PBS12 is Your Holiday Home with Family, Cooking, and Music Specials Throughout December

Denver (December 8, 2021) – PBS12 has curated dozens of children’s, family, cooking, how-to, music, and religious holiday specials including programming marathons for people to turn during December with a special holiday web page that highlights titles by category, airdates, and times.

“December finds us yearning for the peace and connections associated with the holidays,” said Kristen Blessman, President and General Manager for PBS12. “We’re pleased to provide a joyful safe haven and an escape from the busyness that often engulfs our lives this month.”

We give families a chance to wrap gifts and keep children entertained and learning on Christmas Eve Day from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on PBS12.1 with a back-to-back lineup of children’s holiday specials including titles like Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas, Peg + Cat + Holidays, and Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas. The children’s holiday programming continues on PBS12.2 from 5 a.m. through 4 p.m.

On Christmas Eve from 11 p.m. overnight until 6 a.m. on Christmas Day, we feature music and religious holiday specials including Kayla Marque Presents a Soul Xmas, All Is Bright! A Concordia Christmas, and Wheaton College Christmas Festival: Through His Own Redeeming Love.

To ring in the New Year in musical style and back by popular demand, we feature a PBS12 original Colorado music series, Sounds on 29th marathon beginning at 11 p.m. and going to 5:30 a.m. At 9 a.m. on New Year’s Day, we bring you London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2022, featuring United States marching bands and offering iconic views of the history and heritage of London, England.

New Year’s Day continues with an Austin City Limits marathon beginning at noon on PBS12.1 and continuing through 8 p.m. and then music continues through the night with specials like Linda Ronstadt: Live In Hollywood and our Saturday evening lineup including Headroom Sessions, Sun Studio Sessions, Lost River Sessions, Song of the Mountains and Bluegrass Underground.

Channel details, descriptions, airdates, and times are available at PBS12.org/HolidaySpecials. Happy holidays!