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Children's Writing Contest Deadline is March 5

Milwaukee, WI--Entries are now being accepted for PBS KIDS GO! writing contest for children in kindergarten through grade three. The deadline for the event is March 5. Milwaukee Public Television is …

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New MPTV Series Stars John McGivern

John McGivern, one of Milwaukee's most popular comic actors, will star in a new Milwaukee Public Television series, AROUND THE CORNER WITH JOHN MCGIVERN, premiering on MPTV HD 10.1 Thursday, Jan. 26, …

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New TRACKS AHEAD Explores Famed Trans-Siberian Railroad

A two-week journey through Russia over the more than 6,000 miles of the Trans-Siberian Railroad on the luxurious Golden Eagle train will be featured on Milwaukee Public Television's TRACKS AHEAD, …

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MPTV's WORLD to Carry State of the Union Address

President Obama's State of the Union address will be carried live on Milwaukee Public Television's World channel (MPTV 10.2) Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. The address will also air in the PBS NewsHour …

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¡ADELANTE! TO JOIN LOCAL V-Me Schedule

A weekly Milwaukee Public Television program focusing on the Latino community is airing in southeastern Wisconsin on V-Me, a public television service offering only Spanish language programming. …

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MPTV AND PBS KIDS REPORT GROWTH ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS IN 2011

With top-ranked educational properties leading the charge, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) has had an incredibly successful year in children's programming, as PBS KIDS is serving more children in …

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PBS INTRODUCES NEW SERIES "MARKET WARS"

PBS today unveiled a new competition series from the producers of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: MARKET WARS (w.t.), a 20-episode series, airing summer/fall 2012, that gives audiences a lesson in the …

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MPTV's Holiday Online Auction Raises Over $81,000

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Dec. 26, 2011 - Over 9,200 bids resulted in $81,730 raised during Milwaukee Public Television's Holiday Online Auction. The auction ran from October 20th to November 30th and over …

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MPTV's OUTDOOR WISCONSIN Premieres its 28th Season on January 12th

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Dec. 22, 2011 - OUTDOOR WISCONSIN, MPTV's longest-running MPTV-produced series, will launch its 28th season on January 12th. The show airs on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. on MPTV 10.1 HD. …

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HEALTHFUL INDIAN FLAVORS WITH ALAMELU - Second Season Premieres January 7th

Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu will begin its second season January 7th. The show will air on Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. on MPTV 10.1 HD and 36.2. Episodes will also be re-broadcast on Sundays …

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