Letter from the President

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

By L. O'Bryon

Call the Midwife

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This spring we are excited to offer new seasons of some popular series. Call the Midwife begins its sixth season, now set in 1962. The Poplar medics are adjusting to the changing times, facing challenges as they strive to help mothers cope with the demands of childbearing. Season two of Home Fires opens in June of 1940, and follows a group of women in an English village who must rely on one another during World War II.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2017

By L. O'Bryon

Tom Jones

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

As we swing into March, SCETV celebrates its Spring Festival—16 days of music specials, documentaries and self-improvement programs that can help you with almost any aspect of your life. Musical programs include a rousing Tom Jones concert, the lilting ballads of Christopher Cross, a nostalgic trip back in time with Rock Rewind 1967–1969, the soaring tenor of Friar Alessandro, the driving beat of the rock group Heart, and more.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2017

By L. O'Bryon

Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This month SCETV offers a new “SCETV Presents” special to the nation. Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers takes a unique look at how our founding fathers struggled for liberty and equality, while at the same time embracing slavery.

We again broadcast the annual Black History Teleconference, The Struggle Continues: Crisis in Black Education. Also offered nationally, this program gives students the chance to talk to prominent African Americans about their paths to success.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

By L. O'Bryon

A Chef’s Life  Deck the Halls

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

As 2016 winds to a close, SCETV ends the year with a bang, continuing the wonderful pledge programming we began last month. Lots of music specials are scheduled, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years; Rocktopia: Live in Budapost; Il Volo: Notte Magica; and California Dreamin’: The Story of the Mamas and the Papas.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2016

By L. O'Bryon

Black America Since MLK

Dear Viewers and Listeners

November has a bountiful harvest of programming you won’t want to miss! In time for Veterans Day, we are proud to offer another in our series South Carolinians in WWII: Return to Normandy. This special highlights the unique bond between the veterans who landed on Normandy and the residents and their children who honor them each year.

Both SCETV and SC Public Radio bring you full election night coverage, complete with interviews and analysis.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2016

Vivian Howard of A Chef's Life

September is simply bursting with exhilarating programming and initiatives. We’re excited to bring viewers another new season of our award-winning series, A Chef’s Life, as Chef Vivian Howard continues to put her unique spin on Southern favorites while writing a cookbook, running two restaurants and raising twins! The dashing Ross Poldark is back in his much-awaited second season, facing threatening accusations.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2016

I Miss Downton Abbey

Dear Viewers and Listeners,

As we draw closer to the November election, the award-winning series American Experience brings you in-depth portraits of our recent past presidents. From August 8 through August 17, viewers will get an inside look at their leadership decisions in governing our nation.

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2016

PBS Newshour

Dear Viewers and Listeners,

This month SCETV is proud to air A Capitol Fourth, the time-honored all-star salute to our country’s birthday. Broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the inspirational program features top musical guests, with special segments celebrating the 75th anniversary of the USO and the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.