• 05/20/2019

    Spoleto Festival USA on South Carolina Public Radio

    By SC Public Radio

    Bradley Fulller

    Spoleto Festival USA returns to Charleston May 24 through June 9. Every weekday during the festival, South Carolina Public Radio’s Sonatas and Soundscapes will be there, broadcasting live with host Bradley Fuller, providing the latest happenings, along with guest interviews, previews of upcoming...

  • 05/01/2019

    Mister Rogers and Halley’s Comet

    By Barbara Leonard, Sustaining Star

    Mister Rogers

    February 6, 1986, Morgantown, West Virginia — Driving to pick up my son from the sitter, I heard a news bulletin on the radio. There was an accident at the Loveridge Coal Preparation Plant, and I knew that my husband, a mining engineer, was working on a project at that plant that day. When it was...

  • 04/24/2019

    Discover what’s new on SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump

    SCETV Passport

    Documentaries, dramas and more, SCETV Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorite programs. Victoria, Downton Abbey, Poldark and Endeavour on MASTERPIECE along with other popular series such as Making It Grow , A Chef’s Life , The Great British Baking Show, Nature and NOVA are...

  • 04/10/2019

    Reel South Returns for Season Four

    By Natalyn Klump

    Reel south

    Reel South , the acclaimed TV showcase for independent films about the American South, begins its fourth season in April with nine new productions. Hosted this season by Valerie June, offerings include a look at Latina girls’ celebration of their Quinceañera; a unique community of Chinese students...

  • 04/01/2019

    Reconstruction: America after the Civil War

    By Natalyn Klump

    Reconstruction

    “Our film will tell the real story of Reconstruction, honoring the struggle of the African Americans who fought their way out of slavery. But we will also tell the tragic story of the sustained and often violent pushback against Reconstruction’s determination to secure equal rights for black people...

  • 03/20/2019

    Enjoy the Best of MASTERPIECE on SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump

    Les Mis Passport

    This spring, SCETV Passport gives you the opportunity to watch the best of MASTERPIECE on your own schedule. A new six-part adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel Les Misérables premieres Sunday, April 14 on SCETV . With striking intensity and relevance to us today, Hugo’s novel is testimony to...

  • 03/13/2019

    We’re Very Grateful for Everything You do for the ETV Endowment

    By Coby C. Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, In our busy lives, those to-do lists seem to always get longer, and there’s never enough time to accomplish everything we’d like. As much as we try, we miss the museum exhibit we wanted to see and never get around to reading the new book that’s on everyone’s list. That is...

  • 03/05/2019

    Rob Higgins' Radios

    By Rachel Chesser, Director of Planned Giving

    DeWalt  Radio

    We recently visited with longtime Endowment members Rob and Carla Higgins of North Charleston and discovered Rob has a hobby befitting an avid South Carolina Public Radio listener. Rob always has a smile on his face, but his grin gets even bigger when he talks about the vintage FM radios he...

  • 03/01/2019

    New on SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump

    We'll meet again

    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: We’ll Meet Again The Fight for Women’s Rights Join Ann Curry as two women search for friends...

  • 02/13/2019

    The Southern Campaign Wins NETA Award

    By Natalyn Klump

    Southern Campaign

    The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution received a National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Award for the category Instructional Media-Teacher Resource. The eight-part video series describes the South’s role in winning the American Revolutionary War, including battles...

  • 02/05/2019

    President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2019

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Ballet Dancer

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: In February, SC Public Radio holds the “No Pledge Drive” Pledge Drive, designed specifically to NOT interrupt your favorite programs. The membership campaign began February 1, and we are asking our listeners to help us “make it happen” by supporting the programs you...

  • 02/01/2019

    Tidy Up Your Estate Plans

    By Rachel Chesser, Director of Planned Giving

    Tidy Up

    Most of us resolved to get organized in the new year. While it can be extremely satisfying to say goodbye to outdated clothes and other clutter, getting organized can mean more than just cleaning out your closets and garage. Have you planned how your affairs will be handled after you are gone? A...

  • 01/31/2019

    Enjoy the Best of SCETV and PBS on SCETV Passport

    By Natalyn Klump

    Victoria Passport

    It’s a new year! It's not too late to make a resolution to catch up on the great programming SCETV and PBS have to offer, or discover your new favorite show. We have the perfect way to stick to your resolution— SCETV Passport . This member benefit allows you to watch even more of your favorite...

  • 01/23/2019

    Thank You for Being Exceptional!

    By Coby C. Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Be Exceptional

    As we close the books on 2018, we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all of our members who made the past year so special. We’re thrilled that after 60 years, SCETV and SC Public Radio are still treasured – and supported – by South Carolinians like you. As you know, the ETV Endowment provides funding...

  • 01/11/2019

    Turbulent Times are Ahead on VICTORIA Season 3

    By Natalyn Klump

    Victoria

    There are fierce tensions both in Europe and in the royal marriage as the much-anticipated Season 3 of Victoria premieres on MASTERPIECE . Jenna Coleman returns as the spirited Queen Victoria, and Tom Hughes reprises his role as her devoted, yet obsessive, husband Prince Albert. It is 1848, and a...

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