Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 03 Aug 2015

Contact details:
137 Bram Fischer Dr

Tel: +27 (0)11 686-6000
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kykNET NOU! is a South African variety, lifestyle and music 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 August 2015 as a partner channel to kykNET, replacing the now-defunct kykNET Musiek channel.


DStv: Channel 146
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family


576i (SDTV, 16:9)


On 3 August, 2015 kykNET Musiek was given a makeover with the birth of kykNET NOU!, which still has a strong focus on music programming, but with a repositioning of the content to incorporate entertainment in a broader sphere.
Additional programming includes variety, lifestyle and music programs which showcase popular Afrikaans artists and their music videos across a wide variety of genres.

The channel also tunes in live to radio stations, with plans at launch to broadcast live music directly.

Programming at launch included Die Groot Ontbyt on weekday mornings, Jou Show met Emo, #MyMusiek, Singstories, Fiësta, digiTAAL, Republiek van Zoid Afrika, #LekkerTV, Jukebox, Bravo!, Sing in Harmonie, JAM and Leef jou Reis.

kykNET NOU! positions itself as "home for a variety of relevant, original, fresh, creative, energetic and the latest entertainment of the highest quality in Afrikaans".


3 August 2015 - 30 March 2017

Since 30 March 2017

Latest Updated Shows


Genre: Drama, Teen Drama
Channel: kykNET & kie, kykNET NOU!
Summary: Centres around a dance school which becomes the safe haven for various characters within a community, each lost and battling for a sense of connection.

Republiek van Zoid Afrika

Genre: Music, Talk Show, Variety
Channel: kykNET, kykNET NOU!, kykNET & kie
Summary: Karen Zoid, best known as a rock singer with hits like Afrikaners is Plesierig and Engel makes the transition to late-night talk show host on kykNET.
Starring: Karen Zoid

The Voice South Africa

Genre: Music, Reality Competition
Channel: M-Net, M-Net City, kykNET NOU!, Mzansi Wethu, Vuzu
Summary: Music superstars coach only the most talented vocalists in this singing competition, which sees singers being chosen based on their voices alone.
Starring: Lungile Radu, Stacey Norman, Bobby van Jaarsveld

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