Press Releases

3/12/09 CC Premieres A BRAVES NEW WORLD

Milwaukee, WI -- MPTV Community Cinema presents A BRAVES NEW WORLD on Thursday, March 12th, at 7 p.m., at the Discovery World Digital Theatre, 500 North Harbor Drive.

In 1953, the Boston Braves …

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Broadcasting Students Receive Awards

Milwaukee, WI - The Media Communications Association - International's Milwaukee Chapter presented its first annual Student Video Cirque Showcase awards to Jim Seinmetz, Steve Van Plew, and Joe …

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15th READING RAINBOW CONTEST DEADLINE IS MARCH 2

Milwaukee, WI - MPTV's 15TH annual READING RAINBOW contest for children in kindergarten through third grade is accepting illustrated stories through 5 p.m., March 2nd. Teachers and parents in …

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Community Cinema: ARUSI PERSIAN WEDDING, 2/12 at 7 P.M.

Milwaukee, WI -- MPTV Community Cinema presents ARUSI PERSIAN WEDDING, a new documentary by Iranian-American filmmaker Marjan Tehrani which examines the turbulent relations between America and Iran …

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FRIENDS HOST CELEBRITY CHEF RICK BAYLESS EVENT

Milwaukee, WI -- Chef and Chicago Restaurateur Rick Bayless, host of PBS series Mexico - One Plate at a Time, will be in town to showcase his cooking and sign copies of his book "Mexican Everyday" on …

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New 13-Hour Line-up for Weekday Kids' Show

Milwaukee, WI - Parents have a choice of 19 non-violent, content-rich, age-appropriate programs for their children on MPTV each weekday. MPTV has updated its 13-hour line-up into new timeslots …

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Abrams Launches 25th Season

Milwaukee, WI - Award-winning Producer Jack Abrams (pictured) is kicking off his 25th season of OUTDOOR WISCONSIN on Thur., Jan.15, at 8 p.m. on MPTV 10 & 10.1 HD. OUTDOOR WISCONSIN is the longest …

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MPTV 10 & 36 to Participate in 1/12/09 DTV Pass/Fail Test

Milwaukee, WI - MPTV will participate in the next market-wide DTV Pass/Fail Test on Monday, January 12, on WMVS 10 at 6:58 p.m. and on WMVT 36 at 7:28 p.m. Viewers will have the opportunity to …

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I REMEMBER: Louie Bashell

Milwaukee, WI -- In this 1995 interview, I REMEMBER host Jim Peck talks with musician Louie Bashell, also known as the "Milwaukee's Polka King" and the "Great Silk Umbrella Man." Bashell passed away …

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January 2010 MPTV Highlights

Milwaukee, WI - In keeping with its "be more" theme, Milwaukee Public Television offers a varied selection of programming for the month of January including music, history, mystery, drama, hockey, …

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