M-NET taps Electus to bring US programming to Africa
| 15 May 2014
Multimedia entertainment studio Electus has announced that it has made a volume deal of more than 75 hours of programming with South Africa's M-NET.
The titles, including multiple US broadcast network and cable prime time series, will air across M-NET channels in Africa. The programming slate includes: David Blaine: Real or Magic; Bet on Your Baby; Food Fighters; The Hero; 72 Hours; Mob Wives Chicago; Big Ang; Miami Monkey; G-Thing; and The 3.
"Electus International is thrilled to continue building our relationship with MNET across this slate of new and successfully returning series from our acclaimed producing and network partners in North America, and beyond," said Eli Shibley, senior vice president of Electus International Media and Formats. "Sharing similar commercial sensibilities and admiration for top-level production and talent, the titles were easy to identify and the deal is exactly the type of strategic partnership we hope to make with trusted broadcasting partners throughout the world."