MISSOULA – The popular MontanaPBS series “Backroads of Montana” will celebrate its silver anniversary with the special presentation “Why We Love Backroads: Fans Celebrate 25 Years,” airing at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, on MontanaPBS.
The anniversary special was recorded Nov. 17 at the restored Rialto Theatre in Deer Lodge in front of an audience of friends and fans.
People will learn how the television program has made a difference for viewers from around Montana through special anniversary clips.
“We know we’ve touched a lot of lives with our program,” said William Marcus, “Backroads of Montana” host. “We’re hoping viewers and friends of the program will join us to celebrate 25 years of stories.”
An encore presentation is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. MontanaPBS (KUFM-TV in Missoula, KUSM-TV in Bozeman, KUKL-TV in Kalispell, KBGS-TV in Billings, KUGF-TV in Great Falls and KUHM-TV in Helena) is a service of the University of Montana and Montana State University.