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

Madam Secretary

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net, M-Net City, CBS, M-Net Family
Summary: Follows the shrewd US Secretary of State who battles office politics and circumvents protocol as she negotiates global and domestic issues.
Starring: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller


Angie Tribeca

Genre: Comedy, Police Procedural
Channel: M-Net Edge, Vuzu, M-Net
Summary: Parody of police procedurals which follows Angie Tribeca, a 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department's RHCU (Really Heinous Crimes Unit).
Starring: Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur, Jere Burns


Fargo

Genre: Drama, Comedy-Drama, Thriller, Anthology Series
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Edge, M-Net City
Summary: TV series based on the film and following an anthology format, which is set in a different era each season with a new story, cast and characters.
Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks


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