WXXI Holiday Programming

Featured Programming

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:00am
PEG + CAT + Odd Squad + Daniel Tiger = Happy Holidays! Watch your favorite holiday-themed episodes throughout the month of December on WXXI-TV and WXXI Kids 24/7
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:00am
Happy Holidays! Watch your favorite holiday-themed episodes and new specials throughout the season on WXXI-TV and WXXI Kids 24/7
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 8:30am
Enjoy the true spirit of the holiday season with Curious George and The Man with Yellow Hat!
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
Packed with shocks and surprises, the heartwarming drama continues the compelling story of childhood sweethearts, reunited after nearly 60 years apart, as they and their families negotiate the highs and lows of life and relationships.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:00pm
Join Nora for a conversation about holiday missteps with memoirist Augusten Burroughs, enjoy cheer and some humbug from special guests, and stories from listeners about their worst holidays ever.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
For generations, The Nutcracker has been a holiday tradition for audiences of all ages. In 2016, Chicago's Joffrey Ballet gave the work an ingenious makeover and a fresh new setting: the fairgrounds of Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 10:00pm
Handel’s “Messiah” is one of the most recognizable pieces in Western music, but many do not know the fascinating back story of how this beloved piece came to public attention and helped to save thousands of children.
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 9:00pm
Join Grammy-winning host Sheryl Crow and nearly 700 student musicians, Belmont School of Music faculty and Nashville Children’s Choir for a production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music and light-hearted seasonal favorites.
Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
From manger scenes and mistletoe to wintry wonderlands, RICK STEVES' EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS celebrates the Christmas season throughout the European continent.
Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Join O’Donnell and special guests for a winter wonderland of yuletide carols and seasonal favorites in this concert filmed in Dublin.
Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
Happy Holidays with the Boston Pops showcases the best of the New England holiday season with the Boston Pops and Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 9:00pm
Join judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood for a masterclass that showcases festive favorites.
Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
Experience the beauty of Weber Chapel bathed in the glow of 1,500 candles in Christmas at Susquehanna: The 50th Anniversary Candlelight Service
Monday, December 25, 2017 - 10:00am
Christopher Warren Green conducts the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Messiah
Monday, December 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Celebrate the high spirits and mystical beauty of Celtic and Appalachian Christmas traditions through music, dance, poetry and song.
Monday, December 25, 2017 - 9:00pm
Join the midwives as they battle snow, ice, power cuts and frozen pipes to provide patient care during the coldest winter in 300 years.
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
Tune in for this annual Kwanzaa celebration.
Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 6:00am
Count down to 2018 with Create's entertaining experts!
Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 9:00pm
Ring in 2018 with special guests celebrating the legacy of the legendary Leonard Bernstein
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Happy New Year! Let’s forget about all the unhealthy food you ate last year and focus on all the healthy food you’ve promised to eat this year!
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Explore unique places and cultures in Australia and New Zealand with Rudy Maxa, Art Wolfe and Richard Weise.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Sit back, relax and embrace the tropical heat. Travel to islands in the Caribbean and enjoy food, music and beautiful beaches.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 6:00am
The Winter Olympics is coming to South Korea! Explore the rich history, culture, and cuisines of Korea.

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Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Jordan Smith, season nine winner of NBC's The Voice, stars in his very first one-hour concert program, JORDAN SMITH 'TIS THE SEASON.
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:00pm
Join Lidia Bastianich to celebrate our homegrown heroes–veterans who now cultivate the land they fought to defend.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
Artistic director Cary Ratcliff leads Madrigalia in a concert that celebrates the joy of the season.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
Mouthwatering moments with a diverse range of Jewish families celebrate the importance of food as a cultural connection to the past, and a hope to maintain tradition in the future.
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