SABC3

Broadcast on: SABC
Active from: 02 Apr 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.


Latest Updated Shows

Hawaii Five-0

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: M-Net, FOX Africa, SABC3, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net Edge, M-Net City
Summary: A re-imagining of the original series about an elite task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes up on the Islands' beaches.
Starring: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim


Shaka Zulu

Genre: Drama, Miniseries, Period Drama
Channel: TV1, SABC1, SABC3
Summary: This lavish series focuses on the life of Shaka Zulu, who took the scattered tribes of Zululand and moulded them into a proud and mighty nation.
Starring: Henry Cele


America's Next Top Model

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: e.tv, FOX Life, SABC3, Vuzu, M-Net Series Reality, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu Amp, M-Net Family
Summary: A number of contestants compete for the title of America's Next Top Model and a chance to start their career in the modeling industry.
Starring: Tyra Banks, Janice Dickinson, Kimora Lee


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