For your viewing pleasure, Orthopaedic & Spine Center is partnering with WHRO Public Television to bring you a spectacular line-up of Holiday Special Programming. We’ve provided you a list of all the specials, with dates and times, so you won’t miss any of the fun! Join us for:
Great Performances: Holiday Inn – The New Irving Berlin Musical
Friday, November 24, 2017, 9:00-11:30 p.m.
Enjoy the hit Broadway adaptation of the classic 1942 movie musical, showcasing an Irving Berlin score including the Oscar-winning “White Christmas” with big dance numbers, comedy and a hit parade of the great songwriter’s famous tunes.
The Great British Baking Show: Christmas Masterclass
Friday, December 8, 2017, 9:00-10:00 p.m.
Join judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood as they detail how to make perfect mince pies, Christmas pudding and Christmas cake, and introduce some tasty treats for the holiday season.
A Chef’s Life Holiday Special
Thursday, December 14, 2017, 9:00-10:00 p.m.
Join Vivian Howard as she serves up the best of her Southern cooking heritage and the Chanukah traditions of her husband Ben. From humble Hoppin’ John to elegant red velvet cake, sample a charming and delicious holiday celebration.
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Rolando Villazon
Friday, December 15, 2017, 9:00-10:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This season’s cross-cultural spectacular features the world’s leading tenor, Rolando Villazon, and seasonal favorites.
Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes
Friday, December 15, 2017, 10:00-11:00 p.m.
Join Lidia Bastianich to celebrate our homegrown heroes–veterans who now cultivate the land they fought to defend. For many vets, farming is therapy for the wounds of war. Lidia farms and cooks with them, then gathers with them for a holiday dinner.
Last Tango in Halifax Holiday Special
Sundays, December 17-24, 2017, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Part 1 – Caroline’s new headship involves moving the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in time for Christmas. Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian, who’s consumed by thoughts of the afterlife, convinced she’s being haunted by Eddie.
Part 2 – Caroline tells Gillian the truth about why she took the new headship. Gillian’s mounting guilt over Eddie’s death drives her to make a life-changing decision. On the night of Celia’s play, a twist of fate means Alan is forced to confront his fears.
Christmas at Belmont
Friday, December 23, 2017, 9:00-10:00 p.m.
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.
Call the Midwife Holiday Special
Monday, December 25, 2017, 9:00-10:30 p.m.
Join the midwives as they battle snow, ice, power cuts and frozen pipes to provide patient care during the coldest winter in 300 years. Valerie helps a young couple who experience a traumatic birth and Sister Julienne tries to reunite a family.
Live From Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic…Bernstein on Broadway
Sunday, December 31, 2017, 9:00-10:30 p.m.
Ring in 2018 with a celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s best-loved works for Broadway, including West Side Story, featuring the New York Philharmonic and special guests.
Great Performances: From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2018
Monday, January 1, 2018, 9:00-10:30 p.m.
GREAT PERFORMANCES rings in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic at the opulent Musikverein, under the baton of guest conductor Riccardo Muti and featuring everyone’s favorite Strauss Family waltzes accompanied by the dancing of the Vienna City Ballet. In addition to the Musikverein concert setting, the broadcast features a picturesque range of Vienna landmarks. This year, Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) will host.