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Mzansi Magic presents Married At First Sight Mzansi
Eight strangers, one goal - to meet their perfect match for the very first time at the end of the wedding aisle. 4 Jun 2024 Read more

Season 2 of series House of the Dragon debuts 17 June on M-Net
The eight-episode second season of HBO Original drama series House of the Dragon debuts in the US on Sunday 16 June – and will be available on M-Net (DStv Channel 101) Express from the US at 3am on Monday, 17 June, and make its prime-time premiere at 9pm on the same day. The series will also be available on Showmax. 7 May 2024 Read more

Mzansi Magic reveals new historically inspired drama series, Queen Modjadji
Mzansi Magic is proud to announce that the production for its new Sunday night prime-time drama Queen Modjadji has commenced. This epic story is inspired by the world-famous Balobedu legendary rainmaker, the first Queen Modjadji, whose bloodline has ruled Southern Africa’s Lobedu clan for centuries. 23 Feb 2024 Read more

Trace Urban announces the return of Trace Fest as they also expand access to DStv subscribers
Trace Urban, the leading destination for urban and contemporary music entertainment, is thrilled to announce a significant milestone for its viewers. From Wednesday, 1 November 2023, Trace Urban will be accessible to DStv subscribers across the spectrum, from the Premium Package all the way down to the Access package. 30 Oct 2023 Read more

Mzansi Wethu presents the exciting return of Umndende & Ngi Shade Wrong!
Mzansi Wethu brings you the comeback of two of its most talked-about reality shows. Which shows, you ask? Both shows unravel the very fabric of family and romantic relationships, casting a spotlight on deep-seated issues that many dare not discuss. But on Mzansi Wethu, we dare - and we care! 25 Oct 2023 Read more

History Channel Africa launches My History Moments
Well-known South Africans share their stories that matter 24 Oct 2023 Read more

Zee Entertainment launches new isiZulu channel, Zee Zonke on DStv
The home of entertainment, DStv, has brought a new channel to viewers' screens. Zee Zonke is a 24-hour general entertainment television channel dubbed entirely in isiZulu with English subtitles, coming from Zee Entertainment. 5 Sep 2023 Read more

1Magic presents Impilo Ye Piano: Dive into the vibrant world of Amapiano!
The highly anticipated docu-series stars Nobantu Vilakazi, Josiah De Disciple, Njelic, Sandy MRD, and Mawhoo. 31 Aug 2023 Read more

How to Manifest a Man - 1Magic's new drama that promises suspense and unforgettable plots
Can you find the perfect man, or do you have to take matters into your own hands to create the man of your dreams? DStv Compact Plus subscribers are in for great primetime TV as 1Magic presents the premiere of How to Manifest a Man on Thursday, 3 August, at 20h30. The upcoming drama series will have audiences hooked with its twisted narrative, psychological depth, and stellar cast of celebrated actors and rising stars. 27 Jul 2023 Read more

DStv Media Sales expands the commercial offering of AMC Network International - UK's channels
As part of DStv Media Sales' (DMS) ongoing platform strategy to avail audiences to our valued clients, we are happy to announce that DMS is the new commercial home of both AMC Networks International - UK (AMCNI-UK) channels, CBS Justice (DStv Channel 170) and CBS Reality (DStv Channel 132). CBS Justice is already available to clients for commercial opportunities, with CBS Reality available from 01 August 2023. 28 Jun 2023 Read more

Roomies, a brand new comedy series premieres on 1Magic, DStv Channel 103
An impressive cast ensemble is here to change primetime TV in May with drama and laughter in Roomies, a new dramedy series on 1Magic! Newcomer Felicia Mlangeni and The River's Unathi Mkhize will bring you drama and laughter. 8 May 2023 Read more

DStv Media Sales announces Shaka iLembe sponsors
DStv Media Sales is proud to announce that a slate of prestigious brands have signed on in support of the MultiChoice original production Shaka iLembe, the largest ever prime-time drama series undertaken by Africa's leading storyteller. 25 Apr 2023 Read more

Shaka iLembe launches on Mzansi Magic in June
The wait is over. Mzansi Magic has announced that its much anticipated prime-time drama series Shaka iLembe will launch on Sunday, 18 June at 8pm. DStv Media Sales CEO Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee and MultiChoice General Entertainment CEO Nomsa Philiso revealed the date at a special event held at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton today. 30 Mar 2023 Read more

DStv Media Sales welcomes Byron John as head of media intelligence
DStv Media Sales is excited to announce that Byron John has joined the team as the new head of media intelligence. With an extensive background in media and data analytics, John brings a wealth of experience to the role. 27 Feb 2023 Read more

Newzroom Afrika launches Nguni-language news
Newzroom Afrika has been at the forefront of everything from breaking news and in-depth analysis to expert panel discussions, business and sport - since launching in 2019. Their commitment to increase the diversity of voices and perspectives in Africa's news media space will soon usher the arrival of Nguni language news: Izindaba Zethu|Indaba Zethu. 21 Feb 2023 Read more

TV audience behaviour
To support our valued clients during loadshedding, DStv Media Sales (DMS) has introduced key initiatives to enhance campaign effectiveness and efficiency. These include, but are not limited to, added value across our array of product offerings, extensive audience data and insights, and the commercial. 17 Feb 2023 Read more

Mzansi Magic premieres Nganele, a new week-day reality show
We look at the lives of three couples since their time on the show that had everyone talking. 1 Feb 2023 Read more

The automation advantage
Automation! One of the great buzzwords of the century. But what is it exactly? And how does it work? 1 Dec 2022 Read more

DStv Media Sales wins at Most Awards 2022
We are proud to announce and share our success at the 2022 Most Awards ceremony on 8 September. 16 Sep 2022 Read more

Women of Impact
On 30 August, DStv Media Sales and E! Entertainment hosted their annual Women's Month event at The Venue in Morningside, this year under the banner: Women of Impact. 2 Sep 2022 Read more

MNetaverse brings the action to the people
After two years of virtual gatherings on Teams and Zoom with media partners and advertisers, M-Net and DStv Media Sales brought the advertising industry together in a series of M-Net content showcases hosted in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. The MNetaverse gave the industry an inside peak at exciting content coming up on the MultiChoice group owned channels, M-Net, Mzansi Magic as well as kykNET. 16 Aug 2022 Read more

TLC celebrates its 10th birthday of entertaining South Africa
Discovery Network's flagship channel - TLC South Africa - is set to honour having been on air in South Africa for 10 years. To celebrate this decade of bringing tears, smiles, and laughter to homes across the country, the channel is headed on a trip down memory lane, filled with the best of the 'Oh My Goodness' moments, as well as exciting offerings for fans of the channel - a reminder of why TLC is the Number 1 lifestyle channel on the continent. 14 Oct 2021 Read more

The power of 8: DStv Media Sales represents all of the Discovery Network portfolio from 1 September 2021
  • 30 years of game-changing, real-life entertainment
  • Eight award-winning/world-leading channels 
  • Offering you and your brand bespoke sponsorship and advertising opportunities like never before
 14 Jul 2021 Read more

DStv Media Sales to partner with international media group, WarnerMedia, as representative for its key TV channels in SA
DStv Media Sales will, from 1 July, embark on a new commercial partnership with one of the world's leading providers and distributors of high-quality content, WarnerMedia. This significant partnership will offer DStv Media Sales clients access to dynamic advertising solutions on WarnerMedia's key TV channels in South Africa: Its Kids multiplex, Cartoon Network and Boomerang, as well as its general entertainment channel, TNT. 3 Jul 2020 Read more