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African Broadcasters shop for TVF titles

A host of African broadcasters have picked up shows including Pop Up Start Up from London-based factual distributor TVF International. The entrepreneur-focused business show has been acquired by pay TV provider Kwesè TV for pan-Africa, which has also taken environmental travel-entertainment series Across the World with Te Radar and hidden-camera show Hidden Heroes from TVF. [...]

MTG launches four new channels in Seychelles

European broadcaster, Modern Times Group (MTG), has launched four factual pay-TV channels in the Republic of Seychelles via cable operator Intelvision. The four new channels, namely- Viasat Crime, Viasat Explore, Viasat History and Viasat Nature, which will be a part of Intelvisions bouquet, was earlier launched in Malawi, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. This [...]

Viasat to air Ezel series in Africa

Viasat, Sweden-based pay-TV operator which is owned by Modern Times Group (MTG), has secured a Turkish crime drama series from Eccho Rights. The series will be broadcast on Viasat channels in Ghana and Tanzania. Fredrik af Malmborg, MD at Eccho Rights, claimed the deal is the first for a Turkish drama in Africa. Ezel had been [...]