Music-related TV listings for Dec. 20-26, 2004.



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MadonnaMONDAY, DEC. 20

"The Early Show," CBS
Featured artist: Madonna.

"Today," NBC
Featured artist: Chris Isaak (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver).

"The View," ABC
Featured artist: Tony Bennett (also scheduled: Jeff Goldblum, Bob Guiney).

"Mysterious Encounters: Redwood Forest Giant," Outdoor Life Network
Featured artist: NoFx.

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured artist: Kaki King (also scheduled: Bill Murray).

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC
Featured artist: Brian Setzer Orchestra (also scheduled: Hilary Swank).

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EJTUESDAY, DEC. 21

"Good Morning America," ABC
Featured artist: Alison Krauss (also scheduled: Bill Murray).

"The Early Show," CBS
Featured artist: Madonna.

"The 27th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts," CBS
Featured artists: Itzhak Perlman, Marilyn Horne, Billy Joel, Elton John, Kid Rock, John Mauceri, Sherrill Milnes, Joan Sutherland, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Audra McDonald, Robert Downey Jr., John Williams, Heather Headley, Renee Fleming, Fantasia (also scheduled: Caroline Kennedy, Warren Beatty, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Angela Bassett, Faye Dunaway, Paul Groves, Thomas Hampson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jack Nicholson, Leonard Slatkin, Steven Spielberg, Courtney B. Vance).

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured artist: The Calling (also scheduled: Dennis Quaid, Rusty Wallace).

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC
Featured artist: BeBe Winans (also scheduled: Dustin Hoffman, Virginia Madsen).

"Late Night with Conan O'Brien," NBC
Featured artist: Nellie McKay (also scheduled: Jeff Goldblum, Joy Behar).

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AKWEDNESDAY, DEC. 22

"Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated
Featured artist: Alicia Keys (as guest co-host; also scheduled: Dennis Quaid, Rachel Ray).

"A Home for the Holidays," CBS
Featured artist: Jamie Foxx, Kenny G, Chaka Khan, Rod Stewart, Train, Black Eyed Peas, Ashlee Simpson (also scheduled: Jamie Lee Curtis, Rene Russo, Bruce Willis).

"Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir," PBS
Featured artist: Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Frederica von Stade, Bryn Terfel.

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC
Featured artist: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (also scheduled: Cloris Leachman, Kenan Thompson).

"Jimmy Kimmel Live's Non-Denominational All-Star Celebrity Holiday Special," ABC
Featured artist: Green Day, Chris Isaak, Kenny G, Flavor Flav (also scheduled: Mike Tyson, Ebert & Roeper, Serena Williams, Jolene Blalock).

"The Late Late Show," CBS
Featured artist: Joseph Arthur (also scheduled: guest host Bob Saget, John Stamos, Kelly Rowan).

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BMTHURSDAY, DEC. 23

"The Early Show," CBS
Featured artist: Barry Manilow.

"Today," NBC
Featured artist: Clay Aiken (also scheduled: George Foreman).

"Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated
Featured artists: Lenny Kravitz, Missy Elliott (also scheduled: John Travolta).

"Nobel Peace Concert 2004," E!
Featured artists: Chris Botti, Diana Krall, Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, Cyndi Lauper, Baaba Maal, Andrea Bocelli, the Polyphonic Spree, Sondre Lerche, Joss Stone (also scheduled: Tom Cruise, Oprah Winfrey, Wangari Maathai; taped Dec. 11 in Oslo).

"Night of Joy," PAX
Featured artists: Steven Curtis Chapman, Kirk Franklin, Jars Of Clay, Michael W. Smith, Rebecca St. James, CeCe Winans, Jaci Velasquez, Jump5.

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured artist: Darlene Love (also scheduled: Regis Philbin, Jay Thomas).

"What's My Line," Game Show Network
Featured artist: Nat "King" Cole (also scheduled: Steve Allen, Bennett Cerf, Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen).

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Josh GrobanFRIDAY, DEC. 24

"Good Morning America," ABC
Featured artist: Josh Groban.

"The Early Show," CBS
Featured artist: Destiny's Child (also scheduled: Dennis Quaid).

"Today," NBC
Featured artist: Michael Feinstein (also scheduled: Kenan Thompson).

"The View," ABC
Featured artists: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Minnie Driver (also scheduled: Patrick Wilson, Gerard Bulter, Emmy Rossum).

"VH1 Classic Acoustic Holiday Concert," VH1 Classic
Featured artists: Amy Grant, Richard Marx, the Smithereens, George Thorogood, John Waite, Brian Setzer Orchestra.

"On Stage: A Holiday Concert for the Troops With Marvin Hamlisch," PBS Featured artists: Harolyn Blackwell, Cyndi Lauper, Kathy Mattea, Marvin Hamlisch, National Symphony Orchestra Pops.

"Tavis Smiley," PBS
Featured artist: Dianne Reeves (also scheduled: Alan Alda).

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DCSATURDAY, DEC. 25 - CHRISTMAS DAY

"Today, Weekend Edition," NBC
Featured artist: Clint Black, Five For Fighting.

"A Motown Christmas," Trio
Featured artists: Thelma Houston, Brian McKnight, Take 6, the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Destiny's Child, India.Arie.

"The Osbourne Family Christmas Special, MTV2
Featured artists: Marilyn Manson, Ozzy Osbourne, OutKast's Big Boi, DMX, Rob Zombie, Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, Dave Navarro, Kelly Osbourne, JC Chasez, Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Carmen Electra, Triumph The Insult Comic Dog, Eddie Griffin, Tracy Morgan, Anthony Anderson, Eva Mendes, Jonathan Lipnicki, Ashley Scott, Brittney Snow, Wilmer Valderama, Mike Myers, Kim Stewart).

"Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC
Featured artists: Julie Andrews, Mariah Carey, Raven Symone, Wynonna, Shedaisy, Ashanti, Stacie Orrico, Ashanti, Josh Gracin, Diana DeGarmo, Christy Carlson Romano (also scheduled: hosts Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa; Eva Longoria, Ted McGinley, Faith Ford, Patrick Warburton, Constance Marie, Erik von Detten, Zach Braff, Meredith Vieira).

"Capital One Holiday Celebration on Ice," NBC
Featured artist: Michael McDonald (also scheduled: Todd Eldredge, Kristi Yamaguchi, Alexei Yagudin).

"A&E's Live by Request: A Barry Manilow Christmas," Biography Channel
Featured artists: Barry Manilow, Jose Feliciano, Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler (rebroadcast).

"The Sound of Music," ABC
Featured artists: Julie Andrews, Trapp Family Singers, Rodgers & Hammerstein (1965 movie classic).

"The Judy Garland Christmas Show," Trio
Featured artists: Judy Garland, Mel Torme, Jack Jones, Liza Minnelli (also scheduled: Joey Luft, Lorna Luft).

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Jackson BrowneSUNDAY, DEC. 26

"All-Star Jams: Jackson Browne," VH1 Classic
Featured artist: Jackson Browne.

"All-Star Jams: George Thorogood," VH1 Classic
Featured artist: George Thorogood.

"All-Star Jams," VH1 Classic
Featured artists: Morris Day, the Time.

"All-Star Jams: Sebastian Bach," VH1 Classic
Featured artist: Sebastian Bach.

"All-Star Jams: Judas Priest," VH1 Classic
Featured artist: Judas Priest.

"All-Star Jams: John Waite," VH1 Classic
Featured artist: John Waite.

"All-Star Jams: Eric Burdon," VH1 Classic
Featured artist: Eric Burdon.

"60 Minutes," CBS
Featured artist: Ray Charles (also scheduled: Bill Belichick, John Fox).

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