"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!: A Royal Pain In The News" BBC America TV special aired on 2011-12-23.
The TV version did not have the Bluff the Listener or Listener Limerick Challenge segments. For the radio version of the show, contestants are chosen from the studio audience rather than the usual listeners. In both versions, the Carl's Holiday Letters round were played by the panelists and not the a studio audience member or a listener contestant.