Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Kwesé ready to change African narrative through revolutionary content

Kwesé, Pan-African broadcast network is initiating new ways of delivering broadcasting services in a process that will transform and reshape the African narrative.   Zachary Wazara, Econet Media Executive, stated, We are really establishing new ways of delivering broadcasting and I hope and pray that for you as people in the media you will be [...]

e.tv to premiere Greenleaf

For the first time on South African television screens across all broadcasters, e.tv will broadcast the highly-acclaimed Oprah Winfrey Network’s Greenleaf. The show will premiere on Thursday, 21 June at 8:30PM.  Greenleaf is executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield and Merle Dandridge. Greenleaf follows the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family, with their scandalous [...]

Millimages to launch The Adventures of Nasredine in Mena

French production company Millimages will launch The Adventures of Nasredine, a new animated series for French television network Gulli. The series is expected to bow in September 2019is the first presale for the Gulli Bil Arabi channel. Gulli Bil Arabi rolled on in 2017 to expand the networks presence in the Middle East and North Africa market. It [...]

Intigral partners with ARRIS to introduce Jawwy TV Home Entertainment Service

Saudi Telecom multimedia subsidiary Intigral has partnered with ARRIS International to provide cutting-edge products and services for its first digital entertainment offering, Jawwy TV, in Saudi Arabia. The service, which is programmed to debut in the coming weeks, will include world-class entertainment programming as well as exclusive broadcast rights to the Saudi Professional League. ARRIS’s VIP4302W OTT set-top, with [...]

Egypt TV to relay World Cup games including Pharaohs’ matches

Egypt’s National Media Authority reported that they will beam 22 games of 2018 World Cup games including pharaohs matches to meet the Egyptian fans demands of watching the games of their team. In an announcement, Egypt’s National Media Authority said that they asked FIFA to buy the broadcast rights of the 2018 World Cup games, [...]

SPI/FilmBox extends its distribution in MENA region

SPI will broadcast its content to cable operations and DTH providers. From now on, SPI will deliver thematic 24/7 sports network FightBox HD; documentary channel DocuBox HD; lifestyle/sports channel Fast&FunBox HD; independent and classic movie channel FilmBox Art House as well as more mainstream offering FilmBox; the Gametoon HD interactive esports channel; general entertainment channel FunBox which [...]

twofour54 partnered with Arabsat to launch new set of satellite TV channels

The partnership between Arabsat and twofour54 will allow broadcasters to stream their shows to millions of Arabsat viewers around the world after an agreement was settled to establish a satellite uplink platform from TV and movie production facility twofour54 Abu Dhabi. This deal will see Arabsat and twofour54 launch a new set of satellite TV [...]

Universal TV South Africa to roll out new crime drama

Universal TV, NBCUniversal International Networks general entertainment brand, has been granted exclusive television rights to new crime drama The Detail, from Entertainment One (eOne), in Africa. The show was aired on 5 June at 8pm exclusively on Universal TV (DStv 117) and is a groundbreaking, female-driven crime drama chronicling the professional and personal lives of three [...]

Linda Ikeji launched her new TV channel

Famous blogger and media mogul, Linda Ikeji has officially launched her new venture, Linda Ikeji TV. Linda Ikeji TV, an online streaming service, is hoping to be the leader in African online content. On the channel, people will have the opportunity to watch movies, series, dramas, documentaries, comedy shows, and one-of-a-kind reality shows. The streaming [...]

BeIN Media Channels and Du strike last-minute partnership for the World Cup

BeIN Media Groups channels have been restored to UAE telecom operator Dus TV service after a brief absence after the pair were able to strike a last-minute deal. The agreement comes ahead of BeIN Medias coverage of the World Cup from Russia in two weeks. After several lengthy negotiations, no agreement was reached since Saturday [...]