“The New Yankee Workshop” ends after 21 seasons

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Morash Associates and WGBH announced Oct. 16 that after 21 successful seasons on PBS, "The New Yankee Workshop" will not be producing new episodes. Host Norm Abram will continue his work on the PBS series "This Old House."

"We've had a great run, built challenging projects, met wonderful woodworkers and received loyal support from millions of viewers," says Norm Abram, host of the show in a press release.

"Throughout the show's run, Norm has proven that he is one of the great craftsmen of our time," says creator and executive producer Russell Morash.

Repeat episodes of "The New Yankee Workshop" are currently airing on PBS. Abram will continue to appear on the Emmy Award-winning home improvement series "This Old House," which premiered its 30th anniversary season Oct. 8.

The Web site, www.newyankee.com, will continue to provide viewers the opportunity to get into the shop with project plans, DVDs, a Q&A section, and more.

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