Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
4:48 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Enjoy music from the 50s & 60s on Saturday, August 9th at 8 pm

The Chordettes perform their sweet hit “Lollipop” in this MY MUSIC special that spotlights the happy days of the 50s and early 60s with archival footage of the greatest pop and rock hit makers of the era in their prime.

From “Love Me Tender” to “Only You,” “Wake Up Little Suzie” to “Dream Lover” and ” Long Tall Sally” to “Put Your Head on My Shoulder,” this new MY MUSIC special spotlights the happy days of the 50s and early 60s with archival footage of the greatest pop and rock hit makers of the era in their prime. Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, from the original Sha Na Na lineup, hosts.

50s & 60s Rock Rewind airs on Saturday, August 9th at 8 pm on channel 3 and on Tuesday, August 12th at 7 pm on channel 3-1.

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Arts
4:43 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Learn more about songwriter, Jimmy Van Huesen, during Fall Festival on Saturday at 6:30 pm

Frank Sinatra (left) and Jimmy Van Heusen looking at music together, 1950s.

Celebrate Oscar-winning composer and test pilot Jimmy Van Heusen, who wrote high-flying songs for his legendary pals: “Swinging on a Star” and “Moonlight Becomes You” for Bing Crosby and “Come Fly With Me” for Frank Sinatra, plus ”Call Me Irresponsible,” “The Tender Trap,” ”All the Way,” “High Hopes,” “Here’s That Rainy Day” and many more. The program includes interviews with Frank Sinatra, Jr., Harry Crosby, Tony Bennett, Woody Allen, Angie Dickinson, Shirley MacLaine, John Pizzarelli and others, along with archival film and television clips of his timeless songs.

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Science
4:37 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Dr. Fuhrman's newest PBS special airs Saturday at 2 pm during Fall Festival 2014

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, New York Times best-selling author and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods.

Break free from dieting once and for all with practical, effective advice from Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a New York Times best-selling author, leading expert and board-certified physician who specializes in the prevention and reversal of disease using nutritional solutions. The program includes cooking demonstrations; advice on staying active, vibrant and healthy later in life; and nutritional methods to prevent and even reverse obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease and more.

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Politics
4:33 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Dick Cavett's Watergate airs on Friday, August 8th at 9 pm

The Dick Cavett Show of 8/1/73 on location from the Senate Watergate Committee hearing room in Washington D.C. Dick Cavett looks over shoulder at camera; flanked by members of the committee with their backs to the camera – left to right: Senator Herman Talmadge, Senator Daniel Inouye, Senator Lowell Weicker, and Senator Howard Baker.

From 1972 to 1974, the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of “The Dick Cavett Show.” In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded.

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Business
4:28 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

"Generation Like" on Frontline airs Thursday, August 7th at 7 pm

Oliver Luckett

Thanks to social media, today’s teens are able to interact directly with their culture — artists, celebrities, movies, brands and even one another — in ways never before possible. But is that real empowerment? Or do marketers still hold the upper hand? In “Generation Like,” author and FRONTLINE correspondent Douglas Rushkoff (“The Merchants of Cool,” “The Persuaders”) explores how the perennial teen quest for identity and connection has migrated to social media — and exposes the game of cat-and-mouse that corporations are playing with these young consumers.

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