Eva+ will be available on both the DStv and GOtv platforms
London – 18 October 2016 – AMC Networks International – UK announced today that it will launch telenovela channel Eva+ in Africa, a sister channel to Eva that first aired in spring 2015. Eva+ will begin broadcasting on Tuesday, 1st of November on MultiChoice’s digital pay TV satellite platform DStv, on channels 142 (English) and 509 (Portuguese), and will also be available on DTT platform GOtv, on channel 13 (channel 113 in Ghana).
Similarly to Eva, Eva+ will offer high production value Latin American telenovelas fully dubbed in English and Portuguese languages, and will be the first channel in AMC Networks International – UK’s (AMCNI UK) regional portfolio to be available on MultiChoice’s DTT platform.
Louise Cottrell, Vice President, Affiliate Sales for AMCNI UK said: “We are delighted to expand our telenovela offerings and partner with MultiChoice in introducing Eva+ to the African market. Telenovelas are increasingly popular in the region, so it’s exciting that with Eva+ offered on GOtv in addition to DStv, we will now be able to reach brand new viewers with our top quality content.”
“With our focus now on putting our customer first, we are delighted to be adding Eva+ on to our platforms. Telenovelas have always been a sensation with our subscribers and we hope this addition further demonstrates our commitment to bringing programming that will make viewers eager to tune in to DStv and GOtv,” said CEO of MultiChoice Africa, Tim Jacobs.
Eva+ will air double bills of four telenovela titles every weekday and marathons over the weekend, including Buscando a Maria (Searching Maria) on air from Tuesday, 1st November at 11:20 every weekday then on Saturday at 06:00 and on Sunday at 16:00 and Cuando me Enamoro (Timeless Love) on air from Thursday, 1st December at 11:20 on weekdays at 17:00 then on Saturday at 06:00 and on Sunday at 16:00, CAT.
Eva will continue to broadcast on the DStv platform, and in addition to the Premium, Compact Plus and Compact packages on channel 141, it is now offered in the Family package, reaching further audiences. Two of the most successful series, We are Family (Somos Familia) and Fooled into Love (Amores con Trampa) from the Eva schedule are now available as 7-day catch up.
Eva+ is the home of the very best in contemporary telenovelas from Latin America, and around the world. Bold, romantic and bursting with passion, Eva+ is a television destination for modern viewers who enjoy their life with added spice!
The channel offers a potent mix of love, jealousy and betrayal in the shape of high quality serial dramas featuring the most established Latin stars – 24 hours a day. Programmes include Prisoner of Love (Amor Cautivo), The Swindler (El Encantador), The Perfect Woman (La Mujer Perfecta) and Timeles Love (Vivir Destiempo).
Owned and operated by leading international broadcaster AMC Networks International – UK, Eva+ is available within Africa, and celebrates telenovelas fully dubbed into English and Brazilian Portuguese.
Eva+ – Abra o Coração / Open Your Heart
Available on DStv channels 142 (English) and 509 (Portuguese), and will also be available GOtv channel 13 (channel 113 in Ghana).
About AMC Networks International – UK
AMC Networks International – UK is a leading international broadcaster and distributor of twelve thematic television channels across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The diverse portfolio includes AMC, Sundance Channel, Eva, Extreme Sports Channel, MGM Channel and preschool channel JimJam together with joint venture and partnership channels: Outdoor Channel plus CBS Drama, CBS Action, CBS Reality, CBS Europa and Horror Channel with CBS Studios International.
AMC Networks International – UK is a business unit of AMC Networks International which delivers entertaining and acclaimed programming to more than 140 countries and territories, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Info: http://www.www.amcnetworks.com/amcni