Holiday Programming on KUCB and Channel 8
Channel 8 Holiday Specials
There isn’t anything cuter than the Eagle’s View Kindergarten and Preschool Holiday Choir Performance! Check it out on December 21 at 8:00pm following Unalaska this Week.
Travel down memory road with two special holiday themed Channel 8 Rewind episodes! The first episode is all the way back from 1983 and features a variety of musical numbers. The second episode is from December 1988 and includes a kindergarten sing-along, PCR’s Santa Tea and a holiday piano recital. December 22 at 8 PM.
Watch on Christmas Day for a marathon of festive programming!
From 8am to midnight, you can catch the Eagle’s View Holiday Choir Performance, the Winter Band Concert, the tree lighting event, the Winter Piano Recital and two very special holiday themed episodes of Channel 8 Rewind.
2016 was a busy year in Unalaska! Check out this two-hour special episode featuring clips from Flash! Unalaska from January through December. December 28 at 8 PM.
Travel down memory road with two special holiday themed Channel 8 Rewind episodes! The first episode is from December 1988 and includes a kindergarten sing-along, PCR’s Santa Tea and a holiday piano recital. The second episode is all the way back from 1983 and features a variety of musical numbers. December 29 at 8 PM.
Starting at 8am on December 31, Channel 8 is bringing you a marathon of the special two-hour Flash! Unalaska Year in Review episode on repeat! Check out clips from Starring, the Raiders Basketball championship season, the Soup Off, the Ballyhoo Run, and much, much more!
KUCB Radio Holiday Specials
- Good Enough Christmas Special: "Good Enough's Obligatory Christmas Hour" with holiday hits, and some rock and roll favorites. 11 AM on December 23.
- Happy Healthy Unalaska: Holiday episode from 2014. This episode features holiday memories from around our community.
- Bay Whalin' Hour Holiday Special: Hosted by former Unalaska resident and longtime radio host Wendy Hladick. In addition to its regular spot on Wednesdays and Saturdays, KUCB will run the Bay Whalin' Hour on December 23 at 1 PM.
- A Cool Christmas: Music History Producer Paul Ingles hosts an hour of pop, rock and soul holiday music featuring Paul Simon, Otis Redding, Pretenders, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Al Green, Aretha Franklin, Beatles, and more. KUCB will run A Cool Christmas at 5 PM on December 24.
Joy to the World 2016: An hour of holiday cheer from West Virginia Public Broadcasting. This program is hosted by jazz pianist Bob Thompson and features holiday classics. Joy to the World will run at 5 PM on Christmas Day.
Notes on Winter: A seasonal music special hosted by Charlie Warren. This is a warm smooth-flowing mix of intriguing facts, gentle humor, and a variety of pop, soft-rock, classical, alternative, film, and show tunes, current and classic. Notes on Winter will play on KUCB at noon on Monday, December 26th.
What Are You Doing This New Year’s Eve?: We'll be celebrating and reflecting with music from Dean Martin, June Christy, Louis Jordan, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan, and a host of other artists, all as part of Afterglow's standard mix of jazz, ballads, and American popular song. Catch this New Year’s special on Saturday, December 31, at 5 PM.
Sound Opinions Best Albums of 2016: If you're a music fanatic, the end of the year means one thing: best of lists! Sound Opinions hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot reveal their favorite albums of the year. And Sound Opinions listeners weigh-in with what they think was the best of 2016. Catch Sound Opinions on Monday, January 2nd at Noon.