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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

Isibaya

Genre: Soap Opera, Telenovela
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu
Summary: Telenovela-turned-soapie about the battle for wealth and power between the Zungus and Ndlovus, two rival families in the taxi industry.
Starring: Siyabonga Thwala, Thembi Nyandeni, Mampho Brescia


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


Utatakho

Genre: Reality, Docu-Reality
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu, 1Magic
Summary: Nimrod Nkosi facilitates the resolving of paternity issues, giving closure to those who want to know if they are related to each other.
Starring: Zola, Nimrod Nkosi


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Wednesday 4 July

04 Jul 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Wethu gets Mzansi Comedy Nights 2, kykNET launches two lifestyle shows and Penny Lebyane unbreaks hearts on Moja Love.


New on TV today: Tuesday 3 July

03 Jul 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Lifetime goes dating with Love at First Flight, NCIS returns to M-Net and a retro run of Fishy Fêshuns starts on kykNET & kie.


New on TV today: Monday 2 July

02 Jul 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 3 comments
The Handmaid's Tale returns to M-Net, two Mzansi Magic series make their way to Wethu and The Home Channel does a reality makeover.


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