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SundanceTV

Broadcast on: Defunct
Active from: 01 Jun 2017
Active until: 31 May 2020

About

SundanceTV was a digital satellite television channel which celebrated independent feature films, world cinema, documentaries as well as outstanding original drama series.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 108
Bouquet: Premium

PICTURE FORMAT

720p (HDTV, 16:9)

ABOUT

Dedicated to founder Robert Redford's mission to celebrate creativity, SundanceTV positioned itself as "the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different."

The channel, describing itself as "bold, imaginative and uncompromising", offered audiences a diverse and engaging selection of high-quality independent films, documentaries and original programs.

Launched internationally in 1996, SundanceTV showcased today's creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow while celebrating the unique spirit of creativity and independent storytelling established by the world-renowned annual Sundance Film Festival.

SundanceTV showcased award-winning films from the Festival, many of which were seen exclusively on the network. The channel also broadcast original drama series from AMC studios and other leading distributors such as Fear the Walking Dead, Into the Badlands and Breaking Bad, among others.

The channel launched in South Africa on 1 June 2017 and one of the first original series to air was The Son, starring Pierce Brosnan.

Some of the Film Festival Selections to premiere on the channel at launch included the documentary Cries from Syria, which bears witness to the resiliency of the people of Syria in the wake of their exposure to unthinkable crimes against humanity.

I Smile Back is a portrait of a suburban wife and mother dealing with depression and disillusionment that send her careening into a secret world of reckless compulsion.

In addition to being widely distributed throughout North America, SundanceTV is available throughout Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.

Owned and operated by AMC Networks International, SundanceTV was available in HD and across multiple platforms.


Latest Updated Shows

Fear the Walking Dead

Genre: Drama, Horror
Channel: AMC Africa, SundanceTV
Summary: Prequel to The Walking Dead which follows a teacher, a guidance counselor and her two children in the opening stages of the zombie apocalypse.
Starring: Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane


Better Call Saul

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net Edge, M-Net City, M-Net Family, SundanceTV, M-Net
Summary: Spin-off of Breaking Bad which follows the story of small-time lawyer James Morgan "Jimmy" McGill, six years before becoming Saul Goodman.
Starring: Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn


Breaking Bad

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net Action, AMC Africa, SundanceTV, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Series Zone
Summary: The story of a chemistry teacher who turns to a life of crime (specifically dealing methamphetamine) after being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.
Starring: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Sunday 24 May

24 May 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
The only new show tonight is the documentary Gimme Danger, which chronicles 60s rock band The Stooges.


New on TV today: Sunday 10 May

10 May 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
SABC2 travels Africa with Ade Adepitan and HISTORY tells D-Day: The Untold Stories.


New on TV today: Sunday 26 April

26 Apr 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Britain's Got Talent: The Champions starts on Vuzu and Farmer Wants a Wife Australia on BBC Lifestyle.



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New on TV today: Sunday 16 January

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