Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
12:35 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

"A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" on Tuesday at 7 pm

Blind Boys of Alabama

President and Mrs. Obama host a concert in the White House East Room in honor of the civil rights movement. Artists include Yolanda Adams, Joan Baez, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Howard University Choir and The Freedom Singers, featuring Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Rutha Harris, Charles Neblett and Toshi Reagon. Morgan Freeman is a guest speaker.

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Arts
12:32 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

"Billings, MT, Pt. 2" featured on Antiques Roadshow on Monday, August 26th at 7 pm

A 19th-century Japanese suit of armor; an 1874 oil painting by noted Swiss artist Luigi Rossi; and a circa 1825 Parisian gilt bronze plateau

Surrounded by the spectacular scenery of a Montana ranch, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser John Sollo explore the works of Thomas Molesworth, a significant figure in the popularization of rustic, Western-style furnishings. Highlights include a 19th-century Japanese suit of armor; an 1874 oil painting by noted Swiss artist Luigi Rossi; and a unique housewarming gift — a circa 1825 Parisian gilt bronze plateau (serving tray) valued at $50,000 to $70,000.

"Billings, MT, Pt. 2" on Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday, August 26th at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
12:49 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

"Silk," a three-part legal drama begins Sunday, August 25th on Masterpiece Mystery! at 8 pm

Follow Martha Costello’s quest to rise to the rank of Queen’s Counsel, called “taking Silk.”

Barrister Martha Costello (Maxine Peak) is under pressure to win cases as she aspires to rise to the rank of Queen’s Counsel, also known as “taking Silk.” In an effort to boost her Silk application, Martha takes on challenging cases to prove her merit — and an ambitious student pupil (Tom Hughes). That Martha’s opposing counsel in a major case is Clive (Rupert Penry-Jones), a rival barrister in her chambers, complicates matters further. Will Martha be able to satisfy both the personal and the professional demands placed on her?

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Politics
12:45 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

"The Lion's Roar" on Churchill, Pt. 2, airs on Sunday, August 25th at 7 pm

Churchill

The final episode begins with Churchill’s trip to the Normandy beaches in June 1944. When victory in Europe finally came, Churchill led the celebrations, but in private, he brooded about the dangers of Stalin and communism. Two months later, he lost an election, but returned to contest the 1951 election, pledging to lead Britain in the post-war age and determined to forge a peaceful alliance between the U.S. and the USSR. One month short of his 77th birthday, he became prime minister again.

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Arts
12:40 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Austin City Limits features "Wilco" on Saturday at 9 pm

Wilco

Modern rock band Wilco returns to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS with tunes from its LP The Whole Love.

"Wilco" on Austin City Limits can be seen on Saturday, August 24th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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