Still unclear about DTV Transition? We’ve created four new videos — specifically for our web viewing — to help you out. Kevin Crane, our VP of Technology and Programming leads the way. Watch them at http://wnpt.net/dtv. Got questions? drop us a line newmedia[at]wnpt.net.
Sometimes, we must honor our own. Congratulations to, left, NPT Vice President of Development and Marketing Daniel Tidwell and NPT Volunteer Coordinator (and Nashville Scene Lust Lister) Miguel Otero for finishing the Country Music 1/2 Marathon. Otero finished at 2:14:43, with Tidwell just behind him at 2:14.46. Meanwhile part-timer Jay Rockholt went the full 26.2 […]
The Nashville Film Festival wrapped last Thursday, with over 22,000 attendees — a 10% increase from 2007 — and 31 sold-out screenings. Though not necessarily a total surprise, one of the big hits of the festival was Barry Simmons’s documentary Sons of Lwala, which not only took home the NPT Human Spirit Award, but also […]
Season 4 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, a contemporary art series on PBS that we also screened at the Frist Center several months ago, has won a George Foster Peabody Award — the premiere international prize in electronic media — in the 67th Annual Peabody Awards Competition. The Art:21 series was recognized for providing […]
“Spicy…titillating…” The Denver Post has a review of NATURE’s “What Females Want and Males Will Do.” The two-parter starts this Sunday, April 6, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. CENTRAL on NPT and PBS Stations nationwide. Here’s a behind the scenes look: [youtube="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNYHgbfzSxA"]
The NPT Austin City Limits schedule for January has changed a bit from previously published schedules. Here’s the updated dates and performers: Saturday, January 5: Crowded House Saturday, January 12: Kings of Leon / Roky Erickson Saturday, January 19: Coldplay (encore) Saturday, January 26: Brad Paisley / Dierks Bentley Austin City Limits airs at 10 […]
Here’s an easy way to get some holiday shopping done AND support public television AND see Emmylou Harris! From Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 18, you can show your support of Television Worth Watching at NPT’s Book Fair at all area Barnes and Noble Bookstores, including the stores at Cool Springs, Opry Mills and […]
… and yesterday, and the day before that, and apparently bought bath salts or something. The perils of having to read as many papers as possible every day: my office gets overrun by newsprint. Fear not, I wheel the recycling bin in here about once a week.
NUREYEV: THE RUSSIAN YEARS (AND THE NASHVILLE CONNECTION) « NPT Media Update
Nominations were announced today for the 28th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. PBS programs collected 22 nominations, besting CBS, ABC and NBC. Nominations for PBS programs included five for NATURE, four for POV and three each for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and NOVA.