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Africa Magic unveiled new drama series in Nigeria

Africa Magic unveiled an exciting lineup of new original programming set to hit DStv screens from October at an exclusive media launch in Lagos, Nigeria. Following an earlier announcement of two new telenovelas, Dilemma and Venge, the channel announced the premiere of two additional series, The Rishantes and Movement (Japa), in November. Africa Magic viewers [...]

DStv to debut new channel ‘Me’ in November

MultiChoice and M-Net are ending both the M-Net City and VUZU channels on DStv at the end of October and will combine their content into yet another new M-Net packaged channel called Me from November. After Disney ended and took away its FOX general entertainment channel on DStv and StarSat, some DStv subscribers were shocked [...]

Etisalat & STARZPLAY to live-stream ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 in MENA

Etisalat has secured the rights from Star TV Network to broadcast the ICC Mens T20 World Cup across the MENA region. It has partnered with the SVOD platform STARZPLAY to ensure wider availability throughout MENA. The broadcast rights for the MENA region belong exclusively to Etisalat and the partnership with STARZPLAY will give cricket fans [...]

Showmax released preview of new season of Black Tax

Showmax took to Twitter on September 29, to share the first look of the upcoming season of Black Tax. For the month of September 2021, Showmax, along with BET Africa, have been on a promotional campaign ahead of the airing of their jointly-produced original comedy series. Lead actress, Jo-Anne Reyneke is reprising her role as [...]

Talpa Concepts teams up with Blue Engine Studios in MENA

Netherlands-based TV content development company Talpa Concepts and Dubai-based Blue Engine Studios (BES) have teamed up to launch the formats from the Talpa catalogue in the MENA region. The company plans to target pan-Arab media and the expanding OTT market. Under this deal, Blue Engine Studios has secured exclusive access to catalogues, such as Avastars, [...]

Paramount Hotel Dubai unveils filmmaking competition ‘We Create Drama’

Paramount Hotel Dubai has launched the filmmaking competition called We Create Drama, where aspiring participants have to submit a 3-10-minute script of any genre, with a crew, cast and equipment list. The best 15 scripts will get a chance to shoot at the Paramount Hotel Dubai. Applicants must be available to shoot in Dubai in [...]

BeIN Sports to live-stream UEFA Women’s Champions League in MENA

BeIN Sports will exclusively live-stream the UEFA Womens Champions League for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The league is set to take place from October 5 until May 22, 2022. The UEFA Womens Champions League is part of beINs womens sports portfolio and its wider beINSPIRED corporate commitment, in [...]