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Happy Holidays — Special Programming Nov. 21-27
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Happy Holidays

PBS Western Reserve Celebrates the Holidays with Special Programming 

PBS Western Reserve offers holiday cheer for the entire family on its PBS Western Reserve (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1) and Fusion (WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2) channels. Shows that are airing for the first time are marked with an asterisk (*). 

Sunday, Nov. 21

A Classic Christmas

9 AM PBS Western Reserve

A Classic Christmas

Join hosts Gavin MacLeod and Marion Ross for this festive, all-star special of favorite carols and popular standards. Performers include Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, The Carpenters and many more.

Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra Family Christmas Show*

6 PM PBS Western Reserve

Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra Family Christmas Show*

Join Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and their families for this joyful holiday special filmed in 1967. Songs include "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Silent Night" and many more. With special guest Sammy Davis, Jr.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

7:30 PM PBS Western Reserve

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Peppermint Patty invites everyone to Charlie Brown's for Thanksgiving, even though he's going to see his grandmother. Snoopy decides to cook his own version of a Thanksgiving meal with help from his friends.

Monday, Nov. 22

A Classic Christmas

Midnight  PBS Western Reserve

A Classic Christmas

Join hosts Gavin MacLeod and Marion Ross for this festive, all-star special of favorite carols and popular standards. Performers include Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, The Carpenters and many more.

An Arthur Thanksgiving

6:30 AM PBS Western Reserve

An Arthur Thanksgiving

Arthur and his family are getting ready for Thanksgiving! But when Pal disappears to go on his own adventure, family, friends and the rest of Elwood City try to get Pal home. Will they be able to celebrate the best Thanksgiving yet?

A Classic Christmas

8 PM PBS Western Reserve

A Classic Christmas

Join hosts Gavin MacLeod and Marion Ross for this festive, all-star special of favorite carols and popular standards. Performers include Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, The Carpenters and many more.

Tuesday, Nov. 23

Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra Family Christmas Show*

12:30 AM PBS Western Reserve

Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra Family Christmas Show*

Join Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and their families for this joyful holiday special filmed in 1967. Songs include "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Silent Night" and many more. With special guest Sammy Davis, Jr.

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank

11:30 PM PBS Western Reserve

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank*

Originally aired on Dec. 20, 1957, this timeless Christmas favorite features the magical combination of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby in an early color television special. The two legends swap Christmas carols, songs and stories; pay a musical visit to Victorian England; and duet on Christmas classics. The show finishes in inimitable fashion with “The Christmas Song” and “White Christmas” for pure festive perfection.

Wednesday, Nov. 24

An Arthur Thanksgiving

9 AM PBS Western Reserve

An Arthur Thanksgiving

Arthur and his family are getting ready for Thanksgiving! But when Pal disappears to go on his own adventure, family, friends and the rest of Elwood City try to get Pal home. Will they be able to celebrate the best Thanksgiving yet?

Nature, Santa’s Wild Home

8 PM PBS Western Reserve

Nature, Santa’s Wild Home

Get an intimate look into life in Lapland, fabled land of Santa Claus and actual home of tenacious wildlife such as reindeer, wolverines, brown bears and more.

Thursday, Nov. 25

Nature, Santa’s Wild Home

3:30 AM PBS Western Reserve

Nature, Santa’s Wild Home

Get an intimate look into life in Lapland, fabled land of Santa Claus and actual home of tenacious wildlife such as reindeer, wolverines, brown bears and more.

An Arthur Thanksgiving

8 AM PBS Western Reserve

An Arthur Thanksgiving

Arthur and his family are getting ready for Thanksgiving! But when Pal disappears to go on his own adventure, family, friends and the rest of Elwood City try to get Pal home. Will they be able to celebrate the best Thanksgiving yet?

Friday, Nov. 26

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank

2:30 AM PBS Western Reserve

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank*

Originally aired on Dec. 20, 1957, this timeless Christmas favorite features the magical combination of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby in an early color television special. The two legends swap Christmas carols, songs and stories; pay a musical visit to Victorian England; and duet on Christmas classics. The show finishes in inimitable fashion with “The Christmas Song” and “White Christmas” for pure festive perfection.

Saturday, Nov. 27

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank

4:30 AM PBS Western Reserve

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank*

Originally aired on Dec. 20, 1957, this timeless Christmas favorite features the magical combination of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby in an early color television special. The two legends swap Christmas carols, songs and stories; pay a musical visit to Victorian England; and duet on Christmas classics. The show finishes in inimitable fashion with “The Christmas Song” and “White Christmas” for pure festive perfection.

A Classic Christmas

12:30 PM PBS Western Reserve

A Classic Christmas

Join hosts Gavin MacLeod and Marion Ross for this festive, all-star special of favorite carols and popular standards. Performers include Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, The Carpenters and many more.

Rick Steves’ European Christmas

11:30 PM PBS Western Reserve

Rick Steves’ European Christmas

Rick Steves visits friends and families in England, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy to reveal their customs and practices of the holiday season. He begins his travels in England, where the Christmas pudding is the real centerpiece of a traditional English holiday meal. In Paris, the Eiffel Tower heralds the season with its red, twinkling lights. And in the countryside of Tuscany, villagers stack neat pyramids of wood for great bonfires.