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New holiday shows: ‘Tennessee Crossroads,’ ‘Call the Midwife’ & more on NPT

Published on December 14, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Need a little Christmas? We’ve got plenty this month with a sleigh full of holiday episodes, music specials and cooking/entertaining shows. Joe Elmore and the Tennessee Crossroads crew put together a collection of an hour-long Tennessee Crossroads Christmas Special, premiering Thursday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. Tune in for nine holiday-themed stories including Chad’s Winter […]

NPT is named finalist in five 2018 NETA Award categories

Published on November 9, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

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 2017 Report to the Community Covers Productions, Activities, Finances

Published on November 27, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s 2017 Report to the Community is now available online and in hard copy. The annual document covers Fiscal Year 2017 – July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 – and includes statements from president and CEO Kevin Crane and president emerita Beth Curley; overviews of NPT’s original productions and achievements during the past year; […]

NPT’s ‘Cheekwood: A Masterpiece by Man & Nature’ Premieres Thursday, June 22

Published on June 21, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Cheekwood reopened last week following renovations to return the house and gardens to their original splendor. NPT’s original documentary, Cheekwood: A Masterpiece by Man & Nature, ventures behind the scenes for an in-depth look at the mansion and grounds. The 30-minute program premieres Thursday, June 22, at 8 p.m., and includes sweeping aerial views of […]

Great NPT Docs from 2013 You Might`ve Missed (That You Can Watch Online Now)

Published on December 31, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

It was a great year for public affairs and history documentaries at Nashville Public Television. We brought you two new installments in our Tennessee Civil War 150 series, the first installment in our new NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, as well as new American Graduate and Children’s Health Crisis episodes. We even gave you a […]

Fans and Supporters Celebrate A Downton Abbey Affair at Cheekwood (Photos)

Published on March 7, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Supporters of NPT and fans of the hit show Downton Abbey gathered in the elegant confines of the Mansion at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art on Saturday, March 2 to celebrate public broadcasting and bid farewell to the third season.  The 140 guests came dressed in their Downton best, many in formal or […]

This Fall: NPT and Cheekwood offer Visions of the American West

Published on August 17, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

NPT and Wyoming PBS Work Together on New Production This fall, two arts organizations in Nashville will pay homage to the spirit of the American West. Like we did with Chihuly at Cheekwood, where we documented the famous glass designer’s installations and pieces in Cheekwood’s gardens and museum, we’ll be creating a documentary to coincide […]

Chihuly at Cheekwood and in the Hotshop

Published on June 15, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

He’s at the Frist Center. He’s at Cheekwood. He was at TPAC with the Nashville Symphony. And now he’s on NPT. This Thursday, June 17, beginning at 8:00 p.m., NPT is proud to join its fellow arts organizations in Nashville in celebrating the work of world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. We’ve got two documentaries on […]