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HISTORY and LIFETIME channels to remain on DStv



MultiChoice is delighted to have reached an agreement with A+E Networks Africa to extend the current contract to air HISTORY and LIFETIME channels on the DStv platform.

This extension of the contract, which was set to expire at the end of October, will ensure that viewers continue to enjoy their favourite factual entertainment shows on HISTORY, alongside exciting entertainment series on LIFETIME.


This means that viewers won’t lose out on amazing Lifetimeprogrammes which include the premiere of Heartbreak Island,new seasons of Married at First Sight and the upcoming series Surviving Jeffery Epstein.


Diehard History fans can look forward to new seasons of favourites including, Curse of Oak Islandand Forged in Fireas well as factual series such as Watergateand Rise of the Superbombs.


“We are excited to have reached this agreement as it allows us to ensure we meet our commitment to get the best programming for our customers, based on commercial terms that make sense and provide a value for money offering to customers. We arepleased that Lifetime will also now be available to our Compact customers from Friday 1stNovember”, commented Yolisa Phahle, MultiChoice Group CEO for General Entertainment.


“We appreciate our customers’ patience and feedback and have their best interests in mind as we continue to work hard to improve our entertainment offering,” Phahle continued.


“We are pleased to have agreed a long-term renewal of our flagship brands, HISTORY and LIFETIME in Africa with our partners, DStv. As part of this renewal, the new distribution of LIFETIME in Compact presents an exciting opportunity to reach millions of new viewers with our unique programming offering,” CommentedDean Possenniskie, Managing Director A+E Networks EMEA.