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New Undersea Series from Jim Henson Now Part of Kid’s Lineup on NPT

Published on November 29, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The latest addition to NPT’s children’s programming lineup is Splash and Bubbles, a new series from The Jim Henson Company, producers of Dinosaur Train and Sid the Science Kid. This new series airs 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. Saturday and Sunday on NPT. Splash and Bubbles was designed by […]

NPT’s Children’s Programming Includes Many Favorites

Published on April 27, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Got little viewers at home? NPT’s children’s programming includes Bob the Builder, Ready Jet Go!, Peg + Cat, Wild Kratts (celebrating its 100th episode this spring) and other favorites. Throughout the year we air shows that are educational and entertaining with PBS Kids theme weeks highlighting holidays, seasonal activities and rites of passage to help […]

New NPT Children`s Schedule

Published on June 5, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

To better serve your children’s programming needs, we occasionally make some shifts in the PBS Kids schedule. This latest change, effective June 2, 2014,  stacks some of the most popular shows, so kids can get twice as much Sesame Street, Wild Kratts, Curious George and Arthur. Enjoy! 6:00 a.m. Wild Kratts 6:30 Wild Kratts 7:00 […]

What We`re Reading This Summer

Published on July 17, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

Even though we run a television station, we’re big on books and reading at Nashville Public Television, whether it’s doing it ourselves or encouraging other people to do it. Nearly all our kids programs are about reading in some way, whether it’s Super Why!, Word Girl, Sesame Street or Martha Speaks. We’ve been talking about […]

The Electric Company to the Literacy Rescue

Published on August 15, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Here’s a sobering statistic. It’s 2008 and more than half of 6-9-year-olds in America can’t read at grade level. A national crisis, no doubt. Public broadcasting, because it’s freely available to most if not all Americans, is often uniquely positioned to deliver the educational resources needed to address a crisis. Over the past few years, […]