Chief Customer Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho has announced that there will be new channels coming to DStv and GOtv before the end of the year. He made this announcement at their 2020 media showcase event on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.
Martin talked about the new division of SuperSport into different channels specialised in different sports and different football leagues. That means that each sport like UFC, Tennis, Motorsport, gymnastics, etc will have dedicated SuperSport channels while there’ll be special channels for different football leagues. In all, there are going to be 19 sports channels on DStv, including two ESPN channels.
Dr Busola Tejumola, Executive Head of Content at MultiChoice Nigeria also talked about other new international non-sporting channels coming to DStv and GOtv by November. They will be introducing Wild Earth, a documentary channel; Kix, a channel strictly for lovers of action films; and ZooMoo, a new kids channel. They will also be introducing tvN, home for K-Pop and Korean dramas dubbed in English; Timeless Drama Channel, a Turkish telenovela station for soap-opera lovers; and TLNovelas, a Mexican Televista channel dubbed in English.
Mrs Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Channels Director of Africa Magic also talked about a new set of series and shows coming to Africa Magic as soon as Big Brother Naija is over. Fans can expect to see new seasons of ‘Date My Family’, ‘Confessions’, ‘Judging Matters’ and ‘Unmarried’. Africa Magic will also begin new shows like ‘Enakhe’, ‘Riona’, and ‘Shoot My Shot’.
To top it all off, MultiChoice is also rearranging their M-Net stations to streamline different genres of movies. Instead of five M-Net channels, there will now be four channels numbered MNet 1-4. Customers can get access to all four channels with DStv Premium.
Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, also reaffirmed their commitment to creating top-notch entertainment content for their audiences across Africa. Most of these new changes coming to DStv and GOtv will kick-off after Big Brother Naija Lockdown Edition ends.