Press Release

Media Information for SCETV/Post and Courier’s Gubernatorial Debates in Clemson, May 23-24, 2018

By Glenn Rawls


SCETV and The Post and Courier’s 2018 gubernatorial debates at The Brooks Fine Arts Center at Clemson University will be open to credentialed media. The Republican debate will take place on Wednesday, May 23rd and the Democratic debate will take place Thursday, May 24th.

The doors will open at 6:00 and we ask that all media be seated by 6:55.

TV and still cameras are allowed inside the venue leading up to the start of the live 7:00 debate, but must be out of venue by 6:55.

South Carolina ETV and Public Radio Broadcast Nominated for Regional Emmy®

By Glenn Rawls

Emmy Nomination for Total Solar Eclipse

South Carolina ETV and Public Radio's co-production of the live TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE has been nominated for a regional Emmy for Special Event Coverage. Congratulations to our staff, including Renée Layson, Aimee Crouch, Beryl Dakers, and Kevin Jordan. Host Dakers, with public radio and TV reporters on location around the state and the staff of the SC State Museum, provided live coverage on August 21, 2018 as a total solar eclipse occurred over South Carolina. Eclipse watchers could also use radio or apps to hear public radio narration of the event wherever they chose to watch.

A Chef's Life Wins Daytime Emmy

By Glenn Rawls

Vivian Howard hosts A Chef's Life.

A Chef’s Life has won the Daytime Emmy® for Outstanding Culinary Program.  Hosted by Emmy nominee Vivian Howard, the series is in its fifth year on PBS and presented nationally by South Carolina ETV.  Director Cynthia Hill has previously won for her work on the series.

Antiques Roadshow Charleston Episodes on ETV World

By Glenn Rawls

Antiques Roadshow Charleston

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's three Charleston-based episodes air again Sundays at 11:00 a.m. on ETV World April 29-May 13, 2018.

The 13-time Emmy® nominated series came to Charleston in August of 2015 as part of its six-city summer production tour. More than 4,500 guests attended the all-day appraisal event where guests received valuations of their antiques and collectibles from specialists from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers.

A Chef's Life Garners Emmy Nominations

By Glenn Rawls

Chef Vivian Howard

SCETV’s national presentation A Chef’s Life has garnered three Daytime Emmy® nominations.  The show has been nominated for Outstanding Culinary Program, Best Directing (Cynthia Hill), and Outstanding Culinary Host (Vivian Howard).  The awards will be announced April 29, 2018. A Chef’s Life has previously received a Peabody Award, director Hill has previously won an Emmy for this series.  The show airs Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. on SCETV and Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. on the South Carolina Channel.

Gubernatorial Primary Debates Announced

By Glenn Rawls

South Carolina Gubernatorial Primary Debates

South Carolina ETV and the Charleston Post and Courier will host gubernatorial primary election debates this spring. The debates will be held in conjunction with the state’s Democratic and Republican parties, and will be broadcast statewide on SCETV and SC Public Radio. Candidates will receive formal invitations after the March 30 filing deadline.


By Glenn Rawls

Construction in Charleston

THIS OLD HOUSE®, the 18-time Emmy® Award-winning home improvement series, comes to Charleston for the second half of its 39th season with two different Charleston, South Carolina projects.  South Carolina ETV is adding a special nighttime broadcast just for the ten Charleston episodes, Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. beginning March 29 in addition to the show’s regular Saturday times (9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.)

SCETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Screenings

By Amy Shumaker

African American middle class family from 1950s.

Through a collaboration between public media stations and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Firelight Films and South Carolina ETV will present several screenings of the latest film from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director, Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities as part of a national HBCU Tour.