Q&A – Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories

May 10, 2019

After addressing issues of gun violence in the 2016 documentary Too Many Candles, Wisconsin Public Television’s Frederica Freyberg wanted to tackle another issue that seemed too big to address in the same program. Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories premieres 8 p.m Monday, May 13. and is available to watch online now. The one-hour film, produced by Freyberg,…

25 Favorite Wisconsin Programs of 2016

December 28, 2016

As the year comes to a close, we were curious to see which programs with local ties connected with Wisconsin Public Television viewers the most over the past 12 months. We peeked at website data and took note of all the comments you made by email and phone to compile a list of locally produced programming that warmed your heart,…

WPT at the Wisconsin Science Festival

October 22, 2015

Today, kids all across the state were learning about science through hands-on experiments, games and puzzles at the annual Wisconsin Science Festival. WPT joined the fun in Madison at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, hosting a booth with some lessons on UV rays and their effects. The Cat in the Hat helped teach all about…

Get Up and Go With Wisconsin Public Television!

July 31, 2015

Wisconsin Public Television’s PBS Kids Get Up and Go! Day takes place one week from today: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 7! Mark your calendar and join us at this fun-filled, free event that encourages children to live healthy and active lives. Get Up and Go! Day is held in locations across the state,…

Uncovering the Past: Wisconsin’s Sustainable Agriculture

July 8, 2015

Over the past couple months we’ve been digging through our video library and making several classic programs available on-demand. We’ve uncovered a lot of gems, including the 1995 documentary Covering New Ground: Wisconsin’s Sustainable Agriculture. The picture may not be high-definition, but the subject matter certainly holds up in today’s consumer-conscience society. In Covering New…

Parkinson’s and Modern Dance Meet in ‘Capturing Grace’

June 25, 2015

Capturing Grace airs 9 p.m. Friday on Director’s Cut. Watch an encore 6 p.m. Sunday, June 28, following the film Life With Parkinson’s or watch Capturing Grace for free on-demand at video.wpt.org. This week on Director’s Cut we welcome director David Iverson to discuss his film, Capturing Grace. Capturing Grace follows several people with Parkinson’s disease and tells…