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Key: M=Monday; T=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; TH=Thursday; F=Friday; S=Saturday; SU=Sunday; M-F=Monday through Friday; PMT=preempted

Airtimes of one-time-only specials are indicated by day and date; ongoing series by day-of-week only. Dates that a series is preempted (PMT) are indicated in parentheses.

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20 Years of Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir – 9 pm F 12/16; 2 am S 12/17

60s Pop, Rock & Soul – 3 pm S 12/10; 4 am M 12/12; 5 pm S 12/31



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Aging Backwards 2: Connective Tissue Revealed with Miranda Esmonde-White – 3 am S 12/3; 8 am S 12/31

Aging Backwards 3 with Miranda Esmonde-White – 3 am TH 12/8; 6 am S 12/10; 5 am SU 12/11

Aging Breakthrough with Dr. Kellyann – 11:30 pm W 12/7; 1 pm S 12/31

All Creatures Great and Small: The Next Chapter – 2:30 am TH 12/1; 5:30 pm SU 12/4

All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 – 8 pm TH 12/15; 1 am F 12/16

Alma’s Way – 8:30 am M-F (PMT 12/2, 12/7, 12/9 & 12/20)

Amanpour and Company – 11 pm M-F (PMT 12/1-12/9); 4 am T-S

America’s Heartland – 11 am SU 12/18 & 12/25

America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated – 3 pm F; 4 pm S 12/17 & 12/24

America’s Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays – 3 pm M 12/12; 5 am M 12/19

American Experience – 10 pm W 12/14 & 12/21; 3 am TH 12/15 & 12/22; 5 pm M 12/26

American Masters – 8 pm M 12/12; 1 am T 12/13; 4 pm SU 12/18; 8 pm TH 12/22; 1 am F 12/23; 8 pm T 12/27; 1 am W 12/28

Ancient Remedies with Dr. Josh Axe – 6 am S 12/3; 11:30 pm M 12/5; 11 am S 12/31

Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs – 8 pm TH 12/8; 5 pm SU 12/11

Animal Babies: First Year on Earth – 6 am–9 am S 12/24

Antiques Roadshow – 8 pm M 12/19 & 12/26; 1 am T 12/20 & 12/27; 2 pm S 12/24

Around Akron with Blue Green – 1 pm S 12/17; 5:30 pm SU 12/18; midnight & 10:30 pm M 12/26; 3:30 am T 12/27; 1:30 am S 12/31

Arthur – 6:30 am SU-F (PMT 12/5, 12/9 & 12/16)

Arthur’s Perfect Christmas – 6:30 am F 12/2; 10 am TH 12/15; noon M 12/19; 6 am SU 12/25

Ask This Old House – 3 pm & 3:30 pm T; noon S 12/17 & 12/24; 10 am & 10:30 am SU 12/18 & 12/25 

Ask This Old House, Happy Holidays from AskTOH! – 10 am SU 12/18; 3:30 pm T 12/20

Austin City Limits – 11 pm S 12/17; 3 am SU 12/18



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BBC World News – 6 pm & 6:30 pm M-F; midnight T-S (PMT 12/1-12/10)

Becoming Frederick Douglass – 4 pm F 12/2

The Bee Gees: One Night Only – 9:30 pm TH 12/8

Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart – 4:30 am SU 12/4

Benise: Fiesta! – 9 am S 12/10; 11 pm SU 12/11

The Best of the Joy of Painting – 9 am S 12/17 & 12/24

Between the Covers – 12:30 am T (begins 12/20)

Broadchurch – 9 pm S 12/17; 1 am SU 12/18   

By the River – 12:30 am F 12/16–12/30



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Call the Midwife holiday specials – 3 pm–10:30 pm SU 12/25; 2 am M 12/26

Canada Files – 12:30 am M 12/19 & 12/26

Carpenters: Christmas Memories – 9:30 pm M 12/5; 3:30 am T 12/6; 1:30 am & 6:30 pm S 12/10

Carpenters: Close to You – 8 pm M 12/5; 1:30 am TH 12/8

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas – 6 am M 12/5; noon F 12/23

Celebrate & Sing! Glory to the Newborn King! – 11 pm S 12/24; 5 am SU 12/25

Charlie Russell’s Old West – 5 pm M 12/12; noon SU 12/18

A Chef’s Life – 10:30 am S 12/17 & 12/24

A Chef’s Life Holiday Special – 3 pm M 12/5; 5 am SU 12/18

Christmas on the Danube – 5:30 pm F 12/2

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television – 4 pm F (PMT 12/2)

Ciao Italia – 4:30 pm M

A Classic Christmas – 1 pm S 12/3

Classic Christmas with the Bach Festival – 2 am SU 12/25

Clown by Quentin Blake – 10:30 pm F 12/23; 3:30 am S 12/24

Collagen Diet with Dr. Josh Axe – 11 pm TH 12/8

Country Pop Legends – 9 pm TH 12/29

Curious George – 9 am M-F (PMT 12/7 & 12/20)

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas – 8 am F 12/2; 1 pm TH 12/8; 9 am T 12/13; 10:30 am F 12/23

Cyberchase – 8 am SU



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Daniel Emmet & Pia Toscano, Simply the Best – 10 am S 12/3; 12:30 am SU 12/4; 10:30 am SU 12/11

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – 9:30 am M-F (PMT 12/13 & 12/23)

Death in Paradise – 10 pm TH 12/15; 3 am F 12/16; 8 pm S 12/17; midnight SU 12/18

Decoding the Driftless – 5 pm TH 12/29; 2 am F 12/30

Democracy Now! – 5 am T-F

Demystifying Detox – 1 am S 12/3

Dinosaur Train – noon M-F (PMT 12/14, 12/19 & 12/23)

Donkey Hodie – 10:30 am M-F (PMT 12/2, 12/15 & 12/23)

Doobie Brothers with Michael McDonald: 50th Anniversary at Radio City – 6:30 pm SU 12/11

Doo Wop, Pop and Soul Generations – 8:30 pm F 12/30

Dr. Fuhrman’s End Dieting Forever – 8 am S 12/3; 7 am S 12/10

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas – 10 pm M 12/12; 3 am T 12/13; 3 pm SU 12/18



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The Earthshot Prize 2022 – 8 pm W 12/14; 1 am TH 12/15

Eat Your Medicine: The Pegan Diet with Mark Hyman, MD – 11:30 pm TH 12/1; 9 am SU 12/4; 1:30 am SU 12/11; 6 am S 12/31

Elinor Wonders Why – 12:30 pm M-F (PMT 12/19 & 12/23)

Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas, With Vanessa Williams – 9 pm S 12/24; 3 am SU 12/25

Emery Blagdon and His Healing Machine – 9:30 pm W 12/21; 2:30 am TH 12/22



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The Farmer and the Foodie – 4 pm TH

Farmers for America – 5 pm F 12/30; 3 am S 12/31

Father Brown – 7 pm SU 12/18; 1 am M 12/19

Field Trip with Curtis Stone – 3:30 pm S 12/17 & 12/24

Finding Your Roots – 8 pm T 12/20; 1 am W 12/21

Firing Line with Margaret Hoover – 6:30 pm SU 12/18

Fit 2 Stitch – 3 pm TH

Follow the Water – 5 pm T 12/13; 7 am S 12/17

Forum 360 – 5 pm & 5:30 pm M 12/5

Frank Ferrante’s Groucho – 9:30 pm T 12/27; 2:30 am W 12/28

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: A Life on Stage – 8:30 pm F 12/9; midnight SU 12/11

Frontline – 5 pm F 12/9



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Great Lakes Now – 10 pm M 12/26; 3 am T 12/27

Great Performances, A John Williams Premiere at Tanglewood – 9:30 pm TH 12/22; 2:30 am F 12/23; noon SU 12/25

Growing a Greener World – 9 am SU 12/18 & 12/25

Growing Bolder – 6 pm S 12/17 & 12/24



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The Herriot Way – 9 pm M 12/26; 2 am T 12/27; 8 pm TH 12/29; 1 am F 12/30

Home Diagnosis – 9:30 am SU 12/18 & 12/25; 11 am S 12/17 & 12/24

Hope College Christmas Vespers – midnight SU 12/25

Hero Elementary – 2 pm M-F



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In a Different Key – 9 pm T 12/13; 2 am W 12/14

Inside High Noon – 5 pm T 12/6

Into the Outdoors – 8:30 am SU

It’s Sew Easy – 3:30 pm TH (ends 12/8)



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J

J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom – 4:30 pm TH

Jamie Oliver Together – 3 pm M (begins 12/19)

The Jazzy Vegetarian – 4:30 pm F (begins 12/9)

Joe Bonamassa: British Blues Explosion Live – 10 pm TH 12/1; 2 am SU 12/4; 10 pm W 12/7; midnight S 12/10

John Denver: Country Roads—Live in England – noon S 12/10; 8 pm SU 12/11

John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind – 8 pm TH 12/1; 7 pm SU 12/4; 1:30 am T 12/6; 8 pm W 12/7

John Williams: The Berlin Concert – 1:30 pm S 12/10

Joseph O’Sickey: The Art of Life – 10 pm W 12/28; 3 am TH 12/29

Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscope – 3 pm W (begins 12/28)

Journey Home to the USS Arizona – 5 pm W 12/7

The Journeys of Harry Crosby – 5 pm W 12/28

Julia Child—Cooking with Master Chefs – 4:30 pm S 12/17 & 12/24



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K

Keeping Up Appearances – 6:30 pm S 12/17 & 12/24

Keto Diet with Dr. Josh Axe – 12:30 am W 12/7; 10:30 am S 12/10

The Kingston Trio Holiday Cheers – 8 pm S 12/24



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Last of the Breed – 10 pm M 12/5; 1 am F 12/9; 9:30 pm SU 12/11

The Lawrence Welk Show – 7 pm S 12/17 & 12/24

The Lawrence Welk Show, Christmas Reunion 1985 – 7 pm S 12/24

Lawrence Welk’s Big Band Splash – 7 pm S 12/31

Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 – 3 pm S 12/3; 12:30 am M 12/5

Let’s Go Luna – 8 am M-F (PMT 12/2, 12/6 & 12/23)

Let’s Go Luna: Luna’s Christmas Around the World – 8 am F 12/9; 6:30 am F 12/16; 8:30 am T 12/20; 7 am SU 12/25

The Letter: A Message for Our Earth – 8 pm W 12/21; 1 am TH 12/22

Live from Bradley Symphony Center Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra – 10:30 pm SU 12/25; 3:30 am M 12/26

Lives Well Lived – 5 pm W 12/14; 8 am S 12/17; 4 am SU 12/18

Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry, MD – 9 am SU 12/11



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M

Mariah Carey—Live at the Tokyo Dome – 9 pm SU 12/4; 2 am W 12/7; 8:30 pm S 12/10

Mary Berry’s Country House at Christmas – 5 pm TH 12/15; 2 pm S 12/17; 10 pm M 12/19; 3 am T 12/20

Mary Berry’s Ultimate Christmas – 9 pm M 12/19; 2 am T 12/20; 1 pm S 12/24

Masterpiece, Little Women – 8 pm–11 pm SU 12/18; 2 am–5 am M 12/19

Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, MD – 11:30 pm F 12/2; 11 am SU 12/4; 2:30 am M 12/12

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance—The Impossible Tour – 2 pm SU 12/11

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood – 6 am SU (PMT 12/25)

Molly of Denali – 7 am SU-F (PMT 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 12/21 & 12/25)

Moments to Remember – 7 pm S 12/3; 3 pm SU 12/4

MotorWeek – 4:30 pm T; 12:30 pm S 12/17 & 12/24; 11:30 am SU 12/18 & 12/25

The Musicians’ Green Book: An Enduring Legacy – 1 am F 12/2; 11 pm SU 12/4; 10:30 pm S 12/10

My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas – 3:30 pm F

Mysterious Women of Masterpiece Mystery – 3:30 am SU 12/4; 8 pm T 12/6



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Nature – 8 pm W 12/28; 1 am TH 12/29

Nature Cat, A Nature Carol – 1 pm F 12/2; 6:30 am F 12/9; 11:30 am W 12/14; 7:30 am F 12/23

New Tricks – 10 pm S 12/17; 2 am SU 12/18

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Yeares & Circlin’ Back – 10:30 pm S 12/31

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King – 9 pm F 12/23; 2 am S 12/24

Nova – 9 pm W 12/14 & 12/28; 2 am TH 12/15 & 12/29



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O Holy Night: Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir – 8 pm T 12/13; 1 am W 12/14; 9 pm T 12/20; 2 am W 12/21

Odd Squad – 2:30 pm M-F

Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Grief – 9 am S 12/31



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Paint This with Jerry Yarnell – 9:30 am S 12/17 & 12/24

Pati’s Mexican Table – 4 pm M

PBS NewsHour – 7 pm M-F

PBS News Weekend – 5:30 pm S 12/17 & 12/24

Peg + Cat + Holidays – 8:30 am W 12/7; 9:30 am F 12/23

Pinkalicious & Peterrific – 11:30 am M-F (PMT 12/14)

Poetry in America – 12:30 am T 12/13

A Polka Christmas with the Chardon Polka Band – 1:30 pm S 12/17; 5 pm TH 12/22; 1:30 pm SU 12/25

POV, Let the Little Light Shine – 11 pm SU 12/18

 



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Quilting Arts – 3:30 pm TH (begins 12/15)

Quincy Jones: A Musical Celebration in Paris – 2:30 am F 12/2; 9:30 pm S 12/3



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The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life – 9:30 pm M 12/12; 2:30 am T 12/13

Reba McEntire—My Chains Are Gone: Hymns and Gospel Favorites – 5 pm S 12/10

Rick Steves Art of Europe – 1 pm SU 12/18

Rick Steves’ Europe – 2 pm SU 12/18 & 12/25

Rick Steves’ European Christmas – 1 pm SU 12/4; 2 am S 12/10

The Rolling Stones: A Bigger Bang: Live on Copacabana Beach – 9 pm T 12/6; 10 pm F 12/9

Rosie’s Rules – 10 am M-F (PMT 12/2, 12/15 & 12/23); 1:30 pm M-F (PMT 12/2 & 12/8)

Roy Orbison Forever – 10 pm F 12/2; 9 pm S 12/31



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Sages of Aging – 10 pm T 12/20; 3 am W 12/21; 5 pm F 12/23

Samantha Brown’s Places to Love – 4:30 pm W

Sara’s Weeknight Meals – 10 am S 12/17 & 12/24

Sesame Street – 11 am M-F (PMT 12/23); 1 pm M-F (PMT 12/2 & 12/8)

Shakespeare’s Tomb – 5 pm TH 12/1

Shinmachi: Stronger Than a Tsunami – 5 pm T 12/20; 2 am S 12/31

Sinatra in Concert at Royal Festival Hall – 7 pm S 12/10; 3:30 am & 3:30 pm SU 12/11

Spirit of the Season – 9:30 pm TH 12/15; 2:30 am F 12/16; 5:30 pm TH 12/22

St. Olaf Christmas Festival: Love Divine – 10 pm S 12/24; 4 am SU 12/25

St. Thomas Christmas: Bloom Eternal – 1 am SU 12/25

Start Up – 4 pm T

The State of Ohio – 12:30 am S 12/17–12/31

Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire – 3 pm S 12/17 & 12/24

Story in the Public Square – 12:30 am W (PMT 12/7)

Studio C Sessions – 8:30 pm F 12/16 & 12/23; 1:30 am S 12/17 & 12/24

Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide – noon SU 12/11; 12:30 am M 12/12; 3 pm S 12/31



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Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan – 5 pm S 12/17 & 12/24

Thank You for the Challenge – 5 pm TH 12/8; 1 am M 12/26

This Is America & The World – 12:30 am TH (PMT 12/1 & 12/8)

This Old House – 11:30 am S 12/17 & 12/24

Through the Banks of the Red Cedar – 5 pm F 12/16

The Tidings – 5 pm W 12/21

The Travel Detective – 3 pm W (ends 12/21)

Travels with Darley – 3:30 pm W

 



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The Violin Alone – 5 pm M 12/19; 5 am M 12/26



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W

Wai Lana Yoga – 5:30 am S

Washington Week – 8 pm F ; 1 am S (PMT 12/3 & 12/10); 6 pm SU 12/18

The West Is Burning – 5 pm T 12/27; 3 am F 12/30

What to Eat When with Dr. Michael Roizen & Dr. Michael Crupain – 11:30 am S 12/3; 4:30 am M 12/5; 2:30 am F 12/9

The Who Hits 50! – 8:30 pm F 12/2; 11 pm T 12/6

Wild Kratts – 7:30 am SU-F (PMT 12/23 & 12/25)

Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas – 10 am F 12/2; 7:30 am T 12/6; 7 am W 12/21

Willie Nelson: Live at Budokan – 1 am TH 12/1; 11 pm S 12/3

Wine First – 2:30 pm SU 12/18 & 12/25

The Work of Art: Reno Phil – 6 am S 12/17

World’s Greatest Cruises – 4 pm W



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Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum – 6 am M-F (PMT 12/5)


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Your Fantastic Mind – 5 am S



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