Ghana, known for its vibrant culture has produced some of the best artists and talents on the continent. To celebrate Ghana’s cultural prominence and keep indulging viewers, CANAL+ Group in association with DStv and GOtv is pleased to announce the repositioning and rebranding of ROK3. From August 1st, ROK 3 will become ROK GH a channel dedicated to showcasing Ghanaian entertainment.
ROK GH will remain exclusively available on DStv and GOtv and will be occupying a very special place in the ROK Family.
The goal is for ROK GH to reflect Ghana’s cultural radiance by curating and airing some of the most compelling movies, TV series and music videos topping the charts!
The channel will be positioned as a launching platform for upcoming artists and filmmakers.
Through a rich and varied programming in English and Twi, ROK GH aims to become the home of Ghanaian entertainment, a channel which celebrates local talents, and where Ghanaian viewers will enjoy the following content:
– 3 daily music belts, showcasing the best of Ghanaian and West-African Afropop
– 3 new movies per weekend, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings
– 1 outstanding TV series from Monday to Thursday
– An exclusive magazine show, covering the latest industry news and Ghanaian celebrity gossip, fully produced by the ROK GH local production team.
In August, ROK GH’s viewers will enjoy captivating Ghanaian movies such as BEAUTIFUL MIND, 95 AND AKWANSIDIE as well as the second season of the much popular TV series ENTRAPPED.
“With this new positioning and our ambitious plans in terms of content development, we believe ROK GH will become a major reference in terms of Ghanaian entertainment. Switching from the generic ROK 3 brand name to the catchier and more assertive ROK GH, confirms our commitment towards the expansion of Ghanaian creative industries and the satisfaction of our viewers,” declares Cédric Pierre-Louis, Director of Programming of the ROK Channels.
“Over the last few years I have made Ghana my home. The launch of ROK GH is an amazing opportunity for me to become a positive contributor to the vibrant Ghanaian content industry where there is no shortage of talented entertainers and storytellers,” stated Mary Njoku, CEO of ROK Studios.
Welcoming the rebranding of ROK GH, Cecil Sunkwa Mills Managing Director of MultiChoice Ghana said “we are excited by the transformation of ROK 3 to ROK GH. Customer feedback is an integral part of our decision making. Having shared the feedback with our partners at ROK we are happy to see the work our customers have inspired comes to fruition with the rebranding we are witnessing today. “
Mr Mills continued to express that MultiChoice remained committed to telling local stories in local language, stressing that the ROK GH channel was a testament to their ongoing belief in the power of the country’s creative industry. “With ROK GH, our customers will enjoy additional quality local films and series that will take their TV entertainment to new heights,” he added.
He shared that MultiChoice would continue to create opportunities for the creative arts to be projected on our Pan African television platforms to support the Ghanaian creative industry to become a vibrant and economic powerhouse.
“ROK GH is a 24-hour movie, series and music channel, showcasing a wide variety of talents from Ghana, celebrating a mix of local language movies (Kumawood) and modern urban delights (Ghallywood) coupled with curated music from West Africa” boasts Cecil Sunkwa Mills Managing Director of MultiChoice Ghana
The ROK GH channel is available across Africa on DStv Channel 164 and GOtv MAX and Plus on Channel 118. On the go DStv subscribers can streamed the channel live on the DStv Now App. Update your details, make payments, and clear error codes with the MyGOtv and MyDStv apps – available on Google Play and the App Store.
For more information simply visit www.rokchannels.com