Gov. Nikki Haley will appear on the latest episode of “Flipping Ships,” a reality TV series on Animal Planet starring Edwin McCain, the celebrity singer-songwriter who lives in the upstate, as he transforms rundown boats into sea-ready vessels.

The show featuring Haley airs tonight at 8 p.m. In the episode, the governor and her husband, Michael Haley, visit the team of technicians at McCain’s business, Boats Have Souls, to give the crew a “pep talk” as they work to restore a house boat.

“What you’re doing is great, it’s exciting for South Carolina, it really is,” she said to the crew. “We just wanted to tell you good luck, and keep up the good work.”

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