade."
Saturday, December 3 at 11:00 p.m.
& Thursday, December 8 at 10:30 p.m.
Buddy Holly - Listen to Me:
The Ultimate Buddy Party
The all-star tribute proved a historic rock ‘n roll moment, with an incredible line-up of performers including Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Raul Malo and Graham Nash — rocking the house in the company of a host of superstar guests. The amazing finale featured all performers in the show in a rousing rendition of Holly’s best-known song, “That’ll Be the Day."
Wednesday, November 30th at ,
9:30 p.m.Sunday, December 4 at 5:30 p.m.
& Saturday, December 17 at
Narrated by his
daughter Tina Sinatra, this one-hour television event captures Sinatra at his
irresistible best with unforgettable performances of Come Fly With Me,
Strangers In The Night, My Way, Theme From New York, New York and
many more. Compiled from his award-winning television specials and
landmark concerts, Sinatra Sings presents an extraordinary collection of
iconic moments from his unparalleled career.
Sunday, December 4 at 9:30 p.m.
Finding Billy Elliot
Finding Billy Elliot is the story of a nationwide search for the three boys who play the leading role in Billy Elliot the Musical on Broadway. From the early auditions through rehearsal and opening night, we follow these talented boys as they face the challenges and joys of starring in a Broadway musical.
Wednesday, December 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Financial Fitness After 50
High unemployment, investment scams, declining home equity, rising health-care costs and low returns on most investments have left many who are near or in retirement confronting a pile of financial worries instead of happy visions of golf, grandchildren and travel. But help is on the way from noted educator, best-selling author and money manager Paul Merriman, who offers a straightforward, easy-to-follow program designed to help boomers grow and manage their money in retirement.
Saturday, December 10 at 11:00 p.m.
& Thursday, December 15 at
Santana: Live from Montreux
The legendary Carlos Santana brings together this unique blend of styles and sounds to deliver a blistering performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival fresh for 2011. This live show is a perfect display of the multi-Grammy Award- winning artist as not only an accomplished composer and band leader, but also as the incredible musician who ranks among the greatest guitarists of all time.
Tuesday, December 13 at 10:00 p.m.
Paul Simon Live at Webster Hall
In June 2011, Paul Simon thrilled hometown fans with a special club performance at New York City’s historic Webster Hall. The show is the culmination of a sold-out, triumphant, two-month U.S. tour.
Wednesday, December 21 at
Christmas in Yellowstone
As snow falls and Christmas lights glow in Jackson Hole, a holiday season of a different sort settles in just beyond the town, in the great winter world of Yellowstone. Breathtaking landscapes frame intimate scenes of wolves and coyotes, elk and bison, bears and otters as they make their way through their most challenging season of the year. Narrated by Helen Hunt.
Wednesday, December 21 at
Christmas at St. Olaf
The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States. Started in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf College Music Department, the festival features more than 500 student musicians who are members of five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.
Saturday, December 24 at 6:00 p.m.
National Christmas Tree Lighting 2011
In 1923, President Calvin Coolidge walked from the White House to the Ellipse to light a 48-foot fir tree decorated with 2,500 electric bulbs in red, white and green, as a local choir and a “quartet” from the U.S. Marine Band performed. 89 years later, this American holiday tradition continues to bring citizens together to share in a message of hope and peace.
Sunday, December 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Christmas at Belmont
Hosted by Broadway and country music star Laura Bell Bundy, and taped at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tennessee, nearly 700 student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children¹s Choir for CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT. This year’s edition of CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT features the University Symphony Orchestra, Belmont Chorale, Percussion Ensemble, Musical Theatre, Jazz Ensemble and Bluegrass Ensemble, as well as mass choir.
Sunday, December 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday Tables& Traditions
An Italian Christmas Eve. A Mexican-American Christmas Day. A Chinese New Year. A Passover Seder. Four holidays, four different tables and traditions. Join celebrity chef and culinary author Lidia Bastianich as she travels across America in a celebration of culture through food.
Sunday, December 25 at 5:00 p.m.
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring
David Archuleta and Michael York
Award-winning pop sensation David Archuleta and acclaimed actor Michael York join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir in an energetic Christmas celebration of magnificent proportion. Recorded live in the spectacular 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City, this remarkable event combines elegant dancing, masterful musical performances and storytelling.
Sunday, December 25 at 6:00 p.m.
Christmas with the King Family
In celebration of their television debut, join the King Family as they take a heartwarming look back at their classic Christmas specials in this holiday TV event. In clips unseen for nearly three decades The Kings perform a cavalcade of classic showstoppers, while sharing personal, behind-the-scenes memories in contemporary interviews featuring newer generations of the family, as well as the older generation of Kings.