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Two brand new ROK channels for Nollywood, West African music and Ghanaian movies and TV series to delight DStv customers


Two brand new ROK channels for Nollywood, West African music and Ghanaian movies and TV series to delight DStv customers

MultiChoice Africa and ROK are excited to announce the launch of two brand new channels ROK 2 and ROK 3 on DStv on Thursday, 5 April.

The two channels will join ROK (DStv channel 168) – the studio’s debut TV channel which was launched in November 2016 by the Lagos-based film studio, renowned for its original TV series and Nollywood movies. ROK 2 and ROK 3 will result in the growth of the studio’s linear TV programming as it continues to build a pan-African TV audience on one of the continent’s most widely consumed entertainment platforms, with an audience in excess of 12.3million. The announcement of the new TV channels will see content production double, as the company continues to invest in scriptwriting, production and new talent.

ROK 2 will show the very best traditional village, tribal, palace regal Nollywood movies and TV series, 24/7 and launches with titles including King of KingsThe HeiressThrone of Revengeand Mark of the Gods. ROK 2 will be available on DStv Channel 169 to Premium, Compact+, Compact and Family customers.

ROK 3 will showcase the finest selection of Ghanaian movies and TV series, in both English and Twi, during the day and will play the very best of West African music from 23:00 each night. The channel launches with titles including Black & WhiteStalemateBanks ChroniclesAgya Fakye MeAma PooleyBorn AgainCoach Krakye and Ye Obi Dea Yie. ROK 3 will be available on DStv Channel 164 to Premium, Compact+, Compact, Family and Access customers.

ROK CEO Mary Njoku said: “Great storytelling is at the core of everything ROK does – so today, we are really delighted to be launching two new TV channels on DStv. Everything we do as a film studio, we throw passion and intensity behind, to ensure beautiful, thrilling and ultimately, entertaining African stories are brought to life alongside ever improving production standards. What we achieved with ROK has resonated with audiences around the continent, which has allowed us to build on our success and bring even more brilliant Nollywood and Ghanaian stories, direct to our loyal fans on DStv.

Stay tuned to your TV screens for the launch of the channel on 5 April.

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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