Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
3:58 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea airs on Tuesday, June 17th at 8 pm

Bering Sea

Captain Dave Shoemaker’s gripping account of the fire that consumed his vessel on October 20, 2002 ranks among the great stories of tragedy and courage at sea. He was alone in the wheelhouse shortly after 1600 hours when one of his processing factory foremen burst into the wheelhouse and shouted that there was smoke in the fish factory.

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Business
3:53 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Find out more about Paul Newman's philanthropy on Tuesday, June 17th at 7:30 pm

Paul Newman

Give it All Away: Newman’s Own Recipe for Success traces Paul Newman’s legacy of giving.  The half-hour documentary chronicles the path of the Newman’s Own Foundation food company – the brainchild of Newman and writer A. E. Hotchner – as it evolved and funded a variety of charities across the nation.  To date, the foundation has distributed more than $370 million to thousands of programs throughout the U. S. and around the globe.  GIVE IT ALL AWAY profiles some of the nonprofit beneficiaries of Newman’s Own Foundation, and the inspirational people behind them.

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Politics
3:47 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Preview Ken Burns upcoming documentary on the Roosevelts on June 17th at 7 pm

Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary about Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt.

Sample the upcoming Ken Burns documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY in this exclusive PBS Preview. Patricia Clarkson hosts this behind-the-scenes look at the seven-part series, as filmmaker Burns describes how he brings the story of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to life. Follow the camera crews into the grand estates and intimate cottages of the Roosevelts. Visit the studio as Burns records the voices of the stars who read the diaries, letters and contemporary accounts of this noteworthy family.

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Business
3:42 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Texting is the leading cause of death of American Teenagers

Drivers using cell phones are five times more likely to crash than non-distracted drivers.  At any given daylight moment across America, approximately 660,000 people are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving.

Driven to Distraction airs on Monday, June 16th at 9:00 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

 

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Arts
3:32 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Look back 15 years to see what some memorable objects appraised in Providence are worth today.

Mark Walberg

Fifteen years after its first trip to Providence, Rhode Island, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW looks back to see what some of the most memorable objects are worth today. Some have increased in value, while others haven’t fared so well. Highlights include a Maurice Brazil Prendergast color monotype, ca. 1895; a Cartier ruby and diamond compact; and an Edward Farmer jade and gold box first appraised at $80,000-$125,000 and now valued at $250,000-$350,000.

Antiques Roadshow airs on Mondays at 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm on channel 3 and at 7:00 pm and 12:00 midnight on channel 3-1.

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