Exciting New Telenovela Channel Eva Launches Only on DStv in Africa

MultiChoice Africa is excited to announce the launch of Eva, a brand new telenovela channel made for Africa by AMC Networks International – Zone (AMCNI Zone). The channel is set to go live across Africa on Monday, 23rd of March on DStv channel 141.

Eva will bring the sizzle to DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers’ television screens with their line up of hot Latin American telenovelas fully dubbed in English. Viewers who enjoy their life with added spice will be treated to a potent mix of love, jealousy and betrayal in the shape of high quality serial dramas. The new addition to DStv will launch with a host of high production value programmes including Prisoner of Love (Amor Cautivo), a saga about three families, the Santacruz, Bustamante and Del Valle who are united by a terrible secret, that premieres on Monday, 23rd March at 18:00 CAT, then every weekday at 12:00 CAT.

The channel also offers three first run episodes of telenovelas every weekday with omnibus episodes at weekends. These include: The Perfect Woman (La Mujer Perfecta) – a story of six women who do everything in their might to become “perfect,” on air from Monday, 23rd March at 23:00 CAT, and will continue weekdays at 17:00 CAT. The others are bold and romantic programmes bursting with passion – The Swindler (El Encantador) and Timeles Love (Vivir Destiempo).

“We’re delighted with the addition of this new channel Eva that was developed with the African viewer in mind. This move forms part of our ongoing commitment to adding unparalleled, quality world-class entertainment to the DStv platform,” says Nico Meyer, CEO of MultiChoice Africa. “We trust this channel will bring more excitement to our viewers’ television experience with its lineup of star-studded telenovela content.”

Louise Cottrell, Vice President, Affiliate Sales for AMCNI Zone adds: “We have worked with DStv for many years and have several channel brands carried on the DStv platform, and we have always known that romance and telenovelas would be a perfect fit for the marketplace too.  So it is incredibly exciting to be able to introduce Eva to Africa, a fresh and up to date television channel dedicated to romance and all its associated drama – in English and Portuguese languages.”

Eva will be available to DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact subscribers from 23 March 2015 at 17:30 CAT on DStv Channel 141.

For more information on Eva, visit www.dstv.com.


About Eva

Eva is the home of the very best in first run contemporary telenovelas from Latin America, and around the world. Bold, romantic and bursting with passion, Eva is a television destination for modern viewers who enjoy their life with added spice!

The channel offers a potent mix of love, jealousy and betrayal in the shape of high quality serial dramas featuring the most established Latin stars – 24 hours a day. Programmes include Prisoner of Love (Amor Cautivo), The Swindler (El Encantador), The Perfect Woman (La Mujer Perfecta) and Timeles Love (Vivir Destiempo).

Owned and operated by leading international broadcaster AMC Networks International – Zone, Eva is available exclusively within Africa, and celebrates telenovelas fully dubbed into English and Brazilian Portuguese.

Eva – Abra o Coração / Open Your Heart

Available on DStv Channel 141 (English) and 58 (Portuguese)


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