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This studio based quiz show show is an entertaining means for children aged 12 to 15 years to explore South Africa virtually. The programme celebrates our African heritage by exposing our viewer to the diverse landscapes, cultures, history, wildlife, scientific facts and adventure activities. It also encourages pride in the cultural resources of the country…

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Fishy Feshuns

Directors: Bobby Heaney and Andre Odendaal Super sitcom FISHY FêSHUNS returns for 3rd season on SABC2 THE third series of FISHY FêSHUNS – about the goings on between workers and their boss in a clothing factory – returns to SABC2 from end September, on Fridays at 18h30. Starring Russel Savadier, June Van Merch, Stella Magaba,…

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Mazinyo Dot Q

THE SET UP This sitcom is set in a Bed & Breakfast in Gugulethu Township outside Cape Town, owned by Ma Mavuso-September who is hoping to cash in on the overseas tourist market in search of the “true African township” experience. The central theme is of love and acceptance that spans continents and offers us…

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Deeltitel Dames

Neem vier uiteenlopende vroue en gooi hulle saam in een deel-titelkompleks. Roer ‘n vleispaleis van ‘n gym-instrukteur by, tesame met ‘n paplepel vol unieke Suid-Afrikaanse geursel. Voeg hope fyn- (soms grof!) gemaalde komedie en rissiepit drama daarby en wag vir die mengsel om kookpunt te bereik. Bedien met ‘n vet dosis fisiese komedie en ‘n…

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Treknet is a sitcom set in the world of a small fishing community produced by Penguin Films for kykNET. The comedy is based on the popular comic strip of the same name. The strip was created by Gavin Thomson and Dave Gomersall and has been running for about 10 years. Treknet is about Boet Pieterse…

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S’Gudi S’Naysi

‘Sgudi ‘Snaysi (It’s Good It’s Nice) is a South African television sitcom created by Roberta Durrant and produced by Penguin Films which chronicles the misadventures of an unemployed man who is taken in by a family as a lodger and who, despite numerous money-making schemes, somehow never manages to pay his rent, getting by on…

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Penguin Films produced 208 episodes over 8 seasons of the internationally acclaimed sitcom series, STOKVEL. The internationally acclaimed sitcom, STOKVEL, returns to SABC2 screens for an eighth season of 26 episodes. STOKVEL is a comedy series set in the vibrant and exciting world of stokvels. The stokvel has been a part of African culture for…

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Madam & Eve

Madam & Eve started life as comic strip characters nearly a decade ago. The satirical strip takes a humorous look at the unique relationship between two South African women as they reach out to each other – across the kitchen – in the new South Africa. In 2000, Penguin Films Chief Executive Officer, Roberta Durrant,…

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Going Up S1 and Going Up Again S2

“Going Up” Recorded the highest viewer ratings over all three of the SABC’s channels and was awarded a prize for the Best Programme on SABC TV1. The first multi-lingual, multi-cultural programme to be broadcast by South Africa’s public broadcaster. 26 x 24min. “Going Up Again” Second season recommissioned by SABC 2.

African Sky Stories

African Sky Stories 2 echoes the rich storytelling culture of the African continent that was introduced in the innovative and acclaimed first series. Each of the stories in both series has been told around fires under the African sky for countless generations. In this series of 13 programmes, some of the stories are about the…

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