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Witness the Power of Food: Lydia Bastianich Honors Vets in Holiday Special

December 15, 2016 Barb Oates 0

Just the smell of a certain dish takes celebrity chef, author and TV host Lydia Bastianich back to her grandparent’s kitchen and her youngest of days in Italy. Understanding the power of food — those smells of home cooking — is what moved her to dedicate her latest PBS special, Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday For Heroes to our country’s military families. The documentary special airs on PBS Friday, Dec. 16 at 10pmET (check your local listings). “Within our family, we kept our Italian heritage. My father would only speak Italian. He would only eat the things that he would eat. […]

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When is A Charlie Brown Christmas on TV 2016?

December 1, 2016 Jeff Pfeiffer 0

In 2016, A Charlie Brown Christmas  will air Thursday, Dec. 1, at 8pm ET on ABC and Thursday, Dec. 22, at 8pm ET on ABC. (Description below from ABC) In the digitally remastered 1965 special A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees everywhere during the Christmas season. Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant, and Charlie Brown accepts, but it proves to be a frustrating struggle. When an attempt to restore the proper spirit with a forlorn little fir Christmas tree fails, Charlie Brown needs Linus’ help to learn […]

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2016 Holiday Programming Guide

December 1, 2016 Dave Lange 1

The holidays are here — and so is Jingle Guide, your comprehensive source for holiday movies, series and specials on TV this month. So pour yourself a glass of eggnog and enjoy some great TV programming with friends and family. The ol’ holiday standbys are on, of course. It’s a Wonderful Life airs on NBC Dec. 3 and 24, and TBS and TNT are airing the 1983 classic A Christmas Story for 24 hours starting the evening of Dec. 24. And getTV is airing a full month of holiday programming; it’s their second annual “The Most Wonderful Month of the […]

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Thanksgiving TV Programming 2016

November 22, 2016 Jeff Pfeiffer 0

Thanksgiving Day in America in 2016 is Thursday, Nov. 24. As always, over the course of the holiday weekend, there will be plenty of Thanksgiving TV offerings to go along with your helpings of food. Here are some highlights. Thanksgiving TV Programming 2016 (All Times Eastern) The Middle: “Thanksgiving VIII” — Nov. 22 at 8pm on ABC. Frankie has come to the conclusion that April is not good enough for Axl and does everything in her power to keep her out of their annual Christmas family photo. But she finds herself vying for Axl’s attention by trying to rearrange timing for the […]

Hallmark Channel's New December Films
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Hallmark Channel’s New December Films Promise Romanic Holidays

November 3, 2016 Kellie Freeze 0

I may be early December, but Hallmark Channel is midway through its annual “Countdown to Christmas,” charming holiday programming that stretches from Halloween until the New Year. And in December, the Hallmark Channel has plenty of delightfully sweet holiday films for when the weather turns frightful! December Movies Saturday, Dec. 3 A Dream of Christmas An ambitious but discontented young married woman (Nikki DeLoach) gets more than she bargained for when she is granted a wish to be single again. She awakens one morning to discover she has the home, car and job of her dreams, but soon realizes she’s missing […]

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