Milwaukee Public Television (Milwaukee PBS) will collect new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves to help families who are in need this winter. Mittens & More runs from October 10 - November 6, and is part of Milwaukee PBS's goal to enhance the quality of life for families throughout its viewing area.
The Mittens & More drive collects donations of new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves from knitting and sewing groups, schools, church groups and service organizations as well as individuals. The greatest need is for children's sizes. Read More
As Veterans Day draws near, Milwaukee PBS celebrates Wisconsin's local heroes with Mettle & Honor: The Greatest Generation. The War Memorial Center, in collaboration with Emmy-award winning journalist Mark Concannon, captured the personal accounts of local WWII veterans who were involved in some of the war's most iconic moments. Mettle & Honor: The Greatest Generation airs on November 7 at 8:00 p.m. on Milwaukee PBS 10. Read More
The former Commissioner of Major League Baseball is in the postseason of his career, and he's still a key player. The epilogue presentation Bud Selig, Commissioner Emeritus revisits the story of a tenacious car salesman who gave birth to the Milwaukee Brewers, and went on to reform the national pastime. Bud Selig, Commissioner Emeritus airs on October 20 at 7:00 p.m. on Milwaukee PBS 10. Read More
10 years ago, Milwaukee Public Television aired what would become a local phenomenon. A five-hour television event, THE MAKING OF MILWAUKEE told the story of our city. Locally produced by Milwaukee PBS and told by local historian John Gurda, the series explored the intriguing people who came to live beside Lake Michigan -- their politics, their triumphs and tragedies, their work and play. Read More
A locally-produced documentary about renowned local photojournalist, Dickey Chapelle, will be part of this year's Milwaukee Film Festival. Milwaukee PBS's Behind the Pearl Earrings: The Story of Dickey Chapelle will be showcased as part of the Milwaukee Film Festival's Cream City Cinema program. Read More
Milwaukee Public Television (Milwaukee PBS) and WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio, as partners in public media, are working together on a special broadcast - SHERMAN PARK: THE AFTERMATH. Milwaukee PBS recorded the special edition of Lake Effect at WUWM, and the special will be broadcast concurrently on Milwaukee PBS and WUWM. Read More
With its 25th season premiering this fall, Milwaukee's own BLACK NOUVEAU won first place at the National Association for Black Journalists' (NABJ) Salute To Excellence Awards. NABJ is the largest organization for journalists of color in the nation. Milwaukee Public Television (Milwaukee PBS) is committed to producing and broadcasting quality programming with topics of importance to the diverse viewership it serves. Read More
Pati Jinich, host of "Pati's Mexican Table" and popular cookbook author is visiting Milwaukee for the weekend of Mexican Fiesta.
On Friday, August 26, Pati will speak at UW-Milwaukee's Golda Meir Library at 11:45 a.m. She will be discussing how being Jewish has impacted her cooking, and her personal experiences growing up in Mexico. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and first-come, first-served. Read More
First Lady Michelle Obama, PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge for kids that promotes cooking and healthy eating as part of the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative. An 8-year-old girl from southeastern Wisconsin, Raya, won for her recipe "Wisconsin Cranberry Chickpea Salad". Raya and the other 55 winners will attend a Kids' "State Dinner" at the White House hosted by Mrs. Obama on July 14. The aspiring young chefs and a parent or guardian will join the First Lady for a healthy lunch, featuring a selection of the winning recipes, followed by a visit to the White House Kitchen Garden. Read More
At its annual Gridiron and Awards Dinner on May 13, the Milwaukee Press Club presented two Milwaukee PBS productions with its top honor - the Gold Award for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism. Read More