etv To Air Devious Maids | Signs An Exclusive free-to-air Programming Deal With Disney
e.tv has announced an exclusive collaboration with Disney on a free-to-air broadcast deal on South African television. The relationship allows e.tv to broadcast top international and award-winning shows produced by Disney and its subsidiaries from June 2016.
For the first time on free-to-air television in South Africa, viewers will be able to watch their favourite superheroes every Sunday at 20h00 in June:
Sunday 5 June at 20h00: Marvel’s Thor
Sunday 12 June at 20h00: Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger
Sunday 19 June at 20h00: Marvel's The Avengers
Sunday 26 June at 20h00: Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World
"We are very thrilled about this relationship with Disney. Disney produces some of the best content in the world and we want to bring our viewers the best of both local and international content. Viewers can expect more incredible international movies and shows on their screens later in the year," says Marlon Davids, acting MD for e.tv Channels Division.
e.tv has also secured one of the most popular series from ABC Studios, another subsidiary of Disney, Devious Maids, the hit comedy-drama featuring Ana Ortiz and Dania Ramirez, which will make it's free-to-air debut on e.tv on Monday, 13 June at 20h30.