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NPT is named finalist in five 2018 NETA Award categories

Posted by on November 9, 2018 at 10:38 am

Nashville Public Television has been named a finalist in five categories in the 2018 NETA Awards competition. Two other public television stations, Alabama Public Television and Nebraska Educational Telecommunications, are also named in five categories. The winners will be announced during the National Educational Telecommunications Association annual conference in Salt Lake City in January 2019. […]

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

Posted by on October 22, 2016 at 8:30 am

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, […]

August Membership Campaign Specials

Posted by on August 8, 2015 at 8:00 am

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, […]

Ringing in the New Year with Downton Abbey and NPT!

Posted by on January 8, 2015 at 3:49 pm

What better way to ring in the New Year than with the Crawley family? At Two O’Clock Tea with NPT, we did just that, celebrating together the thrilling start of the fifth season of Downton Abbey drama. We gallivanted about in 1920s-era clothing. We posed at the castle with friends and champagne glasses. We dined […]

Happy New Year from NPT!

Posted by on December 26, 2014 at 3:50 pm

Ring in the New Year with both traditional celebrations and new performances. There’s no better way to reflect on 2014 and welcome 2015 than with these special programs on NPT.  Here are some great ways to celebrate the New Year: Lawrence Welk Show New Year’s Celebration, Saturday December 27 at 7pm, features “This Could Be […]

A Downton Abbey Tea Party Just for You!

Posted by on December 16, 2014 at 4:54 pm

At NPT, we’ve been swimming in Downton Abbey-themed programs and events! Our 1920s soiree was an absolute hit. Nearly everyone was decked out in period attire, which was appropriate for our castle backdrop photo booth! We all clapped and laughed and boo-ed together at the appropriate times during the season 5 premiere (that sneaky Thomas)! […]

Christmas shows on NPT

Posted by on December 8, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Do you enjoy watching great Christmas shows? Sometimes they’re best surrounded by friends and family, other times just you and a cup of hot cider. Either way, we have several opportunities this month for you to get in the holiday spirit, from musical performances to documentaries to Christmas-themed series. Happy holidays from NPT! Celtic Woman: […]

Next Door Neighbors: New Beginnings

Posted by on October 30, 2014 at 11:53 am

NPT Visits Our Next Door Neighbors From Rwanda, Haiti and Burma   NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS: NEW BEGINNINGS, the newest episode of NPT’s Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Friday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. on NPT. For the past eight years, episodes have highlighted Nashville’s Kurdish, Somali, Hispanic, Bhutanese and Sudanese communities (now available for viewing […]

NPT Productions `ArtQuest` and `Looking Over Jordan` Grab 2014 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Posted by on January 27, 2014 at 2:32 pm

NPT Productions, ArtQuest: Art is All Around You and Looking Over Jordan: African Americans and the War, picked up Emmys on Saturday night when the Midsouth Regional Awards were announced at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You won for best Children’s Program, with statuettes going to producer and writer Linda Wei […]

Artist Wayne White Engages and Inspires (Unembarrassingly) at Nash-Up Event

Posted by on November 2, 2012 at 5:34 pm

By Daniel Tidwell NPT Media Update and NPT Arts Break Contributor Artist Wayne White took the stage on Wednesday at the Frist Center picking a banjo and sporting a Davy Crockett ensemble, complete with coon skin cap.  “My Name is Wayne White and I make pictures!” he declared, opening his inspiring, hilarious and profound lecture […]