The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My Top Ten list would not be complete without:
All in the Family - Christmas at the Bunkers
Andy Griffith Christmas episode
Dick Van Dyke Christmas episode
Mary Tyler Moore 1st Christmas episode...
Remember when Black Friday was on Friday?
Imagine what will happen if the stores are allowed to stay open all night Christmas Eve until lunch time on Christmas Day! This year, more than 50,000 restaurants, bars, convenience stores and...
My Dog Sam
Dear Abby, I too was picked on when I was a child and I too turned to our dog Queenie. She always gave me love and she always listened. Bless you.
Join the Kennedy Center and National Public Radio for a program featuring some of the top jazz pianists performing their favorite holiday music. The concert, an annual tradition for the past 20 years, will be recorded for a holiday broadcast later in the month. This year's performers include Monty Alexander, Helio Alves, Freddy Cole, Renee Rosnes, and Jessica Williams.
Riverside, California - KSPA 1510 AM will began broadcasting all Christmas music on Thanksgiving preceding a format change.
KSPA switched from Contemporary Standards to all Talk in March of this year. Citing lack of revenue gain and not being able to “compete with big talk stations” the owner, Art Astor, is returning the format to Contemporary Standards following Christmas.
For more, here is an article from the Orange County Register Newspaper.
KSPA has a listen link on their webpage. Maybe the Christmas music will reflect the format.
'The Night Before on XPN' <an RJD High Reccomendation!>
One of the two twenty-four hour marathon Christmas music shows that I try to never miss has announced plans for 2010! As for the other, keep an eye peeled for an announcement from Jon Solomon about his annual show on WPRB!
Once again Robert will be rocking the Xmas bells and decking the halls with 24 hours of non-stop Xmas music starting December 24th at Midnight through December 25th at Midnight. As always, we hope you will join us for what is one of our favorite year end traditions here at WXPN.
NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced its extensive holiday music lineup featuring five commercial-free specialty channels celebrating the most festive time of year.
SIRIUS XM's holiday music channels will showcase traditional holiday songs, classical Christmas carols, Hanukkah music, country Christmas classics and contemporary seasonal music. The special holiday programming will feature holiday music favorites recorded by artists from all genres. The various channels will offer listeners the perfect soundtrack for the holiday season.
SIRIUS XM Radio holiday channel lineup features:
Monday, November 15 - Saturday, January 1:
Holiday Traditions (SIRIUS channel 4 and XM channel 4) will feature traditional holiday recordings from the '40s through the '60s by artists such as Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Ray Conniff and Nat "King" Cole.
Monday, November 15 - Friday, December 31:
Holly (SIRIUS channel 3 and XM channel 23) will feature contemporary holiday music as well as traditional favorites, including songs by John Mayer, Colbie Caillat, Josh Groban, Mariah Carey and Michael Buble.
Wednesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 9 :
Radio Hanukkah (SIRIUS channel 76 and XM channel 28) will feature an extensive collection of Hanukkah music, including contemporary, traditional and children's Hanukkah selections. Hasidic reggae musician Matisyahu will present nightly blessings and share personal stories and memories about past Hanukkahs.
Wednesday, December 1 - Saturday, December 25 :
Holiday Pops (SIRIUS channel 79 and XM channel 77) will feature classical Christmas carols sung by the greatest classical musicians of all-time, including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Luciano Pavarotti, Boston Pops and Leontyne Price.
Friday, December 10 - Saturday, December 25 :
Country Christmas (SIRIUS channel 62 and XM channel 10) will feature a wide-ranging assortment of country Christmas music, including Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood and Kenny Rogers.
SIRIUS XM's commercial-free holiday channels will also be available on SIRIUS Internet Radio, XM Radio Online and through the SIRIUS XM App for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and several BlackBerry and Android-powered smartphone devices.