Last night a the Capitol Civic Center, actor and TV personality John McGivern was in town to debut the Manitowoc episode of “Around the Corner with John McGivern” to a mostly full house. The show, which is in its 7th season, sees John and his crew travel to different communities around the state, and tell their story. John told us how the show began.

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While the show  has traveled from Wauwatosa up to Eagle River and many places in between, the show originally was focusing on the communities around Milwaukee.

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John explains how the team selects where they will travel to next.

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The show takes up a half hour block, with commercials, so a lot of footage is left on the cutting room floor.

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John was able to visit several places throughout the city, and has a few memories that he will never forget.

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John told us he loved being here and seeing our wonderful community. In fact…

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The Manitowoc episode of “Around the Corner with John McGivern” will air on Milwaukee PBS tomorrow, and will air on Wisconsin PBS on March 15th. Every episode is also on YouTube as well. Click here to see all the shows that Milwaukee PBS produces.