Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
4:27 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

"Rock, Pop and Doo Wop" airs on Thursday, August 8th at 8:30 pm during Fall Festival 2013

La La Brooks, original lead singer of The Crystals, performs a pair of 1963 hits — "Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)" and "Then He Kissed Me" on ROCK, POP AND DOO WOP (MY MUSIC).

Rock and pop legends Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (formerly of Sha Na Na) and Ronnie Spector (of the Ronettes) bring back the best songs from the late 1950s and early 1960s rock, pop and doo wop era in this MY MUSIC concert event. The special, recorded in May 2010, includes live performances and rare, never before available archival classics from the Dick Clark vaults.

"Rock, Pop and Doo Wop" can be seen during Fall Festival on Thursday, August 8th at 8:30 pm on channel 3 and on Wednesday, August 7th at 8:30 pm on channel 3-1.

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Arts
4:22 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Enjoy Wagner and Verdi during the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert, Friday at 9 pm

Vienna Philharmonic

Led by guest conductor Lorin Maazel, the renowned Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual open-air concert, this year saluting Wagner and Verdi, in the magnificent gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. Tenor Michael Schade is the featured soloist. Selections include music from Aida, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Otello, Tristan und Isolde and La Forza del Destino.

"Great Performances - Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert" airs on Friday, August 2nd at 9:00 p.m.

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Politics
4:15 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

"Life and Death in Assisted Living" on Frontline airs Thursday, August 1st at 7 pm

Cheryl Morgan (pictured), whose story is featured in "Life and Death in Assisted Living," holds a photo of her late father, who had dementia. He died after drinking unsecured toxic dishwashing liquid at a Georgia assisted living facility.

More and more elderly Americans are choosing to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, which have sprung up as an alternative to nursing homes. But is this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry putting seniors at risk? In a major investigation with ProPublica, FRONTLINE examines the operations of the nation’s largest assisted living company, raising questions about the drive for profits and fatal lapses in care.

"Life and Death in Assisted Living" on Frontline airs on Thursday, August 1st at 7:00 p.m.

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Science
2:45 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

"V2 Rocket" on Nazi Mega Weapons, Pt. 3, airs on Wednesday at 9 pm

A scene from "V2 Rocket (w.t.)"

The first ever long-range rockets were designed and built by the Nazis in a network of top-secret research labs, underground silos and hi-tech launch pads. This is the story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race.

"V2 Rocket" on Nazi Mega Weapons, Pt. 3, can be seen on Wednesday, July 31st at 9:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
2:40 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

What happened to "Little Lindy" (Lindbergh's Baby)? on Nova

NOVA reopens one of the most confounding crime mysteries of all time — the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby and the trial and execution that followed.

In the aftermath of his 1927 solo transatlantic flight, Charles Lindbergh became the most famous human being on earth. When he and his wife, Anne, had a son, Charlie, the press dubbed him Little Lindy. On March 1, 1932, kidnappers snatched Little Lindy from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey. Negotiations stretched out for weeks, but Charlie never returned. His body was discovered not five miles from Hopewell.

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