Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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2:27 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

"History Detectives" can be seen at 7 pm on Tuesday, April 2nd

The five History Detectives (from L-R) Tukufu Zuberi, Gwen Wright, Eduardo Pagan, Elyse Luray and Wes Cowan.

America’s top gumshoes are back for a 10th season. Wesley Cowan, independent appraiser and auctioneer; Gwendolyn Wright, historian and professor of architecture, Columbia University; Elyse Luray, independent appraiser and expert in art history; Dr.

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2:20 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

"Kind Hearted Woman" continues on Tuesday, April 2nd at 8 pm

During PBS’ KIND HEARTED WOMAN session at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, CA on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, INDEPENDENT LENS senior producer Lois Vossen, filmmaker David Sutherland, featured subject Robin Charboneau and FRONTLINE deputy executive producer Raney Aronson-Rath and discuss the new film profiling Charboneau’s life. (Premieres Monday-Tuesday, April 1-2, 2013, 9:00 p.m. ET.)

In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (“The Farmer’s Wife,” “Country Boys”) creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Robin over three years as she struggles to raise her two children, further her education and heal herself from the wounds of sexual abuse she suffered as a child.

"Kind Hearted Woman" airs continues on Tuesday, April 1st at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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8:25 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Jeremy Piven as "Mr. Selfridge" on Masterpiece Classic begins Sunday, March 31st at 8 pm

Jeremy Piven as Harry Gordon Selfridge (foreground). Shown in background (l-r): Zoe Tapper as Ellen Love, Frances O'Connor as Rose Selfridge, Gregory Fitoussi as Henri Leclair and Katherine Kelly as Lady Mae.

Jeremy Piven ("Entourage") stars as a wheeling-dealing American who shows early 1900s Londoners how to shop. Based on the life of colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge, the new eight-part series is created by Emmy Award-winning writer Andrew Davies ("Pride and Prejudice," "Bleak House"). Also starring are Frances O’Connor ("Madame Bovary"), Aisling Loftus ("Page Eight"), Zoe Tapper ("Zen"), Amanda Abbington ("Case Histories"), and Samuel West ("Any Human Heart"). Who knew shopping could be like this!

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8:24 am
Tue March 26, 2013

See Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples on Austin City Limits at 9 pm on Saturday, March 30th

Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples showcase classic R&B, blues and pop.

Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples showcase classic R&B, blues and pop. Raitt presents songs from her latest album Slipstream, while Staples performs songs from You Are Not Alone and Staple Singers classics.

Austin City Limits presents "Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples" on Saturday, March 30th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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8:21 am
Tue March 26, 2013

"Philip Roth: Unmasked" on American Experience airs on Friday, March 29th at 9 pm

During PBS’ AMERICAN MASTERS “Philip Roth: Unmasked” session at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, CA on Monday, January 14, 2013, series creator and executive producer Susan Lacy and Philip Roth (via satellite)

Explore the life of the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novelist, often referred to as the greatest living American writer. In candid interviews, Philip Roth discusses intimate aspects of his life and art as he has never done before: his unliterary upbringing in Newark, New Jersey, his writing process, the inspiration behind his most famous novels, and the many controversies he stirred throughout his career.

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