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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

Dancing with the Stars South Africa

Genre: Reality Competition
Channel: M-Net, Vuzu
Summary: Local version of the BBC format in which 12 untrained celebrities compete for a public vote with the help of professional Latin and Ballroom dancers.


NCIS: New Orleans

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: M-Net, Universal Channel, M-Net City
Summary: Drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in the Big Easy, a city known for its decadence.
Starring: Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan


NCIS

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: SABC2, Hallmark Channel, Sony Channel, Universal Channel, M-Net, M-Net City, SABC3
Summary: NCIS is a show that focuses on the sometimes complex and always amusing dynamics of a team forced to work together in high-stress situations.
Starring: Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Sasha Alexander


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Sunday 9 December

09 Dec 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
American Woman tackles '70s feminism on Vuzu, TLC says Yes to the Dress Asia and M-Net uncovers a new season of Vice.


New on TV today: Wednesday 5 December

05 Dec 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
HISTORY documents 1968: The Year That Changed America as the final season of The Americans debuts on M-Net.


New on TV today: Monday 3 December

03 Dec 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Buddy cop drama Rush Hour comes to e.tv, medical drama Harrow starts on City and Africa's Wild Side is on Nat Geo Wild.


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