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M-Net Movies invites kids to cool play dates with Animania

Follow @eventlabgh < From Saturday, 4th April, young ones watching DStv Compact, Access and GOtv Max can also join their...

By Eventlabgh , in Celebrity Entertainment News , at April 3, 2020


From Saturday, 4th April, young ones watching DStv Compact, Access and GOtv Max can also join their favourite movie characters

Saturdays are made for fun, and Animania is just the ticket for kids with cabin fever! It’s a great block of kiddies’ animated movies that kicked off last week on M-Net Movies Smile (available to DStv and GOtv customers). And here’s the best news: starting tomorrow (4 April), Animania will also be available to DStv Compact and Access subscribers on the M-Net Movies All Stars and M-Net Movies Zone channels.

Mom and Dad, it’s indeed the break you’ve been wishing for! The collection of “fun-tertaining” films have been carefully curated to comprise amination hits that are also educational and motivate teamwork, problem-solving and social skills.

Animania will keep the kids occupied on Saturday afternoons throughout the national lockdown and beyond, into the month of May. On M-Net Movies Smile (DStv Channel 105 on DStv) the line-up kicks in just before 10:00am WAT, and for the delightful stories on M-Net Movies All Stars (DStv Channel 111), M-Net Movies Zone (DStv Channel 139 and GOtv channel 3) the kids have to be ready shortly thereafter.

To find out what’s in store on the three channels, and at what times the movies start, scroll through your Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) or have a look at the full channel schedules on

Topping the bill on M-Net Movies Smile are two instalments of the How to Train Your Dragon film series; the first two Kung Fu Panda movies; Home Alone; The Incredibles 2 and the original Hotel Transylvania.

On M-Net Movies All Stars, Rugrats in Paris and The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water, and a trio of flicks with Barbie in a starring role are among the crowd pleasers.
Wreck-it-Ralph and Cars 2 on M-Net Movies Zone were selected with adventurous spirits in mind, while Shrek and the Bee Movie spin laugh-a-minute yarns with surprises at every turn.

This weekend’s line-up:

Saturday 04 April 2020

M-Net Movies Smile
9:55am Sammy’s Adventures 2
11:35am How to Train Your Dragon
1:15pm Home
2:52pm Hotel Transylvania
4:25pm Grand-Daddy Day Care

M-Net Movies All Stars
11:00am Barbie As Rapunzel
12:30pm Barbie & Her Sisters in The Puppy Pursuit
2:00pm Wild Thornberrys Movie
4:32pm Scooby Doo 2 – Monsters Unleashed

M-Net Movies Zone
10:25am Meet The Robinsons
12:00pm Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs
1:23pm Treasure Planet



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