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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 […]

‘Christmas at Belmont’ w/Sheryl Crow Premieres Dec. 14 on NPT; on PBS Dec. 22

Published on December 9, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

A brand-new Christmas at Belmont holiday concert premieres on NPT Thursday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m. and airs on PBS member stations across the country – including NPT – on Friday, Dec. 22, at 8 p.m. CT. Grammy-winning musician Sheryl Crow hosts the 2017 concert, which was recorded Dec. 4 in Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center […]

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 […]

NPT’s 2017-2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up Series Opens with John Coltrane Bio

Published on September 20, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT is partnering with Watkins College of Art to host a new season of free Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary screenings. All six screenings will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at Watkins College of Art (2298 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville TN 37228) and reservations are required. The first event of the new season […]