Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Showmax to stream Real Housewives of Lagos

The Real Housewives of Lagos (RHOL) is set to be the first Nigerian instalment of the award-winning franchise, which is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group. This also marks the 16th international version of The Real Housewives format and the third to be adapted in Africa. RHOL will build on [...]

Manga Productions joins forces with MBC to stream ‘The Journey’ in MENA

Manga Production Company, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salmans MiSK Foundations affiliate, announced the signing of an agreement with MBC Group. As per the deal, the Saudi-Japanese movie titled The Journey will stream on the latters video on-demand platform, Shahid VIP, as from October 1, 2021. It was agreed that the film will be available in [...]

CNN launches the CNN Marketplace programming in the Middle East

CNN launched CNN Marketplace Middle East programming across TV and digital platforms to tell the business stories, shaping the region and examine how industries and corporations are adapting at a pivotal time of political, economic and social change. As from September 18, CNN Marketplace Middle East will offer CNNs global audience a front row seat [...]

MBC Group inks multi-platform deal with Animaccord for MENA

MBC Group has become the exclusive licensing agent for Animaccords children series Masha and the Bear in the MENA region. MBC Groups Licensing & Merchandising unit will provide Animaccord with a full 360-support solution, which includes but is not limited to inking consumer products deals, increasing and strengthening the presence of the Masha and the [...]

OSN to live-stream the Emmy Awards 2021

OSN will exclusively broadcast the 73rd edition of the Emmy Awards in the region, at the same time, as the event. OSN subscribers in the MENA region can have access to pre-ceremony on OSN Series First, starting at 01:00 AM KSA and the red-carpet entrances on September 20 at 02:00 AM KSA. The event will [...]

HONEY TV launches new cooking show titled ‘My Naija Plate’

Nigeria-based food entrepreneur, professional chef and YouTuber, Chef Winnie Nwania, is set to join HONEY TV in a fresh cooking show format called My Naija Plate that premieres on DStv channel 173 on September 14, 2021. In each 30-minute episode, Chef Winnie will take viewers on a whirlwind exploration of popular Nigerian dishes, from okra [...]

Sporty.com partners with NTA to simulcast its FTA broadcast in Nigeria

Sporty.com, an online sports media and entertainment brand, has partnered with NTA to simulcast its FTA broadcast of premium sports content. The pioneering arrangement brokered by Integral means Sporty.com Nigerian-based users will now be able to watch a simulcast of NTAs broadcast of exciting sports programmes. This deal will see Sporty.com as the official simulcast [...]

Showmax launches new original documentary on lockdown

Showmax announced on September 8 2021 via Twitter, the imminent release of the documentary titled United Apart SA – Lockdown Remembered. The feature marks the first documentary which aims to look at an aspect of the current status quo in the country. United Apart SA – Lockdown Remembered is a deep dive into South Africa’s [...]