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GRB Studios and M-Net signed deal in Africa

GRB Studios has signed many contracts in Africa, including the last season of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter on the South African pay-TV channel M-Net. M-Net has also acquired a series of holiday movies, including A Christmas Blessing, A Second Chance, Christmas, Can not Fight, Coins for Christmas, Miss Me this Christmas and The [...]

M-Net to launch new musical show

The South African audio group M-Net will launch the first season of its musical show Amazing Voices, January 12, 2020. The promoters of the show, sponsored by the investor Old Mutual, hope that it meets such a significant success than The Voice Africa, in French-speaking Africa. Amazing Voices will be broadcasted mainly in English-speaking Africa [...]

M-Net to offer ‘Beverly Hills’ in SA

M-Net (DStv 101) has secures the forthcoming parody-drama series, BH90210, that bring together on-screen the former cast of the 1990’s American drama series Beverly Hills, 90210. The new series, produced by CBS Television Studios and distributed by CBS Studios International, will begin on 7 August in the United States on FOX, even though an exact transmission starting date [...]

M-Net partners with Cinemax to bring new local drama series worldwide

M-Net has collaborated with global broadcasters to offer the television version of Deon Meyer’s crime novel, Trackers, to the world. M-Net seized a partnership deal with ‘Germany’s public broadcaster ZDF. The pay TV operator has specified that crime thriller is also being co-produced by Cinemax, which will offer the drama series worldwide outside M-Net and ZDF’s [...]

1Magic will now be accessible on DStv Compact Plus

The channel, which was available only to DStv Premium subscribers will now be available on DStv Compact Plus. The package will be 36.91 USD (R519) per month, 46.16 USD (R649) on a price lock deal for 24 months, and at 406.04 (R5 709) as a once off annual deal.  The CEO of M-Net, Nkateko Mabaso [...]

‘Real Housewives of Johannesburg’ is set to debut in South Africa

The show debuts on August 3 at 7pm on 1Magic. Viewers will have a chance to see the glamorous and wealthy Johannesburg women; taking a tour into their wardrobes and get VIP access to their lavish parties from the comfort of their living rooms. Reneilwe Sema, director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net declared in [...]

MultiChoice to coach Zimbabwe filmmakers

Multichoice Zimbabwe is looking for aspiring film directors, sound engineers, and scriptwriters to enter the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) which offers them a chance to gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in cinematography, film editing, audio production and storytelling. The programme, which is a new and far-reaching Pan-African social investment initiative, was created to significantly [...]

New local wildlife series The Wild Ones

M-Net channel 101 has announced that it is launching a brand new local wildlife series titled The Wild Ones. The proudly South African series, which covers a variety of ecological topics, kicked on on Sunday May 6. Produced by Homebrew Films, which brags numerous wildlife series for both local and international distributors, The Wild Ones comprises 13 episodes [...]

M-Net strengthens partnership with HBO through Warriors

M-Net and HBO have a well-established relationship giving South Africans to enjoy award-winning international content including the genre defining Sex and The City and the outstanding fantasy drama Game of Thrones. They have now launched an innovative Producer Apprenticeship Programme to benefit the local television community. The initiative will see six South African producers given unprecedented access to [...]

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 [...]