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‘Mercy Street’ Civil War Drama and State Museum Curator’s Blog Return

Published on January 20, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Mercy Street, PBS’ original Civil War drama in more than a decade, returns for a second season Sunday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. Again this year we’ve invited Tennessee State Museum curator Rob DeHart to write a weekly blog post that will draw on the museum’s collection to localize the story to the Middle Tennessee […]

‘Victoria on Masterpiece’ Begins Jan. 15; How to Binge-Watch

Published on January 14, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

The much-anticipated Victoria on Masterpiece begins Sunday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m., on NPT. While the Victorian era has been a go-to time period for Masterpiece and PBS for decades, this is a new look at the storied reign of the legendary monarch. Prefer to binge-watch? Following the Jan. 15 premiere, the entire season of […]

Win Tickets from NPT to See ‘Sherlock’ in Nashville

Published on January 5, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is offering viewers the chance to see The Final Problem, the Sherlock on Masterpiece Season Four finale, on the big screen. The feature-length episode will be shown at three Nashville movie theaters – the Regal Green Hills Stadium 16, the Regal Hollywood Stadium 27 (100 Oaks) and the Regal Opry Mills Stadium 20 – […]

‘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 […]

Enjoy Victorian Holiday Celebrations in Advance of Victoria on Masterpiece

Published on December 3, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Victoria on Masterpiece premieres with a two-hour special, Sunday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m. This new series follows the feisty teen queen’s reign after she ascended the British throne in 1837 and features finely appointed interiors, lavish costumes and extravagant ballroom scenes as it provides a look at the woman who gave her name to […]

NPT Hosts Free ‘Poldark’ Preview Screening Sept. 15 at the Frist Center

Published on August 26, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Poldark on Masterpiece returns this fall for a second season, but first, join NPT for a free advance screening from Season 2 on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts auditorium. The event is free; but RSVPs are requested at bit.ly/RossPoldarkNPT ($3 parking will be available with validation). NPT will screen […]

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 Seasons of Grantchester, Mr. Selfridge and Call the Midwife for Spring

Published on March 25, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Many of you have told us you feel a certain void in your Sunday nights now that Downton Abbey on Masterpiece has concluded. Don’t despair, with spring comes rebirth, renewal and the return of three of your favorite dramas: Grantchester and Mr. Selfridge (March 27) and Call the Midwife (April 3). Grantchester is back for […]

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 […]

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, […]