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kykNET & kie

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 09 Apr 2013

Contact details:
137 Bram Fischer Dr
Blairgowrie
Randburg
Gauteng
2194

Tel: +27 (0)11 686-6000
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About

kykNET & kie is a South African  general entertainment television channel, part of the M-Net stable of channels, which broadcasts in Afrikaans. Owned by pay-TV operator M-Net, it was launched on the DStv satellite service in April 2013 as a partner channel to kykNET.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 145
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family

PICTURE FORMAT

16:9 (720p, HDTV)

ABOUT

kykNET & kie is targeted at Afrikaans-speakers, be it their home language or even their second language, as a television channel with local flavour. kykNET is produced by M-Net and it broadcasts only in Afrikaans.

It was introduced as part of the new "Family" bouquet on DStv in April 2013 and features a mix of (mostly) series reruns from other channels (kykNET, SABC2, etc.) alongside some original programming.

The channel began with its own talk show, Kollig, as well as shows that had previously aired on kykNET like Toks en Tjops, BVP, Dagbreek, Enuus, Villa Rosa and Binneland.

Other shows included Agter Elke Man, kykNET's first ever drama series Song vir Katryn and the retro sitcom Alie Barber, starring a young Emo Adams and his brother Luqmaan.

Programming includes everything from talk shows to variety and music programmes, dramas, reality competition series and cooking shows.

In 2015 the channel launched a presenter search (Aanbeider Soektog 2015) to find two new continuity presenters.

In October 2016 the channel was upgraded from SD to HDTV (720p).

LOGOS

9 April 2013 - 30 March 2017



Since 30 March 2017


Latest Updated Shows

Binnelanders

Genre: Drama, Soap Opera
Channel: M-Net, kykNET, kykNET & kie
Summary: Set against the backdrop of an upmarket private hospital, Binneland Clinic, the series revolves around the lives of a group of medical professionals.
Starring: Hans Strydom, Gys de Villiers, Dawid Minnaar


Arendsvlei

Genre: Telenovela
Channel: kykNET & kie
Summary: Telenovela which revolves around a semi-private high school on the Cape Flats run by the Cupido family, in the fictitious community of Arendsvlei.
Starring: Jolene Martin, Oscar Petersen, Celeste Matthews


Fishy Fêshuns

Genre: Comedy
Channel: SABC2, SABC Encore, kykNET & kie
Summary: Sitcom based on the BBC sitcom The Rag Trade which revolves around the goings on between workers and their boss in a clothing factory in Cape Town.
Starring: Russel Savadier, June van Merch, Marie Pentz


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Sunday 18 November

18 Nov 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Nat Geo goes Inside North Korea's Dynasty, Die Boekklub returns to kykNET & kie and C+I has two religious cult specials.


New on TV today: Friday 16 November

16 Nov 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin laugh it up on Netflix, Vuzu gets Speechless and WW2 Treasure Hunters return to HISTORY.


Arendsvlei Teasers - November 2018

31 Oct 2018 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Arendsvlei Teasers | 2 comments
A skeleton key unlocks secrets for Wendy.


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