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February 20 is World Day of Social Justice

By Ty Moody

Freedom WalkwayEstablished June 10, 2008 by the United Nations, the World Day of Social Justice is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice. This includes addressing issues like poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections. The 2020 theme is “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice.” We want to highlight a few South Carolinians and organizations who have been or continue to serve as advocates for social justice issues. Seeking Common Ground Cardinal Joseph Louis Bernardin was born in 1928 in Columbia, South Carolina, where...

Next on PBS Masterpiece

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Tom Bateman plays John BeechamBeecham House Premieres March 1 on SCETV Passport . Binge the entire series ahead of its broadcast premiere in Summer 2020. Gurinder Chadha’s new six-part drama series Beecham House is set on the cusp of the 19th century in Delhi before the British ruled in that region. Tom Bateman (Vanity Fair, Jekyll and Hyde, Murder on the Orient Express) steps into the role of enigmatic, soulful John Beecham, a handsome former soldier who has purchased the magnificent mansion, Beecham House, to begin a new life with his family. Learn everything you need to know . Little Women Re-airs March 2020 You can...

Create Weekly Showcase on the SC Channel

By Ty Moody

Add a little New Orleans flavor to your Mardi Gras celebrations with back-to-back episodes of Kevin Belton’s cooking.Create marathons are now five-hour stacks each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, known as "Create Weekly Showcase." The Showcases repeat as double-stacked strips Sunday-Thursday featuring thematic, timely shows. Looking for recipes, click here . Upcoming Schedule Let the Good Times Roll! (February 21-27) Put a little New Orleans in your life with ten episodes of Kevin Belton’s cooking. From shrimp Po-boys to a complete gumbo fest, Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler! This Old House: Charleston (February 28-March 5) Watch the This Old House team transform two house in Charleston, SC: an 1840’s Single...

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science

By Ty Moody

African American young woman looking through a microscopeThere has been a significant gender gap throughout the years in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) all over the world. Women have made tremendous progress, but still remain under-represented in these fields. On December 22, 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution to establish an annual International Day to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities. We want to highlight a few South Carolina women, both historic and contemporary. Pioneer in Medicine Dr. Anne Austin Young was born in Cross Hill...

Carolina Stories: African American History Month

By Ty Moody

students participating in student sit-inThis month we want to highlight African American history and South Carolinians who have left a lasting legacy on the palmetto state. Click the links or players below to watch the documentaries. A True Likeness "A True Likeness" tells the story of a little-known African-American photographer from South Carolina whose posthumous discovery transcended stereotypes and brought to light a significant legacy. Richard Samuel Roberts is heralded as one of the south's most accomplished photographers of the 1920's and 1930's. Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection Sometimes the history of a place...

PBS Kids - November 2019 Programming

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XavierXavier Riddle and the Secret Museum premieres November 11 at 9 a.m. Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, a brand new PBS KIDS program, follows the adventures of Xavier Riddle, his sister Yadina, and their friend Brad as they meet real life heroes from the past – from Eleanor Roosevelt to Leonardo Da Vinci. Watch as these heroes demonstrate their resilience in the face of adversity and perseverance toward their goals, proving that anyone can do remarkable things. New Episodes in November Let’s Go Luna! November 4-7 at 2:30 p.m. Wild Kratts November 4-8 at 8 a.m. Cyberchase November 23 and 30...

Chasing the Moon Screen Event at Aiken Technical College

By Ty Moody

The moon is made of cheese!On June 18, SCETV, the ETV Endowment of South Carolina and Aiken Technical College hosted a special screening event to preview PBS' upcoming "Chasing the Moon" documentary. We will continue sharing special screening events in July. Tuesday, July 16 at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill, S.C. ; several screenings will be presented throughout the day with public showings in the early afternoon for all museum visitors. Registration will be required for screenings at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. – both of which will be followed by a talk by Charles Bolden. This event is open to the public with general...

"Molly of Denali" premieres July 15

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MOLLY OF DENALI Premieres and streams July 15 Produced by WGBH Boston, the newest PBS KIDS series, MOLLY OF DENALI , will premiere July 15 as the first nationally distributed children’s series in the U.S. to feature a Native American lead character. MOLLY OF DENALI follows 10-year-old Molly Mabary, her dog Suki and her friends Tooey and Trini on their daily adventures, from fishing and building snow forts, to delivering a camera to friends on a volcano via dog sled. Designed to help kids ages 4-8 develop knowledge and skills for interacting with informational texts, the series uses books, field guides,...

READY JET GO!: One Small Step

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READY JET GO!: ONE SMALL STEPPremieres and streams June 17 Jet and the gang have a fun night planned with a sleepover in Jet’s backyard, mini-golf, and star-gazing—after all, it’s the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! When Jet reveals that he’s built a brand new super saucer that can take all the kids (and Sunspot) to the Moon, they HAVE to test it out. After a rough landing, the kids realize that a part of the saucer is broken. With Celery and Carrot’s permission, they decide to have their sleepover on the Moon, but after falling asleep they notice Jet and Sunspot have disappeared! Sydney stays behind to...

Explore Military History (2019)

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solidersJust in time for Memorial Day, we want to introduce or re-introduce the SCETV Military Collection . The digital collection offers a historical look at past wars and spotlights service men and women who have made great sacrifices for their country and fellow Americans. On-demand content has been provided from SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio for World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Some additional highlights include new content from Digital. Let's Go! Check out virtual reality (VR) tours of some of South Carolina’s historical military sites. H.L. Hunley Museum -...

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