Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Stroomop now accessible on DSTV Box Office

The adventure movie, Stroomop (Ivan Bothas directorial debut) that was available on the big screen and earned 510474.44 USD (R7 434 677) at the local box office, is now available on the DStv Box Office. Pieter Geldenhuys from Filmfinity (Pty) Ltd, stated, Stroomop had an exceptional run of 11 weeks on circuit and is up to date the biggest [...]

Fox Sports announces anti-piracy summit

Fox Sports Latin America announced that it will organize its first international anti-piracy summit, focused on sports, to be held in Mexico on February 20 & 21. The event will gather clubs, associations, sports federations, TV networks, pay TV operators and regulators to discuss practices to stop the theft of sports content, boost the industry [...]

DStv Compact subscribers can now enjoy La Liga soccer

DStv Compact subscribers can now enjoy La Liga soccer matches as it has been added to the package. SuperSport 7 HD that is home to La Liga in South Africa went live yesterday for Compact subscribers. The Chief Executive of SuperSport, Gideon Khobane, declared, The DStv Compact customer has generally over the last few years [...]

Viacom and Porta dos Fundos announce new original series in Brazil

Viacom and Brazilian comedy producer Porta dos Fundos announced the new original series “Homens?, which is expected to premiere in March 2019 on Comedy Central. “Homens?” is the second production of Porta dos Fundos for Comedy Central, the first was “Borges”, which is also available on Netflix. The group also produced “O Grande Gonzalez” for [...]

DirecTV launches four local channels in Argentina

With the aim of consolidating its programming offer in the different provinces, DirecTV announced the addition of fourth new local channels of Argentina: Canal Siete and Canal 9 from Mendoza, Canal 13 from Río Cuarto (Córdoba) and Canal de la Ciudad (The channel of the City of Buenos Aires). “DirecTV works to provide its customers [...]

NTV to air BBC’s Smart Money Show

Smart Money was launched officially on Monday, October 22, 2018 with a nearly all-African-journalists team behind sharing the compelling entrepreneurship stories under the BBC Smart Money banner. The first production of the BBC Smart Money will be available on seven local channels, with Kenyas NTV set to air the program on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10.05 [...]

Canal + International rolls out first original series Invisibles in Africa

Canal + International will introduce its first original series in Africa called Invisibles exclusively on its platform at the end of this month. Co-produced by Canal + International and Tsk Studios, Invisibles is a large-scale production, also supported by the Fonds Image de la Francophonie (OIF) and support from the French Media Development Agency (CFI). [...]

Industry leaders to discuss the value of exclusive content in pay TV competition

The next edition of NexTV CEO Latin America, on November 1 & 2 in Miami, will have an executive panel that will discuss the value of exclusive content in pay TV competition, with the participation of DirecTV Colombia and premium TV networks Fox and HBO. The panel will feature José Daniel Gómez, general manager of [...]

BBC News Africa to launch new programme ‘Smart Money’

Smart Money is an exclusive half-hour weekly programme available next week across the continent. The show will give viewers an extensive look at current money and business concerns across Africa, also realistic and inspirational financial information from African entrepreneurs. The programme will give the opportunity to a team of expert presenters to bring a variety of stories,  which is [...]