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Vodacom Video Play launches new comedy channel

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Vodacom has extended its Video Play bouquet following the launch and addition of a new comedy channel called ‘Gunga7.com.’ This follows a content licensing deal with production company Diprente Films and takes the total number of channels to 10 (and they include; music, gospel, sports, kids, news, lifestyle, NXT LVL, Siyakha, TV shows).

‘Gunga7.com’ is a subscription channel that goes live today. For R4, 99 a day or R14, 99 a week or R39, 99 a month viewers can now enjoy a large selection of local comedy shows. These include:

  • ‘The Bantu Hour’ hosted by Kagiso Lediga and Hugh Masekela,
  • ‘Next of Next Week’ featuring comedians Skhumba Hlophe and Thapelo Seemise, “Tips Shampoo”, Ntosh Madlingozi and Celeste Ntuli,
  • ‘Late Night News’ with Loyiso Gola
  • And old favourite ‘Pure Monate Show’ featuring a host of comedians including David Kau, Joey Rasdien, Chris Forrest, and Riaad Moosa.


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