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Wisconsin Life

Ecological Endeavors

Angela Fitzgerald visits the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center in La Crosse.

WPT Documentaries

Hip-Hop U: The First Wave Scholars

A film exploring the innovative work of students in the UW-Madison First Wave program.

Around the Farm Table

Earth Day: Wisconsin

Inga commemorates Earth Day with sustainable farming and restoration prairies.

The Great American Read

What We Do For Love

We explore books that show what we do for love, in all its many forms.

American Experience

The Circus, Part 1

Explore the early days of this popular, influential and distinctly American entertainment.

Hot Mess

What Indigenous Communities Teach Us About Climate Change

Knowledge from indigenous cultures could help us understand how the climate is changing.


POV Shorts: Into My Life

Cassandra edits and examines the Super-8 films her mother shot of 1960s-80s Brooklyn.


Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Eau Claire

The story of a city both shaped and empowered by the convergence of two rivers.

Here and Now

Kavanaugh Nomination Moves Forward

Former Wis. Supreme Court Justice Janine Geske weighs in on the Kavanaugh nomination.


No Passport Required


Chef Marcus Samuelsson explores the cuisine and culture of the city’s Haitian community.

Wisconsin Foodie

Pete's Hamburgers | Potosi Brewery

Head to western Wisconsin for a mouthwatering burgers-and-beer tour.

A Chef's Life

Liver Lover

Vivian visits one of her favorite farmers and a restaurant known for its fried livers.

Baking With Julia

Bagels with Lauren Groveman

Chef Lauren Groveman shows how to make soft, chewy bagels at home.

Around the Farm Table

Garlic: The Stinking Rose

Inga prepares a fall harvest meal for farmer friends who helped plant garlic.

The Great British Baking Show

Season 5: Patisserie

There are only four bakers left vying for a place in the much sought after final.

Wisconsin Life


Monica looks to bring some southern influence to Wisconsin taste buds.


First Nation Stories

Tribal Histories

Bad River Ojibwe History

Tribal elders share the oral tradition of the Bad River Ojibwe.

America By The Numbers

Native American Boomtown

By the numbers, the largest oil play in the lower 48 states

PBS Online Film Festival

A Redemption Story

The story of Leo Yankton (Oglala Lakota) and how he finds ways to have a positive impact.

University Place

Indian Mounds of Wisconsin

Robert Birmingham provides an overview of the effigy mounds created by American Indians.

Tribal Histories

St. Croix Ojibwe History

Mitchell La Sarge and Wanda McFaggen tell stories of St. Croix Ojibwe history.

Wisconsin Life


Dan Cornelius shows us a Native American tool he uses in his fields.

Wisconsin Life

Mobile Farmers Market

Dan Cornelius travels Wisconsin in his Mobile Farmers Market selling Native American-produ



Season 5: Colours

A photoshoot on an army base turns sinister when a model is found dead.

Inspector Lewis

Season 8: One for Sorrow

Learn if there’s a connection between a body discovered in a well and a murdered artist.

The Tunnel

Season 3: Episode 3

Another message from the Pied Piper leads Karl and Elise to a horrifying discovery.


Season 2: Episode 1

A waterlogged suitcase holds the remains of David Walker, 25 years after he disappeared.


Season 3: Episode 1

The rivalry between George and Ross picks up where it left off.


Season 3: Episode 1

When a man is found dead with wedding rings lodged in his mouth, Geordie is horrified.

Man In An Orange Shirt

Man In An Orange Shirt

Two love stories, 60 years apart, chart the changes and challenges of gay life in England.

Sewing With Nancy

Change Up Patchwork - Part 3

Learn the basics of a 9-patch block; then change fabric sizes to show artistic options.

The Wisconsin Gardener

Hummingbird Gardens

Learn how to attract hummingbirds with the right food, water and nesting sites.

Antiques Roadshow

Green Bay, Hour 1

A 1967 Packers 'Ice Bowl' sign, a 1636 Rembrandt etching, and an 1849-1850 Gold Rush diary

This Old House

Singular Single House | The Charleston Houses 2018

Installing the iron gate. Renovated home and garden. Elliotborough update. Piazza party.

Antiques Roadshow

Vintage Chicago

Learn which Windy City appraisals have soared and which have sunk since 2003.

Ask This Old House

Ask TOH | Spitting Faucet, Painting 101

Richard repairs a water system with air in it; Mauro teaches how to paint a room.


Kingdoms of the Sky


Explore the wildlife and people of the Rockies, from wolverines to wingsuit flyers.

University Place

The UW-Madison Arboretum

Brad Herrick shares the history and restoration priorities of the UW-Madison Arboretum.

It's Okay to Be Smart

Why Do We Itch?

Why does it feel better when you scratch an itch and what is itching for?


Why Everybody Should Read Harry Potter

We break down the psychological benefits of literature and Harry Potter.


Where Did Viruses Come From?

Where did viruses come from and how did they evolve? Are viruses alive?

Earth's Natural Wonders

Surviving the Extreme

Earth’s natural wonders are among the most extreme places to live on the planet.

Hot Mess

Who Should Pay To Fix Climate Change?

The majority of greenhouse gas emissions are now coming from large developing countries.

30-Minute Music Hour

Anna Wang

Electronic artist Anna Wang writes rock-synth music which showcases her powerful vocals.

It's Lit!

Why Sci Fi is a Mirror on Society

The origin story of science fiction is shaped throughout several centuries.

The Art Assignment

Remake The Met

The Met Museum is a treasure trove of art, but is there a better way to organize it?

Director's Cut

Wendy Schneider & Butch Vig, 'The Smart Studios Story'

Wendy Schneider, Butch Vig - The Smart Studios Story

Austin City Limits

Sleater-Kinney / Heartless Bastards

Relish the best in smart indie rock with Sleater-Kinney and Heartless Bastards.

Breaking Big

Trevor Noah

Learn how Noah used painful life stories to create a unique voice on the comedy circuit.

Wisconsin Life

Mother Bear

New mom Carol Dunbar encounters a mother bear and cubs in this animated story.