Gauteng Province Launches A New TV Channel

There is a new TV channel called GauTV  which will launch on MultiChoice's DStv this month. This 12 hours per day channel is the brain child of Zallywood Production. 

Word broke this week that DSTV will be adding another local based channel specifically for MultiChoice available  exclusively to DSTV Premium, DSTV Extra, DSTV Compact, DSTV Family and DSTV Access subscribers.

The new channel which will cover the greater Gauteng province with a 12 hour schedule which will include news, sport, soaps, movies, drama series, factual and documentary programming, lifestyle and religion programming as well as kids viewing.

GauTV describes its programming as "a mixture of local programming from different municipalities with a modern high-powered aim at entertaining, educating and informing".

According to its founder GauTV will show viewers the "lavish Sandton lifestyles" and will broadcast in various languages, including English, Afrikaans, Setswana, Pedi, Venda, Tsonga and Zulu"

The channel is hopes to showcase fresh new talent alongside established household names. I guess we'll be seeing the same faces we are tired of from SABC and etv but hey atleast we might be geeting fresh content. 

Shows viewers can expect from 19th October when the channel debuts are Picture Perfect, a lifestyle show about beauty tips and facial makeovers, Assertiveness as a youth talk show and Showbizz 411 as a weekly entertainment news programme.

GauTV starts 19 October on channel 265 and will run daily from 06:00 to 18:00.

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