Friday, November 30, 2007

Moving Picture Power Hour!

Tune in to producer Yamina Stiet's brightly colored half-hour Moving Picture Power Hour on WYOU. Cutting edge, glamorous, edgy...these are just a few of the adjectives used to describe this original collaborative animation and indie film effort.

Starting in January, airs at 11:00 pm on Tuesday nights.

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Hindu Cultural Hour every Sunday Night

Tune into channel 4 every Sunday night at 8:30pm to see the Hindu Cultural Hour on WYOU. Magnificent dance, music, song, and film performances celebrate this ancient tradition with both local and international talents. Presented by the American Hindu Association and produced by two-time Youie Award winner Bahee Sathasivam. Catch a repeat performance Monday mornings at 9:00am.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Wednesday, November 21, 2007


Supporting youth programing is a very important aspect of our mission. Over the last several years, the station has seen a growth in the number of students that are taking advantage of the television opportunities offered here at WYOU. From grade schoolers to college grads, from short films to live shows, the sheer numbers of students and programming that have come through our studios is a testament to the service that cable access offers the community.

See a sampling of this Youth TV every Wednesday at 3:30 pm right here on cable channel 4.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Sonia Nazario speaks to Madison Civics Club

Award-winning journalist and author of the best-selling book, Enrique's Journey, Sonia Nazario speaks to the Madison Civics Club about "the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States."

Ms. Nazario was in town on October 6th, and volunteers with WYOU cameras were there to record exclusive footage of the event. Program produced by WYOU Executive Director, Charles Uphoff.

Catch her talk at 8:00pm every Tuesday of this month.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Lose Yourself in a WYOU Conundrum

What happens when modern dance footage is infused with effected video ranging from birds to bulldozers? Conundrum answers this an many other questions the schizoid commercial-media refugee might ask.
WYOU's Heidi Johnson and Eric Allin join with others to create the most heavily layered experimental art video found anywhere on the Cable or Satellite Television landscape. Watch, and find yourself bathed in a creative sanctuary of associative imagery - no ploys, plots, or pomp. Be amazed and entertained by this video Rorschach/Acid test.
Conundrum is mixed LIVE! at 12:30AM every Friday Morning

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Tuesday is Jesse Walker Country Music Night

Longtime WYOU producer and country music performer Jesse Walker brings his special brand of entertainment to the television screen every Tuesday night at 7:00pm. Jesse has been singing and playing guitar for more than 40 years and has won numerous awards including the Best Country Album of 2005 from the Madison Area Music Awards.

Monday, November 12, 2007

WYOU in Español

WYOU has not uno, but dos LIVE all-Spanish language shows that spice up weekend viewing for the Madison area! Live music, news, and local commentary bring each of the two programs to life.

Madison en Vivo! airs each Friday night from 7-9 pm.
el Barrio airs every Saturday from 6-8pm.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Wisconsin Legislators Doom Cable Access TV

Wisconsin legislators voted yesterday in favor of the controversial and deceptive Video Competition Act. Unless action is taken to change this disastrous move, WYOU and cable access throughout the state of Wisconsin will cease to exist because PEG funding will be no more. Are our leaders bought off by big corporates? You do the math.

Thursday, November 8, 2007

12-year-old Hosts Live Show Every Thursday Afternoon

Taylor Kokinos, a 12-year old computer wiz is the host of Taylor's Tech Tips, a live show that airs every Thursday afternoon at 5:30 pm. Got a Mac problem? Give Taylor a call during the show, (608) 258-8006. Pictured: Taylor and his crew... sister Brittney (11), mom Dolores, brother Luke (8). Photo credit: Jason Landerud

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Video Competition Act: update

Read what Mike McCabe says as he blasts the Video Competition Act.

Is the Senate up for Sale? Capital Times editorial questions support for this Act, which if passed as is, would do away with the PEG funding that makes public access TV possible.

Friday, November 2, 2007

Kathleen Falk in the WYOU Studio

Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk joined producer Steve Singer in the WYOU studio today for a taping of his show Shrink Rap!: Wisconsin . Steve, a practicing Madison-area psychiatrist, hosts a variety of guests with discussions ranging from the political to the psychological.

Shrink Rap airs on channel 4...Mondays 7:00 pm, Tuesdays at noon, and Fridays 2:00 pm.

Thursday, November 1, 2007

New Programs Airing this Month

Just some of the new shows and programs airing this November on WYOU:

Street Quest; a documentary on the origin of Madison streets; produced and directed by former Splu Urtaf member Benson Gardner; Sunday nights at 10:00 pm, Thursdays 1:30 pm, Fridays 3:30 am.

The Barn Salvateers; a documentary on the salvaging of one 90-year old Dane County barn in order to restore a second; produced by Tarazod Films' Tashai Lovington and WYOU Program Coordinator Robert Lughai; Sunday nights at 11:00 pm, Thursdays 2:30 pm, Fridays 4:30 am.

Roger Bindl: Video Shorts; a compilation of both documentary and narrative short films from the WYOU Chair; Sunday morning at 5:30 am and Sunday afternoon at 3:30 pm, Mondays 11:00 am.

Chad Vader, Episodes 6-8; the saga continues from well known WYOU producers Aaron Yonda and Matt Sloan; airs on Not Docs, Saturday nights at 11:00 pm, Wednesday at midnight, Saturday mornings 5:00 am.

La Fete de la Musique; coverage of the annual summer solstice music celebration in the heart and streets of Paris, from veteran WYOU producer Luciano Matheron; Monday nights at 8:30 pm, Tuseday 6:30 am and 1:30 pm.

Taylor's Tech Tips; let this 12-year old computer wizard teach you a thing or two about new technology; Airs LIVE Thursdays at 5:30 pm with a repeat on Friday at 11:30 am.

Madison Civics Club: Sonia Nazario; coverage of speaker Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique's Journey, produced by WYOU Executive Director, Charles Uphoff; Tuesday 8:00 pm, Wednesday 12:30 am and 10:30 am.