One Magic is a subscription-based digital satellite television general entertainment channel created by M-Net and MultiChoice for DStv. It is one of the resultant channels from the M-Net series channel created in 2000.
|Launched||2000 (As M-Net Series) |
2013 (As M-Net Series Reality)
2016 (As Vuzu Amp)
2018 (in its current form)
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
|Broadcast area||South Africa|
|Formerly called||M-Net Series |
M-Net Series Reality
|Replaced||M-Net Series Reality|
|Sister channel(s)||M-Net |
The channel was launched in 2000, as M-Net Series, as a soster channel to the original M-Net channel. On 9 July 2013, this channel was split into three, namely M-Net Series Showcase, which was the premium series channel which had new series releases, M-Net Series Reality broadcast talk shows and other reality media and M-Net Series Zone which served as a rerun channel, and featured previous seasons of shows and back-to-back marathon blocks. On 11 September 2014, it was announced that Series Showcase and Series Reality would replaced with two new channels, Vuzu Amp, the premium version of Vuzu and M-Net Edge, a primetime channel providing a stronger offering than M-Net, on 20 and 13 October, respectively. M-Net Series Zone was later renamed M-Net City in 2016
On 31 March 2017, M-Net Edge was absorbed by M-Net to create a supersized channel.
In February 2018, Vuzu Amp was rebranded to One Magic.
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