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Vuzu

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 01 Jul 2009

Contact details:
137 Bram Fischer Dr
Blairgowrie
Randburg
Gauteng
2194

Tel: +27 (0)11 686-6000

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About

Vuzu is a South African youth-oriented television channel produced by M-Net for pay television platform DStv.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 116
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact

PICTURE FORMAT

16:9 (720p, HDTV)

ABOUT

Vuzu is a youth-focused entertainment channel for young Africans. The programming is a combination of big name international series and locally produced shows.

The channel featureS a wide variety of genres including drama, reality, comedy, animation, extreme sports, gaming and magazine style shows.

The channel launched in mid-2009, replacing go. This occurred during the second phase of the network's reshuffle of its youth channel offering. Vuzu is typically geared towards the 14-23 age demographic.

Vuzu's viewer-centric programming mix includes international hit shows like Gossip Girl, Entourage, The Simpsons, Kyle XY, South Park as well as new locally produced shows like The Verge – a show devoted to all things high-tech and gaming; V Entertainment – a daily round up of the hottest local and international celeb gossip; Scar Tissue - which consists of various stunts performed by a professional crew across a wide spectrum of everyday situations, to name a few.

This channel is geared at increasing interactivity through locally produced content which is also available online. The channel provides a continental platform for young people to have access to entertainment on their phones, PCs and television sets.

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


Latest Updated Shows

The Bachelor

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition, Dating Game Show
Channel: M-Net, e.tv, M-Net Series, Top One, Vuzu, Vuzu Amp
Summary: A group of single women court an eligible bachelor who gets the opportunity to find the woman of his dreams - and hopefully his bride-to-be.
Starring: Chris Harrison, Alex Michel, Aaron Buerge


The Real Housewives of Atlanta

Genre: Reality, Docu-Reality
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Top One, FOX Life, Vuzu, Vuzu Amp, 1Magic
Summary: The series is an up-close and personal look at a group of women from Atlanta's social elite – from aspiring singers to power brokers and super models.
Starring: Shereé Whitfield, Kim Zolciak, NeNe Leakes


The Game

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Comedy-Drama
Channel: SABC3, Vuzu, SABC1, Vuzu Amp
Summary: A spinoff of Girlfriends, this comedy-drama follows the fortunes of a group of women who all have relationships with pro football players.
Starring: Tia Mowry, Brittany Daniel, Hosea Chanchez


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New on TV today: Thursday 18 February

18 Feb 2021 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
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