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…

Where no man has gone before

February 14, 2011

Watch Pioneers of Television: Science Fiction at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15 on Wisconsin Public Television. It seems like television can take us anywhere. And, there is one genre of creative television that propels viewers into the stratosphere and the far reaches of our minds — science fiction. With this episode of Pioneers of Primetime,…