BALTIMORE, MD – February 13, 2012 – RLTV, the only cable network that provides consumers with information and entertainment to help Redefine Life after 50, today announced that season three of AARP’s non-partisan political talk show, Inside E Street, will premiere the week of February 13, week days at 6:30 pm on RLTV.
An informative half-hour news show, Inside E Street delves into the issues behind the headlines affecting boomers and seniors, covering the latest developments in healthcare, finance and retirement. Its host, Lark McCarthy, is a former White House Correspondent for ABC News and served as the news anchor for Washington, D.C.’s FOX affiliate for 17 years.
In the new season of Inside E Street, McCarthy and her team of veteran news producers tackle issues such as Medicare, social security, managing health records online, boomers as consumers, having babies after 50, encore careers and elder abuse. They provide viewers with up-to-date news and stories on topics critical to the demographic. Featured guests include best-selling authors, award-winning researchers, scientists and physicians positioned to advise on the issues most important to boomers and seniors today.
“Lark has spent virtually her entire career in Washington, D.C. covering politics and news,” said Elliot Jacobson, Senior VP Programming and Production, RLTV. “She draws on that experience to bring the discussion of major current events and issues most pertinent to those 50-plus to the RLTV audience. We are thrilled to have her framing these important issues for us.”
“We take a topic that most news shows spend 90 seconds on, and go much deeper into the issue,” said Inside E Street’s executive producer Margee Finn-Frame. “We gear our coverage of topics in a way that affects every age, and is of potential interest to every member of a family. Issues like college kids moving back into their parents’ home, or public policy issues related to hoarding – what are the implications of these things in the short and long-term? Inside E Street has immediate relevance and every week we want to leave viewers with a sense of empowerment.”
Season three of Inside E Street premieres the week of February 13, week days at 6:30 pm on RLTV.
About Lark McCarthy
For three decades, Lark McCarthy was a pioneering anchor in Washington, D.C., covering vital issues and newsmakers in our nation’s capital. McCarthy anchored Fox Five Morning News from 1990 to 2007 and contributed to Emmy award-winning newscasts at Fox 5 and ABC 7 in Washington, D.C. McCarthy also served as a White House Correspondent for ABC News and an anchor for CBS News Nightwatch. She has received numerous awards and honors for her work, including an Emmy Award for a special report on the aftermath of the sniper shootings and a Silver Circle Award for her significant contributions to news coverage in the Washington, D.C. area. Recently, she served as moderator for a series of webcasts for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services aimed at alerting the nation to the many issues involved in preparing for a flu pandemic.
RLTV is the only television network dedicated to celebrating the lifestyle, interests and influence of boomers and seniors. Its Emmy Award-winning, informative and entertaining programming focuses on everything from financial planning and second careers to travel and entertainment; from health and wellness to volunteerism and community-building. RLTV has an all-star lineup of celebrity hosts including Florence Henderson, Joan Lunden, Jean Chatzky and Sam Donaldson. RLTV is about redefining life. For more information on RLTV, go to www.rl.tv.
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