“Margaret’s Birthday Buddy/ Margaret’s Birthday Party” 
Premieres and streams September 16

“Margaret’s Birthday Buddy” – The Tiger Family is busy preparing for Margaret’s birthday party. Daniel struggles when the attention is not on him until he figures out that he can be a “tigertastic” birthday buddy and help make Margaret's day special.

What’s new in Education

By Stephanie Frazier

ETV Education logo

Hopefully, your new school year is off to a great start and you are enjoying the many ETV and PBS resources available to you. From the premiere of our new PBS Kids show Molly of Denali, to the development of new courses with Rudy Mancke, we are hard at work preparing educational resources to support learning across the state!

Teach AND Learn this fall

By K.Finger

image of male teacher sitting with a laptop

Now that your students are settled in their new routines, it’s time for YOU to get started on your own new learning path!

September 2019 on

By Mimi Wortham-Brown

Images from content featured in September 2019 on

This month, we share content for International Literacy Day through our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection, and we remember our heroes from September 11, 2001. We explore our Hispanic Heritage, and we celebrate Constitution Day. We also take a moment to remind you of two great resources that work together to benefit South Carolina educators—LearningWhy and Knowitall—and we provide a complete list of resources that are available to SC educators on ETV StreamlineSC!

Brown Anole

By Rudy Mancke

A brown anole.

The brown anole, also known as the Bahaman anole, is a lizard native to Cuba and the Bahamas.

Training and Research news

By Salandra Bowman

Education and Research Team at Spartanburg ETV station

This is shaping up to be an exciting year for our training and research team. We are revamping our professional development offerings to introduce new training topics and delivery formats. We are also seeking opportunities to collect data on how ETV educational content supports classroom learning. Visit our updated website to learn more.

2019 Constitution Day James Otis Lecture: Sept. 13 at 11 a.m.

By Bette Jamison

Portrait of James Otis

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (SC ABOTA) presents the Tenth Annual James Otis Lecture Series in observance of National Constitution Day.

The topic for the 2019 James Otis Lecture is “The Role of Citizens in the Administration of Justice.” Two students from every high school in our state have received invitations to attend and will be recognized as James Otis Scholars.

Broadcast from the State House, the program’s featured speakers are:

ETV program highlights for September 2019

By Jonathan Faulk

Image from Soul City, part of Reel Journeys, coming in September

ETV presents programs of interest to teachers and students! In September, don’t miss By the River with lowcountry authors and new family-themed episodes in Daniel Tiger‘s Neighborhood. SCETV is your destination for learning!

Season two of locally-produced 'By the River' to premiere September 5

By the River

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “By the River” – a weekly show that features discussions with authors from South Carolina and around the Southeast – is returning for season two Thursday, September 5, at 8 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV). Produced in partnership between SCETV and the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB), season two of “By the River” will feature 14 episodes.