Holiday Programming from Nine!

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Get into the spirit of the season with these festive holiday programs on Nine PBS!

America's Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays
The entire cast is home for the holidays, and they're sharing their tips and tricks for planning a stress-free gathering, while also recounting personal holiday memories and revealing their all-time favorite holiday recipes from the Test Kitchen archives.
Monday, December 17, 9:00 p.m. (encores on December 22, 1:00 p.m., December 23, 10:30 a.m., December 24, 2:00 a.m.

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
You will have a front row seat as Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster and Emmy-nominated actor Hugh Bonneville, of Downton Abbey, join the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This annual favorite features powerful arrangements and beautiful vignettes told through music, dance, storytelling and pageantry, all against the backdrop of the iconic Tabernacle organ.
Tuesday, December 18, 8:00 p.m.
(encore December 21 at 2 a.m., December 23 at 5 p.m., December 24 at 8 p.m., December 25 at 9:30 p.m.)

Lidia Celebrates America: A Heartland Holiday Feast
Join chef and food ambassador Lidia Bastianich on a cross-country journey to explore how Americans representing diverse heritages are both preserving their own culinary traditions and transforming local cuisine. Lidia immerses herself in the unique customs of rural towns, inspiring the culminating sequence—a holiday feast.
Tuesday, December 18, 9:00 p.m. (encore December 22, 2:00 p.m.) 

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas
The irreverent documentary tells the story of the unlikely Jewish immigrants who, enamored with Broadway and Hollywood, wrote some of the most popular Christmas songs in America. It features rarely-seen archival footage, musical performances and interviews.
Wednesday, December 19, 10:00 p.m. (encore December 24, 10:00 p.m.)

The Great British Baking Show: Christmas Masterclass
Judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood detail how to make perfect mince pies, Christmas pudding, Christmas cake, and more.
Saturday, December 22 at 4:00 p.m.

Christmas at St. Olaf: Ris'n with Healing in His Wings
Recorded on the campus of St. Olaf College, the concert features lively and festive music, including "Gloria" by Andre J. Thomas, with a full orchestra in a gospel musical style. Other music includes familiar Christmas carols, beautiful and contemplative choral anthems, and rollicking orchestral flourishes.
Sunday, December 23, 4:00 p.m. (encore December 24, 9:00 p.m. and December 26, 2:00 a.m.)

Call the Midwife Holiday Special
Acclaimed actress Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter) stars in the Christmas special as forthright and indefatigable Sister Mildred. She arrives unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, with her hands full with four Chinese orphans.
Tuesday, December 25, 8:00 p.m. (encore December 28, 2:00 a.m.)

Rick Steves Special: European Christmas
Join Rick Steves for a colorful, musical celebration of Christmas across Europe. From England to Wales, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Italy, you'll see the bright Christmas markets, hear local choirs, share holiday traditions with families…and even play in the snow.
Tuesday, December 25 at 10:30 p.m.