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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


Trackers

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Channel: M-Net
Summary: An adaptation of Deon Meyer's novel of the same name which tells the story of a woman who unwittingly gets involved in an international conspiracy.
Starring: Trix Vivier, Sandi Schultz, Sisanda Henna


America's Got Talent

Genre: Reality, Reality Competition, Variety
Channel: M-Net Series, SABC2, e.tv, M-Net, Mzansi Magic, M-Net Series Reality, Vuzu, M-Net Family, eExtra
Summary: Features amateur singers, dancers, magicians, comedians and other performers of all ages competing for the advertised top prize of $1-million.
Starring: Regis Philbin, Jerry Springer, Nick Cannon


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 17 October

17 Oct 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Two new Tyler Perry dramas start on BET, Boer Soek 'n Vrou returns to kykNET and NCIS 16 premieres on M-Net.


New on TV today: Sunday 13 October

13 Oct 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Reality competish The Odyssey debuts on M-Net and Steven Spielberg investigates Why We Hate on Discovery.


New on TV today: Saturday 12 October

12 Oct 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Veronica Mars returns to M-Net after 12 years, and a sexually fluid cast heat up MTV with Are You the One? 8.


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