South African broadcasting corporation , broadcasting for total citizen empowerment - SABC


The SABC’s core business is to deliver a variety of high quality programmes and services through television and radio that informs, educates, entertains and supports the public at large.


SABC Television has 3 channels which are:

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SABC TV has a total audience of 30,248,000 million weekly (86.6% of Adults watch SABC TV in South Africa).

SABC Radio has 18 Radio Stations which are broken down to:

  • African Language Stations (Ukhozi FM, Motsweding FM, Lesedi FM, Thobela FM, Phala Phala FM, Munghana Lonene FM, Ligwalagwala FM, Ikwekwezi FM, Umhlobo Wenene, Trufm and XK FM)
  • Fortune Four (SAFM, RSG, RADIO 2000 and Lotus FM).

SABC Radio has a total of 25,486,000 million listeners weekly in South Africa. SABC weekly has audiences and listeners totaling 55,733,000 million

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Tuesdays, 08:30 PM

A local series of high-impact comedy, drama and documentary all fused into a gripping series that seeks to translate the world of tabloid newspaper into a unique television experience – telling these Mzansi stories without being overly sensational and controversial.

The Adjustment Bureau

Friday 25th, 10:00 PM

Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris meets a beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas. But just as he realizes he's falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart.

The South African Music Awards

Monday 28th, 08:00 PM

One of the biggest events on the South African calendar and certainly the premier event on the entertainment scene. The SAMAs are South Africa’s premier music awards ceremony, recognising accomplishment in the local recording industry on the 28th of April at 20:00.

The Back Up Plan

Monday, 28th, 09:30 PM

A romantic comedy centered on a woman who conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man of her dreams on the very same day. Monday 28th at 21:30.

When in Rome

Monday, 21st, 09:30 PM

Beth is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors. Monday 21st at 21:30

The Accidental Husband

Monday 14th, 09:30 PM

When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge. Catch all the antics on Monday, 14th April at 21:30.

Feast of Love

Saturday, 12th, 07:30 PM

A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love. Saturday 12th at 19:30


Saturday, 26th, 07:30 PM

In “Andalasia”, an animated fairy tale world devoid of problems, in which there are talking animals and “happy endings”, an evil queen named Queen Narissa frets that her stepson Prince Edward will soon find his true love, which means that Narissa’s position on the throne would be taken over.

Extreme Make Over: Home Edition

Wednesdays, 09:00 PM

A very touching series that focuses at on-going hardship such as a natural disaster or a family member with a life-threatening illness, in need of new hope. The show’s producers makeover the family’s home, with the family’s back-story is an important component of Home Edition.


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Monday 7 April 2014 09:37

One Day Leader

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Monday 24 March 2014 16:15

Motsweding FM, an MTN Radio Awards nominee

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Monday 24 March 2014 16:00

SABC Radio Remains on top of its Game

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Wednesday 12 February 2014 14:15

49 and Still Going Strong

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Monday 20 January 2014 11:30

Announcement of nominees for 13th Metro FM Music Awards.

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Monday 20 January 2014 11:30

Ligwalagwala FM changes Ex-offender's Life

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Thursday 16 January 2014 10:05

Ukhozi FM's Listenership Keeps Growing

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Thursday 16 January 2014 10:00

LotusFM Celebrates 31 years on-air

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Thursday 12 December 2013 08:45

SABC Television Summer screening

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