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History channel's sordid past catches up with it - facelift coming in May
3 May 2017 11:23
It's getting new shows and there's an open window for Compact. Let's hope the channel improves - a LOT.
The power of Kunta Kinte lives on after Roots
7 Jul 2016 12:51
Roots may have ended but the power of Kunta Kinte lives on through an annual festival and others who've been impacted by him.
"Never let them put the chains on your mind"
16 Jun 2016 00:00
A profound quote by Kunta Kinte in the wake of Wednesday's Roots premiere.
History opens to Compact viewers for must-see Roots
13 Jun 2016 00:00
History opens to Compact today in anticipation of Wednesday's Roots premiere. Prepare for an indescribable emotional journey.
American slavery under the spotlight in Roots remake
26 Feb 2016 13:47
Get a first look at the all star remake of Alex Haley's 1970s classic Roots - coming to History in June. (Includes trailer.)
Highlight ... Miracle Rising: South Africa
7 Feb 2013 00:00
The History Channel debuts Miracle Rising this Sunday (10 February) - a documentary that explores South Africa's transformation. What we can expect, with repeat details.
History June Highlights 2012
14 May 2012 00:00
Four new series premiere on History this June: Underwater Universe, Seeking Salvage, Chasing Mummies; and Top Shot - a sharp-shooter reality show.
History Highlight: Playing The Enemy
15 Jul 2010 00:00
To coincide with Madiba's 92nd birthday month the History Channel debuts a new documentary next week: the true story behind Invictus.
History Highlight: WWII Lost Films
12 May 2010 00:00
A new 10-part series featuring unseen colour footage from World War II started on History on Tuesday (11 May). More about it, with a blast of things come (incl pics).
Schedule Alert! Madiba: The Life And Times Of Nelson Mandela
8 Feb 2010 00:00
On Thursday (11 February) the History Channel will be broadcasting a special documentary to tribute the 20th anniversary of Madiba's release from prison.
New on History in November 2009
9 Nov 2009 00:00
A highlight coming to History: Life After People: The Series - a sequel to the freaky 2-hour special about what would happen if people got whacked forever.
Africa Month On History
11 Oct 2009 00:00
On Saturday The History Channel premiered a series of documentaries about African history. Up next: Specials on Uganda, the Anglo-Boer War; and the Soweto Uprising.
New on History in May 2009
11 May 2009 00:00
May highlights on History: Dinosaur Secrets - a look at the grisly murders committed in our dinosaur past; and Extreme Trains - a trip for steam train fundi's.
New on History in March 2009
4 Mar 2009 00:00
History goes evolutionary this month with the new show Evolve: a look at how people have morphed to survive the world across time. Also new: How Life Began.
Coming Up: Shaka Zulu Special
30 Jan 2009 00:00
A special documentary about Shaka Zulu will be on History this weekend. The show covers his wars, family, relationships and his role in South African history.
Premiere Alert: Ice Road Truckers 2
15 Jan 2009 00:00
The daredevil drivers of the reality show Ice Road Truckers return to History next Monday at 20h30. This time round they race across Arctic death.
New on History in December 2008
7 Dec 2008 00:00
December Highlights on History: two specials - one about fierce sharp-shooters and the other about ancient Chinese sport.
New on The History Channel in November 2008
6 Nov 2008 00:00
Highlights coming up on History: The Final Report re-investigates controversial historical events and Ancient Ink looks at tattooing through the ages.
New on The History Channel in October 2008
16 Oct 2008 00:00
Coming up on History: the impact of mega tsunami's over the course of time; and the special A Global Warning that digs into the planet's historial climate
New on The History Channel in September 2008
11 Sep 2008 00:00
The highlight on History this month, coming up this Saturday: The Lost Pyramid - an expedition that uncovers the secrets of an eighth wonder of the world.
New on The History Channel in August 2008
8 Aug 2008 00:00
Starting on History next Wednesday, 13 August: Ax Men - an in-depth glimpse into one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.
New On The History Channel In July 2008
4 Jul 2008 00:00
New on History: scientists continue looking for planets beyond our solar system in The Universe 2 - it premieres tonight, Friday, 4 at 20h30.
New On History Channel In June 2008
11 Jun 2008 00:00
Two new series premiere on History in June: Romes rises and falls; and Mega Disasters returns for a second season of devastation.
New On History In May 2008
1 May 2008 00:00
On History this May: a new season of fighter pilot action in Dogfights 2 and an analysis of the secrets in the Lost Book of Nostradamus.
New On History In April 2008
3 Apr 2008 00:00
A Must-See on History: Life After People - a fascinating look at the impact on the world if people disappeared. It premieres tonight and repeats Sunday.
New on TV today: Tuesday 2 March
North Korea: Inside the Mind of a Dictator airs on NGC and The Equalizer starts on 1Magic.
Love Island SA: insulting, amateur drivel at Desperation Hotel
There isn't one, single redeeming feature to this show.
2021 Golden Globes - all the winners
Her Majesty lost to Diana, Chadwick was remembered and The Queen's Gambit moved to checkmate.
Soapie Digest - March 2021
Autumn. The end but also a beginning. Your monthly wrap of all the teasers on TVSA, with soapieville snippets.
New on TV today: Monday 1 March
Korean drama channel tvN Africa kicks off this evening with four new K-drama shows.
New on TV today: Sunday 28 February
If you watch the Love Island SA premiere on M-Net you might need Marriage Rescue on SABC2.
New on TV today: Saturday 27 February
Clip show Crimes Gone Viral starts on ID and The Bad Skin Clinic returns to TLC.
7de Laan Teasers - March 2021
A few secrets are revealed...
Uzalo Teasers - March 2021
Season 6 finale! Secret meetings exposed, the church gets sold and the walls close in on Sibonelo.
Gangaa 3 Teasers - March 2021
Finale alert! Asha and Shiv's wedding day arrives but Gangaa realises that Asha's intentions are not good.
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