South Carolina ETV


ETV Offers New and Classic Programs to Viewers During Television Membership Campaign

For Immediate Release
February 21, 2013

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South Carolina ETV will air the broadcast premiere of several new shows, as well as some favorite programs from recent years, during a Membership Campaign March 2 – March 17.

The programming will offer a range in entertainment and education, from musical performances to travel advice to expert guidance on improving mental and physical health.   Highlights include but are not limited to:

Sewing with Nancy: 30th Anniversary: Reminisce with Nancy and a studio audience as she takes you behind the scenes over the past 30 years of Sewing with Nancy. Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests. March 2 at 7:00 a.m. on ETV

Rick Steves: European Travel Skills:  Shot on his favorite 3,000-mile "Best of Europe" loop - Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris and London - Rick shares the essential skills of smart travel. He covers planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving rental cars and catching trains, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe and everything viewers need to know to turn their travel dreams into reality.  March 2 at 8:00 a.m., March 3 at 11:00 p.m., and March 9 at 9:30 p.m. on ETV; March 2 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., March 3 at 9:00 a.m., and March 6 at 8:00 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Piano Guys: Red Butte Garden: The Piano Guys: Live at Red Butte Garden is a unique, live outdoor concert performance that will not only entertain viewers with the quality of the band's performance, but also draw them in with a narrative presentation of how and why they make the music they do - a narrative shared recently on national broadcast television appearances on The Tonight Show, The Today Show and Katie (The Katie Couric Show). March 3 at 9:30 p.m. and March 8 at 11:00 p.m. on ETV.

Daniel O’Donnell: From the Heartland: Beloved Irish crooner Daniel O'Donnell returns to PBS with his melodic voice, performing live in the Hawkeye state. Daniel mixes it up a bit this time around by sharing several seldom-seen recordings like "Distant Drums, " "Farside Banks of Jordan" and paying tribute to some of the greatest artists of all time with Loretta Lynn's "Standing Room Only" and Andy Williams' "Moon River." Of course Daniel doesn't forget about his fan favorites as he opens the show with the uplifting "Stand Beside Me" and closes with the quintessentially beloved song "Rivers of Babylon." March 2 at 4:30 p.m. on ETV and March 2 at 7:00 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

My Music: Hullabaloo: The top singers and groups of the hippest decade present their greatest hits, blending the British Invasion with Broadway and folk-rock with rhythm and blues. This first-ever retrospective of the 1965-66 NBC-TV primetime series includes appearances by The Rascals, Nancy Sinatra, The Four Seasons, Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Lovin' Spoonful and The Byrds. The PBS edition will be hosted by original Hullabaloo guest artist Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits. March 3 at 7:30 p.m., March 4 at 2:30 a.m., and March 6 at 10:00 p.m. on ETV; March 5 at 8:00 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Great Performances: Bocelli Live at Portifino: International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a new concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With sixteen-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs. March 6 at 3:30 a.m. and March 8 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV

Dr. Barnard: Protect Your Memory: Nothing is more important than your health, family and loved ones. But memory loss, dementia or Alzheimer's disease can wipe out your connections with those you love. In his new PBS program, Dr. Barnard dives into three simple steps which you can take to derail the degenerative processes that could otherwise wreck your memory, and warns against potential threats to the brain that can put you at risk. March 3 at 7:00 a.m., March 4 at 1:00 a.m., March 5 at 1:00 a.m., and March 6 at 8:30 p.m. on ETV; March 2 at 9:00 a.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Aaron Neville: My Doo Wop Story: Captured at the Brooklyn Bowl in November 2012, this program features iconic Soul/R&B vocalist and multiple Grammy Award-winning artist, Aaron Neville performing songs from his Doo-Wop inspired album, My True Story. An incredible array of musicians and guests will join Neville, including: Greg Leisz on guitar (Beck, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams), George G. Receli on drums (Bob Dylan, James Brown), Tony Scherr on bass (Bill Frisell, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright), Charles Neville on saxophone (Neville Brothers); Michael Goods on organ/piano, Joel Katz, David Johnson and Earl Smith, Jr. on background vocals and, finally, special guests Paul Simon and Joan Osbourne. March 3 at 3:00 p.m. and March 6 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV; March 3 at 7:00 p.m. and March 7 at 8:00 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Celtic Thunder: Mythology:  Filmed on location at the Helix Theater in Dublin, Mythology combines the old and the new, modern catalyst images are projected onto ancient standing stones, a giant Celtic cross takes center stage, and the tempo of the music is strongly echoed in the theatrical and moody lighting. All six Celtic Thunder principals feature prominently in Mythology, from haunting solo numbers to rousing ensembles and great original tracks, such as the show opening number "Voices" and the finale "My Land". March 7 at 9:00 p.m. and March 12 at 8:30 p.m. on ETV; March 4 at 8:30 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Ed Slott: Retirement Rescue 2013: Congress has spoken and Ed Slott is here to help you understand what it means to you, your family and your retirement savings. This program is fully-updated, and gives a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action. March 2 at 3:00 p.m. and March 3 at 8:30 a.m. on ETV; March 3 at 2:00 p.m. and March 9 at 1:30 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Chris Mann: A Mann for All Seasons: In 2011, Chris Mann blew everyone away with his stunning classical voice in his blind audition on NBC's singing competition, The Voice, when he took the stage to perform Andrea Bocelli's song, "Because We Believe." Influenced by Pavarotti and vintage Sinatra, Chris' blend of classically-trained tenor and contemporary pop vocals is a sound that's rare in music today. In his first concert special, Mann performs an exciting and eclectic blend of songs, ranging from "Ave Maria" to Damien Rice's "The Blower's Daughter," and Willie Nelson's "Always On My Mind," to Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now." Chris also performs an updated version of "My Way," which Paul Anka rewrote specifically for him, as the new voice of the classic song. March 4 at 10:00 p.m. on ETV and March 2 at 5:30 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Joe Bonamassa: Acoustic at Vienna Opera House: On July 3, 2012 Bonamassa brought a very special and exclusive acoustic presentation to the Vienna Opera House when he had the honor of playing on the same stage as other musical prodigies including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Gustav Mahler and Joseph Haydn. The musicians that will help shape this musical experience include: Gerry O'Connor, Swedish multi-instrumentalist Mats Wester, keyboard maestro Arlan Schierbaum, and legendary Puerto Rican percussionist Lenny Castro.  March 5 at 9:30 p.m. on ETV, March 3 at 8:30 p.m. and March 7 at 9:30 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan: In Session: The famed live jam session includes two of the greatest musicians ever to have played the blues on electric guitar - Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Originally recorded for the Canadian television program In Session in 1983, this was a historic meeting of two artists that has proven to be a very special moment of time in the careers of each musician. March 5 at 8:00 p.m. and March 6 at 2:00 a.m. on ETV.

 

South Carolina ETV (presenting station) is the state's public educational broadcasting network.  Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning.  South Carolina ETV currently presents A Chef’s Life, Expeditions, and For Your Home on public television in addition to national radio productions Song Travels, Piano Jazz, Spoleto Festival USA, and World of Opera.

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ETV Offers New and Classic Programs to Viewers During Television Membership Campaign
AARON NEVILLE: DOO WOP: MY TRUE STORY
ETV Offers New and Classic Programs to Viewers During Television Membership Campaign
ALBERT KING WITH STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN - IN SESSION

ETV Offers New and Classic Programs to Viewers During Television Membership Campaign
RICK STEVES' EUROPE TRAVEL SKILLS


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