• 08/05/2020

    The Best of Ken Burns Available on SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump

    Ken Burns

    For more than three decades, Ken Burns and his colleagues at Florentine Films—directors, writers, producers, editors and cinematographers—have produced some of the most critically acclaimed and most watched documentaries on public television. Now, you can watch the best of Ken Burns' documentaries...

  • 08/04/2020

    It all started with a biscuit.

    By Julie Lonon, Director of Development

    How She Rolls

    It all started with a biscuit, and now it’s headed across the nation on PBS! How She Rolls , a made-for-public-television series produced by Susie Films and SCETV, follows Carrie Morey, the successful Southern food entrepreneur of Callie’s Charleston Biscuits and Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, as she...

  • 07/31/2020

    Endeavour Season 7: What to Expect

    By Natalyn Klump

    Endeavour Season 7

    When we last saw Endeavour Morse at the end of Season 6, he was settling in at the station and the house that would become home to his character in the Inspector Morse series. But it doesn’t ensure happiness for our cerebral and solitary hero, who will face a series of enigmatic murders. Endeavour...

  • 07/10/2020

    We are a 4-Star charity, again!

    By Natalyn Klump

    Charity Navigator

    Have you heard? The ETV Endowment rated 4-stars with Charity Navigator for the ninth year in a row! That means we’ve taken the steps to be accountable, transparent and financially healthy. For more than 40 years, we’ve been diligent stewards of the generous gifts we receive from our members. We’ve...

  • 07/06/2020

    High-Quality Programming Accessible to Everyone

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    The Vote

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, We hope you and your loved ones are healthy and continuing to cope with the many changes we have experienced as a result of this pandemic. While staying at home, we have found new ways to connect and to help each other. Throughout history, Americans have shown courage and...

  • 07/01/2020

    SCETV Commemorates Landmark Year for Women

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Women Vision SC

    This summer, as we celebrate the 244th anniversary of the birth of our nation, we also recognize another major milestone – 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States. Fitting that this centennial would take place in an election year,...

  • 06/22/2020

    Grantchester Returns for Season 5

    By Natalyn Klump

    Grantchester Season 5

    The wait is finally over — Grantchester returns for Season 5 with six new episodes! As you probably remember, Reverend Will Davenport, played by Tom Brittney, is now the official vicar replacing Sidney Chambers, who left for America in Season 4. You’ll be glad to know that Robson Green, Al Weaver...

  • 06/11/2020

    SCETV and SC Public Radio provide information, comfort and entertainment.

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, The last several months have been unsettling, and I know we have all spent time thinking about important topics — COVID-19, the 2020 elections, the economy and the climate — and how they affect us locally, nationally and globally. I hear from our donors that they rely on...

  • 06/09/2020

    Beecham House on SCETV and SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump

    Beecham House

    MASTERPIECE is known for its epic dramas, and Beecham House is no exception. The exotic location — India in 1795 — and spectacular scenery as well as excellent acting will transport you to a different world. The six-episode series revolves around the life of John Beecham played by Tom Bateman, who...

  • 06/05/2020

    The Gift of Stability

    By Rachel Chesser, Director of Planned Giving


    Like many ETV Endowment donors, you may be worried about risk in this volatile market yet want to find a meaningful way to support South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio programming. A charitable gift annuity (CGA) just might be the perfect solution during these uncertain times. Despite...

  • 06/03/2020

    New on SCETV Passport and Final Farewell to Downton Abbey

    By Natalyn Klump

    Downton Abbey

    Final Farewell to Downton Abbey Do you long for a little escape? Relive the drama, romance and excitement of Downton Abbey for the final time before the beloved series leaves SCETV Passport. Downton Abbey , the award-winning series from Julian Fellowes, spans 12 years of gripping drama centered on...

  • 05/28/2020

    Making It Grow Wins Three Telly Awards

    By Natalyn Klump

    Amanda McNulty

    South Carolina ETV's Making It Grow recently received three Telly Awards. The Emmy Award-winning program is a live, interactive call-in program produced by SCETV and Clemson University. Host Amanda McNulty and team Making It Grow focus on gardening topics while highlighting interesting places and...

  • 05/20/2020

    South Carolina Public Radio's First Donation

    By Natalyn Klump

    Albert and Marian Blackwell

    Albert Blackwell grew up in Mars Hill, North Carolina. During his high school years, stimulated by Mars Hill College cultural events, he developed a hunger for classical music. He discovered the FM station, WMIT, broadcasting from its tower atop Mt. Mitchell—on the horizon just out of sight from...

  • 05/12/2020


    By Ty Moody, SCETV

    Grantchester: Season 5 Premieres June 14 at 9 p.m. (SCETV) With God on his side and a motorcycle to ride, Grantchester’s crime-fighting clergyman Will Davenport teams up (voluntarily!) with Geordie Keating to solve a series of darker, grittier crimes than ever before…and face the challenges of...

  • 05/08/2020

    Thank you from all of us at the ETV Endowment!

    By ETV Endowment

    A video message from the ETV Endowment.