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Jul 09, 2020  |  Netflix Executives Answer Questions On How They Operate In Nigeria And Across Africa!

After a spate of activities which saw Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandon visiting Nigeria, and the launch of a handful of Nigerian-produced original series, several industry watchers have been wondering what Netflix's big plan is for the Nigerian and ...


Jul 09, 2020  |  Multichoice Signs Brits ITV's Coronation Street, Emmerdale for Mnet; Closes ITV Choice Channel

Multichoice has bought the rights to Britain ITV programmes including The Chase, Emmerdale and Coronation Street. These content will, however, only be seen on Mnet as the dedicated ITV Choice channel has been removed from DStv.   Poor ratings of ...


Jul 08, 2020  |  Multichoice Streaming Platform- Showmax - To Offer Live Sport

Showmax, the video-on-demand arm of the TV giant Multichoice has indicated that it would expand its offering with Showmax Pro that will provide live sports show from SuperSport in addition to the staple of entertainment content it currently provides.   ...


Jun 26, 2020  |  BBC World Service Gets Into Partnership With MTN In Nigeria

The BBC World Service and MTN Nigeria have entered into a new partnership agreement that will see the delivery of the “BBC News Minute” bulletins on the MyMTN app to be freely consumed by subscribers. Aside from in English, the ...


Multichoice Showmax Withdraws Local Films With Alleged Racist Content

Multichoice Group, the behemoth of Africa’s Pay-TV entertainment and sports content has commenced the immediate review and withdrawal of some of its alleged ’racist’ film content in the wake of the global anti-racist ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement.   Multichoice, has ...

TNT Africa Readies For First Original Production In July

TNT Africa has announced a wide-ranging slate of original programming with the entertainment genre, with its first original movie premiere scheduled for the 4th of July.   According to executives from Warner Media Africa, TNT first original movies is the ...

Netflix Renews Season Two Of SA's Teen Drama Series, Blood and Water

Gambit Films Production has announced it could soon start production on the second season of the South African series - Blood and Water, following an order by Netflix.   Further to the show's apparent success with season one - which ...

M-Net Improves Drama Stable With 'Legacy' - A New Telenovela

Multichoice M-Net is bringing onboard a new telenovela called "Legacy" in a bid to drive-up content on its drama stable. The show will be flighted on its South Africa channel from September 2020.   M-Net Channels director, Mr Jan du ...

Multichoice To Include Netflix And Amazon Prime Video To It's Stable

Multichoice, according to industry sources, has reached a preliminary arrangement with both Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to add their content to its platform.   The arrangement, once finalised, would help Multichoice achieve its strategic business goal to enable consumers ...

“Where We Go From Here” - An Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) Show In Africa On DStv And Startimes

A new 2-part Oprah Winfrey Network show the race relation “Where do we go from here” is set to be shown across the DStv and Startimes platform in a push by to ensure the show is seen around the globe. ...

Nigeria: StarTimes and MTN Join Forces To Distribute Movies And Sports Content

In Nigeria, StarTimes and MTN have announced a strategic move to distribute movies and sports content. In the move, StarTimes is set to offer its video on demand (VoD) content stable to MTN subscribers at reduced data rates.   Speaking ...

'Trackers', Original Series From M-Net Goes On HBO Cinemax

According to an insider report, 'Trackers', an original M-Net show will go global when it debuts on America's HBO Cinemax global broadcast channel. 'Trackers' is the M-Net's big-budget show adapted from the crime novel by Deon Meyer. Having already been ...

Production Of M-Net Telenovela "The River" Stopped Due To Covid-19 Positive Test

Tshedza Pictures, the producers of the Telenovela "The River" has said it is shuttering the set of the show for deep decontamination cleaning after unnamed member tested positive for Covid-19. The River's production activities just got started back again after weeks of ...

DStv Campaigns To Bring Back Premium Subscribers As 'Live Sports' Return To TV

As live sports return to TV screens across the globe, South Africa's DStv is actively engaged in a campaign to lure back subscribers that have hitherto cancelled their DStv premium subscription.   These subscribers have been receiving text messaging coming ...