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2019 News Releases

MPT Digital Studios' new series Maryland Food and Family profiles local chefs

Maryland Public Television now live on YouTube TV

Maryland Public Television's George Beneman honored for 50 years of broadcasting excellence

Maryland Public Television to air this week’s public impeachment hearings live and in primetime on MPT-HD

MPT 50 th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits Rockville Memorial Library during November

MPT series Outdoors Maryland returns in November for 32nd season

Longtime TV personality Rhea Feikin to appear on MPT's Direct Connection for first interview since retirement announcement

Sportscaster Johnny Holliday makes MPT State Circle appearance on November 1

New season of MPT’s Maryland Farm & Harvest premieres November 12

MPT to broadcast recent WTMD First Thursday Festival concert

Jennifer White joins Maryland Public Television as managing director of digital fundraising

Long-time Maryland TV personality Rhea Feikin to retire in early 2020

Eighth season of MPT’s Artworks series premieres October 18

MPT 50th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits Howard County Library’s Central Branch

Exhibition opens at University of Maryland in College Park to salute Maryland Public Television’s 50 years of service

MPT’s Maryland Retro Report, Retro Report on PBS connect the present to the past

MPT celebrates 50th anniversary with special program lineup on Saturday, October 5

MPT’s annual Ways to Pay for College program provides timely tips for financing college education

MPT 50 th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits Aspen Hill Library during September

MPT 50 th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits North Carroll Branch Library during September

MotorWeek’s Season 39 helps consumers navigate the uncertain terrain of car production trends with car reviews, auto news and an insider’s view of what to expect off the assembly line

MPT 50 th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits Talbot County Free Library in Easton during August

The McLaughlin Group returns to public television in September

MPT 50th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits Harford County Public Library during August

Rescan day is Aug. 2 for Maryland Public Television

MPT announces production of national documentaries about iconic Marylanders Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass

MPT's Summer of Space celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

MPT 50 th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits libraries in Baltimore and Caroline counties

Maryland Public Television earns three Emmy® Awards and Board of Governors Award in regional competition

Second season of Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire premieres in July on public TV

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Public Television breaks ground on major studio expansion during statewide TV network’s 50th anniversary year

MPT 50 th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits Frederick County in June

Maryland Public Television earns 19 Emmy® Award nominations in annual regional competition

Five Wall $treet Week With Louis Rukeyser panelists honored with stars on Maryland Public Television Walk of Fame

Maryland Public Television to reveal 2019 Baker Artist Awards winners during May 17 Artworks special

MPT announces new location for annual Chesapeake Collectibles series taping weekend in August

Maryland Public Television documentary Columbia’s Promise premieres on April 28

MPT’s 15th annual Chesapeake Bay Week® starts April 21

MPT 50th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit visits local libraries in April and May

Maryland Public Television’s Steven Schupak selected for 2019 Leadership Maryland class

Maryland Public Television to air documentary In Money We Trust? on Sunday, April 7

MPT promotes Frank Batavick to executive producer of Natural History

America's Public Television Stations elect MPT’s Larry D. Unger to its board of trustees

Chick-Fil-A Baltimore restaurants partner with MPT to bring health and safety messages to area children

MPT presents Fighting Opioids Today: Maryland Communities on Saturday, February 9

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

MPT celebrates Black History Month with slate of compelling programs

In Money We Trust? premieres on public TV nationwide

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Hogan’s Inauguration Ceremony coverage on Maryland Public Television

Season nine of MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles premieres in January

Kate Pearson promoted to lead Maryland Public Television’s new Programming & Acquisitions Division

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2019 News Releases