Thursday, 3 October 2013

Hip TV to launch 24 Hour DSTV channel on October 18

Ayo Animashaun is trying his hands on something new. File photo.

Hip TV‘s 24-hour DSTV channel will launch on Friday, October 18, the company has announced.

A live event to mark the news and lifestyle channel will hold at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos this October, according to a statement by the channel.

According to producers, the channel will offer rich content on news, events, documentaries, rotations, red carpet events, features, interviews and many more. Already confirmed TV shows include ‘Music Everywhere’, ‘Streetz’ and ‘Exclusive Interview’.

‘The channel will do Nigeria proud, and make us all proud to be Nigerians’, Executive producer and founder Ayo Animashaun says.

Hip TV, launched in 2007, is the broadcast arm of Smooth Promotions, parent company of Hip Hop World Magazine and awards show, The Headies as well as Street Hop, Veterans’ Nite.

In June 2011, HIP TV for the first time rolled out its own 24 hour channel on cable platform HiTV, four months before the cable TV folded up.

HIP TV will broadcast on Channel 324 on DSTV and on GOTV to millions of viewers in over 40 African countries.

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