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Summer Series on NPT Include Mysteries and ‘The Great British Baking Show’

Published on June 23, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Favorite characters and series return for the summer season on NPT, including the much-anticipated Prime Suspect: Tennison on Masterpiece and Grantchester on Masterpiece. In addition to mysteries and Sunday night dramas, there’s mystery and drama on The Great British Baking Show, back for a fourth season.   Prime Suspect: Tennison, the three-part prequel to the […]

‘Call the Midwife,’ ‘Home Fires’ Return Sunday, April 2; VU Nursing Blog on April 3

Published on March 31, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Call the Midwife and Home Fires, two dramas highlighting communities of women, premiere Sunday, April 2, on NPT with compelling and powerful episodes. Babies and battles The sixth season of Call the Midwife begins in 1962 amid numerous societal shifts and a leadership contest between Sister Julienne (Jenny Agutter) and the austere Sister Ursula (Harriet […]

New Masterpiece Dramas Start January 1 with ‘Sherlock’

Published on December 30, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

A fresh trio of Masterpiece dramas premiere in January, starting with Sherlock on Masterpiece on New Year’s Day at 8 p.m., followed in the coming weeks by the new series Victoria, and the second season of Mercy Street. GAME CHANGER Season 4 of Sherlock begins with “The Six Thatchers,” which finds the famously manic and […]

‘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 […]

Summer Dramas on NPT Bring Mystery and Intrigue

Published on June 15, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

    Summer is a great time for getting away from it all, whether through travel, a good book or a good television drama. This summer NPT has four series to keep you engrossed and entertained ‒ and you can watch on air or online.* Saturday, June 18, at 8:30 p.m., it’s time to get […]

New Year brings new seasons of your favorite shows, including Downton Abbey

Published on December 30, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

What better way to kick off a new year than with new seasons of some of your favorite shows on NPT. We’ve got five premieres to help chase away the post-holiday blahs, including the start of Downton Abbey: The Final Season and Mercy Street, PBS’s first original American drama in more than a decade. Sherlock: […]

Extra Reasons to Support NPT this Season

Published on November 27, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Our December Membership Campaign begins this weekend with a slate of music specials and programs celebrating your favorite shows. And we have many great ways to thank you for your support with gifts ranging from Downton Abbey-inspired teas to DVDs and CDs to performance tickets and meet-and-greets. Find more information about these thank-you gifts at […]

August Membership Campaign Specials

Published on August 8, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Our August Membership Campaign is underway, which means it’s time to catch some great shows and – with your generous donation to NPT – receive thank-you gifts ranging from DVDs and CDs to concert tickets. Enjoy this month’s special programming (check our schedule for additional airings) and please support Nashville Public Television. Highlights include: Sunday, […]

Dining ‘Downton Abbey’ Style

Published on February 22, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

A guest blog by Karen Parr-Moody For several seasons now Downton Abbey has enchanted NPT viewers with the sumptuousness of the Edwardian age as experienced by the aristocratic Crawley family. This British period drama, currently set in 1924, is as soap operatic as it is historic. And it gets the historic details correct when it […]

Ringing in the New Year with Downton Abbey and NPT!

Published on January 8, 2015 By Lindsey Snyder

What better way to ring in the New Year than with the Crawley family? At Two O’Clock Tea with NPT, we did just that, celebrating together the thrilling start of the fifth season of Downton Abbey drama. We gallivanted about in 1920s-era clothing. We posed at the castle with friends and champagne glasses. We dined […]