MultiChoice buys rights to control SABC

2013-10-01 16:29

MultiChoice bought control over important rights of the SABC for just a little over R500 million, Beeld newspaper reported.

Afrikaans reality cooking show brewing

2012-12-03 22:12

kykNET is in production on a new local reality cooking competition entitled Kokkedoor 2013 which will be broadcast on the Afrikaans satellite channel from April 2013.

Joost gets support after Carte Blanche

2012-09-04 11:05

Joost van der Westhuizen has thanked his fans for their support after an interview with M-Net's Carte Blanche revealed the former Springbok's daily battles with motor neuron disease.

MasterChef SA's Sam out of season

2012-05-23 07:31

Samantha Nolan has fallen out of the top ten in M-Net's reality cooking show after once again failing to season her dishes correctly.

'Pay TV must help collect licence fees'

2012-05-03 14:11

The SABC has said pay TV is "stealing" viewers from the public broadcaster and now wants the operators to help collect TV licence fees from its subscribers.

Carte Blanche to fight BCCSA ruling

2012-04-20 07:37

Investigative magazine show Carte Blanche is appealing a ruling made by the BCCSA which ordered them to apologise regarding a certain insert broadcast last year.

M-Net: Digital TV delays negative

2012-04-17 07:43

Numerous delays of the successful commercial implementation of digital terrestrial television (DTT) in South Africa are having a "uniquely negative impact" on M-Net.

Two contestants leave Masterchef SA

2012-04-10 21:27

In a surprise twist, two contestants have been eliminated from Masterchef SA after failing to impress the judges.

MasterChef SA: No women, no braai

2012-04-04 10:52

On the latest episode of Mastechef SA, the female contestants have challenged the stereotype by showing the men that they can braai too.

M-Net confirms Game of Thrones season 2

2012-03-06 15:05

The second season of the award-winning fantasy series Game of Thrones will be aired on M-Net in April, just weeks after the US premiere.

Idols hopefuls hit Soweto

2012-02-27 13:06

More than 1 000 people have auditioned for Idols 8 in Soweto as the last round of auditions came to an end at the weekend.

CT cooks wow at MasterChef SA auditions

2011-12-12 09:27

After eyeing, smelling and eventually tasting dishes at the Cape Town auditions for MasterChef SA, the judges all agreed: Capetonians can cook.

Idols' Mark and Dave coming to CT

2011-09-30 11:19

The top two Idols contestants will be visiting Cape Town to drum up support before the winner is announced at the finale.

M-Net supports Gareth Cliff against ANCYL

2011-06-08 15:42

M-Net has issued a statement in response to the ANCYL's call for Idols judge Gareth Cliff to be axed from the show.

Trouble at M-Net's The Wild

2011-05-31 14:37

M-Net's brand new soap opera The Wild, which has barely aired for two months, has already delivered more drama off set than on.

Withdraw draft broadcasting bill - DA

2010-11-15 13:14

The DA has called for the draft public service broadcasting bill to be unconditionally withdrawn, as MNet and MultiChoice have joined other stakeholders in calling for the draft bill to only focus on the SABC.

Mara admits to drinking

2010-10-05 16:49

M-Net has expressed disappointment with Idols judge Mara Louw after she publicly confirmed that she consumed alcohol before filming the show.

Greyling is alive, says family

2010-03-02 17:56

A kidnapped South African sound engineer, Nick Greyling, working for MNet in Nigeria is alive, his family says.

Skinder: Straight from the Idols finale

2009-05-05 09:20

This is what you didn't see or hear on TV. Idols columnist Sam Brighton gets behind the scenes at the glam Jozi finale.


M-Net teases with news of a hot new local reality show coming in 2015!

2014-10-23 07:38

M-Net is teasing a massive new reality show for 2015 which the pay-TV broadcaster says will be something everybody will want to enter and take part in.

SuperSport remains top SA brand

2013-07-09 18:10

The monthly Mxit brand index shows SuperSport has retained its first position as top South African brand, followed by and SterKinekor.

Massive pay TV growth for SA to continue

2012-09-10 14:21

Pay TV households in SA are set to grow to 5.9 million by 2016 with subscription television reaching 81.4% as viewers' disillusionment with the SABC's offering grows.

M-Net buys Generations, Isidingo

2012-05-28 08:51

SABC weekday soaps Generations on SABC1 and Isidingo on SABC3 have been sold to M-Net for use on one of the pan-African pay TV broadcaster's AfricaMagic channels.

MasterChef model buckles under pressure

2012-05-16 07:26

Former model Guy Clark is the latest contestant to be eliminated from MasterChef SA after sweating it out in the show's toughest pressure test yet.

SABC Sport launching as new TV channel

2012-05-02 10:20

The SABC has announced that SABC Sport will be launched on 1 October as a new, separate TV channel in South Africa.

Carte Blanche must apologise

2012-04-19 11:44

Investigative magazine show Carte Blanche has been ordered to apologise on-air for a story after the BCCSA found that they've "mischaracterised" a device.

Fortune: MasterChef SA was phenomenal

2012-04-12 10:23

Even though she will be remembered for not adding baking powder to her koesiesters, Fortune Kangueehi has still described her MasterChef SA experience as phenomenal.

Masterchef SA judges' weighty issues

2012-04-05 11:40

Two of the Masterchef SA judges have gained weight while the third has lost weight since starting the taste tests for the reality show.

Masterchef SA arrives on local TV

2012-03-20 09:54

South African TV viewers can brace themselves for a world-class local version of the popular cooking show MasterChef.

Binneland's vixen says final goodbye

2012-03-06 10:38

Four of the main actors in kykNET's soapie Binneland, including vixen Stefanie Malherbe played by Rolanda Marais, will be leaving the show.

Idols 8 auditions hit Mother City

2012-02-17 14:03

The eighth season of Idols has kicked off with long queues at the first round of auditions in Johannesburg and Durban – and now it's Cape Town's turn.

MasterChef SA offers R8m in prizes

2011-12-02 17:28

The local version of the reality cooking show is offering the winner the largest prize in SA TV history - R8m in winnings.

Crushanda out amid voter complaints

2011-09-28 10:01

Despite several voters complaining that their votes did not go through, Crushanda Forbes has been booted off Idols.

ANCYL calls Gareth Cliff a madman

2011-06-08 14:45

The ANC Youth League in Limpopo has called for the organisers of M-Net's Idols to remove Gareth Cliff as a judge.

Gold Reef City report was defamatory

2011-02-23 22:32

An episode on unsafe steel rails at Gold Reef City that was flighted on Carte Blanche was defamatory, the South Gauteng High Court has found.

Mara admits to drinking

2010-10-05 16:49

M-Net has expressed disappointment with Idols judge Mara Louw after she publicly confirmed that she consumed alcohol before filming the show.

No new info on kidnapped man

2010-03-04 11:08

The Department of International Relations says there is no new information on kidnapped SuperSport sound engineer Nick Greyling in Nigeria.

All Nigerian hostages MNet workers

2010-03-02 16:04

MNet has confirmed three of its staff members have been taken hostage in Nigeria and another shot and wounded.

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