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What's Available to Stream This December on KCET

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This month, KCET's featured programming lineup includes jovial celebrations of the holidays with lively musical performances and more. "The 62nd Annual L.A. Holiday Celebration" makes its return, as well as new programs like "Pacific Chorale's The Wayfaring Project" and "Repeat the Sounding Joy! A Concordia Christmas."

Many of these programs below are available to watch on the free PBS app.

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Before We Die: Season 2

Police officer Hanna Svensson has her morals tested when her colleague Sven disappears.
Before We Die Season 2

This thriller features nail-biting action and a unique twist about a tough police officer, Hanna Svensson, whose highly developed sense of right and wrong is more powerful than any family tie. Watch Now.

Wednesday, Dec. 15

Eddy's World – 8 p.m.

EDDY’S WORLD is an engaging portrait of a 100-year-old toy inventor. Best known for the iconic Yakity Yak Teeth, Eddy Goldfarb is the inventor of nearly 800 toys including Stompers, Vac-U-Form, Kerplunk and the Bubble Gun.
Eddy's World (Preview)

An engaging portrait of a 100-year-old toy inventor. Best known for the iconic Yakity Yak Teeth, Eddy Goldfarb is the inventor of nearly 800 toys including Stompers, Vac-U-Form, Kerplunk and the Bubble Gun. Watch Preview.

One Voice: The Songs We Share – The Sacred – 8:30 p.m.

Join Justin Guarini, Maureen McKay, Daniel Colaner, Adam Hyndman and Michelle Williams.
Episode 2 Preview | The Sacred

Enjoy the American Pops Orchestra's celebration of uniquely American music that has transcended its original genre and audience, giving a broader voice to our changing society. Watch Now.

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King – 10 p.m.

Alan Cumming recounts the origin story of how a prince got put into a nutcracker.
Trailer

Alan Cumming recounts the origin story of how a prince got put into a nutcracker. Unlike the ballet, learn what happens when the young girl grows up, having saved the prince, and what they are doing today. Watch Now.

Saturday, Dec. 18

On Story: Norman Lear – 6 p.m.

Norman Lear

Norman Lear discusses creating some of the most beloved characters in the history of television. Watch Now.

On Story: Carl Reiner – 6:30 p.m.

Carl Reiner

Comedy titan Carl Reiner looks back on creating "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Watch Now.

20 Years of Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir – 9 p.m.

Relive 20 years of Tabernacle Choir Christmas concerts with host Brian Stokes Mitchell.
20 Years of Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir - Preview

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell joins the Choir and Orchestra for this two-hour 20th anniversary retrospective with performances from Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Gladys Knight, Angela Lansbury and more. Watch Now.

Wednesday, Dec. 22

Pacific Chorale's The Wayfaring Project – 8 p.m.

A concert film by Pacific Chorale weaving a Bach motet with contemporary works.
Pacific Chorale’s The Wayfaring Project (Preview)

An original concert film conducted by Robert Istad paints a vision of hope, featuring Pacific Chorale, members of Pacific Symphony, and soloists performing J.S. Bach’s motet, "Jesu miene Freude," interwoven with contemporary works such as "Wayfaring Stranger" and "Dolly Parton’s Light of a Clear Blue Morning." Watch Preview.

Live from Bradley Symphony Center: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra – 10 p.m.

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra celebrates its new season.
Trailer

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra celebrates its new season with the opening of a restored city landmark, Bradley Symphony Center. The orchestra will perform works by Ellington, Gershwin and Stravinsky, along with a new piece by Eric Nathan. Watch Now.

Saturday, Dec. 25

St. Thomas Christmas: Bloom Eternal – 1 p.m.

A Christmas tradition featuring familiar favorites and contemporary carols.
A St. Thomas Christmas: Bloom Eternal | Preview

An hour-long performance special that celebrates the Advent and Christmas season by drawing from both familiar traditional carols and innovative contemporary selections. Watch Preview.

Wheaton College Christmas Festival: Through His Own Redeeming Love – 2 p.m.

Wheaton College Orchestra and Choir

Experience the story of the Bible through "Nine Lessons and Carols." This traditional Christmas Festival shares the wonder of creation, the sorrow of its brokenness, and the hope of redemption through the birth of Jesus Christ. Watch Now.

Christmas at Belmont 2021 – 3 p.m.

Christmas at Belmont 2021 features Belmont University students performing holiday songs.
Christmas at Belmont 2021 | Trailer

Taped in Belmont's Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, the show includes holiday favorites and songs from country and gospel singer Josh Turner's new Christmas album. Watch Preview.

Repeat the Sounding Joy! A Concordia Christmas – 4 p.m.

Repeat the Sounding Joy: A joyful Christmas celebration from Concordia University Irvine
Repeat the Sounding Joy! A Concordia Christmas (Preview)

The vocal and instrumental musical ensembles of Concordia University Irvine and friends invite viewers to join them for a festive collection of music that repeats the sounding joy heard at the first Christmas. Watch Preview.

The 62nd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration – 6 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with the 62nd annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration.
62nd Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration (Preview)

The 62nd annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration returns live at The Music Center and offers Angelenos the opportunity to experience and honor the dynamic, rich cultures of the County from a diverse lineup of L.A.-based artists. Watch Preview.

Independent Lens: Pipe Dreams – 11 p.m.

Talented young musicians compete in the world's most prestigious pipe organ competition.
Trailer | Pipe Dreams

Follow four ultra-talented young people from all over the world as they play to win the Canadian International Organ Competition, which is open to virtuosi under age 35. Who will master the "king of instruments" and come out victorious? Watch Now.

Sunday, Dec. 26

The Bob Ross Experience – 4 p.m.

A Bob Ross-styled painting rests on a wooden easel.

From 1983 to 1988, Bob filmed "The Joy of Painting" in a makeshift studio in the L.L. Ball home near the campus of Ball State University. This program documents the transformation of his original studio into an intimate museum experience designed for those he inspired. Watch Now.

Wednesday, Dec. 29.

Great Performances: Bryn Terfel & Friends in Concert – 10 p.m.

The legendary bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel performs a holiday program.
GP at the Met: Bryn Terfel & Friends in Concert Preview

Enjoy a holiday performance from the famed bass-baritone in Wales' Brecon Cathedral featuring Welsh traditional folk group Calan. Watch Preview.

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