Press Releases

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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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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