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2023 News Releases and Advisories


MPT to premiere locally produced Christmas Couples’ Retreat

MPT’s Outdoors Maryland highlights Assateague Island’s history, wildlife, and landscape during December special

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Anne Arundel, Kent, and Worcester counties during special Chesapeake Bay-themed episode

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Caroline, Calvert, Cecil, and Frederick counties during November 28 episode

MPT’s Outdoors Maryland highlights wildlife, people, and places during new November episodes

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Frederick, Prince George’s counties and Baltimore City during November 21 episode

New episodes of Destination Maryland premiere in November on MPT

MPT to air documentary The Hello Girls on Veterans Day

35th season of MPT’s Outdoors Maryland premieres November 14

New season of MPT’s Maryland Farm & Harvest debuts November 14

MPT’s Linda Taggart honored for broadcast industry contributions

MotorWeek’s John Davis inducted into National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chapter’s Gold Circle

MPT to serve as exclusive broadcast partner for MARS Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill

MPT presents Hal Prince’s Broadway on October 14

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Public Television to produce and air Ask the Governor: Examining Education on September 13

MPT presents fourth annual HBCU Week September 4-10

New “Auto Blow Your Mind” feature drives MotorWeek full speed ahead into an exhilarating 43rd season

MPT presents Maryland Cycling Classic to the mid-Atlantic region as exclusive broadcaster

Maryland Public Television announces launch of national HBCU Week

MPT special Jewish Delis: Something to Kvell About! premieres August 26

Finksburg couple honored for years of service to the State of Maryland

MPT’s Jessica Ray named a Rising Star in Public Media

Maryland Public Television promotes Susan Wolfinger Schmitt to vice president, Human Resources

Debbie Driesman, Henry Stansbury, and Michael Styer join MPT Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors

Documentary Don’t Put Her Down makes broadcast debut on MPT July 15

Maryland Public Television earns four Capital Emmy® Awards

New documentary SABBATH makes MPT debut on June 24

MPT to premiere Dion Parson & 21st Century Band in Concert on June 9

MPT to premiere Social Security & You with Mary Beth Franklin on June 3

MPT series Artworks premieres ninth season beginning May 19

John – Living With Mental Illness has MPT premiere on May 13

Maryland Public Television hosts series of community events throughout the spring as part of NEA Big Read initiative

Troy Mosley joins Maryland Public Television as managing director of content

MPT’s 19th annual Chesapeake Bay Week® runs April 16-22

MPT documentary Water’s Edge: Black Watermen of the Chesapeake premieres April 17

MPT documentary Discovering the Dove premieres April 18

Kent County’s Storied Landscape: Place – Past and Present premieres April 18 on MPT

MPT documentary Eatin’ Blue Catfish: Chesapeake Style premieres April 20

Registration open for Chesapeake Collectibles taping event at Maryland Public Television

MPT’s Maryland Farm & Harvest celebrates 10th anniversary with special season-ending episode on March 7

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Carroll, Montgomery, and Queen Anne’s counties during February 21 episode

MotorWeek’s 2023 Drivers’ Choice Awards Best of the Year: The 2023 Kia EV6

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Anne Arundel, Baltimore, and Frederick counties and Baltimore City during Valentine’s Day episode

The Kalb Report: Goodnight and Good Luck to premiere on Saturday, February 18 at 7 p.m.

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Howard, Kent, and Frederick counties during February 7 episode

MEDIA ADVISORY: 2023 Maryland State of the State Address coverage on Maryland Public Television

MPT Foundation Board of Directors announces new leadership

Dr. Shailaja Didolkar joins MPT Foundation Board of Directors

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Baltimore City and Baltimore, Kent, and Washington counties during January 31 episode

Local 1196: A Steelworkers Strike documentary airs January 28 on MPT

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Carroll, Harford, and Washington counties during January 24 episode

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Wes Moore inauguration ceremony coverage on Maryland Public Television

MPT series Maryland Farm & Harvest visits Anne Arundel, Howard, and Washington counties during January 17 episode

MPT’s Outdoors Maryland explores unique fish, trails, and tales during January 17 season finale

MPT documentary Unpacking Cambridge: A Story of Rebirth & Reconciliation premieres January 2 at 9 p.m.


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