Mar TV Press Release (6-21-06)

The Mar Jennings Home and Garden Show Is Growing!
Lifestyle TV Show Signed to WTNH/ABC & WCTX/UPN
Possible National Syndication In The Works

Westport, Conn. (June 9) Westport, Connecticut native Mar Jennings, the well known gardening and design expert and Lifestyle Guru on WTNH Channel 8, announced today that his lifestyle series, Mar Jennings Home and Garden, will be airing regularly on WTNH Channel 8 this summer, with airdates scheduled for July and August. Viewers who wake up early to view Mar twice a month on Good Morning Connecticut can now get a dose of Mar in the afternoon, as the 30-minute lifestyle series, which presents affordable, creative and inspiring projects to dress up your home, garden and life, premieres on Saturday, July 8, at 1:30 p.m.

Jennings, an emerging personality on the national home and garden front, tapes the series in his elegant Connecticut home, inviting viewers to learn simple, yet innovative ways to fulfill all of their domestic needs. With his creative flair and inexpensive ideas, the series is designed to help viewers easily uncover "the endless splendors of your home and garden," according to Jennings.

Jennings is thrilled that the series will soon reach his Connecticut viewers on a regularly scheduled basis. "I'm eager to get out to the garden, roll up my sleeves, and get into that dirt to film the gorgeous June blooms," Jennings said. "We have some amazing special guests lined up, and we'll also be filming some road segments in the Hartford area so we can show our viewers the beauty of the whole state," he continued. "I'm committed to making the program fun and entertaining for my loyal viewers, and for those who will be just getting to know me."

Jennings is especially pleased to continue his relationship with WTNH Channel 8, where he has been a contributor to Good Morning Connecticut for the past year. "I appreciate the wonderful support I continue to receive from WTNH, and I look forward to building a relationship with the WTNH audience throughout the state," he added.

Blooming on the National Front?
The series may be blooming on the national front, as well. Mar has signed with Northstar Media, a New York-based media and television distributor, with the goal of raising the profile of the local Lifestyle Guru to a national level. Possible broadcast outlets for the series include HGTV, The Style Network, and Fine Living.

From interior design to outdoor garden projects, creative cooking to pet grooming - Mar does it with simplicity and style. With an array of special expert guests, the buzz about this show has already begun. Mar Jennings Home and Garden is the place to tune in for style! "Having a beautiful home is an attainable goal," he promises. "If I can do this - you can do this!"

Mar Jennings Home & Garden is scheduled to air on WTNH/ABC Channel 8 on July 8, 15, and 30, and August 13, 20, and 27. Please check your local listings for exact air time; dates and times may be subject to change.