Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Disney EMEA to launch two African series in MENA

Disney EMEA announced the launch of two new African series, the sci-fi anthology series Kizazi Moto: Generation of Fire, a 10-part collection of original films that will premiere on the streaming service in 2022 and a musical kids show titled Kiff from South Africa. Michael Paull, President, Disney+ and ESPN+, The Walt Disney Company, added: [...]

Showmax to air new reality show

Showmax has just announced the first look trailer for Uthando Lodumo, the three-part reality show which will premiere on the streaming service at the end of June. The reality show will follow Bongekile Simelane and Mandla Maphumulo, better known as gqom superstars Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha.Uthando Lodumo is produced and directed by Safta winner Thomas [...]

Intigral to broadcast summer content line-up on Jawwy TV

Intigral has announced the launch of an array of new titles for the summer season on its OTT platform Jawwy TV, ranging from original titles to exclusive Arab and Western films and series comprising of numerous genres. Content additions encompass several exclusive shows mainly pan-Arab series DownTown a contemporary drama that conveys various romantic stories [...]

Shahid VIP to roll out first Arab sci-fi drama series

Shahid VIP, the premium, subscription-based service of Shahid is set to stream the first Arabs original series Hells Gate. Hells Gate is produced by Cedars Art Production (Sabbah Brothers). Directed by Emmy award-winner Amin Dora, Hells Gate unites a host of talent from the region, including Palestinian actor Adam Bakri, alongside Lebanons Cynthia Samuel, Fadi [...]

Extreme E launches Twitch channel

Extreme E has partnered with video game development and entertainment company One Earth Rising to create HighVoltage, a new channel on Twitch.tv the live streaming platform for gamers. Hosted daily, the Twitch.tv streaming channel will be home to the video games and competitions while highlighting #racefortheplanet the channels purpose-driven message. The channel will [...]

Wi-Flix launched in Nigeria with offers for MTN subscribers

Wi-flix, Africas fastest-growing video-on-demand and live TV platform, has taken a monumental stride by announcing the launch of its services in Nigeria for customers on the MTN Network. After successful launches and uptakes in Kenya and Ghana, with this announcement, the streaming service is now available to consumers in Africas biggest economy offering 360-degree [...]