Hectic Nine-9 is the revolutionary, daily, magazine show for teens on SABC 2. Live weekdays from 4pm to 5pm, Hn9 as it’s known by its huge audience, is where the worlds of TV and teens collide, where their opinions matter.
Combining high energy, highly entertaining, live studio action with pre-recorded inserts from around the country, we cover anything and everything that has an impact in our audience’s lives. From Beyonce’s latest dance moves to bullying at school, we are passionate and unpredictable, ready to change direction at a moment’s notice as demanded by our viewers.
Inspired by social networking platforms such as Facebook and Twitter and the millions of conversations happening amongst SA teens on cell phones daily, Hectic Nine-9 strives to be the most interactive show ever produced for SA Television.
Available on TV screens for one hour weekdays, the program lives on 24/7 thanks to its incredibly successful online platforms. The bespoke website draws an average of 558 500 hits a day, while the Facebook page continues to defy expectations with close on 120 000 fans. This has resulted in Hectic Nine-9 being listed as the 3rd largest media brand on Facebook for 2 consecutive years.
It is this attitude that has enabled Hn9 to evolve from being just a TV program to being a lifestyle and a strong youth brand in its own right. It takes the phrase Social TV to a different level, not only through its communications platforms but by creating a society, a community, where our viewers can belong.