Sun, Mar 31 @ 7:00 PM
Call The Midwife (Season 8)
At the start of season eight, it's spring of 1964 and everyone is excited for the Queen’s Royal Birth. With the additions of two new Sisters, who have been sent to live and work with the team in Poplar, Nonnatus House feels full once more.
Andrea Bocelli @ 60
Join GREAT PERFORMANCES for an international celebration of Andrea Bocelli’s 60th Birthday. World renowned for being equally at home in the worlds of popular music and opera, GP spotlights both sides of the tenor’s career with a program of well-known arias spectacularly staged at Italy’s Arena di Verona.
Mon, Mar 18 @ 9:00 PM
POV - 306 Hollywood
Take a magical journey to the house at 306 Hollywood Avenue. After its owner dies, her two grandchildren begin an epic excavation of her belongings. Lip-synced conversations and dramatic animations come to life in this magical realist documentary.
Fri, Mar 22 @ 10:00 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Celebrate the life and work of the Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and literary scholar. A leading figure in American cultural life and one of its most renowned, respected and popular cultural historians and personalities, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has authored or co-authored 22 books and created 18 documentary films.
Mon/Tue Mar 25 & 26 @ 8:00 PM
Women, War & Peace II
Filmed in Northern Ireland, Egypt, Palestine and Haiti, the four-hour series WOMEN, WAR & PEACE II examines the changing roles of women in war and peace.
Secrets of the Dead
King Arthur's Lost Kingdom
Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.
Mrs. Wilson on Masterpiece
Alec and Alison Wilson marry after meeting in the secret service during World War II. Two decades later, spy novelist Alec dies, and his real story begins to emerge. Alison tracks down his former partner, who was also deceived by Alec’s charms.
Next Avenue Community Conversations returns - with new ideas and perspectives on issues that matter most as we age. The first community event will be held in Ripon, for a discussion about Alzheimer’s effect on families. Next Avenue Community Conversationswill also be broadcast on Milwaukee PBS, so stay tuned for upcoming air dates!
Thursday, April 11
Ripon High School
850 Tiger Drive, Ripon WI
On Around the Corner with John McGivern, join John and the gang for a relaxing, completely beautiful autumn visit to the “quiet side” of Door County! On Outdoor Wisconsin, Dan Small goes on a hunt for prehistoric artifacts and stone tools at Hixton Silver Mound.
Milwaukee PBS Presents continues this month with 10thirtysix and The Arts Page. First, on March 21, 10thirtysix takes a look at the storied career of the “man out front,” UW-Madison’s beloved bandleader who is retiring his baton after 50 years. The following week, on March 28, it’s an all-local episode of The Arts Page, with profiles on some of the show’s favorite local artists.
For full local program details, visit MilwaukeePBS.org.