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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Nominees for the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards have been announced and include the new category Personality of the Year. Nominees include Lupita Nyongo and Trevor Noah.
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
TVSA can exclusively reveal that a new family arrives on Isidingo at the end of April. Noluthando Meje plays Zukisa Kondile and her husband Sizwe is played by ...
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Monday, April 14, 2014
South African actor Langley Kirkwood steps off a pirate ship on Black Sails and into the town of Banshee. He's been signed to join the show for Season 3.
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Monday, April 14, 2014
The 2014 MTV Movie Awards took place in Los Angeles last night and aired live on MTV. A delayed broadcast airs tonight (14th). The winners are ... (warning: spoiler!)
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
e.tv debuts a new game show this May, titled I Love SA. The game pits two teams against each other in a test of knowledge and experience under team captains.
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Wednesday, April 09, 2014
ICASA has asked the Competition Commission to investigate a deal between SABC and MultiChoice after both broadcasters failed to present their agreement to ICASA.
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Wednesday, April 09, 2014
20 nominees have been announced for the 2014 SAMAs Record of the Year category. See who's made the list. Find out how to vote.
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
When the new season of a capella reality show The Sing-Off starts in May, it won't be on SABC3. M-Net Series Reality has acquired the rights to it too.
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Tuesday, April 08, 2014
*Yawn* ... after announcing that The Fixer will air as Scandal on SABC3, the channel has had to change the name back to The Fixer.
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Saturday, April 05, 2014
Siyabonga Thwala and Tina Jaxa were the stars of the 2014 SAFTAs this weekend. Both won two Golden Horns for their performances. All the winners from both ceremonies.
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Friday, April 04, 2014
The Fixer/Scandal is a mess when it comes to its name. It premiered on SABC3 on Monday but was called Scandal instead and will now air with two different names in South Africa.
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Friday, April 04, 2014
TVSA can confirm that Saturday's SAFTAs ceremony will be hosted by Tumi Morake and Alan Committie. The ceremony will air live on SABC3.
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Muvhango didn't enter the SAFTA awards this year and is noticeably missing from the soapie categories. Why? Series creator Duma Ndlovu says it's because ...
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
TVSA can exclusively reveal that DStv's flailing M-Net Series Zone channel will be going through a major overhaul and refresh in the near future. Updated on 4 April with a comment from M-Net.
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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Shocker! South Africa's power couple Connie and Shona Ferguson have split. They've decided to go public in April so as not to spoil everyone's summer.
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Monday, March 31, 2014
Five new characters debut on Binnelanders this April in the wake of the soapie's 10th season premiere tonight (31st). See who they are - and who's playing them.
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Sunday, March 30, 2014
After missing a year of pageantry, Miss South Africa is back on track. 21-year-old test tube baby Rolene Strauss won the 2014 crown during Sunday's ceremony.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014
The 2014 SAFTAs are coming up soon and voting lines have opened for the Best Soapie category. Which soapie's going to take it? The voting details ...
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Monday, March 24, 2014
Various shows will cover the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, coming up this weekend. The action will air on Selimathunzi, Expresso, Afro Cafe and ...
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
I Want To Sing Gospel returns to SABC2 next Thursday (27th) with Lindelani Mkhize in a new role. The series features a new presenter and judges. See who's on the panel.
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Thursday, March 13, 2014
The South African awards scene is in full swing. First the Royalty Soapie Awards, then the SAFTAs and now the nominees have been announced for the 20th SAMAs.
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Thursday, March 13, 2014
On Monday (10 March) Muvhango debuted a new title sequence in the build-up to Friday's first five-days-a-week episode. Love it? Hate it? ...
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Monday, March 10, 2014
isiBaya was the star of the night at Saturday's first Royalty Soapie Awards. The show won 10 categories. All of the winners and the dirt on the TV broadcast.
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Friday, March 07, 2014
Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o has been nominated for an MTV Movie Award, hot on heels of her Oscar win. See who she's up against - and all other nominees ...
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Friday, March 07, 2014
Tempy Pushas, Montana, isiBaya and Late Nite News have been nominated for 2014 South African Film and Television Awards. See who else made the list.
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Tuesday, March 04, 2014
The Royalty Soapie awards take place in Durban on Saturday (8th) and air on SABC1 on Sunday. The latest, with voting details for Most Popular Soapie and a nominee refresh.
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Monday, March 03, 2014
See who took top honours - and what they were wearing - at the Oscars on Sunday night. All the winners, with Ellen's record-breaking selfie. (Warning: spoiler!)
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Friday, February 28, 2014
SABC1 will air the international friendly between Bafana Bafana and Brazil live next Wednesday (5 March). The game will also be on various radio stations.
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Friday, February 28, 2014
The TAMS TV viewership figures have undergone an overhaul and a universe update takes place this Monday (3 March) to implement the changes. The latest.
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
TVSA can exclusively reveal that Mzansi Magic's popular telenovela isiBaya will definitely continue for a second season immediately after the first ends.
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
The live ceremony, the red carpet, a rebroadcast and the Fashion Police. The broadcast details of the Academy Awards, coming up this Sunday/Monday (2/3 March).
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Judge Dunstan Mlambo has ruled that the Oscar Pistorius trial can be televised live with various restrictions i.e. Oscar himself won't be filmed. Here's what we'll see.
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
24-year-old singer Tamarsha Gambushe is the winner of SABC1's search for a black carpet presenter for the upcoming Metro FM Awards.
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Monday, February 17, 2014
Muvhango has confirmed to TVSA that the soapie will extend to five days a week from Friday, 14 March 2014.
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Thursday, February 13, 2014
Telemundo responds to TVSA reader complaints about the new gossip show Confessions of Stars that takes over from My Heart Beats For Lola. See what they have to say.
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
SABC2 will also be airing the State of the Nation Address live on Thursday (13th) which means that 7de Laan will air in a double bill on Friday. The schedule.
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The State of the Nation Address airs live on e.tv and eNCA on Thursday (13th) and impacts on various shows including Scandal! and Rhythm City. The schedule for the night.
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
e.tv and eKasi+ stars hit Pietermaritzburg for the first time later this month. They'll be at Veritas Night Club and the Greater Edendale Mall. See who'll be there.
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Monday, February 03, 2014
Find out more about the 18 housemates who moved into Big Brother Mzansi on Sunday with our Who Who's snack pack. It's crammed with info about them all ...
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
Internal auditor Mohamed Kajee became a Made man on Top Billing on Thursday night when he won the R5 million apartment in the show's Dream Home competition.
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Monday, January 27, 2014
The 56th Grammy Awards took place in LA on Sunday (26th) and aired live on Channel O. All of the winners, with behind-the-scenes and red carpet pics. (Warning: spoilers!)
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Thursday, January 23, 2014
The 13th Metro FM Music Awards are coming up in Durban on 1 March, with a live broadcast of the ceremony on SABC1. The nominees with the voting details are ...
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The African Nations Championship has taken over SABC1. A wrap of the matches and the broadcast times. Times just added! ... fixtures for 22 - 29 January.
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The meltdown's been happening for months already and now things have officially hit rock bottom. It's no longer possible to set recordings for SABC1 on the PVR.
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Friday, January 17, 2014
If you still have the nerves and stamina to watch another season of American Idol be prepared for a shake-up to the broadcast times on DStv. Other series changes include ...
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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Nominees for the 86th Academy Awards have just been announced in the build-up to the ceremony which will air live on DStv. The full line-up of nominees are ...
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Each year SABC1 airs Come Duze on New Year's eve to see in the new year. How many people Come Duze by tuning in? A close-up on the 2013/2014 viewership.
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Monday, January 13, 2014
The 2014 Golden Globe Awards took place in Tinseltown on Sunday (12 January). A close-up on the winners with a selection of red carpet pics.
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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Generations moves to SABC2 for the duration of the Orange African Nations Championship. Other shows impacted include Selimathunzi and Geraamtes in die Kas. All the details.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Pop into our festive fever blog for our message to you and chat about anything you'd like to share - the TV shows you're watching, your holiday news, your plans for 2014.
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Monday, December 09, 2013
SABC2 remains a dedicated news channel while eNCA tunes into e.tv for specific events. A look at key events in this week of mourning for Madiba and when to catch them.
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Monday, December 09, 2013
Muvhango and 7de Laan move to SABC1 and 3 this week and double bills of Isidingo, Generations and 7de Laan air tonight. Find out where to catch your soapies this week.
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Friday, December 06, 2013
As the world mourns for Madiba, let us take a moment to remember his greatest TV moment...
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Wednesday, December 04, 2013
In the mood for some hot naked yoga? If so, you'll be able to see it on TV now. StarSat (formerly TopTV) has officially launched the platform's first two adult channels.
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Sunday, December 01, 2013
Premiere episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful will air on SABC1 (in the repeat slot) when there's cricket on SABC3.
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Sunday, December 01, 2013
All of the winners from Saturday night's Channel O Africa Music Video Awards.
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Friday, November 22, 2013
Calling all Whovians ... the countdown to the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special has begun. It's coming up on BBC Entertainment on Saturday (23rd). The confirmed details.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Serial soapie-hopper Siyabonga Thwala has snubbed a soapie. AGAIN. He's jumped ship from Muvhango to Rhythm City and makes his debut in December.
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Monday, November 18, 2013
Itumeleng Khune became Sports Star of the Year on Sunday scoring himself a million, a car and Minnie Dlamini's undying love. The winners and vid. of Botlhale Boikanyo's opening poem.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
The 2013 SA Sports Awards air live on SABC1 and SuperSport on Sunday (17 November). Get the TX and channel details, see who's hosting, recap the nominees.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Nonhle Thema has been signed to the Mzansi stable soapie Zabalaza. She replaces Nolwazi Shange as Kgomotso in December.
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013
It was the most logical conclusion to the crisis between The Big Debate and the SABC and it's happened. e.tv and eNCA have snatched the show for a premiere soon.
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Monday, November 11, 2013
While isiBaya on Mzansi Magic has started challenging free-to-air shows, the same isn't happening when it comes to The Amazing Race on SONY. A close-up on the figures.
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Thursday, November 07, 2013
Four big names are being written out of kykNET soapie Binneland and will leave the show in 2014.
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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
TVSA has learned that four new channels will be launching on DStv soon. The blitz includes two channels on StarSat (formerly TopTV) and two CBS channels.
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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
The Generations actors are back on set after their strike won them the 3-year contracts they fought for. Other issues are still being negotiated but filming resumes today.
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Friday, November 01, 2013
Viewer voting for the Most Popular Soapie of the Year category of the Royalty Soapie Awards opens on Saturday (2nd). All soapies are included except e.tv's.
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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Idols extended to M-Net's Mzansi Magic channel from Season 7 and now over 130 000 more viewers are watching the Spectaculars on Mzansi Magic than on M-Net.
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Monday, October 28, 2013
Menzi Ngubane, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Robert Whitehead, Hennie Jacobs and Siyabonga Twala are among the performer nominees of the first Royalty Soapie Awards.
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Thursday, October 24, 2013
Filming has started for Season 2 of Connie and Shona Ferguson's series Rockville. The latest, with a close-up on the viewership figures for Season 1.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The Right2Know campaign has organised a protest against the SABC's sudden cancellation of The Big Debate. The protest starts at 12h00 on Thursday (24 October).
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Cancelled! AGAIN. SABC3 will be canning All My Children in November in favour of The Jeff Probst Show.
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Friday, October 18, 2013
16-year-old Johnny Apple became the new Justin Bieber last night when he took the Season 4 title of SA's Got Talent beating rapper Lil' Diezo and miniature band Justin Leigh.
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Thursday, October 17, 2013
Pearl Thusi's decided to kick The Real Goboza to the curb like a crusty, clingy beau with too many bad habits. A double team will join Phat Joe in a threesome.
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Thursday, October 17, 2013
The Royalty Soapie Awards have been rescheduled to early March next year and the manmantic hosts have been confirmed.
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Motswako's ratings have plummeted by as much as a million viewers for some episodes since the move from it's Monday slot. It shows no sign of achieving it's former glory.
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Monday, October 14, 2013
TVSA can reveal that EbonyLife TV will be coming to South Africa soon. The channel will also be teaming up with Disney for a Desperate Housewives remake.
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Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Six acts kick-started the SA's Got Talent semi-finals on Tuesday. A close-up on the Top 18 acts (with who's performing when) and a schedule for the semi-finals, results shows and finale.
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Tuesday, October 08, 2013
A shoutout for Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola and MasterChef South Africa ... both shows have been nominated for 2013 International Emmy Awards.
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Monday, October 07, 2013
The first Royalty Soapie Awards have been postponed to 2014. The news comes within days of the announcement of the nominees in the creative categories.
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
First OpenView HD and now Freevision has unveiled it's satellite offering. A close-up on Freevision's pricing and bouquet which includes Zulu TV by Mbongeni Ngema.
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Nominees for the creative and technical categories of the first Royalty Soapie Awards have been announced and exclude e.tv and Muvhango. Why? The answer, with nominees.
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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Whovians will be pleased to know that BBC Entertainment will be airing the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special as part of a global event on the same day as the world.
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Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Two dancers got the chop in the first elimination of So You Think You Can Dance 3 on SABC1 on Monday. A recap of the Results Show with a close-up on the Top 14.
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Monday, September 30, 2013
Generations introduced a new title sequence and logo on Monday as part of the soapie's 20 year celebrations. Does it make an impact or miss the mark? (Includes vid.)
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Friday, September 27, 2013
e.tv celebrated the upcoming launch of their four new channels on OpenView last night (26th). We hit the party and get the inside scoop on what the set-up cost will be.
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Queen Latifah's new talk show arrives here in October - on M-Net Series Reality. Various talkers change time as a result. The details, with a sneak peek of the show.
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Monday, September 23, 2013
It's taken years for it to happen but eventually it has. Oprah will be back on our boxes soon. In October TLC relaunches with shows from Oprah's OWN network.
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Monday, September 23, 2013
The 65th Emmy Awards took place in Los Angeles in the early hours of Monday morning and aired live on M-Net. See who took top honours - and what they wearing.
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Friday, September 20, 2013
The SABC and new satellite platform OpenView HD are embroiled in a spat about whether or not the SABC channels will be on the new bouquet. A close-up on their beef.
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Thursday, September 19, 2013
e.tv will be launching four new channels on a new satellite bouquet soon. TVSA sits down with e.tv's Head of Channels Monde Twala to get the inside scoop on them.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
TVSA can exclusively reveal that Hlelo and Ntando Masina's reality show Blame It on Fame has been cancelled by e.tv. Here's why.
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Monday, September 16, 2013
Durban dance crew Cyber-Links snapped, crackled and popped last night to win Season 3 of Step Up or Step Out. A finale recap with a vid. of their winning moves.
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
An online campaign to bring back eliminated Idols twins Anele and Neliswa Mxhakaza is gaining traction by the moment. It's reached over 50 000 and counting.
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Monday, September 09, 2013
The Top 16 finalists were announced on Idols on Sunday. Find out more about each of them before six of them get the chop. Who should make the Top 10? ...
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Thursday, September 05, 2013
Mzansi Insider gets reinvented this weekend with the premiere of its new breakfast format on SABC1 at 09h00. Two presenters will be headlining. They are ...
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Thursday, September 05, 2013
When isiBaya first started it doubled the viewership of iNkaba. The show reaches 100 episodes tonight (5th) so what's happening in the ratings now? A close-up look.
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Nominees for the 2013 Channel O Africa Music Awards have been announced. See who's competing for top honours at the channel's 10th anniversary ceremony.
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
15 new teams compete for R500,000 and a 4x4 in the new season of Ultimate Braai Master - starts on SABC3 once Strictly Come Dancing ends. A close-up on each team.
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