Celebrating Memorial Day

19, 2015

We think of Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of summer.  Community pools open, summer flowers get planted and the weekly grocery store specials are hot dogs, hamburger buns and potato salad.  But Memorial Day weekend is really about remembrance and celebrating our veterans and active duty forces currently serving our country.  Every year [...]

Sunday Night Drama

15, 2015

For several weeks now we’ve been immersed in our Sunday night dramas on WOSU TV.  Last week the wonderful WOLF HALL concluded its six episode run. This Sunday the new seasons of CALL THE MIDWIFE and MR. SELFRIDGE on MASTERPIECE complete their run.  We hope you’ve enjoyed the heartwarming stories from Nonnatus House and the [...]

Miss Marple Is Solving Mysteries

7, 2015

When you think of Agatha Christie you think of her most famous detective Hercule Poirot.  This may have a lot to do with the brilliant David Suchet’s performance of the super sleuth.  But there is another Agatha Christie character who is just as adapt at solving murder mysteries, but in a more neighborly way.  Miss [...]

A Great Start to May

1, 2015

Lots of great programs for you to sample on WOSU TV this first week of May. As we get ready for the May 18  premiere of COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS: TRI-VILLAGE we’re going to catch up with a few of our previous neighborhood specials.  First up on Monday night at 9pm is COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS: CLINTONVILLE.  Although Clintonville has [...]

The First Lady’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

23, 2015

Does your child like to cook? It’s time for the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.  The First Lady is asking kids from every U.S. state & territory to submit healthy lunch recipes for a change to attend the #KidsStateDinner at the White House.  But you’ll need to act fast, the submission deadline is April 30.  Submit your healthy [...]

Genealogy Roadshow On The Search

21, 2015

Viewers really enjoy our GENEALOGY ROADSHOW series.  After the second season of the series concluded its run in February we received several inquiries from viewers asking how they could get help tracing their roots.  Now’s your chance, it looks like there will be a season 3 of GENEALOGY ROADSHOW coming some time next year because [...]

Are You Watching Wolf Hall?

17, 2015

Are you watching WOLF HALL? I hope so, it’s an excellent historical drama of the relationship between Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell. This week King Henry rewards Cromwell’s loyalty as he orchestrates the marriage between him and Anne Boleyn. But does this come at a price, Cromwell’s enemies are keeping a close watch. Is trouble in store [...]

Catching Up This Week

15, 2015

I’m catching up after some time out of the office and there are a couple of programs this week I want to let you know about. Tonight at 9pm NOVA delves into the THE GREAT MATH MYSTERY. It’s an exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. It’s not very glamorous but where would we be [...]

Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies

27, 2015

Coming next week on WOSU TV, CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES. Executive Produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, the 3-part film airs from 9pm-11pm, Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1. From the book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, this series gives us the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to [...]