WPT's Holiday Program Schedule Includes Programs for Viewers of all Ages

November 17, 2010

For More Information:
Lynn Brockmeyer, WPT publicist, 608-263-3364, lynn.brockmeyer@wpt.org
Erik Ernst, WPT promotion manager, 608-265-3853, erik.ernst@wpt.org
 
Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) invites viewers of all ages to watch and enjoy a variety of seasonal programs that celebrate and embrace the diverse traditions of people around the state.

WPT’s holiday programs are as follows:
Wednesday, Dec. 1
12:30 p.m.
Shalom Sesame – Chanukah: The Missing Menorah

Thursday, Dec. 2
11 p.m.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve

Saturday, Dec. 4
7:30 a.m.
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
1 p.m. Rick Steves’ European Christmas
3 p.m. Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration
4:30 and 11:30 p.m. Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes
7:30 p.m. Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve

Sunday, Dec. 5
8:30 p.m.
Great Performances “Andrea Bocelli & David Foster: My Christmas”

Saturday, Dec. 11
midnight
Faith Hill: Joy to the World: A Soundstage Special
2:30 p.m. Happy Holidays: The Best of the Andy Williams Christmas Shows

Sunday, Dec. 12
6 p.m.
Rick Steves’ European Christmas

Monday, Dec. 13
8 p.m.
Great Performances “Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker”

Tuesday, Dec. 14
10 p.m.
Great Performances “Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker”

Wednesday, Dec. 15
10 p.m.
Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Natalie Cole


Saturday, Dec. 18
5 p.m.
Lawrence Welk “Christmas Reunion”
6 p.m. Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Specials
7 p.m. Lark Rise to Candleford “Christmas”
8:15 p.m. The Greatest Store in the World
9:30 p.m. Great Performances “Andrea Bocelli & David Foster: My Christmas”
1 p.m. Michael McDonald — This Christmas — A Soundstage Special

Sunday, Dec. 19
midnight
Great Performances “Sting: A Winter’s Night”
7 p.m. Nature “Christmas in Yellowstone”
9 p.m. Ballet Shoes
10:30 p.m. Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions “Getting Ready for Christmas at Biltmore Estate”

Monday, Dec. 20
1 p.m.
Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri
10 p.m. LA Holiday Celebration 2010
11 p.m. Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions “Celebrating Christmas at Biltmore Estate”

Tuesday, Dec. 21
1 p.m.
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
10 p.m. Rick Steves’ European Christmas
11:30 p.m. Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions “Getting Ready for Christmas at Biltmore Estate”

Friday, Dec. 24
1 and 4:30 p.m.
Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri
7:30 p.m. Nature “Christmas in Yellowstone”
8:30 p.m. Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Natalie Cole
9:30 p.m. Great Performances “Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker”
11:30 p.m. Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions “Celebrating Christmas at Biltmore Estate”

Saturday, Dec. 25
6 and 10 a.m.
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
7 a.m. Super Why “Twas the Night Before Christmas”
7:30 a.m. Dinosaur Train “Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers”
9 a.m. Super Why “The Nutcracker”
9:30 a.m. Sid The Science Kid “Sid’s Holiday Adventure”
11 a.m. Great Performances “Peter and the Wolf”
noon and 7:30 p.m. Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes
1 p.m. Christmas at Luther: Night of Glory, Dawn of Peace
2 p.m. Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell and Edward Herrman
3 p.m. A King Family Christmas
4 p.m. Happy Holidays: The Best of the Andy Williams Christmas Shows
6 p.m. Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Specials
8:30 p.m. Celtic Woman: The Greatest Journey

Sunday, Dec. 26
6:30 p.m. Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom “Kwanzaa”

Friday, Dec. 31
8 p.m.
Live From Lincoln Center “New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve With Lang Lang”

 Saturday, Jan. 1
7 p.m.
Great Performances “From Vienna: The New Year’s Eve Celebration 2011”

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