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National Create Cooking Challenge Selects Local Winner

By G. Rawls

ETV’s Create viewer, Julie Booher of Mt. Pleasant.

Columbia – American Public Television (APT), the original home to television’s culinary experts, and sponsor of  the Create Cooking Challenge, announced today that two new “stars” have joined its ranks.  Selected from hundreds of entries by judges who are some of public television’s best known chefs, Jaime Isobe of Brooklyn, NY, is the Grand Prize Winner, receiving $1,000 to finance the completion of a 10-episode web series for CreateTV.com.  Second Prize Winner, Erin French of Freedom, Maine, was awarded $250 to fund a 3-part web series for Create’s website.  The contest f

The Mayor: Age of Riley

By G. Rawls

Mayor Riley in an early Spoleto film.

The Mayor: Age of Riley, directed by Barbara Tranter and produced by Jennet Robinson Alterman, follows the career of Charleston Mayor Joe Riley’s remarkable four decade tenure.  The film, four years in the making, features interviews with Mayor Riley and those who found favor (and disfavor) with his vision for the city.  It premieres Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. on SCETV with re-broadcasts Sunday, April 17 at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. 

US INPUT Producer Fellowships Awarded and US Programs at INPUT

By A. Shumaker

delegates in screening session

A limited number of US INPUT Producer Fellowships were awarded on a competitive basis to US based pubilc media producers to attend INPUT 2016 in Calgary on May 8 - 12th.  Congratulations to the following producers:

US INPUT FELLOWS 2016

Alexis Aggrey                    
Independent Producer – Washington, DC

Tracy DuFlo                        
Station Producer - WPBS, Watertown, NY

Ellen Barnard                    
Independent Producer, Atlanta, GA

Download SCETV App

By T. Safdi

SCETV App

Moving to meet the needs of South Carolinians globally, SCETV has launched its very first station-branded public media App. The SCETV App features local and national content, giving viewers and listeners content at their fingertips. 

On the television front, viewers are able to access on-demand videos for some of their most beloved local and national programming. The broadcast schedule is available with the option of push notifications to be sent as a reminder for watching programs live.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2016

The Chuck Wagon Gang

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This spring, SCETV’s Festival offers exceptional, thought-provoking programming from March 5–20. New specials such as The Chuck Wagon Gang, Celtic Woman: Destiny, and The Patient’s Playbook with Dr. Leslie Michelson join favorites including Remembering the Carpenters, Burt Bacharach’s Best and Lawrence Welk’s God Bless America for two weeks of enlightening entertainment.

Georgia O’Keeffe: A Woman on Paper

By G. Rawls

American artist Georgia O’Keeffe

American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) has been called the “Mother of American Modernism,” well-known for her flowing, colorful works of flowers and plants as well as Southwestern landscapes. In November 2014, her painting Jimson Weed, White Flower No. 1 was auctioned for $44.4 million dollars, making it the highest-selling work of art by a female artist.  Her journey turns out have distinctly South Carolina roots, explored in CAROLINA STORIES: Georgia O'Keeffe, A Woman on Paper, airing Thursday March 3 at 8:00 p.m. on ETV.

SC Grandmother Fights HIV/AIDS in PBS Film

By G. Rawls

Wilhemina Dixon, worries about her granddaughter Dayshal, born HIV positive

Meet Wilhemina Dixon from Williston, South Carolina, a one-woman army fighting for her family’s survival, in a new film from Independent LensWilhemina’s War shows the devastating toll of the scourge of HIV/AIDS, one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural south. Shot over the course of five years, the film bears witness to the resilience and determination of the human spirit in the face of tremendous adversity.

South Carolina Entities Taking Bold Steps to Affect Climate Change

By K. Park

South Carolina pier at the ocean with swelling tides

In 2015, the United Nations Climate Conference passed the historic Paris Agreement, signed by representatives of 196 nations. This agreement, combined with the scientific findings on climate change, is a testament to the international consensus that climate change and its effects are to be addressed with urgency, in order to assure a habitable planet for future generations.

Bending Sticks

By G. Rawls

Artist Patrick Dougherty's Rock Hill, SC installation.

The film Bending Sticks celebrates the twenty-five year career of internationally renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty, who has created hundreds of monumental, site-specific sculptures out of nothing more than saplings. The film follows the artist and his collaborators during a year of stick work in the Carolinas and reveals Dougherty’s process, personal story and inspirations.  The film airs Thursday, February 25 at 9:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV.

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