2017

Statement from SBS regarding Les Murray

SBS is sad to advise that earlier today Les Murray passed away after a long period of illness.

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Australia’s favourite girl gang is back, with NITV’s Family Rules returning for its second season

NITV is proud to announce that documentary series Family Rules will return for a second season in 2018, with filming commencing this October.

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SBS On Demand follows strongest week on record with the launch of exclusive Crime Time dramas

SBS On Demand has experienced its best-performing week on record, with 9.5 million chapter views on the streaming platform between Thursday 6 and Wednesday 12 July - predominantly led by the exclusive Australian premiere of acclaimed drama The Handmaid’s Tale, which also led the top ten performing titles in the OzTAM Video Player Measurement for the same period.

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Explore Australia and discover the world on SBS in 2017

In 2017, SBS is continuing to explore the diversity of Australia and the world with a distinctive line-up of programs across the network.

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NITV’s new children’s drama series Grace Beside Me currently in production

Grace Beside Me (working title), a new 13-part children’s television series which will premiere on NITV in 2018, has begun filming in the Scenic Rim in Queensland.

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SBS Radio encourages young Australians to participate in SBS National Languages Competition 2017

Nearly 1.3 million people have migrated to Australia during the past five years, with a substantial increase in the number of people who speak a language other than English at home.* Reflecting on Australia’s growing multicultural society, SBS hopes to inspire young minds by contributing to language retention with a nationwide competition.

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From little things big things grow: 10 years of National Indigenous Television

National Indigenous Television (NITV) celebrates 10 years of broadcasting today, marking a decade since the television service, first appeared on screens on 13 July 2007 with its thought-provoking content produced by Indigenous Australians.

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Watch the Arsenal In Sydney tour live, free and in HD exclusively on SBS VICELAND

SBS VICELAND will exclusively broadcast both blockbuster matches of the 2017 Arsenal In Sydney tour from ANZ Stadium around the country live, free and in HD next week.

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You Are Here: NITV invites Australians to find their bearings through four compelling documentary films

NITV invites Australians to find their bearings with You Are Here, a series of powerful documentaries premiering from Sunday 23 July at 8.30pm on NITV and SBS.

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SBS’s flagship Indigenous radio program Living Black Radio to relaunch as NITV Radio

SBS Radio today announced that from Monday 3 July, 2017, its dedicated radio program for Indigenous issues, news and culture, SBS Living Black Radio, will be known as NITV Radio.

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NITV celebrates NAIDOC Week with slate of special programming

NITV will be celebrating NAIDOC Week 2017 with a special programming slate and a broad scope of national on air coverage, which will explore this year’s theme of, Our Languages Matter.

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The Good Fight to air exclusively on SBS in August.

The spinoff picks up a year on from The Good Wife finale and stars Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo and Rose Leslie.

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SBS serves an ace with the US Open


The Grand Slam returns live and in HD to free-to-air TV

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Internationally acclaimed documentary film, Zach’s Ceremony has world television premiere on NITV for NAIDOC Week

NITV premieres its award winning and internationally acclaimed documentary film Zach’s Ceremony on Sunday 2 July at 8.30pm to celebrate the start of NAIDOC Week.

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2018 FIFA Confederations Cup on SBS

Watch all Socceroos matches from the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup live and free on SBS. The road to Russia is on its way, with just a year left until the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. 

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