Broadcast News - In Brief


- South African public TV broadcaster SABC scooped two golden awards on Thursday, 18 November 2010, at the Public Sector Excellence (PSX) Awards in the brand leadership, and overall effectiveness and service orientation categories.

- MNet relaunches Studio 53 Extra, a programme focused on the glitzy and glamorous side of Africa. The programme is aimed at growing the continent's entertainment industry but the impact is much larger than that.

- International children's channel KidsCo has extended its presence in Nigeria, where earlier this year it launched its older-skewing network BigTV. The NBC Universal, Corus Entertainment and Cookie Jar joint-venture channel will debut in Nigeria on Cable Africa Network Television (CANtv) beginning next month.