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How can a channel just move shows around like Top Billing on SABC3? First it went from Saturday to Sunday, now the time has changed on Sunday too – Colleen via Facebook SABC3 has revamped its line-up until mid December with live T20 cricket coverage. That’s pushed a lot of shows out of sync, but it’s much easier to shift reality and lifestyle productions like Top Billing (1996-current) the schedule because it’s not time sensitive, nor does it have a specific storyline to follow. Viewers wouldn’t know the difference between episode 4 and 5 since it’s continuity-orientated and does not follow a timeline. As for how the channel chooses when to slot Jeannie D and her co-stars into its new line-up spot, that is a matter of where it will fit length-wise, as well as contentwise. Because Top Billing is all about lifestyles, there is no need to censor content, so it’s easier to shift without receiving complaints from viewers for airing gratuitous violence or scenes with an age restriction. Once the cricket is done, viewing will return to its regular line-up.
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Jade Hubner and her Top Billing co-hosts have been shifted on the schedule.