Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Science
1:26 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Visit the wild side of France, during Nature, on January 7th

To go about their daily activities freely, marmots (Marmota marmota) have developed a collective surveillance system. (Shot in the Alps)

For most, a trip to France includes fine food, local wines, beautiful cities and celebrated culture of all kinds. This is a trip of a different sort altogether, featuring the unexpected flora and fauna of the country, both great and small. Journeying from the Pyrenees to the Alps, all around the mainland and farther on to Corsica, it is the story of the wild side of France. Breathtaking photography reveals wolves, wild boar and even bears living among France’s many mountains, valleys and forests.

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Business
1:20 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

"Ripley: Believe It or Not" on American Experience airs January 6th, at 8 pm

LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming himself from a skinny, bucktoothed boy into an entertainer who mesmerized the nation with his razzle-dazzle blend of homespun Americana, colorful exotica and freakish oddities. Over three decades, his “Believe It or Not!” franchise grew into an entertainment empire, expanding from newspapers to every form of “new media” in the 20th century: radio, film and, ultimately, television.

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Business
1:13 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Klondike Gold Rush airs on Tuesday, January 6th at 7 pm

Branch store of Johnson, Kerfoot & Co.

Renowned as the richest gold strike in North American mining history, the Klondike Gold Rush (1896-1899) set off a “stampede” of more than 100,000 people on a colossal journey from Alaska to the gold fields of Canada’s Yukon Territory. The boomtown of Dawson City emerges as the heart of this story of determination, luck, fortune and loss. Known as the “Paris of the North,” it’s filled with banks, saloons, stores and hotels; for the stampeders and the outside world, it’s a place where lives can in fact be revolutionized.

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Arts
11:27 am
Tue December 23, 2014

"Rich Hill" on Independent Lens airs on Monday, January 5th

Harley with his grandmother

Follow three boys as they navigate the often-treacherous road between childhood and adolescence in an economically depressed Missouri town. Despite the isolation and deprivation, they long for the American Dream. By Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo.

"Rich Hill" on Independent Lens airs on Monday, January 5th at 8 pm on channel 3-1 and at 9 pm on channel 3.

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Arts
11:24 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Season 19 of Antiques Roadshow begins on Monday, January 5th

Leila Dunbar appraises a collection of 1871-1872 Boston Red Stockings baseball cards for $1,000,000 in New York City.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW hits a homerun in the premiere of season 19 with a treasure-filled visit to New York City and its largest sports memorabilia find ever! Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Eric Silver take a trip to the New-York Historical Society to discuss Frèdèric Auguste Bartholdi Statue of Liberty statuettes. Highlights include an unpublished Art Spiegelman book proposal, ca.

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