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NPT | Nashville Public Television

Nashville Public Television

Nashville Public Television, Nashville’s PBS station, is available free and over-the-air to nearly 2.4 million people throughout the Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky viewing area. NPT’s four broadcast channels are NPT, the main channel; secondary channel NPT2 (WORLD Channel); NPT3, a 24/7 PBS Kids channel; and NPT4 (Create TV). NPT is also available to anyone in the world through its array of NPT digital services, including, YouTube channels and the PBS App

NPT provides, through the power of traditional television and interactive digital communications, quality educational, cultural and civic experiences that address issues and concerns of the people of the Nashville region, and which thereby help improve the lives of those we serve.

WNPT, Nashville's independent nonprofit PBS station, is operated by licensee Nashville Public Television, Inc.


NPT inspires, educates, and engages our community through excellence in public media.


NPT is an enduring, dynamic, and integral part of the community and uniquely enriches the lives of citizens in Middle Tennessee and beyond.

Core Values

  • Respect for our audience
  • Commitment to our community
  • Diversity and balance of perspectives
  • Accountability to our stakeholders
  • Integrity in everything we do

NPT Affiliations

Public Broadcasting Service
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Tennessee Association of Broadcasters
Tennessee Public Television Council
National Educational Telecommunications Association
Association of America's Public Television Stations
Tennessee Cable Telecommunications Association