Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
1:50 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

"Downton Abbey IV, Pt. 6" continues on Sunday, February 9th at 8 pm

Thomas

When Robert and Thomas make a sudden trip, everyone’s life becomes more complicated. Mary and Blake come together over pigs. An unwelcome visitor appears.

"Downton Abbey IV, Pt. 6"  on Masterpiece Classic continues on Sunday at 8:00 p.m.

Arts
1:37 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

"Kacey Musgraves" and "Dale Watson" perform on Austin City Limits on February 8th

Musgraves sings tunes from her winning LP Same Trailer Different Park, while honky-tonker Watson plays tunes from throughout his career.

Texas country reigns on tonight’s AUSTIN CITY LIMITS with Kacey Musgraves and Dale Watson. Contemporary songwriter.

Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. and midnight on channel 3-2 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Arts
1:32 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Learn more about Alice Walker, author of "The Color Purple," on Friday, February 7th at 9 pm

Alice Walker (center) with director Pratibha Parmar (left) and producer Shaheen Haq on location in Northern California.

Most famous for her seminal novel The Color Purple, writer/activist Alice Walker celebrates her 70th birthday. Born February 9, 1944, into a family of sharecroppers in rural Georgia, she came of age during the violent racism and seismic social changes of mid-20th-century America. Her mother, poverty and participation in the civil rights movement were the formative influences on her consciousness, becoming the inherent themes in her writing. The first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Literature, Walker continues to shine a light on global human rights issues.

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Politics
1:18 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

"The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela" on Frontline airs Thursday, February 6th at 7 pm

Nelson Mandela

As the world responds to Nelson Mandela's passing, FRONTLINE is making "The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela" — its definitive two-hour documentary film on the remarkable leader — for the first time.

"The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela" on Frontline airs on Thursday, February 6th at 7:00 p.m.

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Science
12:02 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

"One World Trade Center" on Super Skyscrapers airs on Wednesday at 9 pm

SUPER SKYSCRAPERS "One World trade Center."

One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the western hemisphere and a famous modern landmark, is engineered to be the safest and strongest skyscraper ever built. This episode follows the final year of exterior construction, culminating with the milestone of reaching the symbolic height of 1,776 feet. For head of construction Steve Plate, as well as scientists, engineers, ironworkers and curtain wall installers, this is a construction job suffused with the history of the site and a sense of duty to rebuild from the ashes of Ground Zero.

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