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DStv Highlights

DStv’s Open Week Is Here!

For one whole week starting from Monday 11 November to Sunday 17 November, DStv is opening up some of its Premium channels at no extra charge to lower bouquet subscribers.

DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access subscribers will get a taste of the best in sensational sports, hit music, entertaining kid’s shows, intriguing documentaries and original homegrown content.

The best will be saved for last as subscribers will also have exclusive access to all the M-Net channels on Saturday 16 November and Sunday 17 November, where viewers will get a preview of the latest in world class movies, series, reality and sought after talk shows. This DStv premium week will be filled with leading content from channels such as AfricaMagic EntertainmentSuperSportComedy CentralAnimal PlanetBBC KnowledgeBBC Lifestyle, Cbeebies,Crime and InvestigationDiscovery channel, Travel ChannelFox EntertainmentHistory ChannelMTV BaseMTV and Sky News.

The viewing experience during the week will include:

  • Great and unforgettable sporting action can be seen on the SuperSport channels where the line-up includes the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers featuring games between countries such as Ukraine vs France, Nigeria vs Ethiopia, Cameroon vs Tunisia and Senegal vs Ivory Coast. The action also includes golfing excellence at the PGA Tour OHL Classic at Mayakoba as well as high speed and octane at the United States Grand Prix Main Race.
  • A variety of programming such as, the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards on MTV Base, Oprah’s Masterclass on TLC Entertainment, Remarkable documentaries and reality shows on BBC Knowledge including The Day Kennedy Died and Top Gear Australia Season 3. Access to some of the biggest sport stars in STA.RATED! on Trace Sport Stars. Some comic relief can also be expected on Comedy Central in the popular Saturday Night Live Season 39, and The Daily Show.
  • Interactive entertainment for DStv’s young viewers on shows such as Wolly and Tig on Cbeebies, some mystery solving in Scooby Doo & Alien Invaders on Boomerang and Mickey Mouse short films entitled Mickey Mouse Shorts on the Disney Channel.
  • The best in original African content can be seen on AfricaMagic Entertainment, where viewers can look out for Africa’s Next Top Model, hosted by Africa’s super model Oluchi Orlandi, lifestyle and entertainment news on StarGist, drama series Tenant and Kona. The channel also boasts a variety of original homegrown movies featuring some of the continent’s highly acclaimed actors, which premiere on Saturday and Sunday evening.
  • DStv Mobile viewers on the broadcast service in parts of Africa will have access to the following channels: Nigeria – SuperSport 3N and Africa Magic Entertainment, Ghana and Uganda – SuperSport 3A and Africa Magic Entertainment, Kenya – SuperSport 1, 2 and 3A; and finally in Namibia viewers will be able to enjoy SuperSport 1, 2 and the Discovery Channel.

Viewers will end the week off with Premium magical entertainment from the M-Net channels, with M-Net at the forefront in offering the best and latest world class shows. There are also great back-to-back shows on the trio of series channels, M-Net Series ShowcaseM-Net Series Reality and M-Net Series Zone.

Additionally, the family will have a movie for every mood from the 8 M-Net movie channels currently on DStv such as M-Net Movies PremiereM-Net Movies ComedyM-Net Movies FamilyM-Net Movies ActionM-Net Movies Action +, M-Net Movies Drama & RomanceM-Net Movies Showcase and M-Net Movies Stars.

There is something for everyone and plenty viewing in store, be sure not to miss a whole week of shows and so much more during DStv Premium Open week. For more information on DStv programming, channels and bouquets, visit

Live FM To Fly Lucky Listener To 2013 Channel O Music Video Awards

Live FM has announced the “Live It Up Channel O Promo” in partnership with Channel O. The promotion which runs till November 19th 2013 is part of the stations philosophy of impacting on the lives of its listeners through several initiatives including on-air programming, experiential events and reward schemes.

The “Live It Up Channel O Promo”, will see a lucky listener and their partner/friend win an all-expense paid trip including accommodation, spending cash and VIP treatment to the Channel O AMVA 2013 in Johannesburg on November 30th. Participation in the competition is simple, listeners are to call in and answer a set of questions on Live FM’s late afternoon drive time show, Route 919. If you answer the questions correctly you will get the chance to participate in an on-air music game for the big prize. If you wish to participate in the competition, you must be a valid Ghanaian passport holders, be above eighteen (18) years old and be available to travel to the 2013 Channel O Music Video Awards to be eligible.

Five months after its transition from Vibe FM to Live FM, the station has quickly carved a niche for itself as a lifestyle brand.

Channel O is a leader in music television and the most highly regarded outlet for African talent and videos on the planet. Channel O’s main focus is African music from artists within Africa and the Diaspora and broadcasts a variety of music such as Hip hop, Kwaito, Mbhaqanga, African and International Gospel and many other genres. The Channel O Africa Music Awards has the key objective of recognizing some of the best African contemporary music talent the continent has to offer over the years. This year marks a decade of the Awards. Nominated Ghanaian artistes for this year’s awards are D-Black, Joey B, Chase, R2Bees, Kaakie, Sarkodie, Manifest, EL and Jay So.

Viewers of channel O and music fans have the power to decide who will walk away with the accolades by voting for their favourite artist by texting the artists’ voting code to the number +2783142100415 or on the web and WAP at, at standard SMS rates. Voting closes on Thursday, 21 November at 12-midnight CAT. Watch the 2013 Channel O Music Video Awards on Saturday 30 November 2013 at 20:00 CAT live on Channel O, available on DStv channel 320 and on GOtv channel 70. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Offers Free DStv Mobile Drifta For Android to Customers

Samsung Electronics West Africa has announced an exclusive partnership with MultiChoice Ghana to provide all GALAXY Note 3 customers, who purchase their devices from authorized Samsung dealers, with a free DSTV Mobile Drifta for Android that comes with three months free subscription and 15 exciting channels. The exclusive agreement with DStv offers consumers the increased freedom and mobility to enjoy broadcast TV entertainment.

AfricaMagic Celebrates 10 Years With ‘Be On Africa’ Subscriber Competition 

As part of the tenth anniversary celebration of AfricaMagic in December 2013, AfricaMagic has launched a reality competition which will see two active DStv subscribers feature alongside Ghanaian actor Majid Michel and another Nollywood star in a new AfricaMagic movie. The competition and runs from now till the 29th November 2013 and open to active DStv subscribers on all bouquets, aged 21 or above. Two winners, a male and female, will be announced on 6thDecember 2013 at the AfricaMagic 10th birthday celebration in Lagos, Nigeria, and the film will be shot in Lagos from 1st January to 31st March 2014.

To enter the competition, subscribers are to record a short video “performance”, not bigger than 15MB, of why they think they should appear in the AfricaMagic film and submit at

Over the years, AfricaMagic has become the home of the best African productions and dedicated to African programming from soaps and drama, series to lifestyle shows, documentaries and movies.

For more information about the reality competition or about AfricaMagic content, visit or call 0302 740540.

Happier Xmas For DStv Subscribers

This Christmas season promises to be exciting and rewarding for all new DStv subscribers as Multichoice Ghana Limited introduces the Happier Xmas Offer Promotion. New customers who subscribe during the period of the promotion will be rewarded with a DStv Mobile device; either an Idrifta, Walka 3.5 or a Walka 7. Promotion runs whilst stock last.

Below are details of the promotion and the special Xmas gifts.

Category Christmas Special gift
Decoder +1 month premium subscription Walka 3.5
Decoder + 2 month premium subscription Walka 7 + IDrifta
Decoder + 1 month compact plus subscription Walka 3.5
Decoder + 2 months compact plus subscription Walka 7
Decoder + 1 months compact  subscription IDrifta
Decoder + 2 months compact  subscription Walka 3.5
Decoder + 3 months Compact  subscription Walka 7
Decoder + 1 month family subscription Drifta USB
Decoder + 1 month Access subscription IDrifta

M-Net (DStv Premium, Ch 101)

Grey’s Anatomy:  A giant mudslide in Seattle injures a group of first responders and citizens, causing the already short-staffed ER to spring into action. Meanwhile, Meredith is faced with a tough decision that will affect the life of a loved one whilst Callie is rocked by the reality of Arizona’s infidelity as Richard’s life is in extreme danger. Watch Grey’s Anatomy S10 from Monday 18 November 2013 at 21:30 CAT.

TLC Entertainment (DStv Compact, Compact Plus & Premium, Ch 172) 

Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant – Soul to Soul: Oprah Winfrey talks to bestselling author and spiritual teacher, Iyanla Vanzant, about how she was able to find peace amidst the broken pieces of her life. Iyanla also shares how she uses her life lessons to help others in crisis. Watch Oprah and Iyanla Vanzant – Soul to Soul – on Sunday 17 November at 18:15 CAT.

AfricaMagic Entertainment (Premium, Ch 151)

Africa’s Next Top Model: In this episode, the 12 finalists go for a make-over but will everyone like what they see? Tune in on Sundays at 19:00 CAT to catch judges Oluchi, former supermodel and now photographer Josie Borain along with Remi Adetiba as the quest for Africa’s Next Top Model continues.

AfricaMagic Movies (DStv Compact, Compact Plus & Premium, Ch 153)

Desperate Sisters: Cynthia’s confession to someone she considered to be her saviour turns to hatred and regret when he becomes over-possessive and intrusive in her life. Starring Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Tony Umez, Eucharia Anunobi Ekwu, Vitalis Ndubuisi and Ejiro Okurame,  Desperate Sisters airs on Saturday 16 November 2013 at 21:00 CAT.  

Divide And Rule: A mother’s quest to stop her son from marrying a lady from a particular tribe she regards as underachievers creates tension between her son and her. Torn between his true love and his mother, he tries to reach an agreement with his mother and possible wife. Watch Divide And Rule, starring Patience Ozokwor, Yul Edochie, Vitalis Ndubuisi, Charity Ike and Chika Ike on Friday 15 November 2013 at 21:00 CAT.

M-Net Series Reality (DStv Premium, Ch 114)

Fashion Star S2: Celebrity mentors take fourteen unknown designers and give them a chance to become a house name, in Fashion Star. Contestants are given tasks each week, and each project is presented to a set of well-known clothing buyers. Through fierce competition, aspiring designers get the chance to showcase their talents as they vie for the greatest prize – having their original collections in three of the largest fashion retail shops. Fashion Star airs every Friday from 15 November 2013 at 21:30CAT

BET (DStv Access, Family, Compact, Compact Plus & Premium, Ch 135)

Real Husbands Of Hollywood – The Story So Far: Kevin Hart takes viewers through a bumper countdown to catch up with the entire story so far. Viewers can expect to re-live the laughs, tears and tantrums from every episode of season one plus get to hear all the inside gossip from Kevin Hart himself as he hosts this five-hour marathon on Saturdays at 12:00 starting 16 November.

In addition, the all-star castKevin Hart, Boris Kodjoe, Nick Cannon, JB Smoove and Duane Martin, are returning with more laughs and more celebrity guests in an all-new series of the the “fakest reality show ever”. This second season is set to be even bigger and better with a star-studded guest line-up including Chris Rock, Khloe Kardshian-Odom and Kris JennerThere is sure to be more gossiping, more career highs and lows, but most of all more dodgy moves, all from the husband’s point of view. Catch the double billed premiere of Real husbands of Hollywood season two on Monday 18 November at 20:00 CAT. 

BBC Knowledge (DStv Premium, Ch 184)

The Day Kennedy Died commemorates the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, revealing first-hand accounts of those who were with him in his final hours, from the journalist who was with the Kennedy family all day to the nurse who checked his vital signs at the hospital. Filmed on location in Dallas and Washington D.C., and including powerful archive footage and interviews, The Day Kennedy Died casts a new light on the tragic events of that fateful day in November 1963. Watch The Day Kennedy Died on Sunday 17 November at 19:00 CAT.

Canal+ (Access Plus, Evasion Plus & Tout Canal, Ch 1)

Canal Football Club: Join the experts and connoisseurs of the game as they discuss the the hottest fixtures this weekend in the French Ligue 1 on Sunday 17 November at 19:20 CAT.

Canal+ Foot (Access Plus, Evasion Plus And Tout Canal, Ch 7)

Talents D’afrique : the show the sports career of African football stars playing in the best European or African championships, and also exploits the achievements of several African athletes in various sports disciplines every Mondays at 21:30 CAT.

Canal+ Series (Access Plus, Evasion Plus & Tout Canal, Ch 4)

Damages (Season 5): A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator. Find out how she manages to capitalize on the opportunities presented to her on Saturday 16 November at 22:00 CAT

Canal+ Centre (Access Plus, Evasion Plus & Tout Canal, Ch 1)

Tunnel: detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are tasked to investigate the death of a French politician and made a shocking discovery at the crime scene. The pair is forced into an uneasy partnership as they seek out a politically-motivated serial killer who draws them into his own personal agenda. Don’t miss al the action on Monday 18 November at 22:15 PM CAT. 


In the next seven days, the final pieces still missing in the 32-piece puzzle that is the 2014 FIFA World Cup will fall into place.

Twenty one nations, including hosts Brazil, have all booked their place in next year’s football extravaganza. Twenty two will battle it out for the 11 spots still up for grabs, to be broadcast exclusively live on SuperSport. The World of Champions will broadcast all 15 of the final play-off matches live.

On the continent, Ghana looks to have snatched one of the spots after blacking out Egypt’s campaign 6-1 in Kumasi in the first leg. The second leg should be all but a formality barring a miracle. The Ivory Coast is in a similar position having swatted aside a lacklustre Senegal 3-1. There’s still everything to play for in the three other fixtures: Nigeria and Burkina Faso hold slender leads against Ethiopia and Algeria respectively while there’s nothing separating Cameroon and Tunisia going into the second leg.


World and European champions Spain will return to the FNB Stadium, the venue which brought them football’s ultimate prize, the Fifa World Cup, to play 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa on Tuesday.

The match will be broadcast live on SuperSport 4HD and SS4 from (20:30 CAT). It should be an emotional return for Andres Iniesta, scorer of the winning goal that brought La Furia Roja glory, and 14 other members of the 23-man squad travelling to South Africa, who were all part of the 2010 team. The match is the highlight of the World of Champions’ 10-match international friendly broadcast which will be kicked off by South Africa’s trip to neighbours Swaziland on Friday, live on SS4HD, SS4 and Select (Chanel 229) from (20:15 CAT).


Wednesday 13 November, 2013 

Ghana Premier League, Hearts v Medeama — 17:00 CAT on SSL / SS9
FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Jordan v Uruguay – 18:00 CAT on SS3

Thursday 14 November, 2013

NCAA College Football, Teams Tbc — 03:00 CAT on SS7
NBA , Los Angeles Clippers v Oklahoma City Thunder —  05:30 CAT on SS9
Euroleague Basketball , Game Day 5 —  21:35 CAT on SS6A

Soccer Africa 21:30 CAT on SS4

Friday 15 November, 2013

NCAA College Football , Clemson Tigers v Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets  —  02:30 CAT on SS9
NFL – American Football , Tennessee Titans v Indianapolis Colts —  03:25 CAT on SS1A
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Ukraine v France —  21:55 CAT on SS3A
International Friendly , England v Chile —  21:55 CAT on SS5A

International Friendly, Swaziland v South Africa – 22:15 CAT on SSL/SS4
Davis Cup , World Group Finals Day 1 – Serbia v Czech Republic —  17:00 CAT on SS7

Saturday 16 November, 2013

NCAA College Football , Ucla Bruins v Washington Huskies —  04:00 CAT on SS7
NCAA College Football , Teams Tbc —  19:00 CAT on SS9
NCAA College Football , Teams Tbc —  22:30 CAT on SS9

NBA , Denver Nuggets v Minnesota Timberwolves —  03:00 CAT on SS9
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Nigeria v Ethiopia —  16:30 CAT on SSL  / SS3A
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Senegal v Ivory Coast —  20:30 CAT on SSL / SS3A
Davis Cup , World Group Finals Day 2 – Serbia v Czech Republic —  17:00 CAT on SS7
International Friendly, Argentina v Ecuador – 5:00 CAT on SS3

Sunday 17 November, 2013

NCAA College Football , Teams Tbc —  02:00 on SS9
NCAA College Football , Teams Tbc —  05:30 on SS9
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Cameroon v Tunisia —  16:00 on SSL
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Cameroon v Tunisia —  16:00 on SS3A
Davis Cup , World Group Finals Day 3 – Serbia v Czech Republic —  15:00 on SS2A

International Friendly, Brazil v Honduras – 5:25 CAT on SS3

Monday 18 November, 2013 

Monday Night Football 19:30 CAT on SS3A

International Friendly, Italy v Nigeria – 23:40 CAT on SS3

Tuesday 19 November, 2013

NFL – American Football , Carolina Panthers V New England Patriots —  03:30 CAT on SS1A
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Egypt v Ghana —  17:30 CAT on SSL / SS3A
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Algeria v Burkina Faso —  20:00 CAT on SSL / SS3A

FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Romania vs. Greece – 21:55 CAT on SS5
FIFA World Cup Qualifier , Sweden v Portugal —  21:40 CAT on SS4

FIFA World Cup Qualifier, France vs. Ukraine – 23:55 CAT on SS6

International Friendly, England v Germany – 23:55 Cat on SS5

Wednesday 20 November, 2013 

International Friendly, Brazil v Chile – 19:55 CAT on SS3

 **Please note that the schedules were confirmed by DStv and Canal + and accurate as at the time of distribution. Dates and times are subject to change. For more sports news and information, visit or on


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