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Network SABC
Owned by South African Broadcasting Corporation
Picture format 16:9 (576i, SDTV)
Slogan Mzansi fo sho
English: Truly South African
Country South Africa
Language English and Nguni[1]
Broadcast area South Africa
Headquarters SABC Television Park, Uitsaaisentrum, Johannesburg, South Africa
Formerly called CCV TV
Replaced TV 2/3/4
Sister channel(s) SABC 2
Sentech Channel depends on nearest Sentech repeater
StarSat Channel 157
OVHD Channel 101
DSTV Channel 191

SABC 1 is a public service South African television channel broadcast by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) which carries programming in English and Nguni.

It was created in 1996, after the SABC restructured its television channels. SABC 1 carried much of its programming over from the defunct CCV (Contemporary Community Values) channel, which was itself made up of the old TV2, TV3 and TV4 channels created in the 1980s. SABC 1 generates the widest audience in South Africa due to its programming diversity, airing SABC's longest running soap-opera, Generations. The slogan for the channel is "Mzansi fo sho".

SABC's head office and studio is based in Auckland Park, Johannesburg and they also have offices in Cape Town.

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  1. ^ "The Media Development and Diversity Agency - a draft position paper". South African Government Information. November 2000. p. 68. Retrieved 2008-11-30. 

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