Amy Grant

NBCUniversal

Dolly Parton's telethon 8-11 p.m. Tuesday to aid fire victims in the Gatlinburg area will air over the air here on Channel 25.5, along with the Great American Country (GAC) and Rural TV cable channels.

The Cincinnati Pops are gearing up for their annual Christmas concert, this year featuring award-winning singer Amy Grant. Conductor John Morris Russell joins Brian O’Donnell to talk about that concert, the recently released Home for the Holidays CD, and some of the special guests who will join the Pops in 2013 including The Chieftans, Patti Austin, Judy Collins and Mandy Patinkin.