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Michael Feinstein New Year's Eve at the Rainbow Room
Wed, 12/31/2014 - 10:00pm
High atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in the newly restored Rainbow Room, this celebration recaptures the heyday of the glamorous New York nightclubs.

Ring in the New Year with entertainer Michael Feinstein. The energetic performer recaptures the heyday of the glamorous New York nightclubs as he hosts this celebration from high atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in the glittering, newly restored Rainbow Room. Guests include Darren Criss (“Glee”), Aaron Tveit (“Graceland”), Leslie Odom (“Smash”), Broadway star Kelli O’Hara, nightclub legend Marilyn Maye, Tony Winner Christine Ebersole and 17-year-old Julia Goodwin.

Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler
Tue, 12/30/2014 - 8:00pm
Tue, 12/30/2014 - 9:00pm

Join host Bruce Feiler on an unprecedented journey to the world’s most meaningful landscapes and rigorous religious pilgrimages. Feiler and contemporary sojourners journey to sacred sites cherished by billions and visited annually by hundreds of millions of pilgrims. Each episode follows a modern-day pilgrim on a private spiritual journey. The series presents a comprehensive picture of the practice of pilgrimage in its varied expressions around the globe, over thousands of years.

"Kumbh Mela" and "Osun-Osogbo" premiere Tuesday, December 30

Antiques Roadshow
Mon, 12/29/2014 - 8:00pm
Brian Witherell (right) appraises a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, ca. 1915, for $3,000 to $5,000 in 2012. The updated value is $4,000 to $6,000.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is taking inspiration from the furnishings and finery of the sprawling estates in popular period dramas such as “Downton Abbey” and “Upstairs, Downstairs” for its new special. “Manor House Treasures” features extraordinary objects from across the pond — and beyond — that would fit right in any stately homes of the rich and powerful, including a Lord Byron cellarette and portrait, ca. 1810; a Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, ca. 1915, that was gifted to the caretakers of an estate; and a Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace, ca. 1905, that belonged to the owner’s wealthy great-grandmother and is appraised for $75,000 to $100,000.

Father Brown
Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:00pm

Episode 4 – The Shadow of the Scaffold
When convicted killer Violet is given a temporary reprieve from the
gallows, she begs Father Brown to prove her innocence. With only
three days in hand, can he find the real culprit before it's too late?

Midsomer Murders
Sat, 12/27/2014 - 8:00pm

Episode  #816 - "Midsomer Rhapsody" (Part two)
Old music teacher Arthur Leggot is bludgeoned to death when confronting an intruder in his home who apparently came for the manuscript of a piece of music by the late composer Joan Alder. And, predictably, where the manuscript goes, murders follow.

Midsomer Murders
Sat, 12/27/2014 - 8:00pm

Episode  #816 - "Midsomer Rhapsody" (Part two)
Old music teacher Arthur Leggot is bludgeoned to death when confronting an intruder in his home who apparently came for the manuscript of a piece of music by the late composer Joan Alder. And, predictably, where the manuscript goes, murders follow.

Feel Grand with Jane Seymour
Sat, 12/27/2014 - 4:30pm

FEEL GRAND WITH JANE SEYMOUR engages and informs men and women 55+ about leading a healthy lifestyle as they transition into their golden years. Hosted by actress, artist and passionate health advocate Jane Seymour, the 13-part talk show features top experts in the fields of traditional and non-traditional medicine, fitness and nutrition, among others, discussing a variety of age-related topics — such as preventing and dealing with illness, making the most of retirement, dealing with relationships, managing stress and many more. Shot in front of a live audience, Seymour sits down with highly accomplished experts, including prominent clinicians and surgeons at leading hospitals, medical school professors, a former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General, bestselling authors and mind-body proponent Dr. Deepak Chopra.

Paley on Park Avenue
Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:00pm

This program follows world-renowned sculptor, Albert Paley, as he creates 13 original sculptures that graced the median of one of the nation’s best known avenues from June 14 through November 8, 2013.

WXXI was granted unprecedented access to Paley and his studios to document the creation of these pieces for a one-hour documentary that shares Paley’s incredible journey. Paley on Park Avenue: New York City is narrated by Emmy Award-winning journalist, photographer, and artist Jay Schadler.

Paley on Park Avenue: New York City follows the project from conception to installation. It also shares personal stories about the sculptor, his work, and the Park Avenue project from Paley, his wife Frances, his staff, and community leaders.

Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Thu, 12/25/2014 - 10:00pm
Actor John Rhys-Davies and Soprano Deborah Voigt joins the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a Christmas concert of holiday favorites.

Soprano Deborah Voigt and acclaimed British actor John Rhys-Davies join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for a Christmas concert of holiday favorites.

Vicious
Thu, 12/25/2014 - 9:30pm
Violet (Frances de la Tour), Freddie (Ian McKellen), Stuart (Derek Jacobi) and Ash (Iwan Rheon)

Freddie (Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Derek Jacobi) host a holiday soiree in their small central London flat. Ash (Iwan Rheon), their young upstairs neighbor, has volunteered to cook the meal, their feisty best friend Violet (Frances de la Tour) is up to her old tricks, and a wicked game of Truth or Dare brings up hidden truths — and surprises as well.

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