The Latest Articles from PBS Wisconsin

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

PBS Wisconsin celebrates African-American History Month

February is African-American History Month! PBS Wisconsin is proud to offer a variety of programs that spotlight the lives of...

Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Standing by LIVE From the Shrubbery at Garden and Landscape Expo 2020

Spring is in the air! Well . . . maybe, not quite. However, the PBS Wisconsin 27th Annual Garden and...

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Q&A: Stanley Nelson, director of Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool on American Masters

Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool....

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Q&A: Deborah Blum, The Poison Squad on American Experience

In the newest episode of American Experience, Deborah Blum‘s acclaimed book The Poison Squad comes to life. Tune in 8...

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Q&A: Luke Zahm, new host of Wisconsin Foodie

For Luke Zahm, landing the gig as Wisconsin Foodie’s new host has been a “dream job.” The new season of...

Fri, Dec 13, 2019

2019 Holiday Schedule

Enjoy holiday specials and more this month on PBS Wisconsin! Click on the highlighted text for additional air-times and video...

Tue, Nov 26, 2019

Q&A: Michael Perry, Where I Come From

Author, musician and humorist Michael Perry always has something growing. In March, PBS Wisconsin premiered How Ya Doin’, a retrospective...

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Around the Farm Table: Something Sweet in the City

It’s Thursday in Wisconsin! This week, PBS Wisconsin’s Cultural Affairs unit manager Samantha Nash joins producer and videographer (and nascent...

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Around the Farm Table blog: Saddle up!

After a brief break, Around the Farm Table returns with an all-new episode tonight! Producer and videographer (and expert construction...

Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Welcome to PBS Wisconsin

Today marks an exciting moment as Wisconsin Public Television officially unveils our new name and logo —PBS Wisconsin. We are excited...

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, celebrated across the lands now known as the United States. It’s a good time...

Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Q&A: Patty Loew, The Warrior Tradition

In 2007, former Wisconsin Public Television host and producer Patty Loew, a member of the Bad River Band of Lake...

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

What We Watch: Ryan Ward

The multitalented Ryan Ward is a multimedia producer in WPT’s Local Series unit. See some of his great work on...

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Around the Farm Table Blog: Silos and Sledgehammers

If it’s Thursday, Wisconsin Public Television programs are Made in Wisconsin! Producer and videographer (and determined backroads navigator) Colin Crowley...

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Around the Farm Table Blog: Endless Summer

Producer and videographer (and occasional goat wrangler) Colin Crowley is back, with a behind-the-scenes look at the second episode of...

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Introducing our Around the Farm Table blog – now with more goats!

Around the Farm Table returns tomorrow night, with all-new episodes 7:30 p.m. Thursdays following Wisconsin Life! Join host Inga Witscher...

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

Join us Oct. 3 for a new season of Wisconsin Life!

We’re just two days away from the new season of Wisconsin Life, premiering 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 on Wisconsin...

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with WPT!

From Sept. 15-Oct. 15, we celebrate the contributions and presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in the United States through...

Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Q&A – New WPT Education Resource: Kindness in the Classroom

After collaborating with the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and classrooms and educators across the state,...

Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Enjoy Ken Burns’ Country Music with a Wisconsin twist

After many months of anticipation, we’re thrilled to share Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns with Wisconsin Public Television...

Tue, Sep 3, 2019

See You This Week at Quilt Expo!

We’re just two days away from Quilt Expo 2019 — Sept. 5-7 at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall in...

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

What We Watch: Sigrid Peterson

Sigrid Peterson, online content editor for Wisconsin Public Television, manages much of the content that livens up WPT’s web presence....

Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Tune In: American Experience: Woodstock – Three Days That Defined A Generation

Fifty years after half a million young people journeyed to a dairy farm in upstate New York for a concert,...

Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Remembering Toni Morrison

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, a literary giant whose work transcended race and time, has died at the age of 88...

Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Quilt Expo 2019: Sept. 5-7 in Madison, Wisconsin

Tickets are now on sale for the ultimate quilting adventure! Join us Sept. 5-7 in Madison for the 15th-annual Quilt Expo,...

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Friends of WPT Board: Meet Masood Akhtar

Elected to the Board of the Friends of Wisconsin Public Television just a few months ago, Masood Akhtar, of Middleton,...

Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Q&A: Thomas Allen Harris, Family Pictures USA

We know our family history through the images we retain: albums, videos, memories. What kind of story do these images...

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Meet Molly of Denali!

The newest PBS Kids star debuts Monday, July 15 – and she’s already breaking new ground. Molly of Denali follows the adventures...

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Look to the stars: Summer of Space is here!

As we near the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, PBS brings viewers the...

Fri, Jun 21, 2019

What We Watch: Mouna Algahaithi

Mouna Algahaithi, WPT’s new education engagement specialist, started at the station as an education and community engagement intern in May...