Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
1:59 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Spoon and White Denim perform on Austin City Limits on January 10th

Austin’s best alternative rock shines with White Denim , highlighting the album Corsicana Leomonade.

Austin’s best alternative rock shines with Spoon and White Denim. Top 10-seller Spoon highlights its album They Want My Soul, while White Denim features its LP Corsicana Lemonade.

Austin City Limits  airs on Saturdays at 9 pm and 12 midnight on channel 3 and at 10 pm on channel 3-1.

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Arts
1:51 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

"American Voices with Renee Fleming" airs Friday, Janaury 9th at 9 pm

American Voices Concert: Ben Folds, Maestro Steven Reineke and Sara Bareilles.

Conceived and hosted by renowned American singer Renée Fleming, American Voices is the groundbreaking festival of performances, master sessions and symposia convened in November 2013 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, bringing together vocal masters, industry titans and emerging artists to celebrate the artistry, technique and challenges of professional singing. During six master sessions, fledgling artists receive one-on-one mentoring from iconic singers in a variety of genres: Eric Owens in classical, Dianne Reeves in jazz, Alison Krauss with Dr.

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Politics
1:39 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

"Gunned Down" on Frontline airs Thursday, January 8th at 7 pm

FRONTLINE investigates the power and politics of the NRA.

FRONTLINE investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America. With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, “Gunned Down” examines why, despite the national trauma over gun violence, Washington hasn’t acted.

"Gunned Down" on Frontline airs on Thursday, January 8th at 7 pm on channel 3.

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Politics
1:34 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

"V1: Hitler's Venegeance Missile" on Nazi Mega Weapons airs January 7th

In retaliation for devastating Allied bombing raids on German cities, Hitler ordered the development of a groundbreaking weapon: the V1.

In retaliation for devastating Allied bombing raids on German cities, Hitler orders the development of a groundbreaking weapon. This is the story of one of the most ambitious projects of the Third Reich: Hitler’s Vengeance weapon, the V1. Though it was ready too late to make a difference to the outcome of the war, its legacy is the cruise missile — a weapon that changed the face of war forever.

"V1: Hitler's Vengeance Missile" on Nazi Mega Weapons airs on Wednesday, January 7th at 9 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Science
1:29 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

"Rise of the Drones" on NOVA airs Wednesday, January 7th

On Monday, January 14, 2013, NOVA senior executive producer Paula S. Apsell, Lt. Gen. (ret.) Dave Deptula, Professor Vijay Kumar, Karem Aircraft founder Abraham Karem, producer and director Peter Yost and Dr. Peter W. Singer (via satellite) discuss the technologies that make drones so powerful.

Drones. These unmanned flying robots — some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds — do things straight out of science fiction. Much of what it takes to get these robotic airplanes to fly, sense and kill has remained secret. But now, with unprecedented access to drone engineers (including a rare interview with the “Father of the Predator,” Abe Karem) and those who operate drones for the U.S. military, NOVA reveals the amazing technologies that make them so powerful. Discover the cutting-edge technologies that are propelling us toward a new chapter in aviation history.

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