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NPT3 PBS Kids channel receives underwriting from The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial

Published on November 7, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television welcomes The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial as a major underwriter of NPT3 PBS Kids, NPT’s 24/7 children’s channel dedicated to quality educational programming from PBS Kids. NPT3 PBS Kids is available to all children and caregivers on a platform and at a time that works for them, including prime time, weekends […]

NPT’s 2018 Royal Wedding Coverage Starts May 14; Wedding Ceremony on NPT2

Published on May 12, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is airing a full week of programming leading to the May 19, 2018, wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. In addition, we’ll air five hours of live BBC coverage of the event on NPT2, beginning at 3 a.m., with an encore presentation later […]

Nonstop Children’s Programming on NPT3 PBS Kids!

Published on June 27, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nonstop children’s programming is coming to NPT and it’s all free! NPT3 PBS Kids, our third broadcast channel, will launch Friday, June 30, 2017 and will be dedicated to providing quality educational programming from PBS Kids. The channel will be available over-the-air at 8.3 immediately and on Comcast 242 as of July 27, 2017. To […]

Maintenance on NPT’s Broadcast Tower

Published on September 22, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s broadcast tower is currently undergoing structural maintenance. NPT will be unavailable to some viewers during this time. Viewers who watch NPT using an antenna and subscribers to Dish Network, DirecTV and some smaller cable companies will be affected. AT&T Uverse and Comcast subscribers should not be affected. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you […]

Comcast Reception Issues

Published on May 13, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

This week, Comcast Cable appears to have shuffled their channel lineup, which has affected NPT reception for some Comcast customers. Subscribers with a Comcast Digital Box are not affected, but those who plug their cable directly into their HD TV and use the TV’s tuner to receive the signal are reporting that they can no […]

New Comcast Aspect Ratio

Published on March 4, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

If you’re watching NPT on analog cable on a 4:3 aspect ratio set, you may notice that NPT looks slightly different than it did a month ago, when letterboxed images were being cropped by the provider to fit your set. Now you’re getting a slightly cropped, slightly letterboxed version that is a compromise between the […]