Category Archives: Show Previews

PBS Stars Join In On Colbert Farewell

For last night’s finale of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert invited a couple familiar Sesame Street friends, Ken Burns and Charlie Rose to join him and an all-star group of actors, news reporters, musicians, writers, politicians and more … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: 45 Years of Fun with Science

Wisconsin is full of great traditions. Every time “Jump Around” plays at Randall Stadium, the student section goes crazy. Each August, the ever-popular cream puff brings droves of hungry customers to the Wisconsin State Fair. And every year at Christmas, … Continue reading

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Make PBS KIDS Holiday Programming Your “Special Thing”

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 … Continue reading

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Remember When? Sesame Street and A Muppet Family Christmas

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 … Continue reading

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Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams

When Vel Phillips was a young girl her mother always told her, “If you’re going to dream, don’t dream small dreams, dream BIG dreams.” Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams Premieres statewide February 16, 2015 In February, the story of one … Continue reading

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