The South African Broadcasting Corporation is celebrating its 85th anniversary.
Nigerian entrepreneurial reality show The Next Titan has commenced registrations for its upcoming eighth season.
Canada-based food channel Gusto TV has collaborated with Nigerian free streaming app AVO TV to bring its international content to Africa.
Esther Benyeogo from Nigeria’s Delta State has emerged as the winner of the third season of singing competition series The Voice Nigeria.
BritBox, the joint-venture SVoD service from ITV and the BBC, will launch in South Africa on August 6 after reaching two million subscriptions outside of the UK.
Award-winning Nigerian media personality Toke Makinwa will host Big Brother Naija talkshow spin-off The Buzz, which will be available exclusively on MultiChoice-owned streamer Showmax.
The South African version of Banijay format Temptation Island will premiere on August 26 on MultiChoice Group-owned SVoD service Showmax.
Netflix is set to release an original series following on from 2018 African crime thriller movie King of Boys, which was written, produced and directed by Nigerian filmmaker Kemi Adetiba.
The International Finance Corporation has invested in tech investment firm Convergence Partners’ Digital Infrastructure Fund to help strengthen broadband infrastructure in more than 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
France Télévisions and WarnerMedia are co-financing an animated special based on publishing property Akissi, which centres on a mischievous girl growing up in Ivory Coast.
Cooking show Pimp My Pot will soon be on TV screens in Nigeria thanks to a deal between FMCG company Flourmills Nigeria, ad agency PHD Media Nigeria and a production company in Lagos.
The sixth season of reality show Big Brother Naija (aka BBNaija) will kick off this weekend with episodes on both Saturday and Sunday night.
French outfits Chouette Company and Mounia Aram have partnered with Cameroon’s first video game studio to turn its game Aurion into an epic animated African fantasy series.
Naspers-owned pay TV operator MultiChoice Group is set to launch a general entertainment movie channel on digital satellite platform DStv next week.
UK-based producer and distributor Nucleus Media Rights has teamed up with South African drama prodco Scribe Studios in a coproduction deal.
DStv Media Sales, the sales arm of pay TV group MultiChoice Africa, has expanded its Discovery Network commercial portfolio from three channels to all eight of Discovery’s networks.
New Showmax original comedy series Ghana Jollof, executive produced by Nigerian comedian Basketmouth (aka Bright Okpocha), has begun auditions.
Global streaming service Netflix has acquired two more Nigerian films through a deal with Nigerian distributor FilmOne Entertainment.
Award-winning Nigerian-British actors Cynthia Erivo and OT Fagbenle and Nigerian-American actor Uzo Aduba have been nominated for Emmy Awards.
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- Ex-TVC host moves to Play TV
- MultiChoice adds Discovery’s HGTV to DStv
- Play TV adds to channel line-up
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- TVC’s Entertainment Splash revamped
- Continental Satellite Limited
- Cable Channels Nigeria
- SceneOne TV unveils mobile app
- Zee World unveils show line-up