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From nationally broadcast series like Painting With Paulson to regional documentaries such as I Am A Person, the slate of award-winning original programs created by Prairie Public’s acclaimed production team reflect the life, culture, and interests of people in the prairie region.

Check here for more about Prairie Public productions currently in our roster of broadcast programs. You can also visit Prairie Public On Demand to see a list of the many local productions available to view online.

Local Productions This Month

  • Prairie Mosaic

    Categories: History and Heritage, Arts

    A patchwork of stories about the people and places that contribute to the arts, culture, and history of our region. Monday, May 30 at 9:00 pm ALL NEW! Meet Amber Fletschock, a collage artist from Osage, MN, tour the “Prohibition” exhibit at the Clay County Historical Center in Moorhead, visit the Charles Lindbergh museum in Little Falls, […]

  • Steamboats On The Red


    Monday May  16 at 9:30 pm CDT Looking at the shallow twists and turns of the Red River, it’s hard to imagine that steam powered paddlewheel boats were once the most important transportation link between St. Paul and Winnipeg. From the first in 1859 to the last that sank in 1909, Red River steamboats hauled thousands […]

  • A Considered View: The Photography of Wayne Gudmundson

    Categories: History and Heritage, Arts

    Monday May 30 at 9:30 pm CDT Wayne Gudmundson’s black and white photographs are admired not only for their beauty, but also for their cultural significance-they capture the grandeur of Gudmundson’s native North Dakota landscape with focus that evokes a meaningful sense of place. Gudmundson is a prolific photographer. He has produced nine books, and […]

  • Uganda: Sustainable Tourism

    Categories: Environment, Business

    Monday May 23 at 9:30 pm Prairie Public Original production “Uganda: Sustainable Tourism” tours the developing tourism industry in Uganda. The television project documents a six-year pilot project by the University of Manitoba’s Natural Resources Institute. Dr. Michael Campbell helped three Ugandan communities in ecologically sensitive areas develop strategies to build their tourism industry while protecting […]

  • The Little Country Theatre: 100 Years at North Dakota State University

    Categories: History and Heritage

    Monday, June 27 at 9:30 pm “Conceived in the mind of its founder, its physical presence began on the second floor of Old Main. But spiritually its influence extends into practically every neighborhood in the state.” This is how North Dakota State University’s Little Country Theatre was described in a publication prepared for its 25th anniversary. […]

  • Richard Bresnahan: The Taste of the Clay


    Friday, May 9 at 9:30 pm Tune in for Prairie Public’s original documentary Richard Bresnahan: The Taste Of The Clay which chronicles Bresnahan’s artistic journey. After spending nearly 4 years in Japan as an apprentice for the Nakazato Family, Richard Bresnahan returned to St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota with a wealth of pottery knowledge and skills. With the blessing […]

  • Prairie Pulse

    Categories: Public Affairs

    Tune in: Fridays at 7:30 pm Encore:  Sundays at 12:30 pm Prairie Pulse is back with a new season featuring host John Harris and the newsmakers of our region. Coming Up April 8 – Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction April 15 – Sara Otte Coleman, North Dakota Tourism Director April 22 – Kevin Iverson, North […]

  • Painting with Paulson

    Categories: Arts, Home and How To

    Saturdays at 3:30 pm Artist Buck Paulson is back with a new series of public television shows that will help you to paint like a pro! Taped in the Prairie Public studio, the 13-part Painting With Paulson features Buck demonstrating his techniques. Join renowned artist and teacher Buck Paulson as he shares painting techniques that will […]

  • A Photographer’s View of Iceland

    Categories: Arts

    Encore broadcast Monday, June 22 at 9:30 pm Travel with Prairie Public to Iceland, where the beautiful landscape and friendly people have inspired countless artists. Prairie Public followed photographer Wayne Gudmundson to this island country in the North Atlantic Ocean to capture the sights and explore its volcanic majesty in A Photographer’s View of Iceland.

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