Posted:  October 2, 2017
Join Friends of Iowa Public Television as we head to explore Italy's Tuscan & Umbrian Countryside , September 22 - October 2, 2018. Revel in the magic of Italy on this 11-day "hub and spoke" tour that explores the cities of Rome, Orvieto, Spoleto, Assisi, Florence, Siena and San Gimignano. After arriving in Rome we'll travel through the Tuscan and Umbrian countryside, exploring medieval hill towns and visiting the birthplace of St. Francis, Assisi. Visits to some of Umbria's treasured wineries as well as a cooking class in a 16th-century farmhouse really allow you to see the heart of the...
Posted:  September 21, 2017
Expanding access to the #1 children's educational media brand on TV and digital platforms
Posted:  September 21, 2017
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Posted:  September 12, 2017
"Billy Budd" transforms a British man-o-war into a world where there’s no escape from the clash of virtues and the cost of error.
Posted:  September 8, 2017
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter recently announced the 2017 nominees and Iowa Public Television received 10 nominations. Arts/Entertainment—Single Story Greetings From Iowa: The Bobblehead Guy Arts/Entertainment—Program Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Manon Children/Teen IPTV KIDS Clubhouse: Construction Episode Sports—Program Story (Outside of News) Pocahontas Indians & Ellie Ruffridge—2017 Girls Basketball Documentary—Cultural The Eagles of Decorah Magazine Greetings From Iowa—Season 1 Lifestyle—Program/Special/Series Iowa Ingredient:...
Posted:  August 28, 2017
Mary Kramer, Chair, Iowa Public Radio Board David Stark, Chair, Iowa Public Television Foundation Board Gary Steinke, President, Iowa Public Broadcasting Board It is our great honor to lead our respective Boards of Directors in providing public television and radio services that enrich Iowa’s civic and cultural life and provide education opportunities for our children. During these complex times, our fellow Board members are focused on ensuring the strength of public broadcasting now and into the future. Almost everywhere you turn today, there are signs of division and disagreement across our...
Posted:  August 22, 2017
Former Iowa Press host Dean Borg will be inducted into the 2017 Gold Circle Honor Society by the National Academy of Television Arts and Science (NATAS) at the Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Gala on October 7 in Bloomington, MN. The Gold Circle is a society of honor; it is recognition of eligible individuals who have made a significant contribution to television well above and beyond that required by their job. Recipients answer to the highest standards of integrity and honor in all aspects of their personal and professional lives. Borg graduated from Iowa State University as the “Outstanding...
Posted:  August 18, 2017
Collaborative TV series premiered earlier this year to high praise from filmmakers and fans
Posted:  July 27, 2017
Iowa Public Television has brought Iowa State Fair highlights statewide for 47 years and will once again broadcast extensive coverage of the Iowa State Fair, nightly at 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., August 14-19. These hour-long programs are among the network’s most-watched of the year. Bill Riley will return as host of this year’s coverage, which is full of feature contest results, unique stories, food, animals, music and more. Coverage begins with a live broadcast of the 2017 Iowa State Fair Parade on Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m. IPTV will also broadcast coverage of the finals of the State...
Posted:  July 21, 2017
Tune in Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m. for LIVE Coverage