Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
2:58 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

"Emerging Empires Collide, Pt. 2" on Broadside can be seen on Sunday at 9:30 pm

Pictured, New Amsterdam, which soon became New York.

The two-part drama-documentary BROADSIDE tells the story of how the English invasion of Dutch Manhattan sparked the first global naval war. BROADSIDE employs talented actors in 17th-century settings, large-scale re-enactments, animation and scholarly interviews to capture the drama and intrigue as two nations fight for prosperity abroad and face demands for religious freedom at home.

"Emerging Empires Collide, Pt. 1" on Broadside airs on Sunday, August 18th at 9:30 p.m. on channel 3.


 

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Arts
2:54 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

"Lady Vanishes" on "Masterpiece Mystery!" airs Sunday at 8 pm

A young socialite (Tuppence Middleton) suspects foul play when a woman inexplicably disappears from a train. This new adaptation of the classic thriller, made famous by Alfred Hitchcock and based on Ethel Lina White’s 1936 novel The Wheel Spins, also stars Keeley Hawes (“Upstairs Downstairs”) and Tom Hughes (“Page Eight”).

"Masterpiece Mystery!" presents "Lady Vanishes" on Sunday, August 18th at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Politics
2:50 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Find out more about "Winston Churchill" during "Churchill, Pt. 1" on Sunday at 7 pm

CHURCHILL explores many of the myths that surround the legendary figure, revealing the complexity of the real man who was a soldier, adventurer, politician, author and arguably the greatest Englishman of the 20th century. Shown: Winston Churchill, Conservative MP for Oldham, December 1901.

This documentary, narrated by Sir Ian McKellen, explores many of the myths that surround the Churchill legend, revealing the complexity of the real man who was soldier, adventurer, politician, author and arguably the greatest Englishman of the 20th century. The program offers an intimate representation of Winston Churchill's extraordinary character and life, illuminating the forces that drove him.

"Churchill, Pt. 1 - Destiny" airs on Sunday, August 18th at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
2:46 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

"Alejando Escovedo" performs on Austin City Limits on Saturday, at 9 pm

Alejandro Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Streets Songs of Love.

Rock and funk collide with Alejandro Escovedo and Trombone Shorty. Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Street Songs of Love. Trombone Shorty follows with a heavy dose of New Orleans funk ‘n’ roll.

"Austin City Limits" can be seen on Saturday, August 17th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Science
2:31 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

"Football High" on Frontline airs on Thursday, August 15th at 7 pm

Examine whether the amped-up culture of high school football has outrun protections for the players.

High school football has never had a higher profile, with nationally televised games, corporate sponsorships and minute-by-minute coverage on sports websites. In northwest Arkansas, FRONTLINE examines one ambitious high school team working its way towards national renown. With a superstar quarterback at the helm, tiny Shiloh Christian is striving to join the ranks of the country’s best high school teams—teams whose workout schedules, practices, and styles of play increasingly imitate the pros.

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