Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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9:24 am
Mon September 9, 2013

"Latino Americans" begins on Tuesday, September 17th at 7 pm

An actor portrays Juan Seguín, a political and military figure of the Texas Revolution and Republic of Texas. Shot on-location for LATINO AMERICANS at Northrup Pipe Creek Ranch in Lakehills, Texas.

Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848.

"Latino Americans" a three-part, six-hour documentary begins on Tuesday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Arts
9:18 am
Mon September 9, 2013

"Catholicism, Pt. 2" can be seen on Monday, September 16th at 9 pm

Catholicism Temple

“That Than Which Nothing Greater Can Be Thought:  The Ineffable Mystery of God” Journey from the heights of Mount Sinai to the mysterious sites of Istanbul, from the glittering streets of Paris to the glorious Sistine Chapel.  Father Robert Barron presents the Catholic Faith’s compelling vision of God as the ineffable and majestic Trinity.

"Catholicism, Pt. 2" airs on Monday, September 16th at 9:00 p.m.

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Arts
9:14 am
Mon September 9, 2013

See a collection of hood ornaments on Antiques Roadshow, Monday at 7 pm

A guest (left) at ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Grand Rapids is thrilled to discover the market for this pastoral 1881 oil painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey has exploded in the last three decades. The owner's brother-in-law purchased the painting for $7,000 in the 1970s; today, appraiser Debra Force values the piece at a stunning $300,000.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW drives to the Gilmore Car Museum near Grand Rapids, Michigan, for a look at their collection of more than 1,500 hood ornaments or “mascots.” Highlights include a letter from Grand Rapids native son Gerald Ford, written in 1967 to his former kindergarten teacher; a pair of earrings made from cufflinks given to the guest’s grandfather by Czar Nicholas II of Russia; and an 1881 painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey, valued at $300,000.

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Science
3:43 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild airs on Tuesday, September 3rd at 7 pm

This documentary examines the remaining wildness in the states that compose the Great Plains, an area marked by geographic expanse and diverse beauty. Pictured: A burrowing owl.

This two-part documentary, based on the book of the same name by Nebraska photographer Michael Forsberg, examines the remaining “wildness” in the states that compose the Great Plains. The program captures the places and creatures that survive after 150 years of settlement, as well as the people who care for and preserve this fragile ecosystem. The Great Plains are marked by geographic expanse and diverse beauty.

"A Long Hard Struggle" on Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild airs on Tuesday, September 3rd  at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3.

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Arts
1:49 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

"Foyle's War, Series VII" begins on Sunday, September 15th at 8 pm

Shown: Michael Kitchen as Foyle

With one war ended, a new one is looming as the iron curtain falls across Europe. Suspecting that British atomic research has been infiltrated, MI5 asks Foyle to investigate the possibility of a Russian spy network in the heart of London. During his inquiry, Foyle learns that his former driver, Sam, has been working for one of the possible suspects. Could she be involved?

"Foyle's War, Series VII" starts on Sunday, September 15th at 8:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.

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