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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 Bachelor South Africa

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition, Dating Game Show
Channel: M-Net
Summary: One man gets the opportunity to find the woman of his dreams - and hopefully his bride-to-be - in this primetime reality competition series.
Starring: Jason Greer, Lee Thompson


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


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 21 February

21 Feb 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Rich swap houses with Poor on ITV, NCIS: LA returns to M-Net and Fine Living goes for another Flea Market Flip.


Must-see TV! Two new shows that tackle men who manipulate women

13 Feb 2019 | Written by: Tashi | From: Tashi's TV
Escape at Dannemora and Dirty John start this week and they're riveting true stories. Here's why you can't miss them...


New on TV today: Thursday 14 February

14 Feb 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
The Bachelor SA romances M-Net, models get made on SABC3 and real life thriller Dirty John drops on Netflix.


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