Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

Pages

Science
4:20 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

"Megastorm Aftermath" on Nova airs on Wednesday at 8 pm

Water soaked roads filled with sand from beach in Rockaway Beach, Queens, an area affected by Hurricane Sandy on November 3, 2012.

In October 2012, superstorm Sandy cut a path of devastation across the Caribbean and the East Coast, killing hundreds and doing tens of billions of dollars in damage. Now, a year after Sandy’s deadly strike, correspondent Miles O’Brien and NOVA follow up on the 2012 film “Inside the Megastorm” with a fresh investigation of the critical questions raised by this historic storm: Was Hurricane Sandy a freak combination of weather systems? Or are hurricanes increasing in intensity due to a changing climate?

Read more
Science
4:12 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Earthflight: A Nature Special "Flying High," Pt. 6, airs on Wednesday at 7 pm

Christian Moullec flying a microlight with his geese

A behind-the-scenes look at how EARTHFLIGHT was made, including the extraordinary relationships between people and birds. Microlights, paragliders, drones and camera-carrying birds and much more helped along the way.

"Flying High," Pt. 6 on Earthflight airs on Wednesday, October 9th at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

Read more
Sports
4:06 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

"League of Denial" on Frontline airs on Thursday at 7 pm

Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame center Mike Webster.

The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America’s indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. In a special investigation, FRONTLINE joins prize-winning journalists Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada to reveal the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries, drawn from their forthcoming book League of Denial (Crown Archetype, October 2013).

Read more
Arts
4:01 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

"Wheels of Yesteryear: Touring with The Tin Lizzies" airs on Monday at 9 pm

Dean Van Doren and Linda Riel with a 1926 Model T Fordor

More than a hundred years after it was first introduced, the Model T Ford continues to roll down scenic byways, country back roads, and community streets.  This is all due to car collectors and enthusiasts of these automobiles.  Wheels of Yesteryear: Touring with The Tin Lizzies documents the Tin Lizzies on the “Llano Estacado Tour” of eastern New Mexico.

"Wheels of Yesteryear: Touring with the Tin Lizzies" airs on Monday, October 7th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and on Saturday, October 12th at 9:30 p.m. on channel 3-1.

Read more
Arts
3:54 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

"Genealogy Roadshow" visits San Francisco on Monday at 8 pm

Participant Cecilia Chen discovers the answers to long held questions about her family’s history at Genealogy Roadshow in San Francisco, CA.

Bay Area drama unfolds at San Francisco’s Old Mint as the GENEALOGY ROADSHOW team reveals stories tying citizens to the 1906 earthquake, notorious gangsters, war heroes and two brutal murders. A woman who suspects family ties to the Gold Rush learns that a 19th-century workplace murder claimed the life of an ancestor. An Irish-American woman discovers how a devastating earthquake brought her grandparents together. One family’s ancestry mirrors American history, with familial ties to both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.

Read more

Pages