Press Release


March 18, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Construction in Charleston

THIS OLD HOUSE ® , the 18-time Emmy ® Award-winning home improvement series, comes to Charleston for the second half of its 39 th season with two different Charleston, South Carolina projects. South Carolina ETV is adding a special nighttime broadcast just for the ten...

SCETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Screenings

January 25, 2018 - Posted in HBCU Rising by Amy Shumaker
African American middle class family from 1950s.

Through a collaboration between public media stations and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Firelight Films and South Carolina ETV will present several screenings of the latest film from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director, Stanley Nelson, Tell Them...

O'Bryon Receives Order of the Palmetto

September 21, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Linda O'Bryon accepts the Order of the Palmetto from Dr. Brent Nelsen

Linda O’Bryon has been awarded The Order of the Palmetto by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster. This prestigious award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the life and well-being of South Carolina and her people. O’Bryon, who has led South Carolina...

SCETV Names New President

September 20, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Anthony Padgett

The South Carolina Educational Television Commission has announced the appointment of Anthony Padgett as the new president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and Public Radio, following a nationwide search. He succeeds Linda O’Bryon, who announced her intention to resign last...

SCETV Kids Goes 24/7

August 24, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls

South Carolina ETV launched a new channel Tuesday, August 29. SCETV PBS KIDS will be a 24/7 channel for children that will be available via antenna in the .4 position. After the broadcast premiere, it will also launch online at . Featuring the #1 PBS Kids...

SC’s Eclipse Center of National TV Broadcast

August 17, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
SCETV and Public Radio Total Solar Eclipse 2017

South Carolina ETV’s coverage of the solar eclipse is going to be carried live as a nationwide broadcast. Over 65% of public television’s World channels have already committed to carry the one-hour telecast live August 21 from 2:30-3:30 the eclipse passes above the...


July 10, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls

During the 2017 eclipse, South Carolina Public Radio invites you to listen while you watch as experts explain the phenomenon. Host Beryl Dakers, public radio and TV reporters on location around the state, and the staff of the SC State Museum will provide live coverage on...

Three Programs Honored

June 12, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
2017 Emmy Winners

SCETV is proud to offer congratulations to our 2017 Emmy winners. Remembering Charleston (Renée Layson, Beryl Dakers, Aimee Crouch, Allen Ott, Historical/Cultural), Clemson co-production host Patrick McMillan (for On-Camera Talent, Expeditions ), and our SCETV Presents...

Fifth District Candidates In Conversation

June 12, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Host Charles Bierbauer

South Carolina’s congressional Fifth District candidates get together for a conversation on This Week in South Carolina , airing Friday June 16 th at 7:30 p.m. on South Carolina ETV. The weekly program is hosted by Charles Bierbauer, Dean of USC’s College of Information and...

Fort Jackson's History in New Documentary

June 8, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Soldiers at Fort Jackson

“Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial” is a celebration of the 100 th anniversary of Fort Jackson. Archival material and interviews with Fort Jackson leaders, historians and community leaders provide a look back at the history and important milestones of the U.S...

South Carolina ETV to Receive Spectrum Auction Funds

May 25, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
SCETV logo

South Carolina ETV is embarking on a capital improvement project that will upgrade its technical facilities statewide. The project will last five to ten years. The source of funding will be one-time-only proceeds of $35 million as a result of a Federal Communications...

PBS NewsHour Selects Greenville Students as Reporting Labs Fellows

May 16, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School

South Carolina ETV and the PBS NewsHour are extremely excited to announce that Greenville students Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School have been selected as Student Reporting Labs Fellows and will attend NewsHour’s annual academy this...

ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

April 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Glenn Rawls
Ashley Fort, Batesburg teacher selected for 2017 Digital Innovators Program

South Carolina ETV Announces Batesburg Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Invades SC Classrooms

March 20, 2017 - Posted in Education by Steve Folks
The Southern Campaign for the American Revolution

South Carolina’s role in the Revolutionary War comes to the classroom in new online resources produced by South Carolina ETV in conjunction with the National Park Service, The Self Foundation, and both the local and national chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution...

World of Opera Ends Production

December 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic...