All channel numbers are Arlington, VA-area FIOS (Falls Church, McLean, Fairfax, Alexandria, etc)
Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker
The choreographer presents a modern dance version of the classical ballet.
Dec 16, 17, 25
San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker
San Francisco Ballet’s interpretation of “The Nutcracker” is inspired by San Francisco’s 1915 Pan-Pacific Exposition; hosted by Kristi Yamaguchi.
Dec 17, 18, 20, 21, 23
Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker
Yuri Grigorovich choreographs the classic ballet featuring Natalya Arkhipova and Irek Mukhamedov.
Dec 17, 18, 25
Nutcracker: The Motion Picture
The Pacific Northwest Ballet performs the fairy tale with music by Tchaikovsky, sets and costumes by Maurice Sendak. Host Tony Randall.
Dec 18, 25
Mark Morris: The Hard Nut
The reimagining of a classic Christmas ballet sets it in American suburbia of the 1960s.
Dec 19, 20, 25
How It’s Made - Wood Burning Stoves, Orthoses, Ballet Slippers
Find out how wood burning stoves, orthoses, ballet slippers, mad buses are made.
620-Discovery HD, 120-Discovery
George Balanchine’s the Nutcracker
The New York City Ballet performs the Tchaikovsky-Petipa fairy tale of a girl (Jessica Lynne Cohen) and her doll-turned-prince (Macaulay Culkin). Kevin Kline narrates.
Maurice Bejart’s Nutcracker
The Bejart Ballet Lausanne performs the French choreographer’s interpretation of “The Nutcracker.”
Dec 25, 26
Clearly, if you want to see dance performances on TV, you should urge your cable provider to carry Ovation.