South Carolina ETV

South Carolina ETV Provides Complete Live Convention Coverage

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley’s Speech Broadcast Live

For Immediate Release
August 22, 2012

SCETV provides primetime gavel-to-gavel coverage of news-worthy events of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, part of PBS Convention Coverage: A NewsHour Special Report. Award-winning political journalists Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill co-anchor live broadcast coverage from the PBS Skybox at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida (August 27 – 30), and from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina (September 4 – 5), as well as the Bank of America Stadium (September 6), beginning each night at 8 p.m. South Carolina viewers can watch Gov. Nikki Haley’s speech live on Monday, Aug. 27 at 10 p.m. ETV will also stream the speech live on its website,

Between speeches and events on the convention floor, Ifill and Woodruff interview political newsmakers and solicit analysis and perspective from NewsHour regulars Shields and Brooks, presidential historians and others.

ETV’s public affairs series The Big Picture brings local highlights and analysis from both the Republican National Convention (Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m.) and the Democratic National Convention (Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m.).  South Carolina politicians and delegates share their thoughts not only on the upcoming presidential election, but also give an inside look at both events. Charles Bierbauer, dean of the USC Mass Communications and Information Studies and former CNN correspondent, hosts.

In addition, Washington Week airs a special Town Hall Event: Florida Edition, with insight on the upcoming Republican Convention, Aug. 26 at 4:30 p.m. and Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. on ETV World. Washington Week Town Hall Event:  Carolinas Edition airs just prior to the Democratic Convention, Aug. 31 at 8:30 p.m. and Sept. 2 at 1:30 p.m. on ETV HD.

On ETV Radio, listeners can hear daily highlights of convention coverage on NPR’s Morning Edition (Mon.-Fri. at 5 a.m.); All Things Considered (Mon.-Fri. at 4 p.m.); On Point (Mon.-Fri. at 10 a.m., news stations); Talk of the Nation (Mon.-Fri. at 2 p.m., news stations); and The World (Mon.-Fri. at 8 p.m., news stations).

ETV’s Complete Coverage:

PBS Convention Coverage: A NewsHour Special Report (Republican Convention)
LIVE Aug. 27 – Aug. 30 , 8 p.m. –  11 p.m.   

PBS Convention Coverage: A NewsHour Special Report (Democratic Convention)
LIVE Sept. 4 – Sept. 6, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.     

The Big Picture
Republican National Convention:  Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Democratic National Convention: Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Washington Week Town Hall Event: Florida Edition

Sunday, Aug.26 at 4 p.m.: Washington Week (regular program)
Sunday, Aug. 26 at 4:30 p.m.: Washington Week Town Hall Event: Florida Edition

Monday, Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m.: Washington Week (regular program)
Monday, Aug. 27 at 6 p.m.: Washington Week Town Hall Event: Florida Edition

Washington Week Town Hall Event: Carolinas’ Edition
Friday, Aug. 31 at 8 p.m.: Washington Week (regular program)
Friday, Aug. 31 at 8:30 p.m.: Washington Week Town Hall Event: Carolinas’ Edition

Sunday, Sept. 2 at 1 p.m.: Washington Week (regular program)
Sunday, Sept. 2 at 1:30 p.m.: Washington Week Town Hall Event: Florida Edition


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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