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kykNET

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 15 Nov 1999

Contact details:
137 Bram Fischer Dr
Blairgowrie
Randburg
Gauteng
2194

Tel: +27 (0)11 686-6000

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About

kykNET is a South African premium general 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 October 1999.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 144
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus

PICTURE FORMAT

16:9 (576i, SDTV)
16:9 widescreen (1080i, HDTV) - from 12 August, 2014

ABOUT

kykNET is targeted at Afrikaans-speakers, be it their home language or even their second language, as a television channel with local flavour. kykNET is produced by M-Net and it broadcasts only in Afrikaans.

Programming includes everything from talk shows to variety and music programmes, local dramas, reality competition series and cooking shows.

The channel adopted high definition television on 12 August, 2014, in 16:9 widescreen, 1080i full HD.

LOGO

August 2014 - March 2017



Since 30 March, 2017


Latest Updated Shows

Binnelanders

Genre: Drama, Soap Opera
Channel: M-Net, kykNET, kykNET & kie
Summary: Set against the backdrop of an upmarket private hospital, Binneland Clinic, the series revolves around the lives of a group of medical professionals.
Starring: Hans Strydom, Gys de Villiers, Dawid Minnaar


Vloeksteen

Genre: Drama
Channel: kykNET, kykNET & kie, SABC2
Summary: Drama series which follows a group of deep cover agents and their handlers as they fight the illegal diamond trade on South Africa's west coast.
Starring: André Jacobs, Erica Wessels, Neels van Jaarsveld


Suidooster

Genre: Soap Opera
Channel: kykNET, kykNET & kie
Summary: This Afrikaans soapie is about the people of Suidooster, a small shopping and business centre in the fictional Cape Town suburb of Ruiterbosch.
Starring: Theresa Sedras, Portia Joel, Denise Newman


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 18 October

18 Oct 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
SABC1 drops stereotypes in a new reality show, Boer Soek 'n Vrou returns to kykNET and Zee World debuts the new novela Gangaa.


New on TV today: Wednesday 10 October

10 Oct 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Mzansi Comedy Nights are back, the American Music Awards air live on 1Magic and Real Time reunites people Separated at Birth.


Top Shows on TV: September 2018

08 Oct 2018 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Primetime TV Viewing Figures | 2 comments
Viewers said "I do!" to Uzalo in record numbers when over 10 million tuned in for the show's wedding spectacular.


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