Thursday, August 30, 2012

A NEW ERA FOR MOVIES AS M-NET EXPANDS MOVIE OFFERING ON DStv

DStv audiences across Africa are set to get more movie magic as entertainment powerhouse M-Net embarks on an exciting new chapter! From Monday 1 October 2012, the M-Net movie offering on DStv will be expanding to include eight genre-themed movie channels.  

The 8 movie channels are themed according to movie type and will include M-Net Movies Premiere,
M-Net Movies Comedy, M-Net Movies Family, M-Net Movies Action Plus, M-Net Movies Drama & Romance and M-Net Movies Showcase. Rounding off the M-Net movie line-up are M-Net Movies Action (previously M-Net Action) and M-Net Movies Stars (previously M-Net Stars).   

With the tagline A Movie for Every Mood, audiences can now be assured of a wider choice of the best possible selection of available movies anytime of the day.  

This marks a significant evolution in M-Net’s movie line-up that currently encompasses only 2 generic movie channels. The new range of movie channels, which debuts in October, is specifically designed to ensure easy navigation for audiences so they know just where to find their favourite type of movie. 
To find out more on each channel, please read on… 
  • M-Net Movies Premiere (DStv Channel 103): This where you can find the freshest movies appearing on television for the first time. 5 new movies will be screened every weekend on M-Net Movies Premiere and kicking off every weekend on a Friday is 4 of the 5 blockbusters. 
  • If you like your comedies with a little romance, drama or with slapstick humour, M-Net Movies Comedy (DStv Channel 104) will have you laughing out loud.
  • M-Net Movies Family (DStv Channel 105) is the destination for wholesome entertainment for all ages, featuring animation, musicals, fantasy and feel-good family movies will keep both kids and the young at heart engrossed all day.
  • Viewers can expect a host of blockbuster movies from Action to Westerns, Horror and Sci-Fi on M-Net Movies Action Plus (DStv Channel 106).
  • There is also M-Net Movies Drama & Romance (DStv Channel 107) for those who prefer biographies, thrillers, documentaries and war movies.
  • M-Net Movies Showcase (DStv Channel 108) shines the spotlight on specific movies and directors with exciting festivals, themes and box sets. In addition, viewers get to take control and recommend movies with a special viewer’s choice.
              (MM1 and MM2 will be replaced with the 6 themed movie channels above) 
  • All things action will be available on M-Net Movies Action (DStv Channel 110, previously M-Net Action).
  • And M-Net Movies Stars (DStv Channel 111, previously M-Net Stars) is the channel for young and old alike. It features modern greats and movie favourites from past and present across a variety of genres from comedy to drama and romance.
PLUS: From the month of October, viewers can look forward to festivals, themed evenings and a viewer’s choice on selected nights across all the channels. 

For more information on these exciting new channels, log on to www.dstv.com!  
DStv subscribers can also get information on the upcoming DStv channel re-numbering initiative on the DStv website. With DStv launching several new channels in the recent past, the channel re-numbering initiative is focused on ensuring that all channels are grouped as relevant by genres. 

This will mean that viewers can find the channels that they are looking for easily and quickly. This update of the channel numbers will also allow for future channel growth on DStv.  

And to help viewers navigate the channel number changes, DStv is also launching a dedicated channel (DStv channel 198), hosted by Big Brother star IK Osakioduwa.  Alternatively simply press OK on your DStv remote and click on the Renumbering section for info. 

So sit back, relax and get ready for a world of great movie entertainment…courtesy of M-Net and only on DStv!

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