Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
3:51 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Masterpiece Contemporary "Page Eight" airs on Sunday, February 24th at 8:00 pm.

Page Eight

An aging spy stumbles on an international scandal that could bring down the British government. But will it bring down his own career first? Bill Nighy (Love Actually) stars, with Michael Gambon (Harry Potter), Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient), and Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener), who plays the agent's mysterious next-door neighbor. Written and directed by Sir David Hare (Oscar-nominated adapter of The Reader and The Hours).

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Arts
3:47 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

"Esperanza Spalding" on Austin City Limits on Saturday, February 23rd at 9:00 p.m.

Esperanza Spalding

ACL presents an hour with jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding in support of her LP Radio Music Society.

Enjoy "Esperanza Spalding" on Austin City Limits on Saturday, February 23rd at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3-2 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Arts
3:42 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

"Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll" on American Masters, Friday, the 22nd at 9 pm.

Sister Rosetta Tharpe performing in New York’s Café Society in 1940.

Discover the life, music and influence of the African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915-1973). During the 1940s-60s, she introduced the spiritual passion of her gospel music into the secular world of rock ’n’ roll, inspiring some of its greatest stars, including Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard.

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Politics
11:36 am
Tue February 12, 2013

"Raising Adam Lanza" on Frontline airs on Thursday, February 21st at 7 pm.

In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates a young man, Adam Lanza (shown in 2005), who left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else.

In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates a young man and the town he changed forever. Adam Lanza’s motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. With The Hartford Courant, FRONTLINE looks for answers to the central — and so far elusive — question: Who was Adam Lanza? Also this hour: In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Obama called for a national conversation about guns.

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Politics
11:33 am
Tue February 12, 2013

"The Path to Violence" can be seen on Wednesday, February 20th at 8 pm.

The inside of a locker containing drawings of guns (re-enactment).

Psychologists, working with law enforcement officers, have devised tools to prevent violent attacks. THE PATH TO VIOLENCE details a powerfully effective Secret Service program — the Safe School Initiative — that’s helped schools detect problem behavior. However, shooters like Adam Lanza, Jared Loughner and allegedly James Holmes all executed their attacks after they’d left school.

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