Milwaukee PBS Newsletter
Photo from Nature - Man and Octopus
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Photographer Don Hunstein/Sony Music Archives

Tue Feb 25, @ 8:00 PM
American Masters: Miles Davis - Birth of the Cool
Channel 10.1

Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews.


Photo of Mohammed bin Salman
Photo Courtesy of Frontline

Tue, Feb 18 @ 8:00 PM
Channel 10.1

Frontline: Amazon Empire - The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos

Frontline investigates how Amazon founder Jeff Bezos executed a plan to build one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world. With interviews of current and former insiders, as well as regulators and critics, this two-hour film will raise important questions about Jeff Bezos and the empire he built.


Photo of alligator crossing street
Photo Courtesy of Walter Presents

Tue, Feb 18 @ 9:00 PM
Channel 36.1

Modus, Season 2

Four years after Inger Johanne Vik lived in Washington, working for the FBI, it is revealed why she went back to Sweden; Helen Tyler, the president of the United States comes for a state visit and unpredictable events happen.


Binge Season 2 of the 8-part foreign language drama beginning February 13 and Season 1 is also available now for catch-up streaming with Milwaukee PBS Passport.

Photo of Black Nouveau host Joanne Williams
Photo Courtesy of Milwaukee PBS

Thu, Feb 20 @ 7:30 PM
Channel 10.1

Shipwrecks of Milwaukee

10thirtysix™ presents a unique look under our city’s shoreline, on "Shipwrecks of Milwaukee." This half-hour exploration of sunken vessels dives down beneath the surface of Lake Michigan, and includes detailed interviews from historians, researchers and a first-hand account from a shipwreck survivor.


Photo of actors in Masterpiece Press
Photo Courtesy of © Red Planet Pictures / ITV 2019

Sun, Feb 23 @ 8:00 PM
Channel 10.1

Masterpiece: Sanditon Finale

On the night of the Midsummer Ball, romance, jealousy, and betrayal fill the air. Events conspire to leave Charlotte and the Parker family facing difficult choices.


Stream the final 2 episodes before they air on February 16 and 23 on Milwaukee PBS Passport.

Photo of actors from Thou Shalt Not Kill
Photo Courtesy of The Washington Post / Getty Images

Mon, Feb 24 @ 9:00 PM
Channel 10.1

Independent Lens: Leftover Women

Meet three Chinese women labeled "leftover," a derogatory term for unmarried women in their mid-20s and 30s. Follow them as they struggle to stay true to their ambitions amid a state-sponsored campaign that stigmatizes women who aren't married.


Photo of actors of POV The Feeling of being watched
Photo Courtesy of Milwaukee PBS

Thu, Feb 27 @ 7:30 PM
Channel 10.1

The Arts Page

We visit the Museum of Wisconsin Art for the 2020 Wisconsin Artists Biennial and meet Mark Klassen, the best of show winner for the 2018 exhibition. Plus, listen to next-generation sounds of electric violins. Discover the positive portrayal of Native Americans through comic books, and see the world through astronaut Scott Kelly's camera lens.

Local Productions

February is Black History Month, and Milwaukee PBS is proud to join the celebration - this month and all year round! For 28 seasons, Black Nouveau has told the stories of triumph and transformation in Milwaukee's African American community. To stream episodes and specials online, including the Emmy Award-winning special “Crossing the Bridge,” visit

On Thursday, February 20, Around the Corner with John McGivern, heads north to Marinette and explores the town’s deep connections to the bodies of water that surround it. And on February 27, check out what makes New Berlin a great place to live, work and play. Outdoor Wisconsin’s Elizabeth Cramer joins a group of adventurous women for the “National Wild Turkey Federation Women in the Outdoors" program, on the February 20 episode. And, on February 27, Outdoor Wisconsin travels to Stevens Point and learns about a tunnel saving turtle’s lives.

More local programs telling your stories in February …

On February 20, 10thirtysix presents a unique look under our city’s shoreline, with an exploration of sunken vessels beneath the surface of Lake Michigan. On February 27, The Arts Page explores creative perspectives, featuring a visit to the Museum of Wisconsin Art for the 2020 Wisconsin Artists Biennial.

For full local program details, visit

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