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In Performance at the White House | A Celebration of American Creativity

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Watch Friday, January 8, 2016 at 9pm on WMHT TV | President and Mrs. Obama host an all-star tribute to art and literature in American musical forms.

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Third Season of “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” to Air on PBS Beginning January 5, 2016

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Ten-Part Series Explores Ancestry Stories of Bill O’Reilly, Shonda Rhimes, Jimmy Kimmel, Dustin Hoffman, Mia Farrow, Julianne Moore, Norman Lear, Senator John McCain, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Gloria Steinem and More

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The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2015

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Watch Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 3pm on WMHT TV | The 93rd annual national Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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Christmas in Harvard Square

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Watch December 2015 on WMHT TV | A special features classic songs for the holidays performed by the renowned vocal ensemble of the Saint Paul’s Choir School at Saint Paul Church, Cambridge, in the heart of Harvard Square in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Jerusalem: Center of the World

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Watch Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 12pm | Jerusalem tells the story of the fascinating city so many people have loved and died for.

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A Christmas Tradition with Tommy Makem

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Watch Friday, December 25, 2015 at 3pm on WMHT TV | Renowned folk singer Tommy Makem welcomes viewers for a concert of Christmas music with an Irish accent in A CHRISTMAS TRADITION WITH TOMMY MAKEM.

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Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2015

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Watch Friday, December 25 at 9pm & Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Join the festivities—and upheavals—as Poplar readies itself for Christmas 1960.

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St. Thomas Christmas | A Jubilant Light 2015

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Watch Friday, December 25, 2015 at 11am on WMHT TV | The Christmas concert is a tradition for the entire St. Thomas community to celebrate the seasons of Advent and Christmas, while enjoying the amazing talents showcases by student ensembles performing in concert on a world-class stage.

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Celtic Thunder Christmas

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Watch Friday, December 25, 2015 at 10am on WMHT TV | Filmed in Poughkeepsie, NY in front of a live audience, Irishmen Damian McGinty, Keith Harkin, Paul Byrom, Ryan Kelly and Scotsman George Donaldson of Celtic Thunder bring together their affinity for a great popular song with outstanding live performances, pay homage to cherished holiday favorites.

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Festive Celebrations | The Crane Candlelight Concert 2014

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Watch Friday, December 25, 2015 at 6am on WMHT TV | The Crane Chorus and the Crane Symphony Orchestra come together to present a very special holiday concert.

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