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e.tv launches formal eKasi filmmakers training programme - e.tvThis week e.tv unveiled its first accredited (NQF level 5) training programme targeted at aspirant and junior filmmakers. The programme aims to develop the local production industry and boost the quality of local content to match and surpass international standards. 5 Sep 2014 Read more >>
eNCA and eNews Prime Time get a distinct new look - e.tvOn Monday, 1 September 2014, eNCA (channel 403 on DStv), eNuus (Channel 144 on DStv), Izindaba, eNews Africa, eNews Prime Time and eNCA.com introduces a new visual identity, a more contemporary look to create a visual expression that showcases e.Sat TV's vision as a world-class news broadcaster. 29 Aug 2014 Read more >>
Rhythm City zooms in on child abuse - e.tvFive out of seven children in South Africa are abused by their parent figures. One child is raped every three minutes. There are 60 reported cases of child rape every day. More than 88% of child rapes are never reported. This is according to a report by trade union Solidarity released in 2009. 14 Aug 2014 Read more >>
Reality Check 2: Ubuntu just got a makeover - e.tvTX: Saturday, 2 August 2014 at 6.05pm 22 Jul 2014 Read more >>
Telling the story of the charismatic Jacob Zuma - e.tvTX: Sunday, 20 July 2014 at 3pm 17 Jul 2014 Read more >>
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Khanyi probes deeper and wider in the new season - eKasi+TX: Friday, 18 July 2014 at 6pm 16 Jul 2014 Read more >>
SA's Got Talent back for a smoking hot season - e.tvTX: Sunday, 7 September 2014 at 6.05pm 15 Jul 2014 Read more >>
Sunrise welcomes multi-lingual Penny Lebyane - e.tvTX: Monday, 14 July 2014 at 6am Free on e.tv 14 Jul 2014 Read more >>
Funded learning opportunities in media for the unemployed - e.tve.tv, eNCA, YFM and Sasani Studios, in partnership with eAcademy and the MICT SETA, will be hosting learning programmes for unemployed South Africans. Choose from either a Television Learnership, TV or Radio Skills Programme or an Internship in various disciplines. 27 Jun 2014 Read more >>
eNCA/Brandlab take Gold at Promaxbda in LA - e.tveNCA's advertising agency, Brandlab, took Gold in the News/Information Campaign category at the prestigious Promaxbda Global Excellence Awards in LA on Thursday, 12 June. They beat the likes of CNN and Sky to take top honours. 23 Jun 2014 Read more >>
Charity Showdown unveiled - e.tvTX: Saturday, 19 July 2014 at 9am 20 Jun 2014 Read more >>
eNCA's Africa Editor Chris Maroleng resigns - e.tveNCA (DStv Channel 403) regrettably announces the resignation of Africa Editor, Chris Maroleng, after six years with the broadcaster. Maroleng is leaving the channel in order to pursue a career in the corporate sector in South Africa. His last day with the channel will be on 12 July 2014. 18 Jun 2014 Read more >>
News duo joins Obama's Young Africa Leaders Initiative - e.tveNCA anchor, Cathy Mohlahlana, and Sunrise presenter, Faith Mangope, have been chosen to take part in the prestigious Washington Fellowship, US President Barack Obama's exchange programme, the Young African Leaders Initiative. The duo will be part of the US-based programme from Monday, 16 June until 31 August 2014. 17 Jun 2014 Read more >>
eNCA Weatherman Derek Van Dam bids SA farewell - e.tvIt is with great sadness and tremendous gratitude that eNCA announces the departure of weather anchor Derek Van Dam. Van Dam has decided to return to his home country, the United States, where he will be joining CNN International. 9 Jun 2014 Read more >>
Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola celebrates its 10th season - e.tvTX: Wednesdays at 9.30pm on eNCA (DStv Channel 403), in United Kingdom on the SKY (Digital Satellite Platform Channel 517) and Thursdays at 8.00pm on e.tv. 6 Jun 2014 Read more >>
eNCA Broadcast News Bootcamp - e.tvSA's first and most watched 24-hour news channel wants you for its television news graduate program. 16 Apr 2014 Read more >>
Pirate low quality DTT set-top boxes (STBs) in South Africa - e.tvThe influx of illegal DTT set-top boxes (STB) has already reached South African shores. Worryingly, the STBs do not meet the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) specifications. 27 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Jozi Streets - eAfrica+Tuesday, 1 April at 8PM 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Eve - eAfrica+Tuesday, 1 April at 12:30PM 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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The Chucklewood Critters - eToonz+Thursday, 10 April at 4:30PM 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Mister Maker - eToonz+Monday, 28 April at 2:25PM 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Arachnoquake - eMovies+Monday, 7 April at 10PM 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Walking Tall - eMovies+Monday, 14 April at 8PM 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Gumba Gumba - eKasi+Wednesday, 9 April at 10PM
Oliver Mtukudzi 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Traffic! - eKasi+Wednesday, 2 April at 9:30PM
Dini gets a lawyer and his suspect status takes an unexpected turn. 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Kasi My 'Kasi - eKasi+Sunday, 20 April at 5:30PM
Soshanguve: Tshwane: Gauteng 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Kasi-licious - eKasi+Monday, 14 April at 6PM
DJ SPHEctacular and DJ Naves. 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Behind The Gospel - eKasi+Sunday, 13 April at 6PM
Hlengiwe Mhlaba 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Katch It with Khanyi - eKasi+Friday, 11 April at 6PM
Lesley Mofokeng & Refilwe Modiselle 12 Feb 2014 Read more >>
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Let's Talk With Masechaba Lekalake - eKasi+Thursday, 3 April at 6PM
Should students be required to take random drug tests? 1 Feb 2014 Read more >>
e.tv launches four new channels on OpenView HD - e.tvSouth Africa's only independent free-to-air commercial television channel, will launch four new channels on Tuesday, 15 October, at 5pm. 15 Oct 2013 Read more >>
eNCA's Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola nominated for International Emmy award - e.tveNCA's news parody show, Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola (LNN) has been nominated for an International Emmy award in the comedy category by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 11 Oct 2013 Read more >>
Jerm joins eNCA.com as the editorial cartoonist - e.tvJeremy Nell, otherwise known to South Africans as Jerm, has joined eNCA.com as official editorial cartoonist. His first cartoon appeared on eNCA.com from Tuesday, 8 October. 10 Oct 2013 Read more >>
eNCA regrets to announce the departure of Eleni Giokos - e.tveNCA regrets to announce that news anchor Eleni Giokos will be leaving the channel. 8 Oct 2013 Read more >>
e.tv signs Memorandum of Understanding for DTT - e.tve.tv (Pty) Limited and Sentech have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the appointment of national transmission provider Sentech to provide signal distribution services to e.tv for its digital terrestrial television ("DTT") services. 19 Aug 2013 Read more >>
eNCA appoints Mapi Mhlangu as the new news editor of its 24 hour news channel - e.tvMapi Mhlangu has been confirmed as the new news editor of eNCA. Mhlangu takes over from Seamus Reynolds who was appointed as managing editor earlier this year. 14 Aug 2013 Read more >>
Marcel Golding meets Chinese President Xi Jinping - e.tvMarcel Golding, CEO of Sabido Investments (owners of e.tv and eNCA) met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS media owner summit in Beijing on Tuesday 19 March 2013. eNCA was granted the first international TV interview with the Chinese President ahead of other 24 hour news networks. The interview (conducted by eNCA China bureau chief, John Bailey) will be broadcast on eNCA (Channel 403 on DStv and the SKY digital satellite platform channel 518) at 7am on Saturday CAT. 22 Mar 2013 Read more >>
e.tv captures essence of South Africa's cultural diversity with a vibrant re-imaging campaign - e.tve.tv recently welcomed the new year with a fresh, innovative brand re-imaging which saw the launch of a new logo, pay-off line and on-air imaging on Tuesday, 1 January 2013. 4 Feb 2013 Read more >>
e.tv welcomes the new year with an innovative refreshed brand identity - e.tvIn commemoration of fourteen years as South Africa's first and only free-to-air commercial TV station, e.tv will unveil a re-imaged brand identity that will come into effect from Tuesday, 1 January 2013. 11 Dec 2012 Read more >>
Free-to-air broadcaster, e.tv, is dismayed by comments made by Communications Minister Dina Pule's technical advisor, Roy Kruger, about the broadcaster's commitment to DTT. Kruger's reckless remarks were directed at e.tv's lawsuit against the Minister's appointment of Sentech to manage conditional access to set-top boxes. 15 Nov 2012 Read more >>
The recently published ICASA Frequency Migration Plan presents major stumbling blocks to the sustainability of free-to-air broadcasters. Broadcasters have rallied against the proposed changes and are concerned that ICASA has not adequately assessed the implications of frequency migration. Broadcasters are particularly concerned at the absence of any policy inquiry into the future needs of terrestrial broadcasting and the implications for their business. 2 Nov 2012 Read more >>
Sentech in hot water over broadcast piracy - e.tvSentech's failure to stop widespread broadcast piracy in Southern Africa is negatively impacting on Botswana's television industry. eBotswana - a sister company to e.tv - is in court on Thursday arguing an application against the South African signal distributor in the South Gauteng High Court for failing to take all reasonable steps necessary to prevent pirate viewing of SABC channels in Botswana. 28 Jul 2011 Read more >>
e.tv and sister company eNews Channel are admittedly confused. 9 Mar 2011 Read more >>
eNews Channel now available on cell phones - e.tve.Mobile TV launched on Tuesday 23 November, with the eNews Channel and Channel O available on cell phones on a free-to-air basis. 24 Nov 2010 Read more >>
A select group of Soweto residents will be the first in the country to experience cutting edge digital television. Broadcasters, e.tv and M-Net, today announced plans to bring the latest digital television technology to a group of residents in the Soweto area. 17 Sep 2010 Read more >>
e.tv launches e.tv Africa in 12 countries across the continent - e.tvViewers in twelve countries across Africa now have access to a 24-hour syndicated version of the South African free-to-air channel e.tv. This announcement was made today by the channel's group chief operating officer, Bronwyn Keene-Young. 13 Apr 2010 Read more >>
3rd Degree launches Debora Patta's blog - e.tve.tv has launched Debora Patta's blog on www.etv.co.za. 27 Jan 2010 Read more >>
eNews channel launches on DStv bouquet in southern Africa - e.tvSouth Africa's first independent 24-hour news service will launch on DStv's premium and compact bouquets in southern Africa. 5 Oct 2009 Read more >>
Debora Patta to follow her passion for journalism - e.tve.tv has announced Debora Patta's resignation as eNews Editor-in-Chief, following her decision to focus solely on 3rd Degree. Debora Patta took over as eNews chief in 2005, but stayed on as host and executive producer of her brainchild, 3rd Degree. 30 Sep 2009 Read more >>
e.tv goes drama! - e.tve.tv will give viewers yet another dose of local drama with the launch of ekasi stories, five aspirational, gritty local dramas which will begin to air in October on Mondays at 9pm. 14 Sep 2009 Read more >>
e.tv would like to congratulate eNews editor-in-chief, executive producer and anchor of 3rd Degree, Debora Patta on winning the prestigious 2009 Vodacom Women in the Media award on Thursday, 30 July 2009. 31 Jul 2009 Read more >>
e.tv sitcom How I Met Your Mother nominated for four Emmy Awards - e.tvFree-to-air channel, e.tv aims to give its viewers the best series and programmes at no cost. And the proof, as they say, is in the pudding with the recent announcement of e.tv's popular sitcom, How I Met Your Mother, being nominated four times in the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards. The four categories are: 22 Jul 2009 Read more >>
eNews weather ads scoop bronze in New York - e.tve.tv and the eNews Channel have been recognised for their innovative ads at the prestigious World Promax/BDA Promotion and Marketing Awards, scooping a bronze certificate in Best news\information multiple spot campaign at the awards ceremony in New York last week. 29 Jun 2009 Read more >>
Seasoned journalist, Dan Moyane, joins eNews Channel - e.tveNews Channel (on DStv, Channel 403) has announced that the seasoned journalist Dan Moyane will be joining the 24-hour satellite news channel on Wednesday 25 March. Moyane will be hosting the 16h00 to 18h00 weekday slot. 18 Mar 2009 Read more >>
e.tv broadcasts The Values Campaign: positive stories on South Africans - e.tvFree-to-air channel e.tv is currently broadcasting a series of inserts, which focuses on the positive and dynamic stories that unfold in South Africa every day. 23 Feb 2009 Read more >>
The Big Debate - e.tvThe eNews Channel launches a new political debate show this week entitled "The Big Debate". In a unique "Town Hall Meeting" format, the eNews Channel will be travelling across South Africa, to talk about corruption, leadership, black economic empowerment, media freedom, service delivery and other hot topics. 10 Feb 2009 Read more >>
eNews to cover Barack Obama's inauguration - e.tvOn Tuesday 20 January at 6.55pm, eNews Prime Time will cross over to one of the world's most historic moments, the inauguration of America's first African-American president, Barack Obama. E.tv will bring you a front row seat when his term of office as America's 44th United States president officially kicks in. 16 Jan 2009 Read more >>
Forgive & Forget returns for its third season and wants to hear your stories - e.tvForgive & Forget, e.tv's local reality show with a heart-warming difference, returns to your screens for its third season on Tuesday 6 January 2009. 30 Oct 2008 Read more >>
eNews to report live on American elections - e.tvFree-to-air channel e.tv and the eNews Channel have announced that they will report live from America to cover one of the most historic elections in the history of the USA. eNews will report from America from 30 October until 9 November. 28 Oct 2008 Read more >>
e.tv launches prime time Zulu, Sotho news bulletins - e.tvOn Monday 15 September, e.tv will launch Zulu and Sotho eNews bulletins at 6pm. The bulletins will be broadcast Mondays to Fridays and will include national, international, business, sports, human interest stories and weather. 10 Sep 2008 Read more >>
e.tv turns 10 years old on 1 October - e.tve.tv, South Africa's first and only independent free-to-air television channel, celebrates ten years on air on 1 October. Over the past decade, e.tv has established itself against the odds to become a household name and a key player in the South African broadcasting industry. 4 Sep 2008 Read more >>
Fourth season of Let's Fix It launches - e.tvOne of e.tv's most popular programmes, Let's Fix It, returns for its fourth season on Tuesday 29 July at 8.30pm. Once again, the programme will focus on looking to lend a helping hand to those in need. 24 Jul 2008 Read more >>
e.tv's popular social upliftment programme Let's Fix It is back on air on 29 July 2008. Now in its fourth season, Let's Fix It is once again looking to lend a helping hand to those in need. Kaelo Worldwide Media has been appointed as the production company to produce the new series and the show is being refreshed with a brand new look. 24 Jun 2008 Read more >>
Do you want to make a difference in the world? Be part of a dynamic team that purposefully sets out to enrich the lives of the less fortunate. Free-to-air channel e.tv is looking for a production company with fresh and exciting ideas to produce the next season of the popular show Let's Fix It. 10 Mar 2008 Read more >>
e.sat, the sister business to free-to-air television channel e.tv, has announced that it will initiate its multi-channel strategy in 2008 with the launch of South Africa's first independent 24-hour television news service on Multichoice's DSTV platform. 13 Dec 2007 Read more >>
On Thursday 4 October at 1pm, e.tv launches an additional news programme, Lunchtime Live. This new half-hour show will be aired every weekday at 1pm and will be anchored by Andrew Barnes, a seasoned e.tv broadcaster. 18 Sep 2007 Read more >>
e.sat welcomes the decision of ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) to issue it with a subscription television license. 12 Sep 2007 Read more >>
Following the enormous popularity of The Biggest Loser, free-to-air channel e.tv is inviting viewers to participate in a local version of this internationally successful reality weight-loss series. 10 Jul 2007 Read more >>
A humourous e.tv radio advertisement, Hey Fatty Boom Boom, promoting the popular reality show The Biggest Loser, has won a 2007 Promax World Gold Award. 26 Jun 2007 Read more >>
e.tv has secured from Supersport the free-to-air rights to broadcast one of the country's most prestigious soccer tournaments, the Telkom Charity Cup. This year the annual Telkom Charity Cup will take place at the Mmabatho Stadium in the North West on Saturday, 4 August 2007. 20 Jun 2007 Read more >>
Tyra Banks: America’s Next Top Model promo - e.tvOnce again e.tv has created eye-catching promotional footage for one of their top reality shows, America’s Next Top Model. The show, hosted and produced by Tyra Banks, brings together a dozen wannabe runway divas all looking to someday grace the pages of Vogue and Elle. 2 May 2007 Read more >>
Investigating Mugabe’s diamonds - e.tvInternational diamond experts have dubbed it the biggest diamond rush in history. In the midst of political and economic turmoil, Zimbabwe has recently discovered diamonds. 23 Apr 2007 Read more >>
Free-to-air channel e.tv will launch a brand new local soap opera on Monday 9 July 2007 - Rhythm City. Rhythm City will be produced by Curious Pictures, which has a reputation for innovative productions of independent films and large scale television dramas. 16 Apr 2007 Read more >>
Forgive & Forget is a feel-good local series with an exciting, emotional finale to every episode. This half-hour show launches on e.tv at 8.30pm on Tuesday, 9 January 2007.  8 Dec 2006 Read more >>
Sabido (Pty) Ltd, the sole shareholder of free-to-air television service, e.tv, has applied for a satellite television subscription broadcasting licence. Sabido's majority shareholder is Hosken Consolidated Investments, a trade-union controlled black empowerment company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.  1 Sep 2006 Read more >>
This month e.tv launched 'Great Expectations - The 21st Century Guide to Motherhood'. The show is produced by well-known radio producer, print and TV journalist and eNews prime-time anchor Sally Burdett. 23 May 2006 Read more >>