Tag Archives: SABC1

Bonang Matheba to bring new TV show on SABC1 in 2020

TV personality Bonang Matheba will be back to the South African public broadcaster with a new TV show in progress set to air in 2020 on SABC1. It will mark Queen B’s return to SABC1 13 years after she became a presenter on Live AMP in 2007 that ended in 2012. While the in-demand master [...]

SABC1 TV show Uzalo sets new SA TV records

SABC1 TV show, Uzalo has broken all records in the history of television viewing in South Africa with the second episode of its recent two-parter wedding storyline that reached 10.2 million viewers. Uzalo is produced by Stained Glass Pictures and has been South Africas most watched TV show and the number one show on SABC1. The show [...]

SABC1 to air new celebrity quiz show Tropika Smoooth Fan in SA

SABC1 will be broadcasting Tropika Smoooth Fan, an exciting celebrity show which will be looking for the smoothest fans of some South Africas biggest celebrities to put their skills and celeb-knowledge to test for a chance to win 16526 USD cash and a vehicle. The show will be hosted by Rorisang Thandekiso. The show will [...]

SABC bags English Premier League deal

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has declared that it will now air English Premier League live matches, starting with this weekend’s London derby between Arsenal and West Ham United. The public broadcaster said it will increase its soccer offering on Saturday afternoons with SABC1 airing live matches from the local Premier Soccer League and [...]

SABC1 to launch new programming line-up and content

SABC1 is introducing a new programming line-up and content following the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with some new drama and reality shows, new seasons of local series, and some scheduling changes like a dedicated Sunday night local drama miniseries slot. “We will be introducing a slate of brand-new shows, new seasons, as well as revamped [...]

SABC1 drama dethrones cult classics by gaining popularity

Tjovito, SABC1s drama, recently got titled the most popular drama series on TV as it gained more viewership than the local TV cult Classics Yizo Yizo and Zone 14 during their prime time.  According to the Broadcast Research Council of South Africa, the first episode of the popular SABC1 drama attracted more than 5.7 million [...]