Multichoice has announced the addition of two brand new channels to its roster which the company says are on all DStv packages. In a statement seen by Pindula News, Multichoice said Magic Showcase (DStv Channel 143) launches Monday 31 October while CineMagic (DStv Channel 139) launches on Monday 14 November. Reads the statement:
MultiChoice is adding two brand new channels to its roster, Magic Showcase and CineMagic, giving customers on all DStv packages (including DStv Lite) some of the best high-quality local and international content
Magic Showcase (DStv Channel 143) launches Monday 31 October and is an 18-hour channel with content showing the best of MultiChoice’s locally produced series, specials and documentaries. Now it will be easier than ever for viewers to enjoy the group’s award-winning content, tiered down from DStv premium channels.
Content will primarily be in English, while content that isn’t in English will have hardcoded subtitles. Magic Showcase features shows across genres: subscribers can expect an artful mix of drama, lifestyle and reality, kids’ programmes, music specials and stand-up comedy.
Some of the shows on the channel include the viewer favourite Our Perfect Wedding, reality TV modern classic Being Bonang, and the award-winning telenovela Legacy.
The 12-hour movie channel CineMagic (DStv Channel 139) launches on Monday 14 November. Also available on all DStv packages (including DStv Lite , it showcases the best in locally made African films as well as international independent titles. CineMagic is a celebration of storytelling and the common narrative threads that bind us from all parts of the world.
With content in various languages (and hardcoded subtitles for films not in English) and across several genres, the channel’s viewing is family-friendly, offering uninterrupted top-notch entertainment for households. All featured films are new to this package.
Liz Dziva Publicity and Public Relations Manager for MuliChoice Zimbabwe said the addition of two new M-Net channels to DStv all the way down to the Lite package further enhances the subscriber viewing experience. Dziva added:
We’ve used the M-Net model in conceptualising and branding the channels – the look and feel are inspired by the ‘mother brand’, Novela Magic.