(NEW YORK, NY, May 3, 2005) -- Martha Stewart Living television show received the 2005 James Beard Foundation / Viking Range Broadcast Media Award for the Best Television Segment – National or Local. The 15th Annual James Beard Foundation Awards, which recognize excellence in food/beverage-related topics in radio and television, were announced today, Monday, May 2, in New York City.
This is the third time Martha Stewart Living has been honored with a James Beard Foundation Award; Martha Stewart Living received the award for the Best National Television Segment in 1998 and in 2003.
Created and hosted by Martha Stewart, the award-winning Martha Stewart Living airs nationally on The Style Network weekdays at 8 p.m., and provides high-quality, “how-to” content, whether teaching viewers how to prepare a surprisingly easy oven-baked risotto, create colorful and unusual flower arrangements, plan an elegant destination wedding in Puerto Rico, or design simple and inspirational decorating makeovers for their homes. The program features special guest experts on all aspects of the home, including cooking, decorating, crafts, collecting, gardening, weddings, baby and kids, technology, homekeeping, petkeeping, and healthy living. Guests join Martha on her travels to exciting locations around the world.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a leading provider of original "how-to" information, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and high-quality products. MSLO is organized into four business segments: Publishing, Television, Merchandising, and Internet/Direct Commerce. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MSO.
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