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SABC Encore

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 11 May 2015
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About

SABC Encore is 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 showcases 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.


Latest Updated Shows

Zero Tolerance

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: SABC2, SABC3, SABC Encore
Summary: Zero Tolerance is about an elite crime-fighting unit similar to the now-defunct Scorpions, based on years of research and development into crime.
Starring: Moshidi Motshegwa, Tony Kgoroge, Ben Kruger


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.


Fishy Fêshuns

Genre: Comedy
Channel: SABC2, SABC Encore, kykNET & kie
Summary: Sitcom based on the BBC sitcom The Rag Trade which revolves around the goings on between workers and their boss in a clothing factory in Cape Town.
Starring: Russel Savadier, June van Merch, Marie Pentz


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 20 September

20 Sep 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Win a Home returns to SABC3, Southern Charm New Orleans starts on Vuzu and Murder Comes to Town on IDx.


New on TV today: Tuesday 7 August

07 Aug 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Cults get weird on IDx, cousins hitchhike to the DRC on Discovery and a retro run of Zero Tolerance starts on SABC Encore.


Old SABC series to encore on DStv

29 Apr 2015 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: News | 4 comments
The SABC's launching a fifth channel soon dedicated to series from the 1980's and '90's. For the nostalgia.


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