• 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 09/13/2019

    Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns

    By Natalyn Klump

    Country Music

    “Country music comes from right in here…this heart and soul that we all have,” says Garth Brooks. “You can dance to it, you can cry to it,” adds Dolly Parton. Country music reflects all of us. Director Ken Burns presents Country Music , a multi-episode series that explores country music’s roots,...

  • 07/01/2019

    One State, Many Voices

    By Coby Cartrette Hennecy, CPA, CFRE

    Local Productions

    Dear ETV Endowment Member, We hope this letter finds you enjoying a relaxing summer with family, friends and exceptional South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio programming. We have just closed another fiscal year at the Endowment, and it may just be the best one in our history…thanks to...

  • 06/11/2019

    Awards for Charlie's Place

    By Natalyn Klump

    Charlie's Place

    Charlie’s Place , an SCETV production, recently received two honors: a Telly Award Bronze in the history category and an Emmy Award nomination for Best Historical/Cultural-Program from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast. Charlie’s Place tells the story of an African...

  • 06/07/2019

    Three Cheers for 4-Stars!

    By Natalyn Klump

    Charity Navigator

    Did you know the ETV Endowment is ranked in the top 4% of all U.S. charities because of its Charity Navigator Rating? Non-profit evaluator Charity Navigator has awarded the ETV Endowment its eighth consecutive 4-star rating, placing the Endowment in the top 4% of all U.S charities. This is the...

  • 05/24/2019

    Making It Grow Wins Two Telly Awards

    By Natalyn Klump


    South Carolina ETV's Making It Grow recently received two 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 01/11/2019

    Turbulent Times are Ahead on VICTORIA Season 3

    By Natalyn Klump


    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...

  • 01/04/2019

    A New Season of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan

    By Natalyn Klump


    Naturalist, author, educator and Emmy-winning host Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on fascinating adventures throughout North America in the fourth season of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan . The series overflows with compelling wildlife and wilderness footage captured in the United States. Join...

  • 12/13/2018

    Celebrate the Holidays with SCETV

    By Ty Moody, SCETV

    Mormon Tabernacle Choir

    The holiday season is officially here! Grab a warm blanket and a cup of hot cocoa with family and friends to enjoy the following SCETV programming. We also encourage you to check out special events in your area or find helpful holiday planning tips from SCETV's Happy Holidays Collection page...

  • 12/11/2018

    Borneo - A Lifetime Adventure

    By Alasdair Clayre


    “Where are you from?” It seemed such a straightforward question when Coby asked me, and she was not the first. I paused. “That rather depends what you mean.” “Well, where were you born?” “Ah. Borneo.” And now I have a twinkle in my eye, “I grew up in a tribe in the rainforest there. But then we...

  • 10/04/2018

    A Chef’s Life comes to a close with Harvest Special

    By Natalyn Klump

    A Chefs Life Harvest

    For the past five seasons, Vivian Howard has taken us on her journey to explore the South one ingredient at a time. Whether you’ve enjoyed trying something new in the kitchen, learning about the ingredients of the South or just following Vivian along on her endeavors, A Chef’s Life has brought...