SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

SABC extends news on SABC2 and 3

Written by TVSA Team from the blog SABC on 28 Mar 2020
Favourite this post


This just in from the SABC...

The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has decided to urgently expand its News and Current Affairs services on free-to-air television channels, effective immediately.

This is a direct response to the escalating need for public awareness and more targeted information around the coronavirus outbreak.

Consistent with nationwide efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the SABC - as the primary source of public service content - will continue to provide citizens with valuable, accurate and factual news and information during this period.

In order to ensure that the whole population urgently gets access to critical public messaging, from today onwards, all relevant media briefings and other communications relating to the coronavirus, will be carried live on SABC 2 and/or SABC 3.

The specific channel for transmission will be announced once the information becomes available, or closer to the time. This will be in addition to other targeted news and information slots that have been introduced recently. 
 



3 Comments

Tashi
29 Mar 2020 15:01

It's ridiculous to have the news creating chaos on both channels! 

Instead of putting it all over the place and interrupting both they need to turn SABC3 into the SABC News channel, 24 hours a day for the duration of the crisis.

The channel's local daily shows like Expresso and Isidingo aren't on anyway and Survivor isn't even happening anymore so it's hardly like the channel will be a loss whereas SABC2 has some new shows in Apri - would be a shame for them to be interrupted when the news could happen on SABC3. 

 

Timone
30 Mar 2020 11:20

Wish you were their consultant Tashi, such good suggestions you make.

Tashi
30 Mar 2020 15:10

Oh wow Timone - thanx! Make me blush you do. broken heart 


Only TVSA members can reply to this thread. Click here to login or register.





LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Monday 25 May

L.A.'s Finest is new to 1Magic and On Becoming a God in Central Florida starts on M-Net.


New on TV today: Sunday 24 May

The only new show tonight is the documentary Gimme Danger, which chronicles 60s rock band The Stooges.


New on TV today: Saturday 23 May

When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story airs on Lifetime and Dynasty 3 is new on Netflix.


The River 3 Teasers - June 2020

Dimpho's actions have consequences. Also, Emma reveals something that can have disastrous effects.


Close-up on Vusi Kunene's Gomora character Uncle Rod

He's always wanted Thathi.


The Bold and the Beautiful on Eva Teasers - June 2020

Steffy makes a deal with the devil. And Bill is up to his shenanigans again.


New on TV today: Friday 22 May

MasterChef Junior cooks up a new season on Vuzu as Netflix teaches History 101.


And the next heavyweight addition to The Queen is... Gen's Rapulana Seiphemo

The aftermath of #TheFergusonsMustFall hashtag echoes with the sound of Tau's feet.


Wild Skin Teasers - June 2020

A hit is taken out on Rosa Blanco!


The River 3 on 1Magic Teasers - May 2020

Back! The drought ends this Monday (25th). See what's flowing on The River 3 when it returns...

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.