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NPT Announces Retirement of President & CEO Beth Curley; Promotion of Kevin Crane to CEO

Published on April 5, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville, Tenn. – Today Nashville Public Television’s Board of Directors announced the retirement of NPT’s President & CEO, Beth Curley and promoted Kevin Crane, NPT’s Vice President of Content and Technology to be the next President & CEO effective July 6, 2017. Curley, who has served as NPT’s CEO since 2005, is a national leader […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Marathon Anchors NPT’s 2016 Holiday Programming

Published on December 16, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – if you love Downton Abbey, because we’re showing every episode from all six seasons over Christmas weekend. The marathon starts Friday, Dec. 23, at 8 p.m. and concludes Monday, Dec. 26, 10:30 p.m. We’ll leave Downton briefly to air a new Call the Midwife Holiday Special […]

NPT Earns Four Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations; Simington Honored

Published on November 18, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT received four nominations in four categories at the 31st Midsouth Regional Emmy Award announcement party on November 17, 2016, at BMI on Nashville’s Music Row. The following NPT productions and staff received nominations: DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Beth Curley, Mary Makley ENTERTAINMENT Christmas at Belmont, Ed Jones, Don […]

How do you holiday? Here’s how we do it at NPT

Published on December 5, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Let’s face it: The holiday season unleashes some of the worst of everything, from cheesy renditions of holiday songs to marathons of movies involving curiously high numbers of adults who (SPOILER ALERT) still believe in Santa. But we do things differently here at NPT. We’ve spiked our schedule with enough holiday programming to lift your […]

Christmas at Belmont (Bonus Videos)

Published on December 19, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Christmas at Belmont, the NPT original production of traditional and classical holiday music and carols performed by students of Belmont University’s School of Music at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, premieres locally tonight, Thursday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. on NPT, and nationally tomorrow night, Friday, December 20 at 9:00 p.m. on PBS stations nationwide (including […]

Acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves to Host `Christmas at Belmont (2013)`

Published on November 12, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Hosted by internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and taped at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, nearly 700 student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children’s Choir later this month for the taping of Christmas at Belmont. Produced by Nashville Public Television (NPT), the annual production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music […]

(Media Update) It`s The Holiday Season on NPT: Christmas at Belmont and more

Published on December 12, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

It’s the holiday season, so “whoop dee doo” you say? Not in the spirit yet? We’ve got you covered. Join us on NPT in the next couple of weeks for some great holiday and Christmas specials sure to brighten your spirit and warm your hearts. Monday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m. Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli […]

(Photos and Video) Behind the Scenes at Christmas at Belmont

Published on December 14, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

[youtube=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ptx7–X-En8″] Erin McInnis checks in with this behind-the-scenes look at our 2009 production of Christmas at Belmont. Every two years, the entire production staff here at NPT, as well as many people in other departments, come together to bring you, and the entire country, Christmas at Belmont. After two solid days of decorating, setting up […]

NPT Music Monthly December 2009

Published on November 30, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

We know Nashville is a great music town, and sometimes we want to shout it out to the world — “there’s SOOOO much going on here! More than you even know!” That’s what makes our biannual production of Christmas at Belmont so dear to our hearts. Produced by NPT locally and taped at the Schermerhorn […]

Trisha Yearwood To Host Annual Christmas At Belmont Concert

Published on September 8, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Belmont University has announced that three-time Grammy Award winner and Belmont alumna Trisha Yearwood will serve as host for the 2009 Christmas at Belmont performance at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The program will air on Nashville Public Television and PBS stations nationwide, on December 23 (check local listings). Christmas at Belmont, a production of NPT […]