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This festive season, we're offering you even more ways to make your hoilday count! Whether you’re a movie fan or looking for the best in kiddies entertainment, there’s something for everyone this festive season. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy what’s on offer. 

Here's a look at the pop-up channels coming soon to a television screen near you!


A channel perfect for the little ones – or the young-at-heart. Hoolee (197) will be available on DStv PremiumDStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact from 1 December 2015 to 31 January 2016 with a selection of five brand-new shows, 25 movies and the best programming picks from Cartoon Network (301) and Boomerang (302)

Sonic Boom (Monday to Sunday at 7:35, starting Tuesday 1 December), Zig & Shark (Monday to Sunday at 14:35, starting Tuesday 1 December) and Dragons: Race to the Edge (Monday to Friday at 16:35, staring Tuesday 1 December) are just some of the many shows kids can get excited about during the channel’s two-month duration.



Love movies? Then fliekNET (198) is the channel for you! Airing from 10 December 2015 to 31 January 2016 on DStv Premium, fliekNET will offer exciting Afrikaans movies to help take your holiday to the next level. From uplifiting family films like Pretville (Tuesday 30 December at 20:30) to moving dramas like Die Wonderwerker (Wednesday 23 December at 21:30) there's something for every film fan.


The Good Life Network

Educate yourself for a healthier life with The Good Life Network (199) - a pop-up channel that will be available on DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Compact, DStv Family and DStv Access from 1 December 2015 to 31 March 2016. With a focus on health and development, The Good Life Network is brought to you by Soul City and Ochre Media in partnership with the National Department of Health. From healthy eating advice to busting myths, the channel will drop some serious knowledge with shows like SuperDoc, Cook for Life, Health Bulletins and Straight Up.


With these great pop-up channels, plus some extra-special holiday treats and the hottest sporting action live in HD or streaming on your Android or iOS device, there's never been a better time to get your DStv Explora.