Twelfth Season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE® "Go Anywhere, Tackle Anything"

Featuring a Special Severe Weather Episode and Expert Housecalls in Indiana, South Carolina, New Mexico, Washington, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana  

CONCORD, Mass., October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ASK THIS OLD HOUSE® returns for its 12th season of expert contractors traveling the country to tackle all sorts of home improvement projects. Kevin O'Connor, Richard Trethewey, Roger Cook and Tom Silva will "go anywhere and do anything" on the new season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, featuring 26 brand-new episodes, premiering nationally on PBS October 3, 2013 (check www.thisoldhouse.com/tvschedule or your local listings).

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This season, ASK THIS OLD HOUSE will air a special severe weather episode in which Richard travels to Oklahoma to install a tornado safe room, Tom visits a lab where hurricane window protection is tested, and a standby generator is installed to ensure that a homeowner never loses power again. Then, special guest Jim Cantore, Weather Channel Meteorologist, stops by the workshop to discuss how homeowners should prepare for all sorts of severe weather threats.

In addition, the crew travels to Fort Mill, SC, Albuquerque, NM, Santa Fe, NM, Indianapolis, IN, Seattle, WA, Biloxi, MS, Mobile, AL, New Orleans, LA and also tackles home improvement problems close to the show's home base near Boston. Kevin, Tom, Roger, and Richard once again attempt to figure out "What Is It?" during the fan-favorite segment in which the guys try to stump each other with strange-looking tools.

"Everyone has questions about how to maintain their home properly," says senior series producer, Chris Wolfe.  "And whether it's a simple project like replacing a kitchen faucet or a serious concern about preparing their house for the next big storm, ASK THIS OLD HOUSE is the one place on television where viewers can turn to for trusted information."

To submit a home improvement question, ASK THIS OLD HOUSE viewers should visit www.thisoldhouse.com/askaquestion. Their questions could be answered on the television program, in THIS OLD HOUSE magazine, online at www.thisoldhouse.com, or they may get a personal housecall from Kevin, Tom, Roger or Richard. Viewers can watch a sneak peek of season 12 here http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/video/0,,20738177,00.html and ASK THIS OLD HOUSE episodes online at www.thisoldhouse.com/watchasktoh.

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ASK THIS OLD HOUSE is produced by This Old House Productions, Inc., for This Old House Ventures, Inc., and presented on PBS by WGBH Boston.  Senior series producer is Chris Wolfe. This Old House is the No. 1 multimedia home enthusiast brand, offering trusted information and expert advice through award-winning television, a highly regarded magazine and an information-driven Web site.  This Old House Ventures, Inc., is a business of Time, Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner.

WGBH Boston is America's preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web, including MasterpieceAntiques RoadshowFrontlineNovaAmerican ExperienceArthurCurious George, and more than a dozen other prime-time, lifestyle, and children's series. WGBH's television channels include WGBH 2, WGBX 44, and the digital channels World and Create. WGBH TV productions focusing on the region's diverse community include Greater BostonBasic BlackHigh School Quiz Show, and Neighborhood Kitchens. WGBH Radio serves listeners across New England with 89.7 WGBH Boston Public Radio; 99.5 WCRB Classical New England; and WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR® Station. WGBH also is a major source of programs for public radio (among them, PRI's The World®), a leader in educational multimedia (including PBS LearningMedia™, providing the nation's educators with free, curriculum-based digital content), and a pioneer in technologies and services that make media accessible to deaf, hard of hearing, blind, and visually impaired audiences. WGBH has been recognized with hundreds of honors: Emmys, Peabodys, duPont-Columbia Awards and Oscars. Find more information at wgbh.org.

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