Stories by Lisa Tipton
September 29, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
Fall is here, which means several new seasons of favorite dramas as well as one new to WTTW, a profile of one of the few EGOT-winning performers, a series on veterans, and a new WTTW documentary about improv.
August 31, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
There's a huge amount of worthwhile TV out there nowadays, so it can be hard to choose what to watch. But who better to recommend shows than the person who programs them?
August 2, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
A look at the myth-filled life of Princess Diana in her own words, two documentaries marking the approaching twentieth anniversary of 9/11, a marathon mystery, and a popular musical in concert form.
June 30, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
A new British version of an intriguing Belgian mystery, a documentary featuring both performance and history focusing on Brazil featuring Gloria Estefan, and a show pitting modern families against life on a rural island in the early twentieth century.
June 2, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
A look back on a comedy troupe whose influence has been likened to that of the Beatles on music, some Pride Month programming, a new Masterpiece drama, and more.
May 4, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
A look at the courageous life of a civil rights activist, suffragist, and investigative journalist sits alongside a longstanding PBS tradition, a glazed documentary, and more exciting programs this May.
March 31, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
Spend time with three extraordinary people—Ernest Hemingway, Princess Diana, and Greta Thunberg—plus take a deep dive into the effects of the pandemic across the globe over the past year with Frontline.
February 26, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
A St. Patrick's Day special to fill the hole of the cancelled parade, an investigation into the bias inherent in complex technological codes, a profile of Dr. Fauci, a look at an overlooked civil rights incident, and more.
February 1, 2021 | Lisa Tipton
Celebrate stories of African American resilience, resistance, and culture, with documentaries about Marian Anderson, the Black church, a groundbreaking public television show, and more.
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