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.