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Let’s Go Luna! joins PBS Kids lineup Nov. 21

Published on November 20, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Let’s Go Luna!, a new PBS Kids series, premieres Wednesday, Nov. 21, on NPT with a one-hour special airing at 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. In the animated series, three friends – Mexican butterfly Carmen, Australian wombat Leo, and Andy, a frog from the U.S. – travel around the globe with “Circo Fabuloso,” their parents’ […]

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. […]

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 […]

New Halloween episodes on NPT and NPT3 PBS Kids!

Published on October 22, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Keep your little ones entertained this month with new Halloween-themed episodes of Wild Kratts, Odd Squad and other favorite PBS Kids shows! Here are some of the treats in store for them on NPT and NPT3 PBS Kids. NPT airtimes are below; check wnpt.org/schedule for NPT3 PBSKids airtimes. And don’t forget to check out the […]

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

Published on February 27, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

  Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the iconic public television children’s show, turns 50 this year! To celebrate, PBS is pairing episodes of popular animated series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood with the original Mister Rogers episodes that inspired them. Watch through March 2 at 8:30 and 9 a.m. on NPT. There will also be PBS Kids Family Night […]

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; […]

Halloween Treats for Kids and Adults on NPT!

Published on October 18, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

What’s your favorite part of Halloween? Costumes, candy? Ours is offering a wicked good mix of fun-sized programs for children and a couple of treats for adults. These treats come straight to you, no traipsing around the neighborhood required. The children’s programs air several times throughout October; check our complete schedule at wnpt.org/schedule. And, of […]

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 […]

There Goes the Sun: The Aug. 21 Eclipse via Tennessee Crossroads, NOVA & PBS Kids

Published on August 1, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Cue appropriate celestial soundtrack… On Aug. 21, 2017, millions of people across the country will cast their eyes skyward to observe the total solar eclipse. The lunar shadow will be 73 miles wide and will take a little more than 90 minutes to travel from Oregon to South Carolina, crossing 13 states en route. Nashville […]

Nonstop Children’s Programming on NPT3 PBS Kids!

Published on June 27, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nonstop children’s programming is coming to NPT and it’s all free! NPT3 PBS Kids, our third broadcast channel, will launch Friday, June 30, 2017 and will be dedicated to providing quality educational programming from PBS Kids. The channel will be available over-the-air at 8.3 immediately and on Comcast 242 as of July 27, 2017. To […]