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

House of Lies

Genre: Comedy
Channel: M-Net, SABC3, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu Amp, M-Net City, Mzansi Magic
Summary: Comedy about a self-loathing management consultant from a top firm who is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his way.
Starring: Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz


Heartbeat

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net, M-Net City, M-Net Family
Summary: Character-driven medical series that follows the professional and personal life of world-renowned heart transplant surgeon Dr. Alex Panttiere.
Starring: Melissa George, Dave Annable, Don Hany


The Odd Couple

Channel: M-Net, M-Net Family, Vuzu Amp
Summary: Endearing slob Oscar and uptight neat freak Felix are two former college buddies who become unlikely roommates after the demise of their marriages.
Starring: Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane


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