Letter from the President

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2017

December 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Graham Nash Live

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Thank you for your warm welcome. South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio have a rich history, and I’m pleased to join the team as we approach our 60th anniversary next September. I’ve always believed that dedication to quality and service should...

SCETV and SC Public Radio Welcome Anthony Padgett

October 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV
Anthony Padgett

The South Carolina Educational Television Commission has announced the appointment of Anthony Padgett as the new president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio. He succeeds Linda O’Bryon, who announced her intention to resign last year. Padgett, 43, has served...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2017

September 29, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life

Dear Viewers and Listeners: Our SCETV Presents series A Chef’s Life begins its fifth season this month. Chef Vivian Howard takes a food truck out to surrounding areas to support her first cookbook and experience local flavors along the way. Beyond the Fields: Middleton...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2017

August 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Vietnam War photo

SCETV debuts our SCETV PBS Kids Channel, a brand new 24/7 channel dedicated to our youngest viewers. The SCETV PBS Kids Channel is available via antenna at our .4 channel position, and on select cable outlets. It will feature award-winning favorites such as Arthur, Wild...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2017

August 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Dear Viewers and Listeners: South Carolina is in the direct path of the continental total solar eclipse, the first in almost 100 years. Anchored in Columbia, with reports from Charleston and Clemson, we will simulcast (on TV, radio and the web) a live special during the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2017

June 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Fireworks at the US capital

Dear Viewers and Listeners, This month we celebrate our nation’s independence with the ever-popular A Capitol Fourth , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The musical extravaganza concludes with one of the greatest displays of fireworks anywhere in the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, June 2017

June 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Fort Jackson soldiers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month Fort Jackson commemorates its centennial, and SCETV pays tribute with the broadcast of Victory Starts Here: Fort Jackson Centennial . Airing June 15 at 8 p.m., the program features archival material and interviews with Fort Jackson and...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2017

April 28, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
National Memorial Day Concert 2017

Dear Viewers and Listeners, In May, we salute our veterans and their families with the popular National Memorial Day Concert 2017 , broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Hosted again by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise, the special features an all-star line-up...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

March 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Call the Midwife

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This spring we are excited to offer new seasons of some popular series. Call the Midwife begins its sixth season, now set in 1962. The Poplar medics are adjusting to the changing times, facing challenges as they strive to help mothers cope with...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2017

February 28, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Tom Jones

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As we swing into March, SCETV celebrates its Spring Festival—16 days of music specials, documentaries and self-improvement programs that can help you with almost any aspect of your life. Musical programs include a rousing Tom Jones concert, the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2017

January 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month SCETV offers a new “SCETV Presents” special to the nation. Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers takes a unique look at how our founding fathers struggled for liberty and equality, while at the same time...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2017

January 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Masterpiece - Victoria

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV starts the year out with a variety of new and stimulating programming. Our co-production series Reel South begins a second season of documentaries that highlights some of the best non-fiction storytelling from the American South. Our new...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

December 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
A Chef’s Life  Deck the Halls

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As 2016 winds to a close, SCETV ends the year with a bang, continuing the wonderful pledge programming we began last month. Lots of music specials are scheduled, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years; Rocktopia: Live in Budapost; Il Volo...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2016

November 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Black America Since MLK

Dear Viewers and Listeners November has a bountiful harvest of programming you won’t want to miss! In time for Veterans Day, we are proud to offer another in our series South Carolinians in WWII : Return to Normandy. This special highlights the unique bond between the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2016

September 28, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Raging Water

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month marks the one-year anniversary of the floods that devastated much of our state. SCETV has produced a special documentary, entitled Raging Water , that takes a look back at this catastrophic event and its devastating effects—some of...

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