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Familiar Faces Join ‘Tennessee Crossroads’ Team This Spring

Published on May 4, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Two familiar faces are joining the Tennessee Crossroads team this spring! Danielle Colburn Allen and Janet Ivey each have long associations with Nashville Public Television and will bring their unique qualities to the weekly magazine show. Look for Danielle and Janet on Crossroads Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m.   Memphis native […]

Join Us for NPT’s Big Yellow Bird Bash on Saturday, April 1, 2017

Published on March 15, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Gather your friends, drape yourself in yellow and make plans to attend NPT’s sixth annual Big Yellow Bird Bash on Saturday, April 1, from 7 to 10 p.m. The event takes place at Houston Station in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood and is for fans and supporters of Nashville Public Television, especially those who grew up watching […]

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 […]

Maintenance on NPT’s Broadcast Tower

Published on September 22, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s broadcast tower is currently undergoing structural maintenance. NPT will be unavailable to some viewers during this time. Viewers who watch NPT using an antenna and subscribers to Dish Network, DirecTV and some smaller cable companies will be affected. AT&T Uverse and Comcast subscribers should not be affected. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you […]

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 […]

NPT wins three 2016 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Published on February 29, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television received three awards at the 30th Annual Midsouth Regional Awards on February 27, 2016, at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Aging in Place won in the Documentary/Topical category, with awards going to producer Will Pedigo and editor Matthew Emigh. NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Caregiving won […]

Spend Thanksgiving with NPT

Published on November 21, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Thanksgiving is a time for kicking back and enjoying quality time with family and friends, even if that means finding a few moments between stuffing the turkey and launching the shopping season. Our Thanksgiving week schedule is flavored with programming to augment the holiday mood—you may even learn a thing or two! Tuesday, Nov. 24, […]

NPT Productions Lands Six Midsouth Regional Emmy Nominations

Published on November 20, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

NPT received six nominations in six different categories at the 30th Midsouth Regional Emmy Award announcement party on November 19, 2015, at BMI on Nashville’s Music Row. The following NPT productions and staff received nominations: DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom, Ed Jones, Joe DelMerico, Joey Hodge, LaTonya Turner DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL NPT Reports: Aging […]

‘Tennessee Crossroads’ Turns Lens on 20th Anniversary of ‘Eyes on LaFollette’

Published on September 18, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Two graduates of program return to document its impact; segment coincides with new exhibit at Tennessee State Museum Tennessee Crossroads will focus on Eyes on LaFallotte in an upcoming episode. In the segment, premiering on NPT on Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m. and ETPTV on Saturday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m., NPT videographer Matt Emigh and […]