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MTV to promote health in Africa through drama series MTV Shuga

The award-winning drama series MTV Shuga will soon promote HIV innovation, including HIV self-testing and preventive drugs, following a three-year collaboration between global health initiative Unitaid, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The programme is designed to help millions of young viewers in French- and English-speaking Africa [...]

Olumide Oworu returns on MTV Shuga for new season

Olumide Oworu, the Nollywood actor, model and rapper, has been announced as a returning cast member for the hit TV drama series, MTV Shuga. Olumide played Weki, a HIV positive teenage schoolboy in seasons 3 and 4 will return to excite audiences in MTV Shuga Naija. Olumide stated that it feels great to be back [...]

MTV brings renewed version of ‘Ridiculousness’ in Middle East and Africa

MTV, the cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks, will bring the second season of the localized version of Ridiculousness. The American comedy clip show will be available in the Middle East and African regions, among other countries. The show will be produced by La Competencia Producciones, the Spanish company, and will [...]

DSTv adds TCM and MTV for East Africa

DStv’s East African subscribers on Premium, Compact Plus and Compact will be able to enjoy two additional entertainments channels from October 1, 2015. Compact Plus subscribers will have access to TCM channel on DSTV channel 137, while Compact Plus subscribers, as well as Compact subscribers will also now be able to watch MTV on DStv [...]

Cable carriage fees to be levied on Lebanese cable operators

Lebanese cable operators will soon have to pay distribution fee to carry the countrys eight major TV channels, declared Alain Hakim, Lebanons Economy Minister. Lebanese stations, namely, Tele Liban, LBCI, MTV, Future TV, Al-Manar, NBN, OTV and Al-Jadeed, began to push for a fee on cable providers in exchange for access to their content in [...]

MTV expands Israeli offering

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has expanded its MTV youth and music portfolio in Israel, as it split its existing 24-hour Hebrew-language service into two separate youth-oriented TV channels – MTV and MTV Music. Available exclusively on Israeli cable platform HOT, MTV will focus on airing general entertainment content including drama, documentary, game shows and [...]

MTV Lebanon joins hand with Azerbaijani satellite

Lebanon- based television station, MTV Lebanon, has signed an agreement with Azercosmos JSC, wherein the channels programs will be broadcast via Azerspace-1 satellite. MTV Livan is the first Lebanese TV channel which will be broadcasted via satellite of Azerbaijan. The satellites resources will pave the way for broadcasting MTV Lebanon programs in the countries of [...]

MTV strengthens reach in South Africa

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa has revealed its plans to expand the reach of its channel, MTV, in South Africa by making it available on DStv Extra and Compact packages from August 25th. We are excited to partner with MultiChoice to bring MTVs world-class entertainment content to a wider audience base in South Africa [...]