Dashing Through the Snow? Five Holiday Favorites to Watch on the Go!

December 22, 2016

For those of us with loved ones in various area codes, holiday travel is an inevitable part of the holiday experience. If you have some time to relax on your journey – or are simply looking for something to keep the children entertained on the road – WPT’s online video library has you covered! Here are…

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…

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….

Celebrate With the "Vicious" Holiday Special

December 25, 2014

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, nothing feels better than spending a relaxing night in front of the television as we prepare for a new year. If you’d like to continue the holiday celebration from more of a spectator’s perspective, tune in to the Vicious Holiday Special, tonight at 8:30 on Wisconsin Public…

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….

Make Fall Sweeter

September 19, 2014

It feels like fall arrived a little early this year. This week’s cooler temperatures and crisper air reminded me that fall is officially just around the corner. For many, the season is an occasion to bring out boots, scarves and of course, pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice seems to divide the masses. Whether you’re for it…