English-language Bollywood TV broadcaster Zee World is set to debut new dance reality show Dance Naija Dance.
Canadian LGBTQ+ channel and streamer OUTtv is planning a launch in South Africa as part of its ongoing expansion.
Nollywood movie Rattlesnake – The Ahanna Story was the big winner at the eighth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, taking home four gongs.
Registrations have opened for this year’s Nigerian International Film and TV Summit, which will follow the theme Streaming Wars: The implications on future of content monetisation for film and TV content.
Imaging technology and services company Canon Central & North Africa has launched an interview series called African Visionaries across the continent.
Nigerian film and TV production company TNC Africa’s series Little Black Book has been chosen as an official selection at this year’s Miami Web Festival.
Musical reality series Nigerian Idol has named Progress Chukwuyem winner of its seventh edition.
The Africa Channel has named Toyin Awesu-Uhuegbu its new VP of marketing and corporate communications.
South African and UK action thriller movie Stolen is set to go into production next month.
Reality TV show Big Brother Naija has begun online auditions for its seventh season.
African Movie Channel and video-as-a-service platform DistroScale have partnered to premiere the former’s 24-hour FAST channel Nolly Africa HD on the latter’s DistroTV platform.
African films Africa & I and Ayinla have emerged winners at the recent Pan African Film & Arts Festival in Los Angeles.
South African free-to-air network e.TV has done its first content deal with the sales arm of youth-skewing media outfit Vice, picking up more than 400 hours of unscripted content.
Rwandan-Scottish actor Ncuti Gatwa has been revealed as the next star of long-running British sci-fi series Doctor Who, becoming the show’s first black lead.
The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy, established five years ago by African pay TV group MultiChoice, has started accepting applications for its upcoming training programme for 2023, set to be held in October.
Global streaming platform Netflix has picked up 2018 documentary Bigger Than Africa and will debut the film on its platform today.
Nigeria’s EbonyLife has again been selected as a case study to be covered at Harvard Business School as the prestigious Boston college celebrates 100 years of teaching using the case study method.
African OTT video consumption will be driven by the increasing number of mobile internet subscribers and is expected to grow by another 50% by 2026 to reach around 709 million, according to research.
Global streaming platform Netflix and African filmmaking organisation Realness Institute have revealed the 12 participants for the 2022 Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship programmes.
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