Culture

Royal Wedding Watch airs on SCETV

By Ty Moody

Marriage of Prince Henry of Wales and American Meghan Markle

Go behind the headlines with host Meredith Vieira for the history, ceremony and traditions shaping the wedding of Prince Henry and Meghan Markle. Experts, commentators and guests join Vieira and U.K. host Matt Baker, while Anita Rani reports from Windsor.

The ROYAL WEDDING WATCH schedule is below:

May 14, 2018 at 10 pm 

Episode 1: A Wedding is Announced

Narrative: Turning Up All the Stones

By Laura Hunsberger

Brooke Howard and Barbara Howard, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Barbara Howard spoke with her daughter, Brooke Howard, about her late husband, James William Howard, who was a "one in a million" father to Brooke and her siblings. Here, Brooke asks her mom to share some memories from the early years in their relationship.

SC Lede: Finals Week 2018

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (c) speaks with Russ McKinney (l) and Jamie Lovegrove in the SC Public Radio studios on Monday, May 7, 2018.

This week is the final week of the 2018 South Carolina legislative session.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove and South Carolina Public Radio Reporter Russ McKinney to break down what the last three days of the session may hold, including the dozens of bills state lawmakers still have on their calendars.

They also recap last week's filibuster by state Senate Democrats over legislation regarding abortions, look ahead to the South Carolina primary elections in June, and more.

Next on PBS MASTERPIECE

By Ty Moody

Little Women

Little Women

As engaging today as in 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s story follows sisters Jo (Maya Hawke), Meg (Willa Fitzgerald), Beth (Annes Elwy) and Amy (Kathryn Newton) who, together with Laurie (Jonah Hauer-King), journey to adulthood. The cast also includes Emily Watson, Angela Lansbury, Dylan Baker and Michael Gambon.

This new adaptation of Little Women premieres Sunday, May 13th, 2018 on SCETV.

Driven Blind (Full Episode)

Drone shot of Dan Parker

Dan Parker, a world champion drag racer, struggles to adjust to his new reality after he is blinded in a fiery racing accident. Though visually impaired, Dan has not given up his love of working with his hands, or his love of racing. Driven Blind follows Dan’s single-minded quest to find meaningful work and to get back behind the wheel.

For more information or the press kit, visit reelsouth.org.

62 Days (Full Episode)

By Rebecca Haimowitz

Marlise Muñoz

Marlise Muñoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism and was pronounced brain-dead. Due to a little-known Texas law, the Muñoz family was forced to keep Marlise on life support against her wishes. 62 Days follows the Muñoz family’s journey from tragedy to activism as they fight to change this law, revealing the human toll behind a growing political trend.

For more information or the press kit, visit reelsouth.org.

The Sora

By Rudy Mancke

The Sora (Porzana carolina) is a small waterbird, sometimes also referred to as the Sora Rail or Sora Crake.

This species is found around fresh water marshes and flooded fields.

Painter Louis Bruce

By Scott Johnson

Painting tools

ETV Lowcountry had the pleasure of speaking with painter Louis Bruce from Port Royal, SC.

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