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SABC3

Broadcast on: SABC
Active from: 04 Feb 1996

Contact details:
Physical Address:
SABC, cnr. of Artillery and Henley Rd, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa 2092

Postal Address:
SABC, Private Bag X1, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa 2006

Tel: 011 714-9111
Fax: 011 714-9744

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About

SABC3 is a commercial South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) television channel that carries programming in English and Afrikaans.

It was created in 1996, after the SABC restructured its television channels. It inherited many of its programs from TV1, South Africa's apartheid-era "white" channel.

SABC3 is targeted at South Africa's affluent English-speaking community; the channel's primary target market is viewers aged 18-49. It screens a combination of international programming from the United States and United Kingdom, as well as locally produced soap operas, talk shows and drama series.

AVAILABILITY

Terrestrial: Sentech (channel depends on nearest Sentech repeater)
DStv: Channel 193
StarSat: Channel 163
OpenView HD: Channel 103

SLOGAN

"Stay with SABC3"
"The Stage is Yours" (from 23 March, 2017)

DEMOGRAPHICS

25-49 Years old: Epicenter 30 year old
Urban/Metropolitan South African with Global Outlook
LSM 7-10

Global Citizens Attributes

Strong in ages 16-24, but also have 25+; From mid to upper LSMs; Mainly Whites, Indians; Largely Urban. Suburbs; Highly educated.

Forward thinking and creative.

Strong spirit of entrepreneurship.

Well travelled and well read.

Individual orientated.

Confident in what they know and what they can do.

Highly interested in a great variety of sport, particularly adventure sport.

Busybodies.

Global Citizens represent innovation, wealth and technology. They live busy lives and seem  to thrive at the next challenge. They do not like to be restricted by tradition and believe in equal opportunities for both men and women.

This group of people are well traveled and therefore have a broad outlook on life.

LOGOS

2014-2017

SABC3 logo

2017- (with payoff line)

SABC3 logo


Latest Updated Shows

Billions

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net Edge, M-Net City, SABC3, M-Net
Summary: Contemporary drama that explores worlds of ultra-wealth, influence and corruption as personified by a connected US Attorney and a hedge fund king.
Starring: Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff


Tropika Island of Treasure

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: e.tv, SABC1, SABC3
Summary: Reality competition series in which celebrities and ordinary people compete in exotic locations in a variety of daily challenges to win a cash prize.
Starring: DJ Fresh, Natalie Becker, Lalla Hirayama


The Flash

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Channel: Vuzu Amp, Vuzu, SABC3, Netflix South Africa, M-Net City, M-Net
Summary: The adventures of Barry Allen, a scientist who - after being struck by lightning in a freak accident - discovers he can move at incredible speed.
Starring: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Sunday 7 June

07 Jun 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
SABC3 counts down The Greatest Person of the Century and The Pale Horse rides onto BBC First.


New on TV today: Saturday 6 June

06 Jun 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Two songwriting reality shows start tonight: Songland on SABC3 and The Launch on SABC1.


New on TV today: Thursday 4 June

04 Jun 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Harvey Weinstein takes centre stage on IDx and American Soul croons its way back to BET.


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Sunday 7 June

SABC3 counts down The Greatest Person of the Century and The Pale Horse rides onto BBC First.


New on TV today: Saturday 6 June

Two songwriting reality shows start tonight: Songland on SABC3 and The Launch on SABC1.


Hindi simulcast back on Star Life for first run series

The mystery of the channel's missing dual audio soundtrack has been solved.


Binnelanders Teasers - July 2020

Hadad has a revelation but it leads to anger, frustration and questions.


New on TV today: Friday 5 June

This Is Fate returns to Zee World as CuriosityStream examines Today in Africa.


SABC1's Sunday night Mzansi movie line-up - June 2020

The channel marks Youth Month with a Sunday festival of these four local fliks...


The Way To Paradise 2 Teasers - July 2020

Diabla escapes! Also, Hilda gets put into a mind hospital.


Generations: The Legacy Teasers - July 2020

Smanga makes an unexpected announcement to the board.


New on TV today: Thursday 4 June

Harvey Weinstein takes centre stage on IDx and American Soul croons its way back to BET.


Power, wealth and race in the spotlight in SABC2's novela Side by Side

Two episodes air a week as two women stand by side-by-side for freedom and equality.

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