BrandArena: DStv Adds TCM Channel To Compact Plus

Tuesday 29 September 2015

DStv Adds TCM Channel To Compact Plus

From 1 October 2015, viewers will be spoiled for choice as DStv adds more entertainment channels to DStv packages.

DStv recently added CBeebies, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Brit and an Open Week (28 September – 2 October) of Comedy Central (DStv channel 122) in anticipation of Trevor Noah’s debut on The Daily Show to Compact Plus and Compact bouquets. From 1 October, TCM will also be added to the Compact Plus bouquet to boost subscribers’ entertainment programming.

“We’re delighted to bring our subscribers this refresh that will ensure that they get the best value for their respective bouquets. By ensuring that channels and content are effectively organized and structured to offer the ultimate solution to home television entertainment, each bouquet will continue to offer a channel combination specifically designed for subscriber needs and preferences,” said Caroline Oghuma, Public Relations Manager, DStv, MultiChoice Nigeria.

From 1 October, Compact Plus subscribers will have access to TCM on DStv channel 137 which offers a refreshed look, a new feel and an updated programming slate. By introducing this major change in the channel´s tone, brand image and programming strategy, the TCM experience has initiated a whole new level of quality entertainment. Blockbuster fans are now able to benefit from a host of original titles stemming right from the most prestigious Hollywood studios. Prime time and weekend specials have also been rejuvenated to include explosive action-blocks, chilling thriller specials and frontier-pushing sci-fi events.

In addition, TCM will celebrate seasonal events such as Halloween, where horror film fans will be treated to some of the most terrifying movies of all time along with an exciting array of new film titles and themed programming in the upcoming months. Horror will be served every Saturday at 8pm creating suspense to end October with a shuddering horror marathon, giving goose bumps all through till Saturday, 31 October. Viewers can also look forward to an exclusive in-house documentary about George Lucas which will launch this December to celebrate the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

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