NPT3 PBS Kids channel receives underwriting from The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial

Nashville Public Television welcomes The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial as a major underwriter of NPT3 PBS Kids, NPT’s 24/7 children’s channel dedicated to quality educational programming from PBS Kids. NPT3 PBS Kids is available to all children and caregivers on a platform and at a time that works for them, including prime time, weekends and other out-of-school times.

“Nashville Public Television has been an integral part of the Middle Tennessee community for more than 50 years, delivering content and services that parents trust and that move the needle in early learning,” said NPT’s Kevin Crane. “NPT3 PBS Kids launched a year ago and is part of our service to area families, ensuring that our proven educational content is accessible anytime and anywhere to all kids – especially those who need it the most. We’re grateful to The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial for their generous support of this important educational resource.”

Decades of research confirms that PBS KIDS media content helps children acquire early literacy, math and social-emotional skills, critical that enable them to find success in school and life, while also helping parents increase their own engagement in their children’s learning.

NPT3 PBS Kids is available over-the-air at 8.3, on Comcast 242, on Charter Communications 189 (192 for Huntsville-Decatur), and on Google Fiber on 87. The program feed is also available for streaming via online platforms at

NPT3 PBS Kids is part of Nashville Public Television’s commitment to the community in which it provides essential services for kids, parents and teachers. These include NPT’s Emmy-winning original series Children’s Health Crisis and ArtQuest, as well as the station’s ongoing family literacy workshops, and Mobile Learning Lab activities focusing on literary, math and science for children ages 3 to 8.

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