Sony Pictures Television and Nigerian content company EbonyLife have announced drama Exiles as the winner of their joint writers’ initiative ÀLÓ, which they will develop into a series.
Nigerian entertainment blogger Linda Ikeji has announced the debut of her film Dark October on global streamer Netflix next month.
Babatunde Apalowo’s film All the Colours of the World Are Between Black & White has been selected to premiere at the 73rd edition of the Berlin International Film Festival.
This year’s Joburg Film Festival (JFF) will showcase more than 60 selected films from South Africa, Tunisia, Brazil, Seoul, USA, Japan, Morocco and others.
Brazil’s Globo and Ivory Coast-based Côte Ouest Audiovisuel have agreed to extend their long-standing sales pact.
Disney’s Onyx Collective is in development on a drama series from Proximity Media about the first queen in Africa.
Algerian cablenet Echourouk TV has commissioned a local version of The Great Bake Off, making it the 40th territory to license the format.
The Real Housewives franchise is getting a new version in the Nigerian city of Abuja, which will air on MultiChoice-backed African streamer Showmax.
In honour of Black History Month, celebrated in February, a new documentary series called African Queens: Njinga will premiere on global streaming platform Netflix next month.
Nigerian production company FilmOne Entertainment and digital media company Leon Global Media have partnered to remake Nollywood classic Owo Blow.
Genius Brands International’s digital network Kartoon Channel! has expanded into the African market by launching in South Africa and 46 other countries throughout the sub-Saharan region.
The number of pay TV subscriptions in Africa is set to increase by 16 million by 2028, leading to a total of 57 million across the continent, according to Digital TV Research
African pay TV operator Multichoice and its South African broadcaster M-Net are expanding the local version of The Real Housewives franchise with the commission of The Real Housewives of Gqeberha.
MultiChoice-owned South African entertainment channel Mzansi Magic will premiere a new telenovela at the start of next week.
Nollywood actor Broda Shaggi (Namste Wahala, King of Thieves) is to star as the lead in the satirical film A Bag of Trouble.
South African entertainment channel Mzansi Wethu has unveiled several new reality programmes that are set to debut on its platform this month.
A Sunday Affair, a new romance film produced by Nigeria’s EbonyLife Media, will debut on global streamer Netflix next month.
Nigerian drama series Grind, created by Roberta Orioma, will launch on Amazon Prime Video this month.
MultiChoice-owned African streaming platform Showmax will premiere its first Nigerian telenovela, Wura, on January 23.
- MultiChoice adds Discovery’s HGTV to DStv
- Yanga TV preps for UK launch
- Ex-TVC host moves to Play TV
- Play TV adds to channel line-up
- TVC’s Entertainment Splash revamped
- Women in TV: Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu
- NTA news anchor Cyril Stober retires
- Continental Satellite Limited
- Cable Channels Nigeria
- SceneOne TV unveils mobile app