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Dumisa (DStv Channel 340) unveils exciting Easter lineup
Dumisa (DStv channel 340), the 24-hour Traditional Gospel Channel produced by Urban Brew Studios, is thrilled to unveil its inspiring lineup of shows to keep audiences entertained over the upcoming Easter season. From soul-stirring music to thought-provoking discussions, Dumisa’s Easter slate promises an enriching experience for viewers across the country. 28 Mar 2024 Read more >>

Urban Brew Studios toasts 30 years of storytelling excellence with 'Still Brewing' campaign
Campaign invites audiences to embark on a journey through Urban Brew Studios' rich history, celebrating iconic shows that have become cultural touchstones. 26 Mar 2024 Read more >>

Urban Brew Studios named South Africa's Best Production Company
Recognition comes alongside major wins for Netflix-topping show Young Famous and African, produced by Urban Brew, showcasing the company's commitment to telling exceptional African stories. 16 Nov 2023 Read more >>

Unlocking success in South African TV: The role of research and data
In the dynamic landscape of South African television, research, data, and media insights play an instrumental role in guiding strategic decision-making. The integration of these essential elements empowers broadcasters and content creators to understand their audience, optimise programming, and develop effective strategies that lead to success in the highly competitive South African television industry. 22 Aug 2023 Read more >>

Empowering narratives: Unveiling the unstoppable Women with Purpose
"I have one thing in common with the emerging black nations of Africa: We both have voices, and we are discovering what we can do with them." Mama Miriam Makeba. 3 Aug 2023 Read more >>

The appetite for local content continues to grow
The local television industry is truly in its golden age, the variety of platforms producing proudly local content and subsequently the number of jobs this growth creates is one to be celebrated. 6 Jul 2023 Read more >>

The local stories that make South Africans
South African television viewers are diverse, discerning, and increasingly interested in local content that reflects their own experiences and identities. 18 May 2023 Read more >>

Dumisa TV honours the true spirit of Easter
Channel 340 brings you a four-part Easter Special premiering tomorrow, 17 March at 5pm. This is the perfect way to gear up for the Easter weekend! 16 Mar 2023 Read more >>

Yandiswa Nkonde appointed as Urban Brew Studios head of channels
Urban Brew Studios (UBS) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Yandiswa Nkonde as the head of channels effective 1 March 2023. 9 Mar 2023 Read more >>

Urban Brew Studios to market locally brewed stories at global exhibition in Cape Town
Urban Brew Studios (UBS) will be attending MIP Africa, the continent's leading exhibition for business development and networking for creative industries in Cape Town from 24 to 26 August. 23 Aug 2022 Read more >>

The appointment of Yandiswa Nkonde as the acting head of channels
Urban Brew Studios (UBS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Yandiswa Nkonde as the acting head of channels. 17 Aug 2022 Read more >>

Two nights only, 1G and SbuNoah Music presents The Psalms of SbuNoah
On 4 and 5 December 2021 at the Theatre Of Marcellus, Emperors Palace, SbuNoah Music in partnership with One Gospel, will be hosting a gospel musical extravaganza. 26 Nov 2021 Read more >>

1G brings you Women With Purpose
On 9 August every year, South Africa celebrates National Women's Day, commemorating the day in 1956 where 20,000 women of colour, led by Rahima Moosa, Helen Joseph, Lilian Ngoyi and Sophia Williams marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the pass laws of the Apartheid. 4 Aug 2021 Read more >>

1G ramps up its faith-based entertainment offering
In the spirit of Easter, Southern Africa's pioneering Gospel channel, 1G on DStv Channel 331 brings its audience three new shows to uplift and inspire. 31 Mar 2021 Read more >>

Dumisa brings you the Easter service
Premiering on Good Friday on DStv channel 340, Dumisa presents Mantswe a Supileng, a two-hour Easter special: sharing of the word, worship and prayer. 31 Mar 2021 Read more >>

Renowned gospel singer, HLE to host VIP Invite, a new spiritual upliftment TV show
Renowned gospel singer, HLE will give viewers front-row seats to an inspirational festival of praise and worship in a new show that seeks to uplift and entertain viewers. 24 Mar 2021 Read more >>

Urban Brew Studios, a leading facilities provider, adapting to business in the time of Covid-19
Urban Brew Studios is a content creator, providing innovative global entertainment solutions and television services. 28 Jan 2021 Read more >>

Indie Afrikaans film 'Gat In Die Muur' now available online
Director-producer duo Andre Odendaal and Johan Vorster in association with Urban Brew Studios and Indigenous Film Distribution are proud to announce that Gat In Die Muur (Hole in the Wall) is available worldwide now. 15 Jul 2020 Read more >>

The refreshed and revamped One Gospel launches on 29 June 2020. 23 Jun 2020 Read more >>

YOTV turns 25!
YOTV is returning for another groundbreaking season on Friday, 6 March 2020. 6 Mar 2020 Read more >>

Appointment of Urban Brew Studios Chief Executive Officer
Kagiso Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Calvin Sefala as Urban Brew Studios Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. 21 Oct 2019 Read more >>

Urban Brew Studios to move to Brightwater Commons
Urban Brew Studios is excited to announce that they will be moving to brand-new state-of-the-art facilities at Brightwater Commons in Randburg, by early next year. The Moolman Group has been tasked with turning ten thousand square metres of the shopping complex into the ultimate space for the production house, a division of Kagiso Media. 17 Feb 2017 Read more >>

Urban Brew Studios employee among International Emmy Awards judges
Urban Brew Studios would like to congratulate their chief content officer, Markus Davies, who was selected as an International Emmy Awards juror this year. Davies who was invited by Academy Member Leopold Hoesch to join the Academy of Arts and Television as a full time member in 2014, was also a juror in the semi-final round of the Emmy Awards last year. 16 Sep 2016 Read more >>

Urban Brew Studios facilitates handover of community television station 1KZN TV
Urban Brew Studios is pleased to see 1KZN TV become a successful independent community TV channel as of 01 July, after working with the channel for the past 7 years. UBS has made substantial investments in helping 1KZN TV (DStv channel 261) to develop their capacity and skills to build a community station that creates an ideal platform to enable to the community in KZN. 19 Jul 2016 Read more >>

South Africa launches its own 'Top Chef' series
SABC 3 has launchedTop Chef South Africa, a local version of the well knownand hugely successful American reality TV series, Top Chef. The show is scheduled to start on SABC 3 on Tuesday, 12 July at 8pm and will see well established chefs or 'cheftestants' from around the country compete in various culinary challenges. The launch event brought together foodies and celebs at the Top Chef Studio in Randburg. 5 Jul 2016 Read more >>

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