Next Time on NATURE: “Superfish”

August 27, 2010

On a two-year adventure, marine biologist and award-winning filmmaker Rick Rosenthal set out to capture on film the biggest, fastest, most dangerous gamefish in the sea — the ancient creatures known as billfish.  Watch this fascinating story SUPERFISH – Sunday August 29th at 8PM on WVPT.


WVPT Video On Demand

August 26, 2010

ICYMI (In case you missed it) – You can watch the August 25th FRONTLINE: “Law & Disorder” in its entirety on The WVPT PBS Video On Demand Player.  Be advised of some graphic (but compelling) content in this documentary. . .   

As always WVPT is Your Source for PBS and More!

The Tenth Inning – Coming In September to WVPT

August 25, 2010

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick announce “The Tenth Inning” lineup. Coming September 28th and 29th to WVPT.

On the next FRONTLINE: “Law & Disorder”

August 24, 2010

With the upcoming 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, WVPT brings a special FRONTLINE.  An investigation by “Frontline,” ProPublica and the Times-Picayune (New Orleans) into allegations that New Orleans police officers used inappropriate deadly force against New Orleans citizens during the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  Wednesday night August 25th at 9PM on WVPT and WVPT-HD.  Click here for more information and to view a preview.

WVPT Night at The Wayside Theatre

August 24, 2010

Do you like a good mystery? Add in Mark Twain humor and great Bluegrass music and you have the ingredients for a special night of great live theater! Join us for WVPT Night at the Wayside Theatre in Middletown, VA for “Mark Twain’s: A Murder, A Mystery and a Marriage” – Friday night October 29th. You can reserve your seats (a pair for only $25) and support WVPT   Let’s fill the theater with WVPT donors!


The WVPT AUCTION Is Returning!

June 12, 2010

WVPT is bringing back auction!  The NEW WVPT AUCTION will include on-line and on-air bidding and still preserve the great fun of auction from “the old days”.  Keep watching the blog, WVPT on FaceBook and Twitter and on-air for details.

If you have an interest in participating: By donating an item(s) OR volunteering to help (there are many ways) – contact us at or

Masterpiece Classic: “The Diary of Anne Frank”

April 11, 2010

The most accurate adaptation of Anne Frank’s account of hiding from the Nazis stars newcomer Ellie Kendrick as the maturing teenager undergoing an extraordinary ordeal.  As many of you know the story – Anne Frank receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday in June 1942. The following month she and her family go into hiding in the secret annex behind her father’s business in Amsterdam to escape the Nazi roundup of Jews. An unusually perceptive writer, Anne records events in the annex over the course of the next two years.  The Diary of Anne Frank airs on Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2010.  Tune in to WVPT, Sunday April 11th beginning at 9pm for this 2-hour special.