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 »
Formed in 1990, APT Premium Service — one of APT’s three programming divisions — provides fundraising specials to public television stations. Through the creation of original programming concepts and the acquisition of existing high-quality programs, Premium Service has distributed more than 260 specials, including some of public television's most prestigious and highest-rated titles.
Current titles inlcude:
A beloved and successful fundraising program, this concert from 1990 features “the three tenors” Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and the late Luciano Pavarotti performing with the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and the Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, conducted by Zubin Mehta.
The Bee Gees: One Night Only features the group's 1997 concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. One of the very few Bee Gees performances ever filmed, the music special showcases many of their greatest disco and pop hits, including “How Deep Is Your Love,” “To Love Somebody,” “Massachusetts," “You Should Be Dancing/Alone,” and many more.
Hosted by singer Mel Torme, Frank Sinatra: The Voice of Our Time chronicles the career of the legendary singer, focusing on his rise to fame in the music world, his acting career, and his involvement in politics and fundraising.
Dr. Robert Lustig, M.D. discusses the science behind his book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity and Disease, and demonstrates practical ways viewers can adopt a low-sugar diet.
Past titles include:
This collection includes digitally re-mastered songs from the legendary crooner’s classic, Emmy-winning television series, including well-known standards “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You,” “Moon River” and “Danny Boy.”
Featuring classic clips from Andy Williams’ Christmas specials, this music and entertainment program showcases Williams’ solos on “Silent Night” and “Ave Maria,” as well as performances with his brothers on “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and with the Osmonds on “Silver Bells.”
Based on writer Michael Streissguth’s acclaimed book, the program weaves compelling interviews with archival photography — enhanced for broadcast by “extrapolation technique” — to evoke the spirit of that momentous day in 1968 when Johnny Cash appeared on stage at Folsom Prison.
The concert special captures powerhouse entertainer Liza Minnelli performing her legendary hits at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand hotel, including "New York, New York," "Maybe This Time," "Teach Me Tonight" and the "Palace Medley," as well as a show-stopping, affectionate tribute to her godmother, the late Kay Thompson.
At the historic three-night christening of New York’s Citi Field in July 2009, the legendary Paul McCartney performed songs from his Beatles and Wings days to his solo classics, including: “Drive My Car,” “Got To Get You Into My Life,” “Back In The USSR,” “Band On The Run,” “Live and Let Die” and “Flaming Pie.”
In the Qi Gong series of how-to shows, host Lee Holden demonstrates basic movements of qi gong, an ancient Chinese discipline used to strengthen, heal and cleanse the body.