Your guide to 2022 holiday programs on WBAY-TV

"Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" (1970)
"Santa Claus is Comin' to Town" (1970)(Rankin-Bass/ABC)
Published: Nov. 23, 2020 at 10:06 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2022 at 8:51 PM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A new holiday season brings back some old favorites to WBAY-TV and ABC Television. Enjoy classics you grew up with featuring Kris Kringle’s origin story, “The Sound of Music,” and the New Year’s countdown from Times Square, along with new favorites like “A Very Backstreet Holiday,” the 20th anniversary of “Love Actually,” Christmas Eve chorale, and the magic of Christmas at Disney World. Plus, watch local specials based on Jeff Alexander’s “Small Towns” and Brad Spakowitz’s “3 Brilliant Minutes.”

CLICK HERE for a downloadable version of the schedule or if you can’t see the schedule below.

WBAY Holiday Programming 2022

See guide above for show descriptions

Thursday, Nov. 24

  • 12-12:30 p.m.: “30 Brilliant Minutes - 2022″
  • 4-5 p.m.: “America’s Thanksgiving Parade”

Sunday, Nov. 27

  • 6-6:30 p.m.: “Mickey Saves Christmas”
  • 6:30-7 p.m.: “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”
  • 7-9 p.m.: “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration”

Monday, Nov. 28

  • 7-9 p.m.: “The Great Christmas Light Fight” (season premiere)

Tuesday, Nov. 29

  • 7-8 p.m.: “The Laughter & Secrets of Love Actually: 20 Years Later - A Diane Sawyer Special”

Thursday, Dec. 1

  • 7-9 p.m.: “The Wonderful World of Disney: Frozen II”

Monday, Dec. 5

  • 7-9 p.m.: “The Great Christmas Light Fight”

Thursday, Dec. 8

  • 7-8 p.m.: “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town”
  • 8-9 p.m.: “CMA Country Christmas”

Saturday, Dec. 10

  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m.: “A Baylor Christmas”

Monday, Dec. 12

  • 7-9 p.m.: “The Great Christmas Light Fight” (season finale)

Tuesday, Dec. 13

  • 8-9 p.m.: “CMA Country Christmas” (encore presentation)

Wednesday, Dec. 14

  • 7-8 p.m.: “A Very Backstreet Holiday”
  • 9-10 p.m.: “Finding Harmony”

Thursday, Dec. 15

  • 7-9 p.m.: “Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration”

Sunday, Dec. 18

  • 6-10 p.m.: “The Sound of Music”

Tuesday, Dec. 10

  • 7-8 p.m.: “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” (encore presentation)
  • 8-8:30 p.m.: “Disney Prep & Landing”
  • 8:30-9 p.m.: “Disney Prep & Landing 2: Naughty vs. Nice”
  • 9-10 p.m.: “A Very Backstreet Holiday” (encore presentation)

Friday, Dec. 23

  • 7-7:30 p.m.: “Mickey Saves Christmas” (encore presentation)
  • 7:30-8 p.m.: “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” (encore presentation)
  • Saturday, Dec. 24
  • 7-9 p.m.: “The Wonderful World of Disney: Home Alone”
  • 10:35-11:35 p.m.: “Come Adore Him”

Sunday, Dec. 25

  • 6-7 a.m.: “A Baylor Christmas” (encore presentation)
  • 8-9 a.m.: “The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival”
  • 9-11 a.m.: “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade”

Monday, Dec. 26

  • 8-10 p.m.: “The Year: 2022″

Saturday, Dec. 31

  • 7-9 p.m.: “Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023″
  • 9-9:30 p.m.: “Small Towns”
  • 9:30 p.m.-1:13 a.m.: “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023″