Actress will introduce viewers to the challenges facing children’s health in NPT REPORTS: CHILDREN’S HEALTH CRISIS
Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, who first lit up the screen as the radiant young bride in the comedy feature film series Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II, and more recently co-starred in the hit ABC TV sitcom According to Jim, will serve as host of the first two episodes of Nashville Public Television’s new documentary series, NPT REPORTS: CHILDREN’S HEALTH CRISIS.
The first episode of the seven-part series, produced by Mary Makley (The Carter Family) and premiering on NPT-Channel 8 on Thursday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m., will provide an overview of the challenges that children in Tennessee face in leading health lives, including a survey of the central problems: infant mortality, prenatal care, the obesity epidemic and mental wellness. Episode two, produced by Will Pedigo (Next Door Neighbors, Living On: Tennesseans Remembering the Holocaust) and premiering in June 2010, takes an in-depth look at the issues surrounding prenatal care, preterm birth and infant mortality in Tennessee. Read more at NPT