Tuned In
Photo of country band from 40s
Photo Courtesy of Les Leverett photograph, Grand Ole Opry Archives
Sun, Sept 22, @ 7:00 PM (Part 5)
Channel 10.1
Country Music | A Film by Ken Burns

Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. The series, directed by Ken Burns, features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists. No one has told the story this way before.

COUNTRY MUSIC will stream for free and be available on all station-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and the PBS Video App, available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast. PBS station members will be able to view all episodes via Passport.

How to Watch Ken Burns's Country Music Online

Photo of John Denver
Photo Courtesy of Milwaukee PBS
Thu, Sept 19 @ 7:30 PM
Channel 10.1

10thirtysix tells the inspiring story of a youth baseball coach who won't let his disability keep him on the bench. He shares the high and lows of living with Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy on his monthly podcast. Sharing his experiences, and his courage and determination in overcoming the obstacles he faces, benefits both his listeners and himself.


Photo of man and son on farm
Photo Courtesy of Arcos Film + Music LLC

Fri, Sept 20 @ 8:00 PM
Channel 36.1
Great Performances
Now Hear This: Vivaldi: Something Completely Different

Explore northern Italy with Maestro Scott Yoo and discover how Vivaldi's classical masterwork "The Four Seasons" merged religious melodies, opera and virtuosic violin playing to create a new era of music.


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Photo Courtesy of LPB

Wed, Sept 4 @ 7:00 PM
Channel 10.1
Animal Babies: First Year On Earth: Testing Limits

Learn the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own. Every day brings new trials and tribulations, like searching for food, surviving in harsh environments and bonding with family members.


Photo of Ken Burns
Photo Courtesy of Milwaukee PBS

Thu, Sept 26 @ 7:30 PM
Channel 10.1
The Arts Page

The Arts Page showcases the Junior Docent School Program at the Milwaukee Art Museum. For over 40 years, more than 150,000 elementary school students have explored how art impacts their critical thinking. We follow the students from ALBA School in Milwaukee as they develop a context for art in their lives, culminating in an artistic interpretation of the works in the museum's permanent collection.

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Photo Courtesy of Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE
Sun, Sept 29 @ 7:00 PM
Channel 10.1
The Durrells in Corfu
Season 4


The future looks bright for the eccentric Durrells. Louisa turns the family villa into a guest house and Cousin Basil moves in. Larry enjoys love with two ballerinas, Leslie throws himself into his job, and Gerry and Margo have business ambitions.


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Photo Courtesy of Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE
Sun, Sept 29 @ 8:00 PM
Channel 10.1
Masterpiece: Poldark
Season 5


Aidan Turner returns as the heroic Ross Poldark for a final season of drama in Cornwall. Also returning are Eleanor Tomlinson as Demelza and Jack Farthing as George Warleggan.


Local Productions


A new film by Milwaukee PBS shines a light on the crisis of teens and mental health, and is igniting public awareness and discussion. Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone tells the gripping stories of four local young people and their experiences with mental illness and suicidal thoughts. The documentary is generating a considerable amount of public conversation, and is airing on PBS stations across the country this fall. A public screening of Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone will be held on Wednesday, September 25 at 6:15 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Cedarburg. The event also features a resource fair and a discussion with mental health experts following the film. For more information, email: office@cedarburgcumc.org. For more information on Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone, including future air dates on Milwaukee PBS, visit www.milwaukeepbs.org.

On Around the Corner with John McGivern, discovers the “go-with-the-flow” vibe of the Mississippi town of La Crosse. Outdoor Wisconsin checks out the latest in paddle gear, at Madison’s Canoecopia.

Milwaukee PBS Presents continues this month with a powerful installment of 10thirtysix. On September 19, 10thirtysix tells the inspiring story of a youth baseball coach who won't let his disability keep him on the bench. Then on September 26, The Arts Pageshowcases the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Junior Art Docent program, which has given over 150,000 elementary school students the chance to explore art in a profound way.

For full local program details, visit MilwaukeePBS.org.

Upcoming Events
Milwaukee PBS Appraisal Fair October 12
Smoky Mountain Christmas Tour November 10 to 16