Trio Special Gets the Picture


Popular-arts digital channel Trio will present a one-hour original special
next month highlighting some of the most famous still photos in recent

Still Perfect: 20 Unforgettable Photographs, airing April 14 and hosted
by actor Brendan Fraser (The Mummy), discusses the stories behind 20
memorable pictures that have become national pop-culture icons.

Some of the photos featured in the special -- selected by Trio in
collaboration with the International Center of Photography in New York --
include Bob Jackson's 'Ruby Kills Oswald,' Eddie Adams' 'Saigon Execution,'
James Kareles' 'Selma to Montgomery,' Tom Howard's photo of murderer Ruth Snyder
at her execution and 'Earthrise' by Apollo 8 astronaut William

'This special brings to the surface the many fascinating stories behind these
memorable images, from Marilyn Monroe with her skirt billowing above a subway
grate to the soldiers planting the flag at Iwo Jima,' Trio vice president of
original programming Andrew Cohen said.