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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


Two and a Half Men

Genre: Comedy
Channel: M-Net, SABC3, Universal TV, Comedy Central Africa, eExtra, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu
Summary: Sitcom about men, women, sex, dating, divorce, single parenthood, sibling relations, surrogate families, money and, most importantly, love.
Starring: Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones


The Wire

Genre: Drama, Police Procedural
Channel: M-Net, e.tv, Top One, Mzansi Magic, M-Net Edge, M-Net City, M-Net Action
Summary: Each season focuses on a different facet of Baltimore: the drug trade, the port, the city bureaucracy, the school system and the print news media.
Starring: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Thursday 3 December

03 Dec 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Two shows return tonight: The Titan Games on M-Net and Alaskan Bush People on Discovery.


New on TV today: Wednesday 2 December

02 Dec 2020 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Brit thriller Gold Digger begins on M-Net and Temptation Island returns to Vuzu.


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23 Nov 2020 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Legacy Teasers
Angelique recruits a spy! Also, the sisters’ relationship starts to fracture.



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