Category Archives: TV channels / Content

e.tv to premiere Greenleaf

For the first time on South African television screens across all broadcasters, e.tv will broadcast the highly-acclaimed Oprah Winfrey Network’s Greenleaf. The show will premiere on Thursday, 21 June at 8:30PM.  Greenleaf is executive produced by Oprah Winfrey and stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield and Merle Dandridge. Greenleaf follows the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family, with their scandalous [...]

Wapa channels return to DirecTV Puerto Rico

Hemisphere Media Group announced that Wapa Television and Wapa Deportes have been restored to DirecTV customers in Puerto Rico as of June 14, 2018, after the two companies reached a new multi-year retransmission consent agreement. In early May, DirecTV decided to withdraw both channels from its programming lineup, after negotiations to renew the contract did [...]

Millimages to launch The Adventures of Nasredine in Mena

French production company Millimages will launch The Adventures of Nasredine, a new animated series for French television network Gulli. The series is expected to bow in September 2019is the first presale for the Gulli Bil Arabi channel. Gulli Bil Arabi rolled on in 2017 to expand the networks presence in the Middle East and North Africa market. It [...]

Intigral partners with ARRIS to introduce Jawwy TV Home Entertainment Service

Saudi Telecom multimedia subsidiary Intigral has partnered with ARRIS International to provide cutting-edge products and services for its first digital entertainment offering, Jawwy TV, in Saudi Arabia. The service, which is programmed to debut in the coming weeks, will include world-class entertainment programming as well as exclusive broadcast rights to the Saudi Professional League. ARRIS’s VIP4302W OTT set-top, with [...]

Izzi launches exclusive sports channel

Mexican triple play operator Izzi (Televisa) announced the launch of the new sports channel Afizzionados, which will be available from the first week of July exclusively for subscribers. It will include contents of Liga MX and national and international sports. Afizzionados will broadcast the home games of Tigres, as well as special programs dedicated to [...]

PCTV signs deal with SES to expand presence in Latin America

PCTV (Productora y Comercializadora de Televisión) has signed a multi-year agreement with SES to distribute its TV channels to cable networks in Central and South America via the recently launched SES-14 satellite, which will initiate commercial services in September. Under the agreement, PCTV will deliver some of its most popular TV channels to cable providers, [...]

Egypt TV to relay World Cup games including Pharaohs’ matches

Egypt’s National Media Authority reported that they will beam 22 games of 2018 World Cup games including pharaohs matches to meet the Egyptian fans demands of watching the games of their team. In an announcement, Egypt’s National Media Authority said that they asked FIFA to buy the broadcast rights of the 2018 World Cup games, [...]

SPI/FilmBox extends its distribution in MENA region

SPI will broadcast its content to cable operations and DTH providers. From now on, SPI will deliver thematic 24/7 sports network FightBox HD; documentary channel DocuBox HD; lifestyle/sports channel Fast&FunBox HD; independent and classic movie channel FilmBox Art House as well as more mainstream offering FilmBox; the Gametoon HD interactive esports channel; general entertainment channel FunBox which [...]

Tigo Paraguay expands sports offering

Tigo (Millicom) announced the launch Tigo Sports+ in Paraguay, which joins the flagship channel (Tigo Sports) of the company. It will be part of all the operator’s pay TV platforms (cable, UHF and DTH) in standard and HD quality, for clients with plans that include the local soccer championship. “We are happy to announce, after [...]