Content Distribution

May 18, 2021  |  MTV Base Releases Amapiano Docu-Series After Legal Issues

In 2019 Arthur Sebela created a docu-series that would follow the development of the music genre, amapiano, by interviewing some of the pioneers and participants of the genre and some music veterans and insiders. Before its debut, Arthur Sebela received ...


May 13, 2021  |  Netflix To Have Exclusive Rights To Nigerian 'One Lagos Night' Film

According to BMA's media sources, global streaming giant, Netflix, has been confirmed to have acquired exclusive rights to Nollywood's 'One Lagos Night', scheduled to be released on 29 May 2021. Produced by prolific film producer Ekene Som Mekwunye, the story ...


May 11, 2021  |  Nigerian REDTV Lifestyle Channel Launches Ghanaian Series

Nigeria-based Lifestyle channel REDTV has announced the launch of its newly Ghanaian developed and produced show about power, marriage, politics, love, and celebrity life. ‘Public Figure’ is set to be released to air on REDTV’s YouTube channel on 19 May ...


May 11, 2021  |  "Listing Jozi - Million Rand Real Estate" - BBC Studios Reality TV Show To Debut In June

BBC Studios Africa has revealed its plans to expand its localised content slate, now seen through its new show Listing Jozi, a show set to follow realty brokers from some of the top firms in South Africa. The million-rand estate ...


Programming: South Africa's SABC2 Launches 'The Coolest OG's' Game Show In June

The South African Broadcasting Corporation channel, SABC2, has announced its new TV game show, which will set the elderly contestants against each other whilst remaining in their homes. The show is set to start on Sunday the 6th of June ...

Global Award-Winning Lesotho Film Launches In SA Cinemas

Post ‘This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection’ significant run for nominations at this year’s Academy Awards and Golden Globes; the film’s production company, Ucuru, launched the Lesotho film in South African cinemas this week. The film is one ...

‘Baby Drama’ Series To Premiere On Africa Magic - 21 April 2021

Africa Magic, part of the DStv platform, has announced the premiere of its new television series, ‘Baby Drama’, which is set to be on the small screen on 21 April 2021.   Baby Drama is a series that revolves around ...

‘I Am All Girls’ A Netflix Crime Thriller Showcases In South Africa Ahead Of Global Release

Giant streaming service company, Netflix, has released an official trailer for the post-apartheid themed thriller ‘I Am All Girls’, a chilling film about a global child sex trafficking syndicate in South Africa that is set for a worldwide release on ...

Nigerian Documentary, "Awon Boyz", Premieres On Netflix On 14 April 2021

Awon Boyz, a 38-minute documentary created by Lagos based production company Zero Degrees, portrays Nigerian street hustlers' everyday life. The documentary will be premiering on Netflix on 14 April 2021, two years after its cinema premiere, which attracted industry heavyweights ...

TikTok Launches A Six Week Incubator Project In South Africa

TikTok, a video-sharing social networking service used to make a variety of short videos, is launching an incubator project intended for developing South African creators' skills. The social networking service provides a platform to create content from genres like dance, ...

Netflix Releases Date For South African Paranormal Series Called Dead Places

In recent reports, Netflix has announced the release of a new South African paranormal series directed by the owner of Motion Story, Gareth Crocker, called Dead Places. According to the reports, the series featuring 50 different locations across South Africa ...

Multichoice Signs Fugitive As Their Exclusive Distributor For South African Drama Originals

As reported by industry sources, the South African company that operates the DStv, GOtv, and Showmax service, Multichoice, has entered into an exclusive partnership with Fugitive. The deal appoints Fugitive as Multichoice’s exclusive distributor for premium, scripted originals made available ...

International: Africa 360 To Debut On BBC Radio 1Xtra

According to press reports, the BBC's Radio 1Xtra has launched a weekly curated content programme to celebrate African music and culture. The programme content will range from live performances, special interviews, brand new mixes, and takeovers from all parts of ...

Africa's Version Of "Ugly Betty" Comes To SABC 1

The SABC 1 will be launching a new and exciting TV drama, uBettina Wethu, an adaptation of the USA's "Ugly Betty" on Monday, 5 April 2021.  All episodes will simulcast on the online platform, Viu. According to reports, the directors ...