Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Politics
4:40 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

"Losing Iraq" on Frontline airs on Thursday, July 31st at 7 pm

Trace the U.S. role in Iraq from the 2003 invasion to the current violence

FRONTLINE examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq and how the U.S. is being pulled back into the conflict. Drawing on interviews with policymakers and military leaders, the film traces the U.S. role from the 2003 invasion to the current violence, showing how Iraq itself is coming undone, how we got here, what went wrong and what happens next.

"Losing Iraq" on Frontline airs on Thursday, July 31st at 7 pm on channel 3.

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Arts
4:35 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Make a better steak. Tune in on Thursday, July 31st at 9 pm

Ian Knauer

America has always had a love affair with steak. In this episode, Ian will show you the secrets to make your own steak that rivals the most famous steakhouse. He’ll show you the right cuts of beef to use and most importantly, how to dry age it at home.

"Steak Show" on On the Farm with Ian Knauer airs on Thursday, July  31st at 9 pm on channel 3.

 

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Science
4:31 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Sex in the Wild "Kangaroos" airs on Wednesday, July 30th at 9 pm

Join Joy and Mark in Australia to uncover the reproductive secrets of the pouch-wearing marsupials.

In Australia, Joy and Mark uncover the reproductive secrets of some of the strangest mammals on Earth — the pouch-wearing marsupials. Thanks to their bizarre way of reproducing, kangaroos thrive in one of the most unpredictable, drought-prone environments on Earth — the Australian Outback. In Queensland’s eucalyptus forests, he sees how tree-living marsupials — koalas — have mastered gravity-defying sex.

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Science
4:28 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

"Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Monsters" on NOVA airs July 30th

You might not see the resemblance, but these muddy mounds are your oldest living relatives. Sure, they are positively petrified, but bacterial stromatolites like these were some of the first beachgoers you would have encountered on a seaside holiday in the prehistoric past.

Host Richard Smith comes face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia. NOVA resurrects the giants that stalked the land and discovers that some of them were among the largest ever to have walked the Earth. Others were some of the most dangerous. In the dry desert heart, scientists unearth an ancient inland ocean, full of sea monsters. But reptiles didn’t have the world all to themselves. Mammals like the enigmatic platypus lived alongside them, ready for their day in the sun. And 65 million years ago, that day arrived.

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Science
4:22 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

"The Rhino Who Joined the Family" airs on Wednesday, July 30th at 7 pm

Rhino in front of Mike Condy sitting in the grass

Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet’s four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend’s fate.

"The Rhino Who Joined the Family" on My Wild Affair  airs on Wednesday, July 30th at 7 pm

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