Music-related TV listings for Dec. 23-29, 2002.



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Alison KraussMONDAY, DEC. 23

"Christmas in Washington," TNT
Featured Artists: Yolanda Adams, Brooks & Dunn, Dr. John, Alison Krauss, Lee Ann Womack, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Ian Fraser & The Christmas in Washington Orchestra, the American Family Choir, the United States Naval Academy Glee Club, the United States Army Band Herald Trumpets (hosted by Katie Holmes).

"Bravo Arena: A Bing Crosby Christmas," Bravo
Featured Artists: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, David Bowie, Roy Clark, Gene Kelly, Mary Martin, Melba Moore, Connie Stevens.

"VH1 & Revlon Present: Sheryl Crow: 'C'Mon Make Some Noise'," VH1
Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks.

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured Artist: Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott (also scheduled: Kelly Ripa, Emmitt Smith; rebroadcast).

"Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC
Featured Artist: The Strokes (also scheduled: Caroline Rhea, Tracy Morgan; rebroadcast).

"The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS
Featured Artist: The Flaming Lips (also scheduled: Tia Carrere, Goran Visjnic; rebroadcast).

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Barry ManilowTUESDAY, DEC. 24

The Early Show," CBS
Featured Artist: Barry Manilow (also scheduled: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day Lewis).

"A Motown Christmas," USA
Featured Artists: Thelma Houston, Brian McKnight, Take 6, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Destiny's Child, India.Arie (hosted by D.L. Hughley).

"VH1 Divas Las Vegas: A Benefit Concert for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation," VH1
Featured Artists: Mary J. Blige, Cher, Celine Dion, Dixie Chicks, Whitney Houston, Cyndi Lauper, Wayne Newton, Stevie Nicks, Shakira, Ellen Degeneres, Meredith Brooks, Anastacia (rebroadcast).

"For the Troops: An MTV/USO Special," MTV
Featured Artists: Kid Rock, Ja Rule, Jennifer Lopez (rebroadcast).

"The Judy Garland Christmas Show," Trio
Featured Artists: Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli (1963-64).

"Happy Holidays With Bing & Frank," Trio
Featured Artists: Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (1957).

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Sheryl CrowWEDNESDAY, DEC. 25 - Christmas Day

"Good Morning America," ABC
Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Kenny G, Russell Watson.

"The Early Show," CBS
Featured Artists: Anita Baker, Andrea Bocelli.

"Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated
Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride (also scheduled: Kermit The Frog).

"Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC
Featured Artists: Andrea McArdle, Lee Ann Womack, Jump5, Heather Headley, John Rzeznik (hosted by Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa; also scheduled: Star Jones, Sara Rue, Robin Roberts, Roy E. Disney, Wayne Brady, John Ritter, Meredith Vieira, Hilary Duff, Eric Roberts, the Wiggles).

"Capital One Holiday Celebration on Ice Starring Charlotte Church," NBC
Featured Artist: Charlotte Church (also scheduled: skaters Kristi Yamaguchi, Alexei Yagudin, Ekatarina Gordeeva, Todd Eldredge, Nicole Bobek, Rosalynn Sumners, Jenni Meno & Todd Sand, Kyoko Ina & John Zimmerman; from the BI-LO Center in Greenville, S.C.).

"Elvis Lives," VH1
Featured Artists: Elvis Presley, Aerosmith, Cher, Sheryl Crow, Chris Isaak, Dave Matthews Band, No Doubt, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Bob Weir, LeAnn Rimes, Chuck D, Britney Spears, Norah Jones; rebroadcast of NBC special).

"The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS
Featured Artist: matchbox twenty (also scheduled: Kevin James; rebroadcast).

"Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC
Featured Artist: Tori Amos (also scheduled: Julianna Margulies; rebroadcast).

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Aaron CarterTHURSDAY, DEC. 26

"Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated
Featured Artist: Aaron Carter (also scheduled: Mike Myers, Samuel L. Jackson, Kate Hudson).

"Live at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame," MTV
Featured Artist: Avril Lavigne.

"Intimate Portrait," Lifetime
Featured Artist: Toni Braxton.

"BET 20th Anniversary Celebration," BET
Featured Artists: Yolanda Adams, Mary J. Blige, Boyz II Men, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, Dr. Dre, LL Cool J, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Lil' Kim.

"Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC
Featured Artist: Delbert McClinton (also scheduled: Roberto Benigni).

"The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS
Featured Artist: Joe Cocker (also scheduled: Henry Thomas, Leelee Sobieski).

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Ray CharlesFRIDAY, DEC. 27

"Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated
Featured Artist: Ray Charles (also scheduled: Jennifer Aniston, Jimmy Fallon, Momix).

"Lenny Live," VH1
Featured Artist: Lenny Kravitz.

"CMT Noisemakers 2002 - The Big Stories," CMT
Featured Artists: Kenny Chesney, Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill, Waylon Jennings, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Shania Twain.

"The 25th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts," CBS
Featured Artists: Burt Bacharach, Placido Domingo, Alison Krauss, John Mellencamp, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Fredrica Von Stade, Dionne Warwick, Alicia Keys, the Dixie Hummingbirds, James Levine, Leonard Slatkin, Paul Nadler, the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, Choral Arts Society of Washington, D.C., the Eastern High School Choir (Washington, D.C.), the Washington Opera Young Artist Program of the Americas. (taped Dec. 8 and hosted by Walter Cronkite; also appearing are James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, Elizabeth Taylor, Matt Bogart, Charlotte d'Amboise, Charles S. Dutton, Kelsey Grammer, Rudolph Giuliani, Billy Hartung, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Steve Martin, Donna Murphy, Patricia Ben Peterson, Valarie Pettiford, Sidney Poitier, Harold Prince, Alice Ripley, Bryn Terfel, John Travolta, Courtney B. Vance, Frederica Von Stade, President and Mrs. George W. Bush, Vice President and Mrs. Richard B. Cheney and Secretary of State and Mrs. Colin Powell).

"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC
Featured Artist: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (also scheduled: Darrell Hammond, Nick Cannon).

"Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC
Featured Artist: Queens Of The Stone Age (also scheduled: Lauren Graham, Allan Houston, Jeff Ross, Orny Adams).

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BrandySATURDAY, DEC. 28

"MTV's Most Talked About Moments," MTV
Featured Artists: Brandy, Guns N' Roses, Michael Jackson, Ozzy Osbourne, Puff Daddy, Christina Aguilera, Jimmy Fallon, Kelly Osbourne, Justin Timberlake.

"Soul Train," Syndicated
Featured Artists: Ali, Nelly, Rah Digga, Prymary Colorz (rebroadcast).

"CMT Crossroads," CMT
Featured Artists: Dixie Chicks, James Taylor.

"Austin City Limits," PBS
Featured Artists: Ralph Stanley, Nickel Creek.

"MAD TV," Fox
Featured Artist: Xzibit (rebroadcast).

"Saturday Night Live," NBC
Featured Artist: Norah Jones (hosted by Robert DeNiro).

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CoolioSUNDAY, DEC. 29

"Top 30 Hip Hop Videos of All Time," VH1
Featured Artists: The Beastie Boys, Coolio, De La Soul, Doctor Dre & Ed Lover, Dr. Dre, En Vogue, Grandmaster Flash, Ice Cube, Jay-Z, LL Cool J, M.C. Hammer, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Naughty By Nature, The Notorious B.I.G., Outkast, Public Enemy, Run-DMC, Salt 'N Pepa, the Sugarhill Gang, 2Pac, Puff Daddy, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, Mase, Will Smith, Lauryn Hill, Eminem, Nelly, Grandmaster Flash/Furious Five, Tupac Shakur, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Snoop Dogg.

"MTV2 Presents: 2003 Artists To Watch (Part 1)," MTV
Featured Artists: 50 Cent, the Exies, Freeway, New Found Glory, Lil' Flip, the Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Hot Hot Heat, Howie Day, Cody Chestnutt, the Used, the Music, Ms. Dynamite, the Raveonettes, the Datsuns, the Streets, Rooney, All-American Rejects.

"Oprah After the Show," Oxygen
Featured Artist: U2 singer Bono.

"CMT Inside Fame," CMT
Featured Artists: Faith Hill, Tim McGraw.

"Star Central: Shania Twain/Enrique Iglesias," Biography Channel
Featured Artists: Enrique Iglesias, Julio Iglesias, Shania Twain, Jennifer Love Hewitt.

"Hot Pop," Wam!
Featured Artists: Fat Joe, Spacehog, Sting, Sisters, Doves.

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