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NPT Productions `ArtQuest` and `Looking Over Jordan` Grab 2014 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Posted by on January 27, 2014 at 2:32 pm

NPT Productions, ArtQuest: Art is All Around You and Looking Over Jordan: African Americans and the War, picked up Emmys on Saturday night when the Midsouth Regional Awards were announced at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You won for best Children’s Program, with statuettes going to producer and writer Linda Wei […]

Artist Wayne White Engages and Inspires (Unembarrassingly) at Nash-Up Event

Posted by on November 2, 2012 at 5:34 pm

By Daniel Tidwell NPT Media Update and NPT Arts Break Contributor Artist Wayne White took the stage on Wednesday at the Frist Center picking a banjo and sporting a Davy Crockett ensemble, complete with coon skin cap.  “My Name is Wayne White and I make pictures!” he declared, opening his inspiring, hilarious and profound lecture […]

(Media Update) Children`s Health Project and Secession Score Midsouth Emmys

Posted by on March 18, 2012 at 7:40 pm
Emmy MidSouth

We are proud to announce that Nashville Public Television (NPT) picked up two Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards last night at the 26th Annual awards ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. In the Community Service category, our Children’s Health Project, made up of NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis documentaries, Children’s Health Updates, as […]

(News) NPT Visits Our Sudanese Next Door Neighbors

Posted by on June 17, 2011 at 11:53 am

We’re extremely excited to bring you a new episode of our informative and educational Next Door Neighbor series next week! In the past, we’ve brought you together with Nashville’s Kurdish, Somali, Hispanic and Bhutanese communities (now available for viewing online), and this time we’ll introduce you to Nashville’s burgeoning Sudanese neighbors. Sudan is the largest […]

`Pushing the Elephant` is a Must Watch Documentary

Posted by on March 21, 2011 at 11:46 am

“There are some strategies that you take, without knowing what they will produce. Life or Death.” – Rose Mapendo By Beth Curley Sometimes I think my life is just one big synchronous moment. Everything is connected in some deep way. Earlier this winter, I attended a staged reading by the Tennessee Repertory Theatre of Lynn […]

Go Grocery Store Shopping with Tammy Algood

Posted by on November 17, 2010 at 10:38 am

In this bonus clip from the NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis: Obesity documentary, which premieres on Thursday, November 18 at 8 p.m. and online the following day, Food Marketing Specialist, Southern cook extraordinaire and Volunteer Gardener regular Tammy Algood takes you on a tour of a local grocery store to explore how grocery stores manipulate […]

God in America: The First Amendment Center Discussion

Posted by on October 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm

We hope you’ve been enjoying the landmark six-hour/three-day series God in America, which concludes tonight with hours five and six and is also available to view online. A program like God in America is ripe for discussion, and we held two screenings of segments from the documentary prior to its broadcast, at Lipscomb University and […]

Roscoe Orman (Sesame Street`s Gordon) Helps Toast TSU Forensic Team

Posted by on August 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Anytime a Sesame Street cast member comes to town, we get a little excited. That’s why where thrilled that veteran actor Roscoe Orman, who has played “Gordon” on Sesame Street for 36 years, will be in Nashville in a couple of weeks. He’ll be here on Tuesday, August 31 for a “Toast to the Team” […]

News Roundup: Children`s Health, Library Corners, Super Why! Camps and more

Posted by on June 9, 2010 at 1:29 pm

Sometimes, there’s so much going on here on NPT, especially off-the-air, that it’s hard to keep track of everything. You may not be aware of the many events and outreach activities that NPT is involved with going on in the community, so I thought a quick roundup was in order. Below are links to some […]

Free Screening at Watkins of Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City

Posted by on June 7, 2010 at 10:34 am

In February, the new PBS initiative Blueprint America brought NPT and public television viewers Beyond the Motor City, a documentary examining how Detroit, a symbol of America’s diminishing status in the world, may come to represent the future of transportation and progress in America. The filmmakers are now taking the documentary on the road. On […]