“NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS”
NEW MEXICO PBS’ PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES
A Special interview with GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Author of GAME OF THRONES
Airs: Friday, AUGUST 1 at 7 p.m. on Ch. 5.1 and
Repeats: Sunday, August 3 at 7:00 a.m.
On Ch. 9.1, Saturday, August 2 at 5 p.m.
Albuquerque, NM – A legend among readers of fantasy and science fiction, New Mexico’s George R.R. Martin has become a mainstream phenomenon with the publication of his series of GAME OF THRONES novels, and the hit HBO series of the same name.
In a segment of NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS, Martin talks with correspondent Gwyneth Doland about the craft of fiction, and the popularity of GAME OF THRONES.
NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is New Mexico PBS’ prime-time news magazine show covering the events, issues, and people that are shaping life in New Mexico and the Southwest. New Mexico PBS’ one-hour public affairs show NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS regularly airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and repeats Sundays at 7 a.m. on Channel 5.1, and Saturdays at 5 p.m. on Channel 9.1, except during Pledge Drives.
Hosted by Gene Grant, NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS takes a multi-layered look at social, political, economic, health, education and arts issues and explores them in-depth, with a critical eye to give them context beyond the “news of the moment.”
Involved, informed, in-depth media: watch NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS again online at www.newmexicopbs.org/productions/newmexicoinfocus shortly thereafter.
The Producer of NEW MEXICO IN FOCUS is Megan Kamerick. Associate Producer is Kathy Wimmer. Funding for this program was provided in part by the McCune Foundation Communications Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation.