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Dec 14, 2018  |  Netflix To Roll Out Its First African Original Series

Netflix has kick-started the production of its very first African original series, a move that its stars say is going to change the game for all artists on the African continent. According to Variety, Queen Sono will have its global ...


Dec 11, 2018  |  ‘Pablo’ -Groundbreaking Autism Animation To Stream In Africa

Nominated as the Best Pre-School Programme at the 2019 Broadcast Awards, ‘Pablo’ is now streaming in Africa on Showmax. Pablo is a boy who is five-and-a-half and autistic. To cope with the many challenges he faces, the funny, smart, and ...


Dec 05, 2018  |  Netflix Invests In Original African Content

African subscribers of Netflix will be thrilled to learn that Netflix is about to deliver more local options of shows to enjoy. The global streaming giant has confirmed that it has decided to order original series from Africa next year ...


Nov 23, 2018  |  Kwesé iflix Releases Exciting New African Content

Kwesé iflix has revealed its exciting new localised content plans with large local content tent poles focusing on a bold selection of original programming. 2018 marks the introduction of original programming for Kwesé iflix, a tantalising offering of domestic scripted ...


eNCA Is The News Channel With The Highest Viewership Ratings On DStv

eMedia Holdings has released its interim results for the six months period that ended on 30 September 2018. eMedia is the mothership of eNCA, eTV and Openview. The company announced that it made an impressive profit from continuing operations of ...

Global Content Hub By Zee Signs Drama Co-production Deal In Africa

Global Content Hub by Zee has announced that it has inked a co-production deal with Nigerian agency MACE, and Multimedia Group from Ghana, whose channels Adom TV and Joy Prime will broadcast the new drama series titled Deceptive Measures. Deceptive ...

SA Idols Breaks Record By Surpassing 142 Million Votes

I6 years and 14 seasons since Idols first hit South African television, the singing reality competition show on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) is showing no signs of slowing down in popularity. Approved for a 15th season in 2019, Idols broke ...

Netflix Picks Up Chiwetel Ejiofor's New Film

Netflix is on a spending spree yet again, and this time it has acquired the latest film by the Oscar nominee and BAFTA winner Chiwetel Ejiofor. Ejiofor, who is better known for 12 Years a Slave, ventured into his directorial ...

StarTimes Signs Deal Granting 3-year Exclusive Media Rights For Coppa Italia

Africa’s front-running digital TV operator, StarTimes and Lega Serie A inked a three year deal for the exclusive all media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in the Sub-Saharan region of Africa. StarTimes is a Chinese multinational media company ...

Turner Broadcasting Shines With Brand New Deals And Programming

Turner Africa has been making big moves in recent months, closing deals with both SABC and Showmax to widen its presence, and also re-brand its TCM channel to TNT. Details about these moves were revealed at the recent Turner Upfront ...

Showmax Prepares To Roll Out New Original Show

For their second original production, Showmax is exploring the murder mystery genre. The Girl from St. Agnes is the streaming service’s debut original scripted drama which will be done in collaboration with Quizzical Pictures who were responsible for the local ...

Disney’s Upcoming Streaming Service Is Set To Take Content From Netflix

Disney has shared its earnings report for the quarter that ended on 29 September 2018, providing more information on its much anticipated upcoming streaming service. The massive media company’s online streaming service will be named Disney Plus, and its launch ...

Netflix Launches Six New Animated Programmes

Netflix has rolled out an exciting selection of animated event programming – both original series and feature films. The list includes six new shows, which will join the other seven projects that had already been announced. This is the plan ...

South Africa: Uzalo Bids Farewell To Three Cast Members as Season 4 Wraps Up

SABC1’s Uzalo has wrapped production on its 4th season with three cast members who have left the series that is filmed in Durban, South Africa. Two new faces are set to join the weekday primetime drama series. The interesting show ...