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

Miss South Africa

Genre: Award Shows, Specials, Variety
Channel: SABC2, SABC3, Mzansi Magic, M-Net, M-Net City
Summary: Miss South Africa is an annual beauty pageant television special, in which eligible women from around the country compete to win the title.
Starring: Tatum Keshwar, Nicole Flint, Bokang Montjane


Amalia

Genre: Drama
Channel: kykNET, M-Net, SABC2, kykNET & kie
Summary: Amalia is a tension-filled whodunnit series about an unsolved murder of a respected poet, in which all the inhabitants of a small town are suspects.
Starring: Marius Weyers, Illse Roos, Dawid Minnaar


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

The hottest woman in the country? Miss South Africa 2017

27 Mar 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: News
Pics from the ceremony and a Q&A with Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.


Hiatus alert! - and time switch on M-Net (16 March 2017)

16 Mar 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: M-Net
The latest on what's happening with the Chicago series and the time change of Big Little Lies.


Snap preview: 2017 international series on M-Net, Vuzu Amp, BBC First, FOX and ITV

10 Mar 2017 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: DStv
New shows include the Twin Peaks revival, Marlon, Timeless, DC's first comedy Powerless and...


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