Tom Rieland Archives For January 2014

Introducing Ohio State President Michael Drake

WOSU's John Prosek directing the live multi camera announcement of Ohio State's new President on Thursday.
30, 2014

Get used to new OSU President Michael Drake. He came across as a quiet, thoughtful, articulate leader.

WOSU provides live coverage of OSU Presidential Announcement

Dr. Michael Drake would be the first African-American President in Ohio State's 143-year history.
January 30, 2014

WOSU will have live coverage this afternoon from the OSU Longaberger Alumni House of the historic naming of a new President. Coverage begins at 4 pm of the OSU Board of Trustees meeting and the appointment of the 15th President in Ohio State’s 143-year history.

Listenership Grows for Classical 101

Classical 101 hosts with Anne Melvin in the Melvin Classical Music Studio dedicated in April 2013.
27, 2014

The classical service has seen a steady growth in listeners since we signed on three years ago. In fact, listenership increased 35 percent in 2013 versus 2011.

Columbus Neighborhoods – Clintonville premieres this Sunday Night

21, 2014

What a special night of programming this Sunday (January 26th) at 8 pm on WOSU TV — our Columbus Neighborhoods documentary on the community of Clintonville produced by Mary Rathke followed by a new Downton Abbey!  Cozy around the fireplace and enjoy the best we have to offer of local and PBS programming.  

Sherlock Lives – Monday night premiere of Season Three on WOSU TV

13, 2014

Take a look at the BBC trailer on the opening of season three of Sherlock. The season opener hit the UK on Jan. 1 and premieres in Columbus on Jan. 20, Monday night at 9 pm on WOSU TV. The two hour season opener will be most interesting. If you haven’t seen Sherlock, you will be hooked.

Downton Abbey Event a Success

11802649463_2be9286907_c (1)
The WOSU Downton Abbey Tea & Premiere Event awardees for best impersonation of a Downton character!
9, 2014

We’d like to thank the 430 people who attended our special Downton Abbey Tea & Premiere last weekend at the Columbus Athenaeum.  The fundraiser was a great success and we met some wonderful fans of the Masterpiece series. This Sunday night look for a shocking Downton episode.  Viewer discretion advised.

Be Careful Out There

6, 2014

It’s not often The Ohio State University campus closes down, but it’s reflective of the real danger of extremely cold conditions. One vivid memory growing up in Wisconsin was when I came in the house after playing football in the snow and told my Mom that I couldn’t feel my hands.  She ran some cold [...]

Downton Abbey is Back!

Season Four at Downton will be most interesting.
3, 2014

You’ve endured the wait, and now the doors of Downton Abbey are about to swing open for a moving and memorable new season! Don’t miss the premiere of Downton Abbey Season 4 this Sunday, January 5, 2014, 9pm ET on WOSU TV.  Catch a scene from Sunday’s episode here.