Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Supersport to broadcast Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers 2019

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced expanded coverage plans for the ICC Mens T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 in Dubai. ICC TV is set to produce live coverage of 28 matches which will be broadcast by the Cricket bodys global broadcast partners, making this edition the most widely available to watch ICC Mens T20 [...]

Canal+ partners with Mediawan to produce original content for Africa

Canal+ International (the international subsidiary of Canal+ Group) and Mediawan are forming a partnership to invest in original content in French for the African audience. The subsidiary will have a potential audience in the 25 African countries where CANAL+ Group operates. Canal+ International and Mediawan are forming a new entity to produce exclusive French- language [...]

Nigeria to adopt the Voice Kids

Nigeria will become the 40th country in the world to air the local version of The Voice Kids. Fame TV has licensed both the adult and junior versions of the singing series, which will be produced by prodco UN1TY.  Both versions will be aired on various platforms including NTA network, Ait, Startimes, Fame TV and [...]

BBC Studios extends its reach across Africa

BBC Studios has announced that it has licensed over 800 hours of content to clients across Africa in the past six months. The first agreement will be between the studios and Seychelles Broadcasting Company (SBC) and also securing a package deal with a free-to-air broadcaster in Kenya and extending access to BBC Studios content through [...]

Atinka TV to launch season two of gospel show

The biggest band gospel television reality show ‘Kron Kron’ produced by Atinka Media Village has been launched. Kronkron which is a live TV reality worship-centered competition that creates a platform for bands to compete among themselves in the area of Christian worship. Speaking at the launch of the event, the Managing Director of Atinka Media [...]

Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem highlights to air on DStv and GOtv

MultiChoice is bringing back some of the best moments from the recently concluded Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) season 4, Pepper Dem edition in daily doses for the next one month. The BBNaija Pepper Dem Highlights show will last for a month, starting on Monday, 14 October and will run till Friday, 8th November 2019 on [...]

Viu to live-stream Openview’s News and Sport channel

The entertainment streaming service, Viu, has recently announced its partnership with eMedia Investments and Openviews News and Sport Channel.  The partnership will aim to provide viewers with live access to selected live Premier League games as well as current affairs. News and Sport is Openview’s most recent news and sport channel. The channel strives to [...]

SABC to air Bafana matches after four-year deal

The South African Broadcasting Association (SABC) and the South African Football Association (SAFA) have finally reached a four- year deal that will see Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana matches broadcast on terrestrial television. The agreement will start with live coverage on SABC 1 of Bafanas Nelson Mandela Challenge clash with Mali. The deal includes all [...]

Discovery Channel open to more DStv subscribers in October

Discovery Channel will be accessible to all DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers from 11 October to 18 November 2019. According to a statement released by the company customers will enjoy content such as Gold Rush and Street Outlaws, and a special premiere of the Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg series, Why We Hate.  We [...]

Canal+ launches reality show about basketball in Gabon

Canal+ is launching, Basketball Academy a reality show on basketball, shot in Gabon.  The show follows the journey of 20 young Gabonese players aged 15 to 18 who want to become the best players of the Gabonese national under-18 team who represented the country during the tournament “United Basketball Africa” in Benin. 6 episodes will [...]