Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Sports
12:43 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

"Billie Jean King" is profiled on American Masters on Tuesday, September 10th at 7 pm

Billie Jean King bends down low to send the ball back over the net during the match with Bobby Riggs in the Astrodome in Houston, Texas on Sept. 20, 1973. Ms. King beat Riggs 6-4; 6-3; 6-3.

The series’ first profile of a sports figure commemorates the 40th anniversaries of the famous Billie Jean King v. Bobby Riggs “The Battle of the Sexes” tennis match and the launch of the Women’s Tennis Association. King presents her own story, with perspective from Serena and Venus Williams, Hillary Clinton, Sir Elton John, Maria Sharapova, members of the Virginia Slims Circuit “Original 9” including Rosie Casals, Gloria Steinem, Chris Evert, Margaret Court, Bobby Riggs’ son Larry, family, friends, and many others.

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Arts
12:39 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

"Catholicism, Pt. 1" begins on Monday at 9 pm

Catholicism

In this moving and epic documentary series, Father Robert Barron tells the story of Catholicism around the world – using art, architecture, literature, music and all the riches of the Catholic tradition. Fr. Barron also examines how Christianity has helped shape the nature of this rich and powerful faith.

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Arts
12:34 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

"Antiques Roadshow" visits Wichita, Kansas on Monday at 7 pm

At the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event in Wichita, Kansas, this lucky guest (left) is certainly surprised when told rare hall-of-famers are among her collection of 1914 and 1915 Cracker Jack baseball cards. Appraiser Brian Marren points out Joe Jackson, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner and an extremely rare 1914 Christy Mathewson card and estimates the entire collection could score $30,000 to $40,000.

In Wichita, Kansas, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Gary Piattoni shed some light on the Wichita-based Coleman Company and the appeal of its iconic recreational and military lanterns and stoves. Highlights include a circa 1875 Italian micromosaic pendant; a circa 1955 miniature Smith-Miller Coca-Cola truck; and a set of 1914 and 1915 Cracker Jack baseball cards, valued at $30,000 to $40,000.

"Antiques Roadshow" airs on Mondays at 7:00 pm. and 11:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Arts
12:25 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

The conclusion of "Silk" on Masterpiece Mystery!, airs Sunday at 8 pm

Shown: Maxine Peak as Martha Costello

Both Martha and Clive have their Silk interviews and Martha takes on the biggest case of her life: defending a repeat offender on a murder charge at the Old Bailey. When the case begins to fall apart, Martha struggles to remain focused as the stress on her personal and private life grows. All the while, the pupils’ future and the fate of chambers hang in the balance.

The conclusion of "Silk" on Masterpiece Mystery! airs on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
12:20 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

"Last Tango in Halifax, a six-part series begins on Sunday at 7 pm

Alan (DEREK JACOBI) and Celia sit by the fireside in a café, waiting for their families

Celia and Alan, childhood sweethearts reunited after 60 years, are stranded when Alan’s car is stolen. They phone their respective daughters, arrogant Caroline and happy-go-lucky Gillian, to pick them up. Seconds before they actually meet, the women argue bitterly over a parking space. Celia and Alan introduce them to one another and make a surprising announcement.

"Last Tango in Halifax" can be seen on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. beginning September 8th on channels 3 and 3-1.

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