Tag: Wisconsin Public Television

‘Teen Connection’ topic: prescription drug abuse among Wisconsin youth

The next Teen Connection will shed light on the prevalence of prescription drug abuse among teens in Wisconsin. The Teen Connection “Teens and Prescription Drugs” airs statewide at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. The program is a production of Educational Television Productions of Northeast Wisconsin and Wisconsin Public Television, originating from the ETP-NEW studios in […]

‘Wisconsin from the Air’ screening is Tuesday night

The Green Bay Film Society is teaming up with Wisconsin Public Television and the Neville Public Museum for a special advanced screening of “Wisconsin from the Air,” an hour-long documentary showcasing the spectacular landscape of Wisconsin as filmed from the air, at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 18). The film premieres Dec. 1 on WPT, but the […]

Next ‘Teen Connection’ to look at sexual assault prevention in Wisconsin

The next “Teen Connection” will examine efforts to protect Wisconsin youth from sexual assault and will provide resources for survivors of these acts of violence. Teen Connection “Sexual Assault” airs statewide at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, on Wisconsin Public Television. Teen Connection is a production of Educational Television Productions of Northeast Wisconsin (ETP-NEW) and […]

Bullying the topic for latest ETP-NEW program on public TV

A new documentary, produced by Educational Television Productions of Northeast Wisconsin (ETP-NEW, located on the UW-Green Bay campus) profiles three different students with three different problems and one common problem, bullying. “We are thankful for the three families that shared their personal stories with us, so others can learn from their painful experiences,” said Eileen […]

Tuesday’s  ‘Teen Connection’ addresses sex trafficking in Wisconsin

The next Teen Connection will explore the growing concern over sex trafficking and will look at efforts to eliminate the devastating human rights crime in Wisconsin. Teen Connection “Sex Trafficking” airs statewide at 7 p.m. Tuesday (June 10) on Wisconsin Public Television. On the live, call-in program, Wisconsin sex trafficking survivors will share stories about […]

Heroin reminder

Reminder: The next Teen Connection public-affairs program takes an in-depth look at the reemergence of heroin and the havoc it is wreaking across Wisconsin on young users. Teen Connection “Heroin” airs statewide at 7 o’clock tonight (Tuesday, March 18) on Wisconsin Public Television. It’s produced on campus at the ETP-NEW studios. See our original post.

Heroin is next up for ‘Teen Connection’

The next Teen Connection public-affairs program takes an in-depth look at the reemergence of heroin in big cities and small communities across Wisconsin, and the havoc it is wreaking on young users. Teen Connection “Heroin” airs statewide at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and on MPTV in Milwaukee. State Rep. […]

Pops! profile: Blog dissects hard work of making concert TV look easy

A new Wisconsin Public Television blog post offers a cool behind-the-scenes look at how the WPT crew works its magic in making music TV — in this case, recording last weekend’s Green Bay Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops! concerts at the Weidner Center. As we told you here yesterday, the show will air at 7 p.m. […]

Bullying is next topic for Teen Connection

How safe are students in Wisconsin’s classrooms? The next “Teen Connection” will examine the prevalence of bullying in Wisconsin schools, as well as spotlight several school districts with initiatives to end bullying and foster a safe learning environment. The program “School Safety” will air on public television stations statewide at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, […]

Airdate set for prodigy’s PBS special, taped here

The airdate is set for Ethan Bortnick’s PBS special, taped before a lively crowd of 1,300 this summer at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. “Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music” will debut on Wisconsin Pubic Television at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 (also commencement day, for those keeping track). As […]