ED] channel on DStv (channel 190) announced a revamp in its offering as it celebrates its first year.
This knowledge and information channel, aimed at disseminating knowledge into Sub-Saharan Africa in an informal and entertaining way, has unveiled a change in content offering for its second year with a host of new, locally-produced series, along with fresh faces that will solidify its local content offering.
Highlights on [ED]’s December schedule include a variety of not-to-be-missed brand new flagship shows:
Anchored by Danine Naidoo, Edge premieres on Wednesday, 10 December at 19:00 and takes viewers on a Science and Technology reality series set at the cutting edge of technological research and development. Get drawn into the world of hero geeks and their magnificent creations.
Current affairs take centre-stage with Behind the Headlines from Wednesday, 10 December at 19:30. Sight-impaired radio and television journalist Rhulani Baloyi will unpack the headlines making news.
Contact is a first-person account, reality documentary series that goes off the beaten track to find human stories that are not in mainstream media [but ought to be]. Contact premieres on Wednesday, 10 December at 21:00.
Meanwhile Criselda Kananda and her studio guests unpack sexual health matters on the talk show Sexual Health, which premieres Monday, 15 December at 21:00.
Other new and regular features will include Corner Talks which premieres Wednesday, 10 December at 18:00. This is an actuality and social commentary series (presented by Simphiwe ‘Tofolux’ Masoka and Ayanda Nhlapo), captured in the heart of Johannesburg’s townships, that takes the average young person at the corner and puts them in the front row seat of social commentary.
The entrepreneurial docu-series Earned starts on Thursday, 11 December at 19:00. Trying to decide on a career path? Create starts Tuesday, 16 December at 19:00 and reveals a variety of career paths to help the viewer make informed decisions about their future careers.
Thursday, 11 December at 16:00 sees the launch of the talk show Share with Hannah Viviers as she engages with the youth about living in the twenty-first century and GIBS (Gordon Institute of Business Science) starts Monday, 15 December at 20:00 and covers various business issues affecting the African continent as well as tips on how to maneuver your venture into a successful business.
Produced by the market leaders in original content, production powerhouse, Urban Brew’s new content showcase on [ED], DStv channel 190, also includes a host of cutting-edge documentaries in genres like Travel, History, Lifestyle and many more.
Curious? Remain Inspired and tune in to [ED] on DStv channel 190 from Wednesday, 10 December at 16:00!