Category Archives: Pay TV

The Snail and the Whale now available on Showmax

The latest South African animation, The Snail and the Whale, is now streaming for the first time in Africa via Showmax. Animated in Cape Town by Triggerfish for Magic Light Pictures, The Snail and the Whale premiered on BBC One over the Christmas period to four-star reviews and more than 7.5 million viewers.  This is the story of a [...]

StarTimes secure Formula E rights for Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has signed a deal to broadcast Formula E motor racing in 37 countries across Africa. The deal covers non-exclusive live and highlights rights across all major markets in sub-Saharan Africa.  Hugo Lavell, Head of Media & Distribution at Formula E, said: As we enter a new year of electric racing, its fantastic to be [...]

Parabole Maurice secured broadcasting rights of Euro 2020

Parabole Maurice secured broadcasting rights of Euro 2020 Football aficionados will be pleased as Parabole Maurice has secure the broadcasting rights for Euro 2020. The announcement was made by Jimmy Hope, the managing director of Parabole Maurice who is delighted to welcome this new addition.  We are already offering all the best of football in [...]

Startimes sealed deal with Superights for Geronimo Stilton in Africa

Pay TV operator, Startimes has aquire the rights to broadcast the first season of investigation and adventure series Geronimo Stilton produced by Atlantyca and Superprod from Superights. Geronimo Stiltons first two seasons were produced by Atlantyca, with Superprod coming on as a co-producer for season three. Inspired by the popular book series of the same [...]

Zap TV adds two dramas series from ATV in Angola and Mozambique

Pay TV operator Zap TV announced that they added two news dramas series, Hercai and Love and Secrets from ATV.  Hercai, which has been licensed to date in more than 20 countries, is a family drama set in Turkey and centered on stories of love and revenge. Love and Secrets, meanwhile, weaves stories of murder [...]

Dominion TV Channels now on DStv and GOtv in Ghana

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, a pioneer of the African religious landscape, joined forces with his wife, Rosa Whitaker, to launch Dominion Television, the first Christian lifestyle network in Africa, now available 24 hours a day in 49 African countries on DStv (channel 364) and Gotv (channel 181). Dominion’s original, exclusive and acquired content includes not only [...]

StarTimes Africa secured broadcasting rights for Formula E

The Chinese media company StarTimes obtained the broadcasting rights for the rest of the series of all electric motorsports Formula E 2019/20 in 37 territories across sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement covers the main markets namely, South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania, with coverage of StarTimes’ Formula E which will be made available on the [...]

MultiChoice Nigeria to air new reality show on Africa Magic channels

MultiChoice Nigeria is set to broadcast its new reality show “Ultimate Love” on Africa Magic channels. The company made the announcement in late 2019, promising that the show would provide high-end entertainment to viewers The organization is particularly enthusiastic about Ultimate Love which will offer 16 singletons cohabiting and engaging in different activities in order [...]

OSN to broadcast new Turkish drama from Madd Entertainment

Madd Entertainment has licensed Ay Yapim’s Choice to the OSN pay television platform in the MENA region. Under the terms of the agreement, OSN will broadcast new episodes of The Choice within one week of their broadcast in Turkish. The drama, which stars Halit Ergenç (1001 nights, Magnificent Century, Wounded Love), will debut in Turkey [...]