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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 on 15 November, 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.

kykNET underwent a branding refresh on 15 April, 2021.

LOGO

August 2014 - March 2017



Since 30 March, 2017


Latest Updated Shows

Getroud met Rugby: Die Sepie

Channel: kykNET, kykNET & kie
Summary: Soap opera based on the feature film and later drama series Gegroud met Rugby by Deon Opperman, which is set amongst a rugby-playing community.
Starring: Stephanie Baartman, Nadia Beukes, Jocelyn Broderick


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


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

Getroud met Rugby Teasers - November 2021

16 Oct 2021 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Getroud met Rugby Teasers
Simon and Renate fight for custody of Regardt. Also: Buks has problems sleeping.


Binnelanders Teasers - November 2021

14 Oct 2021 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Binnelanders Teasers
The day of the adoption arrives.


Renewed! kykNET's In die Sop calls for restaurants in need of a makeover

13 Oct 2021 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Casting Calls
The series is on a search for 12 Western Cape eateries to be transformed in three days each.



LATEST ARTICLES

Muvhango Teasers - November 2021

K tries to kill himself. Also: Gugu and Azwindini get stuck underground.


Dokter Ali Teasers - November 2021

Complaints about Ali lead to him being called to a board meeting.


New on TV today: Wednesday 20 October

Men choose Russian brides in VIA's Ram vir 'n Rus as new novelas start on Star Life and Zee.


New! Broken Hearts Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's new series about the impact of a 20-year age difference on a couple.


Top Shows on TV: September 2021

The reload of The Estate on SABC1 knocks the primetime broadcast off S3's Top 20 list.


Voëlvry Teasers - November 2021

BOOM! A house explodes. Also: Another murder.


Legacy 2 Teasers - November 2021

Guess who's back, back again....Msizi!


Big Brother Mzansi: Revived! and now casting in 2021

The search is ON for housemates for reality TV's comeback kid.


New on TV today: Tuesday 19 October

A new show joins two returning ones on VIA, as med drama Nurses returns to Universal.


New! Wedding Planners Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's new 21h00 novela ahead of its premiere on Tuesday (19th).

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