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The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) TV Network have introduced an exciting revamped schedule.

SABC2 has introduced an exciting revamped schedule, complete with brand new shows, new seasons of some of our viewers’ favourite programmes and slot changes.

“This schedule revamp is a direct response to the evolving television landscape, and in keeping up with the SABC’s audience current needs and expectations. In making these changes the corporation ensured that it remained aligned to its mandate as a public service broadcaster, continuing to entrench its dominance in this competitive environment and meet the set business requirements”, commented Group Executive: Television, Ms Verona Duwarkah.

TV SCHEDULE CHANGES & HIGHLIGHTS:

The channel’s Sotho/Tswana/Sepedi News moves from 19:30 to 18:00.

Mondays

Evoke_MooiloopMooiloop! returns with the series on Mondays at 19:30. The series also introduces a new host, actress and TV personality Elma Postma known for her role as Dezi Terreblanche on 7de Laan. Mooiloop! is a travel series consisting of a combination of lifestyle and travel elements, shot in a unique reality style format.

An international drama series Person of Interest starts on Monday the 7th of March at 20:00. An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via surveillance that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes including the civilians roles are left a mystery.

Tuesdays

SABC2 will also introduce for the first time, sitcom Parys Parys at 19:30 on Tuesdays. Sketched in the picturesque background of the Free State jewel Parys, an ordinary Afrikaans family share their daily trials and challenges with the viewers.

Also on Tuesdays, the channel will repeat season 1 of the much loved Afrikaans drama series Geraamtes In Die KasGeraamtes In Die Kas is set in the world of four psychiatrists and psychologists as they balance their chaotic lives with patients, families and careers, while maintaining their own sanity.

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The annual The National Teachers Awards will be broadcast on Tuesday the 8th of March at 20:30. The teachers’ scheme is one of the ways in which the Department of Basic Education acknowledges and encourages dedicated and caring teachers in their efforts to develop each learner as a citizen of a democratic, non-racial and non-sexist South Africa.

Wednesdays

Motswako moves to 19:30 on Wednesdays followed by Ngula Ya Vutivi/Zwa Maramani on the new time-slot of 20:00. Xitsonga talk show Vusaseki moves to 20:30.

Thursdays

Evoke_50_50The long running wild-life documentary, 50/50 returns to SABC2 on the 18th of  February 2016, introduced in the new time slot of Thursdays  at 19:30. Seasoned presenters Ntokozo Mbuli, Bertus Louw and Bonne de Bod will remain as presenters of the new season.

Investigative current affairs programme Leihlo La Setshaba moves to 20:30 on Thursdays.
A documentary Murder She Solved starts on Thursday the 4th of February at 22:30. It tells the true stories of female crime solvers who, against all odds, have solved some of the most daunting murder cases in North America.

Fridays

The 18th of February sees the much anticipated return of lifestyle programme Pasella at 19:30. As the name indicates Pasella is a bonus to the viewers as it exposes them to the lifestyles of their favourite celebrities, bringing content packed with all that a viewer has come to expect.

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Pasella will be followed by season 41 of  Noot Vir Noot. Celebrating 25 years on television this year, Noot Vir Noot will be broadcast at 20:00.

Saturdays

International comedy series My Wife And Kids move to Saturdays at 18:30.

Evok_AbomzalaThe channel also launches a new reality show Showville on Saturday the 6th of February at 19:30. Showville is hosted by Rob Van Vuuren and Bontle Modiselle.The show makes dreams a reality by bringing the glamour and glitz of television to the small, remote and often overlooked dorpies across South Africa. It will offer ordinary citizens their 15 minutes of fame as they showcase their talents in front of the camera.

Also returning in February is season 2 of local comedy Abomzala at 20:30. A sitcom about single women on the other side of 30 trying to find their Mr right.

Sundays

The Afrikaans investigative news property Fokus returns to SABC2 on Sunday at 18:30.

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The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) TV Network have introduced an exciting revamped schedule.

Complete with brand new shows, new seasons of some of SABC viewers’ favourite programmes, slot changes and a list of spanking new personalities ready to thrill viewers with an enhanced television viewing experience.

TV SCHEDULE CHANGES & HIGHLIGHTS:

Weekdays:

The channel has introduced several changes to the weekday primetime schedule.

Thursday 


The local drama slot at 20:30 has been reduced to 24 minutes. We have acquired what we believe is an exciting offering to premiere in the Thursday 20:30 slot. Mfolozi Street Season 2, the series, starring Hlubi Mboya, Robert Mpisi, Luthuli Dlamini among others, promises to certainly raise a few industry standards in storytelling.Evoke_Warras

Friday 

The channel has made a bold decision for the Friday entertainment primetime slot by acquiring a new 48-minute music entertainment show, Urban Music Xperience, hosted by Luthando “Lootlove” Shosha and Adil More, to be scheduled at 21:00, followed by Skyroom Live at 22:00. A revamped series of Live Amp, hosted by Pearl Thusi and DJ Warras, will now premiere on Friday at 19:30.

The 5th season of Fan Base at 18:00 will offer viewers an exciting revamp and a new versatile presenter in Akhumzi Jezile.

Weekends

The weekend schedule will see changes in both daytime and primetime.

Saturday 

Saturday 09:00 will be the repeat of Urban Music Xperience

This means that Mzansi Insider, which has acquired a new co-presenter in Rorisang Thadekiso, then moves to 10:00, an hour later than it had been previously scheduled. This has a further impact on the Generations Legacy Omnibus, which will now start at 11:00.

Season 14 of Friends Like These at 18:00 provides our viewers with added fun with comedian, Trevor Gumbi, in the driving seat and the introduction of new and exciting games.

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Sunday

Evoke_Gospel_GoldSunday 09:00 will be Gospel Gold, presented by Thabiso Mokhethi and Sthembile Mhlongo, followed by Mzansi Insider at 10:00.

At 12:30 on Sunday, SABC1 introduces an uZalo Omnibus in line with audiences’ expectations. 

A 48-minute drama slot has been created on Sundays at 20:00. Titles acquired for this slot are Ngempela and Sokhulu & Partners.

 

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Skeem Saam February 2016

Skeem Saam is a blend of stories about the journey to manhood. The local drama series examines the plight of today’s male children and the tough challenges they face transitioning into manhood. Dodge bullets in Turfloop, experience narrow escapes in big cities and struggle to find independence and meaning in their lives only on Skeem Saam.

Episode 146 (Monday 1st February 2016)

Principal Thobakgale receives some shocking news from the hospital.Students arrive back at varsity, and it’s anybody’s guess how things will pan out between Emkay and Jama. Mr Kgomo asks Dr Hlongwane for a favour.

Episode 147 (Tuesday 2nd February 2016)

Tbose and Kwaito are on tenterhooks, wondering what Emkay will do next. Principal Thobakgale deals with the news of Lizzy’s paralysis by going into full attack mode. Tbose ties one last loose end from the last year, and shocks Enhle to the core.

Episode 148 (Wednesday 3rd February 2016)

An unexpected event happens at the hospital, where two sworn enemies also meet.It seems like the chickens have come home to roost for one of the university students when old secrets tumble out.

Episode 149 (Thursday 4th February 2016)

Principal Thobakgale is forced to face the reality that Mangalisohas a strong effect on her daughter. Darika proves to be a very unpredictable man. Mangaliso tries to make contact with an ex.

Episode 150 (Friday 5th February 2016)

Emotions run high leading up to the wedding and Leeto’s best man quits. Principal Thobakgale cannot bring herself to tell her daughter the truth. Fists go flying in a university residence room and no one is willing to lose the fight.

Episode 151 (Monday 8th February 2016)

Darika finds a new way to silence Leeto.Principal Thobakgale breaks the dreadful news to Elizabeth.Mary Matloga puts Meikie in her place.

Episode 152 (Tuesday 9th February 2016)

Mary has bad news about the wedding, and Mokgadi is convinced that she is cursed. Kwaito and Tbose try to get Jama and Emkay to bury the hatchet.

Episode 153 (Wednesday 10th February 2016)

Meikie and Mary Matloga’s differences are on full display as they make wedding arrangements. Leeto has a surprise for Mokgadi.Emkay decides to fight for his woman.

Episode 154 (Thursday 11th February 2016)

A blast from the past reveals John Maputla and Mary Matloga’s dark secret. Elizabeth stands up for love against her mother. Ayanda wants to free herself of Emkay’s shackles.

Episode 155 (Friday 12th February 2016)

There is an air of unpredictability as enemies and friends gather to celebrate Leeto’s wedding. Darika sends another threatening message, and this time he means business.

Episode 156 (Monday 15th February 2016)

The wedding is a colourful celebration of love. Leeto is relieved when the danger from Darika is averted. No one is aware of Lord of the Flies’ machinations behind the scenes.

Episode 157 (Tuesday 16th February 2016)

Mokgadi’s life is turned upside down and she weeps by her husband’s side.Mangaliso corners Lord of the Flies.Malebana and Babeile are on Darika’s trail.

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Episode 158 (Wednesday 17th February 2016)

Mangaliso saves Leeto’s life.Principal Thobakgale is shocked to find Lizzy under police guard.Tbose refuses to make peace with Enhle while Emkay plans revenge on Jama.

Episode 159 (Thursday 18th February 2016)

Meikie is enraged when she overhears Mary Matloga planting a seed of doubt in Mokgadi’s mind. Jama accuses Ayanda of being indecisive. Meikie and John rush against time to avert another disaster.

Episode 160 (Friday 19th February 2016)

Lord of the Flies reveals his true colours. Molahlegi cries on Alfred’s shoulder, and confesses that her job at Bling Magazine is on the line. John asks Mangaliso to end his friendship with Leeto.

Episode 161 (Monday 22ndFebruary 2016)

Principal Thobakgale gives Leeto and Mangaliso a piece of her mind. Enhle appeals to Kwaito to help her get Tbose back. Leeto is discharged from hospital.

Episode 162 (Tuesday 23rd February 2016)

Mangaliso and Leeto’s long friendship comes to an emotional end. Tbose realises that Enhle still cares about Sakhile.Meikie accidentally blurts out that she knows Mokgadi’s father.

Episode 163 (Wednesday 24th February 2016)

The Maputlas welcome the news of Lord of the Flies’ arrest.Things take a dark turn when Principal Thobakgale reveals her plans for Lizzy. Tbose shatters every hope that Enhle had about their relationship.

Episode 164 (Thursday 25th February 2016)

As the birth of her child draws closer, Ma Kunutu faces some tough decisions.

Kwaito receives some shocking news about his worst enemy. Lizzy learns that there is a chance that she could walk again.

Episode 165 (Friday 26th February 2016)

News of an escaped prisoner spreads like wildfire. The fight between Alfred and Ma Kunutu escalates. Kwaito seeks revenge.

Episode 166 (Monday 29th February 2016)

Mangaliso discovers Lelo’s whereabouts. Mary advises Mokgadi to take control of her marriage. Enhle pleads with Tbose to give their love a chance.


Show Details

Catch Skeem Saam on SABC1, Weekdays at 19:00.

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Isidingo February 2016

The structure of the mining community from the lowliest workers to executive management reflects SA society as it is in the new millennium. The characters and storylines deal with the issues which face ordinary South Africans in their daily lives – their loves, fears, problems, heartaches and triumphs.

EPISODE: 4348

TX: MONDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2016

Nina ignores Barker’s advice to lay low and unknowingly puts herself in the firing line. Calvin returns to the Deep, but not everyone is happy to see him. Brad turns on Sam after a calamitous weekend hosting the Steyns.

 

EPISODE: 4349

TX: TUESDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2016

Nina is left with the short end of the stick. Calvin faces more resistance than he expected. Bradley desperately scrambles to please both Barker and Samantha.

 

EPISODE: 4350

TX: WEDNESDAY 3 FEBRUARY 2016

Barker becomes beholden to Katlego and doesn’t like it one bit. Calvin surprises everyone in Horizon Deep by coming home. Brad tries to get Sam to admit that she wants him for herself, but to no avail.

 

EPISODE: 4351

TX: THURSDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2016

Nina sets out to destroy the Sibeko marriage. Calvin helps build bridges between Lerato and her family. Brad rolls up his sleeves and focusses on business.

 

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FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2016 

Lincoln has too many questions about the miraculous conception. Lerato paints Calvin to be a playboy, only to swallow her words. Samantha abruptly dumps Bradley. 

 

EPISODE: 4353

TX: MONDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2016

Lincoln’s paranoia flares up and he demand that Katlego prove her fidelity. Calvin’s doing his best to walk the right path, but is being drawn back to Charlie. Samantha tries to get some sort of closure with Brad, but he’s not willing to play along.

 

EPISODE: 4354

TX: TUESDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2016

Lincoln tries to reason with Katlego using cold logic. Calvin has very serious ulterior motives. The fun and games aren’t over for Samantha.

 

EPISODE: 4355

TX: WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2016

Katlego tired of Nina controlling her husband’s emotions gives Lincoln an ultimatum. Aphiwe returns to the salon for reasons Lerato thinks involve her ongoing crush on Calvin. Brad finds himself in a love triangle of sorts with Tiffany and Sam.

 

EPISODE: 4356

TX: THURSDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2016

Lincoln discovers Katlego was behind shutting down the cigarette pipeline. Calvin is given a memory stick that may have belonged to Frank. Tiffany gets to meet Brad’s friends.

 

EPISODE: 4357

TX: FRIDAY 12 FEBRUARY 2016

It’s the Sibekos baby shower but what goes on there isn’t about baby booties and prams. Lerato and Sechaba are derailed with their marriage because of family. Bradley and Samantha appease Tiffany.

 

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EPISODE: 4358

TX: MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2016

Nina and Katlego find themselves in the same room, having to consider a truce. Calvin is finding it hard to resist temptation. Sam and Bradley give friendship another shot.

 

EPISODE: 4359

TX: TUESDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2016

Katlego’s feeling as if she’s running out of options, until she finds help from a surprising source. Calvin’s struggling to focus on his quest to find Frank’s killer, and Aphiwe isn’t making it easier. Samantha discovers that Brad is thinking of moving in with Tiffany and she has to act fast.

 

EPISODE: 4360

TX: WEDNESDAY 17 JANUARY 2016

Katlego fights for her and her baby’s lives. Calvin faces temptation whilst trying to decrypt his father’s memory stick. Rajesh and Brad clash again when Brad wants to take more responsibility.

 

EPISODE: 4361

TX: THURSDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2016

Katlego asks Zukisa for the unthinkable. The more resistance Aphiwe faces, the more possessive she grows. Bradley makes a costly assumption.

 

EPISODE: 4362

TX: FRIDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2016

Zukisa moves into the penthouse to take care of Katlego. Aphiwe becomes more bold in her bid to win Calvin. Bradley’s girlfriend Tiffany approaches Sam for advice.

 

EPISODE: 4363

TX: MONDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2016

Zukisa gets caught up in the Sibeko hostilities. Angie finds herself facing a serious moral dilemma. Charlie’s attempt to help Brad goes badly wrong.

 

EPISODE: 4364

TX: TUESDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2016

Nina comes into Zukisa’s home and asks for her help. Calvin does the unspeakable – kisses Aphiwe. Sam finds herself in Tiffany’s arms.

 

EPISODE: 4365

TX: WEDNESDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2016

Katlego’s sudden friendship with Nina is questionable to everyone. Calvin relents to trying things out with Aphiwe which gets him into trouble. Bradley has his hands full with Samantha and Tiffany.

 

EPISODE: 4366

TX: THURSDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2016

Lincoln gains a vital ally in his struggle to keep Katlego under his thumb. S’khu is pushed beyond his limits by Aphiwe’s emotional needs. Sam’s claws come out as she faces the prospect of losing Brad for good.

 

EPISODE: 4367

TX: FRIDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2016.

 Katlego puts a nail in her marriage’s coffin by moving into the  nursery. Calvin realises he may have to compete with Aphiwe’s church. Bradley tells Samantha to grow up.

 

EPISODE: 4368

TX: MONDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2016

Katlego approaches Nina in her bid for freedom. Aphiwe is not pleased when she learns that Calvin will be meeting with Katlego. Tiffany turns out a lot smarter than Sam thought.

 


 

Show Details

Catch Isidingo on SABC3, Weekdays at 19:00.

 
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