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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

Modern Family

Genre: Comedy, Mockumentary
Channel: M-Net, Vuzu, e.tv, Comedy Central Africa, M-Net Series Showcase, M-Net City, eExtra, M-Net Family
Summary: Shot from the perspective of an unseen documentary filmmaker, this mockumentary looks at the complications of being a family in these modern times.
Starring: Ed O'Neill, SofĂ­a Vergara, Julie Bowen


Ray Donovan

Genre: Drama
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series Showcase, Mzansi Magic, M-Net Series Zone, e.tv, eExtra, M-Net Edge, M-Net City
Summary: Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, can make anyone's problems disappear except for those of his own family.
Starring: Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan


House of Cards

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Channel: M-Net, Netflix South Africa, SABC3, M-Net Edge, M-Net City
Summary: Frank Underwood is the House Majority Whip who - after getting passed over for appointment to Secretary of State - decides to exact his revenge.
Starring: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara


Latest Articles

New on TV today: Monday 12 August

12 Aug 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
11 new shows and seasons premiere today. SuzelleDIY hosts Most Ridiculous on Comedy Central and Salvage Hunters: The Restorers starts on Discovery.


New on TV today: Friday 9 August

09 Aug 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons | 1 comment
Miss SA airs live on Mzansi and M-Net, C+I investigates A Wedding and a Murder and GLOW returns to Netflix.


New on TV today: Thursday 8 August

08 Aug 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Suits 9 and its spinoff Pearson debut on M-Net tonight, as comedy-drama The Naked Director drops on Netflix.


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