Category Archives: TV channels / Content

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 [...]

Turner Africa chooses Greenworld Communications in Nigeria for newly launched channels

Turner Africa is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with Greenworld Communications in Nigeria. This partnership will offer Greenworlds clients access to advertising solutions on some of its iconic, high-quality channels operating across the continent: newly launched TNT, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. We are extremely excited to work with Turner Africa and its prestigious [...]

Global Citizen Festival organisation collaborates with DStv, SABC and MTV International for Mandela 100 concert

On Sunday, 2 December 2018, the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 concert will be held at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. The festival will aid to alleviate extreme poverty and the free-ticketed event will showcase the likes of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Sho Madjozi and Cassper Nyovest performing on stage. Recently, the Global [...]

Kwesé partners with Kalakoda Boxing to beam the Friday Fight Nights Series in Nigeria

Kwesé collaborates with Kalakoda Boxing Promotions to bring the Friday Fight Nights series dubbed, Chaos in Lagos, to Nigeria on October 26. The much-anticipated rematch between Chomunorwa Sting Gondarenda and Tony Sugar Salam for Gondarendas WBF Africa Cruiserweight title will take place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Chaos in Lagos. With Kwesés [...]

Disney announces two original series

Disney Media Distribution Latin America (DMDLA) announced – during Mipcom 2018 in Cannes – the production of two new original series: “Americana” and “Cazadores de milagros” (Miracle Hunters”). The first title will be developed with Naim Media Group (NMG). This 10-episode series will take place in Brazil in late 19th-century. The story will focus on [...]

Canal Plus Sport to beam Boxing Gala “JAB & VIBES” live in Senegal

Vivendi Sports is pushing its pawns in Africa. After a cycling race homologated by the Union Cycliste Internationale in Cameroon, the entity of the Group in charge of the conception and the realization of sporting events organizes the World Championship IBO (International Boxing Organization) of light weights, in collaboration with Malamine Koné Event, at the [...]