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Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks is Maine's only weekly statewide public affairs TV program. Jennifer's 14 years as a Maine journalist adds a wealth of experience to an already potent Friday night public affairs lineup.

 

 

 

Making Our Way: Autism - Featuring Temple Grandin

Making Our Way: Autism - Featuring Temple Grandin Through the telling of personal stories like Dr. Temple Grandin's, an accomplished animal scientist and one of the most well-known adults with autism in the world, "Making Our Way" highlights the families who are coping with, and adjusting to the realities of Autism. Also included in this film is story of the Jackson Laboratory researcher who’s working towards a cure.

 

Conversations with Maine is a brand new, MPBN original series hosted by Frank Ferrel. He takes us on location to meet with some of Maine's most interesting people; those with unique insights on the state's economy, culture and environment.

 

 

Fresh to Flavorful logo

Fresh to Flavorful is a food-magazine show exploring New England’s food stories. Viewers join host Cynthia Finnemore Simonds in discovering the faces behind the scenes and following the craft in artisanal traditions. Fresh to Flavorful features dedicated farmers, talented chefs, outstanding restaurants as well as culinary history and fun techniques. Fresh ingredients, Flavorful combinations - that’s what they’re all about.

 

Maine Experience is targeted to everyone who loves Maine. Each episode will feature five segments on various aspects of Maine life – a person, a place, a historical event or even a cultural phenomenon – that makes Maine such a unique place, one that captures the hearts of residents and visitors alike.

 

Incredible Maine airs Saturdays at 10:30 am that goes behind the scenes of some of Maine’s most incredible places and inside the heads of some of its most incredible people.  Part magazine format, part documentary and part music TV, the show takes viewers on an adventure of Maine’s unique character and is hosted by LC Van Savage.

 

 

 

Made in Maine is an Emmy award-winning series that travels the state to explore a fascinating array of Maine businesses, people and products.

 

 

 

 

Hometown Economies has over the past 2 seasons highlighted 11 cities and towns in Maine as they strive to reinvent their economic bases for the 21st century and learn to compete in a rapidly evolving global economy.

 

 

 

Financial Aid for College is for parents and students facing the challenge of funding higher education. A look at the various funding options available, anecdotes from people who have been there, and advice on filling out financial aid forms are all part of this program.

 

 

Starting a Business in Maine is for those who have dreamed of starting a business and are charged with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you missed this series, watch it online.

 

 

The Maine Art Museum Trail series reveals the notable collections at the Bates College Museum of Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Colby College Museum of Art, Farnsworth Art Museum, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Portland Museum of Art, and the University of Maine Museum of Art.

 

 

 

HOME: The Story of Maine is the only comprehensive television program about our state's history. Since the award-winning program first aired in 1999, hundreds of children have used HOME education resources.

 

 

 

QUEST: Investigating our World is an award-winning series about science and nature focusing on northern New England.

 

 

 

A Good Read with Maine's famed novelist, Stephen King, is featured in an interview clip.

 

 

 

What’s for Suppah? celebrates how Maine rural traditions have played an important role in the way meals are prepared, served and presented. Tim Sample and Cheryl Wixson travel the state and serve up Maine recipes.

 

Founded by the University of Maine System and Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Colleges.

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