Scroll down to learn about this month's featured programs. Shows are organized week by week. All programs are on 13.1 unless otherwise noted.
Go Public! 2020: November 29–December 6
Don't miss the special programs during Go Public! 2020. Thank you for your support!
What to Eat When with Dr. Michael Roizen & Dr. Michael Crupain
The ultimate nutritional playbook that will allow you to adjust the kinds of foods you eat to the situations that you find yourself in, from a day at a baseball game to a genetic disposition to a chronic disease. Part of Go Public! 2020
Tuesday, December 1 at 8 pm ET.
John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music)
A treasure trove of historical footage of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era. Featuring Pete Seeger and Judy Collins, Harry Belafonte, Bobby Darin and more. Part of Go Public! 2020
Tuesday, December 1 at 9:30 pm ET.
European Christmas Markets
This special travels along the rivers that connect Germany, France and Switzerland (the Mosel, Rhine and Main rivers), visiting cities and towns to learn of their history, see their major sights, and visit their charming markets.
Tuesday, December 1 at 11:30 pm ET.
Aging Backwards 3with Miranda Esmonde-White
Host Miranda Esmonde-White presents gentle, full body workouts to help viewers keep their bodies moving. Part of Go Public! 2020
Wednesday, December 2 at 3 pm ET.
Linked to Legends
The U.P. Teams That Played the Packers
This documentary focuses on U.P. athletes who played for and against the early Packers, along with other U.P. players who made their mark in the first decade of the NFL. Part of Go Public! 2020
Thursday, December 3 at 9 pm ET. Repeats 12/7 at 3 pm ET.
The Magic of Christmas in Alsace
Experience Christmas in the Alsace region of France, in the small towns and villages where each community has its own unique holiday traditions, celebrations, food, and of course wine. Part of Go Public! 2020
Thursday, December 3 at 11:30 pm ET.
God Bless America
This special, marking Welk’s 100th birthday, looks at the nation’s history through the eyes and experiences of the famous bandleader. Part of Go Public! 2020
Saturday, December 5 at 6 pm ET.
Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You
Celebrate the beloved singer-songwriter’s career from her early days to her success as a crossover pop superstar. Part of Go Public! 2020
Sunday, December 6 at 8:30 pm ET.
The Legacy List with Matt Paxton
The team has 24 hours to find a lost poetry book by a POW father in Richmond, VA.
Mondays at 9 pm ET, begins December 7. .
Ornament of the World
Learn how Muslims, Jews and Christians in medieval Spain forged a common cultural identity.
Tuesday, December 8 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 12/9 at Midnight ET.
Once Upon A Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri
University of Wisconsin Madison Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri presents the 50th annual "Once Upon a Christmas Cheery in the Lab of Shakhashiri." The show includes many colorful, captivating, and rousing science experiments.
Friday, December 11 at 10 pm ET.
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Charlie Brown becomes the director of the gang's holiday play. Can he overcome his friends’ preference for dancing over acting, find the “perfect” tree and discover the true meaning of Christmas?
Sunday, December 13 at 7:30 pm ET.
Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir featuring Kelli O'Hara and Richard Thomas
Celebrate the holidays with a nostalgic program that exudes the warmth and peace that the season can bring.
Monday, December 14 at 9 pm ET.
Ella Wishes You A Swingin' Christmas, with Vanessa Williams
Enjoy an evening celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's entire iconic album of holiday classics.
Tuesday, December 15 at 8 pm ET. Repeats 12/25 10 pm ET.
Christmas at Belmont
Featuring Belmont University students, Michael W. Smith and CeCe Winans.
Tuesday, December 15 at 9 pm ET.
Holidays at Murray State
The Murray State University Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra and featured soloists highlight this annual seasonal special–a one hour sojourn in sight and sound through Murray State and the Purchase area of Kentucky.
Sunday, December 20 at 7 pm ET.
The Legacy List with Matt Paxton
Lenis Northmore / Newark, DE
The team is on the hunt for art and heirlooms in this huge, museum-like home in Delaware.
Monday, December 21 at 9 pm ET.
City government touches almost every aspect of our lives. City Hall shows a city government successfully offering a wide variety of services to a diverse population.
Tuesday, December 22 at 8 pm ET.
Luna’s Christmas Around the World
When the Circo gets stuck at the South Pole on Christmas eve, Leo, Andy, and Carmen are convinced that Santa will never find them. With the help of their friend Luna, the kids endeavor to save Christmas, learning about holiday traditions from around the world along the way.
Thursday, December 24 at 9 am ET. Repeats 12/25 at 9 am ET.
The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!
Journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees Snowland in time for Christmas.
Thursday, December 24 at 10 am ET. Repeats 12/25 at 10 am ET.
Peg + Cat + Holidays
Engage preschool children and teach them how to solve math-based problems with Peg, a chatty and tenacious five year-old, her feline pal, Cat, and her smart, handsome, cool friend Ramone.
Thursday, December 24 at Noon ET. Repeats 12/25 at Noon ET.
Kingston Trio Holiday Cheers
George Grove, Bill Zorn, and Rick Dougherty perform a unique collection of seasonal tunes including several of the inspirational songs from their 1960s album "The Last Month of the Year."
Thursday, December 24 at 8 pm ET.
Christmas Tree Ship
The true story of the now-legendary, but doomed Lake Michigan voyage of the three-masted schooner Rouse Simmons loaded with thousands of Christmas trees for sale in the 1912 Christmas season. Part of the Beaumier Heritage Doc. Series.
Friday, December 25 at 9 pm ET.
Songs to Keep
Treasures of An Adirondack Folk Collector
Marjorie Lansing Porter dedicated her life to preserving the rare folk songs of the Adirondacks. This film features contemporary folk musicians Lee Knight, David Ruch, and others discussing and performing these traditional tunes.
Sunday, December 27 at 7 pm ET.
The Legacy List with Matt Paxton Lambert Family / Mechanicsville, VA
The team meets a history-maker when they move a Harvard trailblazer in Virginia.
Monday, December 28 at 9 pm ET.
Abandoned in the Arctic
The story of the tragic Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-1884 told with a group of kayakers retracing the party's retreat into the high arctic.
Tuesday, December 29 at 9:30 pm ET.
Jazz at The Lincoln Center presents
Swingin' Sesame Street Celebration: 50 Years and Counting
Enjoy a celebration of the music of Sesame Street with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Thursday, December 31 at 3 pm ET.