GOtv Weekender (27 Nov – Dec 2) – Channel O, Sony Entertainment TV, MTV Base, Disney Junior, Nickelodeon, E!, Al Jazeera

Bringing you updates on what’s gonna happen this weekend on GOtv.

Catch all the fun and excitement this Saturday as Channel O Music Video Awards will be aired on GOtv.



Channel O (Channel 70)

The 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Awards will be broadcast live on Channel O and on GOtv at 7:00pm on Saturday, 30 November.

Among those taking to the stage on Saturday night will be, Wizkid, Burna Boy, KCee, Victoria Kimani, The Soil, Buffalo Souljah, Aka featuring Da L.E.S., Lizha James, Cassper Nyovest featuring Okmalumkooklat, Khuli Chana, and Mafikizolo.

The only category not voted for by Channel O viewers is the Special Recognition, which this year is being awarded to Nigerian R&B duo P-Square.

Twin brothers Peter and Paul Okoye, are being honoured for their significant artistic contributions to music, which have helped place African music and its artists firmly on international stages. They follow in the footsteps of the likes of Oscar “Oskido” Mdlongwa (2012); Nigeria’s Koko Master D’Banj (2011); Somalian born K’NAAN (2010); South African Brenda Fassie (2009) and Ghana’s George Lee (2008).

In the host hot seat is the one-two star-studded combination of Nigerian muso Naeto C and South African hip hopper AKA – both artists already having proved their popularity with Channel O viewers over the past few years.

So tune in at 7:00pm when the 2013 Channel O Africa Music Video Awards finally get underway!

Also on GOtv’s programme line-up for the weekend are:






Some poor women don’t have a mother-in-law; they have a monster-in-law.

That’s the unfortunate fate that awaits Charlotte Cantilini (played by Jennifer Lopez), who is thrilled that she’s finally found the perfect man to marry.  The only problem is, he has a vindictive mother who is hell-bent on destroying their relationship.

An epic comic battle of the alpha-female variety ensues, with hilarious one-liners galore!

Catch Monster-in-Law on SONY ENTERTAINMENT, Wednesday 27 November at 7:00pm.


MTV BASE (Channel 72)



The First Lady of the Young Money Cash Money record label has been a force to be reckoned with ever since she was co-signed by rapper, Lil Wayne. In this episode of Take Over, MTV base takes a look at the rise and rise of Nicki Minaj.


Nicki Minaj Takeover is on Saturday 30 November at 9:00am on MTV base.



DISNEY JUNIOR (Channel 60) GOtv Plus ONLY




If young fans need a hand to become a princess worthy of a place in Enchancia, Disney Junior is the place to go, as this month Sofia gives Go-getters her personal guide to reaching royal perfection!


Every day until Friday 29 November at 9:00am there will be episodes of Sofia the First accompanied by a tip from Sofia. These helpful hints on courage, generosity and kindness will make little princesses of all little Miss GO-getters. Learn How to be a Princess on Disney Junior on GOtv channel 60.




Nickelodeon (channel 62)



Tori Vega is still getting herself into screwball situations on a daily basis. The aspiring singer is trying to make a name for herself while attending a prestigious school of the arts.

Tweens and teens should tune in to Nickelodeon on Thursday 28 November at 9:35am to watch the latest episode of Victorious and to see what Tori is getting up to.




If you are a fan of Phil’s parenting tips or ever wondered what Gloria sounds like in real life, you’re in luck! Head behind-the-scenes this month as E! presents an exclusive look at the cast of the award-winning comedy, Modern Family.

Discover who was originally in the running to play your favourite characters and get the scoop on the future of the show as the cast members and creators spill their secrets and explain how they are a family both on and off screen. Thursday, 28 November 2013 at 9:00pm

AL JAZEERA (Channel 40)


  • The 7Up South Africa series follows a diverse range of young South Africans as they grow up. Filming them every seven years from the age of seven, we see them develop against a backdrop of dramatic political change. Born into the apartheid era, they experienced Mandela’s success in the country’s first non-racial elections and saw the dawning of a new rainbow nation.


In 7Up South Africa the first of eight, hour-long episodes, we are introduced to a lively and candid bunch of seven year-olds. Born in 1992 these youngsters only understand life from the perspective of their own segregated part of society.


Catch 7Up South Africa on Friday, 29 November at 9:00pm on Al Jazeera.



Please note that programming, dates and times are subject to change. In addition, please note that different channels are available on different GOtv bouquets and in different countries.






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