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TOSA EAST GRAD NAMED EBERT SHOW CO-HOST

January 10, 2011


TOSA EAST GRAD NAMED EBERT SHOW CO-HOST

~Ignatiy Vishnevetsky joins Roger Ebert Presents at the Movies~

Milwaukee, WI -- (January 10, 2011) MPTV's upcoming new series Roger Ebert Presents at the Movies has a local connection. The newly named co-host Ignatiy Vishnevetsky (Ig.nah.tee Vish.na.vet.ski)graduated from Wauwatosa East High School in 2004. The 24-year old Vishnevetsky is a writer for the movie blog Mubi.com.

Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert is returning to television in this fresh, updated version of the Sneak Previews, which he co-hosted with the late Gene Siskel. Christy Lemire, film critic of The Associated Press is the other co-host joining Ebert, who lost his voice box and now, speaks with the aid of computer-generated voice.
The series will air Friday nights at 11 p.m. on MPTV 10.1 and TWC 1010 and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. on MPTV 36.1 and TWC 16 or 1016. Other service provider listings are at channels. The premiere episode is Friday, January 21.

MPTV is a community-supported service of Milwaukee Area Technical College. Since its inception, MPTV has educated, entertained, and inspired. Today, MPTV offers viewers a family of 10 digital channels - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Internet information is found at www.mptv.org, Twitter, and Facebook. Feedback is always welcomed.

Video Channels
10.1 MPTV 10.1 HD
10.2 MPTV World
10.3 MPTV V-me (Spanish language)
36.1 MPTV SD
36.2 MPTV 10.1 Simulcast
36.3 MPTV Create
10.4 MPTV Weather

Audio Channels
36.4 MPTV Classical music
36.5 MPTV Jazz
36.6 MPTV Traffic


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