Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Canal Sony confirms acquisition of American Idol in exclusive for Latin America

Canal Sony announced that it has signed a deal with FremantleMedia International to air in Latin America the new season of American Idol, the iconic series that had a profound effect on the music industry. This way, the show, which is set to launch on ABC (US) in March 2018, will return to Canal Sony [...]

New Channel Racing World to be launched in Africa

Kiron Interactive, Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited partnered up to launch a fixed-odds betting channel to broadcast top-class live British, Irish and South African horseracing and virtual racing in betting shops throughout Africa. The new satellite channel, named Racing World, will offer fixed odds betting on British and Irish racing (Jumps and Flat), South African [...]

WION from ZEE Media to launch in UAE

Zee Media Corporations English news channel World Is One News (WION) has launched on Etisalat in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Viewers in these countries can also watch WION on Du & Ooredoo. The news channels Middle East debut comes on the heels of its launch in seven African countries: Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, [...]

Kwesé TV to broadcast Live Winter Olympics

The digital pay TV company, Kwesé TV, is bringing the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018, live to its audiences from 9th 25th February 2018. Kwesé TV signed a multi-year deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the broadcast of the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter [...]

Viacom, CBS form committees to consider merger

Viacom and CBS Corporation, both controlled by Sumner Redstone, said last week that their boards of directors have established special committees of independent directors to evaluate a potential combination. The companies split in 2005 and now are exploring the idea of merging again, after 13 years. There can be no assurance that this process will [...]

National Geographic unveils new programming block

National Geographic launches on Monday, February 5, the new programming block #NG PWR!, created by and for millennials. It is available from Monday to Friday, at 10:30 p.m. (Colombia) and at 11 p.m. in the rest of Latin America, on TV, the Nat Geo Play app, Facebook (@natgeola) and YouTube (natgeola). #NG PWR! includes five [...]

Linda Ikeji to launch a new channel on DStv

After blogging for 11 years as Africas number one, 37-year-old and still single billionaire, Linda Ikeji, is set to take over the TV space with the launch of an entertainment and lifestyle channel on DSTV and online. Linda Ikeji, who made her fortunes from blogging, is currently putting lots of cable channel owners in fear [...]

LObs TV joined by Africanews in Senegal

Available in 38 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and already broadcast in Senegal on Canal+ offer, Africanews is reinforcing its presence in the land of Teranga, thanks to the partnership with the new media outlet L’Obs TV, a Futurs Médias Group entity, created by Youssou N’DOUR. Africanews was launched in 2016, stands out as the first [...]

DStv adds new channel Moja Love to its bouquet

The news about Moja Love channel joining DStv bouquet fell shortly after MultiChoice announced they will no longer offer ANN7 on any of their bouquet. Moja Love relates to all things that Cupid’s arrow strikes, will be launched on Valentine’s Day at 5pm on DStv channel 157. Brought by Siyaya TV, a 100% black-owned media [...]

Telefórmula to broadcast wrestling in Mexico

Mexican wrestling organization, the Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) announced that as of Sunday, February 11, wrestling transmissions will be available on Telefórmula network (Grupo Fórmula). This way, “the fans of the Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre will have one more space to enjoy this exciting world,” the CMLL said in a statement posted [...]