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(Bonus British Perspective) `Call the Midwife` Recaps: Season 3: Episode 2

Published on April 7, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

In addition to the faculty of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing guest blogging for us each Monday morning about the previous night’s episode of Call the Midwife — airing on Sundays on NPT and PBS Stations nationwide at 7:00 p.m. Central, March 30-May 18 — we are thrilled to have a bonus blogger. Rachel Sykes, […]

New Ken Burns Film on Country Music Scheduled for 2018

Published on January 20, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Ken Burns and his longtime producing partner and writer Dayton Duncan have been spending a lot of time in Nashville lately. Burns even presented at the 2013 Americana Honors and Awards show. Now it’s official as to why. News today from the Television Critics Association Winter Tour in Pasadena that Burns will deliver to PBS […]

Christmas at Belmont (Bonus Videos)

Published on December 19, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Christmas at Belmont, the NPT original production of traditional and classical holiday music and carols performed by students of Belmont University’s School of Music at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, premieres locally tonight, Thursday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. on NPT, and nationally tomorrow night, Friday, December 20 at 9:00 p.m. on PBS stations nationwide (including […]

Obit: Robert `Bob` Shepherd (1933-2013) Was Longtime General Manager of WDCN

Published on November 25, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Robert L.  (Bob) Shepherd, former vice president and general manager of WDCN-TV (now Nashville Public Television) died on Thursday, November 21 at home in Nashville after a short illness.  He was 80. Shepherd was involved in public television for 40 years as a leader on the local, regional and national levels, serving two terms on […]

Acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves to Host `Christmas at Belmont (2013)`

Published on November 12, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Hosted by internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and taped at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, nearly 700 student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children’s Choir later this month for the taping of Christmas at Belmont. Produced by Nashville Public Television (NPT), the annual production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music […]

You Ought to Know Nashville: Episode 5: Bongo Java and CREMA

Published on September 10, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

In the fifth episode — and final for this first season — of You Ought To Know Nashville, created in partnership with Under The Guise and Nashville Public Television through a grant from PBS Digital, host Heidi Jewell introduces you to two of the city’s finest coffee shops and roasters: Bongo Java, established in 1993 […]

Tweet Your Genealogy with NPT and PBS

Published on September 3, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

To celebrate the premiere of the new PBS series Genealogy Roadshow, premiering Monday, September 23 at 8pm central on NPT and on PBS stations nationwide, right after Antiques Roadshow, NPT wants to know your family stories. Short stories that is. Use Twitter or VINE to tell us about you and your family history, or even […]

You Ought To Know Nashville: Episode 3: The Station Inn and The Stone Fox

Published on August 11, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

In the third episode of You Ought To Know Nashville, created in partnership with Under The Guise and Nashville Public Television through a grant from PBS Digital, host Heidi Jewell introduces you to two distinctly different Nashville music venues and bars with quality at their core: The Station Inn, in the Gulch, established in 1974 […]

Online Social Screening of `Southern Belle` and chat with Filmmaker 8/1

Published on July 31, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Southern Belle was a bit of a sensation, and brought with it a fair share of controversy when it premiered at the Nashville Film Festival in 2010, and subsequently, when it aired on NPT and other PBS stations. The documentary film, by MakeWright Film partners Kathy Conkwright and Mary Makley, is an insider’s look at […]

You Ought To Know Nashville: Episode 2: Manuel and Imogene + Willie

Published on July 29, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

In the second episode of You Ought To Know Nashville, created in partnership with Under The Guise and Nashville Public Television through a grant from PBS Digital, host Heidi Jewell introduces you to two Nashville purveyors of Americana style, Manuel, famous since 1955 for his elaborately adorned suits, and young denim brand Imogene + Willie, […]