SABC introduces 80% local programming

By Faeza
23 June 2016

The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) TV Network - SABC1, SABC2 and SABC3 channels have presented a stimulating and refurbished schedule, complete with brand new local content, slot changes and a list of remarkable new personalities.

These changes form part of the corporation’s decision to increase local content to 80% on television and it is in this context that the SABC continues to ensure that we are at the forefront of contributing into the growth of the television industry.

The SABC’s Chief Operations Officer (COO), Mr. Hlaudi Motsoeneng stated “As an organization we are moving towards an era of great transformation in terms of programming, where all these changes are aimed at placing our audience’s needs and wants”.

“The SABC firmly believes in delivering on its mandate to promote local content and this decision to increase the local quota on television will not only  yield an increased audience share, but will further contribute to the South African public being proud of its quality local content” Mr Motsoeneng further stated.

The introduction 80 per cent local programming will be effective ass of July 4.