Get into the spirit of the season with these festive holiday programs on Nine PBS!
Living St. Louis Holiday Special
St. Louis holiday traditions are on full display in this hour-long holiday special: sledding on Art Hill, skating at Steinberg Rink, family gatherings, decorations downtown, and Tilles Park Winter Wonderland. Home movies, videos, and snapshots bring back memories of the seasons past and memories in the making. Great thank-you gifts for you or a loved one are available during this membership special.
Thursday, December 12, 8:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir
This beloved program returns for the 16th consecutive year with host Kristin Chenoweth’s wit, charm, and artistic diversity on full display. The Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning actress and singer joins the iconic Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square for an unforgettable night of music, dancing, and storytelling.
Monday, December 16, 9:00 p.m., December 22, noon & December 24, 8:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
The Ornament of the World
Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville and Toledo, this is the story of a remarkable 800-year period when Muslims, Christians and Jews in medieval Spain forged a common cultural identity that often transcended their religious differences.
Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 p.m. and December 22, 1:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
Christmas at Belmont 2019
Christmas at Belmont 2019 features Belmont University students along with Michael W. Smith, CeCe Winans and the Nashville Children’s Choir. Taped in Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the show includes classic holiday songs and festive tunes.
Monday, December 23, 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 24, 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 26, 1:00 a.m., and Sunday, December 29 at 11:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
Classic Christmas with the Bach Festival Society
The esteemed Winter Park, FL, choir, youth choir and orchestra offer traditional holiday selections from their rich and widely varied repertoire, including well-known Christmas hymns and carols beautifully arranged for the performers.
Monday, December 23, 10:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
Wheaton College Christmas Festival
Students from the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Wheaton, IL, perform sacred Christmas music and carols from around the world.
Tuesday, December 24, 10:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas
Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas — from carols to turkey, gift-giving to mistletoe and mulled wine — has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity.
Wednesday, December 25, 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 29, noon on Nine PBS.
Call the Midwife Holiday Special
The midwives are back for a new holiday special. Mother Mildred and the Nonnatus House team go to the Outer Hebrides in response to a nursing shortage. Navigating the terrain, they strive to keep up with the needs of the locals.
Wednesday, December 25, 8:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.
Live from Lincoln Center: Celebrating Sondheim
The New York Philharmonic will present New Year’s Eve: Celebrating Sondheim, featuring Tony Award–winning stage and screen actress and vocalist Katrina Lenk. The program will include selections and suites from A Little Night Music, Assassins, Company, Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Tuesday, December 31, 7:00 p.m. (encore at 8:30 p.m.)
Austin City Limits Hall of Fame New Year’s Eve Special
The sixth Hall of Fame class inductees singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin, blues giant Buddy Guy and Texas icon Lyle Lovett, the man who nearly holds the record for the most appearances on the ACL stage (he’s one behind Willie Nelson), and their pals come out to party.
Tuesday, December 31, 10:00 p.m.