Main Street is alive and well.

It’s where the heart of the community beats the loudest.


It’s also where you will find five-time Emmy award-winning actor and host John McGivern. Enjoyed by a nationwide audience, John’s unique brand of storytelling is expanding across the Midwest.

Growing up in the Midwest in an Irish Catholic family, John’s own experiences and memories are relatable and remind us all of our shared Midwest heritage.

Through lively interviews with local residents and civic leaders, John uncovers the uniqueness and charm of each community he visits.

John McGivern
Midwest States Covered in John McGivern's Main Streets

John McGivern’s Main Streets is a destination travel show. Season one will showcase 13 Midwestern communities.

It’s all about connecting with people and places in our communities. Together, we can support these wonder Main Streets and give them the kind of exposure that allows them to grow and prosper in the future.


The show is genuine. His style is personal. And his humor is as heartfelt as it is funny.

South Haven Tribune: Travel show puts the spotlight on South Haven

South Haven Tribune: Travel show puts the spotlight on South Haven

Walker’s passion for helping people, whether as a minister or as the founder and promoter of the popular Bobby Walker Basketball Tournament – now entering its 45th year – will be featured as part a new travel show that focuses on towns throughout the Midwest.