Television-Tv News

DStv to hike prices on 1 April

Tue, 21 Feb 2017
 MultiChoice is hiking the prices of its main DStv bouquets. However, most of the increases this year

People Passion Purpose set to inspire Mzansi

Thu, 09 Feb 2017
 People Passion Purpose is a six-part series of inspirational regional documentaries, follow

AfriDocs on BET

Fri, 27 Jan 2017
 BET is adding to its rich factual programming mix by welcoming the best documentaries from Africa...

SABC strikes historic deal with EFC

Wed, 25 Jan 2017
 Saturday nights become EFC nights on SABC 3 as SABC Sport announced a multi-year broadcast partnersh

Pay-TV prospers in Sub Saharan Africa

Mon, 16 Jan 2017
 StarTimes is making up ground on Multichoice’s DStv and GOtv pay-TV services, along with Vivendi’s C

Turner expands its kids’ distribution to East Africa with Boing

Thu, 12 Jan 2017
 Turner announced its partnership with AzamTV, one of the largest, fast-growing digital satellite pla

LG introduces first ATSC 3.0 4KTVs

Mon, 09 Jan 2017
 LG Electronics is introducing the first ATSC 3.0-enabled 4K Ultra HD TVs to support this year’s depl

Digitial switch over launched in Abuja, Nigeria

Thu, 05 Jan 2017
 Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has announced that the Digital Switch Over

Fox brings 24: Legacy to South Africa

Thu, 15 Dec 2016
 Fox Networks Group (FNG), the operating unit for TV and Cable of the 21st Century Fox, is all in for

Tyler Perry Studios casting director scouting in SA

Thu, 24 Nov 2016
 Regional director for the ARTS, Elsubie Verlinden, has invited Rhavynn Drummer - casting director fo

BBC World service expansion includes six new African language services

Tue, 22 Nov 2016
 The British public broadcaster has revealed its biggest expansion since 1940. The company is launchi

Mzansi Magic's prison series Lockdown to premiere in January 2017

Mon, 21 Nov 2016
 A Black Brain production, local drama Lockdown is Mzansi Magic’s newest and edgiest drama s

Discovery Networks Africa announces its 2016-2017 programming slate

Wed, 16 Nov 2016
 Discovery Returns in 2017 with even more local African content across its portfolio…

ITV Choice series Hooten and the Lady shot in SA

Tue, 15 Nov 2016
 When it comes to filming diverse terrain and stand-in locations, it seems like nothing can beat good

Kwesé and Discovery Communications announce partnership across sub-Saharan Africa

Thu, 10 Nov 2016
 Econet Media, and Discovery Communications announced the start of a long-term broadcasting partnersh

Terry Pheto scores British Independent Film Award nomination

Tue, 08 Nov 2016
 Terry Pheto received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress from the British Independent Film Awar

MARS an unprecedented global event series

Mon, 07 Nov 2016
 Of all the planets in our solar system, none has captured our collective imagination like Mars — a m

Africa On a Plate premieres on BET this November

Wed, 02 Nov 2016
 Mouth-watering cooking with a hint of travel and a dash of culture are served up by BET’s new cookin

GOtv launches in Namibia

Wed, 02 Nov 2016
 MultiChoice-owned GOtv, recently launched in Rundu, Namibia...

80th anniversary of world’s first continual TV broadcast

Wed, 02 Nov 2016
 On this day, 2 November 1936, the BBC launched the nation's first regular TV service from Alexandra

SABC1 exclusively broadcasts Khuli Chana film

Fri, 28 Oct 2016
 SABC1 viewers will get to see an exclusive viewing of the film, Khuli Chana: Picking up the Piec

The Africa Channel to launch TAC Studios

Fri, 28 Oct 2016
 The Africa Channel (TAC) announced that it will officially launch TAC Studios, a production arm of t

ESPN partners with Kwesé Sports

Wed, 26 Oct 2016
 Walt Disney’s ESPN has agreed on a content deal with Kwesé Sports, the sports network arm of African

#MultiChoiceLive brings DStv celebs to Sandton City Mall

Thu, 20 Oct 2016
 This weekend the interactive, immersive MultiChoice experience, called #MultiChoiceLive, will make i

ROK to Launch on DStv

Wed, 19 Oct 2016
 ROK will launch across Africa on DStv channel 168 platform on 1 November 2016...