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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

The Affair

Genre: Drama, Mystery
Channel: M-Net Edge, Netflix South Africa, M-Net City, M-Net
Summary: Drama exploring the effects of an affair between a novelist and a waitress trying to piece her life and marriage back together after a tragedy.
Starring: Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney


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


New Girl

Genre: Comedy
Channel: M-Net Series, Vuzu, Comedy Central Africa, M-Net Series Showcase, Vuzu Amp, M-Net City, M-Net Family, M-Net
Summary: Jess Day is a well-liked, bubbly woman in her late 20s who moves in with three single guys while trying to get over a breakup with her boyfriend.
Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Wednesday 15 August

15 Aug 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
SABC3 tries to save marriages, black women go dating in Italy on Vuzu and the pirates of Black Sails climb aboard HISTORY.


New on TV today: Tuesday 14 August

14 Aug 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Music competish The Launch debuts on SABC3, The Blacklist returns to M-Net and BBC Lifestyle teaches you to lose weight well.


New on TV today: Monday 13 August

13 Aug 2018 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 3 comments
Survivor returns to SABC3, fantasy drama The Outpost features on Universal and Fear the Walking Dead resumes on SundanceTV.


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