Victorious Blog, Season 2: Warp and Weft/The Sins of the Father

January 22, 2018

This is part of the Victorious Blog series. Click here to read the series. I have always recommended Victoria on Masterpiece, but the first part of this episode had me seriously reconsidering if that recommendation would cast a dark cloud over viewers’ Sunday evenings. “Emotionally devastating” is the only way I can describe “Warp and Weft.”…

Victorious Blog: Previewing Victoria, Season 2

December 29, 2017

Motherhood, the Industrial Revolution, state intrigue and clashes affecting the British Empire near and far… nobody said things would be easy for this young, determined monarch. Victoria on Masterpiece: Season 2 premieres 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 Masterpiece site | Watch online | Season preview Keep tabs on all the action this season with WPT’s Victorious blog! (It’s Daisy Goodwin-approved, you know.)…

Introducing… Midday Me Time!

October 18, 2017

Weekday afternoons aren’t just for kids anymore! In September, the flagship channel of Wisconsin Public Television introduced something new. Now viewers who tune in between 1 and 3 p.m. from Monday-Friday can settle in for a relaxing treat with the new Midday Me Time block. So indulge yourself! Whether you’re taking a break from hard…

May the 4th Be With You: Remembering a Very Special Star Wars Visit to Sesame Street

May 4, 2017

This annual unofficial Star Wars holiday – May the 4th be with you! – gives us a great excuse to go back and look at one of our favorite moments from the legendary intergalactic franchise. That, of course, was the day that R2D2 and C-3PO visited Sesame Street! Landing just before the release of The Empire…

Preview the “Call the Midwife” Season 6 Premiere!

March 30, 2017

We’re just three days away from the season premiere of the critically-acclaimed season 6 of Call the Midwife,  airing 7 p.m. this Sunday, April 2 on Wisconsin Public Television. But you don’t have to wait till the premiere to be reunited with your favorite characters; you can enjoy an exclusive sneak peek of the series…

Victorious Blog, Episode 7: Season Finale

March 6, 2017

“Who is the greatest chicken killer in Shakespeare?” “Macbeth, because he did murder most foul.” This is the seventh post of the Victorious Blog series. Click here to read the series. Well, folks: It’s the end of an era. The glorious reign of Victoria on Masterpiece is over …  for now. Our Sunday evenings will no…

Enter the Masterpiece 2017 Sweepstakes!

March 1, 2017

Do you dream of stepping into the worlds of Victoria and Downton Abbey? (I know I do!) Well, here’s your chance: Enter the 2017 Masterpiece Sweepstakes! The grand prize is incredible: A tour of Downton Abbey’s famous Highclere Castle, a visit to Sherlock filming locations in London, and a chance to explore Victoria sites in Yorkshire. In addition to…

Victorious Blog, Episode 6: “The Engine of Change”

February 20, 2017

“Don’t talk railway at me.” -Victoria This is the sixth post of the Victorious Blog series. Click here to read the series. What’s more relaxing than enjoying a private concert with your closest companions and frenemies? Well, probably a lot of things, considering how uncomfortable those chairs looked. But that’s not Victoria’s world. “The Engine of…