Everything coming to PBS in December 2023

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December is a absolutely ablaze ages for aboriginal programming on PBS, but there are still a drop of specials, documentaries, and alike the anniversary Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir. There are additionally some appropriate episodes of Frontline that dive into the accepted war in Gaza and the intelligence aperture through Discord. The hit series, Call the Midwife, is additionally accepting a anniversary appropriate that will premiere on December 25, which is a nice Christmas allowance for admirers of the long-running show.

If you absent the best shows on PBS from November, you can still beck those online. You’ll aloof accept to delay for the premiere dates listed below to bolt aggregate advancing to PBS in December.

 Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen.PBS

Agatha Christie: Lucy Worsley on the Mystery Queen

New Series Premiere: Sunday, December 3

In her new three-part series, accepted British historian Lucy Worsley turns her admiral of analysis to the abstruse amount of Agatha Christie, apprehension the adventure of one of the best famous, complex—and misunderstood—women of the 20th century. How did this acutely accepted British administrator address so assuredly about the aphotic art of murder? As in the best of Christie’s novels, clues are ambuscade in apparent sight, and Lucy uncovers hasty new affirmation and some anxiously buried secrets that brighten the activity of a biographer whose assignment continues to contentment readers worldwide.

Frontline ‘Inside the Uvalde Response’

Premieres: Tuesday, December 5

The real-time accounts of the response, missteps, and agony in the Uvalde academy shooting. Using official anatomy cam and audio, with ProPublica and The Texas Tribune, a about-face of the anarchic acknowledgment at Robb Elementary and the acquaint learned.

POV ‘How to Have an American Baby’

Premieres: Monday, December 11

How to Have an American Baby is a capricious boating into the adumbration abridgement accouterment to Chinese tourists who biking to the U.S.to accord bearing for citizenship. Told through a alternation of carefully empiric vignettes, the adventure of a hidden all-around abridgement emerges–depicting the fortunes and tragedies that action the accustomed bodies bent in its web.

Frontline ‘The Discord Leaks’

Premieres: Tuesday, December 12

How a adolescent National Guardsman allegedly leaked classified abstracts assimilate the Discord babble platform. With The Washington Post, Jack Teixeira’s declared aperture of civic aegis secrets, why he wasn’t stopped, and the role of platforms like Discord.

The Tabernacle Choir from Season of Light.PBS

Season of Light: Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir

Premieres: Tuesday, December 12

The admired anniversary Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir anniversary appropriate allotment this December for its 20th televised year with Tony Award-winning Disney and Broadway brilliant Lea Salonga (Mulan, Miss Saigon) and world-renowned awning and date abecedarian Sir David Suchet (Agatha Christie’s Poirot). For the 90-minute special, Salonga joins The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in singing admired anniversary tunes as able-bodied as assuming a World War II-era song in Tagalog, Payapang Daigdig, to account her Filipina heritage.

As the evening’s narrator, Suchet effectively recounts the adventure of Sir Nicholas Winton, an English agent who formed endlessly in the months afore World War II to save endangered Jewish accouchement from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, orchestrating the safe access of 669 refugees, with a accepted breed of 6,000. Combining around-the-clock music with real-life examples of administration light, it is a universally affective affairs that invites achievement and welcomes the spirit of administration advantage this anniversary season.

Lookingglass Alice

Premieres: Friday, December 15

Created and performed by Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company, Lookingglass Alice is a curiosity for all ages, alteration audiences bottomward the aerial aperture to a circus-infused amphitheater for an animating adventitious aggressive by Lewis Carroll’s admired stories.

25 Years With Lidia: A Culinary Jubilee

Premieres: Monday, December 18

Beloved chef Lidia Bastianich is adulatory 25 years on accessible television. With one of the longest-running affable shows on PBS, Lidia is additionally a constant restaurateur and bestselling cookbook author. In account of her argent anniversary, accompany Lidia’s ancestors and celebrity accompany to cycle aback the years and get an affectionate attending at the memorable moments of her life, both on and off the screen.

Mary Berry’s Highland Christmas

Premieres: Monday, December 18

Join Mary Berry as she campaign to her mother’s homeland, Scotland, and is abutting by her accompany Andy Murray, Iain Stirling, and Emeli Sandé to baker indulgent Christmas dishes that can be enjoyed any time over the holidays.

America At a Crossroads with Judy Woodruff

Premieres: Tuesday, December 19

At a time of acute partisanship, crumbling assurance in institutions, added political violence, and accelerated amusing change, Judy Woodruff–on the eve of the 2024 presidential election–explores the armament active Americans afar and asks bodies from all walks of activity and all political persuasions what ability be done to about-face these annoying trends. The appropriate will additionally absorb time attractive at solutions – agreeable academics and borough leaders to altercate strategies that assume to be alive and to acquisition out what added can be done to reconnect Americans above accessory capacity and body stronger communities.

Frontline ‘Netanyahu, America & The Road to War in Gaza’

Premieres: Tuesday, December 19

The continued attempt amid the Israeli baton and assorted U.S. presidents over Middle East peace. The central adventure of Benjamin Netanyahu’s agitated relationships with the U.S. and the Palestinians and the alley to war in Gaza.

The casting of Call the Midwife.BBC/PBS

Call the Midwife Holiday Special

Premieres: Monday, December 25

Two weeks afore Christmas, aerial situations account ambiguity for the midwives. With the accessible Apollo 8 barrage and the amusement affairs starting, a betraying abundant blast may complicate the anniversary celebrations for everyone.

Next At The Kennedy Center ‘A New Year’s Eve Celebration’

Premieres: Sunday, December 31

Cynthia Erivo, alluring brilliant of the date and screen, invites you to arena in the New Year with her arresting accompany Ben Platt and Joaquina Kalukango as they accompany their able choir and admired songs to the Kennedy Center. Erivo takes the admirers on a adventure through a assorted repertoire of songs that accept shaped her career and aesthetic sensibility, including Broadway, Motown, R&B, Folk, and Soul.

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