Westport, Conn. (May 18, 2006) Move over MARtha Stewart! Westport, Connecticut native Mar Jennings, the well known gardening and design expert and Lifestyle Guru on WTNH Channel 8, may be going national with his own exciting lifestyle television series.
Mar Jennings’ Home and Garden, a 30-minute lifestyle series which presents affordable, creative and inspiring projects to dress up your home, garden and life, has been signed by 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, Discovery HOME, The Style Network, and Fine Living.
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 uncover “the endless splendors your home has to enjoy,” according to Jennings. “Having a beautiful home is an attainable goal,” he promises, “and you can do this!”
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!
About Mar Jennings
Mar Jennings is a lifestyle expert and a regular contributor to Weston Magazine and The Fairfield County Times. Mar has been featured on such programs as The Victory Garden-PBS-WGBH Boston, News 12 CT, and Good Morning Connecticut-WTNH, where he appears twice a month as a lifestyle guru, capturing audiences throughout the region with his energy and simple yet elegant design tips. Mar’s successful home and garden television show resulted in the creation of his website www.marjennings.com, which offers tips and projects to inspire viewers to create, live and enjoy all the opportunities that their own homes can offer. Whether entertaining guests or creating the perfect inexpensive centerpiece, Mar makes it easy, fun and spectacular.
About Northstar Media
Founded by Pat McDonald, formerly of Image Entertainment, and Andy Weir, previously with Warner Bros. Domestic Television, Northstar Media is aligned with program suppliers such as Plexifilm, Enliven Entertainment, Ideal Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Sony, and Sock Bandit Productions, among others, and its program catalog features more than 100 hours from a variety of independent producers. Northstar Media sells its clients products to multiple outlets in both the U.S. and international markets including TV, bcst & cable, syndication, satellite, PPV, and HDTV. Other outlets include in-flight entertainment video-on demand and home video/DVD.
Andy Weir, (l) Co-President of Northstar Media, is pictured with Mar Jennings as they recently toasted Mar’s recent successes at a party in Mar’s celebrated garden. Mar Jennings Home and Garden, a 30-minute lifestyle series which presents affordable, creative and inspiring projects to dress up your home, garden and life, has just been signed by 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. In Connecticut, the lifestyle series has been picked up to begin airing on WTNH Channel 8/UPN 9 in the summer of 2006, with new shows, special guests, and air dates to be announced.