Category Archives: TV channels / Content

HStv to hit the broadcasting market in Zimbabwe

HEART & SOUL Broadcasting Services (HStv), an Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) subsidiary, is set to hit the market with a bang by scouting for talent and preparation of exciting programming are almost done. In September, they were granted a digital broadcasting licence, the online radio station says its all systems go with its rich and [...]

New TV show ‘’Looking for Love Naija’’ to be aired on Africa Magic Urban Channel

Looking for Love Naija is an Afro reality-TV show presented by BusuMelo Media. Each episode highlights two total strangers (one male, one female) known as Love Hopefuls who go on a series of dates to test their affinity for a possibility at finding real love. The episodes run for 30 minutes giving the opportunity for [...]

France 24 available on OpenNews channel in South Africa

France 24, the French international news channel, has signed an agreement with OpenNews, a new local news channel launched on Thursday 1st November 2018 by eMedia investments, for the broadcasting of its English-speaking channel.  OpenNews is the first local news channel to be distributed on the Openview DTH satellite television platform (channel 120) to all [...]

OSN offers pop-up channel to celebrate 90 years of Mickey Mouse

The famous Mickey Mouse, one of the most popular cartoon creations in the world, turns 90, OSN is honouring the breakthrough with a dedicated pop-up channel Disney Mickey Mouse with OSN. Children and families can celebrate Walt Disneys cartoon character with a selection of Mickey shows and movies on OSNs channel 7. All content [...]

Zee collaborates with Nigerian, Ghanaian channels for drama co-production

Indias Zee collaborates with Nigerian agency MACE and two Ghanaian channels for a local version of a major drama. Deceptive Measures (Pavitra Rishta)  one of the most successful Indian dramas to date will be re-created by Nigerias MACE and Multimedia Group-owned Ghanaian channels Joy Prime and Adom TV. The drama which will have a 52 [...]

Disney Africa to launch Mickey the True Original campaign in SA

Disney Africa will launch Mickey the True Original campaign honouring nine decades of Mickey Mouse, his heritage, personality and status as a pop-culture icon which will be available DStv and GOtv. November 2018 symbolises 90 years since appearing in Steamboat Willie in November 1928, a series of global festivities will happen this year and South Africa is [...]

eNCA launches Almost News with Chester Missing

Chester Missing, South Africas most vocal and politically-opinionated puppet is joining eNCA with a brand-new show.  Almost News with Chester Missing will air at 7:30pm on Sunday evenings from November 25. The show will take an irreverent look at the current affairs landscape and put high-profile politicians through their paces in interviews only the countrys most [...]

GRB Studios seals multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Africa’s Black TV

GRB Studios has inked a multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Black TV and will be collaborating with the African channel, led by actor and producer Thomas Gumede. Black TV is an African pay-TV channel broadcast via Starsat, South Africa, a subsidiary of the Chinese satellite television provider StarTimes. The channel provides original African series, [...]

StarTimes secures 3-year exclusive media rights for Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana

Africas digital TV operator StarTimes and Lega Serie A reached a 3 years deal for the exclusive all media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the agreement, StarTimes claims the exclusive rights of the two Italian premier Cup competitions in English, French, Portuguese and African indigenous [...]

TBC to roll out new tourism channel ‘Tanzania Safari Channel’

Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC)’s will soon launch Tanzania Safari Channel in December. TBC will introduce the new tourism channel under the assistance of Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA), Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) and Tanzania Tourism Board (TTB) to enhance tourism. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Prof Adolf Mkenda [...]