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1:00 am 
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Alfie Boe and Tom Brokaw   Veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw and Tony Award-winning Les Miserables tenor Alfie Boe along with the choir's 360 singers and 150 instrumentalists in the Orchestra at Temple Square bring the audience members to their feet in the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City. Special guest is Utahn Gail "Hal" Havorsen, then 92, known as the "candy bomber" who dropped gum and chocolate for German children during the Berlin airlift of 1948-49.G

2:00 am 
Set for Life   The Great Recession (2007-2009) decimated the economy and put 15 million Americans, including many Baby Boomers, out of work. The award-winning SET FOR LIFE follows three Baby Boomers - a third-generation steelworker from West Virginia, a community college staffer from South Carolina and an IT project manager from California - struggling to recover. Thrust into a quest they never anticipated, they suffer financial woes, self-doubt and health problems while enduring the daunting job-hunt process and coping with their rapidly eroding American Dream. D

3:00 am 
Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure   LIQUID ASSETS, a ninety-minute documentary, tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. These systems - some in the ground for more than 100 years - provide a critical public health function and are essential for economic development and growth. Largely out of sight and out of mind, these aging systems have not been maintained, and some estimates suggest this is the single largest public works endeavor in our nation's history. D

4:30 am 
About Benjamin   In celebration of the 300th birthday of one of America's most famous inventors and statesmen, documentary filmmakers look at Benjamin Franklin and his contributions to science, art, medicine, education and politics.G

5:00 am 
In Search of Shakespeare  "The Lost Years"  Michael Wood uncovers a tale of religious conflict behind Shakespeare's lost years. The Royal Shakespeare Company performs the plays in a Tudor inn yard as Shakespeare s company did. And, using Tutor maps and Victorian photos, Wood brings Shakespeare s first London home back to life.Part 2 of 4G

6:00 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   El Salvador's Ban on Abortions - Strongly influenced by Catholic teaching, El Salvador now forbids all abortions. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from San Salvador on the consequences for many women, including some who say they suffered a miscarriage, when abortion is considered murder. More Mormon Missionaries - At a time when many Christian denominations continue to lose members, the number of people in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is going up steadily, from three million in 1970 to more than 15 million today, worldwide. D

6:30 am 
Start Up  "Zombies, Pickles and Cheese Oh My!"  Gary and the crew travel to Milwaukee to meet with the "Gouda Girls" to find out how they started an award winning grilled cheese food truck, then they head to Detroit to talk to "McClures Pickles", who started a pickle company who went from the farmers market to a global brand, and last, they stop by Pittsburgh to meet with "House of the Dead", a zombie store that has customers dying to buy some zombie swag. D

7:00 am 
Second Opinion  "Managing Diabetes"  Patient Story: Some experts call Type II Diabetes an epidemic in America. But why is it so difficult to keep under control. Bob Hatch seeks a second opinion as he struggles to manage his diabetes. D

7:30 am 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Waste Not Want Not!"  Join Lidia in the kitchen as she makes use of left over lettuce by incorporating it into a creamy Risotto. Using a secondary cut of meat, she creates decadent Veal stew with Onion and Squash, and don't throw away that day old bread, use it in a tasty Bread Pudding with Pears. D

8:00 am 
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking  "New York City, NY: Chefs Matt Lightner, Anita Lo and Andy Ricker"  The first season ends on a high note with three of NYC's best and brightest chefs--Lightner, Lo and Ricker--joining Pete Evans for an al fresco urban feast for 50 people, featuring herbs and spices gathered at Wards Island and Chinatown. The evening unfolds in a hidden jewel of a place: a rooftop terrace with breathtaking sunset views of Midtown Manhattan. D

8:30 am 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Delicious Eco-Tourism"  Ever on a quest to learn more about the food he grows and cooks, Rick even vacations with an agenda. This time he's taking us to the mountains to Finca Las Nieves, with its artisanal coffee production and organic gardens. Together we learn about sustainable gardening along with how-to's for amazing vegetarian tamales and sopa de chepil in the kitchens at the Finca. D

9:00 am 
The Jazzy Vegetarian  "Just Desserts"  Host Laura Theodore prepares scrumptious sweet desserts featuring "Double-Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing," the perfect indulgence to please any chocolate fan. Then "Luscious Little Carrot Cupcakes" are a 'two-in-one' baked treat that serve as a flavorsome breakfast muffin too. "Almondy Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Chocolate Chips" are a delightfully crisp and satisfying cookie confection. D

9:30 am 
Martha Bakes  "Focaccia and Pizza"  Everyone loves pizza, and making it at home can be easy and fun. In this episode, Martha teaches you how to make a wonderfully crisp and delicious oven-dried heirloom tomato pizza, a delectable grape focaccia, a perfectly thin tarte flambee, and a three-cheese gluten-free calzone using pizza dough. D

10:00 am 
Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence  "Kicking Up The Classics"  Joanne and her student Lauren give comfort food a kick preparing a 30 minute lamb and black bean chili and hiding a red pepper jelly surprise inside corn muffins. Recipes: Thirty-Minute Lamb and Black Bean Chili and Spicy Red Pepper Jelly-Filled Corn Muffins. Student: Lauren Eastman, Public Relations Executive. D

10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Comfort Food Classics"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to perfect Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for inexpensive skillets. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the ultimate Herb Roast Chicken. D

11:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Great Italian Pasta Sauces"  Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make perfect Pasta all'Amatriciana. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for box graters in the Equipment Corner, and tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of canned whole tomatoes. And finally, test cook Bryan Roof uncovers the secrets to making the best Quick Mushroom Ragu with lots of mushroom flavor. D

11:30 am 
Scrapbook Soup  "Paint Your Way"  Raid your art box for paint and gesso as we paint our way to fantastic layouts. Create Stencils with Jenny Barnett Rohrs, a layout from Ronda Palazzari with a technique for changing patterned paper into unique embellishments with gesso, and watercolors, and the fourth level (that's more than the third!) of dimension from Kim Hupke on a page entitled "my girl". D

12:00 pm 
Paint This with Jerry Yarnell  "Wine & Roses (Still Life), Part 3"  Begin highlighting roses and using the synthetic chisel-edge brushes to start under-painting the large grape leaves-adjusting the value of the color so that they show up against background. Then begin highlighting leaves to give them form. Now build darker shadows on back side of grapes. D

12:30 pm 
Aviators   Savannah: We profile this capable and affordable light sport homebuilt aircraft. Huey: A lot of people may recognize this helicopter from the film "Apocalypse Now", but this bird has a lot more history than just that. Flying Formation: Kurtis expands his warbird flying experience and tries his hand at formation flying. D

1:00 pm 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013: Drastic Measures"  Norm tours the Bay Head, New Jersey, revetment project with Thacher Brown; the Bay Head house is raised from the second floor structure. Kevin finds Carlos amid some setbacks trying to get the Point Pleasant house off the ground, and Richard helps Rita say goodbye to her Manasquan house before it's torn down. Norm gets a lesson on FEMA zones and foundations from structural engineer Pat Cronin. D

1:30 pm 
This Old House  "Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013: Getting to Work"  Kevin gets a look at decimated Mantoloking, New Jersey with Chris Nelson in a beach rescue vehicle. The Bay Head home's new first floor is framed, four feet in the air. Helical pull-down micro-pile technology literally screws the Point Pleasant house in place, as timber piles are driven into the ground for Rita's new modular home. D

2:00 pm 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Paneled Chest with Peter Follansbee"  A master joiner shows Roy how to make and fit the beveled panels and storage till into a framed chest from the Pilgrim era. D

2:30 pm 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Federal Hall Table"  With this episode of Rough Cut, we'll bring you back to the 1700's and look at some of the federal embellishments at the Pendleton House at the Rhode Island School of Design. Back in the shop, Tommy and Eli show viewers an effortless way to really make your hall table shine with bell flowers, stringing, and other awesome embellishments. D

3:00 pm 

3:30 pm 
America's Heartland   Reporter John Lobertini takes us to the rocky coast of Maine where lobster fishermen are facing new challenges as they harvest crustaceans from the Atlantic Ocean. Sarah Gardner discovers how Arkansas farmers are finding fish farming to be profitable-hundreds of miles from the ocean. And a special kind of oyster farming in Maryland's is helping clean up pollution in Chesapeake Bay. D

4:00 pm 
NOVA  "Ultimate Mars Challenge"  To achieve its successful landing on Mars with its precious load of instruments, the rover Curiosity first had to parachute through the Martian atmosphere at twice the speed of sound, then be gently lowered to the planet's surface by "sky crane" - a first-of-its-kind system. NOVA joins the scientists and engineers responsible for Curiosity's on-the-ground experiments, and is there for the exhilarating moments after the successful landing.G

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Gunfighter Nation"  Cultural historian and scholar Richard Slotkin has spent his adult life studying the violence that has swirled through American history and taken root deep in our culture. He has written an acclaimed trilogy on the myth of the frontier that has shaped our nation's imagination. In Regeneration through Violence, The Fatal Environment, Gunfighter Nation, and other works of history and fiction, he tracks how everything from literature, movies and television to society and politics has been influenced by this violent past ̶ including the gun culture that continues to dominate, wound and kill. D

6:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour Weekend   In just a few years, drone aircraft might be delivering orders from Amazon-dot-com to your door -- at least, that's what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a recent interview. But first states and the federal government are wrestling with the implications of many new, pilotless aircraft -- how they might affect civil liberties -- and how to keep them out of the way of manned aircraft in skies that are already crowded. Rick Karr reports from Colorado. D

6:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland"  Rick tours bustling Belfast and looks at some of the city's politically charged neighborhoods. Then he heads for the Antrim Coast to enjoy Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island.G

7:00 pm 
The Lawrence Welk Show  "The Music of Harry Warren"  Come and meet those dancing feet of Bobby and Elaine as the band swings into "Forty-Second Street." The Aldridge Sisters and the Otwell Twins sing "I Found a Million Dollar Baby." Kathie Sullivan sings "I Only Have Eyes for You."G

7:59 pm 
Last of the Summer Wine  "The Glamour of the Uniform"  Marina's apparent fascination with men in uniform forces Howard to take drastic steps.G

8:30 pm 
Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Specials  "1991"  Hyacinth roars into the holiday season, even getting Richard into a Father Christmas outfit, then confronts a drunken "Daddy" in the church rectory, and a case of mistaken identity leads to a strange meeting under the mistletoe.G

9:00 pm 
As Time Goes By  "The Cruise"  Back from a country weekend with Lionel, Jean is annoyed at Judy's insinuations about the relationship with Lionel, who makes things worse with an invitation to join him on a cruise.G

9:30 pm 
The Cafe  "Time and Tide"  A picture of the staff and loyal customers is on the docket, but Carol is having other problems. Meanwhile Chloe is coming down with something, Kieran needs a proper job, and Sarah is just plain worried.G

10:00 pm 
It's A Wonderful Red Green Christmas   The guys decide to promote Possum Lodge as a place to spend an old-fashioned Christmas and brainstorm for ideas to ensure success for the scheme.G

11:00 pm 
Doctor Who Series  "Christmas 2012 - The Snowmen"  Christmas Eve, 1892, and the falling snow is the stuff of fairytales. When the fairytale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor for help. But the Doctor is in mourning, reclusive and determined not to engage in the problems of the universe. As old friends return, will the Doctor really abandon humankind, or will he fight to save the world and Christmas from the icy clutches of this mysterious menace?G

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