Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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9:09 am
Thu April 11, 2013

"The Great Plow Up" Pt. 1 of Dust Bowl airs on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7 pm

During the decade-long drought that turned the southern Plains into the Dust Bowl, the hardest hit area was centered on Boise City, Oklahoma, in a part of the Panhandle formerly known as No Man’s Land. And the worst storm of all hit on Palm Sunday, April 14, 1935—a day remembered as Black Sunday. Here the storm sweeps over a farmstead on its way toward Boise City.

In the first episode of Ken Burns’s THE DUST BOWL, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America’s history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope even as the earth and heavens seemed to turn against them.

"The Great Plow Up" Pt. 1 of Dust Bowl airs on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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9:02 am
Thu April 11, 2013

"The Bletchley Circle," a three-part murder mystery series begins on Sunday, April 21st at 9 pm

Shown from L-R: Rachael Stirling as Millie, Julie Graham as Jean, Sophie Rundle as Lucy, Anna Maxwell Martin as Susan

Susan, noticing a pattern in a string of London murders, contacts her old friends from Bletchley — Millie, Lucy and Jean — to try to identify the killer. Treating the crimes like a code to be cracked, the women gather all available information and evidence and then, through a sequence of clever deductions, determine how the killer is finding his victims and where a missing girl must have been abducted. Can they reach her before the killer claims his fifth victim?

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8:57 am
Thu April 11, 2013

"Mr. Selfridge, Pt. 4" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, April 21st at 8 pm

Shown: Zoe Tapper as Ellen Love

Spunky shop girl Agnes Towler returns to work. But all is not well, as Harry and Rose face a moment of truth, Ellen confronts Harry, and alcohol, pills and driving under the influence take their toll.

"Mr. Selfridge, Pt. 4" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, April 21st at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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8:51 am
Thu April 11, 2013

"Call the Midwife II, Pt. 4" airs on Sunday, April 21st at 7 pm

Shown (L-R): Leanne Rowe as Ruby, Jamie Thomas King as Douglas and Cliff Parisi as Fred

Returning from her stint at the London Hospital, Jenny needs all her midwifery skill when she and Sister Evangelina assist at the birth of a baby born with spina bifida. The parents struggle to understand and accept their son’s condition. Jenny, who has never delivered a disabled child, struggles to accept the implications the illness could have for the child’s future. Nonnatus House, meanwhile, plays host to an acquaintance of Chummy’s — an eccentric cleric who befriends Jane.

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10:41 am
Mon April 8, 2013

"Florence + The Machine and Lykke Li" on Austin City Limits airs on Saturday, April 20th

Bluesy singer Florence showcases her LP Lungs.

Experimental modern rock rules with Florence + The Machine and Lykke Li. Bluesy singer Florence showcases her LP Lungs, while Swedish chanteuse Li highlights her LP Wounded Rhymes.

Austin City Limits can be seen on Saturdays at 9:oo p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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