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ETV Highlights for October 2016
National Disability and Down Syndrome Awareness Month:
Carolina Stories: Spokes and Strings – Wheelchair Tennis
Athletes Bob Masella, Sarah Castell and Israel Shulz rely on wheels, not legs, in national competitions of wheelchair tennis.
Airs: October 2 at 4:00 p.m. on ETV
Southern Lens: Jackson Sandwich
A filmmaker chronicles the early days following his son’s diagnosis with autism.
Airs: October 2 at 4:30 p.m. on ETV
Autism: Emerging from the Maze
Follow research and advancements in modern autism treatment at the UC Davis MIND Institute.
Airs: October 2 at 5:02 p.m. on ETV
Reel South: Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me
In this Southern Documentary Fund documentary, Tommy Oronato, a 60-year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, follows his dreams of singing in a Big Band.
Airs: October 2 at 5:30 p.m. on ETV
Other Special Programs:
This brand new documentary from ETV takes a look back at the historic floods that devastated the state in October 2015.
Airs: October 3, 9:00 p.m. on ETV
October 6, 9:00 p.m. on ETV
October 7, 11:00 a.m. on ETVW
October 9, 4:00 p.m. on ETV
October 10, 8:00 p.m. on SCC
October 18, 7:30 a.m. on ETVW
October 23, 4:30 p.m. on ETV
October 24, 9:00 p.m. on SCC
Masters: Norman Lear
With such groundbreaking sitcoms as “All in the Family,” writer and producer Norman Lear changed the landscape of American television as we know it.
Airs: October 25, 9:00 p.m. on ETV
October 26, 12:00 a.m. on ETVW, 2:00 a.m. on ETV and 5:00 a.m. on ETVW
October 28, 2:00 a.m. on ETV and 5:00 a.m. on ETVW
October 31, 3:30 am on ETV
Go behind the scenes of pop culture Broadway phenomenon, Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, its creation, and the history behind the play.
Airs: October 21, 9:00 p.m. on ETV and 10:30 p.m. on ETV
October 22, 12:00 a.m. on ETVW, 1:30 a.m. on ETVW, 2:00 a.m. on ETV, and 5:00 a.m. on ETVW
October 23, 7:00 p.m. on SCC
October 24, 3:00 a.m. on ETV and 6:00 a.m. on ETVW
Retrace the origins of the concept of the “American Dream,” popularized by Alexis de Tocqueville.
Airs: October 7, 10:00 p.m. on ETV
October 8, 1:00 a.m. on ETVW, 3:00 a.m. on ETV and 6:00 a.m. on ETVW
October 11, 4:30 a.m. on ETV and 7:30 a.m. on ETVW
The Peg + Cat Mystery Hour
In this new special, Peg and Cat invite you to join them for four back-to-back math mysteries.
Airs: October 3 at 10:00 a.m. on ETV
October 5 at 10:30 a.m. on ETV
October 7 at 10:30 a.m. on ETV and 6:00 p.m. on SCC
The Cat in the Hat
The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on a crazy Halloween ride complete with howlers, shockers, big laughs, music and fun.
Airs: October 28, 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on ETV
October 29, 11:00 a.m. on ETVW
October 30, 8:00 a.m. on ETV and 11:00 a.m. on ETVW
October 31, 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 pm. on ETV; 6:00 p.m. on SCC
New Odd Squad episodes
Four new Odd Squad episodes will premiere Odd-tober 3-6!
Airs: October 3, 4, 5, and 6 at 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on ETV; 7:30 p.m. on SCC
Arthur’s 20th season
Arthur begins its 20th season with four new episodes the week of October 10.
Airs: October 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 at 3:00 p.m. on ETV; 6:00 p.m. on SCC
Look for a Halloween-themed episode of Dinosaur Train premiering October 17!
Airs: October 17 at 11:30 a.m. on ETV
Nature Cat premieres a new Halloween episode beginning October 10.
Airs: October 10 at 8:00 a.m. on ETV
Ready Jet Go!
It’s Jet Propulsions’ very first Halloween in a new Ready Jet Go! episode beginning October 24!
Airs: October 24 at 7:30 a.m. on ETV
New Peg + Cat
Peg and Cat welcome guest star ballerina Misty Copeland on October 19th and 21st!
Airs: October 19 and 21 at 10:30 a.m. on ETV
ETV’s weekly magazine-style series airs each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and focuses on SC arts and culture, business and economy, education, health, politics, and technology.
NOTE: There will be TWO programs broadcast October 27 at 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 6 – Topics include: South Carolina continues to rank at the bottom in domestic violence deaths. We’ll talk to the experts on how what the state can do to protect the victims; look at how Alzheimer's can be prevented; talk about the practice of telepsychiatry and how it's helping patients.
Oct. 13 – Topics include: A look at the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew throughout South Carolina.
Oct. 20 – Topics include: A Conversation with the Candidates. Charles Bierbauer talks with candidates running for federal office. Interviews include: Hosea Cleveland, a Democrat running in District 3; Chris Fedalei, a Democrat running in District 4; and Laura Sterling, a Republican running District 6.
Oct. 27, 7:00 p.m. – Topics include: A Conversation with the Candidates. Charles Bierbauer talks with candidates running for District 1, Mark Sanford and Dimitri Cherny.
Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. – Topics include: A Conversation with the Candidates. Charles Bierbauer talks with candidates running for District 2, Joe Wilson, Arik Bjorn, and Eddie McCain.
In addition to viewing the broadcast programs, you are invited to access the Palmetto Scene program segments archived online in streaming format. Visit palmettoscene.org.
To see full listings and schedule changes for ETV-HD, the SC Channel (SCC) and ETV World (ETVW): scetv.org/tv-schedule