Chilmark Actor Joins TV Cast

Lenny Clarke steals doughnuts from co-workers' desks, sleeps in the office when his sister in law is visiting and would rather nap than watch for crooks. At least that's the case when he's playing detective Frank Harrigan on the new comedy, The Job, that debuts Wednesday, March 14 at 9:30 p.m. on ABC. In real life, Mr. Clarke drinks tea, enjoys a daily swim in the summer and is a year-round Chilmark resident.

PBS Series on Baby Boomers Has Designs on Lorraine Parish

Lorraine Parish has been an Island fashion presence for nearly three decades, but it was her personal spirit rather than her designer’s eye which last month put her in front of a film crew, shooting the pilot for a television series on baby boomers.

The hour-long Public Broadcasting System (PBS) show, yet untitled, is being edited for broadcast in Boston area. Laurie Donnelly, executive producer of the pilot and for lifestyle entertainment at Boston’s WGBH-TV, is teaming up with AARP magazine to chronicle the lives of boomers today.

Louise Sweet Featured

Louise Sweet Featured

Louise Sweet of Flowers On The Vineyard will featured for her work on the Style Network this month. It can be seen on cable channel 119 Tuesday nights at 9 p.m., or go to stylenetwork.com and click on weddings away, then destination weddings, then Martha’s Vineyard.

Dan Aykroyd on UFOs

Dan Aykroyd on UFOs

Plum Martha’s Vineyard will broadcast an interview with comedian and writer Dan Aykroyd about his research on aliens and UFO sightings. The program will be shown on Channel 76 at various times this week. It also is available on the Plum Web site, vineyard.plumtv.com.

Plum Lunch

Plum Lunch

Plum is readying a new summer show Creative Lunch hosted by ad-man Richard Kirshenbaum, founder of Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners. Mr. Kirshenbaum has helped develop such brands as Kenneth Cole, Snapple and Target and is regularly featured in the New York Times, Wired and as a commentator in US Weekly’s Fashion Police section.

Vineyard Politics Now Available on Demand

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL

The Vineyard’s public access community cable station MVTV will provide a video on-demand service for Island political meetings. Denys Wortman, president of the public access cable station, announced last Friday that the service is under way, though still in its early stages.

Plum Streams Live

Plum Streams Live

Plum TV, Comcast channel 76, announces live streaming on plumtv.com.

Plum TV is a network of eight stations around the country featuring local TV from destinations such as Martha’s Vineyard, Aspen, Vail and Miami Beach.

Plum Streams Live

Plum Streams Live

Plum TV, Comcast channel 76, announces live streaming on plumtv.com.

Plum TV, a network of eight stations around the country featuring local TV from destinations such as Martha’s Vineyard, Aspen, Vail and Miami Beach.

Plum TV Nominated

Plum TV Nominated

Plum TV of Martha’s Vineyard (channel 76), along with Plum’s Nantucket and Sun Valley stations, has been nominated for eight New England Emmy awards. Winners will be announced at Boston Marriott Copley Place on May 30.

How’s Your News

How’s Your News

How’s Your News, a television show starring former campers from Vineyard Haven’s Camp Jabberwocky, premieres Sunday, Feb. 8 at 10:30 p.m. on the cable network MTV. The show features the talents of Bobby Bird, Larry Perry, Jeremy Vest and Sean Costello, all of who are long-time summer residents by way of the camp. For more information, visit howsyournews.com.

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