Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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2:44 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

"Call the Midwife II, pt. 5" can be seen on Sunday, April 28th at 7 pm

Shown: Supporting actors as the street party

The whole Poplar community pulls together to prepare for the annual Summer Fete. This year, with the introduction of a baby show, the midwives will be more involved than ever, especially Trixie, who assumes responsibility for securing a celebrity judge. At the ante-natal clinic, Jenny meets Nora, an impoverished mother of eight, who is distraught that she may soon have another mouth to feed. Jenny’s attempts to reassure her fall on deaf ears, and a desperate Nora takes matters into her own hands.

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Arts
9:48 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Austin City Limits presents "Coldplay" on Saturday, April 27th at 9 pm

Modern rock giants Coldplay ring in the new year with an AUSTIN CITY LIMITS New Year’s Eve special highlighting their mega-hits and songs from their newest LP, Mylo Xyloto.

Grammy-winners Coldplay, the modern-rock giants who have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, perform hits and selections from their newest LP, Mylo Xyloto.

"Coldplay" on Austin City Limits can be seen on Saturday, April 27th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Arts
9:33 am
Thu April 11, 2013

"Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Carousel'" on Live From Lincoln Center airs on Friday, April 26th at 9 pm

Stephanie Blythe plays Nettie Fowler in this concert production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved musical.

One of spring’s cultural highlights is the staging of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel, the iconic American musical beloved by generations. The New York Philharmonic’s production features a cast of stars drawn from Broadway and opera stages, including Kelli O’Hara as Julie Jordan and Nathan Gunn as Billy Bigelow; Rob Fisher conducts and John Rando directs.

"Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'Carousel'" on Live From Lincoln Center can be seen on Friday, April 26th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 7:30 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Arts
9:27 am
Thu April 11, 2013

"The Retirement Gamble" on Frontline can be seen on Thursday, April 25th at 7 pm

Is there a better way to manage your retirement? Frontline investigates in "The Retirement Gamble."

Ten trillion dollars in Americans’ retirement savings are invested in large and small accounts managed by banks, brokerages, mutual funds and insurance companies. But whether your IRA or 401K will assure a safe retirement is largely a gamble. Building off reporting from the groundbreaking special “Money, Power and Wall Street,” FRONTLINE raises troubling questions about how America’s financial institutions protect our savings.

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Science
9:16 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Learn more about the harpy eagle during "Jungle Eagle" on Nature on Wednesday at 7 pm

Harpy eagles are the most powerful birds of prey in the world, but scientists know very little about them. NATURE enters their secret world with wildlife filmmaker Fergus Beeley and his team of cameramen as they locate a nest and struggle to document the lives of these elusive birds in Venezuela’s Orinoco River jungle. Pictured: Female harpy eagle in nest

The most powerful raptor in the world, the harpy eagle, hides away deep in the South American jungle. Harpy eagles are barely ever seen, let alone filmed. In this extraordinary documentary, our team of cameramen steps into the world of this monkey-eating eagle and even risks injury to obtain intimate pictures of them bringing back large monkeys to the nest. The tables soon turn, however, as one of these massive birds starts following the team.

"Jungle Eagle" on Nature airs on Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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