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Milwaukee’s John McGivern wins Emmy Award

John McGivern won a Midwest Emmy Award for “Early Stories of John McGivern,” which was produced and broadcast by Milwaukee Public Television.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented  the award to McGivern in Chicago on Nov. 6.

Filmed on location throughout Milwaukee, “Early Stories” recalls McGivern’s childhood in a large, Irish-Catholic family on Bartlett Avenue. The program aired on MPTV in December 2009 and September 2010 and is now available from MPTV Friends.

From WiG and AP reports