Christmas TV HistoryChristmas TV History is a five-part audio series created in July 2019 Joanna Wilson, author of Tis the Season TV: The Encyclopedia of Christmas-Themed Episodes, Specials & Made-for-TV Movies. The episodes of this podcast include: Beginnings: the context of Christmas on TV, the history of Christmas animation, the history of Christmas TV movies, the history of yuletide variety specials and episodes, and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol adaptations.
After the publication of the second edition of Tis the Season TV (coming in 2020), more installments are possible: the history of sitcom/comedy Christmas episodes, theatrical-release Christmas movies, interesting adaptations of O. Henry’s “Gift of the Magi,” all 20 Rankin/Bass animated Christmas and New Year’s programs and others. www.christmastvhistory.com
Hosts Steve and Chris (along with a rotating cast of much smarter people) discuss the most popular TV and Film properties in pop culture history. Episode by episode, movie by movie. It’s NSFW, irreverent, but earnest, like hanging out in the living room with your best friends. We...