Tag Archives: SABC

SABC rebrands SABC News TV programs

The South African Broadcasting Corporations (SABC) declared that SABC News is reimagining and rebranding its programming across its television, radio and online platforms. These changes are to keep up with the fast-evolving broadcast environment and emerging digital opportunities. The broadcaster hopes that this move will position SABC News as a premium source of news in South [...]

SABC TV switches to HD ahead of World Cup

After years of waiting, the SABC is finally switching its TV channels to high definition (HD) with the South African public broadcaster upgrading the broadcast quality of its channels.  SABC1 and SABC3 will both switch from standard definition (SD) to HD from Monday 11 June, with SABC2 that will go HD sometime in July. The [...]

The Morning Show takes up Sunrises time slot on e.tv

e.tv replaced Sunrise after a decade with The Morning Show. Sunrise has been struggling for the past decades to retain viewership, e.tv finally decided to axe it down and replaced it with another long-running show. The Morning Show is produced by Cheeky Media, which is also responsible for Real Talk with Anele on SABC3 and [...]

Bongani Bingwa joins SABC as anchor

The SABC has signed up Bongani Bingwa to replace Peter Ndoro as its new prime time news co-anchor on SABC News (DStv 404). Bingwa who has been with M-Net’s (DStv 101) Carte Blanche for 11 years, has finally cut ties with the current affairs show. The SABC says Bingwa will co-host the 18:00 to 21:00 timeslot on SABC [...]

Actress Leleti Khumalo to join new show on e.tv

SABC’s Uzalo tv star, is switching to e.tv’s new Imbewu: The Seed starting in April. Leleti Khumalo has left Stained Glass TV’s Uzalo on SABC1 that is filmed on location in KwaMashu, Durban for a new drama series, Imbewu: The Seed – starting in April on e.tv and also filmed in the KwaZulu/Natal province. Leleti [...]

SABC gained rights to broadcast NBA Africa Game 2017

SABC announced it has secured rights to broadcast the National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa Game 2017 which will take place during the weekend at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg.  SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said, The NBA Africa Game pits NBA players of African origin versus the NBA players from the rest of the world. Dirk [...]

SABC pulls out episodes from Generations

The SABC did not broadcast the episodes of the series “Generations”, scheduled for the past week. This decision follows the many complaints about the erotic content of the second most followed program on the SABC1. Indeed, many viewers have criticized the channel, broadcasting at hours of big audience, erotic scenes. Despite the non-broadcast of some [...]

SABC calls for public participation for its editorial policies

The State broadcaster, SABC, is calling on the public to contribute towards reviewing of the six policies which were implemented in 2004. The company is also inviting the public to contribute in reviewing the 2016s policies concerning the ban on broadcasting violent protests. The move to ban airing of destruction of public property during violent [...]

e.tv grabs Days of Our Lives from the SABC

The hugely popular American day time soap Days of Our Lives will air on e.tv as from Monday 4 September at 17:30. The highly applauded tv soap which was not given much value on SABC, is now jumping to e.tv where it is being restored to its rightful early primetime.  This comes after the SABC, [...]

Lorna Vision slaps SABC with a Lawsuit

TV licence fee collection company Lorna Vision is taking legal action against the SABC for refusing to pay it millions for its collection work. Lorna Vision vowed that it had met its contractual obligations and helped the broadcaster collect about R300m in outstanding TV licence fees for the past two years. The former acting SABC [...]