E! Entertainment Television – NBCUniversal International Networks’ multi-platform brand dedicated to all things pop culture – announced today that E! will be available on DStv Compact (Channel 124) from April 14. E! will now be accessible to a much larger audience, extending beyond the DStv Premium package to the DStv Compact package on April 14, bringing viewers unrivalled access to Hollywood and the best of US reality television.
DStv Compact subscribers can now tune in to the brand new season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians (Sundays at 8pm), which picks up a few weeks after Kourtney’s shocking revelation that working with her sisters every day is no longer making her happy. The family attempts to deal with Kourtney’s growing discontent, resulting in an unprecedented fight between the sisters. Kris gets creative to encourage a reluctant Khloe to start dating again and Kylie undergoes a frightening medical procedure.
Back with a bang and ready to get the party started again, host Anele Mdoda is joined by team captains, Jason Goliath and Ayanda Thabethe, for brand new episodes of Celebrity Game Night (Sundays at 9pm from 19 April). Based on the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series Hollywood Game Night, Anele Mdoda recently received a SAFTA nomination for Best TV Presenter for hosting the homegrown show, while the production for Celebrity Game Night is also up for an award in the category Best International Format Show.
Join Jason Kennedy as he takes E! viewers inside celebrity homes for in-depth interviews in the exclusive new series In The Room (Mondays at 9pm from 11 May). Jason meets with stars including Kourtney Kardashian, Tom Brady and Chris Pratt to discuss their latest projects, products, passions and more.
DStv Compact subscribers can also look forward to new episodes of Botched (Mondays at 8pm from 8 June) with renowned plastic surgeons Dr. Paul Nassif and Dr. Terry Dubrow, as well as the latest season of Total Bellas (Sundays at 8pm from 10 May). Plus, E!’s Live from the Red Carpet signature events keep fans connected to their favourite stars on Hollywood’s biggest nights, while E! Africa remains the destination for local celebrity and showbiz news as it takes viewers onto the red carpet at some of South Africa’s hottest events.
Lee Raftery, Managing Director, EMEA and Chief Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal International says: “We are delighted that E! will now be available to a broader audience in Africa. This is an exciting evolution in our partnership with DStv, and new viewers to the channel will be able to enjoy ever-popular series such as Keeping Up With the Kardashians and Botched. And, we remain committed to bringing African audiences local content, with brand new episodes of SAFTA-nominated Celebrity Game Night.”
His sentiments were echoed by Thabisa Mkhwanazi, Executive Head of Marketing MultiChoice South Africa: “We’re thrilled that our Compact subscribers will now also have access to the wide range of content that the E! Entertainment channel has to offer. We continue to strive to bring our customers the best content available so they get the greatest viewing experience possible.”
E! is available on DStv Channel 124.