Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Mondo TV inks deal with Dkids for distribution of content in the Middle East

Mondo TV has inked a three-year deal that sees the animated series Robot Trains airing in Arabic on Discoverys DKids channel in the Middle East. The first season of Robot Trains will premiere next month on DKids, while the second installment is slated for broadcast in February 2019. The show, which is produced by CJ E&M, is meant for [...]

ASA new rules on TV commercials content before 9pm

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) has ruled that sexual health commercials should only be shown after 21:00 on South African television. Mens Clinic International told the ASA that it has two sets of commercials that is broadcast during daytime and during the night on South African television before 20:00 and after [...]

Temperature restores hope in music talents on TV Africa Ghana

Temperature is a platform formed by the station to give young rappers and Dancehall artiste the opportunity to show the world what they have in terms of rap music. For rap and Dancehall music lovers, TV Africa has brought joy with their newly exuberant, vibrant and sensational Rap talent show Temperature with the ever [...]

SABC2 brings DEKATv to its lineup

SABC2 is adding DEKATv to its growing genre of magazine programmes that are educating and entertaining. The magazine show will debut for the first time on SABC2 on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 at 19h30. DEKATv is set to take viewers on a journey of creativity and all forms of art, from extraordinary travels to journeys [...]

Big Sister Africa online Registration kicks off in Zimbabwe

South Africa’s Gallery Naomi, which is running Big Sister Africa, has opened the online registration for Zimbabweans interested in participating in their reality show scheduled to begin on September 2. BSA is a replica of the popular “Big Brother Africa” show where participants, both females and males from various African countries will participate for a [...]

SuperSport sets World Cup Pop-Up Channels

SuperSport has launched a 24-hour pop-up channel dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament. This follows MultiChoices recent announcement of the History of Football pop-up channel to be launched on DStv customers with 14 days of original, globally-focused premium documentary series, short form specials and a selection of FIFA World Cup films. General Manager, [...]

Trace launches a channel dedicated to Congolese music

On Wednesday 4 April, the Trace group launched Trace Kitoko, a television channel dedicated to Congolese music. Announced since August 15, 2017, it will be devoted to the rhythms that move the DRC and the Congo, as well as to its diaspora. “With more than 100 million inhabitants, the Congolese population is the largest French-speaking [...]

BBC Studios secured 300+ hours of programming and partnered up with MultiChoice for Offering in Africa

BBC Studios announced at MIPTV that Africa has secured over 300 hours of programming from across its portfolio since the start of 2018, including a first time deal with TV-on-the-go service, DSTV NOW.   MultiChoice’s pay TV platform DSTV NOWs first package deal with BBC Studios includes an eclectic mix of music and arts programming. With over 100 hours acquired, key titles include Last [...]

M-Net revives American Idol for SA viewers

M-Net wants the latest season of the revived American Idol to end in South Africa at the same time as the United States and is putting the drama series Nashville and Riverdale on a few weeks’ hold in order to catch up with the reality show.  Episodes of the 16th season of American Idol will be broadcast on [...]

VOA Africa division gets new lineup of shows

A milestone show produced by VOA Swahili, heads the new VOA Africa lineup. Duniani Leo (The World Today) anchored from Washington by Mary Mgawe with U.S. and international news, correspondent reports from Congo, Tanzania, and Kenya and in-studio analysis of business, technology, social media, and sports, airs Monday through Friday by television affiliates in Eldoret, Mombasa, Dar [...]