While you gear up for the holidays, save time in your schedule for Wyoming PBS, as ’tis the Season for wonderful Christmas programming and our December membership festival. There are so many new Christmas programs, it is difficult to name them all here, but I would encourage you to browse through the website and tune in to those you want to be sure to watch. Here are just a few: a down-home “Cowboy Trail Christmas”, a Christmas musical from Norway, and a new local program on the national Christmas tree that was cut down in Wyoming’s Bridger Teton Forest and our cameras followed it to the U.S. Capitol last year. Titled “From Wyoming to the Nation”, it airs several times in the schedule this holiday season. You’ll find Christmas programs all day on December 25, together with special performance programming on New Year’s Eve. A wonderful way to wrap up the year 2011.
And of course, we hope you will join us during our December Membership Festival and consider a generous, end of the year gift. With Celtic Woman, Lennon Sisters, Bee Gees, Barbara Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, and new documentaries on horses and Heart Mountain, there is much to support in both national and local programming. Also, the donations raised during this drive are still matched by the Wyoming Legislature, helping grow our production endowment and more local programs.
Finally, in an effort to improve our service to you, we have hired a new programming consultant and our goal is to make Wyoming PBS even better! One change starting this month, on Thursday nights, we have stacked two Doc Martin programs together, starting at 8 pm. Also, the repeat of Masterpiece Theater “Downton Abbey” starts this month, which leads into the new series coming in January.
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and thanks for all you do for Wyoming PBS!