When the first episode of This Old House premiered on February 20, 1979, the show launched a new television genre like nothing ever seen before. Four decades later, the show is still going strong entertaining and empowering homeowners with trusted home improvement content.
Founded by Russell Morash, This Old House is now in its 43rd season and remains the highest-rated home improvement show on television. It continues to resonate with audiences as recently detailed by The New York Times, Salon and The Atlantic. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has recognized This Old House with 19 Emmy® Awards and 87 nominations.
Chris Wolfe serves as the Executive Producer of the show, John Tomlin is the Senior Producer and Show Runner, and Sara Ferguson serves as the Coordinating Producer.
This Old House is produced by This Old House Ventures, LLC, and presented on PBS by WETA Washington, DC. National underwriting for This Old House is provided by The Home Depot, GMC, Gorilla Glue, Angi, and GAF.
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