Tennessee Crossraods

There Goes the Sun: The Aug. 21 Eclipse via Tennessee Crossroads, NOVA & PBS Kids

Posted by on August 1, 2017 at 11:19 am

Cue appropriate celestial soundtrack… On Aug. 21, 2017, millions of people across the country will cast their eyes skyward to observe the total solar eclipse. The lunar shadow will be 73 miles wide and will take a little more than 90 minutes to travel from Oregon to South Carolina, crossing 13 states en route. Nashville […]

‘Tennessee Crossroads’ Turns Lens on 20th Anniversary of ‘Eyes on LaFollette’

Posted by on September 18, 2014 at 12:26 pm

Two graduates of program return to document its impact; segment coincides with new exhibit at Tennessee State Museum Tennessee Crossroads will focus on Eyes on LaFallotte in an upcoming episode. In the segment, premiering on NPT on Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m. and ETPTV on Saturday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m., NPT videographer Matt Emigh and […]

A Look at the Six Months Ahead at NPT

Posted by on January 10, 2011 at 2:12 pm

From new episodes in our Tennessee Civil War 150, NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis and Next Door Neighbors documentary projects, to a third volume of our popular 20th Century in Photographs series, to a public screening and event surrounding the Freedom Riders documentary, 2011 is going to be an amazing year of great programming and events […]

Tennessee Crossroads Gets a Taste of the Sweet Life with Sweet Treats Special

Posted by on December 3, 2010 at 9:24 am

From the NPT Pressroom: Any mention of “sweet treats” brings to mind a wide array of tasty delights. Perhaps you think of your favorite candy, cookie or ice cream, or even something a bit nuttier like candied pecans. With a variety of “sweet” ideas of their own, Tennessee Crossroads sent Joe Elmore, Gretchen Bates, Tressa […]

With a Little Help from Tennessee Crossroads, Bridgestone Honors a WWII Veteran

Posted by on November 4, 2010 at 8:05 am

Bridgestone North American Tire Operations annually marks Veterans Day with a special meal and event to honor both veterans in its workforce and in the community.  One of its special guests this year at its Warren County Plant will be the inspiring World War II veteran and POW Fayne Haynes, who along with his company […]

Tennessee Crossroads Thanksgiving Day Viewer`s Choice Marathon

Posted by on August 30, 2010 at 9:44 am

As I have previously noted in another post, as part of the Tennessee Crossroads team, I am often responsible for answering a variety of questions about our show. I can’t count the number of times I have received emails and phone calls asking when we are going to be re-airing a particular Tennessee Crossroads episode. […]

Tennessee Crossroads Goes Inside Restored Governor`s Mansion

Posted by on May 17, 2010 at 11:59 am

On this week’s Tennessee Crossroads, airing on Thursday, May 20 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 23 at 10:00 a.m., Ken Wilshire visits with First Lady Andrea Conte for a tour of the renovated Governor’s Mansion. Originally built for the William Ridley Wills Family in 1929, the mansion began a major renovation in 2003 under Conte’s […]

Tennessee Crossroads Celebrates Artist Salvatore Palazzolo`s 101st Birthday

Posted by on January 27, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Tennessee Crossroads will profile and celebrate the birthday of Hendersonville artist Salvatore Palazzolo this week and weekend. Palazzolo, who turns 101 on January 31, will be featured on the venerable travel show airing on Thursday, January 28, at 7:00 p.m. and again on the artist’s birthday, Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. on NPT-Channel […]

Beautiful Tennessee: Parks and Preservation Premieres Sun Nov 29

Posted by on November 25, 2009 at 11:02 am

[youtube=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZmgPzEoQSA”] “Want to convince people they absolutely, positively have to move to Tennessee,” writes Jim Ridley in the Nashville Scene. “Find a way to lock their TV in to NPT-Channel 8…” for BEAUTIFUL TENNESSEE: PARKS & PRESERVATION on Sunday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m. Ridley goes on to call the doc “gorgeous” and “filled with […]

Tennessee Crossroads Gets Smokin Tonight

Posted by on June 5, 2008 at 9:23 am
Tennessee Crossroads Host Joe Elmore and videographer Matt Emigh interview diners at Ridgewood Barbecue in Bluff City

Tennessee Crossroads: Smokin’, a new special focusing on barbecue joints and rib shacks throughout the state, premieres tonight at 7:00 p.m. on NPT-Channel 8 as part of our June Membership drive. Ken Beck at the Tennessean says it’s a show “…you’d best watch with a giant paper napkin tucked beneath your chin.” Check out the […]