SundanceTV Coming to South Africa


AMC Networks International (AMCNI) – UK and MultiChoice have done a deal that will see SundanceTV launching in South Africa for the first time.

SundanceTV will launch on June 1 exclusively to DStv Premium customers as a 24/7 linear HD channel. It will bring with it a range of film festival selections, including I Smile Back and Cries from Syria, as well as original programming such as The Son.

Louise Cottrell, the VP of affiliate sales for AMCNI UK, said: “SundanceTV will offer a selection of award winning and locally appealing programming exclusively to audiences in South Africa. We’re excited to launch this premium channel for the first time in South Africa on the DStv platform, which reinforces our long-standing partnership with MultiChoice, Africa’s leading video entertainment provider.”

Aletta Alberts, the head of content for MultiChoice, added: “We’ve listened to what our customers are saying about our content, and are committed to bringing them more fresh content more often and fewer repeats. SundanceTV will bring great variety through its high-quality art movies and unforgettable series. We’re confident our customers will welcome SundanceTV to the DStv family and into their homes.”