The Sit In: Harry Belafonte – 6 August 2021 – 6/8/2021 – Friday – SBS

While the country was embroiled in a divisive election with racial tensions flaring, Civil Rights activist and trailblazing performer Harry Belafonte guest hosted The Tonight Show for one week in 1968. Award-winning director Yoruba Richen examines the importance of this lost broadcast history through vibrant interviews with Belafonte, Whoopi Goldberg, Questlove, and guests who appeared that week including Petula Clark, Dionne Warwick, and Freda Payne. This documentary features rare archival footage, including interviews with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, which are among the last television appearances before both were assassinated.

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This show is broadcast on SBS.

About the SBS

The SBS is an Australian free-to-air commercial network, and is one of the five main free-to-air television networks in Australia.

The five main Australian free-to-air commercial networks are:

  • Seven Network
  • Nine Network
  • Network Ten
  • SBS (Special Broadcasting Services)
  • ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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The Ten Network has the following channels: Ten, Ten HD, One, Eleven and the TV Shopping Network (TVSN).

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The SBS has the following channels: SBS, SBS HD, SBS Viceland, NITV and the Food Network.

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