Category Archives: TV channels / Content

¡Hola! TV launches on Liberty Puerto Rico

¡Hola! TV announced the increase of its distribution in Puerto Rico after reaching an agreement with Liberty, one of the country’s main pay TV operator. The channel is available from September 1 on packages Español de Primera’, ‘Ultimate Plus’ and ‘Spanish Tier Plus’ on channels 146 SD and 346 HD. “We are very pleased to [...]

SABC1 to air new celebrity quiz show Tropika Smoooth Fan in SA

SABC1 will be broadcasting Tropika Smoooth Fan, an exciting celebrity show which will be looking for the smoothest fans of some South Africas biggest celebrities to put their skills and celeb-knowledge to test for a chance to win 16526 USD cash and a vehicle. The show will be hosted by Rorisang Thandekiso. The show will [...]

Gaumont acquires distribution rights to “El Capo”

Gaumont the studio behind Narcos has acquired distribution rights to all three seasons of El Chapo, after signing an agreement with Story House Entertainment. This way, Gaumont now has the international distribution rights, including digital rights in the U.S. Following the success of Gaumonts series Narcos, El Chapo clearly demonstrates the worldwide audiences fascination with [...]

DirecTV secures UEFA national team rights

Pay TV operator DirecTV has signed an agreement with European soccer’s governing body UEFA to broadcast in Latin America the competitions of UEFAs national teams during the period 2018-2022. Under the deal, the operator will broadcast the European qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as well as the first two [...]

MultiChoice to air OUTtv pop-up channel in SA

MultiChoice will broadcast OUTtv pop-up channel, the gay-focused channel aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQI+) community as from 4 October to 4 November in South Africa. OUTtv which is available in Canada, New Zealand and across Europe, will be available on MultiChoices DStv and will comprise of movies, drama, lifestyle, comedy, reality, [...]

e.TV Ghana inks partnership deal with VOA

e.TV Ghana, your world of quality entertainment, collaborates with Voice of America (VOA) to beam exciting current affairs content across Africa and beyond. The content acquisition partnership between e.TV Ghana and VOA will educate and inform viewers of e. TV Ghana around the country. As part of the deal, viewers of e.TV Ghana will enjoy [...]

StarTimes rolls out ‘Adepa TV’ channel in Ghana

StarTimes has introduced a brand-new channel focused at promoting Ghanaian content. The channel, Adepa TV, launched on September 1 with the exclusive aim of giving its viewers rich local content movies, series, music and more. According to Adepa TV, the companys commitment to Ghana will support the general wellbeing of Ghanaians. The Head of [...]

TV Africa suspends Afia Schwarzenegger’s Show

TV Africa has temporarily stopped Afia Schwarzeneggers comedy show. The ‘Political Police’ show, which is broadcasted on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm has encountered series of debates as the hostess Afia Schwarzenegger has been attacking decision makers and celebrities. TV Africa which was re-branded by the new owners a few years ago, is facing problems [...]

EIB Network rolls out Fiesta Music Video Channel in Ghana

EIB Network, in collaboration with Omnis 2131 to introduce Fiesta, an entertainment music video channel focused on Africa which will be available on DStv 329 and GOtv 159 on September 5. Fiesta is a 24-hour TV channel which consists of a wide range of programming genres, including lifestyle, music, events, entertainment news bulletins and many more. The programme on the channel [...]

Homebase TV to beam Obaapa Beauty Pageant

Homebase TV will air a new show called Obaapa Beauty Pageant 2018. The accomplishments made by women in education, intelligence, leadership, independence, commitment to humanity and a desire for peace throughout the country will be the focus and key areas during the contest. The pageant will highlight the inner and outer beauty of the modern woman [...]