Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
3:01 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Enjoy alternative rock with the Shins and Dr. Dog on Austin City Limits on the 18th

Shins

ACL presents alternative rock with the Shins and Dr. Dog. The Shins play songs from their latest record Port of Morrow, while Dr. Dog highlights Be the Void.

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
2:57 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

"Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler" on American Masters airs Friday, the 17th at 9 pm

Jascha Heifetz, the child prodigy, circa 1907 at age 6.

Discover the mysterious violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students, archival performances and home movies. His story embodies the paradox of artistic genius: how a mortal man lives with immortal gifts, honored at a lifelong price.

"Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler" on American Masters airs Friday, April 17th at 9 pm on channel 3.

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Politics
2:52 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

"Memory of the Camps" on Frontline, airs Thursday, April 16th at 7 pm

Memory of the Camps, a landmark historical film discovered by FRONTLINE in a museum vault decades ago, has been called “Hitchcock’s lost Holocaust film.” First broadcast by the series in 1985, the documentary shows the first horrifying footage shot as Allied troops entered the Nazi death camps and draws on initial editing done by famed director Alfred Hitchcock before the film was shelved 70 years ago.

A landmark historical film discovered by FRONTLINE in a museum vault decades ago has been called “Hitchcock’s lost Holocaust film.” First broadcast by the series in 1985, the documentary shows the first horrifying footage shot as Allied troops entered the Nazi death camps. Drawing on initial editing done by famed director Alfred Hitchcock before the film was shelved 70 years ago, FRONTLINE reconstituted the forgotten reels and script and showed them in public for the first time 30 years ago.

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Science
2:44 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

"The Great Math Mystery" on Nova airs Wednesday, April 15th at 8 pm

Professor Andy Lankford and Mario Livio walking in the LHC tunnel

NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour — a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy and the spiral in the center of a sunflower. Math was essential to everything from the first wireless radio transmissions to the prediction and discovery of the Higgs boson and the successful landing of rovers on Mars. But where does math get its power?

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Science
2:37 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Finding the right location for a home. "Animal Homes: Location" on Nature, airs Wednesday

Close up: young ravens in a cliff face nest in the Green Mountains of Vermont

Finding a good base of operations is key to successfully raising a family. One must find the right stream or tree, the right building materials, neighbors and sometimes tenants. In the wild, every home is a unique DIY project, every head of household a designer and engineer. Cameras chart the building plans and progress of beavers, tortoises, hummingbirds and woodrats, examining layouts and cross sections, evaluating the technical specs of their structures, documenting their problem-solving skills.

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