Milwaukee PBS Newsletter
Photo from Nature - Man and Octopus
Photo Courtesy of Matthew Murphy

Milwaukee PBS Passport Members will be able to stream all of the Great Performances Broadway's Best Musicals beginning November 1, 2019.

Fri, Nov 8, @ 8:00 PM
Channel 36.1
GREAT PERFORMANCES: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I

Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe star in a Tony Award-winning revival of the beloved musical about a British schoolteacher instructing the royal children of the King of Siam, featuring classic songs including “Hello, Young Lovers” and “Shall We Dance."


GREAT PERFORMANCES - All of November: Broadway's Best 2019
Friday's in November @ 8:00 PM on Channel 36.1

Features U.S. broadcast premieres of “42nd Street,” “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I,” “Kinky Boots” and “Red,” plus world premiere of “Much Ado About Nothing” from The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park.


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Photo Courtesy of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW for WGBH, (c) WGBH 2019

Mon, Nov 4 @ 7:00 PM
Channel 10.1
Antiques Roadshow:
Extraordinary Finds

Ever wonder what happens after the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras stop rolling? In celebration of 500 episodes, this special hour follows the stories behind the pivotal series moments through all-new interviews with longtime appraisers and memorable guests.


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Photo Courtesy of Frontline/PBS

Tue, Nov 5 @ 8:00 PM
Channel 10.1
In the Age of AI

The promise and perils of AI; from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the US and China. A new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, our jobs and our world, and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.


Photo of Black Nouveau host Joanne Williams
Photo Courtesy of Lee Durrell - Durrell Archives

Sun, Nov 10 @ 6:30 PM
Channel 10.1
What the Darrells Did Next

Learn the definitive true story behind one of the best-loved families in TV drama, and see how Corfu shaped the personalities and ambitions of each Durrell. It’s an outlandish story of expeditions, fame, heartbreak and a zoo. Hosted by Keeley Hawes.


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Photo Courtesy of NARA

Mon, Nov 11 @ 9:00 PM
Channel 10.1
The Warrior Tradition

Learn the heartbreaking, inspiring and largely untold story of Native Americans in the United States military. This film relates the stories of Native American warriors from their own points of view -- stories of service, pain, courage and fear.


Photo of actors from Thou Shalt Not Kill

Wed, Nov 13 @ 9:00 PM
Channel 10.1
Life from Above:
Changing Planet

Take a fresh look at our fragile planet and see just how much it’s changing. Cameras in space show growing cities, disappearing forests and melting glaciers, but one country regenerated a landscape and helped save a chimpanzee family.


Photo of actors of POV The Feeling of being watched
Photo Courtesy of Johan Persson

Fri, Nov 15 @ 8:00 PM
Channel 10.1
Great Performances:

Experience the passion of painter Mark Rothko in this six-time Tony-winning play dramatizing Rothko’s greatest challenge, creating the murals for New York’s iconic Four Seasons restaurant. Stars Alfred Molina with Alfred Enoch as Rothko’s assistant.


Local Productions

We need your help to keep hands, heads and hearts warm! With the support of our viewers, Milwaukee PBS’ annual community drive, Mittens & More, has collected thousands of mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for those in need. We need help sorting these donations in order to distribute them our partner agencies throughout southeastern Wisconsin. Sorting will take place November 4-8, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Milwaukee PBS office. Snacks and parking will be provided. To volunteer, email Andrea Rivera de Vega at

On Around the Corner with John McGivern, John and the crew discover Oak Creek, and find that it’s the most familiar unfamiliar place they’ve visited! Outdoor Wisconsin host Dan Small heads out to the old treestand for Deer Hunt Special 2019, and along the way he learns about efforts to recruit new hunters and he takes a look at deer hunting as a family tradition.

Milwaukee PBS Presents continues its rotation of local programs that bring their unique perspective to the stories that matter to Milwaukee. On Thursday, November 7, Black Nouveau visits the "See Me Because" portrait exhibition that is on display in various Milwaukee venues throughout the fall. The project highlights young men of color and presents a platform for self-determination, representation, and freedom. Next, on Thursday, November 14, Adelante! highlights a partnership between theMilwaukee Area Technical College and the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee to award scholarships to Latino students.

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