M-Net channel 101 is dedicated to bringing viewers high quality entertainment. It is the audience’s go-to channel for English-language content, with several international series airing within 24 hours of their U.S. broadcast.
The channel made history in 2015 when it aired an international drama series at exactly the same time as the U.S. with the Game of Thrones Season 5 premiere. M-Net also became the first English-language channel in the world to broadcast the local version of the successful reality show Power Couple.
M-Net remains determined to bring you local entertainment, along with exclusive first runs of international shows. South Africa has received its own version of The Voice, Dancing with the Stars, and My Kitchen Rules, along with original local shows such as The Wedding Bash(ers). Broadcast on M-Net channel 101, these shows have been met with roaring approval from fans.
The Sunday night movie is a mainstay for viewers who have been watching the channel for years. One of its best-loved features, it highlights M-Net’s ongoing commitment to bringing audiences the best and latest in award-winning entertainment.
M-Net Movies brings you a movie for every mood. With six movie channels it’s easy to understand why.
M-Net Movies Premiere channel 104 brings you the latest in movie entertainment, featuring first time to TV movies. M-Net Movies Smile channel 105 caters for the whole family with movies that feature adventure, comedy, and happy endings. It’s also home to the best animated family films, and host of the successful annual movie festival, Animania. M-Net Movies Action+ channel 106 stays true to its name with movies full of high-octane, adrenalin-fuelled entertainment. M-Net Movie Channel 110 is geared at Compact subscribers, giving them a taste of the action-packed entertainment M-Net Movies has to offer. M-Net Movies channel 111 is the home of five-star movie entertainment, hosting some of the biggest names in Hollywood. M-Net Movies channel 139 is the go-to channel if you’ve missed out on the latest and greatest blockbusters. These movie channels run for 24 hours a day, keeping the most avid film fanatic happy, no matter what their mood.
M-Net Movies has also successfully hosted a variety of pop-up channels. With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015 was the year of the galaxy far, far away. In anticipation on the latest chapter in the successful franchise, M-Net Movies opened Channel 109, airing Star Wars content on the channel for two weeks.
Since then M-Net Movies has catered to movie fans’ obsessions – and celebrated the premieres of highly-anticipated franchise instalments – with a variety of themed pop-up channels.
Prior to the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, M-Net Movies hosted a Harry Potter pop-up channel, while the release of blockbuster hit Avengers: Infinity War was anticipated with a Marvel Studios pop-up channel. In addition, M-Net Movies has hosted pop-up channel focusing on martial arts, James Bond, and Oscar-winning movies, amongst many others.
With the launch of LallaLand in 2016, M-Net Movies sought to capture the whole movie-going experience for the audience. M-Net Movies ambassador Lalla Hirayama has jetted across the world attending junkets and premieres for Wonder Woman, Black Panther, Logan, Suicide Squad, and many more, along with local films and festivals. In 2018, M-Net Movies and LallaLand attended the 90th Academy Awards, interviewing nominees on the red carpet.
From the red carpet right to the premiere of the hottest movies on your television, M-Net Movies remains a little obsessed.