Nov 24, · The Christmas special will be an hour- long celebration of all things pop, reviewing ’ s year in music with a line- up of some of the biggest musical names of the year including Clean Bandit. On in 37 minutes - same old Christmas fare I suspect. Although the weekly show was cancelled in, the Christmas special has continued. Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 19 July. Totp 2 christmas special. Simon Cowell has made an offer to the BBC for the Top Of The Pops format. Following the news that the broadcaster has axed its annual TOTP Christmas special, the X Factor producer has voiced his desire to revive the flagship music show. Mark Radcliffe returns with another special Christmas edition of Top of the Pops 2. Dec 16, · Spice Girls performing their Christmas number one on Top Of The Pops in 1996. FA Cup Mark Radcliffe rounds up the best and worst football records from the TOTP archives. Top of the Pops 2 ( also known as TOTP2) is a British television music show broadcast on BBC Two, showing archive footage from the long- running Top of the Pops show, some dating back to the 1960s when the programme first aired on British television.