Tom Rieland Archives For December 2012

Join Your Friends for the Downton Abbey Premiere at the Southern.

Lady Mary and Matthew Crawley. I love his bowler!
31, 2012

WOSU has a special High Tea event this Saturday, January 5th at the Westin Columbus that is SOLD OUT.  However, WOSU invites you to join us at 4:30 at the Southern Theatre (doors open at 4 pm)  to see the premiere screening of the first hour of Downton Abbey Season Three.  This is a free [...]

Put WOSU in your Year End Giving — Today!

Our WOSU reception desk with Joanna working hard on New Year's Eve.
31, 2012

It’s New Year’s Eve, and WOSU is still a bevy of activity as we gather the news for 89.7, focus on providing suitable new year classical music with our local hosts all day on Classical 101 and lineup all our special programming for WOSU TV.  Our staff is a passionate and dedicated lot, just as [...]

Enjoy the Holidays with WOSU!

17, 2012

We have an internal e-newsletter at WOSU that comes out every Monday afternoon and is shared with all staff and board members.  It’s just a short review of what every unit in the organization is up to during the coming week. I’m often surprised at the amount of local programming we provide from a small, but hard working staff every week.

Join WOSU for HIGH TEA and celebrate Downton Abbey

13, 2012

Seating is limited for this opportunity to enjoy a premiere screening of Downton Abbey season 3 and a special HIGH TEA at the Westin Columbus on Saturday, January 5th.  You will learn more about the phenomenal Masterpiece series on PBS and help WOSU with a contribution!        

Downton Abbey Fans – You’ll Love This!

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Much of the cast of MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre)'s Downton Abbey is in New York promoting the show. Some of the cast went to see the sites around town, and Hugh Bonneville (on Twitter: @hughbon) tweeted this photo from the subway. Pictured: Hugh Bonneville (Robert Crawley) Rob James-Collier (Thomas), Sophie McShera (Daisy), Joanne Froggatt (Anna) and Brendan Coyle (John Bates),
10, 2012

PBS and WGBH are offering a YouTube livestream of a Q & A panel with the cast and producers of Downton Abbey this Wednesday night – (Tonight!), December 12th at 8 pm! You are sure to get some hints of what’s ahead in season three, starting in January. The link to the Q & A [...]

Brady Quinn – Words of Wisdom

6, 2012

Brady Quinn is a local boy I never met, but saw play a high school game in 2002 shortly after coming to Columbus.  I attended a Dublin Coffman game as a lark and saw Quinn throw the ball 40 times for 4 or 5 touchdowns.  He went on to play at Notre Dame and has [...]

Airdates for OSU Holiday Concert

The WOSU production team captured the OSU Holiday Special at Mershon Auditorium. Paul Peloquin is pointing out something important for Cindy Gaillard, while Darrin McDonald is intently running our robotic cameras.
4, 2012

You won’t want to miss the OSU Holiday Extravaganza 2012 to be broadcast on WOSU TV and Classical 101.  Airtimes: Sunday, Dec. 9th, 8 pm  WOSU TV Sunday, Dec. 16th, 3 pm  Classical 101 Tuesday, Dec. 25th, 7 pm Classical 101 Tuesday, Dec. 25th, 8 pm WOSU TV It was quite an amazing concert showcasing [...]

Networks Follow Lead of PBS

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Downton Abbey Season Three starts January 6, 2013 on WOSU TV
December 3, 2012

It’s perhaps the greatest compliment when someone steals your idea. And it’s become quite a tradition –the commercial TV networks watch for successes on PBS, swipe the concept, put a commercial overlay on the programming and market it with more money than the entire PBS marketing budget. The latest case is the hiring by NBC [...]