Tag Archives: M-net

M-Net to bring on board two new local productions

M-Net is adding two new local productions, Trackers, a 6-episode Deon Meyer crime novel adaptation; as well as House of Phalo, a period drama focused on the rise of Xhosa in the Eastern Cape. M-Net says the pay-TV broadcaster remains committed to local storytelling and that the slate of new productions will provide compelling viewing for DStv [...]

M-Net SA analogue broadcasting to be switched off in March

MultiChoice announced that it will switch off its analogue broadcast service for M-Net at the end of March, reports. MultiChoice said it will make an offer to customers depending on what services they currently have and assist them to migrate to digital reception. Relevant digital decoders and equipment will be provided for the installation. The [...]

Mzansi Magic is bringing Project Runway to SA

Project Runway is coming to Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) with a South African touch, with episodes of the designer competition reality show that will be broadcast on the channel from July. The Project Runway format is held by the infamous, The Weinstein Company (TWC) and local licensing versions are shopped by Fremantle Media International’s (FMI) [...]

M-Net to show African version of The Real Housewives

M-Net confirmed that South African version of The Real Housewives will be coming to DStv. The channel picked up the format licensing rights for a local South African version of the show for its new 1Magic (DStv 103) channel. For the past few years M-Net has been showing seasons of The Real Housewives, and the [...]

DStv launches first pop-up channel in 2018 celebrating Oscar Films

The first pop-up channel of 2018 on MultiChoice’s DStv satellite pay-TV platform will be the M-Net Movies Oscars pop up channel that will run from 1 to 28 February for DStv Premium subscribers. The pop-up channel will run on DStv channel 109 and will show multiple Oscar-winning films leading up to the 90th Academy Awards [...]

Dance show Dancing with the Stars make way to SA

The internationally acclaimed dance show, Dancing with the Stars, is set to hit South Africa. The show which will debut in February on M-Net will showcase dancing talents from local stars such as TV presenter Thembisa Mdoda, actress Zola Nombona and the former Miss SA, Liesl Laurie. On the other hand, on the judging panel [...]

VUZU AMP being replaced by 1Magic

As of 29th of January 2018, VUZU AMP, which is available on DStv Premium will be known as 1Magic. Three years after launching the M-Net AMP and M-Net Edge channels, M-Net and DStv are terminating VUZU AMP. 1Magic (DStv 103) will deliver the hottest local and international entertainment to DStv Premium and DStv Compact+ customers [...]

M-Net to broadcast Dancing with the Stars SA

2018 will see a new dance show, Dancing With The Stars, kicking off in South Africa on M-Net.  South Africans are globally known for their rhythm, and now the new show will have a group of celebrities pull out their best dance moves.  Dancing With The Stars South Africa will premiere on M-Net early next [...]

M-Net adds The Handmaids Tale to its channel

The post-apocalyptic show, The Handmaids Tale, will air on M-Net following the acquisition of the broadcast right by the company. The show will be aired on the channel on Monday 30th October at 10 p.m. The Handmaid’s Tale swept the 69th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards and became the toast of this year’s Emmy awards [...]

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver renewed for more seasons

The popular TV show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, watched on M-Net in South Africa and on DSTV across the whole Africa has been renewed for 3 seasons further, until 2020. The late night weekly talk show by HBO won the Creative Arts Emmys in the categories for outstanding interactive programme and outstanding picture [...]