Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Politics
11:26 am
Mon April 14, 2014

"Solitary Nation" on Frontline, airs on Tuesday, April 22nd at 10 pm

An estimated 80,000 Americans are in solitary confinement — even people who haven’t committed violent crimes — sometimes for years or even decades. Using extraordinary access to the segregation unit at the maximum security Maine State Prison, FRONTLINE examines America’s use of solitary confinement — a practice U.S. prisons and jails resort to more than most other countries. Some prison officials see it as necessary to keep order and safety, but critics say it is inhumane and counterproductive.

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Arts
11:20 am
Mon April 14, 2014

KENW-TV's On-Air Auction 2014 begins on Tuesday, April 22nd at 7 pm

Started by Jeff Wilson in 1976 in Portales, Cattle Baron was one of the first donors to the KENW Auction. Besides the 8 Cattle Baron Restaurants, you can also use your gift card at Farley's, with locations in Roswell, Ruidoso and Las Cruces, and at Pasta Cafe in Roswell.

Cattle Baron Restaurants serve the best steaks, salad and seafood this side of the Pecos. Their friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere makes it everyone's favorite place to dine.  Cattle Baron has generously donated 24 $50 gift cards, so some will sell on-air and some will sell online.  Don’t miss out.

KENW-TV's On-Air Auction airs on Tuesday, April 22nd, Thursday, April 24th, and Saturday, April 26th beginning at 7 pm on channel 3.
 

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Arts
11:09 am
Mon April 14, 2014

"Muscle Shoals" on Independent Lens airs on Monday, April 21st at 8 pm

A scene from "Muscle Shoals."

Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. Under the spiritual influence of the “Singing River,” as Native Americans called it, the music of Muscle Shoals has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. At its heart is Rick Hall, who founded FAME Studios. Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Hall brought black and white together in Alabama’s cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations.

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Arts
11:07 am
Mon April 14, 2014

A Frederick Church oil painting is appraised on Monday, during Antiques Roadshow

Aaron Bastian appraises a Frederick Church oil painting, ca. 1867, for $100,000 to $150,000 in Anaheim, California.

In Anaheim, California, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Philip Weiss travel to the Queen Mary to talk about ocean liner memorabilia. Highlights include a Marx Brothers prop duck, one of two duck props made for the “You Bet Your Life” television show; two sketches by pop star Michael Jackson, ca. 1973, that were given to the owner by Jackson in a tenth-grade art class; and a Frederic Church oil painting, ca. 1867, that once belonged to the owner’s great-aunt, who was married to the artist, and is now appraised for $100,000 to $150,000.

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Arts
9:23 am
Wed April 9, 2014

"Blood on Their Hands, Pt. 2" on Bletchley Circle airs Sunday, the 20th at 9 pm

THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE returns for a second season, following four ordinary women with the extraordinary ability to break codes, a skill honed during World War II when they worked undercover at Bletchley Park, site of the United Kingdom’s main decryption establishment. The women use their code-breaking skills to solve crimes in post-war London.

"Blood on Their Hands, Pt. 2" on Bletchley Circle airs on Sunday, April 20th at 9:00 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

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