10 06, 2016

The Paper House

By | Friday, June 10, 2016|Hidden History Blog|


Paper HouseIt all began as a hobby in Rockport, Massachusetts in 1922. The design: a house built with newspaper! The concept for the house was created by a mechanical engineer named Elis […]

6 06, 2016

2016 Emmy Award Winner

By | Monday, June 6, 2016|Recent News|


Emmy PhotoThe Folklorist is the proud recipient of two 2016 Boston/New England Emmy® Awards! Our team at NewTV is honored to be recognized by this prestigious group for the fifth consecutive year.

Producers/Directors Angela Harrer and Andrew Eldridge, […]

1 12, 2015

New Episode Premiere

By | Tuesday, December 1, 2015|Recent News|


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Tune in on Thursday, December 10th at 8pm to NewTV’s Education Channel to watch the next episode of NewTV’s Original Program, The Folklorist. The next episode will feature the stories of […]

5 08, 2015

The Folklorist on Monday Night Talk

By | Wednesday, August 5, 2015|Recent News|


mntlOGO2Last week our team was invited to the WATD-FM Studio to discuss The Folklorist on Monday Night Talk with Kevin Tocci. Play the clip below to hear John Horrigan and the rest of the team discuss the process of making the […]

23 06, 2015

Witch Rock

By | Tuesday, June 23, 2015|Hidden History Blog|


In the small town of Rochester, MA, a rock that sits on private property, at an imposing height of twelve feet. It is branded with a painted silhouette of a witch, along with the words: “Witch Rock”. But the question […]

5 06, 2015

The Palatine Ship

By | Friday, June 5, 2015|Hidden History Blog|


August 1738, the Princess Augusta, a two hundred ton British ship, set off from Rotterdam, of the Palatinate region in Germany (from which it derived its contemporary name “the Palatine Ship”) to Pennsylvania. The Palatine was transporting a fourteen man […]

2 06, 2015

2015 Emmy Award Winner

By | Tuesday, June 2, 2015|Recent News|


unnamed-1The Folklorist is the proud recipient of four 2015 Boston/New England Emmy® Awards! Our team at NewTV is honored to be recognized by this prestigious group for the fourth consecutive year.

Host John Horrigan won for Outstanding […]

26 05, 2015

2015 Communicator Award Winner

By | Tuesday, May 26, 2015|Recent News|


Communicator-Awards-1The Folklorist recently won four 2015 Communicator Awards: The Gold Communicator Award of Excellence for “Film/Video – History/Biography” and “Film/Video – Videography/Cinematography,” as well as two Silver Communicator Awards of Distinction for “Film/Video – Cultural” […]

11 05, 2015

2015 Telly Award Winner

By | Monday, May 11, 2015|Recent News|


telly-awards-featureThe Folklorist has just won the 2015 Telly Award for Television Program-Cultural, as well as the 2015 People’s Telly Award! The show also received two second place awards this year for Program Writing and Editing.

For the past […]

10 05, 2015

Six Emmy Nominations

By | Sunday, May 10, 2015|Recent News|


Outstanding Drama SeriesThe Folklorist has just been nominated for six Boston/New England Emmy® awards! Since 2012, the show has been nominated 16 times and has won three Emmys® in the […]