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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

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Genre: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction, Comedy-Drama
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series Zone, e.tv, eExtra, Vuzu Amp, M-Net Family, M-Net City
Summary: Phil Coulson and his team of non-superhuman S.H.I.E.L.D. agents must deal with various unusual cases and enemies, including Hydra and the Inhumans.
Starring: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton


The X Factor (UK)

Genre: Music, Reality Competition
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu
Summary: Talent series contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions, in which the judges double as mentors and coaches to the finalists.
Starring: Kate Thornton, Dermot O'Leary, Simon Cowell


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 police drama: APB

22 Nov 2017 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: Today's TV Highlights
CHANNEL: M-Net | Inspired by true events, APB is a police drama with a high-tech twist.


New drama series: The Brave

21 Nov 2017 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: Today's TV Highlights
CHANNEL: M-Net | The complex world of military heroes who execute the most dangerous missions behind enemy lines.


New season: Shameless 8

21 Nov 2017 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: Today's TV Highlights | 1 comment
CHANNEL: M-Net | Frank comes out of a drug-induced haze and decides it's finally time to be a contributing member of society.




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