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Enjoy Earlier Prime Time & ‘Vintage Tennessee Crossroads’ on NPT, NPT2

Published on September 6, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

If you’re a regular NPT viewer, you may have already noticed a few tweaks to our regular lineups. First, prime time now starts at 5 p.m. weekdays on NPT. Tune in for episodes of Antiques Roadshow, The Great British Baking Show, Nature, This Old House and other shows from our prime-time schedule. We’re also scheduling […]

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

Published on August 1, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

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 […]

NPT wins 2017 Midsouth Emmy Award; Producer Simington Honored

Published on January 23, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television’s A Word on Words received an award in the Interstitial category at the 31st Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards on January 21, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. Statuettes went to producer Linda Wei; photographer Will Pedigo; editor Matthew Emigh; hosts J.T. Ellison and Mary Laura Philpott; and executive producer […]

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 […]

NPT announces the death of longtime ‘Crossroads’ producer Ken Simington

Published on August 31, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is sad to announce the death of Ken Simington, a longtime NPT staff member and executive producer of Tennessee Crossroads. Simington died at his home last night after a fall and is survived by his wife Janice, two sons and grandchildren. Simington’s broadcast career began at small radio stations in the northeast part of […]

Revisit Tennessee Crossroads on our YouTube Channel

Published on July 14, 2010 By Erin McInnis

As part of the Tennessee Crossroads team, I am often responsible for answering a variety of questions about our show. For the most part these questions can be divided into two categories: questions relating to how one might go about watching, or rewatching, a particular Crossroads episode or segment, or requests for travel or entertainment […]

JOE ELMORE CREATES A SOUNDTRACK FOR "GEARHEADS."

Published on December 5, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

Joe Elmore, all-around good guy and host of NPT’s popular long-running magazine show Tennessee Crossroads, can now add “recording artist” to his list of titles. Ken Beck profiled Joe and his new release Gearheads (Volume One) this week in the Tennessean. The CD is collection of classic songs and original compositions about cars — driving […]