WRET-TV is a full service television station in Spartanburg, South Carolina, located on the campus of the University of South Carolina-Upstate, broadcasting on local digital channel 43 and virtual channel 49. Founded in 1980, it is owned by South Carolina Educational Television Commission (SCETV) and branded as ETV. It is
a member station of PBS (Public Broadcasting Service). In addition to its national PBS programming, WRET airs ETV produced programs with information concerning South Carolina public affairs, culture, history and education. ETV also broadcasts college sports from various state colleges in South Carolina. WRET's channel is multiplexed, with SCETV and PBS programming, called ETV South Carolina Channel, on 49.1; on 49.2 is PBS Encore, with replays of PBS programs; 49.3 carries Create, with how-to programs and information, and on 49.4 is ETV World with news programming.