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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 […]

NPT’s 2018 Report to the Community now available online

Published on November 13, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television’s 2018 Report to the Community, our annual report of the station’s activities and finances, is now available online and in hard copy. The document covers Fiscal Year 2018 – July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 – and includes overviews of NPT’s original productions and events during the past year, as well […]

‘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 Music Monthly September 2010: Tori Amos, Cachao López, The Carter Family and More

Published on August 31, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Not since the great female songwriters and performers of the late 60s, had there been such an influx of influential women in rock as we saw in the early to mid-90s. To this day, if you check the influences of aspiring women singer-songwriters and artists, odds are one of these artists’ names will pop up. […]

`Raw Faith` Named 2010 NPT Human Spirit Award Winner at Nashville Film Festival

Published on April 13, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

Personal portrait of Portland minister’s search for her own identity is fourth winner of Nashville Public Television Award. Nashville Public Television (NPT) has chosen “Raw Faith,” director Peter Wiedensmith’s personal portrait of Portland Unitarian minister Marilyn Sewell, as the 2010 recipient of the NPT Human Spirit Award at the Nashville Film Festival. The NPT Human […]

Put Down The Duckie: Our Favorite Sesame Street Musical Guests

Published on October 16, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Word that Jason Mraz will spoof his mega-hit “I’m Yours” on Sesame Street this season, by re-writing it as “Outdoors,” has us at NPT thinking about all the other musicians who have stopped by the show, to either parody one of their own songs, sing one straight, or join the gang in a singalong celebration […]

Saving the American Wild Horse on Doc Channel (NPT2) Tonight

Published on July 7, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

UPDATE: My sincere apologies to those waiting until 11:00 central to tune in for this. It’s on at 8:00 p.m. AND 11:00 p.m. And I’m sure will be on again. Thanks. We don’t mention enough the great programming on the Nashville-based Documentary Channel, which broadcasts locally from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on NPT2 (available […]

Sheryl Crow Soundstage Performance Comes to DVD

Published on May 30, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Soundstage, which airs on NPT and PBS stations nationwide, is one of the best sounding and looking music performance shows on television. But unless you’re Tivo’ing or DVR’ing, these shows have never been available outside of the broadcast. Now, Starpulse reports on the release of Soundstage on high definition DVD for the very first time, […]


Published on November 28, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

Tonight on NPT, Nashville is well represented on the GREAT PERFORMANCES presentation of ERIC CLAPTON CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL CHICAGO (7:00 p.m. CST). Vince Gill and Sheryl Crow are among the Music City musicians joining Clapton, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, B.B. King and more. Recorded at Toyota Park in the Chicago suburb of Bridgeview in July, […]