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CHANNEL NEWS Schedule alert! A heads-up that new telenovela channel tlnovelas launched on DStv (Channel 133) on the evening of Monday, 14 September (From Premium to Family). MultiChoice's communications agency told TVSA it was launching on 1 October BUT clearly that isn't the case.
1 Comment | 14 Sep 2020 18:51
CHANNEL NEWS TNT movie channel to launch on StarSat on Tuesday, 15 September, on Channel 186.
Comments | 07 Sep 2020 09:40
CHANNEL NEWS M-Net Movie Channels to be reduced from six to four channels on 1 September: M-Net Movies 1, 2, 3 and 4. Available on Premium - 1 to 4. On Compact Plus and Compact - 3 and 4. On Family and Access - 4.
Comments | 31 Aug 2020 12:46
CHANNEL NEWS WildEarth pop-up channel now available on DStv on Channel 183 on Premium and Compact Plus. Features daily, virtual live safari shows from wildlife locations including The Greater Kruger, KZN and the Kalahari. Pops-up until 25 November.
Comments | 27 Aug 2020 18:33
CHANNEL NEWS Five pop-up channels coming to DStv over the coming months: tlnovelas (Mexican novelas), ZooMoo (Canadian kids channel), KIX (African action movies), Timeless Drama Channel (Turkish novelas) and tvN (Korean drama channel). KIX to be available on Premium, Compact Plus and Compact. No confirmation from DStv on the others yet - will keep you posted. Keep a lookout on TVSA for channel broadcast dates.
Comments | 21 Aug 2020 11:48
CHANNEL NEWS CuriosityStream on DStv changes name to Curiosity Channel to differentiate it from the global streaming service and Curiosity on Demand. Also introduces new themed nights as at August 2020.
Comments | 19 Aug 2020 12:13
CHANNEL NEWS Eventually! FOX catches up with the latest season of Killing Eve. Season 3 premieres on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 at 20h45, following on after Season 2.
Comments | 29 Jul 2020 18:32
CHANNEL NEWS eNCA adds third new show to its line-up within a month-and-a-half: Style Syndicate, hosted by The Tea with Lindi's Lindiwe Sithole. Features fashion, property profiles, celebrities and fast cars. Premieres Friday, 24 July at 21h30.
Comments | 23 Jul 2020 12:53
CHANNEL NEWS It's the big 10 for Mzansi Magic this week. The channel's been on air for a decade, having first debuted on DStv on Monday, 12 July 2010.
Comments | 13 Jul 2020 10:03
CHANNEL NEWS The M-Net channels are turning into soap-suds. They're taking over from where ITV Choice left off by adding long-running British soapies Coronation Street and Emmerdale to their line-up, as a third soapie alongside their new local one Legacy. Corrie and Emmie to air on M-Net City and Legacy to air on M-Net.
Comments | 07 Jul 2020 11:37
CHANNEL NEWS Crime + Investigation channel makes South African comeback after being ripped from DStv. It's now available on streaming service Viu as Crime + Investigation Play. Lifetime also now available on Viu as Lifetime Play (while remaining on DStv). Both are on Viu's Premium paid-for service.
Comments | 01 Jul 2020 16:52
CHANNEL NEWS Gospel singer HLE (Hlengiwe Ntombela Hlengiwe) to host new variety show on One Gospel titled Adlib. Premieres Wednesday, 1 July at 17h30 with Idols winner Khaya Mthethwa as first guest.
Comments | 01 Jul 2020 15:56
CHANNEL NEWS M-Net loads the first episodes of three series on Catch Up before their premieres on the channel. They are: Perry Mason, I Know This Much Is True and The Sinner 3. See the comments box for their schedules>>
1 Comment | 27 Jun 2020 14:18
CHANNEL NEWS M-Net Binge pop-up channel (114) extended to 31 July 2020. Series in the June line-up include Westworld 1 and 2, Entourage 3, 4 and 5 and Watchmen.
Comments | 03 Jun 2020 12:15
CHANNEL NEWS TV journalist Freek Robinson goes into retirement after 45 years of broadcasting. He leaves eNuus after a decade.
1 Comment | 01 Jun 2020 09:46
CHANNEL NEWS Reminder: DStv Compact Plus channels have been made available to Compact viewers from 1 to 29 May. Tap the comments box for the available channels>>
1 Comment | 05 May 2020 19:51
CHANNEL NEWS M-Net Binge channel (114) extends to 28 June and daily times change. Channel now starts at 20h00 on weekdays and 19h00 on weekends because of the high age restrictions of shows.
Comments | 05 May 2020 10:01
CHANNEL NEWS SABC launches new channel SABC Education on Monday, 4 May - on YouTube and on DTT. It caters to foundation, intermediate, high school, as well as civic and tertiary education.
1 Comment | 01 May 2020 12:20
CHANNEL NEWS DStv opens up Compact Plus channels to Compact viewers from 1 to 29 May. Tap the comments box for the channels line-up>>
3 Comments | 24 Apr 2020 12:58
CHANNEL NEWS E! Entertainment extends to DStv Compact (Channel 124) from Tuesday, 14 April. And yes, it's a permanent set-up and not a glorified up-sell.
2 Comments | 09 Apr 2020 09:40
CHANNEL NEWS DStv to launch Easter weekend pop-up channel: Africa Easter Channel, on 344, featuring church sermons from different denominations and gospel artists including Lebo Sekgobela, Dr. Tumi, Hillsong, William McDowell and Sis Ribs. Goes live from Thursday 9 April to the 13th.
Comments | 30 Mar 2020 11:06
CHANNEL NEWS A repeats channel called kykNET Lekker launches on DStv on 148 on Monday, 9 March to give Access viewers access to the kykNET library. Series include Suidooster (from Season 1), Binnelanders (from Season 4) and Jou Show met Emo.
Comments | 28 Feb 2020 17:34
CHANNEL NEWS Zee World's short-running Snatched ends on Zee World on 27 March. What's next at 18h00? A family drama Our Perfect Place.
Comments | 24 Feb 2020 14:31


New on TV today: Tuesday 29 September

Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back returns to BBC Lifestyle.

Game of Love Teasers - October 2020

Preparations for the Shivika wedding go ahead but on the day there are bad omens and a mystery woman.

Mehek 3 Teasers - October 2020

Who is Vandana really????

New! Isono Teasers - September 2020

Introducing the first teasers for BET's new 21h30 novela ahead of its premiere tonight...

Isono Teasers - October 2020

Ever tried to outwit a blackmailer? This is Mary's mission.

7de Laan Teasers - October 2020

Romeo has a hard time and Gabby notices.

Series Review: The Boys Episode 6

This episode felt like: Usher's Confessions song with blown heads, massive penises and shaven heads, who are not necessarily Nazis.

Arendsvlei Teasers - October 2020

New season! Your first look at what to expect from Season 3 ahead of its premiere tonight...

New on TV today: Monday 28 September

Isono: The Sin finally debuts on BET and a run of Downton Abbey starts on BBC Brit.

New on TV today: Sunday 27 September

Wildlife series Dynasties starts on SABC3 and two Battle of Britain docs air on HISTORY.


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