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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
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


New on TV today: Friday 7 May

Superhero drama Jupiter's Legacy drops on Netflix as BBC Earth showcases Joanna Lumley's Britain.

Suidooster Teasers - June 2021

Everyone is worried about Bridgette as she struggles to remember.

New on TV today: Thursday 6 May

Two new K-dramas premiere on tvN Africa and 10 Years Younger in 10 Days returns to BBC Lifestyle.

The Cost of Love Teasers - May 2021

A mother sells her daughter for a second time!

New! Curse of the Sands Teasers - May 2021

A premonition of Zee World's new thriller about the "other woman" who has supernatural powers.

New on TV today: Wednesday 5 May

Netflix documents The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness, as Green Eyed Killers stalk Lifetime.

New kykNET game show calls for kid savvy adults

Are you a Capetonian grown-up who knows how kids think? Turn this skill into bucks on Kyk Wie Praat (Look Who's Talking).

Love or Poison? Teasers - May 2021

Sitara gives Viraj a poisoned flower in an attempt to kill him.

New on TV today: Tuesday 4 May

The Blacklist 7 starts a run on M-Net City and Selena: The Series drops a new season on Netflix.

Promised Love Teasers - May 2021

Finale alert! Will Noor say yes?


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