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M-Net

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 04 Oct 1986

Contact details:
137 Bram Fischer Dr
Blairgowrie
Randburg
Gauteng
2194

Tel: +27 (0)11 686-6000

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About

M-Net (originally an abbreviation for Electronic Media Network) is a South African, subscription-funded television channel, established in 1986 by Naspers, which offers a mix of general entertainment, children's programmes, sports and movies.

The Electronic Media Network Limited was founded in 1985 as South Africa's first private subscription television service. The first broadcast, comprising one 12-hour channel, went out in October 1986.

AVAILABILITY

Terrestrial: Sentech (channel depends on nearest Sentech repeater)
DStv: Channel 101

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 4:3) - Terrestrial
576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv
1080i (HDTV, 16:9) - DStv

SLOGAN

"Where magic lives".

ABOUT

M-Net's mission is "to create the best television entertainment in Africa and beyond". To this end they invested significantly in local productions.

Productions such as Studio 53 broadcast across the African continent and the rest of the world. The adaptation of international formats such as Big Brother, Idols and MasterChef endeavours to keep subscribers in touch with world-class shows.

M-Net is a premium general entertainment channel featuring premiere movies, as well as first-run TV series, music specials and documentaries.

The M-Net stable includes M-Net Satellite, M-Net Terrestrial, M-Net Africa East, M-Net Africa West, M-Net Africa East and M-Net Africa West.


Latest Updated Shows

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


The Big Bang Theory

Genre: Comedy
Channel: M-Net, go, SABC3, Comedy Central Africa, e.tv, Vuzu, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu Amp, M-Net City, M-Net Family
Summary: Sitcom centered on two physicist roommates, a waitress and aspiring actress across the hall and their geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers.
Starring: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco


Nashville

Genre: Drama, Musical
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net Family, Vuzu
Summary: Nashville revolves around Rayna Jaymes, a country music superstar whose stardom begins fading against the rising of teen star Juliette Barnes.
Starring: Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Clare Bowen


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 13 June

13 Jun 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
A BBC adaptation of Little Women debuts on M-Net, Greenleaf returns to e.tv and C+I documents Kids Behind Bars.


New on TV today: Wednesday 12 June

12 Jun 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Roseanne spin-off The Conners starts on M-Net as Jamie & Jimmy's Food Fight Club returns to BBC Lifestyle.


New on TV today: Monday 10 June

10 Jun 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Coroner is new to Universal, Big Little Lies and Handmaid's Tale return to M-Net and Discovery is Raising Wild.


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