Content Distribution

Mar 04, 2021  |  M-Net Secures Exclusive Rights For Prince Harry And Megan's Interview With Oprah

Multichoice M-Net has acquired the exclusive broadcasting rights to Oprah Winfrey's exclusive 'tell-all' interview with UK royal Prince Harry and American wife, Meghan Markle. According to TV with Thinus, the show will fly on DStv M-Net channels on March 8, ...


Feb 26, 2021  |  Nigeria: AREWA24 Broadcasts DW's "77 Percent" In Hausa Language

"The 77 Percent" - a TV magazine show by DW targeted at the youth segment - has been adapted for broadcast in Hausa Language by Nigeria's TV Channel AREWA24. According to the press briefing from the programme sponsors, AREWA24 will ...


Feb 24, 2021  |  EVA Telenovela Channels To Be Axed From Multichoice DStv and GOtv Platforms

Multichoice has now canned EVA, the AMC Networks' telenovela channels it has carried on the DStv and GOtv platforms for over five years. Sbu Mpungose, a spokesperson for Multichoice, confirmed that they would be removing, in March, the EVA and ...


Feb 18, 2021  |  Programming: Temptation Island SA To Debut On Showmax Before End Of Q2 2021

Showmax, the internet streaming part of Multichoice has, reportedly, picked-up and will be flighting a local adaptation of the reality show 'Temptation Island'. The platform has reportedly scheduled the show for before the end of 2021.   Temptation Island is ...


Sony Pictures Television Enters "Content First-Look" Deal With Nigeria's EbonyLife Media

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) - the international production division of Sony Television - has agreed on a two-year exclusive agreement to reserve a right of "first-look" for the scripted TV content produced by Nigeria's EbonyLife Media.   This means that ...

Orange International Carriers Partners With Côte Ouest Audiovisuel For Content Delivery Solution To West Africa

Orange International Carriers, part of the telecom giant - the Orange Group division - said it had signed a commercial agreement with the African content distribution player, Côte Ouest Audiovisuel to supply network access and content delivery services in West ...

Film Release: Nigerian-Bollywood Movie, "Namaste Wahala" To Hit The Cinemas Soon

After much delay, due to the impact of COVID-19 to the theatre/cinema industry, the much-awaited and highly anticipated movie Namaste Wahala is due to be released in April 2021. The movie set initially released in March 2020, is a romantic ...

African Movie Channel Heads Back To UK With 'Freeview Digital' Listing - Reports

The African Movie Channel (AMC) - broadcaster of Nigerian Nollywood programming - announced it has launched (or re-launched) its flagship African Movie Channel into the United Kingdom, this time listing of the 'Freeview' digital terrestrial TV platform.   As AMC ...

Multichoice Studios Aims For Middle East Market With MENA.TV Deal

South Africa's Multichoice Studios has reportedly agreed with the Middle Eastern TV content market place, Mena.TV to offer its content to potential buyers from the Middle East.   According to industry analysts, TV Content Marketplace of the Middle East and ...

International: ViacomCBS International Studios Launches Distribution Arm

The division of ViacomCBS Network International (VCNI) responsible for generating original content, ViacomCBS International Studios has announced it is forming a unified business structure and the creation of a distribution arm - "ViacomCBS International Studios Distribution". The distribution arm, according ...

StarTimes Partners To Roll-Out Another Nollywood Channel, PBO TV

StarTimes have announced it is in partnership with the Nollywood production company Big Idea Mediaworks to bring to its platform another Nollywood-content focused TV channel, PBO TV.   The new channel, promoted as "providing premium entertainment to everyone" will offer ...

Netflix Announces New Slates Of Original Films Out Of Nigeria

Netflix plans to ramp up its offering for local content in Africa went up another notch as it announces that it has commissioned a slew of original films and series and signed new deals with producers and distributors from the ...

Netflix Looking To Boost Subscribers In Africa With More Content And A Mobile Plan

Netflix, the global streaming giant, has decided to revamp its market development strategy in Africa as it looks to move beyond servicing only the wealthy segment to targeting the broader market. It plans to do this with its 'mobile-only' subscription ...

The Africa Channel's Production Arm To Sell "African Content" Globally

TAC Studios, the production arm of The Africa Channel is reported to have concluded licencing deals that would take its slate of lifestyle shows to a number of global and digital networks. TAC Studio says the agreements it has signed ...