A Guide to WOUB-TV’s Holiday Showcase Nov. 26 – Dec. 11< < Back to
Kicking off on the Thanksgiving holiday, WOUB-TV has planned a diverse array of programming for our Holiday Showcase, which runs through Friday, December 11. Whether you enjoy concert films, documentaries, or travel programming, WOUB-TV has you covered as we head into this unprecedented holiday season.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26:
8 p.m. – Country Music: the Hillbilly Shakespeare (1945-1953)
The bluegrass sound spreads in post-war America and Hank Williams becomes a honky-tonk star. (Encore presentation Sunday, November 29 at 4 p.m.)
10:30 p.m. – Red, White, and Rock (My Music)
Frankie Valli, The Righteous Brothers, Connie Francis and more celebrate pop oldies music. (Encore presentation Saturday, December 5 at 9:30 p.m.)
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27:
8:30 p.m. – Suze Orman’s Ultimate Retirement Guide
10:30 p.m. – Joe Bonamassa: Royal Tea Live
The blues rock guitarist and songwriter performs from the Ryman theater in Nashville, Tennessee.
11:30 p.m. – John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind (My Music)
A live reunion of folk singers includes Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn and The Chad Mitchell Trio. (Encore presentation Saturday, December 5 at 2 p.m.)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28:
11 a.m. – Memory Rescue with Daniel Amen, M.D.
Dr. Daniel Amen demonstrates ways to supercharge your memory and remember what matters most to you. (Encore presentation Wednesday, December 2 at 8 p.m.)
1 p.m. – Peter, Paul & Mommy, Too (My Music)
5 p.m. – John Denver: Country Roads – Live in England
Singer-songwriter John Denver performs “Sunshine on My Shoulders,” “Rocky Mountain High” and more. (Encore presentation Thursday, December 3 at 9:30 p.m.)
7 p.m. — Andy Williams: Greatest Love Songs (My Music)
Enjoy the romantic crooner’s hits and best-loved ballads including “Moon River” and “Love Story.” (Encore presentation Monday, November 30 at 8 p.m.)
8:30 p.m. – Ken Burns: Here & There
Interviews with Ken Burns, his colleagues and friends highlight the filmmaker’s life and career. (Encore presentations Sunday, November 29 at 11 a.m.; Tuesday, December 1 at 8 p.m.; Friday, December 4 at 10 p.m.; Saturday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m.)
10 p.m. – Johnny Cash: A Night to Remember
11:30 p.m. – Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2019
Jeff Beck, Sheryl Crow, Peter Frampton, Los Lobos and more perform with guitarist Eric Clapton.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29:
12:30 p.m. – Dolly Parton: I Will Always Love You (My Music)
Celebrate the singer-songwriter’s career from her early days to her success as a crossover superstar. (Encore presentation Thursday, December 3 at 8 p.m.)
2 p.m. – Rick Steves European Christmas
Rick celebrates Christmas in England, France, Norway, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.
6:30 p.m. – Josh Groban: An Evening of Harmony
Singer Josh Groban performs “Bring Him Home, ” “Over the Rainbow,” “The Impossible Dream” and more. (Encore presentation Wednesday, December 2 at 9:30 p.m.)
8 p.m. – Masterpiece: 50 Fabulous Years!
Join Alan Cumming to celebrate the iconic series that introduced generations of viewers to the delights of British drama. From Upstairs Downstairs to I, Claudius to The Jewel in the Crown and Downton Abbey, MASTERPIECE has stood the test of time. (Encore presentation Saturday, December 5 at 4 p.m.)
9:30 p.m. – Magic Moments: the Best of ’50s Pop (My Music)
Join hosts Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney for a nostalgic trip back to the 1950s. Return to the era’s pop music days with a mix of live performance and archival footage, including classic moments from favorite performers. (Encore presentation Saturday, December 5 at 11 p.m.)
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1:
9:30 p.m. – Henry Louis Gates, Jr. – Uncovering America
Courtney B. Vance hosts this celebration of the renowned, respected and popular historian, author and filmmaker. Features appearances by distinguished guests seen in Gates’ work including Jodie Foster, Ken Burns, Jelani Cobb and LL Cool J.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4:
8:30 p.m. – Stevie Nicks: 24 Karat Gold Tour
Singer Stevie Nicks performs smash hits from her Fleetwood Mac and solo careers and shares stories.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5:
1 p.m. – Aging Backwards 3 With Miranda Esmonde-White
Learn how to keep your mind sharp and your body active as you age using gentle daily movement.
7 p.m. – Lawrence Welk: God Bless America
This program is a musical tribute to America’s freedoms, its leaders and its veterans, and to the patriotism Lawrence Welk held dear as part of the classic American success story of his life.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6 through FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11: BEST OF WOUB
Encore presentations of viewer’s favorite programs.