22 things you should know about TV in South Africa in 2022

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A still from Blood Psalms.
A still from Blood Psalms.

The year of 2022 in South African television is gearing up with promises of new content, new corporate moves, new video streamers, dragons, elves, jedi, idols, survivors, Kardashians, returning award shows and festivals; even blood psalms and big brothers – as well as Muvhango and the Teletubbies turning 25.

1. Disney+

From around June this year, The Walt Disney Company plans to launch its Disney+ video streaming service in South Africa, as the first country on the African continent to get access to this streamer that started in November 2019. What will it cost? So far we can only guess, but it will bundle TV content and films from across Disney, National Geographic, Marvel, Pixar and ABC under the Star tile. 

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