Channel 198

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 24 Aug 2008


Channel 198 is a South African digital satellite channel which is part of the M-Net stable of channels on the DStv platform which is used exclusively to broadcast the 24-hour live feed of the reality competition series Big Brother Africa, since the third season in 2008.


DStv: Channel 198


576i (SDTV, 16:9)

Latest Updated Shows

Big Brother Mzansi

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Channel 198
Summary: Members of the public live in a specially constructed house and are viewed 24/7 by the audience, who also decide, via voting, who wins the game.
Starring: Lungile Radu, Lawrence Maleka

Big Brother Naija

Genre: Reality Competition
Channel: Channel 37, Channel 198
Summary: For 11 weeks we witness the drama, action, comedy and perhaps a few tears as 12 total strangers from Nigeria get to live together in one house.
Starring: Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

Big Brother Africa

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: Channel 37, Channel 198
Summary: Big Brother Africa is a South African reality television competition based on the international format Big Brother and produced by Endemol South Africa, in which 12 (14 in Season 4) contestants - each from different African countries - live together under 24-hour camera surveillance for 91 days, and are voted out weekly by viewers until one person is crowned the winner and receives a substantial cash prize.
Starring: Mark Pilgrim, KB Ngakane, I.K. Osakioduwa

Latest Articles

New on TV today: Sunday 19 July

19 Jul 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Farmers are revealed in a Boer Soek 'n Vrou special, as Big Brother Naija returns to 198.

New on TV today: Sunday 9 February

09 Feb 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
24/7 reality show Ultimate Love starts on DStv 198 and the 10th kykNET Fiëstas air live.

Four DStv channels open up for EasyView to Family bouquets over Easter weekend

23 Mar 2015 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: DStv
Big Brother Mzansi and three other DStv channels will open to the EasyView, Access, Select and Family subscribers over the Easter weekend.


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