Local Programs

Supporting Our Community through Local Programming

Milwaukee PBS is southeastern Wisconsin's most trusted source for intelligent and thought-provoking programming on television. We reach just over 1 million households in the southeast Wisconsin viewing area with an inspiring mix of high-quality national programs from PBS and award-winning local productions. Your contribution helps to provide television programs and community outreach services that are enjoyed by viewers throughout southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.

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¡Adelante! is a monthly, locally produced series celebrating the rich heritage of Latino people. The program airs in Spanish with subtitles in English. Program segments originally taped in English are captioned in Spanish.

Around the Corner with John McGivern

Join Emmy Award-Winning Actor John McGivern as he explores living, working and playing in Wisconsin's unique communities. New episodes of Around the Corner with John McGivern will premiere January 2018.

Black Nouveau

This award-winning program offers messages that promote positive images, interviews and profiles of African-American movers and shakers.

Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu

Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu is a cooking program that strives to educate the American public about healthy cooking enhanced with vegetables, spices, and legumes.

Outdoor Wisconsin

Local producers showcase the best that the great outdoors of Wisconsin has to offer while promoting the significance of maintaining the natural environment and a responsible attitude towards outdoor pursuits.

The Arts Page

The Arts Page is a 30-minute Emmy- and multiple award-winning monthly series hosted by Sandy Maxx. Each episode features four to five segments on the arts and culture, short performances, interviews, profiles of well-known and not-so-well-known artists, and much more.

Tracks Ahead

The hit PBS series Tracks Ahead has a unique appeal for train lovers of all ages. Now broadcast on more than 200 PBS stations across America and Japan, host Spencer Christian (formerly of ABC's Good Morning America fame) presents the best of steam locomotives, railroad stories, model trains and art.

I Remember

I Remember gave viewers an intimate look at politicians, entrepreneurs, artists, educators and other guests as they recall the great experiences and special moments, both large and small, of their lives.


Host Portia Young highlights an eclectic mix of interesting topics and people throughout southeastern Wisconsin in this monthly news magazine. Each segment takes an in-depth look at the important community stories that inform, entertain, and inspire.


Cook.Plate.Dine. is a new series premiering on Milwaukee PBS that showcases the Culinary Arts program at MATC. The 4-part series follows student chefs as they master the art and science of cooking, from basic knife skills and egg cookery to preparing fine dining meals at MATC's Cuisine Restaurant.