Press Releases

Pre-Prohibition Party Slated at Miller Pub

Milwaukee, WI--A Pre-Prohibition Party will offer the chance to savor the experience of a "last drink" before alcohol became illegal in 1920 on Friday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m.

The event, which will be …

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MPTV Kicks Off New Local Shows in September

Season 20 for Black Nouveau
Season 13 for ¡Adelante!
Season 10 for 4th Street Forum
Episode 6 for Jobs

Milwaukee, WI -- (August 2, 2011) Long-running local productions on MPTV are set to …

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MPTV to Broadcast Concert Commemorating 10th Anniversary of 9.11 Attacks

Milwaukee, WI - Milwaukee Public Television will broadcast United We Stand, a free concert of Mozart's Requiem on Sunday, September 11 at 3:00 PM. The outdoor event marks the tenth anniversary of the …

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Two Wisconsinites selected as winners of PBS Teachers Innovation Awards

Milwaukee, WI (June 13, 2011) -- MPTV(WMVS), WPT(WPNE), and PBS Teachers are proud to announce the winning entries for the 2011 PBS Teachers Innovation Awards in recognition of the educators' creative …

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MARQUETTE & UWM STUDENTS INCLUDED IN ANNIVERSARY FREEDOM RIDE

Milwaukee, Wis. (May 4, 2011) - When the 10-day anniversary bus trip takes off on May 6, to retrace the 1961 Freedom Ride from Washington, D.C. to Jackson, Mississippi, two local students will be …

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50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIALS REVISIT U.S. BATTLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS

Milwaukee, WI -- (April 5, 2011) What one remembers about the 1960s might be SDS, Woolworth's sit-in, Timothy Leary, JFK, MLK, the Feminine Mystique, the pill, the Peace Corps, George Wallace, the Bay …

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43rd ANNUAL GREAT TV AUCTION HITS A MILLION IN 9 DAYS

Milwaukee, WI (May 9, 2011) - Once again, the MPTV Great TV Auction topped the million dollar mark. The 43rd annual fund raising event for Milwaukee Public Television reached $1,132,514 at 1:30 …

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2011 MPTV STUDENT OPS DAY "MILWAUKEE MADE" SLATED FOR SATURDAY, MAY 14

Milwaukee, WI (April 25, 2011) -- A takeover is scheduled at MPTV 36.1 on Saturday, May 14, 2011. The station will be in the capable hands of students during the annual MPTV Student Operations Day. …

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MPTV PRODUCER ABRAMS WINS WBA AWARD

~Habitat Destruction on the Gulf Coast: An OUTDOOR WISCONSIN Report~

Milwaukee, WI - (May 9, 2011) MPTV (Milwaukee Public Television) Producer Jack Abrams was honored by the Wisconsin …

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Freedom Riders on Oprah This Wednesday

Milwaukee, WI (May 3, 2011) -- On May 16, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will premiere Freedom Riders, a film about the 436 Americans who risked their lives by deliberately violating Jim Crow laws in the Deep …

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