Disney Africa and e.Tv partner for broadcast in South Africa

Disney Africa has signed an exclusive deal with e.TV in South Africa to showcase feature films, animated series and shorts, alongside live-action shows from The Walt Disney Studios, Disney Pixar and ABC Studios.

The agreement also covers screening of hit movies like the Pirates of the Caribbean saga, which will be aired during the month of May. Live action titles like Cool Runnings, The Pacifier and Sister Act, and many more. The assortment of content from Disney Pixar will be include Cars, Finding Nemo, Monsters’ Inc. and The Incredibles, together with studio’s shorts like For the Birds, Jack-Jack Attack and Mike’s New Car.

Christine Service, Senior Vice President and Country Manager of The Walt Disney Company Africa, commented on the deal: “We are thrilled to extend our relationship with e.tv with this content deal and, in doing so, bring such a diverse offering of hit features and series to viewers. This deal signifies a great step in the development of our content presence in South Africa and we are delighted to be working with e.tv”.

Marlon Davids, Managing Director of e.tv, aded: “e.tv strives to bring the best content to the 7.9-million households that have access to free-to-air television. The partnership with Disney is valued greatly, and further ensures that e.tv can bring the most talked about and best content for all ages to our viewers”.