Rena Garrett

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4:19 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Mark Twain, Pt. 1 airs on Tuesday, July 30th at 7 pm

Journey with Ken Burns as he surveys Sam Clemens’ early life and his evolution into Mark Twain.

Ken Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens’ early days along the Mississippi River, to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up, stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language. The episode ends with the publication of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a novel that has been banned in hundreds of libraries and schools across the country ever since.

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4:16 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Running of the Bulls airs on Monday, July 28th at 9 pm

RUNNING OF THE BULLS explores the history and cultural relevance of this centuries-old tradition. Several longtime participants explain why they run in a race with a well-earned reputation for causing serious injury, and even death.

Each July, during the eight-day festival of San Fermin, thousands participate in one of the most dangerous and adrenaline-charged events in the world — the running of the bulls. This frantic sprint through the narrow, cobblestoned streets of Pamplona amounts to little more than 900 yards, and lasts roughly three minutes, but each moment brims with intensity and excitement. RUNNING OF THE BULLS explores the history and cultural relevance of this centuries-old tradition that attracts people from all over the world.

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4:11 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Look back on featured items from Des Moines, Iowa, to see if their value has changed.

Host - Mark Walberg

Fifteen years after first visiting Des Moines, Iowa, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW looks back on featured items to see if their value has changed. Highlights include a Rambling Mickey Mouse toy with its original box, ca. 1934; Charles Lindbergh memorabilia; and a Samuel McIntire medallion that has soared in value from $70,000-$90,000 to $200,000-$300,000.

Antiques Roadshow airs on Mondays at 7 pm and 11 pm on channel 3 and at 7 pm and 11 pm on channel 3-1.

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4:08 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Enjoy professional ballroom dancing during "Dance with Me" on Sunday, July 27th at 10 pm

Egor and Mie at the European Championships.

Professional ballroom dancing is very big in little Denmark. Since success in this intensely competitive art depends on finding the right partner, aspiring Danish dancers often look beyond their borders to find their matches. In this film, 15-year-old Russian performer Egor leaves home and family to team up with 14-year-old Mie, one of Denmark’s most promising young dancers. Strikingly different, Egor and Mie bond over their passion for Latin dance — and for winning. As they head to the championships, so much is at stake: emotional bonds, career and the future.

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4:03 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Vicious, Pt. 5 airs on Sunday, July 27th at 9:30 pm

Alexandra Roach as Chloe, Iwan Rheon as Ash, Derek Jacobi as Stuart and Ian McKellen as Freddie

Freddie and Stuart invite Ash and his new girlfriend, Chloe, to dinner. Infrequent acting work has been getting Freddie down, but things are looking up for Ash, who has fallen in love with the perfect woman. Or is she? As the evening progresses, Chloe’s habits stop seeming so sweet and tensions mount over dinner. Violet, meanwhile, is having difficulty with her lover in Buenos Aires.

Vicious, Pt. 5 airs on Sunday, July 27th at 9:30 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

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