About the Distributor
American Public Television
American Public Television (APT) has been a leading distributor of high-quality, top-rated programming to America’s public television stations since 1961. In 2009, APT distributed 56 of the top 100 highest-rated public television titles. Among its 300 new program titles per year are prominent documentaries, news and current affairs programs, dramatic series, how-to programs, children’s series and classic movies, including For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots, A Ripple of Hope, Rick Steves’ Europe, Newsline, Globe Trekker, Simply Ming, America’s Test Kitchen From Cook’s Illustrated, Lidia’s Italy, and P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home. APT also licenses programs internationally through its APT Worldwide service. In 2006, APT launched Create™ the TV channel featuring the best of public television’s lifestyle programming. For more information about APT’s programs and services, visit APTonline.org.