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News Releases and Advisories


MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Carroll and Talbot counties during December 7 episode

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Baltimore and Kent counties during November 30 episode

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Harford, Montgomery, and Queen Anne’s counties and Sussex County, Delaware during November 23 episode

MEDIA ADVISORY: The Kalb Report: In Search of Truth to air on November 20

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Baltimore, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties and Washington, D.C. during November 16 episode

MPT to air Finding Fellowship on November 22

MPT to air The Misty Experiment on Veterans Day

MPT series Outdoors Maryland returns in November for 33rd season

New season of MPT’s Maryland Farm & Harvest premieres November 9

MPT to broadcast live coverage of inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

MPT to air 2021 Baker Artist Awards on October 15

Made in Maryland premieres October 2 on MPT

MotorWeek announces MAVTV as the series’ new cable TV home

MPT’s annual Ways to Pay for College provides valuable strategies and tips for financing college education

Destination Maryland premieres September 21 on MPT

MPT presents HBCU Week September 6 - 12

MotorWeek charges into its 41st season focusing on an electric driving future

New documentary The Art of Willie Crockett and Virginia’s Eastern Shore airs August 1 on MPT

Maryland Public Television earns seven Emmy® Awards in regional competition

Major broadcasters launch NEXTGEN TV on six local television stations in Baltimore, MD

MPT Digital Studios’ web-exclusive story reports on the search for the cabin of Harriet Tubman’s father on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Marylanders invited to join celebration of Music Director Marin Alsop through MPT gala broadcast and community offerings

MPT to address police reform and racial justice movement during May 24 programs

40th anniversary of landmark automotive TV series MotorWeek being celebrated with special retrospective episode

Bob Wilson promoted to managing director of new Maryland Public Television unit

SPIRITUAL AUDACITY: The Abraham Joshua Heschel Story premieres May 8 on MPT

Maryland Public Television to Broadcast Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala Celebration Honoring Marin Alsop 

Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire returns for season 3 on public TV

MPT presents 17 th annual Chesapeake Bay Week® April 18 - 24

Former Orioles announcer Jim Hunter joins MPT talent team

Alfred R. Berkeley, III joins MPT Foundation Board of Directors

MPT to air documentary Life in Synchro on March 27

Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Garrett, Harford, Prince George’s, and Queen Anne’s counties during season-ending episode

MPT Digital Studios’ web-exclusive series chronicles efforts of State Highway Administration archaeologists

Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Carroll, Kent, and Montgomery counties during March 2 episode

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Baltimore, Caroline, and Queen Anne’s counties during February 23 episode

MPT to air documentary Tales of Belair at Bowie on February 20

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Baltimore, Harford, and Worcester counties during February 16 episode

MPT promotes Travys Montague to chief engineer

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland State of the State Address coverage on Maryland Public Television

100th episode of MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Frederick, Garrett, and Kent counties during February 9 episode

Maryland Public Television names Steven Schupak station manager

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Anne Arundel, Carroll, and Talbot counties and Washington, DC during February 2 episode

MPT’s Maryland Farm & Harvest tackles COVID-19’s impact on agriculture during January 26 episode

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Baltimore and Frederick counties and Baltimore City during January 19 episode

Governor appoints Rebecca J. Hanson to Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission

MPT and PNC Foundation collaborate to offer free learning resources to support early childhood education and well-being during the pandemic


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