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Holiday Programming on WETA Television

Christmas Tree in front of the White HouseThis December, WETA Television will broadcast nearly 20 holiday music and drama specials featuring some of the world's most talented performers. From Celtic Woman to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Andy Williams and more, we've got a little something to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

Holiday Specials on weta tV26 & weta hd

Bucknell Candlelight Christmas

Bucknell University ensemble

Tuesday, December 24 at 3pm

Bucknell University's internationally reknowned undergraduate music ensembles present songs of the season and ring-in Christmas with bells.

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A Christmas Carol: The Concert


Tuesday, December 24 at 4:30pm

Enjoy the timeless story of Ebenezer Scrooge through glorious, memorable and irresistible new songs in this instant holiday classic.

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Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas

Celtic Women

Monday, December 9 at 8pm

Celebrate the holidays with a moving and festive celebration performed by the popular all-female ensemble. This visual and aural feast was filmed at Dublin’s Helix Theatre.

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Christmas at Belmont 2013

Christmas at Belmont

Friday, December 20 at 10pm

Nearly 700 student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children’s Choir to present this annual production of carols, masterworks and light-hearted seasonal favorites.

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Christmas at Belmont 2011

Laura Bell Bundy

Wednesday, December 25 at 2pm

Broadway and country music star Laura Bell Bundy hosts the annual concert in which student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children's Choir.

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Christmas at Luther: Tidings of Comfort and Joy

Luther singers

Wednesday, December 25 at 1pm

Holiday music, 500 choristers, a symphony orchestra, thousands in the audience and glowing candlelight capture the wonder and joy of the season as Luther College’s internationally acclaimed musicians perform their annual Christmas concert.

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Christmas in Norway with the St. Olaf Choir

St. Olaf Choir

Monday, December 23 at 9pm

From Trondheim’s historic Nidaros Cathedral, the 75-voice St. Olaf Choir from St. Olaf College and the Norwegian girl choir, Nidaros Jentekor perform a spectacular holiday concert.

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Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Jane Seymour

Tuesday, December 24 at 9pm

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress Jane Seymour and Grammy Award-winning baritone Nathan Gunn join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.

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Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

David Archuleta

Wednesday, December 25 at 5pm

Award-winning pop sensation David Archuleta and Grammy Award nominee Michael York join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choice in an energetic concert of magnificent proportion.

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Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Alfie Bowe and Tom Brokaw

Monday, December 16 at 9pm

Renowned TV personality Tom Brokaw and Tony Award-winning Les Misérables tenor Alfie Boe give a concert of holiday favorites with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir before over 80,000 people in Salt Lake City.

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Craft in America: Holiday

Wood carvings

Friday, December 20 at 9pm

The Peabody Award-winning and the Emmy-nominated series celebrates some of our most important cultural and religious customs and leads viewers directly to their own creativity.

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Happy Holidays: The Best of Andy Williams' Christmas Shows

Andy Williams

Saturday, December 7 at 10pm

A digitally re-mastered collection of performances from beloved old television specials, complete with magnificent sets and costumes and a cast of singers, dancers and skaters.

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Il Volo: Buon Natale

Il Volo: Buon Natale

Tuesday, December 3 at 8pm

Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto, and Ginaluca Ginoble celebrate the Christmas holidays by special taking on American Christmas classics.

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Libera: Angels Sing Christmas in Ireland

Libera singers

Monday, December 2 at 8pm

One of the world's most accomplished and acclaimed boy choirs sings traditional Christmas carols interpreted in their unique style, and influenced by Irish music and melodies.

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Matthew Morrison: A Classic Christmas Live from Bushnell

Matthew Morrison

Monday, December 9 at 4pm

Emmy-, Tony- and Golden Globe-nominated star Matthew Morrison serenades the audience with a collection of standard hits and a set of classic Christmas songs.

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The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2013

National Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, December 13 at 9pm

The ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree signals the start of the holiday season across the country. A lineup of great musical guests adds to the celebration.

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Rick Steves' European Christmas

Rick Steves European Christmas

Thursday, December 12 at 8pm

From England to Norway, Burgundy to Bavaria, and Rome to the top of the Swiss Alps, explore a rich and fascinating mix of Christmas traditions.

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WETA UK Holiday Programming

Christmas in Oxford Street, London (Photo: Anna Anichkova on Wikimedia)

See a variety of holiday-themed British comedy and drama specials all month long on WETA UK! 

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