Celebrating the African Youth on DStv & GOtv in June
Boomerang DStv Channel 302
Forget about courageous heroes and prepare for some Scooby and Shaggy shenanigans this June on Boomerang. They’re back to solve all new hilarious mysteries! Things get scary when a Gremlin hijacks the gang’s flight on the largest plane ever, and become even more terrifying when it’s up to Daphne to fly the plane! Catch the new episodes from Saturday 4 June at 11:05 CAT.
Bunnicula follows the paranormal adventures of Bunnicula the vampire rabbit who drinks vegetable juice, Chester the paranoid cat and Hardold the lovable family dog. When thirteen year old Mina finds Bunnicula locked away in the cellar of her new home in New Orleans, she adopts him as her third pet, but things get a bit tricky. Tune in from Saturday 11 June at 13:50 CAT.
Cartoon Network DStv Channel 301
Gumball the cat and Darwin the fish are back along with the whole Watterson family in all new adventure this June. Ah, the challenges of growing up! Gumball and Darwin have to deal with the imminent departure of their favourite person in the world: Mr Robinson, their neighbor who hates them! Catch this amazing world of Gumball every weekday at 15:35 CAT
Steven and the Crystal Gems, the self-appointed guardians of the galaxy, take you on epic new adventures this June! It’s GOSSIP time for Steven! Encouraged by Amethysth who loves a good secret, he will finally learn how Garnet became a crystal gem, will listen to a friend’s audio diary and end up having trouble believing in everyone! Some secrets are better left untold... which Steven is about to find out! Tune in weekends at 20:40 CAT or Monday to Friday at 21:50 CAT.
This month, all Cartoon Network fans can look forward to a full two days of super, crazy action and adventure, not to mention fun! Join Kevin, Tyler, Shope, and the Roach as they are accidentally recruited by an in intergalactic alliance to help stop an evil space-virus spreading across the galaxy! Watch as the “noobs” attempt to not only survive the hallways of middle school, but save the world from contagious creatures seeking to destroy planet Earth. Tune in on Thursday 16 June at 10:55 CAT.
Cbeebies DStv Channel 301
The Clangers are small, endearing creatures who live in peace and harmony inside a crater on a distant planet. The family has adventures together, and in each episode there is a problem to solve, something invented, something discovered or someone new to meet. In series one, Major Clanger invents a knitting machine so that Granny will never need to knit again. However, Granny rather likes knitting, and when she sees the hideous garments the machine is producing she challenges it to a knit-off. Tune in Mondays from 6 June at 17:35 CAT.
Swashbuckle is set aboard a shipwrecked pirate ship called the Scarlet Squid, on which three naughty pirates reside. Captain Sinker and her two hapless shipmates, Cook and Line, harbour stolen jewels, and it’s up to a team of swashbucklers to take part in a series of games such as the Tumbly Barrel and the Wacky Whirlpool in order to find them. Tune in weekdays from 07:30 CAT.
Disney Channel DStv Channel 303
As hit series Jessie reaches its finale, a new series featuring the Ross children comes to Disney Channel. Emma, Ravi, and Zuri Ross head off to Camp Kikiwaka, a rustic summer camp in Maine where their parents met as teens. There they must learn to contend with meeting new friends, having new love interests and learning to cope with a more outdoor life. They certainly have exciting and challenging new lives at Camp Kikiwaka! Premiere episodes of Bunk’d air on weekdays from Monday 27 June at 08:10 CAT.
As a special treat for fans of hit show Jessie, in the run-up to the series finale Disney Channel is showing every episode ever on Saturdays and Sundays throughout June at 13:35 CAT. In the double episode length series finale Ooray for Ollywood when Christina Ross returns home, Jessie heads to L.A. for a role in a movie. But when the kids realize that they still need her, they follow Jessie to Hollywood.
There’s a real treat in store this month for fans of iconic animation house Pixar. June sees the premieres of a special selection of Pixar's brightest and best animated shorts, airing prior to a selection of great Pixar and Disney movies on Fridays and Saturdays at 10:35 throughout June and July. Among the great entertainment on offer there is Mater and the Ghostlight prior to Cars on Friday 10 June, and The Blue Umbrella immediately before Teen Beach Movie on Friday 17 June – both at 17:25 and 17:30 respectively.
Disney Junior GOtv Channel 151/DStv Channel 309
Ever wondered which animal is fastest or which has the best hair? Wonder no more, as two popular characters from The Lion Guard, Bunga and Ono, answer all your animal questions in a brand new series of shorts. These two crazy characters attempt to answer the questions you've always wanted answered in It’s UnBungalievable. Whether you want to find out who is mightier or who the better baby-sitter is, Bungo and Ono have all the answers! Don’t miss our sensational shorts from Monday 6 June at 18:25 CAT.
Guess who has popped up to help Sofia with her latest problem? Not a Disney princess as usual. Instead it’s none other than Olaf, the crazy snowman from Disney’s mega hit movie Frozen! Olaf turns up in the second episode of the story arc The Secret Library. In Olaf and the Tale of Miss Nettle when Sofia's amulet summons Olaf instead of a princess, the two set off to stop Miss Nettle from stealing the snowdrop flowers from Freezenberg! Sofia the First and the Secret Library: Olaf and the Tale of Miss Nettle premieres on Saturday 7 June at 09:00. CAT.
Disney XD DStv Channel 304
Annedroids is a fascinating series which aims to educate children about science, technology, engineering and maths from the perspective of an 11-year-old girl Anne, her friends, and her android creations. Join Anne and androids Hand, Eyes and Pal, as well as android dog Fang. Annedroids season three premieres on weekdays from Monday 13 to Thursday 29 June at 18:10 CAT.
Becoming… focuses on a different sports star in each show, exploring how they got to where they are today. It looks at the trials and tribulations, the hard work and sacrifices which are necessary, and the toll sports stardom takes. This latest show features Henrik Lundqvist, Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the US National Hockey League. He is the only goaltender in NHL history to record ten 30 win seasons in his first 11 seasons. Catch this fascinating documentary on Thursday 15 June at 18:35 CAT.
Saturdays couldn’t get more super than our Supa Saturdays, which feature seven back-to-back episodes of Supa Strikas. The block offers a chance for football fans to catch up on their favourite show, as it features the latest episodes from season four of this popular series as well as the premiere episode. Supa Saturdays air on Saturdays throughout June from 09:00 CAT.
e.TV Ghana, GOtv Channel 177
X-Men, still grieving over the death of Phoenix (Jean Grey), are investigating a case of a missing mutant girl in Northern Japan. This leads them to a mysterious virus that turns mutants into monsters. U-Men and the Inner Circle want it.
JimJam GOtv Channel 152/DStv Channel 310
Two small kittens’ named Kit and Kate love their toy box. As soon as they hop inside, magic starts to happen. In each episode the kittens meet a mysterious stranger who always happens to be their Mum or Dad in disguise. The stranger helps the kittens to solve all their puzzles and enjoy even the bumpiest ride. Catch them Every Saturday and Sunday 10am – 12pm
Nickelodeon GOtv Channel 153/DStv Channel 305
Teenager, Sanjay Patel has an unusualbest friend: a talking snake named Craig. Together the pair give new meaning to thephrase “terrible twos”. In the third season, Sanjay invites friends for a sleepover but anembarrassing video could potentially ruin hispyjama party. Plus, Craig becomes obsessedwith becoming a social media celebrity. Tune in every Monday from 6 June at 17:50 CAT.
Have you ever wished your dog could morph into a human and really become your best friend? In this movie that’s exactly what happens to Manny and his pet Rufus. For Manny it’s a dream come true, until Rufus’ playful manner makes him the most popular boy in school. Manny’s jealousy gets the better of him when his crush, Paige, takes a special interest in Rufus. Catch Rufus on Saturday 24 June at 17:00 CAT.
These holidays, Nickelodeon is the channel to watch. From Monday to Thursday at 08:00 CAT there’ll be marathon episodes of Game Shakers, SpongeBob SquarePants and The Loud House. From 16:10 CAT on weekdays there’s a movie festival. Catch the Best Player, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, Rags, Swindle and Ever After High: Way to Wonderland on Monday 27 June at 08:00 CAT and 16:10 CAT.
Nick Jr DStv Channel 307
Twist, Kiki, Shout and Marina know how to entertain an audience with one of their musical gigs. But in reality, their band is actually a cover for their jobs as spies. They investigate unusual crimes with each band member possessing a unique skill that helps them solve cases. Tune in from Wednesday 1 June at 09:20 CAT.
Fans of young Dora the Explorer will love the latest adventures she goes on with her new group of friends, Kate, Naiya, Emma, Alana and Pablo. They all attend school in Playa Verde, when school’s out, they explore their city, using Dora’s smartphone to navigate the way. Tune in on Saturday 4 June at 15:30 CAT.
Watch as the adorable rescue pups Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble and Skye learn how to protect and serve. Whether it’s chasing away thieves or saving a drowning child, the Paw Patrol will be on a roll, risking life and limb to keep their neighbourhood safe. Tune in on Thursday 9 June at 19:10 CAT and Friday 10 June at 07:10 CAT.
Genies in training Shimmer and Shine live in the enchanted Zahramay Falls where they go on exciting adventures with their pets Nahal and Tala. The magical lasses must learn how to grant their human friend Leah’s wishes without upsetting the natural balance, but their inexperience often leads to awkward mishaps they have to correct. Tune on Thursday 23 June at 19:35 CAT.
NET2, GOtv Channel 178
Every parent knows that children love to ask why, what and where about the world around them. We provide the answers to questions about animals, science & technology, nature, sport, history, culture and much, much more.
We create fun learning presented in a Q&A format with a broad range of topics discussed. Visually enticing, this is an excellent choice for informative programming catered to a younger audience.
Nicktoons DStv Channel 308
Are you ready to rock? Well Alvin, Theodore and Simon sure are, in exciting new episodes of Alvinnn!!! And the Chipmunks. These furry little rascals find themselves in deep trouble on many occasions, even when they’ve had the best intentions. They go from taking in a stray dog to supporting the underdog, from being superheroes to working with ones and zeroes – all the while making sweet music for their fans and working on Dave’s nerves. Catch them every Monday 6 June at 14:20 CAT.
What could a moody piece of tin and a goofy creature possibly have in common? Well, we’re not entirely sure, but what we do know is that Robot and Monster are the best of friends. They support each other during any awkward situations, such as Monster’s denial about his friend Fuzzy Slippers being imaginary or keeping Robot’scrazy cousin Gizmo away from a family party, and go on some insane adventures together. Catch the every Monday from 6 June 2016 at 16:25 CAT.
For the Rugrats, the world outside of their cribs is another adventure just waiting to happen, see it through their eyes! In brand new episodes Chuckie becomes a lab rat for a nasal congestion experiment, he and Phil wear dresses for a festival and the babies have to face their fear of dust bunnies when the grown-ups clean the house. Meanwhile, Angelica is her usual mischievous self, but a mysterious bite from a mosquito forces her to change her ways. From Monday 6 June 2016 at 06:25 CAT.
Every time The Chipettes take to the stage, they prove just how much girls rock! Brittany, Jeanette and Eleanor are a cheeky trio who give the boys from Alvinnn!!! And the Chipmunks a good run for their money with their smashing hits. Get to know the ladies a bit better in this special featuring The Chipettes’ best episodes. You’ll discover how important an outfit is to Brittany, what Jeanette’s thinking about when she spaces out and what inspires Eleanor’s can-do attitude, Tune in on Saturday 18 June at 08:05 CAT.
Get up when you’re ready and enjoy back-to-back episodes of your favourite shows – what could be better? At the end of June you’ll be treated to four-episode marathons of Peppa Pig, Jimmy Neutron, Monsters vs Aliens, Kung-Fu Panda and The Fairly Odd Parents. All that’s left to do is sit back, kick your feet up and chill. From Monday 27 June at 06:50 CAT.
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