Logo for the DStv channel Trybe

The two channels will offer all DStv customers additional quality entertainment from Bollywood to Nollywood.

MultiChoice Africa is delighted to announce the launch of Televista and Trybe TV to the DStv platform in more African countries from Thursday 17 November.

TelevistaTV, which will launch on channel 194 on all DStv packages, is dedicated to the best of Africa's TV series and telenovelas from around the world. The programming offering will bring a wide range of themes for the whole family to enjoy including traditional romance stories, drama, mystery, action and adventure with high quality production values and featuring top talent from the telenovela industry and African TV drama/series circuit. TelevistaTV is dedicated to the most compelling telenovelas from Portugal, Spain and even India mixed with brilliant local TV series for the whole family.

Tune in on Thursday from 11:00 to catch hit Televista telenovelas like La Loba, Jodha Akbar, Be Careful with My Heart to local hit TV series like Lekki Wives and 168. Televista will be available to all DStv customers (DStv Access, DStv Family, DStv Compact, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Premium) on channel 194.

Another addition to the DStv family is Trybe, which will launch on channel 195 across all DStv packages. Trybe is a 24-hour channel that provides the best of African movies cutting across all genres, news on the industry, spotlight the fastest rising talents; no-holds barred interview with the A-list stakeholders across the continent; exclusive access to premieres and other movie events; and an all-round exciting African programming. Trybe is another hot new destination for all things Nollywood in Africa.

On Trybe, Up Close & Personal will give viewers the opportunity to find out who the movers and shakers of the movie industry are and how they live. Every day, viewers can also catch an array of classic and latest African movies; the latest news and gossip on your favourite celebrities on Reverb News; exclusive interview with stars, icons and celebrities on One on One and more. Trybe will be available to all DStv customers (DStv Access, DStv Family, DStv Compact, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Premium) on channel 195.

“We welcome the addition of the Consolidated Media Associates (CMA) Group’s channels, Trybe and Televista to the DStv platform. These two channels will bring our valued DStv customers access to additional general entertainment content, which further enhances their home television entertainment experience and ensure that there is something for the whole family to watch this holiday season,” said MultiChoice GM Tim Jacobs.

“The launch of Trybe will also add to the local content available on the platform, which is line with our commitment of promoting local entertainment to uplift the local broadcasting industry to greater heights.”