Press Releases

Gardening Program Debuts

Garden Paths, a new program devoted to helping both new and expert gardeners explore their own ways to develop beautiful backyards, will premiere on Milwaukee Public Television Thursday, June 12, on …

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Auction Earns $1 Million Plus

The Great TV Auction, a major fundraiser for Milwaukee Public Television, earned $1,207,620 during its 40th anniversary run April 25-May 3. The final figure surpassed the $1 million mark for the 20th …

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Tracks Ahead Travels Premieres

Tracks Ahead Travels, a new, nine-part Milwaukee Public Television series that combines stories about Japan's most famous trains with highlights from exotic tourist destinations around the world, …

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TV Audience Sought

The opportunity to be part of a live studio audience for a new television program, Secret Labs, will be offered at Milwaukee's Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Drive, Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. …

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Moyers' Interview Rescheduled

Bill Moyers's interview with Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama's former pastor, will air on Milwaukee Public Television Sunday, April 27, on MPTV-10 at noon.

Originally scheduled to air …

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Depression in Men Explored

Men Get Depression, a new, one-hour documentary that explores how depression can effect a man's relationships and career, will be previewed in the MPTV Community Cinema series at Discovery World, 500 …

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Zeidler Lecture on MPTV

Award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill discusses global wars, private armies and public money in the first annual Frank P. Zeidler Memorial Lecture on Milwaukee Public Television …

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4th St. Forum Sets May Agenda

Mental illness and children, Wisconsin's juvenile justice system, and Lake Michigan's effect on Milwaukee will be discussed in the 4th Street Forum presentations in May.

The presentations are …

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Kennan Forum on MPTV

The Kennan Forum, a 90-minute program featuring two internationally known journalists, David Marash and Claudia Rosett, will present "Election 2008: Foreign Policy and the Media" on Milwaukee Public …

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MPTV Wins Broadcasting Awards

Milwaukee Public Television has received two first place Awards for Excellence from the Wisconsin Broadcaster's Association for a review of MPTV's history and a commentary on Interchange.


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