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ETV Highlights for March 2016

February 23, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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PBS Space Week:  The first week of March, PBS explores space!

  • March 1 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV: American Experience: Space Men 

This new program is about the first high-altitude explorers (Repeats March 2 at 10:00 p.m. on ETVW)

  • March 2 at 8:00 p.m. and March 3 at 10:30 p.m. on ETV: A Year In Space

This program is kid-friendly, pairs nicely with Ready Jet Go! It follows NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and his identical twin Captain Mark Kelly in a one-of-a-kind physical and mental experiment. (Repeats March 2 at 11:00 p.m. on ETVW)

  • March 2 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV:  NOVA: First Man on the Moon
  • March 3 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV: Other Side of the Moon


Women’s History Month Programming: All month long ETV celebrates women’s history month with programs highlighting great women in American history, including the special Caged Bird and HERO Live!:

  • March 10 at 1:00 p.m. on SCC: HERO Live!: Women of the Revolution

This special LIVE program for grades 4-8 embodies bravery, loyalty and sacrifice. Women of the Revolution possessed all of these qualities. This program produced by Colonial Williamsburg, explores the excitement, peril and individual stories of Deborah Sampson, Mary Perth, Martha Washington, and other women, on both sides of the conflict, who proved their mettle in America’s was for independence.

  • March 25 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV: Caged Bird: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price

Price was the first African American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer and have her compositions performed by a major orchestra.


March 8 at 11:30 a.m. and March 11 at 11:00 a.m. on ETV: Dinosaur Train

An all-new week of Dinosaur Train showcases episodes from Season 4. In a special double episode, “Rollin’ on the Riverboat,” a new vehicle invention from Dinosaur Train Industries makes its debut taking the whole Pteranodon family on a rollicking adventure downriver where they’ll learn about the diversity of river ecosystems.  (Repeats March 13 at 8:30 a.m. on ETVW)


March 25 at 11:00 a.m. on ETVW: Oyler: One School, One Year

A Cincinnati public school fights to break the cycle of poverty in an urban Appalachian community in this critically acclaimed documentary. Follow long-time principal Craig Hockenberry as he attempts to transform his school into a community learning center and high school senior Raven Gribbins’ on her quest to be the first in her family to finish high school and go to college.


March 28 at 10:30 a.m. on ETV: Peg + Cat Save the World

When strange signals start coming from space, the President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance in the world premiere of this one-hour special. Our dynamic duo call on their friends and their stellar math skills to save the day. (Repeats March 31 at 6:00 p.m. on SCC)

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


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. 

Palmetto Scene – Thursdays at 7:30 pm on ETV:

March 3 – Topics include: SC presidential primary wrap up hosted by Charles Bierbauer; role of social media in the campaigns.

March 24 – Topics include: Artist features from across the state; legislative update.

March 31 – Topics include: An update of SC's ports; the new trend of residents downsizing to "tiny houses"; legislative update.

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


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