Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
3:31 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Music Voyager "Tennessee Special - Round " airs on Thursday, December 27th at 9 pm.

Music Voyager

Memphis has played an important role in the history of blues, rock and roll and soul music. Host Jacob Edgar witnesses the meeting of young and old when blues veteran Bobby “Blue” Bland jams with 17-year-old guitar wizard Will Tucker. The elder statesman schools the young Tucker in the finer points of the blues, before a scorching performance at the B.B. King nightclub on Memphis’s famous Beale Street. Brandon Bailey's unique blend of harmonica with beat boxing illustrates blues' new directions while blues-rockers North Mississippi All Stars jam at one of Memphis’ hippest record stores.

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Science
3:28 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Join Hans Rosling in an entertaining exploration of the history of statistics on Wednesday.

Hans Rosling

THE JOY OF STATS is television science at its best — lively, entertaining and accessible. This engaging documentary takes viewers on a roller coaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power stats have to change our understanding of the world in which we live. Hosted by superstar Swedish scientist Hans Rosling – whose eye-opening, mind-expanding, and very funny online lectures have made him an international Internet legend – THE JOY OF STATS is an entertaining exploration of the history of statistics.

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Science
3:24 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

"Is That Skunk" on Nature can be seen on Wednesday, December 5th at 7:00 pm

Intrepid researchers and cameramen track skunks day and night, uncovering how they hunt, forage, mate and raise their young.

It's a familiar but mysterious creature in woods and neighborhoods all across America. Its infamous weapon is one of the most awful scents in all of nature. Now, intrepid researchers and cameramen track skunks day and night across California, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, even Martha's Vineyard, uncovering how they hunt, forage, mate and raise amazingly cute babies - all the things they're up to when they're not spraying the local dog. And yes, the remarkable secrets of that stink will be revealed!

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Arts
8:30 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Downton Abbey Revisited can be seen Sunday, December 2nd at 6:30 pm

The Great War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate for a third thrilling season. With the return of its all-star cast plus guest star Academy Award®-winner Shirley MacLaine, Downton Abbey, Season 3 airs over seven Sundays on PBS beginning in January 2013.

Sundayn this riveting special, DOWNTON ABBEY REVISITED, savor great moments from the series’ first two seasons, along with cast interviews, rare behind-the-scenes footage and a sneak peek at what’s in store for the Crawleys as they enter the Roaring Twenties. What will become of Bates? What new mischief will villainous footman Thomas and scheming lady’s maid O’Brien instigate? Will wedding bells finally ring? And how will the formidable Dowager Countess (Dame Maggie Smith) handle the arrival of Lady Grantham’s American mother (Shirley MacLaine)?

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Arts
2:26 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Tenors: Lead with Your Heart airs on Sunday, December 2nd at 7:00 pm.

The Tenors (l-r): Fraser Walters, Clifton Murray, Victor Micallef and Remigio Pereira.

The Tenors — Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray, Remigio Pereira and Fraser Walters — have inspired millions of music lovers with their rich harmonies, addictive charm and powerful songs. This dazzling new concert takes place in the breathtaking 2,050-seat Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, where The Tenors perform music from their newly released sophomore album Lead With Your Heart.

Tenors: Lead with Your Heart can be seen on Sunday, December 2nd at 7:00 pm.

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