DStv to introduce new telenovela channel ‘Novela Magic’

MultiChoice Group and M-Net have announced that channel ‘Novela Magic’ is coming to the DStv platform. The channel, “Novela Magic” will be available on Friday, November 27 at 6pm.

‘Novela Magic’ will provide all the best African telenovelas to viewers. The channel will also honour the vast range of cultures and languages on the continent through a diversity of original homegrown stories and local creative talent.

The Executive of Programming from MultiChoice, Nkateko Mabaso, said, “For over 30 years M-Net has been bringing to audiences across the African continent compelling stories that harnesses the imagination of our viewers while also showcasing the vast talent that is harboured on the continent. We want to continue this legacy of showcasing the best African stories with themes that resonate and engage our viewers, hence the launch of this new channel Novela Magic.”

Moreover, the telenovelas in the language of the country of origin will be dubbed into English.

“Novela Magic” will be available in phases, starting with the Southern African region from Friday, November 27 at 6pm for DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact and Family customers.

The channel will air from Monday to Sunday with the last programme ending at 9.30pm SA time.