• 01/09/2020

    Sanditon on SCETV and SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump


    The fictional seaside town of Sanditon was created by Jane Austen when she was writing her last novel. She spent imaginary time there when she was chronically ill with a mysterious disease in early 1817. Sadly, Austen never finished the novel. Now, noted screenwriter Andrew Davies, who also adapted...

  • 01/02/2020

    We look forward to sharing a great year of programming, thanks to your support!

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, What is the main reason you tune in to SCETV and SC Public Radio? In talking to our viewers and listeners, most say they watch and listen to a wide variety of programs, but usually during the conversation they’ll say — “however, I especially like the arts programming…” or...

  • 12/20/2019

    South Carolina Public Radio will brighten your holiday season!

    By SC Public Radio

    radio holiday

    SC Public Radio will brighten your holiday season with music and performances from far away and close to home. Tune in to SC Public Radio's News/Music Stations for holiday programming. A Chanticleer Christmas A program of holiday favorites, new and old, presented live in concert by the superb 12-...

  • 12/13/2019

    Why Give to the ETV Endowment?

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Be Exceptional

    We’re your go-to for Exceptional Entertainment, Quality Family Time, In-Depth Reporting and Community Connection. SCETV and SC Public Radio capture stories, entertain families and showcase the good of South Carolina. From local, original programs like Walter Edgar's Journal and Making It Grow to...

  • 12/09/2019

    December brings entertaining and enjoyable programming!

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Holiday Programming

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: Happy holidays! This December brings entertaining and enjoyable programming, part of our Festival schedule as well as our seasonal offerings. SCETV ‘s Festival offers a variety of captivating new shows, including a song-filled evening with composer and songwriter David...

  • 11/29/2019

    Donate to the ETV Endowment this Giving Tuesday

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Giving Tuesday

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, The turkey has been carved, the shopping has begun and it is now time to give back to the causes close to our hearts. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and...

  • 11/18/2019

    We are thankful everyday for loyal members like you!

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Be Exceptional

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, The holidays are fast approaching, and before our lives get wrapped up in holiday activities, I want to take a moment to share my gratitude. Here at the ETV Endowment, we are thankful every day for loyal members like you. The programming, online resources and events we...

  • 10/30/2019

    Legacy of Partnership

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Coby Hennecy Anthony Padgett

    SCETV and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina represent an extraordinary 41-year public-private partnership that has enabled SCETV and SC Public Radio to produce and present programs for state-wide, national and international broadcast. Since inception, the ETV Endowment has provided more than $233...

  • 10/23/2019

    Listen and Learn: Estate Planning Advice on Public Radio

    By Rachel Chesser, Director of Planned Giving

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    As part of the ETV Endowment’s commemoration of National Estate Planning Awareness Week 2019, we are providing resources to help you work on your personal plans. South Carolina Public Radio and NPR are great sources of information on why you need an estate plan, how you can get started planning and...

  • 10/22/2019

    Lessons Learned from Downton Abbey

    By Rachel Chesser, Director of Planned Giving


    Like many of us here at the ETV Endowment, you still may be basking in the glow of this beloved British drama’s return, this time to the big screen. All the delightful things we love about Downton Abbey were present in the new movie – glorious costumes, droll comments, heartwarming—and sometimes...

  • 10/21/2019

    National Estate Planning Awareness Week

    By Rachel Chesser, Director of Planned Giving

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    It is estimated that more than 120 million Americans do not have proper estate plans to protect themselves or their families in the event of sickness, accidents or untimely death. This costs many families wasted dollars and hours of hardship each year that could be minimized with proper planning...

  • 10/20/2019

    Why You Need a Will and How to Get Started

    By Rachel Chesser, Director of Planned Giving

    Planned Giving

    Have you been intending to make a will, but you are unsure how to get started? Do think you don’t have enough assets to merit making a will? Have you ever wondered “why bother making a will,” especially if you have no heirs? Curious about what life changes might make updates necessary to your...

  • 10/18/2019

    Thank You for Supporting One State, Many Voices

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    One State

    Our hearts are bursting with gratitude because of you. The ETV Endowment successfully completed the One State, Many Voices: Sharing South Carolina’s Stories campaign. Thanks to you and many other generous donors across the state, we have met our $1.6 million goal. The Endowment’s capacity to...

  • 09/27/2019

    New Programs Available on SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump


    Each week more of your favorite programs are being added to the SCETV Passport library. Revisit an old favorite or catch up on missed episodes of your latest obsession. Here's what's new on SCETV Passport. The Final Season of Poldark Can’t get enough of Poldark ? You don’t have to wait each week to...

  • 09/25/2019

    Here's to a new season of information and inspiration, thanks to you!

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Charity Navigator

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, As fall begins and kids are back in school, I think about the role SCETV and SC Public radio play in educating, informing and entertaining our viewers. We are bombarded with so much information from social media and other sources that it is increasingly important to be...