Category Archives: TV channels / Content

DStv and GOtv to air Tokyo Olympics across Africa

DStv and GOtv viewers can look forward to the Summer Olympic Games 2020, which will run from 23 July to Sunday, 8 August in Tokyo, Japan. DStv will feature eight dedicated channels with SuperSport Football Plus becoming Olympic Channel 1, while SuperSport Premier League, La Liga, Football, Variety 1, Variety 2, Variety 3 and Variety [...]

Showmax to air new Nigerian original series

Basketmouth is set to executive produce and star in Showmax’s second Nigerian original show, ‘Ghana Jollof’. The star comedian and filmmaker recently confirmed the new collaboration between his Baron’s World production company and the top streamer. Though plot details are currently under wraps, Basketmouth announced in a statement that the show will see a collaboration [...]

StarTimes to offer bonus content to Nyota bouquet subscribers

StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet subscribers the platforms lowest package, enjoy six additional channels which are reserved for higher bouquets upon full month or more subscription renewal at the same cost of Ksh.299. StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet [...]

ABS-CBN TV shows now available in Africa via StarTimes

Philippine media and entertainment company ABS-CBN Corporation hit action series are now broadcasted in Sub-Saharan Africa on the StarTimes channel. The company said its primetime action series Brothers can now be accessible in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Madagascar, among many others, while Fists of Fate began airing in as many countries in Africa last May. [...]

Ivory Coast partners with South Africa to launch first co-production series

Known Associates Entertainment, the production company behind the South African adaptation of the Colombian telenovela that inspired Ugly Betty, is collaborating with Ivorian public broadcaster RTI on a sci-fi drama series highlighting the first co-production between the two countries. Ambre will be shot in South Africa and Ivory Coast with actors from both countries, with [...]

beIN Sports bags 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup broadcasting rights

beIN Sports has bagged the exclusive broadcast rights to this years Concacaf Gold Cup 2021 in 24 countries. The matches will be broadcasted in France, Turkey, the Middle East & North Africa, and APAC (excluding Australia and Indonesia). The Concacaf Gold Cup is the main association football competition of the national football teams, which determines [...]

Sony Pictures Television to partner with Sinema TV in Turkey

Sony Pictures Television and Sinema TV have signed a new partnership deal in order to expand its content library across Turkey. Under this new agreement, Sinema TV will now get first Pay-TV window rights to fresh Sony Pictures theatrical titles such as Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Uncharted, Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. Ferik Faruk Boyacioglu, Sinema TV Partner [...]