All Holiday Programming for WUSF Public Media

November 22, 2014

1.	BackStory: “America as Pumpkin Pie: A History of Thankgiving”
1. BackStory: “America as Pumpkin Pie: A History of Thankgiving”
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
WUSF 89.7

When we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, we think we know what we’re commemorating. In this classic episode of BackStory, the history guys search for the true roots of Thanksgiving and find them not in the 17th but the 19th century. And with help from legendary Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback, Roger Staubach, they explore the connection between Thanksgiving and football.

November 23, 2014

America’s Test Kitchen Thanksgiving Special
America’s Test Kitchen Thanksgiving Special
Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 3:00pm
WUSF 89.7

This year we put roasting pans through their paces with gadget guru Lisa McManus, and we’ll taste store-bought shortcuts to find out which ones to avoid and which ones will get Thanksgiving dinner on the table quicker. Wine expert Stephen Meuse investigates whether wine has gender, and we learn how to make the perfect sweet potato pie!

November 26, 2014

Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 8:00pm
WUSF TV 16.1

Journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade gives an uplifting and exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a part of one of the largest events of the year. Each year, thousands of parade participants take to the streets of Manhattan to trek 2 miles in front of 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers. Our story begins when the Macy's Parade committee selects Florida's Tarpon Springs Marching Band, one of only ten marching bands selected to perform in the 2013 parade.

Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 9:00pm
WUSF TV 16.4

Journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade gives an uplifting and exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a part of one of the largest events of the year. Each year, thousands of parade participants take to the streets of Manhattan to trek 2 miles in front of 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers. Our story begins when the Macy's Parade committee selects Florida's Tarpon Springs Marching Band, one of only ten marching bands selected to perform in the 2013 parade.

November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving with Cantus
Thanksgiving with Cantus
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 11:00am
WSMR 89.1

Join us as one of the premiere men’s vocal ensembles, “Cantus” talk about the holiday, music and food.

Thanksgiving with Cantus (APM)
Thanksgiving with Cantus (APM)
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 11:00am
WUSF 89.7

Join us as one of the premiere men’s vocal ensembles, “Cantus” talk about the holiday, music and food. Good music and conversation Thanksgiving morning at 11:00 AM, on Classical WSMR 89.1 and in Tampa at 103.9 FM.

Giving Thanks- A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude
Giving Thanks - A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
WSMR 89.1

We remember Dr. Maya Angelou, and she shares her Thanksgiving blessing and memories. Nikki Giovanni reads food poems from her new book, and recalls the Thanksgiving she got kicked out of college! Also, Simple Gifts from Copland, a Simple Song from Bernstein, and lots of music about fall, food, and gratitude.

Giving Thanks (APM)
Giving Thanks (APM)
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
WUSF 89.7

We remember Dr. Maya Angelou, and she shares her Thanksgiving blessing and memories. Nikki Giovanni reads food poems from her new book, and recalls the Thanksgiving she got kicked out of college! Also, Simple Gifts from Copland, a Simple Song from Bernstein, and lots of music about fall, food, and gratitude. Thanksgiving evening 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1, and in Tampa at 103.9 FM.

November 28, 2014

Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
WUSF TV 16.1

Journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade gives an uplifting and exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a part of one of the largest events of the year. Each year, thousands of parade participants take to the streets of Manhattan to trek 2 miles in front of 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers. Our story begins when the Macy's Parade committee selects Florida's Tarpon Springs Marching Band, one of only ten marching bands selected to perform in the 2013 parade.

Celtic Thunder Christmas
Celtic Thunder Christmas
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 8:00pm
WUSF TV 16.4

The heart-warming new Celtic Thunder Show features holiday standards such as "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas," "Let It Snow," "Winter Wonderland" and "Silent Night" as well as a few specially-written originals, "Going Home For Christmas", "Christmas Morning Donegal" and "Our First Christmas Together".

Celtic Thunder Christmas
Celtic Thunder Christmas
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 9:30pm
WUSF TV 16.1

The heart-warming new Celtic Thunder Show features holiday standards such as "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas," "Let It Snow," "Winter Wonderland" and "Silent Night" as well as a few specially-written originals, "Going Home For Christmas", "Christmas Morning Donegal" and "Our First Christmas Together".

November 29, 2014

Rick Steves' European Christmas
Rick Steves' European Christmas
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 2:00pm
WUSF TV 16.1

Rick Steves' and his public television crew finally celebrated Christmas in Europe. Rick and his gang brought home a vivid and intimate look at how seven
diverse cultures celebrate Christmas. From England to Norway, Burgundy
to Bavaria, and Rome to the top of the Swiss Alps, this special gets
you down on the carpet with wide-eyed children, up in the loft with
the finest choirs, and into the kitchen with grandma and all her
secrets.

 
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