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Mzansi Wethu

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 07 May 2013

Contact details:
137 Bram Fischer Dr
Blairgowrie
Randburg
Gauteng
2194

Tel: +27 (0)11 686-6000

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About

Mzansi Wethu is a South African general entertainment digital satellite channel produced by M-Net and broadcast exclusively on the DStv platform which showcases locally produced content, most of which has appeared on other M-Net channels before, with the aim of bringing that content to varied packages on the DStv bouquet.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 163
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family, Access

PICTURE FORMAT

16:9 (720p, HDTV)

TARGET MARKET

DStv subscribers
LSM 5-8
Adults 25-49

LANGUAGE

English and other local languages with a strong focus on vernacular. All non-English is subtitled in English.

ABOUT

Mzansi Wethu is a general entertainment channel featuring an array of locally-produced content that includes sitcoms, Lokshin Bioskop movies, game shows, reality fare soap operas, filmed in the Lokshin style.

The programming is a mix of brand-new content and popular shows that created a buzz on M-Net's Local Interest Channels before.

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


Latest Updated Shows

Idols

Genre: Music, Reality, Reality Competition
Channel: M-Net, Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu
Summary: Talent show in which prospective singers around the country audition for the chance to win big prizes and the title of Idols champion.
Starring: Candy Litchfield, Marah Louw, Matthew Stewardson


Isithembiso

Genre: Telenovela
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu
Summary: A modern-day reimagining of the classic Little Red Riding Hood fairytale, which follows the lives of two young people who come to the City of Gold.
Starring: Hamilton Dlamini, Chichi Letswalo, Nandi Mbatha


The Wild

Genre: Soap Opera
Channel: M-Net, Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu, M-Net Family, e.tv, eExtra
Summary: The Wild revolves around three families who struggle to negotiate a cohesive future, despite being bound together by a special piece of land.
Starring: James Alexander, Connie Ferguson, Shona Ferguson


Latest Articles

Top Shows on TV: October 2019

11 Nov 2019 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Primetime TV Viewing Figures | 2 comments
Idols dethrones The Queen as the No. 1 show on DStv after The Queen's two year reign.


Top Shows on TV: September 2019

14 Oct 2019 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Primetime TV Viewing Figures | 4 comments
Mzansi Bioskop makes a major showing on DStv this month but this is because the BRC set the incorrect parametres for DStv's Top 30.


New on TV today: Thursday 17 October

17 Oct 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Two new Tyler Perry dramas start on BET, Boer Soek 'n Vrou returns to kykNET and NCIS 16 premieres on M-Net.


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