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Longtime Public Television Host Returns to Create® TV in April

Season two of COOKING WITH NICK STELLINO premieres April 12

BOSTON (April 7, 2015) ̶ Beginning April 12, chef and author Nick Stellino premieres the second season of his series Cooking With Nick Stellino on Create® TV, the nation's foremost lifestyle channel featuring the best of public television's how-to programming. Carried by 220 local public television stations nationwide, Create TV reaches nearly 79% of USTVHHs, with 44 million annual viewers.

With the home cook in mind, Stellino demonstrates easily recreated dishes — from savory soups to authentic pasta dinners to delectable desserts — in step-by-step fashion. The chef, whose previous public television series include Cucina Amore, Nick Stellino’s Family Kitchen and Nick Stellino Cooking With Friends, displays his signature charm, warmth and humor as he relays tips and techniques learned in his family’s kitchen. Thirteen new half-hour episodes emphasizing simple, rustic Italian dishes packed with flavor and new twists on American classics will air Monday through Friday, plus Sunday, at 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm ET, with bonus airings throughout the week. Associated with the premiere, Nick is providing several free downloadable cookbooks on his website, More information will be available on

Cooking With Nick Stellino is a production of Stellino Productions, Inc. and KCTS. The series is a presentation of KCTS and distributed to public television stations nationally by American Public Television. The series is made possible by Domino Sugar and Electrolux.

About Create:
Now it its 10th year, Create® is public television’s premier lifestyle channel featuring the most popular how-to series, including cooking, travel, home improvement, gardening and arts and crafts. Create is produced and distributed by American Public Television (APT); WNET, New York; and, WGBH, Boston in association with National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) and PBS. Create TV is carried by 220 local public television stations nationwide, reaching nearly 79% of USTVHH and is seen in 19 of the top 25 U.S. television markets. A companion website with extensive video, projects, tips and recipes, the national Create schedule and a full list of the more than 60 titles and the hosts featured on Create can be found at

About APT:
American Public Television (APT) has been a leading distributor of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation’s public television stations since 1961. In 2014, APT distributed one-third of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles in the U. S. Among its 300 new program titles per year, APT programs include prominent documentaries, news and current affairs programs, dramas, how-to programs, children’s series and classic movies. America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated, Rick Steves’ Europe, Live From the Artists Den, Doc Martin, Nightly Business Report, Midsomer Murders, Vera, NHK Newsline, Lidia’s Kitchen, Globe Trekker, Simply Ming, and P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home join numerous documentaries and performance programs popular with public television viewers. APT licenses programs internationally through its APT Worldwide service. Now in its 10th year, Create® TV — featuring the best of public television’s lifestyle programming — is distributed by APT. APT also distributes WORLD™, public television’s premier news, science and documentary channel. To find out more about APT’s programs and services, visit

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