Grammy-winning DJ and record executive DJ Khaled is set to be the international host of the 14th edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards taking place in Kampala.
Nigerian drama series Tinsel, which began airing in August 2008, reached its 3,000th episode on January 21 on AM Showcase (DStv channel 151).
Ghana-based pan-African entertainment channel WatsUp TV has partnered with Sony Music to promote musical artists from across the continent.
Nigerian reality show Adam & Eve, in which 24 male and female contestants embark on a 100-day adventure, is holding contestant auditions.
Digital television operator StarTimes has signed a deal with the Confederation of African Football to broadcast the ongoing Total African Nations Championship from this week until February 7.
MultiChoice-owned VoD service Showmax has added two pop-up channels that will be available until the end of March.
M-Net-owned South African network Mzansi Magic has launched a new reality show called Abandoned.
Indian-Nigerian movie Namaste Wahala, which should have launched in cinemas last April but was delayed due to the pandemic, will now be released this April.
An open casting call has been issued for the forthcoming South African adaptation of Latin American comedy-drama format Yo Soy Betty la Fea (aka Ugly Betty).
MultiChoice VoD service Showmax and France-based pay TV operator Canal+ have begun production on a gritty police procedural and legal show titled Crime & Justice.
Nigerian actor Yvonne Orji is working on an autobiographical comedy series for Disney+ with British-born Nigerian-American actor David Oyelowo and Oscar-winning TV personality Oprah Winfrey.
Revenue from OTT platforms in Africa is expected to more than quadruple in the next five years, according to a report by UK-based analysis firm Digital TV Research.
UAE-based mobile technology company Mondia Media has launched its entertainment platform Monsooq in Nigeria.
African animated series Iwájú is set to debut on streaming platform Disney+ in 2022.
Pay TV subscriptions in Africa will rise to 51 million in the next five years, according to a report by UK-based analysis firm Digital TV Research.
Africa- and UK-based broadcaster African Movie Channel has debuted its flagship channel on the UK’s Freeview television platform.
Pay TV operator MultiChoice and its flagship channel M-Net have collaborated to create a new version of US reality franchise Real Housewives set in Durban.
US-based Africa Sports Ventures Group has announced a new TV sports entertainment show called Africa Empire Warrior and will begin auditioning contestants in March.
Tanzanian TV station Wasafi TV has been handed a six-month ban by the Tanzanian Communications Regulatory Authority for violating the country’s broadcasting regulations.
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