Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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1:32 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"PlainSpirits" reveals the truth behind many of the Great Plains' most fanciful ghost stories

PLAINSPIRITS reveals the truth behind many of the Great Plains' most fanciful and mysterious ghost stories. Pictured, an elevator for transporting coffins in the Holton House. Photo ©2013 KTWU.

PLAINSPIRITS presents history with a twist. Based upon Beth Cooper's book, Ghosts of Kansas, PLAINSPIRITS features the first-hand paranormal experiences of dozens of Kansans. Each interviewee describes their encounters with inexplicable spiritual activity, ranging from mysterious shadow figures and stirrings in the attic to phantom cigar smoke and baffling piano music. Longtime residents and business owners explain the historical significance of haunted venues, including former funeral parlors, hotels, underground cities and a former governor’s mansion.

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1:23 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"The Paradise" continues on Masterpiece Classic, Sunday at 8 pm

Shown from left to right: Sarah Lancashire as Miss Audrey and Sonya Cassidy as Clara

Miss Audrey falls ill and Moray must appoint one of the girls as her substitute, causing the rivalry between Denise and Clara to intensify. Meanwhile, Katherine is enjoying the affections of new suitor Peter Adler, but she is still conflicted about her lingering feelings for Moray. A surprising character finds the cause of Miss Audrey’s illness, and Moray steps in to bring her back to health.

"The Paradise, Pt. 3" on Masterpiece Classic airs on Sunday, October 20th at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1. 

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1:15 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"Last Will. And Testament" can be seen on Sunday, October 20th at 7 pm

The famous Ashbourne portrait, purchased by the Folger Shakespeare Library, was long believed to be a depiction of William Shakespeare. But x-ray examination in 1940 revealed that the artwork had been painted over, covering what many believe to be the lost portrait of Edward DeVere, 17th Earl of Oxford. The debate still rages as to the true identity of the subject.

It’s a great literary mystery: who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, questions over the authorship of the plays and poems have persisted.

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11:43 am
Fri September 20, 2013

"The Lumineers" perform on Austin City Limits on Saturday

Denver’s Lumineers perform their hits “Ho Hey” and “Stubborn Love.”

The Lumineers and Shovels & Rope bring the best in Americana to the ACL stage. Denver’s Lumineers perform their hits “Ho Hey” and “Stubborn Love,” while South Carolina’s Shovels & Rope rocks songs from the LP O’ Be Joyful.

Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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11:38 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Enjoy the 40th anniversary of Great Performances on PBS, this Friday

Michael Buble

In celebration of the series’ 40th anniversary on PBS, GREAT PERFORMANCES hosted an all-star homecoming at Lincoln Center. Through performance and remembrance, a stellar roster of alumni shared their stories of what GREAT PERFORMANCES and public television have meant to them. Appearances by Julie Andrews, Audra McDonald, Don Henley, Josh Groban, Itzhak Perlman, Peter Martins, Patti Austin & Take 6, Elina Garanca and Michael Buble.

"Great Performances 40th Anniversary" can be seen on Friday, October 18th at 9:00 p.m.


 

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