Tag Archives: kykNET

kykNET South Africa adds doc series about SA’s TV history

kykNET is moving its weekly Afrikaans magazine show Kwêla to a new timeslot from this weekend to add a new documentary series, Oppi Kassie, looking at the history of South African television. kykNET is now moving moving Kwêla to an earlier timeslot on Sundays from this weekend where it will now be shown at 18:00. [...]

Sara Se Geheim renewed for season 2 on kykNET

The kykNET drama, Sara se Geheim season 1 finale sent social media platform abuzz on Tuesday as fans commented. For the past 13 weeks, viewers have been cohered to their TV screens as the stories of two families connected by a lie unfolded on DSTV 144. kykNET confirmed a second season of the popular drama [...]

M-Net Movies, kykNET to fund a local film

MultiChoices two units kykNET, Afrikaans language channel and M-Net Movies, a group of nine TV channels, will fund a local film, Shushh. The production work will commence in September. The movie will be produced by Boondogle Films and Get the Picture; it is also supported by the National Film and Video Foundation and the [...]

kykNET adds new actuality shows

M-Net’s Afrikaans language TV channel, kykNET, plans to add a new late-night actuality timeslot on weeknights from October 6, 2014. The new timeslot will air new actuality and magazine shows like Insig and studio talk show, Prontuit. This addition comes in response to viewers demanding less repeats and more regularly updated magazine and actuality programming. [...]

kykNET turns HD next month

MultiChoice’s Afrikaans language platform, kykNET, will make a transition from standard definition (SD) to a high definition (HD) channel on August 12, 2014. “The switch-over to kykNET will be seamless. Our content producers have been working for a long time with cameras and production equipment enabling them to deliver programmes in HD,” said Karen Meiring, [...]

kykNET to launch new Afrikaans soap

kykNET, the Afrikaans language division of pay-TV broadcaster, M-Net, plans to launch a new Afrikaans TV soap for the kykNET & Kie channel on MultiChoice’s satellite pay-TV platform, DStv. The show will be aimed specifically at South Africas mixed ethnic origin communities of TV viewers and kykNET wants to produce at least 208 half hour episodes [...]

DStv Mobile introduce two new channels

DStv Mobile has introduced two new channels, Mzansi Magic and kykNET, to its mobile television offering. Local channel, Mzansi Magic, will replace Africa Magic Movies but is almost similar to the satellite channel with substitute movies included for certain movies where licences have not been granted. kykNET has local programmes including talk shows, music and [...]