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 45th season and remains one of 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 92 nominations.