Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with WPT!

September 17, 2019

From Sept. 15-Oct. 15, we celebrate the contributions and presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in the United States through Hispanic Heritage Month 2019.  Wisconsin Public Television is proud to offer Hispanic Heritage Month programs in both broadcast and streaming formats. Join your fellow viewers to explore rich cultural heritage and points of pride that…

Enjoy Ken Burns’ Country Music with a Wisconsin twist

September 15, 2019

After many months of anticipation, we’re thrilled to share Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns with Wisconsin Public Television viewers. We’re especially excited to highlight some key Wisconsin connections to this landmark eight-part film – without which the production wouldn’t exist. Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns Premieres 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15…

See You This Week at Quilt Expo!

September 3, 2019

We’re just two days away from Quilt Expo 2019 — Sept. 5-7 at the Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall in Madison — and we can’t wait to see you there! Tickets can be purchased on-site, and start at $10. Children 12 and under are free. There are still spots available in select lectures, workshops and…

What We Watch: Sigrid Peterson

August 25, 2019

Sigrid Peterson, online content editor for Wisconsin Public Television, manages much of the content that livens up WPT’s web presence. Read on for some of Sig’s top public TV picks!

Remembering Toni Morrison

August 6, 2019

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, a literary giant whose work transcended race and time, has died at the age of 88 after a brief illness. Wisconsin Public Television has shared many reflections on Morrison and her work over the years. Read on to find more.

Friends of WPT Board: Meet Masood Akhtar

July 18, 2019

Elected to the Board of the Friends of Wisconsin Public Television just a few months ago, Masood Akhtar, of Middleton, is adding service to WPT to his already impressive list of activities. Read on to learn more about this community activist and the experience he hopes to bring to the Board!

Q&A: Thomas Allen Harris, Family Pictures USA

July 12, 2019

We know our family history through the images we retain: albums, videos, memories. What kind of story do these images tell when we look at the bigger picture? Premiering Aug. 12 and 13 on PBS, the three-part series Family Pictures USA explores American communities through the lens of family photo albums, unearthing rich personal stories…

Meet Molly of Denali!

July 10, 2019

The newest PBS Kids star debuts Monday, July 15 – and she’s already breaking new ground. Molly of Denali follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl who lives in an Alaskan village. The animated series premieres 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 15 on Wisconsin Public Television, as well as on the PBS…