2017 Holiday Program Schedule

November 20, 2017

It’s that time of the year again! It’s time to enjoy holiday programs on Wisconsin Public Television. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, look to WPT for classic favorites and fresh holiday finds. Below, you’ll find a complete list of holiday-themed programs coming up on WPT.

Chemistry prof keeps Christmas Cheery for the 47th time

December 21, 2016

It’s always fun to watch a show that discusses safety precautions and fire extinguishers before a lecture begins. So it is, once again, for University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, leading his 47th annual “Once Upon a Christmas Cheery In the Lab of Shakhashiri” in 2016. As Wisconsin Public Television prepares to celebrate…

2016 Holiday Program Schedule

November 19, 2016

Winter is in the air… and on the air, on Wisconsin Public Television. As we prepare for the first snowfall – and the much-anticipated premiere of Wisconsin Winter From the Air – we wanted to share the special holiday-themed programs coming up on WPT. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, look to WPT for classic favorites…

Get Ready for ‘The Durrells’ With Bonus Reading

September 25, 2016

If you think Poldark is a bit… well, dark, have we got a series for you. Beginning Sunday, Oct. 16, Masterpiece airs six episodes of The Durrells in Corfu, based on a warm, funny trilogy of memoirs that has captivated generations of readers. Before the series begins, you’ve got plenty of time to immerse yourself…

2015 Holiday Program Schedule

November 4, 2015

As we prepare for the first snowflakes to fall, we wanted to share the special holiday-themed programs coming up on Wisconsin Public Television. From Thanksgiving, through New Year’s Day, look to WPT for classic favorites and fresh new holiday treats. Here is a complete list of every holiday program on Wisconsin Public Television. Tuesday, Nov….

Make PBS KIDS Holiday Programming Your "Special Thing"

December 18, 2014

One of my earliest memories is sitting on my grandma’s lap watching holiday shows together. It was something we did for many years – long after the time when sitting on my grandma’s lap was cool – but it was our special thing. And as one of 20 grandkids, I cherished those special things whenever…

Remember When? Sesame Street and A Muppet Family Christmas

December 18, 2014

There are a lot of classic TV Christmas specials. But as a Muppets fan who grew up in the 1980s, there was no television event that better defined most of my childhood than 1987’s A Muppet Family Christmas. In the course of just one hour, all of my favorite Muppets converged on Fozzie Bear’s mother’s…

2014 Holiday Program Schedule

November 19, 2014

Frost on the windows and snow in the fields can only mean it’s time for another festive winter in Wisconsin. We’ve taken note and have stuffed our broadcast schedule with several festive shows for you to enjoy. From Thanksgiving, through New Year’s Day, look to Wisconsin Public Television for many of your favorite holiday programs….