BBC Lifestyle

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 02 Sep 2008
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BBC Lifestyle is a South African television channel broadcast exclusively on MultiChoice Africa's DStv platform which was one of four BBC-branded themed channels that replaced BBC Prime and BBC Food in September 2008, and provides inspiration for home, family and life.


DStv: Channel 174
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact


576i (SDTV, 4:3) - Terrestrial
576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv


BBC Lifestyle positions itself as a "must have" channel in which real human stories guide you into transforming your world; from revamping your home to invigorating your cooking, revolutionising your wardrobe and polishing parenting skills, helping you to become healthier, happier and get the best out of life.

The channel aims to be inspiring, daring, always in-the-know, sassy and energetic, alive with inspirational ideas to transform your life.

Latest Updated Shows

The Great South African Bake Off

Genre: Food, Reality Competition
Channel: BBC Lifestyle
Summary: Culinary reality competition series based on the international format which is a nationwide search to find and crown South Africa's best amateur baker.
Starring: Lentswe Bhengu

MasterChef Australia

Genre: Food, Reality Competition
Channel: BBC Lifestyle, M-Net, M-Net Series Reality, M-Net Family, M-Net City, Vuzu
Summary: The battle is on to find the most promising, undiscovered talent in Australia, as ambitious kitchen enthusiasts take on demanding challenges.
Starring: Sarah Wilson, Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris

Hell's Kitchen (USA)

Genre: Food, Reality Competition
Channel: BBC Lifestyle, BBC Entertainment
Summary: Hosted by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, this competition series features prospective chefs competing in an elimination format for a grand prize.
Starring: Gordon Ramsay

Latest Articles

Come Dine With Me SA: back on DStv and now casting

11 Jul 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Casting Calls | 1 comment
The series got burnt earlier this year but it's back for a four city season. The entry deets.

The Great South African Bake Off - renewed! and casting

02 May 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Casting Calls | 2 comments
Calling all baking fundis... Season 3 is on the way.

The Great South African Bake Off 2: contestant Q&A's

18 Oct 2016 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: BBC Lifestyle
The season hasn't even started yet and already there's a scandal. Get to know the contestants, including the one who's flopped.


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