Tue Feb 25, @ 8:00 PM
American Masters: Miles Davis - Birth of the Cool
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.
Tue, Feb 18 @ 8:00 PM
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.
Tue, Feb 18 @ 9:00 PM
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.
Thu, Feb 20 @ 7:30 PM
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.
Sun, Feb 23 @ 8:00 PM
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.
Mon, Feb 24 @ 9:00 PM
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.
Thu, Feb 27 @ 7:30 PM
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.
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 https://www.milwaukeepbs.org/local-programs/black-nouveau/.
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 MilwaukeePBS.org.