Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Pierre Cloete joins BBC Africa as commercial director

The BBC has just announced the appointment of Pierre Cloete as commercial director of the group for sub-Saharan Africa. The new British brand program manager for the region was the last managing director of Kwesé General Entertainment. He was responsible for launching the pay TV service Kwesé TV. Most recently, he was Kwesé Sports’ Director [...]

Mexican football team Tigres may launch its own TV channel

Mexican football team  Tigres de la UANL -better known as Tigres-, may launch its own TV channel. According to what Mexican newspaper Reforma reported, Tigres TV channel would be named Tigres TV, focused on the sports club. In Mexico, the Guadalajara Sports Club, better known as Chivas, already has its OTT Chivas TV available, as [...]

Kanal D Drama premiers new productions in Latin America

Kanal D Drama, pay TV channel available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Uruguay, announced it will premiere Secretos Prohibidos and Tormenta de pasiones, next September 12th and 20th, respectively. According to what the channel officially reported, Secretos Prohibidos focuses on Kamal İpekçi, a famous businessman, who lives an enviable life in Istanbul, [...]

Bonang Matheba to bring new TV show on SABC1 in 2020

TV personality Bonang Matheba will be back to the South African public broadcaster with a new TV show in progress set to air in 2020 on SABC1. It will mark Queen B’s return to SABC1 13 years after she became a presenter on Live AMP in 2007 that ended in 2012. While the in-demand master [...]

Whispering Truth To Power to air on Showmax

Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedats documentary about Thuli Madonselas last year as South Africas public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax. The award-winning document went live on Showmax on Womens Day, won the Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs, North Americas most important documentary festival, as well as awards at FESPACO, Luxor African [...]

StarTimes to launch ‘Blood Sisters’ in Kenya

StarTimes subscribers are set to enjoy a new fascinating telenovela series, The Blood Sisters has been launched in August on Novela E Plus channel. The first episode is set to run at the same time every day. The Blood Sisters will be airing exclusively on the StarTimes platform and for the first time in Kenya. [...]

DirecTV airs special production to commemorate Woodstock’s 50th anniversary

OnDirecTV, channel available for all DirecTV subscribers in Latin America, announced it will broadcast the documentary Woodstock: three days that defined a generation today, which aims to tell the story of the mythical festival that brought together more than half a million fans and some of the greatests artists of all times over three days.  [...]

RTVE develops new series with Argentine producer Anima Films

RTVE and the film producer and distributor Wanda Vision, also from Spain, are working together in the fiction series El Invitado, in co-production with Argentine producer Anima Films. The project, based on an original Matias Gueilburts idea, founder of Anima Films, will last eight episodes and will be released on the Spanish channel. It is [...]

ITV secures rights to air three La Liga live matches of new season in Ghana

ITV will broadcast three La Liga matches live on ITV4 at the start of the new season. The broadcaster displayed live top-flight Spanish matches at the end of last season after previous rights holders Eleven Sports terminated their agreement. ITV will also broadcast weekly La Liga highlights throughout the season on both ITV and ITV4. [...]

Caracol Television series expand internationally

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television reported that its series Without Breasts there is no Paradise and Out of Fashion were included into Amazon Prime Videos catalog, while The Queen of Flow was launched on Vidio, VOD platform operating in Asia. In addition, the channel premiered the series The Bronx and Surviving Escobar, Alias JJ, [...]