Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

September 2, 2015

As with all of Wisconsin Public Television’s programs, Latino Americans is an engaging, educational and thought provoking, sharing the stories, lives and history of Latinos in the United States. After premiering last year, the series recently returned to WPT’s The Wisconsin Channel. And, you can watch the whole series online now or on the PBS Channel…

A Look Ahead with WPT’s Director of Programming

May 10, 2013

10 Buildings That Changed America When I was a kid growing up in Denver one of the most exciting things to happen was the building and opening of the city’s first indoor shopping mall, Buckingham Square. The building itself wasn’t remarkable from an architectural standpoint, but the fact that you could wonder around indoors and…

A Look Ahead With WPT’s Director of Programming

April 2, 2013

Garry Denny previews Shelter Me, The Central Park Five, Director’s Cut and more new programs coming to Wisconsin Public Television. Michael Mosley Specials On public television we schedule a lot of science and technology programs, not the least of which being NOVA and my personal favorite NOVA scienceNOW. In fact, the Wednesday night schedule on…

A Look Ahead With WPT’s Director of Programming

February 4, 2013

Garry Denny previews new Pioneers of Television, Frontline, David Suchet and more. Pioneers of Television I’ve mentioned in previous blog entries that I’m a huge television geek. I love, loath and otherwise appreciate all things TV. Even really bad television can be useful in that it helps to build true appreciation for good television. It’s…

A Look Ahead With WPT’s Director of Programming

January 9, 2013

Read up on this month’s “don’t miss” programs selected by Director of Programming, Garry Denny. You can find all the programs listed below and more on the WPT Schedule. DCI Banks Every October I pack a small bag and take a flight to New Orleans for a preview screening of new BBC program offers. The event,…

A Look Ahead With WPT’s Director of Programming

December 13, 2012

Read up on this month’s “don’t miss” programs selected by Director of Programming, Garry Denny. You can find all the programs listed below and more on the WPT Schedule. Great Performances “Magical Mystery Tour Revisited” I have to be honest: I’m a fair weather Beatles fan. I like the well-known hits, but have much less appreciation…

A Look Ahead With WPT’s Director of Programming

November 1, 2012

Read up on November’s “don’t miss” programs selected by Director of Programming, Garry Denny. Find all the programs listed below and more on the WPT Schedule. Doc Martin Martin Clunes is quite the singular actor. In our series William and Mary he plays a wonderfully kind, outgoing man who loves his family. In Doc Martin,…

A Look Ahead With WPT’s Director of Programming

October 2, 2012

Lark Rise to Candleford If you look around the dial at all the dramas on broadcast network and cable television you will notice one common thread: the shows tend to deal with the absolute worst of human nature. It’s all there – murder, deceit, backstabbing, cheating, and any form of depravity you can name. Of…