Category Archives: TV channels / Content

DStv, SABC and Econet Media bagged Olympic games broadcasting rights

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded broadcast rights in Africa for the Olympic Games covering two editions of the summer Olympics Tokyo 2020 and the 2024 Games staged either in Los Angeles or Paris. Februarys Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and the following edition in Beijing 2022 are also included.  DSTv SuperSport, Econet Media [...]

Game of Thrones Season 7 exclusively on OSN in July

GoT season 7 sparks winter in the Middle East this July. The long-awaited season 7 premieres exclusively on OSN, the regions leading entertainment network. OSN subscribers will be able to watch their favourite series of all time as from Monday July 17 at 4:00 am (KSA) as it is released in the US, both on [...]

KBC TV to become a continuous news channel in Algeria

The authorities of the private general TV in Algeria, KBC, announced that KBC TV will be known as El Khabar TV in two to three months and will become at the same time a News TV channel.  The decision came after a meeting of the General Assembly of the Group El Khabar where Zahreddine Smati, [...]

TQ5 launched the Kabyl channel Taqbaylit TV

On July 1st, 2017, many representatives of the Kabyle diaspora in Canada attended the ceremony organized by the TQ5 media group in Montreal to officially announce the creation of the television channel Taqbaylit TV. It is a television channel dedicated to the culture of this region located in the north of Algeria. TAQBAYLIT TV programs [...]

Sara Se Geheim renewed for season 2 on kykNET

The kykNET drama, Sara se Geheim season 1 finale sent social media platform abuzz on Tuesday as fans commented. For the past 13 weeks, viewers have been cohered to their TV screens as the stories of two families connected by a lie unfolded on DSTV 144. kykNET confirmed a second season of the popular drama [...]

SKY Mexico adds CincoMAS to lineup

Mediaset España announced that it has reached an agreement with DTH operator SKY Mexico (Televisa/AT&T) to distribute its channel CincoMAS in Mexico and Central America. With this new agreement, CincoMAS reinforces its presence in the Latin American market, where it is already available in 16 territories, including Argentina, Panama, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Paraguay. Soon, [...]

Joy Prime to air Kejetia vs Makola in Ghana

Kejetia vs Makola launched by Joy Primes Channel Manager, Miss Nana Yaa Serwaa Sarpong in Ghana. The show is an urban satirical and subversion of the Law Procedural genre. The production is unscripted and the actors purely deliver on Skill and Talent. The first of its kind on Ghana TV, it portrays the amusingly unconventional [...]

RTVE launches Clan Internacional in Latin America

RTVE has officially launched its new children’s channel, Clan International, which seeks to satisfy the entertainment and training demands of children up to 12 years old, with a catalog of 80% of Spanish productions. The Spanish company said the channel will be mainly focused on the pre-school audience, both in the 2-4 year age group [...]

NBC in Namibia gets rights to host Japanese TV programmes

The Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Shunshuke Takei, handed over 21 Japanese TV programmes to the Director General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation, Stanley Similo.  Since the establishment of its Embassy in Windhoek in 2015, this was the first time the government of Japan in cooperation with the Japan Foundation provided Japanese TV [...]