Chris Ayers to appear on "Conversations from St. Norbert College"

Beginning Friday, Nov. 4

From St. Norbert College, October 25, 2011
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Chris Ayers, a St. Norbert College graduate and popular Hollywood character designer and digital artist will be the guest on the Nov. "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by Kevin Quinn. They will discuss Ayers career and how he's battled through cancer.

Ayers is a 1997 graduate of St. Norbert College. Ayers has amassed 28 film credits which include "Men In Black II," "Austin Powers in Goldmember," "The Santa Clause 2," the latest "Star Trek," "Incredible Hulk," and "Fantastic Four."

He has also written two books. His most recent book is "The Daily Zoo-Year 2," the sequel to the popular "The Daily Zoo." Both books were created as a result of his fight AML - a cancer of the blood in 2005. As a cancer survivor, Chris donates a portion of his book sales to cancer-related charities and research.

Ayer's "Conversations from St. Norbert College" appearance will broadcast every Friday in Nov., beginning Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities; Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha; and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski. The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show can also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel (411). It is available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" also airs in Algoma, Clintonville, Columbus, Delavan, Elkhorn, Fitchburg and surrounding areas, Hortonville, Jefferson County, Lake Mills, Marshfield, Milwaukee, New London, Oconomowoc, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay, Waukesha, Waupaca, Whitewater, Wisconsin Rapids and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

PEG (Public, Education and Government) community television stations can download "Conversations from St. Norbert College" for their own stations by going to the PEGMedia website.

For more information or to watch the program online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations.