M-Net Series Showcase

Broadcast on: Defunct
Active from: 09 Jul 2013
Active until: 19 Oct 2014

Contact details:
137 Bram Fischer Dr
Blairgowrie
Randburg
Gauteng
2194

Tel: +27 (0)11 686-6000

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About

M-Net Series Reality is a defunct South African digital satellite television channel which was part of the "M-Net Series" stable of M-Net shows on the DStv platform which connected the viewer to "big characters and big names on television".

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 113
Bouquet: Premium

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 4:3) - Terrestrial
576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv
1080i (HDTV, 16:9) - DStv

M-Net Series Showcase was one of three channels that arose from the now-defunct M-Net Series channel in July 2013, the other two being M-Net Series Reality and M-Net Series Zone.

M-Net Showcase was the high-definition playground of the series world's latest big-name shows with all its flamboyant characters. The channel features fresh, superior quality content in all popular genres - from comedy and drama to fantasy, crime and suspense.

These first-class shows include new seasons of Mad Men, Criminal Minds and Defiance, and all the latest showstoppers from the USA.

Most of the series could be seen on African TV for the first time, close to their US debuts.

The channel closed down on Sunday 19 October 2014, at 23h59, along with premium sister channel M-Net Series Reality. They were replaced by two new premium, HD channels in the M-Net stable: Vuzu Amp and M-Net Edge. The reason for their closure was that M-Net felt their premium content was being limited by genre-based channels.


Latest Updated Shows

Dexter

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Channel: M-Net, Top One, FOX Crime, M-Net Action, FOX Africa, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Showcase
Summary: Crime thriller about a likeable forensics expert for the Miami Metro Police Department who moonlights as a serial killer with his own brand of justice.
Starring: Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter


The Mindy Project

Genre: Comedy
Channel: M-Net Series, Vuzu, M-Net Series Showcase, Vuzu Amp, M-Net City
Summary: Comedy from Mindy Kaling that follows a woman who, despite having a successful career as an OB/GYN, needs to break bad habits in her personal life.
Starring: Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks


Franklin & Bash

Genre: Comedy-Drama
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net Edge, M-Net City
Summary: Legal comedy-drama series about two streetwise, unconventional attorneys who are hired by a prestigious law firm to breathe new life into it.
Starring: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer, Reed Diamond


Latest Articles

FAQs on Vuzu AMP and M-Net Edge

29 Sep 2014 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: DStv | 1 comment
An FAQ with answers about the new M-Net Edge and Vuzu AMP channels, the shutdown of the two M-Net Series channels - and what's happening with Vuzu.


The Killing series finale: hott, hott, hott

11 Sep 2014 | Written by: Tashi | From: Tashi's TV
The Killing reached it's end on M-Net Series Showcase on Wednesday (10th) and solved the mystery of Holder and Linden to deliver a perfect finish.


M-Net, Vuzu spin-offs to replace M-Net Series Reality, Showcase

05 Aug 2014 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: M-Net | 6 comments
In October DStv launches M-Net and Vuzu spin-off channels and closes down M-Net Series Showcase and Reality. Both new channels are still unnamed.


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