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Sci-Fi

Broadcast on: Defunct
Active from: 06 Oct 1995
Active until: 01 Jul 2004

About

Sci-Fi is a defunct South African science fiction/fantasy movie and series channel which was one of the original 17 channels to debut on the DStv platform when it went live on 6 October, 1995.

It was controversially discontinued on 1 July, 2004, with most of its former programming moved to the new actionX channel, which had started three months prior.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 39

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv

ABOUT

Series carried on the Sci-Fi channel included Star Trek: The Next Generation, Wolf Lake, The X Files, The Lone Gunmen, Freakylinks, The Chronicle, Ray Bradbury: The Martian Chronicles, Kindred: the Embraced, Millennium, Men in Black, The Lost World and Deepwater Black.


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The Stand

Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Miniseries, Horror
Channel: SABC1, Sci-Fi, CBS Action
Summary: The Stand is an American television miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King and set after a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, after which the remaining survivors split into two groups - one lead by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
Starring: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan



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