Category Archives: TV channels / Content

SABC to air Bafana matches after four-year deal

The South African Broadcasting Association (SABC) and the South African Football Association (SAFA) have finally reached a four- year deal that will see Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana matches broadcast on terrestrial television. The agreement will start with live coverage on SABC 1 of Bafanas Nelson Mandela Challenge clash with Mali. The deal includes all [...]

Discovery Channel open to more DStv subscribers in October

Discovery Channel will be accessible to all DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers from 11 October to 18 November 2019. According to a statement released by the company customers will enjoy content such as Gold Rush and Street Outlaws, and a special premiere of the Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg series, Why We Hate.  We [...]

Canal+ launches reality show about basketball in Gabon

Canal+ is launching, Basketball Academy a reality show on basketball, shot in Gabon.  The show follows the journey of 20 young Gabonese players aged 15 to 18 who want to become the best players of the Gabonese national under-18 team who represented the country during the tournament “United Basketball Africa” in Benin. 6 episodes will [...]

Telemicro Internacional to exclusively broadcast several matches of the Dominican Professional Baseball League

Thema America, a Canal+ Group company, announced that Telemicro Internacional will broadcast selected matches of the Dominican Republic Professional Baseball League (LIDOM). The League consists of six teams, representing different cities of the Caribbean country. Some of its players are stars of the US major and minor leagues, and other Dominican players, who also play [...]

Endemol Shine Brazil, SKOL and Facebook launch first social soap opera in Brazil

Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group announced that Endemol Shine Brazil has partnered with Ambevs SKOL brand and Facebook Brazil to launch the countrys first digital soap opera. Tour das Tours, the first script project from Endemol Shine Brazil, is premiering today on Facebook Brazil. The series features 11 episodes that are [...]

Sony to produce Colombian cyclist Rigo Uran series

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced it has acquired the rights to tell Rigoberto Uran story, Colombian cyclist who will be the central point of this project produced by SPT and filmed in Colombia and several European countries under Ana Bonds leadership. We are deeply excited to work with Rigo -as he is commonly known- in [...]

Paramount Channel launches its first Mexican produced original series

Paramount Channel Latin America is launching Dani Who?, its first  Mexican produced original series. This is a science fiction thriller set in the 1990s, which can be watched throughout Latin America on Sundays, starting  next November 3rd. The series will also be available on Amazon Prime Video, where it will be possible to access the [...]

STARZPLAY to air ‘Vikings’ season finale in MENA

Vikings fans who have been waiting for the season finale will be happy to know that the hit drama series is back for its sixth and final season with a highly awaited two-hour premiere airing on December 5, 2019. Fans across MENA can enjoy the show on the same day it airs in the US on STARZPLAY, the [...]

Showmax begins the production of second original comedy

After the success of Talis Wedding Diary and The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax has revealed its next original series Woke in Progress. Woke in Progress is a comedy series of two broke, tryna-be-woke twenty-somethings as they tackle life in Johannesburg. Showmax highlighted in a press release, Having just found out shes adopted, 22-year-old Martie has come to Joburg [...]

Canal + to launch a Gabonese reality show “Basket Academy”

The Director of Canal + Sport channels, Pierre Chaudesaygues has officialized the launch of the first sports series made in Gabon called “Basket Academy”, which will be aired exclusively on the Canal + sports channels on 11 October. Basket Academy is a reality show by Canal + with 6 episodes. 55 people have been mobilized during [...]