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

Published on November 7, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

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 […]

NPT hosts ‘Youth & Violence: NPT Reports Town Hall’ Sept. 6 in Studio A

Published on August 10, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT invites the public to participate in a town-hall discussion about the prevalence of violence and its impact on youth. Youth & Violence: NPT Reports Town Hall and taping takes place Thursday, Sept. 6, in NPT’s Studio A (161 Rains Ave. Nashville 37203). The taping begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.; doors open for a reception […]

NPT Receives $75,000 Nissan Foundation Grant for ‘Next Door Neighbors’

Published on July 5, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television is one of eight Tennessee nonprofit organizations to receive a 2018 Nissan Foundation grant. The grant will help fund NPT’s Next Door Neighbors project. Next Door Neighbors began in 2008 and, through documentaries and video shorts, aims to shed light on Nashville’s status as a destination city for refugees and immigrants and […]

‘Ask This Old House’ Nashville Segment Premieres Jan. 25 on NPT2

Published on January 25, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

The Ask This Old House crew pulled into Middle Tennessee last fall to help homeowners with three projects, including a Sylvan Park couple who wanted to transform their side door into a Dutch door. General contractor Tom Silva helped homeowner Elayne complete the project. “It’s really a half-hour job,” Silva quipped, noting that in TV […]

NPT Highlights Locals and New Documentaries for Veterans Day 2017

Published on November 1, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s Veterans Day programming for 2017 includes new documentaries, NPT originals on social media and the ongoing weekly replays of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick Vietnam War series. Follow NPT on Facebook for a new collection of 30-second audiograms featuring Middle Tennessee veterans expressing their thoughts and concerns. Vietnam War-era veterans speak of lingering dissatisfaction with […]

Enjoy Earlier Prime Time & ‘Vintage Tennessee Crossroads’ on NPT, NPT2

Published on September 6, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

If you’re a regular NPT viewer, you may have already noticed a few tweaks to our regular lineups. First, prime time now starts at 5 p.m. weekdays on NPT. Tune in for episodes of Antiques Roadshow, The Great British Baking Show, Nature, This Old House and other shows from our prime-time schedule. We’re also scheduling […]

NPT’s ‘Next Door Neighbors: Belonging’ Premieres Tuesday, May 30

Published on May 25, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Belonging, the 10th documentary in NPT’s Next Door Neighbors series, premieres Tuesday, May 30, at 9:30 p.m. In this edition of Next Door Neighbors, we examine the lives of several Middle Tennesseans who grapple with what it means to belong, to be foreign-born and still fit into American culture. How do experiences of acceptance and […]

NPT Announces Retirement of President & CEO Beth Curley; Promotion of Kevin Crane to CEO

Published on April 5, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville, Tenn. – Today Nashville Public Television’s Board of Directors announced the retirement of NPT’s President & CEO, Beth Curley and promoted Kevin Crane, NPT’s Vice President of Content and Technology to be the next President & CEO effective July 6, 2017. Curley, who has served as NPT’s CEO since 2005, is a national leader […]

A Statement from NPT President and CEO Beth Curley

Published on March 18, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Dear Friend of NPT: You may have heard about the president’s FY 2018 budget proposing the elimination of federal funding for the Corporation of Public Broadcasting, among other things. Even with the important contributions of viewers and supporters, there is no viable replacement for federal funding of the CPB – it is essential for our […]

As on ‘Mercy Street,’ Spying and Smuggling Were Common in Civil War Tennessee

Published on January 30, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

By Rob DeHart Tennessee State Museum Spoiler alert: This blog post may contain plot spoilers. In The House Guest, this week’s Mercy Street episode, Alice Green feigns love for a Union soldier in order to gather information for the Rebellion. This scheme turns out to be more dangerous than she thought and results in tragic […]