Press Releases

World Music Festival Airs

A music festival featuring artists from across the world will premiere on Milwaukee Public Television Thursday, April 17, at 9 p.m. The event was presented by Alverno College at Humboldt Park in …

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Gurda's Appearance Cancelled

The presentation at Discovery World featuring local historian John Gurda Saturday, April 5, at 2 p.m. has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later time.

The facility is launching the …

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New Documentary Profiles Milwaukee's Muslim Faithful

Milwaukee's Muslim Faithful, a new, 30-minute documentary that describes how Islam is practiced in Milwaukee, will be the next MPTV Community Cinema presentation at Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor …

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Making of Milwaukee at Discovery World

Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin will launch a continuous screening of The Making of Milwaukee as part of its regular schedule of activities for visitors Saturday, April 5, at 2 p.m.

A …

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King Corn Story to Air

King Corn, a new, one-hour documentary that explores troubling questions about American eating habits and farming practices, will premiere on Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV-10) on the PBS series …

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IR: Joshua Glover-Runaway Slave

Joshua Glover, a slave rescued in 1854 from Milwaukee's jail, is the subject of I Remember Monday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. on Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV-10 and MPTV-HD).

Ruby West Jackson …

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Supreme Court Debate to Air

Milwaukee Public Television will air a one-hour broadcast of a debate between the candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court Sunday, March 30, on MPTV-10 at 10 a.m.

We the People--Wisconsin: …

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County Executive Debate

Milwaukee Public Television will present a one-hour broadcast of a debate between the two candidates for Milwaukee County Executive Wednesday, March 26, on MPTV-36, at 9 p.m. The election will be …

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Reading Rainbow Winners Announced

Children from Franksville, Caledonia, Cascade and Milwaukee are among the 20 local winners of Milwaukee Public Television's 2008 Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Awards. This year's …

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MPTV Cinema Previews King Corn

King Corn, a new, one-hour documentary that explores troubling questions about American eating habits and farming practices, will be previewed in the MPTV Community Cinema series at Discovery World, …

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