Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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11:21 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Season 4 of Call the Midwife begins on Sunday, March 29th

Trixie (Helen George)

Nurse Barbara Gilbert arrives at Nonnatus and, after a disastrous start, earns the respect of her colleagues by helping a new mother overcome difficulties. Trixie faces one of the most emotionally draining cases of her career, and the Turners broker a domestic deal that breaks the mold for the 1950s and 60s. Sister Evangelina finally agrees to undergo tests for her abdominal pain.

Call the Midwife IV, Pt. 1  airs on Sunday, March 29th at 7 pm on channel 3 and at 8 pm on channel 3-1.

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Arts
11:18 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Alternative Pop music is featured on Austin City Limits on March 28th

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes bring experimental alt.pop to the ACL stage with the LP Here.

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes and tUnE-yArDs bring experimental alt.pop to the ACL stage. The Zeroes support their LP Here, while tUnE-yArDs performs material from w h o k i l l.

Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9 pm and 12 midnight on channel 3 and at 10 pm on channel 3-1.

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Arts
4:39 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Mark Morris Dance Group performs on Great Performances on Friday

Choreographer Mark Morris garnered international fame for this 1988 “work of genius” (The New York Times) set to Handel’s Baroque masterpiece, in which a colorful array of dancers embodies the ecstasy of art that transforms.

Merriment and Milton are hardly synonymous, but the poet who penned Paradise Lost also inspired Handel’s L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, which concludes “Mirth, with thee we mean to live.” Choreographer Mark Morris garnered international fame for this 1988 “work of genius” (The New York Times) set to Handel’s Baroque masterpiece, in which a colorful array of dancers embodies the ecstasy of art that transforms. Mikhail Baryshnikov hosts.

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Politics
4:35 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

"The Vaccine War" on Frontline airs Thursday at 7 pm

The vaccine war: On one side sit scientific medicine and the public health establishment; on the other, a populist coalition of parents, celebrities, politicians and activists.

Public health scientists and clinicians tout vaccines as one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine. But for many ordinary Americans vaccines have become controversial. Young parents are concerned at the sheer number of shots — some 26 inoculations for 14 different diseases by age six — and follow alternative vaccination schedules advocated by gurus like Dr. Robert Sears. Other parents go further. In communities like Ashland, Oregon, up to one-third of parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids at all.

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Science
4:31 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

"The Bible's Buried Secrets" on Nova airs Wednesday, March 25th at 8 pm

This two-hour special breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God and the creation of the Bible.

This two-hour special breaks exciting new ground in investigating the origins of the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God and the creation of the Bible. For the first time, more than a century of literary detective work and decades of archeological excavation in the Holy Land will challenge viewers with provocative new insights, including that most Israelites worshiped pagan gods and many believed that God had a wife, who was venerated as an idol.

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