Season 8

Join Emmy Award-Winning Actor John McGivern as he explores living, working and playing in Wisconsin's unique communities. This season, John visits Ripon, Jefferson, Sparta, New Glarus, Delafield, Oak Creek, Minocqua, Door County, Portage, and Eau Claire. And John celebrates 100 episodes!

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Eau Claire

Eau Claire really IS the definition of renaissance.

Eau Claire

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Portage

Portage is the kind of place whose people light it up from the inside out.

Portage

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Door County's Quiet Side

Not even one person we met was quiet about how much they love this part of Door County!

Door County's Quiet Side

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

100th Episode

What a joy to look back at some unforgettable experiences from our first 100 episodes!

100th Episode

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Around Madison

Wisconsin's capital can’t be covered in one episode--consider that oversight rectified!

Around Madison

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Minocqua

There is no finer north woods playground than Minocqua.

Minocqua

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Oak Creek

To us, Oak Creek will always be known as the most familiar unfamiliar place we’ve loved!

Oak Creek

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Delafield

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

New Glarus

New Glarus is the “Swissiest” and one of the friendliest places we’ve ever been!

New Glarus

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Sparta

Sparta is more than the bicycling capital of America--there's tons of things to do here!

Sparta

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Jefferson

Jefferson is all about Gemuetlichkeit--John can't pronounce it, but he sure could feel it!

Jefferson

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Ripon

Ripon is John's kind of town - active, friendly and the main street isn't a highway! Yay!

Ripon

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

Haymarket District in Milwaukee

Season 8 starts in Milwaukee's up and coming, old neighborhood: the Haymarket District.

Haymarket District in Milwaukee

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