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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

MasterChef Australia

Genre: Food, Reality Competition
Channel: BBC Lifestyle, M-Net, M-Net Series Reality, M-Net Family, M-Net City, Vuzu
Summary: The battle is on to find the most promising, undiscovered talent in Australia, as ambitious kitchen enthusiasts take on demanding challenges.
Starring: Sarah Wilson, Gary Mehigan, George Calombaris


The Americans

Genre: Drama, Thriller, Period Drama
Channel: M-Net, M-Net Series Zone, eExtra, M-Net Edge, M-Net City
Summary: Period drama set during the Cold War of the 1980s about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C.
Starring: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Maximiliano Hernández


Orange Is the New Black

Genre: Drama, Comedy-Drama
Channel: M-Net Edge, M-Net City, Netflix South Africa, M-Net
Summary: Based on a true story about engaged Brooklynite Piper Chapman, whose relationship with a drug-runner results in her arrest and year-long detention.
Starring: Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael Harney


Latest Articles

Survivor SA: Renewed! - and now casting for Season 8

10 Dec 2019 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Casting Calls
Outwit, outplay, outlast. This is what to Do if this is You...


New reality show calls for single guys over 25

02 Dec 2019 | Written by: TVSA Team | From: Casting Calls | 1 comment
M-Net's series The Single Wives SA is on a search for dating talent...


New on TV today: Friday 13 December

13 Dec 2019 | Written by: Shows Editor | From: New Shows and Seasons
Spin-off series The X Factor: The Band debuts on M-Net and Nat Geo finds Buried Secrets of The Bible.


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