Sep 2011

Mark On NECN’s TV Diner

Airing on New England Cable News (NECN), TV Diner is hosted by Billy Costa with co-star Jenny Johnson. The show features restaurant reviews, dining destinations, in-studio cooking demonstrations and other culinary-focused programs. Website: http://www.necn.com/pages/tv_diner/


Mark’s on-air segment with Billy Costa will air on:

  • Saturday, September 17 at 10am and 7pm.
  • Monday, September 19 at 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 21 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, September 23 at 7:30pm


The show’s theme is Dining around Foxboro and Mark will be discussing:

  • Narragansett brand revival
  • Key accounts and presence in Foxboro/Patriot Place
  • Seasonal Craft Releases
  • Cooking with ‘Gansett
  • Back Bay Social Club Beer Dinner

(TV Diner) – For 40 years it was the official beer of the Boston Red Sox, with “hi, neighbor, have a ‘Gansett” the slogan. Then it disappeared.

TV Diner Heroes is a new feature on TV Diner, and the first hero is Mark Helledrung, who’s credited with singlehandedly reviving the Narragansett beer brand.

Hellendrung did a stint at Nantucket Nectars, which he and his college roommates sold to Snapple in 2002.

View more on NECN.com.