New year, New look!DStv customers are in for a treat in 2018
when a new channel makes its debut on DStv Channel 103!
From Monday, 29 January 2018, the curtain will fall on
VUZU AMP to make way for 1Magic on DStv channel 103
– a new channel that will deliver the
hottest local and international entertainment to DStv Premium and DStv Compact+
customers at great value.
On this rebranded channel, DStv viewers can
look forward to an array of exclusive and riveting local programming like The
. Together with audience
favourites and the edgiest international series such as the much-anticipated season
finale of The Fixer
as well as Ballers,
Queen Sugar, Insecure, Survivor’s Remorse
, this channel promises to provide
the best in urban entertainment. VUZU AMP fans will certainly not miss out on
any of their favourite programming as 1Magic
will continue to serve a mix of compelling,
relevant and entertaining shows adding to their existing, exciting viewing.
will become the
entertainment destination of choice for viewers
who enjoy gripping local dramas, movies, telenovelas, reality shows and are
also looking for the best in the latest pop-culture favourite programming in
reality, series, drama and movies.
Leading the charge will be the channel’s
flagship telenovela, The River
, which boasts the crème de la crème of
South Africa’s acting talent. Starting on 29 January 2018, it is spearheaded by
a formidable cast made up of seasoned actors, Sindi Dlathu, Hlomhla Dandala,
Moshidi Motshegwa, and newcomer, Larona Moagi. The River
is about the
deadly result that comes about when the greedy world of society’s upper crust
collides with that of ordinary common folk. Driven by the themes of love across
social classes, greed and a community fighting to survive,
it’s a show
that can’t be missed.
On 2 February, look out for new chic urban
, which unpacks themes of love, urban hustle and bustle,
and the daily challenges faced by young urban couples in trying to juggle life
and newfound aspirations. The drama also boosts a stellar cast of South African
household names such as Fezile Makhanya, Thembisa Mdoda, Renate Stuurman
“In line with our vision to be the best
African storytellers in the world, M-Net has identified a need to provide the
very best in entertainment for DStv customers who straddle between a
global-meets-local worldview. In its unique content offering, this channel
fills that existing viewing gap and to that end, 1Magic
combines exclusive local and international
content, curated to be exceptional and relevant to our viewers,” says Nkateko
Mabaso, GM M-Net South Africa.
1Magic will be unveiled on DStv Channel 103 on 29
January 2018. Don’t miss this exciting revamped channel – visit www.dstv.com
today to upgrade or subscribe to DStv
Premium and DStv Compact+ to enjoy the best entertainment in Africa on your
TV screen or anytime, anywhere on any mobile device via the DStv Now app.
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