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Alternate programs for local newscasts on Christmas Eve/Christmas Day (2013)

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Between Christmas Eve (Tuesday, December 24th) and Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25th), WALA-TV, WKRG-TV, and WPMI-TV were broadcasting special programs in some of the time periods they normally used for broadcasting local news programs due to their observances of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (they still broadcast local news programs on those days in other time periods).

Here is a list of the special programs they were broadcasting along with their time periods:

December 24th:

WKRG-TV:

  • "Music & the Spoken Word" (a national musical program with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir): 10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

December 25th:

WKRG-TV:

  • "The Donna Reed Show" (a comedic program): 5:00 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
  • "Make Room for Daddy" (a comedic program): 5:30 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
  • "The Dick Van Dyke Show" (a comedic program): 6:00 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.
  • "That Girl" (a comedic program) : 6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
  • "Music & the Spoken Word": 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WALA-TV:

  • "A Christmas Tradition" (a national musical program with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir): 4:30 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.
  • "Sounds of the Season" (a local musical program): 5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m., and 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • "The Spirit of Giving" (a national musical program with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir): 6:00 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.,
  • "A Magical Season" (a national musical program with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir): 6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
  • "University of Mobile Christmas" (a local musical program): 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

WPMI-TV:

  • "A Hollywood Christmas Celebration at the Grove" (a national musical program): 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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