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KET’s seasonal programming makes the holidays merry and bright


KET’s seasonal programming makes the holidays merry and bright

For Release: 11/28/22 9:05 AM

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season on KET with special musical performances and seasonal programs. From fan favorites such as the Call the Midwife: Holiday Special and Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir to new titles including Mary Berry’s Ultimate Christmas, KET’s holiday programs are sure to make the season merry and bright.

KET’s holiday lineup includes:

O Holy Night: Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir
Featuring a 360-member choir and 150-member orchestra, the Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir concert has been a PBS and national tradition for years.
KET Tuesday, Dec. 13 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Thursday, Dec. 22 • 9/8 pm

Christmas at Belmont
Belmont University students perform classic songs and holiday favorites.
KET Friday, Dec. 16 • 10/9 pm

Mary Berry’s Ultimate Christmas
Join Mary Berry and her celebrity pals as they prepare a three-course feast and offer tips on making “a fool-proof Christmas dinner.”
KET Monday, Dec. 19 • 9/8 pm
KET2 Thursday, Dec. 22 • 10/9 pm

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic is re-imagined, featuring the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and narration from Alan Cumming.
KET Friday, Dec. 23 • 9/8 pm

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank
Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby star in this 1957 color television special in which they swap Christmas carols.
KET Friday, Dec. 23 • 10:30/9:30 pm

Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker
A modern spin on the 19th-century fairy tale, featuring classical ballet, urban tap, hip-hop, swing, flamenco, step and other dance forms.
KET Sunday, Dec. 25 • 2/1 pm

Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas
Join Lucy Worsley as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas has surprising Tudor origins
KET Sunday, Dec. 25 • 7/6 pm
KET2 Sunday, Dec. 25 • 10/9 pm

Call the Midwife Holiday Special
With Christmas approaching, the midwives move to their maternity clinic and are delighted when their first patient is a familiar face.
KET Sunday, Dec. 25 • 9/8 pm
KET2 Wednesday, Dec. 28 • 9/8 pm

The Real Bedford Falls: It’s a Wonderful Life
This special program explores the connections between Seneca Falls, New York, and Bedford Falls, the fictional setting of the beloved holiday movie.
KET Sunday, Dec. 25 • 10:30/9:30 pm
KET2 Monday, Dec. 19 • 10:30/9:30 pm

United in Song: A New Year’s Eve Special
Ring in the New Year with these star-studded concert performances that celebrate what brings us together as Americans.
KET Tuesday, Dec. 31 • 8/7 pm

To view the full lineup of KET’s holiday programs, visit

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Elizabeth Greenfield
Director of Marketing and Communications