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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


Suits

Genre: Drama, Comedy-Drama
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series, Netflix South Africa, M-Net Series Zone, M-Net Edge, M-Net City, M-Net Family
Summary: After a drug deal gone bad a talented college dropout is hired by one of New York's best legal closers, who takes a chance on him for his raw talent.
Starring: Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman


Billions

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net Edge, M-Net City, SABC3, M-Net
Summary: Contemporary drama that explores worlds of ultra-wealth, influence and corruption as personified by a connected US Attorney and a hedge fund king.
Starring: Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff


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Devi Sankaree Govender leaves Carte Blanche after 18 years

16 Jan 2020 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Carte Blanche Teasers
She watched Carte Blanche as a teen, was on the show by 2002 and she's signing out on 26 January 2020.


New on TV today: Saturday 18 January

18 Jan 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
M-Net has the only two new shows: Get a Room with Carson & Thom and the returning American Gods.


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