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Feb 19, 2019  |  Netflix Unveils First Locally-Acquired South African Series, 'Shadow'

The video-streaming giant Netflix has revealed that it will be debuting its very first locally-acquired South African TV series, Shadow. The series is scheduled to become available on Netflix South Africa from Friday 8 March starring local actors Amanda Du ...


Feb 19, 2019  |  ZEEL's Zee World Channel Celebrates 4 Years In Africa And Plans To Broadcast First Locally-Produced Content

Zee World (DStv 166), the Indian-focused channel is celebrating its fourth anniversary in Africa this month. To celebrate its rapid viewership growth within the continent, the TV channel will broadcast its first locally-produced content from April 2019. According to ZEE ...


Feb 18, 2019  |  Trace Inks New Deals For Content Sales In Africa

TRACE announced just before its participation in the 69th Berlin International Film Festival the conclusion of new sales deals in Africa. TRACE’s content distribution division took part in the “Berlinale Africa Hub” from the 9th to the 13th of February, ...


Feb 18, 2019  |  TVC Communications Opens Its New HD Studio In Nigeria

TVC news has announced that it has recently has unveiled a brand-new high definition studio in Lagos, Nigeria. Based on its hefty investment and on speculation by industry insiders, TVC is now in an excellent position to become the front-runner ...


MTV Base’s Reality Show ‘Choose Or Lose’ Returns To The Screen In Nigeria

MTV Base’s thought-provoking roundtable show, “Choose Or Lose”, made its return to Nigeria’s TV screen on Wednesday 13 February 2019. The show had in the past featured Nigerian Rapper Vector, Comedian Frank Donga, as well as On-Air Personalities, Gbenga Aborowa, ...

Showmax Joins Forces With AFDA To Produce Local Student Films In SA

Showmax and the South African School for Film and Arts AFDA, have announced that they will be partnering up to offer local filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their work on the video-on-demand platform. The streaming company released a statement declaring ...

StarTimes Adds Plus TV Africa: 24-hour News Channel To Its Offering

StarTimes, the leading digital Pay TV Company has announced that it will be adding PLUS TV Africa, a 24-hour news channel which will be available on all StarTimes bouquets and on Channel 308 on digital terrestrial television (Antenna). According to ...

SuperSport Signs Deal To Make EFC Available On Its Platform In Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has secured a multi-year broadcast deal with the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC), which will come into effect in March. The pay TV sports channel has also doubled down on their commitment to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) after also joining ...

MultiChoice's Showmax To Launch Its First Local Travel-Comedy Show ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’

The South African streaming service, Showmax has recently announced that its original show ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’ is in production and will soon be available to subscribers. ‘Trippin’ With Skhumba’ is Showmax’s third original show after ‘The Girl from St Agnes’ ...

Sony Pulls Two More Channels From Cell C Black

Cell C black is losing two more TV channels with the kids’ channel POP and True Movies - both from Sony Pictures Television Networks - also being taken down. The removal of the two channels comes after Sony Pictures Television ...

MultiChoice's Big Brother Naija Auditions Bring Nigeria To A Standstill

Auditions began on Friday 1 February for the fourth season of Big Brother Naija, and judging by the turnout and comments on social media, this year’s auditions have possibly recorded the highest population in the history of the show.   ...

Sony Pictures Television Networks Pulls Sony Channel And Sony Max From Cell C Black

Last year Sony Pictures Television Networks announced that it had decided to leave Africa. In November its Sony Channel and Sony Max channels went dark on MultiChoice’s DStv pay-TV service, and now the two channels have also been removed from ...

'The Voice SA' To Premiere On M-Net This Week

DStv’s Channel 101, M-Net has announced that it will be rolling out a number of changes and also returning popular shows that the audience can enjoy as soon as this weekend, Such as the third season of ‘The Voice SA’ ...

M-Net To Add Nigerian Drama series, Halita, To Africa Magic Family

M-Net has introduced a brand new weekday drama series, Halita. The fast-paced drama will air on Africa Magic Family (DStv 154) as from Monday 4 February, and revolves around a Northern Nigeria woman forced to flee from her village and ...