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Edition 28  |  October 25, 2020
Milwaukee PBS Vote 2020
Thursday, October 29, 7:30 PM, Ch 10.1

On this local look at the upcoming November elections, Milwaukee PBS investigates the impact of Milwaukee's Latino youth vote and what's being done to register this key demographic. Also, the Milwaukee League of Women Voters recently released results of a survey of 75 Latino GenZers and we examine this data. 10Thirtysix™ host Portia Young talks with the conservative host of Firing Line with Margaret Hoover about why she's voting for Joe Biden. Hoover also shares her thoughts on moving the country forward in a unified way. Plus, the very latest Marquette University Law School poll and what it means just days before Election Day.
Frontline: The Choice: Trump vs Biden
Tuesday, October 27, 8:00 pm, Ch 10.1

Investigating the lives and characters of Joe Biden and Donald Trump as they compete to be president. Those who know them best reveal key moments that made both men and shaped how they would lead America through a time of crisis.
Antiques Roadshow - Kooky to Spooky
Monday, October 26, 7:00 PM, Ch 10.1

Celebrate Halloween with thrilling and chilling finds, like a rag doll nicknamed “Chucky,” a nightmarish Leonora Carrington painting and an eye-catching "Bride of Frankenstein" pressbook. Which macabre and magnificent treasure is worth $250,000-$350,000?

Around the Corner with John McGivern™- Menomonie
Thursday, October 29, 7:00 PM, Ch 10.1

Join John and the crew for a trip to the northernmost part of Wisconsin’s driftless area -- Menomonie. It has something for everyone to love!

PBS KIDS Gets Spooky with Halloween Specials
Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, CH 10.3

With new specials and episodes from Wild KrattsReady Jet Go! and Pinkalicious & Peterrific, as well at returning favorites, PBS KIDS will offer themed content and educational resources to help celebrate fall.


Don't forget to 'fall back' on Sunday, November 1!  

Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents: A Swingin' Sesame Street Celebration
Friday, October 30, 8:00 PM, 36.1

Enjoy a celebration of the music of Sesame Street with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Big Bird, Elmo and other Sesame Street favorites sing the show's songs alongside the world-renowned orchestra and artistic director Wynton Marsalis.
Introducing Adelante Pronto!
Original Podcast now on iTunes and Spotify

Bienvenidos! Join Andrea Rivera de Vega for Adelante Pronto!, a Milwaukee PBS podcast that amplifies the voices of the Latino community of Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

Adelante Pronto! shares stories of struggle and hope, discusses common topics under the Latino lens and provides resources to the community.

Celebrating the diversity and complexity of the Latinos in Wisconsin, Adelante Pronto! stories that resonate and stories that empower.
My Wisconsin Backyard
Digital First Content

My Wisconsin Backyard features a weekly environmentally friendly/outdoor segment, as well as a fresh-from-the-garden recipe!

Short stories focus on what people are doing outside and the benefits of outdoor activity on both mental and physical health.

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Washington WeekElection Special will not be seen on Milwaukee PBS. You can, however, watch this and all Washington Week Episodes online or with the PBS Video App.  
Exhumed: A History of Zombies
Friday, October 30, 9:00 PM,  Ch 36.1

In this new one-hour Halloween PBS special, Dr. Emily Zarka will deconstruct some of the most significant moments in zombie popular culture over the last two centuries to reveal what these creatures say about us.

Saturday Night Cinema: In Cold Blood
Saturday, October 31, 8:00 PM,  Ch 36.1

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, eventually coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

This film is presented uncut and without commercial interruption. 

Eating In with Lidia

Eating in with Lidia rises to the challenge presented by the fact that most of us are, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sheltered in place and using what we have available in our kitchens. In these two half-hour specials, Lidia shares stories, tips, recipes and strategies on how to approach food and meal preparation during these stressful times.

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American Masters presents In the Making, a new original digital series that follows the lives and journeys of eight emerging American BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) artists who come from Hawaii to New York City and in between. The series features eight cinematic and character-driven shorts by emerging BIPOC filmmakers, most of whom graduated from Firelight Media’s Documentary Lab. Click here to stream these thought-provoking films now.
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