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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

Lockdown

Genre: Drama
Channel: Mzansi Magic, Mzansi Wethu, 1Magic
Summary: Prison drama set in a high security prison for women, in which the back stories of the inmates unravel to reveal the paths that led them there.
Starring: Dawn Thandeka King, Zola Nombona, Luxolo Ndabeni


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


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


Latest Articles

Top Shows on TV: March 2019

16 Apr 2019 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Primetime TV Viewing Figures
No viewership awards for the SAFTAs, that's for sure. A lacklustre 1.4-million viewers tuned in for the unlucky 13th ceremony.


New on TV today: Friday 12 April

12 Apr 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Wethu has your iNumber Number, Discovery Family deploys Tricks on the Street and it's Ross Kemp on Gangs on eReality.


New on TV today: Saturday 6 April

06 Apr 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Widows grieve on Wethu, Life Begins After Coffee on SABC2 and five new and returning shows debut on eReality.


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