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BBC Brit

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 01 Sep 2015
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About

BBC Brit is a South African television channel broadcast exclusively on MultiChoice Africa's DStv platform which was one of three BBC-branded, themed channels that replaced BBC Entertainment and BBC Knowledge in September 2015.

The channel positions itself as "premium factual entertainment that is intelligent but irreverent".

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 120
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv
720p (HDTV, 16:9) - DStv (from 5 October, 2017)

ABOUT

BBC Brit replaced the now-defunct BBC Entertainment channel on 1 September, 2015. The channel is Maleskewing but with broader appeal, it blends expertise with entertainment and fact with fun.

The channel is the exclusive home of Top Gear on DStv and covers a rich variety of subjects: cars, science, adventure, business, food, life-changing moments, extreme characters, quirky eccentrics, music, sport and comedy.

A blend of the meaningful and the meaningless, it's a place to learn and laugh at the hands of some of the most endearing and quirky characters on television.

Originally in Standard Definition, the channel converted to High Definition on 5 October, 2017.


Latest Updated Shows

Come Dine With Me South Africa

Genre: Food, Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: BBC Entertainment, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Brit
Summary: Local version of the show in which amateur chefs attempt to wow each other with their culinary and hospitality skills in order to win cash prizes.
Starring: Dave Lamb


Episodes

Genre: Comedy
Channel: BBC Entertainment, BBC Brit
Summary: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British sitcom with none other than Matt LeBlanc.
Starring: Matt LeBlanc, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig


Dragons' Den

Genre: Reality
Channel: BBC Knowledge, BBC Entertainment, BBC Brit
Summary: Reality series in which entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to millionaires willing to invest their own cash if they can be convinced the idea is a winner.
Starring: Evan Davis, Rachel Elnaugh, Deborah Meaden


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Monday 10 September

10 Sep 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Ashlee Simpson and bae get a series on E!, BBC Brit investigates mega deals and Discovery finds a guy who is Hard to Kill.


New on TV today: Monday 3 September

03 Sep 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Sex, Lies & Murder spice up C+I, an illusionist causes Deception on M-Net and MTV's new comedy game show has a Safeword.


New on TV today: Wednesday 29 August

29 Aug 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
The MTV Base VJ Search 2018 kicks off, BBC Brit investigates Russia's War on Women and SABC2 does a re-run of Hillside.


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