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…

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…

The Downton Dish: Episode 8

February 22, 2016

Mary finally crossed the line with her sister and may have ended Edith’s relationship with Bertie. Thomas brought us all to tears, and Mary finds support and surprising words of wisdom from the Dowager. Join us for another re-cap and tell us how you feel about Episode 8 of the final season of Downton Abbey….

The Downton Dish: Episode 7

February 15, 2016

This week’s episode was packed with drama: will Mary lose yet another lover to a car crash? Will Mr. Molesley and Mrs. Patmore manage to shift careers in a changing world? Bertie and Lady Edith seem like the perfect couple; let’s hope it continues! Let us know what you think, and join us for another…

Celebrate International Tea Day With Violet Crawley

December 15, 2015

Today is International Tea Day, and what better way to celebrate than with some of Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham’s most witty quips and comebacks? Check out some of my favorites below, and post your own to add to the mix! Downton Abbey: The Final Season premieres 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3 on Wisconsin…

Downton Abbey Cast Secret Revealed – They’re Really From Wisconsin

December 10, 2015

Backstage at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, three Downton Abbey cast members revealed a hilarious secret – they’re not British at all. They actually hail from Wisconsin. In the words of Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville and Allen Leech below, “Go Cheese!” The bit was a follow up to another funny moment on…

Sewing With Nancy Explores the Fashions of Downton Abbey

August 4, 2015

Earlier this summer, Sewing With Nancy hit the road to get an insider’s look at the new Downton Abbey costume exhibit that’s touring America. The exhibit, Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times, is currently on display in Oshkosh at the Paine Art Center and Gardens, but you can get a detailed look at the…

Poldark Rides Again – Watch On-Demand

June 22, 2015

The past two Sundays have seen the first all-new episodes of Poldark on Masterpiece. If summer activities kept you away from the TV and you missed the re-boot of the insanely popular Poldark, we understand. Luckily, you can watch both episodes on your own time online now. Poldark is available on-demand at or on your…