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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

The River

Genre: Telenovela
Channel: 1Magic, Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu
Summary: Telenovela revolving around communities on two different sides of a river: society's upper crust in mansions and the exploited "common folk".
Starring: Presley Chweneyagae, Moshidi Motshegwa, Hlomla Dandala


The Road

Genre: Telenovela
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu
Summary: Telenovela revolving around a producer who makes a television series out of a book of memoirs written by a man who lived in Sophiatown in the 1950s.
Starring: Neo Ntlatleng, Sthembiso Khoza, Gail Mabalane


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


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 23 September

23 Sep 2021 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
There's a Storm Rising on Nat Geo as 12 strangers build The Bridge on M-Net.


Top Shows on TV: August 2021

13 Sep 2021 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Primetime TV Viewing Figures
Idols viewership crashes by a third.


New on TV today: Saturday 11 September

11 Sep 2021 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
9/11: Four Flights airs on HISTORY and The Real Housewives of Durban starts a run on Wethu.



LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Sunday 26 September

Khuzani Bo! debuts on SABC1 as ID investigates The Chameleon Killer.


New on TV today: Saturday 25 September

Docuseries uShuni KaMaskandi starts on SABC1 and The Ultimate Braai Master returns to e.tv.


New on TV today: Friday 24 September

Blood & Water returns to Netflix and Curiosity goes Face to Face: Mandela vs De Klerk.


The Red Room Teasers - October 2021

Selvi breaks the shackles that keep her at home.


New! A Touch of Love Teasers - September 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Glow TV's new series, which switched times with A Love To Die For.


Lingashoni Teasers - October 2021

Prudence throws herself into the line of fire.


New on TV today: Thursday 23 September

There's a Storm Rising on Nat Geo as 12 strangers build The Bridge on M-Net.


The Queen Teasers - October 2021

Harriet and Hector are like magnets.


DiepCity Teasers - October 2021

The brew-off brings sabotage, tension and shocking results.


Suidooster: See who's blowing into town

Bridgette hires a new guy and AB gets a ruthless nurse.

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