M-Net committed to strengthening SA’s TV biz

2014-07-31 16:00

M-Net says the South African pay-TV broadcaster is committed to strengthening and building the country’s television and film industry.

M-Net’s Galaxy of the Stars to be out of this world

2014-07-25 17:00

M-Net’s Galaxy of the Stars event taking place at Gallagher estate promises to be an out-of-this-world event.

Now you can watch your favourite TV show only 24 hours after it airs in America

2014-07-11 18:00

M-Net is set to break new ground as the South African pay-TV broadcaster goes full throttle forward into a new age of foreign television delivery.

DStv sets the table for binge viewing

2014-06-04 15:58

MultiChoice and M-Net are charting a brave new course, adjusting, and venturing into new television territory: on demand "binge viewing".

M-Net adds exciting new late night talk show to its schedule

2014-04-30 19:00

M-Net has added the funny and well-produced brand-new show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver to the M-Net (DStv 101) line-up.

M-Net Africa managing director resigns

2014-04-10 14:57

M-Net’s managing director for special projects at M-Net Africa, Biola Alabi, is leaving the pay-TV broadcaster.

M-Net returns HD channel logos

2014-03-18 21:00

M-Net has returned the letters "HD" to its high definition TV channel on DStv and added it to its other HD channels after the removal of the letters from its on-screen logo led viewers to believe that M-Net is no longer being broadcast in high definition.

Carte Blanche drops award-winning intro

2014-02-27 13:57

Carte Blanche viewers “have the right to see it all” – just not the iconic and award-winning opening theme which the weekly M-Net magazine show dumped.

Power failure brings M-Net's magic to a halt

2013-10-16 11:17

All of M-Net's TV channels on MultiChoice's DStv platform went dark when the pay-TV broadcaster suffered an unexpected power failure.


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How Kamini plans to spend her MasterChef moolah

2013-09-13 08:42

After the confetti had been swept up, and the Champagne bubbles had fizzed out, freshly crowned MasterChef South Africa season 2 winner Kamini Pather faced the press.

News channel urgently looking for journos

2013-08-16 10:46

ANN7 - nicknamed the "Gupta news channel" - is on a massive recruitment drive to find the best on-air talent for the fledgling 24-hour TV news channel, with days to go before its launch.

Carte Blanche looks back at 25 years

2013-07-24 10:15

M-Net's flagship investigative show Carte Blanche will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a revealing book authored by long-time producer Jessica Pitchford.

M-Net responds to angry subscribers

2013-07-17 12:30

M-Net is addressing angry DStv subscribers' resentment over the new M-Net Series channel changes, saying Compact and Extra subscribers are not being short-changed.

Can you survive Survivor SA?

2013-07-02 12:27

After a two year break, spin-off Survivor SA: Champions starts its auditions for next year’s show.

All Access Mzansi resurrected on DStv

2013-06-13 11:40

After it was cancelled late last year, Mzansi Magic has decided to bring back the local magazine show All Access Mzansi, once again retooled and with new presenters.

Masterchef SA adds extra weekly episode

2013-06-07 12:09

The second season of Masterchef SA, which is set to start next week, has added an additional weekly episode.

DStv unveils new M-Net Series channels

2013-05-29 15:20

DStv's plans to relaunch the M-Net Series channel with more specialised spin-off channels in high definition has finally been announced.

Africa's Next Top Model coming to M-Net

2013-04-29 11:31

An African spin-off of Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model is finally coming to South Africa.

DStv adds new channels, renames bouquet

2013-04-19 15:16

MultiChoice is renaming its cheaper DStv Lite bouquet to DStv Access and is adding two new TV channels, which has been designed to target a black audience.

The Wild gears up for climactic finale

2013-03-27 14:16

M-Net's outgoing soap opera The Wild, which occasionally fell prey to controversy and behind the scenes drama is set to sign off TV for good with a climactic finale.

M-Net reveals Million Rand Money Drop host

2013-03-25 12:44

M-Net has announced that award winning South African actress Busi Lurayi will be the host for their brand new game show Million Rand Money Drop.


9 shows you should watch on M-Net in August

2014-07-16 11:39

It's the last leg of winter and to keep you cuddled up in front of the TV, M-Net has a line-up of hot new shows debuting in August.

M-Net plans biggest TV bash South Africa has ever seen

2014-07-04 18:00

M-Net is preparing the biggest red carpet gala event filled with celebrities and stars from the world of television.

M-Net Series and M-Net Movies director resigns

2014-06-05 17:30

Pierre Cloete, director of the M-Net Series and M-Net Movies channels has resigned.

Encryption of free digital TV could be the next 'e-toll disaster' warns experts

2014-04-15 15:23

M-Net is again warning over the South African government’s attempt to push encryption into free-to-air public, digital television when the switch to digital terrestrial television (DTT) starts.

SA gets a bunch of new TV executives

2014-03-20 05:30

You might hold the remote control, but they ultimately decide what you will get to watch, and South Africa’s TV industry is getting a whole lot of new TV executives.

Carte Blanche drops award-winning intro

2014-02-27 14:38

Carte Blanche viewers “have the right to see it all” – just not the iconic opening theme which the show dumped.

M-Net drops M-Net Literary Awards

2014-02-25 16:05

M-Net is ending its M-Net Literary Award, the only competition in South Africa which celebrated writing and awarded annual prizes to books written in all of South Africa’s languages.

This is what you need to know if you want to enter MasterChef SA’s 3rd season

2014-01-16 08:43

M-Net confirmed that a third season of its reality cooking competition show MasterChef South Africa has been given the green light.

R550m SABC deal haunts Dina - report

2013-10-13 11:05

The controversial R550m contract granting MultiChoice exclusive rights to the SABC’s archive was sanctioned by axed communications minister Dina Pule.

OpenView HD to launch with 16 TV channels

2013-09-19 10:35

OpenView HD is set to launch in SA as what is known as a direct-to-home satellite TV service with viewers receiving free monthly access to 16 TV channels after paying once for the decoder and installation.

SA's new MasterChef announced

2013-09-12 07:51

Champagne corks were popped as the winner of the second season of M-Net's hit reality cooking show MasterChef South Africa was announced.

M-Net pays to switch signals

2013-08-08 14:24

M-Net is paying to help its analogue subscribers switch their signals in Cape Town on their decoders to a new frequency after Cape Town Television started broadcasting on the same frequency.

M-Net backs down after Series complaints

2013-07-19 13:17

M-Net has listened and is responding to furious M-Net viewers and DStv subscribers, with immediate changes being made to the M-Net Series Zone channel taking effect immediately.

Angry DStv subscribers start petition

2013-07-12 12:35

Angry DStv subscribers in South Africa have started a public petition, upset at what they say is less television per pay-TV package for the same price, following recent DStv channel changes.

Survivor SA back with sport stars

2013-06-20 13:54

Survivor South Africa is set to return to local TV screens with a new season and two sport stars as tribe leaders.

Masterchef SA season 2 starts cooking

2013-06-12 10:21

The second season premiere of Masterchef SA has given viewers a small taste of the drama, intrigue and culinary delights this year has in store.

Big Brother star's explicit sex tape

2013-06-03 11:14

An explicit sex clip starring one of the housemates from Big Brother Africa, Zimbabwean socialite Pokello Nare, has gone viral on local social media networks.

American Idol finale airing live on M-Net

2013-05-14 12:45

M-Net has announced they will screen the American Idol season 12 finale live in the early hours this week, in a showdown that will see either Candice Glover or Kree Harrison take the coveted title.

Boswell Circus sues for R1m over film

2013-04-25 14:21

Circus owner Brian Boswell has filed a R1m defamation lawsuit against filmmaker Michael Almendro for documentary footage highlighted by Carte Blanche which suggests the circus is cruel to its animals.

The Wild's other secret ending

2013-03-28 16:29

The Wild producers have prepared a top-secret and entirely separate ending should the intended final scenes leak ahead of tonight's climactic final episode.

M-Net axes Kuli Roberts show

2013-03-26 12:43

M-Net has announced that they have cancelled Mzansi Magic's magazine show Headline, hosted by Kuli Roberts and Trevor Gumbi, after six seasons.


See the cast of Game of Thrones out of their medieval costumes as they glam up in Los Angeles for the premiere of season 3 of the EPIC series. Game of Thrones premieres in South Africa on M-Net on Friday 12 April at 21:30. (Photos: AFP/AP)

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