APT's public television hosts and lifestyle programs – including Lidia Bastianich, Rick Bayless, Martin Yan, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home, Growing a Greener World, Pati’s Mexican Table, and America’s Test Kitchen – are among the winners of the 2015 TASTE AWARDS. The 7th annual TASTE AWARDS will be presented in San Francisco on February 11, 2016. Read More »
This February, Create launches its first ever Cooking Challenge -- the contest where home and professional chefs can vie for a spot on CreateTV.com! The contest runs from February 8-29, 2016. Read More »
The Wall Street Journal named the Australian drama A Place To Call Home as one of the best television shows of 2015. Seasons 1 & 2 are available now on public television, so check your local listings to watch this "impossibly addictive series." Read More »
American Public Television's variety of programming services encompass both domestic and international distribution in addition to non-commercial multicast channels.
On an annual basis, APT's three core programming services — Syndication, Premium Service and Exchange — collectively provide nearly 4,000 hours of content to help the 350+ independent public television stations across the United States customize and strengthen their broadcast schedules. Each service specializes in different genres:
In 1999, APT introduced APT Worldwide, its international licensing division responsible for providing high-quality, innovative, non-fiction programming to the global marketplace. In 2006, APT launched the national Create® TV channel featuring the best of public television’s lifestyle programming. One year later, the public affairs and documentary channel WORLD℠ premiered, which in 2011 expanded into a multi-platform offering.