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ETV Highlights for June 2016

June 1, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Eyes on the Prize American Experience

June 4-25, on ETVW: Eyes on the Prize:

This award-winning 14-hour series covers major events of the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1985. Series topics range from the Montgomery bus boycott in 1954 to the Voting Rights Act in 1965; from community power in schools to "Black Power" in the streets; from early acts of individual courage through to the flowering of a mass movement and its eventual split into factions.

Titles and Air Dates/Times for Eyes on the Prize Programs – ALL Broadcast on ETVW (ETV World):

Awakenings 1954-1956: June 4, 2:00 p.m.

Ain't Scared of Your Jails 1960-1961: June 4, 4:00 p.m.

Bridge to Freedom 1965: June 18, 2:00 p.m.

Fighting Back 1957-1962: June 4, 3:00 p.m.

Mississippi: Is This America? 1963-1964: June 11, 4:00 p.m.

No Easy Walk 1961-1963: June 11, 3:00 p.m.

Power! 1966-1968: June 25, 3:00 p.m.

The Promised Land 1967-1968: June 25, 4:00 p.m.

The Time Has Come 1964-1966: June 18, 3:00 p.m.

Two Societies 1965-1968: June 18, 4:00 p.m.

Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now: June 11, 2:00 p.m. and June 25, 2:00 p.m.


June 19 at 7:00 p.m. on SCC: Bard in the Backcountry

In this behind-the-scenes look at a summer of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks go from first read to final performance as young actors journey through the Parks and reveal the mutual impact the tour has on their lives and the folks who bring the show to town.


June 22 at 11:00 a.m. on ETVW: Admissions On Trial: Seven Decades of Race and Higher Education

At many universities, race helps determine who’s admitted. But a Supreme Court case could soon end that nationwide. Trace this issue from 1946 to today, and examine what race-blind admissions might look like. Activists, lawyers, university officials, students, and people who fought segregation discuss what diversity means, whether it matters, and how we should–and shouldn’t–be able to seek it.


PBS Kids

Odd Squad: Agents of Change

This new one-hour special that premieres June 20 concludes Season 1 and begins Season 2 by introducing new agents! 

Air Dates/Times:

June 20, 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on ETV; 7:00 p.m. on SCC 

June 22, 4:30 p.m. on ETV

June 24, 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on ETV; 7:00 p.m. on SCC 

June 26, 1:30 p.m. on ETVW 

Four new Odd Squad episodes with the new agents roll out on June 21, 23, 27, and 28. Watch Odd Squad weekdays at 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on ETV and at 7:30 p.m. on SCC. Also, airs Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. on ETVW. 

Peg and Cat Save the World (replays): June 6, 10:00 a.m. on ETV; June 10, 10:00 a.m. on ETV; June 10, 6:00 p.m. on SCC

Dinosaur Train: Zeppelin Adventure: June 13 at 11:00 a.m. on ETV; June 17 at 11:00 a.m. on ETV and at 6:00 p.m. on SCC

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle: June 27 at 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on ETV

Arthur: A Dad Appreciation Week: June 13-17. Weekdays at 3:00 p.m. on ETV; 6:00 p.m. on SCC; Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. on ETVW

Bob the Builder three new episodes: June 11, 18, and 25 at 6:30 a.m. on ETV and 9:30 a.m. on ETVW;  June 12, 19 and 26 at 10:00 a.m. on ETV


Palmetto Scene

ETV’s weekly magazine-style series airs each Thursday at 7:30 pm and focuses on SC arts and culture, business and economy, education, health, politics, and technology. 

Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on ETV:

June 2 – Topics include: USC track athlete trains for summer Olympics; artists Rev. Johnnie Simmon and Maxie Eades.

June 9 – Topics include: As we approach the one year anniversary of the tragic murders at Mother Emanuel in Charleston, we re-air our program with Governor Nikki Haley and Mayor Joe Riley talking about the events through their eyes.

June 16 – Topics include: Taped in the sanctuary of the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church, almost one year after our state and country were shocked by the nine tragic murders, Palmetto Scene talks with members of the church and community, about healing and forgiveness one year later.

June 23 – Topics include: A wrap up of this year's legislative session.

June 30 – Topics include: Anderson Senior Theater, rosemary garden, Indie Grits, Gonzales Gardens.

In addition to viewing the broadcast programs, you are invited to access the Palmetto Scene program segments archived online in streaming format. Visit


To see full listings and schedule changes for ETV-HD, the SC Channel (SCC) and ETV World (ETVW):



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