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NPT’s ‘Dr. Shawn Joseph: One on One’ premieres Sunday, Nov. 13

Published on November 10, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Dr. Shawn Joseph: One on One premieres Sunday, Nov. 13, 6:30-7 p.m. In the program, NPT senior producer LaTonya Turner talks with the Metro Nashville Public Schools Director about the future of the city’s public schools. In addition to Sunday’s premiere, the half-hour program will air on NPT2, our secondary channel, on Friday, Nov. […]

NPT’s ‘Mayor Megan Barry: One-on-One’ Premieres Sunday, Oct. 23

Published on October 22, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Mayor Megan Barry: One-on-One premieres Sunday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m. In the program, NPT senior producer LaTonya Turner talks with Mayor Barry about Nashville’s pressing issues and the mayor’s vision for the city’s future. In addition to Sunday’s premiere, the half-hour program will be shown Thursday, Oct. 27, at 9:30 p.m. On NPT2, […]

How to Watch, Experience ‘Hamilton’s America’

Published on October 21, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Great Performances’ presentation of the Hamilton’s America documentary kicks off the 2016 PBS Fall Arts Festival on Friday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. The documentary combines interviews  with creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, President Obama and others; rehearsal footage and visits to historical sites to tell the story of the making of the award-winning musical. Due to […]

American Masters: Billie Jean King / Obama Address Schedule Change 9/10

Published on September 10, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

President Obama is scheduled to address the nation tonight at 9PM EST/8pm CST, which will very likely disrupt the 90-minute American Masters: Billie Jean King broadcast on NPT that begins at 7pm CST. To accommodate those that wish to see this highly anticipated American Masters documentary in its entirety, we have a few viewing options. […]

Washington Week, Charlie Rose Highlight New NPT2 Public Affairs Block

Published on July 9, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

For those familiar with our secondary channel, NPT2, you know it’s an excellent opportunity to catch encore broadcasts of prime time PBS programming, classic A Word on Words episodes, the TN Channel on the weekends, and great additional programs that we can’t squeeze on to Channel 8.  We’re excited to announce that NPT2 will now […]

Now There`s More to Love (Literally) on NPT2

Published on January 9, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Fans of our second channel, NPT2 (available to viewers  on Comcast Digital Cable channel 241, Charter Digital Cable channel 176, or over-the-air on channel 8.2.), have a little more to love now. It’s “expanding,” shall we say, because programming and interstitials on the channel are now available in full widescreen. No more annoying black bars […]

Documentary Channel to No Longer be Broadcast on NPT2

Published on January 4, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

As of December 31, 2009, the Documentary Channel will no longer be broadcast on NPT2. Beginning Monday, January 4th our late weeknight schedule on NPT2 will consist of TAVIS SMILEY at 10:00 p.m., NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT at 10:30 p.m. and CHARLIE ROSE at 11:00 p.m. We are currently simulcasting our HD channel in place of […]

Just Announced: MBA vs MUS BlueCross Bowl Championship Game will air live on NPT2

Published on December 2, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

MEDIA ADVISORY On Thursday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. CT, the 2009 Division II BlueCross Bowl Class AA Championship Game between Montgomery Bell Academy and Memphis University School at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville will be broadcast live by Nashville Public Television on NPT2 (Comcast Digital Cable channel 241, Charter Digital Cable channel 176 and […]

President Obama Speech on Afghanistan Policy to Air on NPT2

Published on November 30, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

President Obama’s speech on United States policy in Afghanistan, scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. CT will air on NPT2 (Comcast Digital Cable channel 241, Charter Digital Cable channel 176 and over-the-air on channel 8.2]. The NewsHour will provide a short analysis immediately following the speech. We will join Soundstage in progress […]

New Schedule Page Offers a Week of NPT and NPT2 at a Glance

Published on October 2, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

The schedule page on our website at wnpt.org now offers daily and weekly grids for both NPT and NPT2. Now you can check overnight airings of popular primetime broadcasts on NPT, and re-broadcasts of those same programs on NPT during the day on NPT2. In addition to re-broadcasts of NPT programming, NPT2 also gives us […]