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DStv Is Set To Lose CBS Reality And CBS Justice In Revamped Channel Offering By Paramount Global And AMC International

2022 brought a whirlwind of changes for viewers on the DStv platform as MultiChoice scrapped e.tv's 5 channels , ITV Networks , fliekNET and Tellytrack . They where those brands that went out unexpectedly and beyond anyone's control like Russia Today and Lifetime . As the world continues adapting viewers should expect more changes I mean not all changes are good (e.g. Me) but the point one would have for these changes is survival which is where CBS Reality and CBS Justice reside in.   By the end of June, the British counterpart of these channels which also manage the channels in Africa will be revising their channel offering by scrapping CBS Justice for Legend while as CBS Reality is shortened to Reality. Due to the launch of Paramount+, AMC and Paramount are eliminating the CBS branding from all their products or at least on their linear channels and shocking turn for these two channels is the programming.   CBS Justice's replacement Legend will not onl
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CBS Justice Is Out For The Count While CBS Reality's Future Remains Up In The Air On DStv

During the week, it was announced that Paramount and AMC International the party in charge of CBS Justice and CBS Reality in Africa will scrapping the CBS branding from their products by shortening (CBS) Reality and killing off CBS Justice for the male skewed channel, Legend. As it was the first time this news was announced no one could expect what possible outcome awaited the CBS channels on DStv but through a promo for CBS Justice's replacement you can clearly get a clear perspective to the whole situation. Legend is said to not only incorporate CBS Justice but offer content with sci-fi, horror and adventure and I won't go over the details with the programming as some viewers may not recognise anything from there but by looking at it you can clearly see where this channel stands in Africa. CBS Justice in the UK offers drama series like Walker, NCIS: Los Angeles and CSI while the feed in Africa carries a lot of factual content some I might add are better than what's se

Recommended Games #3: Cold War Greatest Hit Elektra Is Available To Download On Your Mobile Device

Elektra is a mobile game based on the 2005 superhero film film of the same name which serves as a spin-off to the 2003 film Daredevil, starring the Marvel Comics character Elektra Natchios (portrayed by Jennifer Garner). The mobile game sees Elektra hack through jungles and hordes of ninjas, gleaming with daggers, as if with lightings. The aim of the game is to find and destroy leaders of the ninja clan. Originally the character was meant to have a video game but publishers felt it would not be popular enough so they opted for this Street Fighter/Assassin's Creed infused game. Find Me Here

Introducing The Renowned Graphic Designer For eMedia's eToonz Channel, Rayaan Cassiem + Several Designs For The Channel

Born and raised in Cape Town, Rayaan was never found without a crayon, paintbrush or pencil in hand scribbling, doodling and painting for hours at a time. Being determined to study Graphic-Design at the Technical University, he sold his car and worked odd jobs, ranging from construction to shelf-packing. His hard work and dedication paid off and he received a bursary in his third year, completing his BTech in Graphic Design. Rayaan draws his inspiration from a myriad of avenues including graffiti and street art, album covers, comic books, animation, video games, fine art as well as graffiti and street art. ‘Being able to earn a living and supporting my family doing what I love is a blessing,’ he says. Rayaan’s artwork appeared alongside local and international artists as part in popular mixed-media group exhibitions in South Africa, Europe and the United Arab Emirates, where currently lives and works. His special interest in local African Mythology and Folk stories inspired Rayaan’s

eExtra Vs. Glow TV: The Best Source For Bollywood Series

eExtra is general entertainment channel from eMedia Investments home to primarily telenovelas particularly Indian and Turkish. Glow TV is a South African entertainment based channel from Nismedia that has content which resonate with the Indian community. Both these channels have Openview and StarSat in common aside from that the owners of these brands have been beefing with each other following eMedia's failed attempt and today we compare the channels that started it all. eExtra is currently one of the top channels on Openview for their selection in Turkish dramas which brought a spinoff ePlesier. Outside of that bubble, the channel offers a ton of Bollywood dramas which don't clash with the existing offering on Glow TV. Glow TV is SA's only Indian channel that promotes the Hindi community with not only telenovelas like eExtra but other entertainment like reality, lifestyle and local programming. It is actually one of the first channels to distribute dubbed Hindi conten

10 WWE Superstars That Hated Each Other In Real Life

When you are WWE Superstar you don't expect to get along with everyone in the locker room. Sometimes the locker room is filled with different personalities and these personalities will clash. Sometimes these feuds are kept private and sometimes made public. Here is a countdown to the 10 WWE feuds: 10. Matt Riddle and Seth Rollins In 2019, Riddle's wife posted a negative video about Becky Lynch. This didn't sit well with Rollins so he vowed to never work with him. During an interview, Riddle made the following statement: I'll be honest, I've met Seth multiple times and he's met me and I don't think we'll ever be best friends, I don't think we'll like one another, we're just two different people. Although we love wrestling, I love my significant other said something about Becky that they didn't like and I did not like or agree with it. Seth didn't like me after that and I don't think Becky liked me or my wife either, which is

Hiccup And The Rest Of Berk Are Back For More Race To The Edge And Mega Movie Stars Special Feature Shrek, Po And The Gang Of Madagascar - July 2022 Highlights

New Episodes Dragons: Race To The Edge Hiccup and Toothless are back in an all-new original TV series that takes them to the edge of adventure in DreamWorks "Dragons: Race to the Edge." Hiccup and Toothless lead the Dragon Riders as they soar beyond the borders of Berk and discover the mysterious Dragon Eye, an ancient artifact filled with secrets that will lead them to new lands filled with never-before-seen dragons and dragon hunters who will stop at nothing until they seize the powerful Dragon Eye! Monday 4 July Weekdays at 7am Weekends at 10am New Episodes George Of The Jungle The children of today need a hero to look up to. Instead, let’s give them: George of the Jungle. George lives in –and protects –the jungle of Mbebwe, a wild playland loaded with exotic animals and villains that are always more funny than scary. George is strong, swift, and he can’t even spell the word fear. George lives happily with his jungle family, comprised of his best friend, an ape na

Paramount+ Announces Plan For 150 International Originals Ahead Of UK And Ireland Launch

Over a year after its initial launch in the U.S., streaming service Paramount+ will be available in the U.K. and Ireland on Wednesday, June 22. Its international slate of seven new titles was announced on Monday, including its plans for 150 international originals by 2025. The global expansion of the streaming service was first announced in May. Many U.S.-based streaming services are now entering into new countries and territories, as well as investing in international content to attract new audiences and diversify their content offerings across the globe. Disney+, for example, recently launched in 16 markets across the Middle East and North Africa. The streaming service aims to expand to 160+ countries by its fiscal 2023. Although Paramount+ is considered a younger streamer than its rivals Disney+, HBO Max and Netflix, the company is committed to expanding in large international markets as the race for global domination continues for U.S. streaming services. Last week, Paramount+

Sit On The Throne – With Aquaman On Cartoon Network Africa

Join Aquaman on his crazy, comedic quests as he makes swimming moves to prove that he is the capable King of Atlantis in an all-new miniseries coming to Cartoon Network Africa weekly, starting from Saturday, 2 July 2022 at 10:10 CAT. Aquaman: King of Atlantis is an animated 3-part miniseries of the DC superhero, Aquaman. The series follows his big-eyed travels, responses, and decisions about the recently crowned King of Atlantis. His goal? To prove to his subjects and himself that he’s the right man for the trident.   No day is short of chaos for Aquaman as he deals with unscrupulous surface dwellers, elder evils from beyond time, and his own half-brother who wants to overthrow him. However, with resilience, perseverance, and his loyal confidants: Mera, the water-controlling warrior-princess and Vulko, the scholar, by his side, Aquaman learns how to be King as he wins over the trust of those in his kingdom.   Aquaman: King of Atlantis mixes comedy and adventure with som

New Channel Alert (Rumour): FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Family And FilmBox Action Coming Soon To StarSat + New Prices For Each Package

StarSat has lost over 20 channels during the past years ranging from from FOX, Discovery Family, Investigation Discovery, The Smithsonian Channel, Fine Living, SA Music, Soul Music, DreamWorks and St Eyethu. Since then, several channels have made way to the platform. You have channels like Russia Today, Zee Bollymovies, C12 TV and Fashion TV while some may come off as useless to most consumers none of these brands can fill up the void of the above mentioned channels.   MultiChoice, a rival to the pay-tv platform had undergone the same procedure with customers expressing their dissatisfaction for almost a month I mean they've got new channels in place with 6 more coming in the near future but just like StarSat they too have got negative feedback. While MultiChoice let the cat out of the bag with some upcoming channels with StarTimes you could hardly get them to crack as they're usually discreet about these things but thanks to the StarTimes app we got to view potential

DStv Updates: fliekNET To Become A Pop-Up Channel From July 15th, eExtra's Kuiertyd To Be Replaced By KykNET And Rumoured Developments For The New Afrikaans Channel By Media24

fliekNET South Africa's only Afrikaans movie channel is set to be the 10th channel that exits from the DStv platform in 2022 joining other brands like Tellytrack , Lifetime , ITV Networks , Russia Today and e.tv's 5 channels (including eAfrica ). fliekNET began as a pop-up channel in 2014 as part of the holiday and grew popularity for its selection of movies that it joined other popular franchises like Big Brother and Idols to return on a yearly basis. Amidst the pandemic, MultiChoice launched a permanent version of the channel which some found repetitive as the pay-tv company struggled to incorporate as much variety to the schedule opted to make it a pop-up channel from July 15th.   kykNET will be rolling out a Saturday night block kind of like the one seen on eMedia's eExtra channel but instead of licensing a batch of movies it will be similar to M-Net's Sunday Night Movies where you get the latest movies with more original productions coming in 2023. The

Roundups #70: Iron Rose Reloads On Telemundo Africa For Second Season, Turkish Drama Full Moon Starring Can Yaman Launches On Novela E Plus And ZNBC 3 Launching Soon On The DStv Platform

Iron Rose is not done just yet Popular demands has been taking Africa by storm offering already viewed content like My Heart Beats For Lola, Woman Of Steel, A Passion For Revenge and Lord Of The Skies as Telemundo works on sourcing out more content. Ahead of its anticipated return, StarTimes acquired rights to Iron Rose while Telemundo loaded one of Aracley Arambula's other projects from the channel, The Boss with Iron Rose following immediately after it ended.     The second season of Iron Rose is set to load on the channel from June 27th at 6pm replacing current season of the series. Can Yaman is coming to StarTimes The actor and model is currently seen on e.tv's Droomvelore portraying the role of Can Divit. Just like stars Demet Özdemir, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ and Dilan Çiçek Deniz viewers will be getting double the action as Novelas E uploads new series, Full Moon. Nazli Pinar a young culinary student who is hired as Ferit's private chef and must deal with

eMedia Updates: e.tv And eExtra Currently Streaming On eVOD, Cool Catz Returns To e.tv's Craze Block, Depp Vs. Heard Documentary Makes Its Free-To-Air Debut On eXposed

eVOD launch two new channels During the week, Eskom began the usual power cuts and from what is seen through several businesses it disrupts the workflow with cable providers seeing a shortage in viewers. Consumers on the DStv platform relied on the DStv app in case shed happens for several years and it was only a matter of time till more businesses adapt to this concept.   Yesterday, it was announced that e.tv and eExtra brands which carry the most local content will be funneled on the streaming service, eVOD between 5pm and 10pm sort of as a trial but viewers will be able to watch their shows in case things don't go as planned. We are the Cool Catz Cool Catz is an educational kids show that follows the life of 4 cats as they reside in a treehouse engaging viewers with music, games and creativity and it was one of few original show from eMedia Investments. In 2019, the show exited Craze's primetime offering alongside the block's remaining local series as e.tv op

Tshwane TV Goes Dark On StarSat, Should DStv Follow Perhaps?

StarSat continues on its losing streak with another channel set to go off by the end of the month but to be honest Tshwane TV has been a waste and is nothing like Soweto TV or Cape Town TV alongside its sister channel GauTV or at least from what I've seen. As much as I wanted this channel off air for another reason, it's actually being let go due to contractual issues. Tshwane TV managed by GauTV's parent company Zallywood Inc. was available on the StarSat and DStv platform from the early 2011/2 offering news, reality shows, educational content and other entertainment.     Over the years, community channels have tried to modernize their lineup by the means of sports and local dramas outside of your usual free-to-air or pay-tv outlets but they're those brands which seem to have lost touch of reality which is where Tshwane TV comes in. Notice how most of the content revolves on prophets or preachers and worst part to all this with Zallywood offering two

The 2002 ‘Scooby-Doo’ Movie Originally Had a Velma and Daphne Kiss and Wrote Velma as ‘Explicitly Gay’

Scooby-Doo has survived so many iterations and many story arcs. But the franchise has lived on this long because that dog is so loved by audiences. Add in the other well-known characters Shaggy, Daphne, Fred, and Velma, and Mystery Incorporated is as iconic as cartoons can get. The 2002 Scooby-Doo live-action film was a change of pace for the franchise since it was the first live-action version of these characters, but it also aimed at teens rather than kids. Because it originally started off as a PG-13 film, there were a lot of jokes and scenes filmed for the movie that ended up having to be cut when the studio wanted to make it more family-friendly. One of those scenes involved a kiss between Daphne and Velma.   An on-screen kiss between Daphne and Velma was cut from ‘Scooby-Doo’ James Gunn, the writer of the live-action 2002 film, has shared a lot of behind-the-scenes info on the movie on Twitter and elsewhere. This is how fans know about the rating change. He even wrote in