Milwaukee PBS Newsletter
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Photo Credit: Courtesy of BBC / Neal Street Productions

Sun Mar 29, @ 7:00 PM
Call The Midwife
Channel 10.1

The medics and midwives of Nonnatus House encounter new challenges as the population shifts, rules change and old diseases return. In the Season 9 premiere, Dr. Turner and Nurse Crane must deal with an alarming outbreak of diphtheria. Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin and the team must help locate its mother.


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Tue, Mar 17 @ 7:00 PM
Niall Ferguson's Networld
Channel 10.1

In this groundbreaking new series, Ferguson visits network theorists, social scientists and data analysts to explore the history of social networks. Reviewing classic experiments and cutting-edge research, Ferguson demonstrates how human behavior, disruptive technology and profit can energize ideas and communication, ultimately changing the world.


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Photo Courtesy of Courtesy of TJL Productions

Fri, Mar 20 @ 9:30 PM
Soul Legends (My Music)
Channel 36.1

Join host Pam Grier in a tribute to the greatest soul hits and performers from the 1970s and ‘80s. Features classics by The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Bill Withers, The Spinners, Isaac Hayes, Minnie Riperton and more.


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Photo Courtesy of PBS Pressroom

Tue, Mar 24 @ 7:00 PM
East Lake Meadows;
A Public Housing Story
Channel 10.1

Learn the history of East Lake Meadows, a former public housing community in Atlanta. Stories from residents reveal hardship and resilience, and raise critical questions about race, poverty and who is deserving of public assistance.


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Photo Courtesy of Sacred Wonders Team, BBC Studios

Wed, Mar 25 @ 9:00 PM
Earth's Sacred Wonders
Channel 10.1

Journey to the world's landmark spiritual sites, captured in full glory with awe-inspiring visuals. Using the latest camera and drone technology, the program reveals the amazing scale, ingenuity and faith embodied in these remarkable places of worship.


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Photo Courtesy of Milwaukee PBS

Thu, Mar 26 @ 7:30 PM
The Arts Page: Power of Stories
Channel 10.1

THE ARTS PAGE explores the power of stories. Milwaukee’s Ex Fabula showcases personal stories from the deaf community during their Deaf StorySlam. Hear from Ex Fabula coach Mayra Castrejón-Hernandez about using American Sign Language to express herself.


Photo of actors of POV The Feeling of being watched
Photo Courtesy of Joseph Lianes

Sun, Mar 29 @ 8:00 PM
Garth Brooks: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
Channel 10.1

Country music icon Garth Brooks receives the 2020 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at an all-star tribute in Washington, D.C. The multiple hall of famer is the youngest recipient of this prestigious prize.


Local Productions

Thursday, March 19, 10thirtysix™ examines the stigma of mental health among Milwaukee’s African American community, and how hair salons and barber shops are making an impact. The following week, on March 26, The Arts Page explores the power of stories, and highlights personal stories from the deaf community during Milwaukee’s Ex Fabula’s “Deaf StorySlam.”

Also on Thursday, March 19, Around the Corner with John McGiverndiscovers one of the most “unforgettable” communities they’ve visited so far – Shawano. And on March 26, John and the crew travel to the top of the state, and to the top of their list of favorite communities - Ashland.

And finally on the 19th, Outdoor Wisconsin’s Dan Small visits Ledgerock Distillery and finds out how craft whisky is made on a sustainable grain farm. Then on March 26, Elizabeth Cramer checks off a fish boil and goat parade on her Door County bucket list.

More local programs telling your stories in March …

The Student TV Workshop returns to Milwaukee PBS, showcasing the work of MATC's Television and Video Production students. This is a unique experience for the student producers and directors. The program features their unique perspectives, production techniques and stories. The Student TV Workshop airs on Saturday nights at midnight (so technically Sunday) on Milwaukee PBS Channel 36.1.

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