Hello Christmas Newsers!
Beginning Thanksgiving weekend getTV kicks off its annual “Most Wonderful Month of the Year” holiday programming campaign. This includes the network’s second annual original holiday special, “The Soul & Spirit of Christmas,” premiering Friday, November 23 at 8PM ET.
Jeff Meier, getTV’s SVP Programming and General Manager said, “Following our success last year with our first original special, we were thrilled to return to Nashville for “The Soul & Spirit of Christmas” and this amazing lineup of musical talent.
Our entire holiday schedule is full of treats the whole family will enjoy, including a reprise of last year’s original special ‘A Nashville Christmas,’ along with TV movies, specials and series episodes featuring some of the all-time greatest stars from the worlds of music, comedy and drama.”
Among the other highlights of this year’s holiday programming on getTV, which begins Thanksgiving Day and runs through New Year’s Day, are:
- Thanksgiving Day “First Families of Comedy” marathon, featuring back to back episodes of “Married with Children,” “All in the Family,” “Sanford and Son” and “Good Times”
- On Friday, November 23 at 9PM ET, the getTV premiere of “The Patti LaBelle Show,” classic variety special not seen in the U.S. since its Thanksgiving broadcast premiere in 1985, featuring performances by Cyndi Lauper, Luther Vandross and Amy Grant
- Classic variety shows every Sunday night from 10PM – 2AM ET, hosted by such stars as Johnny Cash, Andy Williams, Perry Como, Cher, Vanessa Williams and Mac Davis, and featuring such guests as John Wayne, Gladys Knight, Barbara Mandrell, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Everly Brothers, Carl Perkins, Merle Haggard, Ricky Skaggs, The Lennon Sisters, Redd Foxx, Angie Dickinson, Richard Chamberlain, Phil Collins, Shania Twain, Babyface and Luther Vandross, among others
- A nearly 60-hour Christmas programming marathon beginning Sunday, December 23 at 12:30PM ET until Tuesday, December 25 at 12 midnight
getTV’s full holiday schedule is available HERE and at get.tv
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