Monday, 11 November 2013

Press release 

·         Four exciting channels to launch on DStv in November – more value for money

On Tuesday 12 November, four new and exciting entertainment channels will be added to DStv. In its ongoing effort to constantly improve our DStv offering, CBS DramaCBS ActionJimJam and MGM will join an array of channels on the DStv platform. 
(more after the cut)

MGM (DStv channel 140) and JimJam (DStv channel 310) will be available to all DStv subscribers.  While CBS Action (DStv channel 133), CBS Drama (DStv channel 134) will be available for subscriber from      DStv Family to DStv Premium.
This new range of channels includes programming which covers action packed drama, iconic and unforgettable series, kid’s entertainment and an unparalleled range of Oscar winning movies.
The launch of these new channels is in line with MultiChoice Africa’s philosophy which is to continuously find fresh content that will bring the very best in the subscribers’ home television viewing experience. Excited about this move, the CEO of MultiChoice Africa, Nico Meyer said: “ As MultiChoice Africa we are determined to maintain our position as Africa’s leader in quality content. As  the leading multi-platform pay TV operator in the continent we are determined to remain first place in the hearts and minds of our viewers – I am certain that the launch of this 4-channel combo will do exactly that and put us on par with world trends”.
More about the channels:
·      DStv audiences will see a host of content such as smash hit CBS series, New Twilight Zone and        Mission: Impossible on CBS Action, which will be the home of action-packed drama, tense thrillers and sci-fi favourites, while CBS Drama will feature hits such as Dallas and Half & Half .

·      At launch, young viewers between one and six and their families will be treated to classic children’s favourites on JimJam such as Bob The Builderand Angelina Ballerina and hit emergency rescue animation Heroes of The City on JimJam.

·      MGM offers handpicked movie entertainment from the iconic Hollywood studio with 14 Best Picture Oscars to its name. The movie maker’s vault boasts huge hit titles including Dances with Wolves,       West Side StoryThe Silence of the Lambs and Rain Man to name a few. 
Louise Cottrell, VP Affiliate Sales for Chello Zone, adds: “Our growing presence in Africa is an important move, both for Chello Zone and our partnership channels with CBS. As the first major deal for the CBS channels since their successful rebrand, it is a crucial time in their development and we are thrilled to be working with MultiChoice Africa “.
L. Reed Manville, Executive Vice President of International Channels for CBS Studios International, said: “Our growing presence in Africa is an important move regionally, both for CBS Studios International and our partnership channels with Chello Zone. As the first major deal for the CBS channels since its successful rebrand, we are thrilled to be working with the country’s leading platform MultiChoice.”
 Stay tuned to DStv in November for programming that is sure to keep you excited, intrigued and entertained.

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