Tag Archives: e.tv

e.tv stop airing WWE South Africa

e.tv announced WWE no longer be airing on the its channels from 1 September 2017. However, the broadcaster announced earlier last week that it will be airing long-running soapie ‘Days of our Lives’ on OpenView HD and DStv from 4 September. In a media statement the channel announced that it will not be renewing its [...]

e.tv South Africa deploys summer campaign

et.v has realigned the visual identity of the eFamily of Channels to that of the e.tv mother brand. Previously, each channel was represented by a different colour, however now, all the e channels are now clearly one family and boast the e.tv red colour. The channels, e.tv, eExtra, eMovies, eMovies Extra and eToonz, each offer [...]

Nandi Nyembe to star in Roots Drama series on e.tv

Roots, the internationally acclaimed drama series, is making its way back to SA through the local channel e.tv starting from Monday featuring an array of local and international stars such as Nandi Nyembe, Nokuthula Ledwaba, and Mbulelo Grootman starring alongside international actors Forest Whitaker, Lawrence Fishburne, Anika Rose, Malachi Kirby and Anna Paquin. The four-part [...]

Famous drama Roots to air on e.tv

The world-famous drama, Roots, starring Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Anna Paquin and Malachi Kirby, and featuring local stars Nokuthula Ledwaba, Mbulelo Grootboom and Nandi Nyembe, is coming to free-to-air television on e.tv on Monday, 6 November at 20h30. The chronicles of an African man sold into slavery in America and his descendants. In the 1770s [...]

e.tv in South Africa to air reality show Hangman

Hangman, a television reality show will premiere on e.tv October 8. The show aims to uncover South Africas greatest innovator. The Cell C original series will also be streamed online hosted by Maps Maponyane.  Hangman consists of two different content streams. The first is the actual reality series, which will be broadcast on e.tv as [...]

e.tv switching timeslots to air Broken Vows and eNews

In a move to raise their ratings, e.tv will switch the timeslots of its telenovela Broken Vows and the prime-time TV News bulletin, eNews Direct. Part of the Channels acquisition, Days of Our Lives, e.tv is doing a significant retooling of the prime-time schedule from September with Days to air at 17.30.  The music show [...]

e.tv grabs Days of Our Lives from the SABC

The hugely popular American day time soap Days of Our Lives will air on e.tv as from Monday 4 September at 17:30. The highly applauded tv soap which was not given much value on SABC, is now jumping to e.tv where it is being restored to its rightful early primetime.  This comes after the SABC, [...]

Former South African Communication Minister wins court battle for TV encryption

Faith Muthambi, the former South African Communication minister has won the case against e.tv to support non-encryption of set-top boxes. The conclusion of the case could now pave the way for the finalisation of the much-delayed digital-migration process. However, the new Communication Minister Ayanda Dlodlo backed the encryption of set-top boxes in line with ANC [...]

e.tv reveals four new channels on DStv

South African firm e.tv is adding four new channels to its package which will be available on DStv. The channels will be available as from 17 May 2017. As of today e.tv channels have only been available on Platco Digitals OpenViewHD (OVHD) while eXtra on On Digital Media (ODM). Now eMovies +, eMovies Extra, eExtra [...]

e.tv to discontinue Zulu TV news

Only three years and a half after its first diffusion Zulu TV news, the daily news bulletin has been cancelled by e.tv. e.tv is the fifth terrestrial television channel in South Africa and eNCAs news division, the first 24h news service in the country. The length of the show was half an hour and produced [...]