About Christmas TV History

Sunday, October 2, 2022

About Christmas TV History

Christmas TV History is the website of the TV and film historian Joanna Wilson, known for her book Tis the Season TV: The Encyclopedia of Christmas Episodes, Specials, and Movies (2010). The expanded, updated 2nd edition of the encyclopedia is due for release by 1701 Press soon.

Wilson specializes in writing about Christmas entertainment to explore the history of television and shed light on the stories we embrace as a culture.

Graphic with a photograph of the book cover of Tis the Season TV: The Encyclopedia of Christmas-Themed Episodes, Specials and Movies, 2nd Edition

From her research on Christmas entertainment, Wilson has also written the books:

    Triple Dog Dare (2016)

    Merry Musical Christmas, Vol. 1 (2012)

    Christmas TV Companion (2009)


To learn more about Joanna Wilson, click here.


To purchase Wilson's books at the 1701 Press website, click here.

To follow Wilson's blog "Christmas TV History," click at the top of screen and then scroll down.

To follow Wilson on social media at @TistheSeasonTV on 




and TikTok


Joanna Wilson is a frequent commentator about Christmas entertainment on television, radio, newspapers, and podcasts. She is also available for speaking engagements, lectures, and consultations. Please contact: Dominic@1701Press.com