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Monday, June 27, 2011


M-Net leaps into the year 2149 & back 85 million years with Fox, Spielberg & Terra Nova!

M-Net has announced that it will bring the most incredible international title to South Africa first! As a leader in the industry, securing the rights from Fox Broadcasting Company, for The Super Series, Terra Nova, was an exciting and priority affair at the Magic Centre.

Scoring at a rating of 9.6 on IMDB & 9.1 on, if early ratings are anything to go by the hype is on the money and Fox has delivered another sensational blockbuster!

With Steven Spielberg as Executive Producer, an impressive ensemble cast, The Gold Coast in Australia as a set and an average $4million cost per episode Terra Nova is set to step into homes throughout South Africa in early 2012 on M-Net & M-Net HD.

The first actor cast was Jason O’Mara, no stranger to South African audiences as Lt. Thomas Meehan in the Emmy award-winning and critically acclaimed miniseries Band of Brothers, an M-Net power title. Thereafter, O’Mara starred in Grey’s Anatomy, followed by Men in Trees and The Closer. Band of Brothers was also the first time audiences got a taste of the powerful relationship shared by O’Mara and film icon Steven Spielberg.

“M-Net is thrilled to have to have secured the rights to one of the hottest series of the season and we know that our subscribers are as excited as we are to be a part of the epic saga that is Terra Nova!” said Tracey Gilchrist, M-Net’s head of International Acquisitions.