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GOOD NEWS E! orders a second season of their True Hollywood Stories revival. Those to be featured include Brad Pitt, Heghan and Cardi B. Season will also feature the series' iconic theme based episodes covering broader topics e.g. Celebrity Comebacks, Hollywood Mysteries and Trans in Hollywood.
Comments | 13 Nov 2020 16:58
GOOD NEWS and eNCA fined R10,000 by the BCCSA for Gareth Cliff's interview with conspiracy theorist David Icke on talk show So What Now? According to TV journalist Thinus Ferreira, the fine comes after a complaint by Media Monitoring Africa who argues the interview spread disinformation and presented no opposing views. The show must also apologise in the first eps of November. See comments for full story>>
1 Comment | 02 Nov 2020 17:08
GOOD NEWS Date confirmed for BBC Lifestyle's switch to HD: Wednesday, 28 October 2020.
Comments | 22 Oct 2020 11:27
GOOD NEWS The Robinsons are back in business. Lost in Space 3 resumes production after COVID shutdown.
Comments | 28 Sep 2020 15:54
GOOD NEWS 26-year-old rapper/singer Olamilekan "Laycon" Agbeleshe gets revenge on his disqualified bully Erica by bagging R225,000 (N85 million) as the winner of Big Brother Naija 5.
Comments | 28 Sep 2020 11:59
GOOD NEWS Trace commits to 50/50 equal gender video airplay for women artists and other women produced content on all their thematic shows on Trace Urban, Africa and Gospel.
Comments | 22 Sep 2020 15:24
GOOD NEWS No-one needs to keep up with the Kar'trashians from next year. Keeping up with the Kardashians cancelled after 14 years. Final Season 20 to end in 2021. E! and Kim announced the news at the same time, with Kim posting on the socialz >>
1 Comment | 09 Sep 2020 09:55
GOOD NEWS The series where contestants ONLY wear 'kinis and G-strings starts soon. Love Island Season 6 - the Brit version that was filmed in Cape Town - airs on M-Net from early August. Premiere date and broadcast format to be confirmed - we presume it's going to be daily.
Comments | 07 Jul 2020 11:29
GOOD NEWS Formula 1 returns to DStv this week, starting with the first practice at the Red Bull Ring in Austria at 10h30 on Friday, 3 July on SuperSport 6 and MAX. The race airs on Sunday, 5 July at 14h00 on SuperSport 1 and 6.
1 Comment | 01 Jul 2020 17:05
GOOD NEWS Showmax removes 9 Leon Schuster films that have blackface characters in a review of racially insensitive content on its platform (as per Netwerk24 report).
Comments | 20 Jun 2020 18:30
GOOD NEWS Theatres and cinemas to re-open, along with restaurants and personal care services as Lockdown Level 3 restrictions ease.
Comments | 17 Jun 2020 20:40
GOOD NEWS Netflix axes its Project Runway knock-off Next in Fashion.
Comments | 10 Jun 2020 16:15
GOOD NEWS Family Affairs returned to Star Life on Sunday, 24 May after its break because of coronavirus. It starts with a recap of episodes that aired just before it went on break and new episodes start on Wednesday, 8 June.
Comments | 23 May 2020 14:25
GOOD NEWS Modern Family's Ariel Winter (Alex) wins emancipation from her parents.
Comments | 16 May 2015 16:21
GOOD NEWS American Idol cancelled! Final season to air in early 2016.
Comments | 12 May 2015 14:37
GOOD NEWS Western Cape High Court rules that Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended for 60 days.
Comments | 23 Apr 2015 13:53
GOOD NEWS Doctors accuse Dr. Oz of quackery. Call for his dismissal from Columbia University.
Comments | 17 Apr 2015 14:04
GOOD NEWS SABC soccer analyst Coudjoe Amankwaa instructed to apologise for homophobic tweets. Apologises to the SABC and public.
Comments | 08 Apr 2015 15:42
GOOD NEWS Nina Dobrev (Elena) gets as bored as we are with The Vampire Diaries and quits.
Comments | 07 Apr 2015 15:54
GOOD NEWS Four men charged with assault for the on-camera robbery of SABC journalist Vuyo Mvoko and his crew.
Comments | 17 Mar 2015 14:18
GOOD NEWS Police foil plot to bomb Game of Thrones set in Northern Ireland.
Comments | 12 Mar 2015 18:48
GOOD NEWS Anna Paquin to return to TV in new HBO period miniseries Madame X - she's producing with Jack Black and her husband and True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer.
Comments | 09 Mar 2015 15:37
GOOD NEWS S’dumo Mtshali to return to Isibaya.
Comments | 19 Feb 2015 15:11
GOOD NEWS Celebrity Apprentice US renewed for an eighth season - the 15th season of The Apprentice.
Comments | 18 Feb 2015 16:57
GOOD NEWS Deadwood star Ian McShane to guest on season 3 of Ray Donovan.
Comments | 22 Jan 2015 14:42
GOOD NEWS Controversial Sony flik The Interview to air on cable and satellite TV in the US.
Comments | 02 Jan 2015 18:34
GOOD NEWS Sony Pictures to release controversial movie The Interview.
Comments | 24 Dec 2014 12:22
GOOD NEWS Sarah Jessica Parker to star In HBO divorce comedy pilot.
Comments | 24 Dec 2014 12:10
GOOD NEWS Rogue SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala resigns after failing to prove her fantom qualifications.
Comments | 17 Dec 2014 23:28
GOOD NEWS FOX cuts American Idol to one show a week. Someone please tell The Voice to do the same.
Comments | 15 Dec 2014 12:40
GOOD NEWS Cast of Orange is the New Black join New York protest against police brutality.
Comments | 15 Dec 2014 12:37
GOOD NEWS Court cancels Steve Hofmeyr protection order against Chester Missing.
Comments | 28 Nov 2014 13:50
GOOD NEWS GLAAD report finds the portrayal of transgender characters on television is improving slowly but substantially.
Comments | 20 Nov 2014 13:45
GOOD NEWS Randy Jackson leaves American Idol completely. Won't even be a mentor next season.
Comments | 12 Nov 2014 13:45
GOOD NEWS The Western Cape High Court orders that SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng be suspended pending the outcome of a disciplinary process.
Comments | 24 Oct 2014 14:49
GOOD NEWS Netflix to revive kiddies classic Care Bears.
Comments | 15 Oct 2014 17:33
GOOD NEWS NeNe Leakes to return for Glee's final season.
Comments | 18 Sep 2014 17:43
GOOD NEWS Survivor SA contestant Zavion Kotze wins big at the 2014 Gay Games.
Comments | 18 Aug 2014 10:35
GOOD NEWS Public protector Thuli Madonsela subpoenas Communications Minister Faith Muthambi over the appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
Comments | 07 Aug 2014 16:09
GOOD NEWS Tracy Morgan makes one his first public appearances after his terrible accident in June. He's opened a lawsuit against Walmart for negligence - it was one of their trucks that took him out.
Comments | 15 Jul 2014 17:23
GOOD NEWS Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to launch new investigation into SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng following his permanent appointment to the post.
Comments | 13 Jul 2014 19:23
GOOD NEWS Shona Ferguson has been released from hospital after being admitted for pneumonia.
Comments | 03 Jul 2014 01:03
GOOD NEWS Dr. Oz gets hauled into court for claiming that dodgy weight-loss products are "a miracle in a bottle."
Comments | 18 Jun 2014 21:04
GOOD NEWS Late Night journeyman David Letterman announces his retirement. He'll only be retiring in 2015 though. Let's hope he can at least try to be relevant until then.
Comments | 04 Apr 2014 15:23
GOOD NEWS Chris Martin can eat McDonalds again! He's obviously breathing a deep, happy sigh of relief as him and Gwyneth Paltrow announce their seperation.
Comments | 26 Mar 2014 11:34
GOOD NEWS Chris Martin can eat McDonalds again! Breathes a deep, happy sigh of relief as him and Gwyneth Paltrow announce their seperation.
Comments | 26 Mar 2014 11:33
GOOD NEWS Chris Martin can eat McDonalds again! He must be breathing a sigh of relief as him and Gwyneth Paltrow announce their seperation.
Comments | 26 Mar 2014 11:32
GOOD NEWS Jericho hottie Skeet Ulrich to play twin brothers in new NBC drama Babylon Fields. Series centres round dead people rising in Babylon, New York.
Comments | 25 Feb 2014 11:57
GOOD NEWS CNN cancels Piers Morgan Live. Date of final episode still to be confirmed.
Comments | 24 Feb 2014 14:18
GOOD NEWS Jay Leno leaves The Tonight Show with the words: 'I don't need to be fired three times, I get the hint.' Jimmy Fallon will be replacing him - in New York.
Comments | 07 Feb 2014 08:13


DStv's new African novelas channel Novela Magic: shows, skeds and format

It launches Friday, 27 November for Family, Compact, Compact Plus and Premium.

Series Review: Small Axe Episode 1 - Mangrove

A true 1960s story for our times. This first film in Steve McQueen's new anthology series delivers powerful 5-star* punch.

New on TV today: Tuesday 24 November

Lockdown thriller Siende Blind starts on kykNET and Showtime drama The Comey Rule is new to M-Net.

Legacy Teasers - December 2020

Angelique recruits a spy! Also, the sisters’ relationship starts to fracture.

New! The Evil Eye Teasers - November 2020

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's new supernatural thriller ahead of its premiere on Saturday (28th).

New on TV today: Monday 23 November

There's a Big Time Bake on TLC and new Turkish novela Begeertes starts on eExtra.

Idols 16: Ndoni eliminated from Final Four chorus line

When the audition for a record label doesn't go well.

New on TV today: Sunday 22 November

Moving documentary Rebuilding Paradise airs on Nat Geo as Dr. 90210 returns to E! after 12 years.

New on TV today: Saturday 21 November

SABC2 documents The Butcher of Kraaifontein and The Flood: Africa's Okavango airs on Nat Geo Wild.

Cancelled! Rhythm City

This is NOT an illusion, drill or fake news. The final episode airs on Friday, 16 July 2021.


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