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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 […]

A New Way to Enjoy the Annual ‘Capitol Fourth’ Concert

Published on June 29, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

  For the 38th year, PBS and NPT will air A Capitol Fourth, the annual Independence Day concert held on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, live on July 4th. This year’s broadcast is 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, with an encore presentation immediately afterward at 8:30 p.m. New for 2018 is a […]

Concert, Documentaries and a Ken Burns Preview to Mark Memorial Day 2017

Published on May 11, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

NPT will air several programs in observance of Memorial Day, including the live broadcast of the annual National Memorial Day Concert from Washington, D.C. The concert airs Sunday, May 28, at 7 p.m. and will be hosted by actors Laurence Fishburne and Joe Mantegna. This year’s line-up includes retired Army Gen. Colin L. Powell; four-time […]

Opera Based on Ann Patchett’s ‘Bel Canto’ Airs Jan. 13 on NPT

Published on January 7, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

The Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Bel Canto the Opera, an adaptation of Nashville author Ann Patchett’s award-winning novel about a hostage crisis in a South American embassy, will air on PBS’ Great Performances series, Friday, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. on NPT. The new opera was composed by Jimmy López with a libretto by Pulitzer […]

Programming to Honor Veterans this May on NPT

Published on May 11, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

NPT will present several programs this month that honor the men and women who serve in our country’s armed forces. That programming includes PBS’ 27th annual broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert live from our national’s capital. We kick off this month of observance on Sunday, May 15, with a special free screening of […]