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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 Wedding Bashers

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: M-Net, Vuzu
Summary: Reality competition in which couples open their wedding days to critique from a team of celebrity "experts", who rate each wedding according to criteria.
Starring: Cindy Nell, Denise Zimba, Siba Mtongana


The Real Housewives of Johannesburg

Genre: Reality, Docu-Reality
Channel: 1Magic, Mzansi Magic, Vuzu
Summary: South African version of the international format which follows the lives of affluent housewives and professional women in suburban Johannesburg.
Starring: Evodia Mogase, Brinnette Seopela, Mercy Mogase


The Real Housewives of New York City

Genre: Reality, Docu-Reality
Channel: Vuzu, M-Net Series Reality, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu Amp, 1Magic
Summary: The second in the franchise, these NYC women show what it takes to make it in the upper echelon of society, where money and status are a way of life.
Starring: Bethenny Frankel, LuAnn de Lesseps, Alex McCord


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 24 September

24 Sep 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
There's a World on Fire on M-Net and another Race Across the World on BBC Earth.


New on TV today: Saturday 19 September

19 Sep 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Real Housewives of Jozi starts a run on Vuzu and elderly killers are profiled on SABC2's Elder Skelter.


New on TV today: Saturday 12 September

12 Sep 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 2 comments
The drama Unmarried returns to 1Magic and superhero Stargirl lights up M-Net City.


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