About Us

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Urban Brew has been in the television production business since 1995. Our growth and development has been fueled by a changing society and a changing world, and has been guided by some of the industry’s most forward thinking people. Our ability to make any and all kinds of television content, all the way from concept to broadcast, has made us leaders in this industry.

 

We’ve made some of the most loved and most eagerly followed shows in South Africa. From game and reality shows to youth programming, variety and music shows to sports shows and telenovellas, documentaries to soapies. We’ve developed new formats and AFPs for advertisers and broadcasters for both local and international consumption. We also produce and broadcast TV channels. These TV Channels reach an audience of over five million unduplicated viewers every week.

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We launched the first fully-fledged community TV station in SA, Soweto TV, and have followed with 1KZN and several more TV channels: [ED], Glow, Dumisa, and One Gospel. These channels have been hugely successful, reaching audiences of over five million unduplicated viewers every week.

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Legacy Productions

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Since 1995, Urban Brew Studios has created dozens of productions across almost every genre and format. Some of the most popular include SABC 1’s YOTV, Die Foon, Tonight with Trevor Noah, Cold Sweat, Disney Road Hog, Inkaba, am2day, 3 Talk, Kom Ons Karaoke and Castle Loud.

 

Our legacy productions helped set the local industry standard for game shows. We’ve conceptualised, produced and broadcast dozens, including legendary shows like Zama Zama and Road to Riches and Lotto Live Draw.

Careers

At Urban Brew we believe that to produce premium quality work, we need premium quality human capital. This belief informs our approach to acquiring new, forward-thinking individuals with whom we can partner to carve our path in the TV and film industry. Urban Brew Studios’ strength lies in its eclectic mix of brilliant brains, organisers and off-the-wall creatives. The need for a diversity of skills comes with the requirement for a diversity of people, cultures and genders. We boast a culture of opportunity-driven skills sharing, offering employees experience in the various facets of TV and film production.

 

To learn more, to share more or to experience more, send your CV to careers@urbanbrew.co.za

Kagiso Media

Kagiso Media, a division of Kagiso Tiso Holdings, is a Level 2 BBBEE contributor in terms of the DTI scorecard, with interests in substantial media assets through its subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates.

All our assets are positioned in growth markets, with significant interests in new media, content production, specialised publishing, research, radio broadcasting and television. Kagiso Media owns 100% of Urban Brew Studios.

 

The vision of Kagiso Media is to “Build Communities for Good” and our mission is to continuously deliver innovative media and information solutions that facilitate beneficial human connection.

 

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