FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, January 7, 2016
New web components and radio recaps also available
The South Carolina Legislature will be seen live Tuesdays-Thursdays on the ETV World Channel beginning January 12, 2016. State House Today coverage follows the session times, generally beginning at 10 a.m. Coverage moves between the House and Senate chambers, though both can be seen continuously online at scetv.org. Coverage begins and ends determined by each chamber’s schedule. ETV World is available via antenna by adding “.3” after the local ETV channel number. It is also available on select cable services, listed as ETVW. A list of cities and stations is available at scetv.org.
Many House and Senate committee rooms are equipped for streaming via ETV. Daily committee meetings with links are posted each day at the top of the ETV homepage, marked in red as “live event.” Videos are also archived and available for viewing.
ETV also uses its State House cameras for special events, such as The State of the State and investitures. The most recent investiture, of South Carolina’s new Chief Justice, is currently available for online viewing.
South Carolina Public Radio also offers State House Week, a weekly four-minute recap of the week’s events that was awarded the S.C. Broadcaster’s Association’s Star Award. The recap is heard each Friday during the session at 6:45 a.m., 8:45 a.m., 1:33 p.m. and 4:44 p.m. It can also be heard online at scpublicradio.org. A list of stations is also available there, as well as app options.