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ETV Highlights for February 2016
February 15 at 7:30 p.m. on ETV: Ready Jet Go!
On President’s Day, when kids are home from school and preschool, PBS goes intergalactic with the launch of Ready Jet Go! Join science-loving Sean and science fiction-obsessed Sydney as they befriend the new kid on their street, Jet Propulsion, who just happens to be an alien from the planet Bortron 7. Together they will explore the solar system and the effects it has on the planet, learning about physical science, technology, and teamwork along the way. One hour launch special on February 15, at 7:30 a.m. Normal schedule: weekdays at 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.; weekends at 9:00 a.m. on ETV.
Week of February 15-19 at 9:00 a.m. on ETV: Daniel Tigers Neighborhood
Daniel Tiger and his friends go on five NEW school-related adventures in which he’ll learn valuable lessons about making mistakes, thinking of others, and helping out his family and friends. Don’t miss these new episodes!
February 18 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV: Reel South - Counter Histories: Rock Hill
Reel South is a new anthology series that takes on provocative, diverse topics while preserving the Southern tradition of masterful storytelling. In this episode, the series explores the “Friendship 9” that took action to fight segregation laws in Rock Hill, South Carolina in 1961. (Repeats Monday, February 22, at 8:30 p.m. on SCC)
February 28 at 4:00 p.m. on SCC: Rebel Hearts: Sarah and Angelina Grimke and the Anti-Slavery Movement
The Grimke sisters, daughters of a prominent South Carolina family, were the most notorious female abolitionists of their day. They spoke out at an early age against slavery and worked for equal rights for women.
To see full listings and schedule changes for ETV-HD, the SC Channel (SCC) and ETV World (ETVW): scetv.org/tvschedule
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 p.m. on ETV:
Feb. 4 – Topics include: Stories from the State House; our newest Original SC features; and The Greenville Zoo expecting a new giraffe.
Feb. 11 – Topics include: An inside look at the state of S.C.'s roads and bridges.
Feb. 18 – Topics include: Preview of both the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries in S.C.
Feb. 25 – A sit-down with S.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Christy Hall on the state of S.C.'s roads; Reflections on Charleston discussion from Duke Universtiy.
In addition to viewing the broadcast programs, you are invited to access the Palmetto Scene program segments archived online in streaming format. Visit palmettoscene.org.