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SABC Encore

Broadcast on: Defunct
Active from: 11 May 2015
Active until: 31 May 2020

About

SABC Encore was a South African television channel broadcast exclusively on MultiChoice Africa's DStv platform which was created as a showcase for vintage South African television series from the SABC's archives.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 156
Bouquet: Premium, Extra, Compact Plus, Compact, Family, Access

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv

ABOUT

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) partnered with MultiChoice to launch SABC Encore in 2015, an entertainment channel exclusively available on DStv.

The channel showcased vintage South African comedies, dramas, kiddies and lifestyle shows from the 1980s and 1990s, including iconic titles such as 'Sgudi 'Snaysi, Agter Elke Man, Interster, Ubambo Lwami, Pumpkin Patch, Haas Das en Nuuskas, Dikolong and Hlala Kwabafileyo, among many others.

SABC Encore was discontinued on 31 May, 2020.


Latest Updated Shows

Orkney Snork nie!

Genre: Comedy
Channel: TV1, kykNET, kykNET & kie, SABC Encore
Summary: Sitcom which revolves around the Van Tonder family and an assortment of visiting friends and relatives in the small mining town of Orkney.


Stokvel

Genre: Comedy
Channel: SABC2, SABC Encore
Summary: Stokvels have been a part of culture for decades - a place where friends meet for companionship, good times and a social way of saving money.
Starring: Manaka Ranaka, James Ngcobo, Hamilton Dlamini


Gaz'lam

Genre: Drama, Education
Channel: SABC1, SABC Encore
Summary: Drama series about love, sex and relationships, with recurring themes of male and female identities and expectations and sexual negotiations.
Starring: Siyabonga Shibe, Mbali Ntuli, Hlengiwe Lushaba


Latest Articles

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After a series of unfortunate, high and low events, 7de Laan ended the year on a festive high. Also: Hettie and Tjaatas are back!!


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24 Dec 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
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New on TV today: Tuesday 13 November

13 Nov 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Eli Roth tackles a History of Horror on Sundance, gangland drama The Oath is on City and IDx investigates the Versace murder.


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New on TV today: Monday 13 July

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New on TV today: Sunday 12 July

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New on TV today: Saturday 11 July

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