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Boxing bonanza set for Mbabane, Swaziland
Boxing bonanza set for Mbabane, Swaziland

Fox Sports, a global leader in premium sports broadcasting, continues to pack a mean punch with its fifth edition of Africa Boxing set to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland, on Friday, 23 February...

Issued by S-Factor 1 day ago

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African influence on Hollywood films

How Africa is influencing Hollywood movies showcased on 'CNN Marketplace Africa'...

2 days ago

New winner selected for David Tlale reality show following dispute
New winner selected for David Tlale reality show following dispute

Following a dispute between fashion designer David Tlale and the original winner of his reality show The Intern, a young Limpopo designer has been announced as the new winner.

2 days ago

How Trump won America: A documentary
How Trump won America: A documentary

There's no question about it: the 2016 presidential race in the United States was one of the most fascinating and important events in the history of that country...

Issued by Showmax 19 Feb 2018

The trends in TV set design
The trends in TV set design

Whether the requirement is for a traditional space or an ultra-modern one, TV set designs offer infinite scope for designing ingenuity - gone are the days when they looked like what they were: a TV studio...

Issued by Udumo Group 19 Feb 2018

Fort Review launches second edition, a video series
Fort Review launches second edition, a video series

Last week marked the launch of Fort Review's second edition, this time in the form of a thought-provoking nine-part video series covering everything from black excellence to erotic capital...

By Jessica Tennant 16 Feb 2018

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The king is dead! #LongLiveTheKing

I found myself this week justifying the inclusion of television in a launch campaign. Someone check the moon, first Zuma resigns, and now this!

By Quinton Jones 16 Feb 2018

Fox Networks Group in Africa announces new content deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution
Fox Networks Group in Africa announces new content deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution

Hit shows like The Gifted, The Resident and Ghosted will be joining the Fox Africa schedule...

Issued by Fox Network Group 14 Feb 2018

A new TV content festival announced
A new TV content festival announced

ZIFF and DISCOP Zanzibar add TV series festival to the category line-up...

12 Feb 2018

Finalists for NYF TV & Film Awards announced
Finalists for NYF TV & Film Awards announced

Finalists for the New York Festivals 2018 TV & Film Awards have been announced...

12 Feb 2018

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Streaming platform Hulu could be wild card in Fox-Disney megadeal

Walt Disney Co.'s deal for much of the film and television assets of 21st Century Fox could help remake the streaming platform Hulu a legitimate rival to Netflix...

8 Feb 2018

#StartupStory: Playbook
#StartupStory: Playbook

Playbook is a web-based platform that simplifies the creative procurement process by making sure SA creatives and artists 'play by the book' in terms of bookings, performances or commissions...

By Jessica Tennant 8 Feb 2018

David Tlale embroiled in reality show controversy
David Tlale embroiled in reality show controversy

He may be a gifted designer, but not everything about David Tlale is stylish...

By Leonie Wagner 7 Feb 2018

Charles Murito, country manager of Google Kenya |
Google Kenya's Charles Murito on digital advertising and the age of assistance

Google SA hosted a media event earlier this week to bring media practitioners across Africa up to speed on the latest technological advancements in the digital advertising space, focusing on Google Ads in particular...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2018

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And the Safta nominees are...

The South African Film and Television Awards (Safta) has announced its (very, very) long list of nominees, so buckle up, because here they are...

By Julia Breakey 5 Feb 2018

Contestants revealed for Tropika Island of Treasure Maldives
Contestants revealed for Tropika Island of Treasure Maldives

On Monday, 5 February, at 7.30pm, the first episode of Tropika Island of Treasure Maldives will air on SABC3...

Issued by Clover 2 Feb 2018

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Manyi's ANN7 to lose its DStv spot

MultiChoice had decided to axe the Gupta-linked ANN7 channel from its DStv platform, the payTV group said on Wednesday...

By Nick Hedley 2 Feb 2018

CBS to evaluate possible Viacom merger
CBS to evaluate possible Viacom merger

NEW YORK, US - US television network CBS announced on Thursday it will explore a possible merger with Viacom amid accelerating consolidation in the media industry...

2 Feb 2018

Embrace digital but ignore traditional media at your peril
Embrace digital but ignore traditional media at your peril

Thabiso Dlamini explores several reasons why marketers need to focus on developing their relationship with traditional media now more than ever...

By Thabiso Dlamini 1 Feb 2018

Chris Maroleng is the new COO of the SABC
Chris Maroleng is the new COO of the SABC

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has officially announced that Chris Maroleng has been appointed as the new chief operations officer of the public broadcaster...

By Kgaugelo Masweneng 31 Jan 2018

Fox's brand-new thrilling espionage drama Deep State to premiere in April
Fox's brand-new thrilling espionage drama Deep State to premiere in April

Catch your first glimpse of the highly anticipated new show with the release of an explosive first-look trailer alongside four brand-new images from Deep State...

Issued by Fox Network Group 30 Jan 2018

New appointment to lead CNN sales in EMEA
New appointment to lead CNN sales in EMEA

CNN has appointed an EMEA content sales lead to work with broadcast and digital partners...

29 Jan 2018

Sky delivers profits surge awaiting takeover by Fox
Sky delivers profits surge awaiting takeover by Fox

LONDON, UK - Sky, the pan-European TV giant, announced Thursday a 40-percent increase in first-half net profit on higher revenues, while awaiting a takeover by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox...

29 Jan 2018

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What's trending? Retro-millennia

Perhaps as a reaction to the disillusionment of adulthood, the millennial generation is looking back to the comforts of childhood brands and media as a balm for their collective pre-mid-life-crisis...

By Bronwyn Williams 29 Jan 2018

21st Century Fox/Sky takeover thrown into doubt by UK regulator
21st Century Fox/Sky takeover thrown into doubt by UK regulator

LONDON, UK: Britain's competition regulator provisionally ruled Tuesday that a planned takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox entertainment group was "not in the public interest"...

24 Jan 2018

Social media erupts for Zim The Voice UK contestant
Social media erupts for Zim The Voice UK contestant

Zimbabwe-raised teen is the talk of The Voice UK, along with his dancing granma who owned social media after the performance of Donel Mangena...

23 Jan 2018

Escape the Januworry blues and enjoy economic freedom with OLX
Escape the Januworry blues and enjoy economic freedom with OLX

In a new TV campaign that hit our screens on 16 January, OLX has partnered with Savanah's Comic of the Year winner, Skhumba Hlope, to show how easy it is to make smart financial choices by buying and selling on OLX...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 18 Jan 2018

New daily drama Imbewu: The Seed set to break local television boundaries on e.tv
New daily drama Imbewu: The Seed set to break local television boundaries on e.tv

Family secrets and treachery, Imbewu: The Seed is a compelling and groundbreaking new daily drama set to premiere on e.tv in April 2018...

Issued by e.tv 18 Jan 2018

Television will endure in a Netflix world
Television will endure in a Netflix world

In a world where all-episodes-at-once has quickly become ubiquitous, what else will consumers want out of their entertainment experience in the future?

10 Jan 2018

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