TV guide: Five festive season shows

2010-12-17 07:43

1

Jesus: The Man From Nazareth

National Geographic

Saturday, 6pm

Nothing quite screams Christmas like a documentary about Jesus. More than 2000 years after his death, questions remain about his life, death and crucifixion. Now, scientists and archaeologists are digging up new evidence and discovering details about the Son of God’s remarkable existence. What else could possibly be unearthed?

2

Jamie Oliver’s Family Christmas

BBC Lifestyle

Wednesday, 8.25pm

Christmas is the time families come together to eat, drink and get merry, but it can be a daunting challenge in the kitchen. Why not let Jamie Oliver give you a helping hand with some cooking tips and techniques for a stress-free Christmas. Featuring his family and friends, this series provides a must-see solution to all your Christmas concerns.

3

Dora the Explorer

Nickelodean

Throughout December

Keep children occupied with Dora the Explorer in Dora’s Christmas Carol Adventure. Santa has warned Swiper again and again that if he keeps swiping on Christmas he will be permanently put on the naughty list. But when Swiper tries to swipe the Christmas tree star and almost ruins the party, Dora swoops in to save the day. What would we do without her?

4

Top 100 of 2010

VH1

Thursday, 1pm

Who got you shaking your booty this year? Tune into VH1 where the best, corniest and strangest music for this year is counted down from 100 to numero uno. From Ceelo Green, Eminem and Miss red-haired Riri to
Bruno Mars and 30 Seconds to Mars. This countdown will bring back all the memories of 2010. And let’s not forget, Lady Gaga is sure to be at the top.

5

Andrea Bocelli & David Foster ­Christmas

M-Net

Saturday, 9.30pm

Foster joins superstar Bocelli for a Christmas concert of holiday classics. Bocelli’s unmistakable soaring vocals and the distinctive Foster’s touch, both singing some real Christmas classics, come to the fore. They are joined by guests Katherine Jenkins and Mary J. Blige. If this doesn’t get you into the mood... nothing will.


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