Watch Your Favorite Holiday Programs This December on KCET

The holiday season has returned, and that means holiday celebrations on KCET!

Highlighting the seasonal programming line-up is the return of Chapman University’s Annual Holiday Wassail Concert (Monday, December 24 at 8:00 p.m.) The special features the Chapman University Singers, the Chapman University Choir and Women’s Choir along with spectacular music by The Chapman Orchestra.

See the full holiday line-up below:

Story continues below

California’s Gold - Holiday Classic: Tuba Christmas     Sun., Dec. 23, 6:00 p.m.

holiday classic tuba christmas

Huell attends an annual holiday concert of traditional songs performed by hundreds of tubas. Tuba Christmas was conceived in 1974 as a tribute to the late artist/teacher William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day in 1902. 

California’s Gold - Holiday Classic: Poinsettias      Mon., Dec. 24, 7:00 p.m.

california's gold poinsettias

Huell visits the colorful Paul Ecke Ranch, where 90% of all flowering poinsettias get their start.

California’s Gold - Holiday Star        Mon., Dec. 24, 7:30 p.m.

california's gold holiday star

Upland was hard hit by the 2003 wildfires. That following holiday season, this tight-knit community joined together to recreate a brilliantly lit star on a hilltop which shined for many years.

Holiday Concert At Chapman University 2018      Mon., Dec. 24, 8:00 p.m. 

holiday concert at chapman university 2018

Watch a magnificent concert of holiday season favorites performed by the Chapman University Singers, University Choir and Women's Choir along with music performed by The Chapman Orchestra.  Recorded in the Musco Center For The Arts.

Happy Holidays With The Boston Pops      Mon., Dec. 24, 9:00 p.m.    

happy holidays with the boston pops

The one-hour music special "Happy Holidays with the Boston Pops" showcases the best of the New England holiday season with the Boston Pops and Tanglewood Festival Chorus, under the direction of Keith Lockhart, performing beloved classics.                

Jordan Smith: ‘Tis The Season     Mon., Dec. 24, 10:00 p.m.        

jordan smith tis the season

Jordan Smith, season nine winner of NBC's "The Voice," stars in his very first one-hour concert program. Taped on the Evergreen Stage at Diadan Studios, the special spotlights music from Jordan's Christmas album "'Tis the Season," and features special guest David Foster, the legendary composer, songwriter and producer.

Festival of Carols With Sylvia McNair     Mon., Dec. 24, 11:00 p.m.    

festival of carols

Grammy-winning soprano Sylvia McNair joins the 150-voice Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and the Chamber Orchestra at The Palladium at The Center for The Performing Arts for the 25th anniversary of the holiday favorite. 

Fire In The Forest: The Life and Legacy of the Ba’al Shem Tov     WATCH NOW!

Fire in the Forest: The Life and Legacy of the Ba'al Shem Tov

Scholars shed light on the Ba’al Shem Tov, one of the most celebrated figures in Newish history.

Rick Steves’ Europe - The Best of Israel       WATCH NOW!

Rick Steves' Europe: The Best of Israel

Rick starts in Jerusalem, alive with religious tradition and passion - Christian, Muslim, and Jewish. We then visit cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, with its in-love-with-life beaches; ponder the sad fortress of Masada;and join pilgrims at biblical sights around the Sea of Galilee. We'll also pay our respects at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, drop into an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood, and savor the local cuisine.

America's Test Kitchen Special: Home for the Holidays            WATCH NOW!

Home for the Holidays

The entire cast is home for the holidays, and they're sharing their tips and tricks for planning a stress-free gathering, while also recounting personal holiday memories and revealing their all-time favorite holiday recipes from the Test Kitchen archives. 


We are dedicated to providing you with articles like this one. Show your support with a tax-deductible contribution to KCET. After all, public media is meant for the public. It belongs to all of us.

Keep Reading

Clips & Segments