Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
11:27 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Good fortune and staggering loss during "Antiqiues Roadshow's" 13th season opener on Monday

At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Palm Springs, California, a guest learns a 1937 painting by noted American Abstract Expressionist Clyfford Still, received as a housewarming gift, is conservatively estimated to be worth $500,000.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, with host Mark L. Walberg, opens its lucky 13th season in Palm Springs, California, with a mix of great good fortune and an equally staggering loss. At one extreme, ROADSHOW experts discover the most valuable object ever appraised on the series: a 1937 painting by noted American abstract expressionist Clyfford Still — received as a housewarming gift — conservatively estimated to be worth $500,000. At the other, collector Jim McCarty invites ROADSHOW viewers to join the hunt for stolen works from his private collection of California plein air paintings.

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Arts
9:20 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Learn more about Oscar Hammerstein II on Friday, June 7th during Summerfest

Oscar Hammerstein, the most acclaimed lyricist and librettist of the 20th century, at work.

Hosted by Matthew Morrison (“Glee”), OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II — OUT OF MY DREAMS is a celebration of the most acclaimed lyricist and librettist of the 20th century. His legendary works include Show Boat (1927), Oklahoma! (1943), Carousel (1945), South Pacific (1949), The King and I (1951) and The Sound of Music (1959). Brimming with movie clips from his greatest musicals, this new PBS special features interviews with Stephen Sondheim, Harold Prince, Shirley Jones, Mitzi Gaynor, Hammerstein family members and others.

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Arts
9:16 am
Fri May 31, 2013

See the Four Tops on "Motown: Big Hits and More", airing Thursday, June 6th at 9 pm

The Four Tops return with classic 60s hits on MOTOWN: BIG HITS & MORE (MY MUSIC).

This program of original Motown classics from 1958 to 1968 features many first-time extended stereo mixes of Motown’s biggest hits, B-sides, album cuts and radio classics from the Temptations, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, the Supremes, the Miracles, Martha & the Vandellas and more. The MY MUSIC team spent the last year in the Motown vaults assembling this special, which features the biggest and best moments from past PBS Motown specials, enhanced and extended with additional footage and archival gems.

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Arts
9:10 am
Fri May 31, 2013

"Magic Moments - The Best of 50s Pop" airs on Thursday, June 6th at 7 pm

Patti Page sings "Old Cape Cod" in this cavalcade of 1950s pop music recording legends, who reunite to perform their biggest hits.

Phyllis McGuire, Pat Boone and Nick Clooney host this nostalgic trip back to the 1950s. The program's mix of live performance and archival footage takes viewers back to the era's pop music days with classic moments from Patti Page, Perry Como, Debbie Reynolds, the McGuire Sisters and more.

"Magic Moments - The Best of 50s Pop" airs on Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 p.m.

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Science
9:47 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Dr. Amit Goswami, Ph.D, in "Quantum Activist" airs on Wednesday, June 5th at 7 pm

Dr. Amit Goswami, Ph.D

Be prepared to take a discontinuous leap. There is a revolution going on in science. A genuine paradigm shift. While mainstream science remains materialist, a substantial number of scientists are supporting and developing a paradigm based on the primacy of consciousness.

Dr. Amit Goswami, Ph.D, a pioneer of this revolutionary new perspective within science shares with us his vision of the unlimited potential of consciousness as the ground of all being, and how this revelation can actually help us to live better.

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