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‘Victoria on Masterpiece’ Season 3 Premieres Jan. 13

Published on January 5, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

The third season of Victoria on Masterpiece premieres on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. This will not only be the U.S. premiere, it’ll also be the world premiere because the episodes will air here in the U.S. before they are shown in the United Kingdom. It’s 1848 when the story picks up. Queen Victoria […]

‘Rumble’ kicks off NPT’s Indie Lens Pop-Up series at Watkins

Published on December 6, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

The new season of NPT’s free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings begins Jan. 10, 2019. NPT is partnering with Watkins College of Art again this year to host the screenings 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the Watkins theater (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228). The screenings are free, but reservations are required. […]

NPT promotes two; other staff updates

Published on November 30, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television recently promoted two staffers and welcomed another back to the city and station. Shane Burkeen was promoted to Director of Brand & Digital Strategies at NPT. He joined the staff in 2016 and previously served as Brand and Digital Content Manager. During his time at NPT, Burkeen has implemented cross-departmental digital campaigns […]

NPT’s Another Perspective podcast launches with ‘Dark Money’ filmmaker

Published on October 5, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Follow the money. It’s one of the basic rules of investigative journalism, a catchphrase used throughout the Academy Award-winning film, All the President’s Men. The phrase also summarizes the methodology of a Montana journalist as he explores the proliferation of anonymous corporate contributions into American politics. Filmmaker Kimberly Reed in turn followed the story for […]

NPT’s August Membership Campaign Brings Specials, Guests and Ticket Offers

Published on August 21, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s August Membership Campaign is your opportunity to show your support for Nashville Public Television – and to take advantage of ticket offers and other thank-you gifts! This season’s offerings include concert packages, Nashville Zoo tickets and more. We’ll also have special guests in the studio on live pledge nights, Aug. 22 and 23. Here’s […]

Free Screenings in May: Ric Burns Event & Veterans-Themed Indie Lens Pop-Up

Published on May 3, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is hosting two free documentary screenings this month including a May 23 event with filmmaker Ric Burns and a May 17 veterans-themed event. Served Like a Girl, the final film in our 2017 – 2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up series, is a candid look at a shared sisterhood aiming to help the rising number of […]

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 Indie Lens Pop-Up Features ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ HBCU Doc in Feb.

Published on January 8, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

NPT’s free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings continue Thursday, Feb. 8, with Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities. The event takes place 6 to 8 p.m. Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228). The event is free, however reservations are required at rising-npt.eventbrite.com. Panelists […]

‘Victoria on Masterpiece’ Season 2 Premieres Jan. 14; Binge on NPT Passport

Published on January 3, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Victoria on Masterpiece returns to NPT for a second season beginning Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 at 8 p.m. Written by historical novelist Daisy Goodwin, the series chronicles Victoria’s first years on the throne as she learns what it means to be queen, while also starting a family – including the all-important task of producing an […]

‘Christmas at Belmont’ & Other Holiday Specials on NPT this Season

Published on December 13, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

We’ve decorated our December schedule with holiday specials, including new episodes of Call the Midwife and Last Tango in Halifax. The 2017 Christmas at Belmont is the shining star atop our programming tree. Grammy-winning musician Sheryl Crow hosts the holiday concert recorded at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Belmont’s McAfee Concert Hall. Christmas at Belmont […]