WHAT: A special WETA member event featuring a chance to meet members from the crew of the popular home improvement series Ask This Old House®. The crew will be in Greater Washington to tape segments for shows that will air in early 2012. The evening will feature a “What is It” segment spotlighting a mystery tool; a discussion; and a question-and-answer session with WETA members. Tickets to the event are by invitation only.
WHO: Confirmed talent includes host Kevin O’Connor. Press interviews are available and must be scheduled in advance.
WHEN: MONDAY, November 14, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: WETA Headquarters, 3939 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
ABOUT ASK THIS OLD HOUSE®:
Ask This Old House® is back for a brand new season featuring tips, practical advice, and real experts solving everyday home improvement problems. Over the past decade, they’ve traveled the country helping hundreds of homeowners with projects around the house. Their experts have tackled everything from installing solar panels in Salt Lake City to remodeling a kitchen in Detroit, all while providing viewers with the knowledge and confidence to take on future projects themselves. Ask This Old House will visit Greater Washington this November.
Ask This Old House is produced by This Old House Productions, Inc., for This Old House Ventures, Inc., and presented on PBS by WGBH Boston. Senior series producer is Chris Wolfe. This Old House is the No. 1 multimedia home enthusiast brand, offering trusted information and expert advice through award-winning television, a highly regarded magazine and an information-driven Web site. This Old House Ventures, Inc., is a business of Time, Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner.
WETA Television and Classical WETA 90.9 FM are public broadcasting stations serving Greater Washington. WETA Television productions and co-productions include PBS NewsHour, Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal, and films by Ken Burns. WETA’s headquarters is located in Arlington, Virginia. Sharon Percy Rockefeller is president and CEO.
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For general press inquiries on Ask This Old House, or for information about the local tapings, please contact: Tara Rafieymehr, firstname.lastname@example.org.