Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Science
11:33 am
Fri September 20, 2013

"Out on a Limb" explores prosthetics and new advancements being made on Thursday at 7 pm

OUT ON A LIMB explores the evolution of prosthetics and the exciting advancements being made at the intersection of neuroscience, engineering and robotics. A science story and a human story, this documentary shows the impact of this transformative science, as revolutionary prosthetics move from the lab to the bodies of amputees, and particularly to children with limb loss, who stand to benefit the most.

"Out on a Limb" airs on Thursday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m.

Science
11:29 am
Fri September 20, 2013

"Komatsu" on Raw to Ready airs Wednesday, October 16th at 9 pm

Engine Fan blades waiting to be assembled to engine.

To extract precious metals found beneath the earth requires a massive 232-ton, two-story-tall dump truck with a load capacity of 320 tons — a giant earth-mover like the Komatsu 930-E. This amazing engineering achievement is made possible by five essential raw ingredients: coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulphuric acid, an electron superhighway that generates massive power.

Raw to Ready, Pt. 1 "Komatsu" airs on Wednesday, October 16th at 9:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Science
11:24 am
Fri September 20, 2013

"Making Stuff Faster" on Nova airs Wednesday, October 16th at 8 pm

Host David Pogue races an electric race car.

Host and New York Times technology columnist David Pogue returns to the acclaimed miniseries, which this time explores how technology makes stuff faster, colder, safer and wilder.

"Making Stuff Faster" on Nova can be seen on Wednesday, October 16th at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
11:21 am
Fri September 20, 2013

"Saving Otter 501" on Nature airs Wednesday, October 16th at 7 pm

Otter 501 and her surrogate mom, Toola, at play in the tank 501 was raised in. Monterey, CA.

This is the story of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s 501st attempt to save a stranded orphan otter. From her discovery as a newborn pup crying on the beach, through her rehabilitation in secret roof tanks atop the Monterey Bay Aquarium, follow Otter 501 as she learns how to survive in the wild.

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Arts
11:11 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Superheroes, Pts 1-3, can be seen on Tuesday, October 15th from 7 pm - 10 pm

Liev Schreiber

Join host and narrator Liev Schreiber to explore the dawn of the comic book genre and trace the evolution of the characters and their ongoing cultural impact worldwide. Chart the progression from the first comic books born during the Great Depression to the television debut of Superman in the 1950s, to the emergence of superheroes who reflect changing social mores in the 1960s and 70s, to today’s insatiable enthusiasm for superheroes embraced in all media and by all demographics. Featuring on-camera interviews with Stan Lee, Adam West, Lynda Carter, Michael Chabon and Todd McFarlane.

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