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October 2019 ETV program highlights

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
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To view the full TV schedule, visit scetv.org/schedule.

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New episodes of Arthur (October 14-16) and Sesame Street (October 7, 14, 21 & 28).

Kindness & Bullying Prevention

Molly of Denali       Oct. 7 – 11

Explore kindness and Alaska Native values like showing respect, sharing and taking care of others, with new episodes in this new PBS Kids series.

 

Halloween Specials

 

Arthur and the Haunted Tree House      Oct. 17, 24, 31 at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

While treat or treating, Francine meets an elderly woman with a very mysterious past, while Binky finds himself at Mr. Ratburn’s amazing haunted hour. Arthur, Buster and Ladonna’s tree house sleepover seems to be haunted … but by what?  

 

Wild Kratts: Creepy Creatures      Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Oct. 28 at 7:30 a.m., Oct. 31 at 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The Wild Kratts aren’t too sure what to do for Halloween. They decide to discover some new “creepy cool” creatures. But Martin and Chris don’t realize that Zach and the other villains have come up with a plan to ruin Halloween. Can the Wild Kratts still celebrate Halloween?

 

Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest     Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Oct. 25 at 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., Oct. 31 at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the “Legend of No Noggin” a hat-kicking scarecrow. George and Allie are determined to find out if the legend is real, while George tries to decide what he’s going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest.

 

The Cat in the Hat Knows     Oct. 24 at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on the craziest Halloween ride filled with scary fandangles, big laughs, and music and fun from all angles! Their adventure takes them deep into the Oooky-ma-kooky Closet where Nick and Sally discover the very best Halloween costumes ever!

Seasonal episodes playing the in the last half of the month:

  • Pinkalicious & Peterrific
  • Ready Jet Go!
  • Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
  • Arthur
  • Splash and Bubbles
  • Wild Kratts
  • Dinosaur Train
  • Nature Cat
  • Odd Squad
  • Peg + Cat

 

Local Interest Programming      *denotes premiere

Palmetto Scene – Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. on SCETV

SCETV’s weekly magazine-style series airs each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on SCETV and focuses on SC arts and culture, business and economy, education, health, politics, and technology. ETV’s Beryl Dakers, a professional with over 30 years in the broadcasting field, is the host of this signature series! The programs repeat the following Sunday at 1 p.m. on SCETV.

10/03 – Topics include: Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee Beth Bass; RC Racing

10/10 – Topics include: The Possibility Institute; Frog Watch USA; State Fair History

10/17 – Topics include: Justice for All Exhibit; Matthew Perry profile; Ernest Finney profile

10/24 – Topics include: TBD

10/31 – Topics include: Deceased Farms; Charleston's Old City Jail

For all air dates, please visit the ETV schedule page: scetv.org/tv-schedule

In addition to viewing the broadcast programs, please access the Palmetto Scene program segments archived online in streaming format. Visit palmettoscene.org.

 

This Week in South Carolina – Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on SCETV and repeats Sundays at 11:30 a.m.

This SCETV public affairs series, hosted by ETV’s news/public affairs reporter Gavin Jackson, features interviews with the key newsmakers and policymakers each week.

Repeats: Tuesdays at 6 p.m. on ETV World (ETVW)

               Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. on SCC

               Fridays (Friday after original broadcast) at 5 p.m. on ETV World (ETVW)

 

10/03  8 p.m.             By the River #205 – J.C. Sasser: Gradle Bird + repeat on Sunday @ 4 p.m.*

Holly Bounds Jackson is by the river with J.C. Sasser, 2018 Southern Book Prize award winner and author of Gradle Bird

 

10/06  5 p.m.             Teachings of Jon

Jennifer Owensby's insightful film about her brother, a 40-year-old man affected by Down syndrome.

 

10/06  6 p.m.             Reel South: Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me

A touching portrait of Tommy Onorato, a 60 year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the life-long dream of singing with a Big Band. Armed with his golden voice and his All-American optimism, Tommy embarks on a quest to have the "world on a string." A film by Rodrigo Dorfman.

 

10/06  6:30 p.m.       Carolina Stories: Spokes and Strings

Athletes depend on wheels, not legs, in national competitions. With Bob Masella, Sarah Casteel, and Israel Shulz.

 

10/10  8 p.m.             By the River #206 – George Singleton: Staff Picks + repeat on Sunday at 4p.m.*

Holly Bounds Jackson is by the river with George Singleton, recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Guggenheim fellowship, the Hilldale Award from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, and the Corrington Award for Literary Excellence and author of Staff Picks.

 

10/17  8 p.m.             By the River # 207 – Bren McClain: One Good Mama Bone + repeat on Sun., 4 p.m.*

Holly Bounds Jackson is by the river with Bren McClain, winner of the 2017 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction and author of One Good Mama Bone.

 

10/24  8 p.m.             By the River # 208 – Rebecca Bruff: Trouble the Water + repeat on Sunday, 4p.m.*

Holly Bounds Jackson is by the river with Rebecca Bruff, scholarship recipient of the 2017 Key West Literary Seminar and author of Trouble The Water.

 

10/30  7 p.m.             Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness*

Planning for college, paying for college, and workforce development

 

10/31  8 p.m.             By The River #209 – F. Rutledge Hammes: A Curious Matter of Men with Wings

Holly Bounds Jackson is by the river with F. Rutledge Hammes, recipient of the South Carolina Arts Commission Fellowship for prose, and author of A Curious Matter of Men With Wings.

 

10/31  8:30 p.m.       Carolina Stories: Ghosts and Legends III

Ghost and Legends of South Carolina III explores two of South Carolinas more famous Ghosts. "The Gray Man" and "Alice of the Hermitage." Both stories have roots on Pawley's Island. Also explored are Bubba the Ghost, at the South Carolina State Museum, and the Ghosts of the University of South Carolina's Longstreet Theatre. We also visit Charleston South Carolina for tales of buried treasure and other pirate stories.

 

Special Programming

National Disability & Down Syndrome Awareness Month

10/06  5 p.m.             Teachings of Jon

Jennifer Owensby's insightful film about her brother, a 40-year-old man affected by Down syndrome.

 

10/06  6 p.m.             Reel South – Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me

A touching portrait of Tommy Onorato, a 60 year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the life-long dream of singing with a Big Band. Armed with his golden voice and his All-American optimism, Tommy embarks on a quest to have the "world on a string." A film by Rodrigo Dorfman.

 

10/06  6:30 p.m.       Carolina Stories: Spokes and Strings: Wheelchair Tennis

Athletes depend on wheels, not legs, in national competitions. With Bob Masella, Sarah Casteel, and Israel Shulz.

 

10/06  7 p.m.             4 Wheel Bob

4 WHEEL BOB tells the story of Bob Coomber, an intrepid adventurer who sets out to becone the first wheelchair hiker to cross the 11,845 foot Kearsarge Pass in the Sierra Nevada of California. The one-hour documentary follows the inspirational journey of Bob while encouraging us to look at our own self-imposed limitations and perhaps reach beyond what we think is possible.

 

National Depression Education and Awareness Month

10/13  7 p.m.             Before Stage Four: Confronting Early Psychosis

A stark yet hopeful look into a new movement in the mental health community across the country.

 

10/13  7:30 p.m.       Losing Lambert: A Journey Through Survival and Hope

Explores the heart-rending questions left in the wake of suicide, as parents struggling to cope.

 

10/20  5 p.m.             It’s Just Anxiety

A dozen people from diverse backgrounds describe their personal struggles with anxiety

 

Breast Cancer Awareness

10/13  5 p.m.             Oceans of Pink

The growth of dragon boat racing among breast cancer survivors and Hispanic women is highlighted.

 

Health Literacy

10/13  6 p.m.             Defining Hope

This is an award-winning film that captures people who are weighing what matters most at the fragile junctures in life, and the nurses who guide them and help carry out their decisions. The documentary follows eight patients with life-threatening illness as they make choices about how they want to live, how much medical technology they can accept, what they hope for, and how that hope evolves when life is threatened. The content is optimistic and reminds us that we have choices. It's a film that jump-starts these critical conversations and helps people define what makes life worth living.

 

New Seasons/New Series

10/05  1 p.m.             Nick Stellino Storyteller (started in September)

Nick recounts how Sundays and certain dishes remind him of his family in Sicily. Dishes include: Potatoes with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Rosemary / Pork Chop with Pizzaiola Sauce / Pasta Agghiu e Ogghiu (Pasta with Garlic and Olive Oil).

 

10/12  12:30 p.m.     Lidia’s Kitchen – Season 7

In this episode, Lidia remembers some of her fondest childhood recipes that were made by her Grandmother Rosa in Italy. Recipes include Mussels Triestina and Cavatappi with Beef Guazzetto. A fun and fruity Fruit Smash Soda is shared with her mother, Erminia.

 

10/12  1:30 p.m.       Simply Ming – Season 17

Andrew Zimmern the man known for tracking the world's most bizarre foods joins Ming in his loft kitchen. Andrew cooks up a Shrimp Etouffee, and Ming follows that up with one of his favorites he makes at home: a Classic Salt and Pepper Head on Shrimp served over rice. It's shrimp two ways on this episode of Simply Ming.

 

10/17  10 p.m.           Line of Separation*

After the fall of the Third Reich, the small town of Tannbach is cruelly divided between East and West regimes and the town's inhabitants suffer the consequences. This historical drama explores the devastating effects decades of conflict had on communities from the end of World War II to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

 

10/19  10 a.m.           Woodsmith Shop – Season 13

This clever project boosts the sound coming from your smartphone. And all it takes is a little creative work at the band saw.

 

Friday Night Arts Programming

10/04  9 p.m.             Great Performances: Now Hear This: Scarlatti: Man Out of Time*

Journey to Spain and Morocco with host Scott Yoo to discover how composer Scarlatti melded aspects of Vivaldi's and Bach's work with music and dance of the region to generate a new sound inspired by the guitar that is still relevant today.

 

10/04  10 p.m.           Voces on PBS: Porvenir, TX *

"Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle" provides insights and answers to one of the most bizarre, disturbing and controversial fatal shootings of the mid-20th century. Part political expose, part narrative deconstruction, part poetic meditation, the film is an independent and thorough investigation of the life and death of Ruben Salazar, a prominent Civil Rights era journalist. As it sheds light on Salazar's slaying by a Sheriff's deputy in 1970, it extricates him from the myths that were constructed to suit political agendas. It also offers a compelling look at an historical period that still resonates today -- an era of repressive law enforcement and of a people's turbulent search for recognition as full-fledged Americans.

 

10/11  9 p.m.             Great Performances: Now Hear This: Handel: Italian Style*

Discover how Handel's experience in Italy with fellow composers Vivaldi, Scarlatti and Corelli influenced his career. Host Scott Yoo traces Handel's footsteps to understand how he embraced the country's artistic and cultural traditions.

 

10/11  10 p.m.           2019 Hispanic Heritage Awards*

The Hispanic Heritage Awards will honor five to seven individuals or organizations doing outstanding work in a variety of fields to benefit the Hispanic and Latinx community in the United States and abroad. The evening will feature award presentations for each of these honorees, as well as featured musical performances.

 

10/18  9 p.m.             Great Performances: Grammy Salute to Music Legends*

Enjoy a star-studded awards concert for Recording Academy honorees with performances by George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Johnny Mathis, Dionne Warwick, Garth Brooks, Snoop Dogg, Patti Austin, Sheila E, Sam Moore, Julio Iglesias and more.

 

10/25  9 p.m.             Rothko: American Masters*

Explore the life of the celebrated artist whose luminous color field paintings helped define the abstract expressionist movement, which shifted the art world epicenter from Paris to New York. Featuring original scenes with Alfred Molina.

 

10/25  10 p.m.           Songwriting with Soldiers*

Join SongwritingWith:Soldiers' unique collaborative of professional artists working with veterans to tell their stories of war and the return home through song. This concert special celebrates music's power to heal and bring diverse people together.

 

PBS Programming

10/02  10 p.m.           Wild Metropolis*

This natural history series reveals the world's most extraordinary wildlife living in the newest and fastest changing habitat on the planet -- cities. It features a diverse cast of animals that are adjusting to this new world better than we could have predicted, not only applying their natural born skills and abilities to life in the city, but also making amazing physical or behavioral adaptations. From humpback whales breaching in New York's Hudson Bay to huge colonies of megabats in Adelaide; from penguins nesting in Cape Town to Burmese pythons living on the streets of Bangkok, explore our most-loved and familiar cities through fresh eyes: the eyes of the animals that live in them.

 

10/05  7 p.m.             Women in White #101 5 part series

When Walter Hartright, a young drawing master, encounters a spectral woman dressed all in white on a moonlit road on Hampstead Heath, he is drawn into a web of intrigue that will transform his life forever.

 

10/06  4:30p.m.        Poetry in America*

The 12-part series POETRY IN AMERICA draws students of all ages into conversations about poetry. Hosted by Harvard University professor Elisa New, each half-hour episode highlights the work of one distinguished poet (Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks) with a reading by an individual well known for accomplishments outside the humanities (actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith, Grammy-Award winner Herbie Hancock; former vice president Joe Biden, and rapper/poet Nas), as well as a chorus of others, including: a chorus of pick-up basketball players, young naturalists at the Massachusetts Audubon Society, and students at the Parsons School of Design. The fast-moving, beautifully shot series offers viewers a fully immersive experience in hearing, reading, and interpreting a single American poem. Scholar Elisa New opens a conversation about poetry and encourages viewers at home to extend the discussion past the episode's end.

 

10/06  10 p.m.           Press on Masterpiece* - six episodes

Set in the world of newspapers in London, this razor-sharp and observant drama explores the current turbulent media landscape and the ethical dilemmas that journalists and editors face each day.

 

10/07  9 p.m.             Retro Report on PBS*  - airs on Monday’s and Tuesday’s

Retro Report makes sense of the present by revealing the past. Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani connect the present to the past with stories from Retro Report, and New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz adds his signature wit.

 

10/08  9 p.m.             Retro Report on PBS*

Retro Report makes sense of the present by revealing the past. Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani connect the present to the past with stories from Retro Report, and New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz adds his signature wit.

 

10/08  8 p.m.             Finding Your Roots #601*

Series: Join Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to uncover the surprising ancestral stories of 28 cultural trailblazers with fascinating histories. The series ends with an exploration of how science and history can inspire the next generation.

 

Episode 1: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Isabella Rossellini, Anjelica Huston and Mia Farrow unearth surprising new revelations about their family histories, taking them generations beyond their famous cinematic forebears.

 

10/12  7 p.m.             Women in White #102

Walter is sent away before he can learn the truth about Anne. Laura confesses her feelings about Walter to Sir Percival, who in turn moves up their wedding. Anne's mother visits the newlyweds' home in search of her daughter, who's been seen nearby.

 

10/15  8 p.m.             Finding Your Roots #602*

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the humble roots of comedic actors Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet, retracing the ancestral journeys that laid the groundwork for their success.

 

10/19  7 p.m.             Women in White #103

As Sir Percival faces money troubles, Laura learns the truth about her new husband. Marian begins to suspect that Count Fosco is up to no good and resolves to find out what he and Sir Percival are plotting.

 

10/20  6 p.m.                         Alone in the Wilderness pt. 1

Richard Proenneke set out alone to build a log cabin and explore a pristine land unchanged by man.

 

10/20  7 p.m.             Alone in the Wilderness pt. 2

Dick Proenneke's profound account of his 30-year adventure in the remote Alaska wilderness continues.

 

10/26  7 p.m.             Women in White #104

Count Fosco and Sir Percival set their sinister plan into motion with tragic results. Marian and Walter make a horrifying discovery.

 

10/27  5 p.m.             Happiness Machine

An inventor from rural Iowa explores what it means to pass on the gift of place.

 

10/27  5:30p.m.        Searching For Home: Coming Back From War

"Searching for Home: Coming Back from War" explores, in their own words, the Truth, the Healing and the Hope of veterans from all generations returning home from war and their search for the "home" they left behind-physically, mentally and spiritually. From World War II, Korea and Vietnam to modern-day conflicts, Searching for Home is a multi-generational documentary that chronicles the journey from battlefield to homefront and the search for healing and eventually hope.

 

10/27  7 p.m.             Songwriting with Soldiers

Join SongwritingWith:Soldiers' unique collaborative of professional artists working with veterans to tell their stories of war and the return home through song. This concert special celebrates music's power to heal and bring diverse people together.

 

South Carolina Channel

CREATE Marathons       

** Saturdays  6 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

10/5    6 a.m.             Where’s Rick Sebak?

Rick Sebak could be anywhere in America touring the sites and enjoying the best eats. This marathon takes us to Hawaii, Connecticut and Ohio for breakfast. Rick also heads to New Orleans and Houston to partake in their legendary sandwiches. Rick’s food tour is informative as well as tasty!

 

10/12  6 a.m.             Viva Italia

We’re taking pride in all things Italian. The sites, the culture and of course the food. Milan, Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast are some of the places of interest that are on our travel itinerary. With Rick Steves and Kathy McCabe leading the tour we are certain to see all.  Lidia Bastianich, Mary Ann Esposito and Nick Stellino are three chefs are committed to keeping the flavors of Italy alive. You’ll learn a trick or two from these legends. Viva Italia!

 

10/19  6 a.m.             Autumn Comfort

The weather is beginning to get cooler, the leaves are changing colors and seasonal dishes are on the menu. Taste the goodness of P. Allen Smith’s pumpkin crème brulee and pumpkin stew. Vivian Howard’s harvest is bountiful and you can sample all of the flavors at her feast. Take a New England fall foliage tour and see all of the vibrant colors of the season. Settle into this gorgeous season, because Autumn has never tasted or looked so good!

 

10/26 6 a.m.              Bob Ross Day

You know the afro. You know the canvas and palette. Now let’s celebrate Bob Ross, the man who created happy little clouds and happy little trees! Follow Bob’s calm, soothing and encouraging instructions and you’ll have your own masterpiece highlighting Bob’s love of nature, fall foliage, majestic mountains, superb sunsets and much more.

 

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