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Blast to the past: Get an inside look at some Milwaukee-made children’s shows

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MILWAUKEE -- We know Gino is our Hollywood insider -- but did you know he's also a bit of a local historian? On Tuesday night, March 10 Gino is moderating an event at the Milwaukee County Historical Society about Milwaukee's children's tv programs.

Bring back childhood memories with a special panel discussion about Milwaukee`s children`s television programs.

Gino Salomone will host several special guests, including:

  • Cici Koschnick - Puppeteer from 'Punky and His Pals'
  • Joan Christopherson Schmidt - Miss Chris from 'Children`s Fair'
  • Timothy Hancock - Friend of the late Wayne Gratton, the puppeteer from 'Children`s Fair' and who preserved Wayne`s puppets
  • James Ebner - Science Teacher on Channel 10
  • Darlyne Berg Haertlein - 'Host of You and I'
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