MultiChoice, Televisa launch novela channel
MultiChoice has partnered with Mexican broadcaster Televisa to launch a pop-up channel on the African firm’s pay TV platform DStv.
TLNovelas features Mexican telenovelas of various genres, offering romantic comedies, epic dramas and binge-worthy stories aimed at different viewing demographics.
Titles include flagship show Love Spell (Sortilegio) as well as Teresa, My Heart is Yours (Mi Corazón es Tuyo), Passion & Power (Pasión y Poder) and Fooled Into Love (Amores con Trampa).
John Ugbe, CEO of MultiChoice Nigeria, said: “As Africa’s most-loved storyteller, we are unwavering in our commitment to ensure we continue to find the best available content and stories to delight our customers, both now and into the future. We endeavour to deliver both world-class international content as well as the very best in local content, giving our loyal customers a never-ending selection of outstanding entertainment.”
Fernando Muñiz, general director of Televisa Networks and Televisa International, said: “This channel launch showcases the growing value of the TLNovelas brand worldwide, with the English version of TLNovelas. Televisa continues its position as a leader in the pay TV market by offering content with the best quality.
“We continue to experience rapid growth all over the world due to partnerships with outstanding media players such as MultiChoice, and we are excited to take the next step of this expansion around the world.”
TLNovelas is available from now until August 2021 on channel 133 and is open to DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers. Televisa is the largest broadcaster in Mexico and also delivers satellite TV via subsidiary Televisa Networks.