COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that local programming will now be included on the network’s YouTube TV livestream which, as a result, will mirror its primary broadcast channel for the first time. Launched in February 2020, the streaming service’s SCETV channel has featured only national programming to this point.
YouTube TV represents SCETV’s first livestreaming partnership. Now, in addition to PBS favorites, such as “Antiques Roadshow,” “Frontline,” “Great Performances,” “Masterpiece” and “Nature,” the network’s livestream will include local shows, like “Making it Grow,” “Palmetto Scene” and “This Week in South Carolina.”
In addition to the SCETV channel, YouTube TV also offers a dedicated channel for PBS Kids.
For those who are not YouTube TV subscribers, South Carolina residents can access a livestream of SCETV’s primary broadcast channel by visiting www.scetv.org/watch-scetv-live. Content can also be accessed digitally on the SCETV app, which is available on all iOS and Android devices. Furthermore, content is available on all SCETV-branded PBS platforms, including PBS.org and PBSKIDS.org, as well as the PBS Video app and PBS KIDS Video app available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV and Chromecast. SCETV members are also able to view an extended library of quality public television programming via Passport.
For more information on SCETV, visit www.scetv.org.
“In February 2020, we were thrilled to announce a partnership with YouTube TV, and today we’re even more excited that subscribers will be able to access our complete broadcast lineup. This is a great step forward for SCETV as we seek to maximize our accessibility and reach as many South Carolinians as possible.” –SCETV President and CEO Anthony Padgett
FIVE FAST FACTS:
- SCETV is now streaming its complete broadcast lineup – local and national content – live on YouTube TV.
- Initially announced in February 2020, YouTube TV represents SCETV’s first livestreaming partnership.
- In addition to the SCETV channel, YouTube TV also offers a dedicated channel for PBS Kids.
- In addition to YouTube TV, SCETV content can be accessed on the SCETV app, which is available on all iOS and Android devices.
- For those that are not YouTube TV subscribers, South Carolina residents can access a livestream of SCETV’s primary broadcast channel by visiting www.scetv.org/watch-scetv-live.