Press Releases

Executive Director of MPTV Friends Passes Away

MPTV and the MPTV Friends lost a dear friend, Art Langlas, longtime volunteer, donor, Auction Director and most recently, Executive Director of the MPTV Friends. Art passed away October 26, 2011, due …

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MPTV Online Auction Offers 1,500 items

More than 1,500 items will be available for bidding during the MPTV Great Holiday Online Auction beginning Saturday, Oct. 30, and running through Sunday, Nov. 20.

The auction, which benefits …

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MPTV Offers Local Angle On Pearl Jam, Ballet

Milwaukee Public Television is broadcasting three-minute highlights about the arts in southeastern Wisconsin immediately following several national PBS cultural programs, the station has announced. …

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Native American Language Revival to Be Explored

The story of the renewal of a Native American language that was lost for more than a century will be previewed at MPTV Community Cinema Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. The event, which is free and …

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Adelante! Explores Immigration Issues

A government document urging law enforcement representatives to adopt a new approach to immigration will be explored on Milwaukee Public Television's ADELANTE! on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m.

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MPTV's 4th Street Forum Moves to Earlier Time

Milwaukee Public Television's weekly discussion of political and social issues, 4th STREET FORUM, will move to a new time and station. Starting Oct. 21, the program will air at 9 p.m. on MPTV 36.1 on …

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MPTV Nominees Announced for Midwest Emmy Awards

Milwaukee Public Television has garnered four nominations for the 53rd Midwest Emmy Awards, according to the Chicago/Midwest Academy of Arts and Sciences. The winners of the prestigious Emmys will …

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MPTV Appraisal Fair Seeks Treasures

MPTV Appraisal Fair Seeks Treasures

More than 30 appraisers will look at local treasures at the MPTV Appraisal Fair at Milwaukee Public Television's Auction headquarters, 12560 W. Townsend, …

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MPTV Community Cinema Explores Forgotten Hero's Saga

The story of a forgotten hero--a Wisconsin woman who died in Germany for resisting the Nazis--will be previewed in a MPTV Community Cinema Special Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m.

The event, to be held …

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Mitten Drive Warms Hands and Hearts

Milwaukee Public Television will collect new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves Oct. 10 through Oct. 28 to help families who are in need this winter.

The 4th annual "Mittens and More" community …

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