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Apr 19, 2019  |  Canal+ Africa Adds New Music Channel To Its Offering

The French music channel Mezzo, which is dedicated to jazz, classical music and dance, can now be enjoyed on Les Bouquets Canal+, available in 22 African countries. Caroline Cochaux, the Deputy Director of TV channels Lagardère-Active and the President of ...


Apr 19, 2019  |  ‘Our Perfect Wedding Zimbabwe’ Premieres On DStv’s Zambezi Magic

MultiChoice has unveiled a fresh new reality show, especially for Zimbabweans. ‘Our Perfect Wedding Zimbabwe’ premiered on DStv's Zambezi Magic on Thursday night and featured the former Idols Africa star Adiona Chidzonga. The favourite South African television show also has ...


Apr 19, 2019  |  M-Net’s 1Magic Channel Is Now Available To DStv Compact Plus Subscribers

M-Net is extending the reach of its 1Magic TV channel (DStv 103) that has been made available as from Thursday 18 April to all DStv Compact Plus subscribers. The channel which carries shows like the South African telenovela The River, ...


Apr 18, 2019  |  BBC And Nigeria’s Channels Television Rollout Co-Production

Nigeria’s Channels Television and the BBC launched a new current affairs programme titled Gist Nigeria on Channels TV on the 17th of April. The studio-based show that airs at 9 pm focuses on the stories behind the news, with unique ...


SA Actress Scores Lead Role In Amazon's 'Underground Railroad' Series

It has been announced that two-time Emmy-nominated South African actress, Thuso Mbedu will be leading an American cast in an upcoming Amazon series, Underground Railroad. Mbedu was the winner of an award at last year’s South African Film and Television ...

E.TV Ghana To Launch Exciting New TV Shows

e.TV Ghana has announced that it is rolling out an array of exciting new shows this month. The launch of the new shows is part of e.TV Ghana’s promise to bring quality TV content to its viewers throughout Ghana. One ...

South Africa’s Matt Brown Show To Be Distributed On Amazon Prime

The South African entrepreneurial TV programme, The Matt Brown Show has secured an Amazon Prime distribution deal. The announcement was made recently by Matt Brown, the founder and host of the show. Brown also revealed that 56% of the show’s ...

Discovery Brings Two New Channels To Startimes Audiences Across Africa

Discovery, Inc. has announced the expansion of its Real Time channel, across Africa. The female general entertainment channel was launched on StarTimes on the 15th of April 2019. Real Time joins Discovery Family which has been on the StarTimes platform ...

MultiChoice Rolls Out Naija Comedy Pop-Up Channel On GOtv And DStv

Africa’s leading entertainment provider, MultiChoice has announced a new pop-up channel called Naija comedy launching on April 15 for their GOtv and DStv subscribers. Subscribers will enjoy 100% Nigerian comedy shows – stand-up comedy shows, skits, and excellently produced shows ...

VIPI TV To Be Rolled Out In Kenya

A fresh new TV station targeted at showcasing youth culture will be rolled out in Kenya in May. The new tv station, VIPI TV is to highlight and promote Kenya’s booming music sector, develop the country’s local artists and also ...

'East Africa’s Got Talent’ Season 1 To Launch Soon In Africa

The world-renown talent search TV show ‘Got Talent’ will make its debut in East Africa soon. The show has fittingly been dubbed ‘East Africa Got Talent’, and will seek to discover and recognise talent throughout East Africa. The inaugural season ...

BBC Studios Licence 'The Great Kenyan Bake Off' To East Africa’s Showstopper Media

Africa will be getting a second localised version of The Great British Bake Off reality baking competition show. BBC Studios has announced that it has licensed the format rights of The Great Kenyan Bake Off to East Africa’s Showstopper Media. ...

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation Produces Fresh Original TV Shows In Preparation For Digital Migration

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation has been creating fresh, and new television shows that have been funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe as part of the country’s Digital Broadcasting migration project. The TV programmes that range from soapies, game shows, dramas, ...

GOtv To Air The First Zee World Original Production Featuring African Actors

GOtv recently premiered Mehek, the very first Zee World production to star actors from the African continent.  The drama series which was shot entirely in India, made its debut broadcast on Saturday, 6 April at 7 pm (GMT) on the ...

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