GauTV, Gauteng’s very own television channel, will make its debut on DStv on 19 October 2015. Based in the heart of Johannesburg, GauTV aims to depict life in Gauteng as South Africa’s financial capital through a variety of thought-provoking and general entertainment shows.
The channel aims to be the voice of Gauteng, reflecting the rich diversity of province – from lavish Sandton lifestyles to the existence of the Bekkersdal township, from prominent individuals in society to ordinary Gautengers. It will also reflect the diversity of voices through its multiple language format including English, Afrikaans, Setswana, SePedi, Tshivenda, Xitsonga and isiZulu.
Zallywood Productions is responsible for the production of the channel. Expressing excitement about the launch on DStv, Dr Victor Phume, founder of Zallywood Productions said: “We look forward to deliver a quality channel filled with great entertainment for DStv customers. We hope to showcase fresh new talent alongside established household names. We look forward to telling the unique stories of the people of Gauteng.“
Some of the shows to feature on GauTV:
Showbizz 411is a talk show about weekly celebrity and entertainment news, exclusive interviews with the hottest stars, red carpet coverage, reviews and fashion, hosted by the popular Lexi Van of the Big Brother game. Picture Perfect will provide beauty tips, facial makeovers and exquisite aesthetics pampering. Assertiveness is an edgy talk show for the youth by the youth, tackling taboo and day to day topics with studio guests debating freely and unhindered
GauTV will broadcast on DStv channel 265 from 6am to 6pm daily to DStv Access, Family, Compact, Extra and Premium customers.