eExtra

Broadcast on: OpenView HD
Active from: 01 Apr 2017

About

eExtra is a South African digital satellite television channel which replaced the defunct eKasi+ channel on OpenView HD, offering a variety of premium entertainment in HD including sitcoms, drama series, reality, telenovelas, court shows, lifestyle and movies.

AVAILABILITY

OpenView HD: Channel 105

PICTURE FORMAT

576i, 16:9 (SDTV)
1080p, 16:9 (HDTV)
1080i, 16:9 (HDTV)

ABOUT

eExtra was announced on Friday 3 March, 2017 as a replacement for OpenView HD's flagship channel eKasi+  in direct response to the feedback from viewers who wanted more series, according to e.tv's GM: Group Content Services, Ziyanda Mngomezulu.

The channel went live on Saturday 1 April, 2017, at 05h00, broadcasting 24 hours.

eExtra offers a variety of premium entertainment in HD, including sitcoms, drama series, reality, telenovelas, court shows, lifestyle and movies. The channel was positioned as "young, urban, modern and cosmopolitan."

The channel offers more series and movies than its predecessor, with predominantly international shows. At launch, some of the titles broadcast were House, Mayday, Burn Notice and Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce.


Latest Updated Shows

Broken Vows

Genre: Telenovela
Channel: e.tv, eExtra
Summary: Telenovela set against the backdrop of a family-owned wedding planning company, which revolves around the two daughters entrusted with running it.
Starring: Thembi Mtshali-Jones, Sello Sebotsane, Nomsa Nene


Hustle (2016)

Genre: Drama
Channel: eKasi+, e.tv, eExtra
Summary: Drama following a has-been diva as she begins what will prove to be a tough journey back to the top of the charts, with a multitude of challenges.
Starring: Brenda Ngxoli, Dineo Ranaka, Zolisa Xaluva


House

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net, Hallmark Channel, eExtra, M-Net Series, Universal Channel, M-Net Series Zone
Summary: Medical drama about maverick genius Gregory House, M.D., who heads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital.
Starring: Hugh Laurie, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps


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