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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

MasterChef Australia

Genre: Food, Reality Competition
Channel: BBC Lifestyle, M-Net, M-Net Series Reality, eReality, M-Net Family, M-Net City, Vuzu
Summary: The battle is on to find the most promising, undiscovered talent in Australia, as ambitious kitchen enthusiasts take on demanding challenges.
Starring: Sarah Wilson, Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris


Survivor South Africa

Genre: Reality Competition
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series, Vuzu, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net City
Summary: A South African version of the global reality series Survivor, in which contestants are isolated in the wilderness and compete for a cash prize.
Starring: Mark Bayly, Nico Panagio


Still Breathing

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net, Vuzu
Summary: Drama series about a circle of former friends who have drifted apart with the passage of time but are drawn together again when tragedy strikes.
Starring: Brandon Auret, Tiffany Barbuzano, Shannon Esra


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Monday 19 July

19 Jul 2021 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
House of Zwide minces onto e.tv as Kirstie's Celebrity Craft Masters stitch up The Home Channel.


New on TV today: Saturday 17 July

17 Jul 2021 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Life with Kelly Khumalo begins on Mzansi Magic and Vuzu welcomes the First Wives Club.


New on TV today: Saturday 10 July

10 Jul 2021 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Four new reality shows compete on eReality and Wethu and Vuzu launches The Goes Wrong Show.



LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Monday 26 July

The Longest Date returns to S3 as The Home Channel is Loving Gluten Free.


New on TV today: Sunday 25 July

New local thriller Reyka debuts on M-Net and Billy Buys Brooklyn on Discovery.


New on TV today: Saturday 24 July

World's Most Dangerous Shark? airs on Nat Geo Wild as Curiosity documents the Highway to the Arctic.


A Magical Love Story Teasers - August 2021

One year later, Aman gets into a fight at a club while Roshni's life takes a turn for the worse.


Strange Love Teasers - August 2021

Niranjan sets his study on fire to cause animosity.


An Unusual Tale Teasers - August 2021

Sarika plans to kill Shobha but doesn't succeed - twice.


New on TV today: Friday 23 July

Netflix discusses more of The Movies that Made Us as game show Slim Vang sy Baas starts on VIA.


Survivor SA: Immunity Island Recap - Episode 8

Merge madness splits the mean girls!


As Die Skoen Pas Teasers - August 2021

Defne and Ă–mer are about to marry but something happens that changes everything.


The Queen: Zandile Msutwana returns as Vuyiswa for Season 6

The season premieres Monday 26 July and the holiday's oves for Hector.

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