Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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2:49 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Antiques Roadshow visits Des Moines, Iowa on Monday, December 9th at 7 pm

At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Des Moines, this guest learns an incomplete but genuine 1623 Shakespeare First Folio, part of the original published collection of William Shakespeare’s plays, is estimated to have a significant worth of $40,000 to $50,000.

In Des Moines, Iowa, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis Wahlgren explore an impressive extra-illustrated book set based on a biography of Charles Dickens at Salisbury House and Gardens, the estate of 1920s cosmetics tycoon Carl Weeks. Highlights include: a collection of late 1950s and 1960s Lucy M. Lewis Acoma Pueblo pottery; an 1820 Russian Loutkin snuff box inscribed with the imperial arms of the Romanov dynasty; and an extremely rare 1623 Shakespeare First Folio, valued at $40,000 to $50,000.

Antiques Roadshow airs on Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

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12:59 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

See the rebroadcast of the third season of "Downton Abbey" beginning on Sunday, December 8th at 7 pm

Shown: Elizabeth McGovern as Lady Grantham

The Great War is over and the long-awaited engagement of Lady Mary and Matthew is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate. Shirley MacLaine joins the much-loved cast, which includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton and many others. “No family is ever what it seems from the outside,” observes Smith’s shrewd character.

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12:53 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Classical Rewind can be seen on Sunday, December 8th at 5 pm

Bust of Beethoven

Experience the beauty, romance and dramatic power of musical masterpieces in this visual and auditory joyride through the world of classical hits. Host Martin Goldsmith guides viewers on this fresh and engaging exploration of the world of classical music, with personal reflections from Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell and Stewart Copeland of The Police, among others.

Classical Rewind airs on Sunday, December 8th at 5:00 p.m.

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12:50 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Gospel's Jubilee Showcase airs on Sunday, December 8th during Winterfest 2013 at 4 pm

Dorothy Norwood and The Dorothy Norwood Singers perform in GOSPEL'S JUBILEE SHOWCASE.

Join host Clifton Davis as he introduces rare early performances from some of gospel music’s legendary pioneers, including The Staple Singers, The Soul Stirrers, Albertina Walker, The Caravans and many more.

Gospel's Jubilee Showcase airs on Sunday, December 8th at 4:00 p.m.

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12:35 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Enjoy the music of Carole King and James Taylor during Winterfest, on Saturday at 9 pm

James Taylor and Carole King

This concert special starring Carole King and James Taylor was filmed at their 2007 performances celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Los Angeles' famed Troubadour nightclub. At that club 40-some years ago, Taylor urged King to emerge as an artist from behind her piano, a seminal moment in the history of these pop singer-songwriter icons.

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