• 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...

  • 01/09/2019

    A New Year of Programming on SCETV and SC Public Radio

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Patrick McMillan

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: Happy New Year! SCETV and SC Public Radio have a wonderful year planned, and we’re looking forward to sharing it with you. S.C. legislators return to the State House, and ETV World cameras are there to cover the House of Representatives and Senate live in session on...

  • 12/14/2018

    Thank You for Your Valuable Support

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Celtic Women

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: Our 60th Diamond Jubilee is coming to a close, and what a whirlwind celebration it has been! We have celebrated with our gardening series Making It Grow , which observed its 25th anniversary this year at the Sumter Opera House; and made special appearances at Soda City,...

  • 11/07/2018

    Letter from the SCETV President

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Celtic Thunder

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: We at SCETV and SC Public Radio have had a busy fall, and there’s no slowing down in the future. We are very excited to open our doors this month, continuing to celebrate SCETV’s 60th anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee Open House on Nov. 11. Visitors can: Tour our...

  • 10/02/2018

    Thank You for Bringing New and Exciting Programs to SCETV and SC Public Radio

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Jamestown

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: As SCETV continues to celebrate its 60th anniversary , we are giving you the floor. Our newest initiative, The SCoop, lets viewers and listeners send us questions and ideas about South Carolina’s places, food, history or people, and SCETV will turn them into stories...

  • 09/07/2018

    More Than Entertainment: Celebrating 60 Years of SCETV

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    SCETV 60th Anniversary

    Quality public television does more than entertain. It edifies. It enriches. It gives the minds of citizens both young and old the opportunity to expand—whether it's through cultivating talents they didn't know they had, or exploring subjects that would have remained unfamiliar to them otherwise...

  • 08/08/2018

    President's Corner: August Newsletter

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO, SCETV

    Festival Pledge

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: In August, SCETV offers a variety of new specials for our week of Festival pledge. Some of the unique music programs include performance specials by Fleetwood Mac, Zoltan Maga, Chris Botti, Celtic Thunder, the Moody Blues and Perry Como. Another new offering looks at the...

  • 06/29/2018

    There’s plenty to enjoy in July…made possible by your support!

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO, SCETV

    A Capitol Fourth

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month SCETV kicks off a Summer of Adventure , with programming that brings the far reaches of the world right to your door. New series include 10 That Changed America , a look at 10 streets, monuments, modern marvels and homes that have had a lasting impact on our...

  • 06/05/2018

    Letter from the SCETV President

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO, SCETV

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: The Spoleto Festival USA is in Charleston through June 10, and SC Public Radio’s Bradley Fuller is there to bring listeners the highlights of this world-class arts festival on Sonatas and Soundscapes . In addition, SC Public Radio does its remarkable quick turnaround of...

  • 04/17/2018

    April Brings Fresh New Programming to SCETV

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO, SCETV

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: April brings fresh new programming to SCETV. A new Carolina Stories special looks at the history of the Myrtle Beach landmark Charlie’s Place , an African-American nightclub in the 1940s and ‘50s. Owner Charlie Fitzgerald hosted such names as Etta James, James Brown,...

  • 03/27/2018

    Thank You for Supporting South Carolina

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO, SCETV

    ETV Endowment 40th Anniversary

    Dear Members, The ETV Endowment’s 40th anniversary is a moment to reflect on what you have accomplished for our state. Your thoughtful and continuing support is the reason for the successes South Carolina ETV and South Carolina Public Radio have realized. SCETV will celebrate six decades this...

  • 03/05/2018

    Letter from the SCETV President

    By Anthony Padgett, President & CEO SCETV

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: In March, SCETV starts off the month with our spring Festival programming. From March 3 – 18, our TV schedule is full of great new programming, including a new My Music special, Doo Wop Generations ; music from the Bee Gees, Yanni, the Rolling Stones, Queen and Jimmy...