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South Carolina state agencies partner to recognize 30 years since Hurricane Hugo

September 16, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Hurricane Hugo

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) today announced a partnership to recognize 30 years since Hurricane Hugo impacted the state. On-air, SCETV plans to commemorate the landfall of...

South Carolina ETV digital series ‘Backroad Bites’ to launch September 12

September 10, 2019 - Posted in Digital
Backroad Bites

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced the launch of a new digital series, “Backroad Bites.” Featuring 10, three to five-minute episodes, each episode will spotlight a different local eatery in South Carolina, with the first scheduled...

Season two of locally-produced 'By the River' to premiere September 5

September 5, 2019 - Posted in By the River
By the River

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “By the River” – a weekly show that features discussions with authors from South Carolina and around the Southeast – is returning for season two Thursday, September 5, at 8 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV). Produced in partnership...

"Yoga in Practice" returns for season two

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Yoga in Practice
Yoga in Practice

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Yoga in Practice ” – a half-hour yoga instructional series which premiered in 2018 – is returning for season two next month, with the first episode scheduled to air September 11 at 6:30 a.m. on SCETV. Hosted by master instructor Stacey Millner-Collins,...

South Carolina ETV to host "Country Music" film screening and concert event

August 16, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Country Music

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced “Carolina Country with Patrick Davis & Friends” – a film screening and concert event taking place September 10, 2019 at SCETV’s headquarters in Columbia. The event is part of the network’s...

South Carolina ETV launches country music songwriting contest

July 24, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Country Music

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced the launch of a country music songwriting contest, taking place in conjunction with the premiere of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “Country Music.” Targeting rising fifth through 12th grade...

"Reconnecting Roots" aims to bridge generation gap

July 8, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Presents
Reconnecting Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Reconnecting Roots ” – a half-hour series that aims to bridge the generation gap by portraying American progress through music, culture and history – will premiere on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) Thursday, July 11 at 8 p.m. Hosted by...

With 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 mission approaching, South Carolina ETV to premiere "Chasing the Moon" documentary film

July 2, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Chasing the Moon

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Chasing the Moon ” – a new, six-hour documentary film devoted to the space race – will premiere Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10 at 9 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV). Part of PBS’ “American Experience” series, Robert Stone’s “Chasing the...

“Beyond Barbados” documentary to premiere on SCETV June 20

June 19, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Beyond Barbados

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection ,” a new, one-hour documentary film exploring the history and cultural connections between Barbados and South Carolina, will premiere Thursday, June 20 at 8 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV)...

"Charlie's Place" wins Emmy award

June 17, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Emmy Award

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast chapter on Saturday held the 45th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards ceremony in Buckhead, Ga. At the event, South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) received an Emmy award for Best Historical/...

South Carolina ETV accepting nominations for women of vision

June 17, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC
Women Vision SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced that the network is currently accepting nominations for year two of its “Women Vision SC” initiative. All nominations are to be submitted by July 17. A panel of judges will then vote on the...

South Carolina ETV to host screener events for new "Beyond Barbados" documentary

May 30, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced two screener events taking place in conjunction with the premiere of “ Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection ” – a new, one-hour documentary film airing June 20 at 8 p.m. on SCETV. Part of the...

“Charlie’s Place” wins Telly award

May 24, 2019 - Posted in Carolina Stories
Charlie’s Place

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced that “ Charlie’s Place ,” a program that is part of the network’s “Carolina Stories” series, received a bronze Telly award in the history category. Now in its 40th year, the Telly Awards annually...

“Making it Grow” wins two Telly awards

May 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow
Making It Grow

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced that “Making it Grow,” the network’s weekly, live-interactive television program about gardening received two Telly awards when the list of winners was released on Monday. The show’s prescribed...

S.C. Public Radio announces coverage plans for Spoleto Festival USA 2019

May 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Spoleto Festival USA 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – S.C. Public Radio today announced its coverage plans for Spoleto Festival USA 2019. The statewide radio network will broadcast Spoleto events on “Performance Today” and “Sonatas & Soundscapes.” A six-episode podcast -- “Spoleto Backstage” -- is also...

South Carolina ETV to host five “Chasing the Moon” screeners across the state

May 16, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Chasing the Moon

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) today announced a series of five screener events taking place across the state in conjunction with “Chasing the Moon” – a new, six-hour documentary film premiering Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10 on SCETV. Part of...

South Carolina ETV nominated for two Emmy awards

May 7, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
45th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast chapter on Sunday announced nominations for the 45th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards. South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) was nominated for two awards, including Best Health/Science –...

South Carolina ETV hosts "Women Vision S.C." event, recognizing women leaders from across the state

April 25, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC
Women Vision S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) recognized 11 women leaders from across the state yesterday at the organization’s “Women Vision S.C.” event. Taking place at SCETV’s Telecommunications Center in Columbia, portions of the evening’s ceremony were...

SCETV Recognized, in Partnership with SCTA, with National Healthcare Award

April 23, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by SCETV
Telehealth Team at SCETV- John Lewis, Julia Shillinglaw, Tabitha Safdi, Don Godish

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical healthcare, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. The 2019 American Telemedicine...

South Carolina ETV announces coverage plans for the funeral services of Sen. Hollings

April 11, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Remembering the Honorable Ernest Frederick "Fritz" Hollings

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and South Carolina Public Radio today announced coverage plans for the funeral services of the Honorable Ernest Frederick “Fritz” Hollings. On Monday, April 15, SCETV will provide press pool coverage of Sen...

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