BrandArena: DStv subscribers to enjoy Game Of Thrones series

Friday 15 May 2015

DStv subscribers to enjoy Game Of Thrones series

This is a good news for DStv subscribers! From Monday, 18 May, subscribers will enjoy Game of Thrones, the worldwide phenomenon and award-winning drama series.

DStv’s channel, M-Net Edge, – the home of HBO in Africa, will take television connoisseurs to the edge of entertainment by introducing them to the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros with double-bill episodes of this ‘ratings-raker’ from Monday 18 May at 10:00pm.

Viewers will be able to binge-watch all the seasons of the fantastic series from the first to the current which will be aired as follows: Season 1: 18 – 22 May 2015; Season 2: 25 – 29 May 2015; Season 3: 1 – 5 June 2015; Season 4: 8 – 12 June 2015 and Season 5: 15 – 19 June 2015.

Speaking on the launch of the series, Regional Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu said; “DStv Premium subscribers can also set their PVRs or Exploras to record the season and watch it at their leisure or watch previously aired episodes on Catch Up, which will also be available for 48-hours after broadcast. The series will also be available on the DStv Now app for viewers to enjoy on-the-go”

Further explaining why the exciting series is coming to Nigeria at this time, Wangi said; “Game of Thrones is a series that displays nudity, sex, violence and strong language. We were required to meet specific regulatory and censorship criteria before introducing it in Nigeria. It is as a result of this that we have positioned the series to air between 10:00pm to 12 midnight for its duration. We also strongly encourage parents to activate the parental control feature on their decoders.”

Game of Thrones is based on the best-selling fantasy novel series by George R. R. Martin, and is set in a grounded fantasy world inhabited by ambitious men and women of both honor and ill repute. In the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, whoever controls the Iron Throne, holds unbelievable power, and also centres on the rise and fall of several families that covet that power at all costs.

This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honour, conquest and triumph. So get ready to be part of this wild ride into this amazing fantasy kingdom and be kept on the edge of your seat with Game of Thrones, where you either win or you die!

Parents can restrict viewing for their children through the parental control feature on the DStv decoder remote control. For more information on the use of parental control, information and highlights on the upcoming episodes on Season 1, please log on to

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