Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
2:53 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Grateful Dead in Dead Ahead, from October 1980, airs Saturday, June 7th at 8:30 pm

These luminous performances captured the Grateful Dead at a moment of transformation. The concerts were the culmination of a month-long musical odyssey in San Francisco and New York City.

Filmed in October 1980 in Radio City Music Hall, the luminous performances on DEAD AHEAD captured the band at a moment of transformation. These concerts were the culmination of a month-long musical odyssey in San Francisco and New York City during which the band stretched the boundaries of more than 100 songs, from “Lost Sailor” to jug-band tunes, such as “Monkey and the Engineer,” played in coffeehouses. Performances include “Fire on the Mountain,” “Ripple,” “Bird Song” and “On the Road Again.”

Grateful Dead - Dead Ahead airs on Saturday, June 7th at 8:30 pm.

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Arts
2:49 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Pavarotti: A Voice for All Ages on Great Performances airs Saturday, June 7th at 7 pm

Pavarotti

Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his rich sound as the great male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations that brought him fame beyond measure. Audiences adored his larger than life personality, childlike charm, generous figure and happy go lucky style. This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since the launch of the international phenomenon. In 1963, he debuted in Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich and finally London.

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Science
2:45 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

30 Days to a Younger Heart with Steven Masley, MD airs Saturday at 3:30 pm

Dr. Steven Masley

Did you know that it’s possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age…you can turn back time.
And when you do…you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade.

Dr. Steven Masley and his three simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock…and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef, trained at the Four Seasons.

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Science
2:40 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Are carbs destroying your brain? Learn more on Friday, June 6th at 8:30 pm

David Perlmutter, MD

BrainChange reveals the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbohydrates on the human brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health. Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more.

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Arts
2:33 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Ed Sullivan's Rock and Roll Classics - The 60s airs on Thursday, June 5th at 9 pm

The Beatles made their American television debut in 1964 on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” The Fab Four perform their million-selling #1 chart debut “I Want to Hold Your Hand,” followed by another smash, “She Loves You.”

From the late 1940s until the early 1970s, millions of viewers of all ages saw great musical acts each Sunday night on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” This installment in the MY MUSIC series presents classic song performances from 1963-1968. From the Beatles’ American television debut to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance to the Rolling Stones, Sly and the Family Stone, the Mamas and the Papas and more, the special focuses exclusively on full-length music performances — no plate spinners or dancing elephants — that evoke the spirit of that decade’s youth movement.

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