Main Streets

Main Street is alive and well.

It’s where the heart of the community beats the loudest.

It’s also where you will find six-time Emmy award-winning actor and host of John McGivern’s Main Streets, the popular PBS Wisconsin show returning for its second season.

Enjoyed by a nationwide audience, John’s unique brand of storytelling is expanding across the Upper Midwest. Thirteen communities in MN, IA, IL, MI, IN and WI will be featured. The show is all about connecting with people and places in our communities.

Through lively interviews with local residents and civic leaders, John uncovers the uniqueness and charm of each community he visits.

McGivern along with his new co-host Emmy Fink, and his crew spent three days in De Pere filming and discovering the joys and charm of the city including iconic locations such as the Union Hotel, Seroogy’s, Luna Cafe, St. Norbert College and more.

View the De Pere episode online here.