Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Science
2:36 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

"Touching the Wild" on Nature airs Wednesday, April 16th at 7 pm

Joe Hutto and mule deer shot from behind looking away from camera – Joe has arm around deer Riverton area, Wyoming

Joe Hutto has dedicated seven years of his life to becoming a wild mule deer. Ordinarily, the deer herd would run from any human, but these keenly intelligent animals come to regard this stranger as one of their own. As he crosses the species divide, Hutto taps into a new understanding of these elusive animals. His joy in his new family is infectious, but this human predator also learns to see the world from the point of view of prey — and it’s an experience that will rock him to his core; sharing their world so personally takes a toll that sends him back to his own kind.

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Arts
2:32 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

The Address, a new film by Ken Burns airs on Tuesday, April 15th at 8 pm

The boys during Morning Circle.

Ken Burns tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of Greenwood, whose students, boys ages 11-17, all face a range of complex learning differences, the film also unlocks the history, context and importance of President Lincoln’s most powerful address.

The Address airs on Tuesday, April 15th at 8:00 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
2:23 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

"Standup to Sitcom" is featured on Pioneers of Televison on Tuesday, April 15th at 7 pm

Bob Newhart, shortly after he made the transition from accountant to comedian.

This star-packed episode features fresh interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne Barr, Tim Allen, Ray Romano and Bob Newhart. The program reveals how America’s top standup comics made the transition to the sitcom format and includes dozens of clips from “Seinfeld,” “Home Improvement,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Roseanne” and more.

"Standup to Sitcom" on Pioneers of Television airs on Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
2:13 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Escape in the Pacific: 1943 airs on Monday, April 14th at 9 pm

ESCAPE IN THE PACIFIC: 1943 delivers a dramatic, gripping account of one of the most remarkable incidents of World War II — the only successful group escape from a Japanese POW camp. On April 4, 1943, 10 American prisoners of war — survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March and the Fall of Corregidor — and two Filipino convicts carried out a daring escape from one of Japan's most notorious (and reputedly escape-proof) prison camps, the Davao Penal Colony located on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.

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Arts
2:02 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

See the fun finds in Kansas City on Monday at 7 pm

Laura Woolley (right) appraises a 1955 Elvis Presley concert poster for $10,000-$12,000 in Kansas City, Missouri.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is in Kansas City, Missouri, where host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Daile Kaplan at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to learn about the photography of Dorothea Lange. Highlights include a 1955 Elvis Presley concert poster, with Presley billed at the bottom; an 1812 Marklin “Puritan” toy boat, used in the family pool and valued at $20,000; and a 1919 Leon Gaspard Portrait of Young Girl oil that was appraised for $10,000 in the 1960s is appraised at the ROADSHOW for $75,000.

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