Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Upstairs Downstairs II
11:53 am
Fri September 28, 2012

"Upstairs Downstairs, II" on Masterpiece begins Sunday, October 7th at 8:00 p.m.

Alex Kingston as Dr. Blanche Mottershead

The saga continues at 165 Eaton Place, with new characters upstairs and down, in a six-part sequel to the much-loved MASTERPIECE series. Set in 1936, the lives of masters and servants have never been so captivating, as two new arrivals make their mark and Lady Agnes reveals a dark secret.

"Upstairs Downstairs II" on Masterpiece can be seen on Sundays at 8:00 p.m. beginning October 7th.

Arts
12:02 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Sound Tracks: Music without Borders - hosted by NPR's Marco Werman

Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men perform "Mountain Sound" from their hit album, "My Head is an Animal", for SOUND TRACKS cameras.

This musical adventure series roams America and the world in search of compelling music, telling the stories behind the music and the artists who create it. Hosted by public radio’s Marco Werman, the magazine-format show features three stories and a special “global hit” performance at the end of the episode. Reporters include Alexis Bloom, Arun Rath and Mirissa Neff. The show combines travel, soul-satisfying music and a sense of humor with top-notch journalism.

Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders airs on Friday, October 5th at 9:00 p.m.

Arts
11:59 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Lords of the Gourd: The Pursuit of Excellence airs Thursday, October 4th at 7:00 p.m.

The extreme gardeners who compete at the annual Cooperstown PumpkinFest weigh off have one obsessive goal — to raise the biggest giant pumpkin in the world. These gurus of the gourd nurture their fruits through harsh weather, floods, animal attacks and even sabotage to produce glorious pumpkins of gigantic proportion. This program follows Joe Pukos and his fellow competitors through the final harrowing days of harvest and the journey across New York State with the bulging behemoths strapped into the beds of their pick-ups.

Politics
11:52 am
Thu September 20, 2012

PBS NEWSHOUR DEBATES - "Presidential Debate, Pt.3" airs on Monday, October 22nd at 7:00 p.m.

The NEWSHOUR presents live coverage (90 minutes) and analysis (30 minutes) of the presidential candidates’ debates.

Monday, October 22nd - "Presidential Debate, Pt. 3"
The moderator will open each segment with a question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the topic.

PBS NewsHour Debates can be seen on Monday, October 22nd at 7:00 p.m.

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