News Shorts - Bad News

BAD NEWS Menzi Ngubane's debut on The Queen delayed as he takes more time to recover from his health issues. He was supposed to start filming in July but isn't.
Comments | 29 Jun 2020 17:55
BAD NEWS Kgomotso Christopher exits Scandal! after playing Yvonne for four years. She'll be on-screen for the next two months and then it's oves. "Temporarily" apparently.
1 Comment | 04 Mar 2020 16:03
BAD NEWS Another "psychic" tricks their way onto TV. This time it's the FOX Life show Spirit with "medium" Cindy Kruger which re-runs on SABC3 from March. Someone save us from the hell.
Comments | 24 Feb 2020 12:01
BAD NEWS Cassper Nyovest's family held at gunpoint on Thursday night.
Comments | 08 May 2015 12:51
BAD NEWS Model Lee-Ann Liebenberg held up by armed robbers in the driveway of her Sandton home on Tuesday.
Comments | 15 Apr 2015 12:27
BAD NEWS John Travolta defends Scientology in the wake of new HBO documentary which accuses the church of blackmail and physical abuse.
Comments | 08 Apr 2015 14:37
BAD NEWS Jeremy Clarkson won't face charges for his attack on Top Gear producer.
Comments | 08 Apr 2015 14:20
BAD NEWS Twin Peaks creator David Lynch drops out of Showtime's revival series.
Comments | 08 Apr 2015 14:17
BAD NEWS 50 million American households have the BabyFirstTV channel - aimed at children as young as six months old.
Comments | 30 Mar 2015 14:09
BAD NEWS Season 6 of Downton Abbey will be it's last.
Comments | 23 Mar 2015 15:53
BAD NEWS Another TV journalist mugged - this time off-camera. Carte Blanche's Devi Sankaree Govender was mugged in Bloemfontein on Wednesday (18 March).
Comments | 18 Mar 2015 15:59
BAD NEWS Jessica Lange quits American Horror Story and won't be back for Season 5.
Comments | 17 Mar 2015 14:16
BAD NEWS Jada Pinkett Smith on returning for Gotham for Season 2: ‘I don’t think so’.
Comments | 09 Mar 2015 15:40
BAD NEWS Graeme Smith and his Irish wife Morgan Deane call it splitsville.
Comments | 19 Feb 2015 15:09
BAD NEWS Former Isidingo star Jay Anstey (Charlie) and her family held hostage by three gunmen in their home.
Comments | 13 Feb 2015 16:21
BAD NEWS American viewership for Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul plunges by 50% for episode two.
Comments | 11 Feb 2015 16:11
BAD NEWS Associated Press report reveals Latino actors are underepresented on American TV.
Comments | 28 Jan 2015 14:41
BAD NEWS Will's getting a wife on Hannibal. Played by Broadway actress Nina Arianda.
Comments | 21 Jan 2015 17:23
BAD NEWS Mary Murphy fired from So You Think You Can Dance.
1 Comment | 13 Jan 2015 17:15
BAD NEWS Kiefer Sutherland: "I don't see myself going back to 24".
Comments | 24 Dec 2014 12:17
BAD NEWS Hannibal recast: Michael Pitt out, Joe Anderson in as meat-packing mad person Mason Verger.
Comments | 24 Dec 2014 12:06
BAD NEWS Why Discovery Channel's "Eaten Alive" stunt could kill an Ananconda.
Comments | 17 Nov 2014 13:38
BAD NEWS West Wing and Newsroom writer Aaron Sorkin ‘pretty certain’ he’s done with writing for TV.
Comments | 10 Nov 2014 13:47
BAD NEWS SABC chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng is still working at the SABC because the court order to suspend him is being appealed.
Comments | 28 Oct 2014 13:54
BAD NEWS Monster-in-Law (the movie) to be re-made into comedy TV show.
Comments | 15 Oct 2014 17:26
BAD NEWS Report by the Director's Guild of America finds that women and minorities are largely shut out of directing TV series in an unchanged pattern of hiring.
Comments | 18 Sep 2014 17:19
BAD NEWS HBO turns down Ryan Murphy's (Glee, American Horror Story) new sexuality drama Open. Fringe's Anna Torv and Felicity's Scott Speedman starred in the pilot.
Comments | 12 Sep 2014 15:29
BAD NEWS BBC cuts out Doctor Who lesbian kiss in Asia.
Comments | 02 Sep 2014 14:39
BAD NEWS Safa sells Bafana for R1 billion, leaves SABC out in the cold.
2 Comments | 05 Aug 2014 13:56
BAD NEWS One version of the story: the SABC fires Bonang Matheba from Metro FM for breach of contract over SuperSport.
Comments | 17 Jun 2014 23:55
BAD NEWS SABC acting CEO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been given a wife as a gift. He's been given gifts because he's “committed to his job".
Comments | 13 Jun 2014 13:36
BAD NEWS Pretty Little Liars renewed for Seasons 6 and 7 as fifth season starts in the US. Season 5 premiered on Tuesday (10 June).
Comments | 11 Jun 2014 11:41
BAD NEWS Chelsea Handler and her show Chelsea Lately will be dumping E! after Chelsea's stint at the channel finishes.
Comments | 31 Mar 2014 17:08
BAD NEWS Homeland actor James Rebhorn (Carrie Mathison's father) died on Friday (21 March). He died from melanoma which he'd been battling since 1992.
Comments | 24 Mar 2014 15:22
BAD NEWS Motsweding FM DJ Papa Moalusi has been released on bail after allegedly killing two brothers in a hit and run at the weekend.
Comments | 25 Feb 2014 11:30
BAD NEWS Child star Shirley Temple has died at the age of 85.
Comments | 11 Feb 2014 15:18
BAD NEWS Trekkie Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) has been diagnosed with chronic lung disease and is speaking out about the dangers of smoking.
Comments | 07 Feb 2014 08:38
BAD NEWS The new season of Whale Wars on Animal Planet isn't a season at all but only a two hour special. Seems there's too much heat round the series for the channel.
Comments | 13 Dec 2013 12:57
BAD NEWS Neither of the South African Emmy nominees have won an international Emmy. Late Nite News with Loyiso and MasterChef SA were both nominated but didn't win.
Comments | 26 Nov 2013 14:39
BAD NEWS It pays to be a brute. A Toronto mayor who lied about snorting cocaine and got vile in the media gets his own talk show with his brother.
Comments | 15 Nov 2013 12:13
BAD NEWS There's more bad news for So You Think You Can Dance winner Sibahle Tshibika ... her and her family have gone into hiding after kidnap threats against her.
Comments | 13 Nov 2013 11:46
BAD NEWS More censorship!! China cracks down on foreign perspectives even further. Government passes law that states TV channels can only air one foreign format a year.
Comments | 21 Oct 2013 16:49
BAD NEWS The SABC enforces censorship. AGAIN. This time it's The Big Debate which has been canned. Right2Know to protest in outrage.
Comments | 19 Oct 2013 12:46
BAD NEWS GLAAD releases report stating that the percentage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on US broadcast networks has dropped.
Comments | 12 Oct 2013 13:00
BAD NEWS Grey's Anatomy is losing one of its original and most beloved stars: Sandra Oh has opted to exit the medical drama.
Comments | 14 Aug 2013 10:52
BAD NEWS Louis Walsh, a veteran judge on The X Factor in the U.K., says he will leave the music talent show after the upcoming season.
Comments | 07 Aug 2013 10:27
BAD NEWS Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones are leaving Parks and Recreation. They exit their roles as Chris Traeger and Ann Perkins in episode 13 in the upcoming Season 6.
Comments | 02 Aug 2013 16:50
BAD NEWS Afrikaans singer and regular reality guest Kurt Darren is in serious but stable condition in ICU after a car crash on Sunday morning.
Comments | 08 Jul 2013 15:50
BAD NEWS Eve Best will not be returning for Nurse Jackie's upcoming sixth season, after moving back to London to devote her time to theatre.
Comments | 14 Jun 2013 11:50
BAD NEWS Matt Smith is to leave his role as the Doctor and will make his final appearance in the 2013 Doctor Who Christmas special.
Comments | 03 Jun 2013 11:52


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