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GOOD NEWS Idols 16 winner Zama Khumalo receives her most important prize on Friday 12 November with the release of her winners' album. The week before the Season 17 finale on Sunday 21st.
1 Comment | 08 Oct 2021 15:44
GOOD NEWS Dexter revival to air on M-Net within 24 hours of its US premiere on 7 November. The 10-episode Dexter: New Blood starts on M-Net on Monday 8 November at 21h30, set 10 years after the Season 8 finale. Where is he now? Living in the fictional New York town of Iron Lake, using the name Jim Lindsay. Works at a store called Fred’s Fish & Game. Smooches law enforcement.
1 Comment | 29 Sep 2021 17:28
GOOD NEWS New York jury finds R. Kelly GUILTY of sex trafficking. Jury deliberation took nine hours. Sentencing only happening on 4 May. Now he faces more sex-related charges in Illinois and Minnesota.
1 Comment | 28 Sep 2021 11:49
GOOD NEWS Did you know? Dawson Creek's iconic theme song "I Don't Want to Wait" hasn't been on the series' DVDs or on the re-runs on Netflix - until now. It was replaced by Jann Arden’s Run Like Mad for years because of rights issues. Now it's back, with a re-recorded version by the song's original songstress Paula Cole. Crazy that it happened in the first place. The song WAS the show.
Comments | 06 Sep 2021 13:38
GOOD NEWS HBO confirms an October premiere for Succession Season 3.
2 Comments | 23 Aug 2021 16:50
GOOD NEWS Five men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of late Rhythm City star Dumisani Masilela. RIP Dumi.
1 Comment | 04 Aug 2021 14:30
GOOD NEWS Godfather of Harlem 2 premiered on 1Magic on 8 June at 21h30. Also on Catch-Up. All our favourite characters return. See TVSA's New on TV today for details.
Comments | 08 Jun 2021 12:08
GOOD NEWS Jackie Rohr (Kevin Bacon) and Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge) return to 1990s Boston for Season 2 of City on a Hill. M-Net, 7 June at 22h30.
Comments | 02 Jun 2021 14:44
GOOD NEWS Thriller Prodigal Son cancelled after two seasons. It's always been too similar to Hannibal for our liking.
Comments | 11 May 2021 13:21
GOOD NEWS Filming underway in New York for Succession Season 3. Joining the cast are Alexander Skarsgård (True Blood) and Adrien Brody (The Pianist). Reports indicate a premiere in the final quarter of 2021, Covid permitting. See comments for the official synopsis>>
1 Comment | 11 May 2021 13:13
GOOD NEWS Tom Cruise does something that isn't highly annoying for once and returns his three Golden Globes in protest against the flailing, disgraced ceremony.
Comments | 11 May 2021 10:03
GOOD NEWS NBC refuses to broadcast 2022 Golden Globes after the Los Angeles Times exposé earlier this year which detailed the ethical problems with the ceremony - the lack of diversity in the HFPA body, who run the awards, and judges accepting payola from producers or studios for their support.
Comments | 11 May 2021 10:01
GOOD NEWS BBC Lifestyle serves-up six new episodes of Come Dine With Me South Africa from Wednesday 5 May at 20h00. Only six episodes of Season 6 aired last year before Covid struck. The new eps were filmed in the first quarter of this year.
Comments | 19 Apr 2021 10:50
GOOD NEWS South Africa's My Octopus Teacher won the 2021 BAFTA for Best Documentary on Sunday 11 April. Next on the hit list: The Oscar.
Comments | 12 Apr 2021 16:14
GOOD NEWS Eleventh and final season of The Walking Dead to air in August 2021. It can't end soon enough! The bad news: it has a ridiculous 24 episodes, taking it into late 2022.
Comments | 06 Apr 2021 16:01
GOOD NEWS Amazon Prime's chuckle-fest The Marvelous Mrs Maisel currently in production in New York for Season 4.
Comments | 10 Mar 2021 10:48
GOOD NEWS LottoStar withdraws as main headline sponsor of the horrific trainwreck otherwise known as Love Island South Africa.
1 Comment | 02 Mar 2021 16:11
GOOD NEWS Seattle's favourite psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane to return for a Frasier reboot after 20 years. Kelsey Grammer reprises his titular role.
Comments | 25 Feb 2021 09:56
GOOD NEWS Survivor 41 starts filming in Fiji soon, after a year's delay because of Covid. This according to Fiji's Minister of Trade and Commerce Faiyaz Koya who tells website FBC News that show crew will start arriving in the next couple of days, staggered because they're coming from various parts of the world.
Comments | 15 Feb 2021 13:19
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


New on TV today: Saturday 23 October

HISTORY asks Why Do the Brits Win Every War? and Kom ons Braai returns to VIA.

DiepCity Teasers - November 2021

Double dating at its best.

Lingashoni Teasers - November 2021

A body is identified.

The Estate on S3 Teasers - November 2021

Shadrack disappears. Also, Tessa joins a cult.

Netflix calls for filmmakers for anthology series: African Folktales, Reimagined

Everything you need to know about this search for six filmmakers.

New on TV today: Friday 22 October

Atlanta 2 starts on S3 and two new animated adult comedies drop on Netflix.

New! Mismatched Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's third new series of October, with a premiere on the 28th.

The River 4 on 1Magic Teasers - November 2021

Detective Tshabalala has to confront his marriage issues.

Imbewu Teasers - November 2021

Khanyo’s madness is uncontrollable! Also: Fikile starts a fire.

New on TV today: Thursday 21 October

Two new docuseries start on kykNET as Gwyneth Paltrow unpacks Sex, Love & goop on Netflix.


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