Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
9:19 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples perform on Austin City Limits on March 29th

Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples showcase classic R&B, blues and pop.

Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples showcase classic R&B, blues and pop. Raitt presents songs from her latest album Slipstream, while Staples performs songs from You Are Not Alone and Staple Singers classics.

Austin City Limits airs at 9 pm and 12 midnight on channel 3 and at 10 pm on channel 3-1.

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Arts
9:16 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Tony Award winner, Patina Miller performs on Live from the Lincoln Center on Friday at 9 pm

Patina Miller

Patina Miller, recent Tony Award winner for Pippin on Broadway, is a fresh new face and emerging artist. Her first concert special showcases her powerhouse voice in a wide range of music, from classic R&B to Broadway’s best.

"Patina Miller" on Live From the Lincoln Center  airs on Friday, March 28th at 9 pm.

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Science
9:12 am
Fri February 21, 2014

"TB Silent Killer" on Frontline airs Thursday, March 27th at 7 pm

Hear heart-wrenching stories of the spread of tuberculosis, often drug-resistant, around the world.

FRONTLINE tells the heart-wrenching stories behind the spread of a deadly infection threatening people around the world. Despite efforts to eradicate it, tuberculosis remains one of the world’s deadliest diseases, a contagious airborne illness infecting more than eight million people a year. But most alarming to global health officials are spreading strains of TB that are highly resistant to drug treatments.

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Science
9:09 am
Fri February 21, 2014

"The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone" on Secrets of the Dead airs Wednesday at 9 pm

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. David Livingstone’s birth, new forensic techniques are being used to study the famed explorer’s lost diary, which reveals he was witness to the brutal massacre of slaves at the hands of their traders. The writings in this diary suggest Livingstone was far different from the legend that surrounds him.

"The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone" on Secrets of the Dead airs on Wednesday, March 26th at 9 pm.

Science
9:06 am
Fri February 21, 2014

"Cold Case JFK" on NOVA airs Wednesday, March 26th at 8 pm

President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy smile at the crowds lining their motorcade route in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Minutes later the President was assassinated as his car passed through Dealey Plaza.

Fifty years later, what can science tell us about the Kennedy assassination — and the investigations that fol¬lowed? The 1963 murder, in broad daylight in front of hundreds of witnesses, was a homicide investigator’s best-case scenario. Yet somehow the JFK assassination became a forensic nightmare, plagued by mishandled evidence, a controversial autopsy and, incredibly, a prime suspect murdered while in police custody before he could be tried — all of it captured on film.

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