Airdate: Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays

By David Knox on December 11, 2012 / Filed Under Programming 5

This Saturday night Seven screens the special Michael Buble: Home For The Holidays.

The Canadian star who has long idolised Crosby joined up with the late crooner for a special performance courtesy of computer magic. Crosby’s performance took place on 14 December 1971 as part of the Bing Crosby & Sounds of Christmas TV Special.

The multi-Grammy Award winning singer is joined by guest stars Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton and fellow Canadian Carly Rae Jepsen, as well as Elmo, on songs including “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Winter Wonderland”.

Plus, with the help of a little computer magic, Bublé teams up with the late Bing Crosby for a special performance of “White Christmas”. Crosby’s performance took place December 14, 1971 as part of the Bing Crosby & Sounds of Christmas TV Special.
Bublé said: “I have worshipped Bing Crosby since I was six years old. My family plays Bing’s White Christmas all year around. It’s really an honour to sing this beautiful song with him.”

Songs performed in the Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays television special include:
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Home (Christmas version) duet with Blake Shelton
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
The Christmas Song (Rod Stewart solo)
Winter Wonderland (duet with Rod Stewart)
Cold December Night
All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth (duet with Elmo from Sesame Street)
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree/Jingle B

6:30pm Saturday, December 15 on Seven.

5 Comments »

  1. Muscledude December 12, 2012 at 5:14 pm -

    Michael Buble could read out the telephone book and I would still watch.

  2. tvf December 11, 2012 at 6:22 pm -

    I am a michael buble fan so will have to definately check out. Thanks for the update.

  3. Cheali December 11, 2012 at 5:46 pm -

    Nice to see a Christmas special airing here :). I wouldn’t say no to more of these…

  4. stevie g December 11, 2012 at 1:52 pm -

    Nice to see a Christmas special, there should be more of it.

  5. Maev....Sydney December 11, 2012 at 12:19 pm -

    To quote and oldie but a goodie…Michael Buble could sing the ‘phone book…and the female audience would melt in a puddle…me included…he can really sell a song.

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