Mia Laurenzo

Mia Laurenzo is a 30-year veteran of public television in Miami. She began her career learning every aspect of video production. Currently she is a writer, producer, on-air host and promotions coordinator for TV, radio and the web.  Her experiences include producing for a series, special events and historical documentaries.  As a native Floridian, she is a perfect fit for South Florida's Storyteller Station, WLRN.  She has produced award winning, nationally distributed documentaries like Journey to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade where one year she followed a high school band and a clown as they prepared for the big day and the next year, she had the privilege of being a clown herself.  Previously, she produced Weird Florida: On the Road Again, a sequel to the highly successful show Weird Florida: Roads Less Traveled, where the cast and crew travel over 1,500 miles searching the Sunshine State’s weirdest and wackiest places.   On a more serious note and what she considers to be her most important work, she produced Out of Darkness, Into Light, a documentary on child sexual abuse,which delved into the lives of  three adult survivors, a show in which she was awarded her first of two Emmys.  

Friday 10pm ONE DAY IN GAZA - Frontline investigates how mass protests on the Israel-Gaza border led to one of the deadliest days in a generation.  

10pm FRONTLINE Investigative Documentary - TRUMP'S TRADE WAR - The inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade. Reporting from the U.S. and China, FRONTLINE and NPR investigate what led the world’s two largest economies to the brink, and the billions at stake.

Tuesday 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime Drama - Investigations of murders on the island of Saint-Marie.

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Tuesday 8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime drama - THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN - DI Goodman and the team spend the night locked in a house with a murderer.

Rebuilding the Ark

May 22, 2019

Sunday 10pm NOVA - Science/History - SECRETS OF NOAH'S ARK - A new version of the biblical flood story includes instructions for assembling an ark. Using these instructions from a 3,700 year old inscription from a clay tablet, a team of historians and expert boat builders attempt to rebuild the flood boat.   

Friday 10pm FRONTLINE - Investigative documentary series - OUR MAN IN TEHRAN - In this two-part series, Dutch journalist Thomas Erdbrink documents the people and daily life inside the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Sunday 10pm NOVA - Science/History - MYSTERY OF EASTER ISLAND - Researchers investigate the ancient creation of nearly 900 giant statues on Easter Island.  A team of scientists and volunteers test a theory on how the ancient stone statues were moved, using a 15-ton replica

8pm DEATH IN PARADISE - Crime Drama - The beautiful Caribbean island of Saint-Marie is rife with murder and Detective Inspector Humphrey Goodman along with the help of local islanders follow clues to catch the killer. 

Friday 10pm FRONTLINE - Investigative Documentary - THE LAST SURVIVORS - Some of the last survivors of the Holocaust talk about its lingering impact.

Monday 10pm - DICTATOR'S PLAYBOOK - History/Biography - See how Idi Amin used lessons learned in the colonial British army to build a powerful dictatorship in Uganda. Through a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, he ruled for eight years until his strategic blunders brought him down.

Tuesday at 9pm - SHAKESPEARE AND HATHAWAY - Comedy/drama/mystery the unlikely pair of hardboiled private investigator Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton) and ex-hair dresser/people-person turned private investigator trainee, Lu Shakespeare (Jo Joyner) join forces to solve crimes in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Friday 8pm ANNA KARENINA (1948) Drama/romance starring Greta Garbo and Fredric March. It's love at first sight when Anna meets the dashing officer, Col.Vronsky. She is married, with a son however and their love affair becomes fatally tragic. 

Monday 8pm - THE BIG LIFT 1950 - Drama starring Montgomery Clift and Paul Douglas.  This film was shot on location in Berlin in 1949 and used newsreel footage of the actual airlift which provided an authentic glimpse of the post war state of the city. 

Sunday 10pm NOVA - Science/History - GREAT HUMAN ODYSSEY - Discoveries about human origins and how humans have survived climate change and geological catastrophe. Follow our ancient ancestors’ footsteps out of Africa and into every corner of our planet.

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