News Shorts - Renewed!

RENEWED! E! orders 10-episode second season of local Celebrity Game Night. Anele Mdoda returns as host, along with Jason Goliath and Ayanda Thabethe as team captains. Production currently underway in Joziburg for an early 2021 premiere.
Comments | 14 Oct 2020 12:17
RENEWED! Production begins on Season 3 of Afrikaans drama Swartwater, produced once again by Quizzical Pictures.
Comments | 05 Oct 2020 11:45
RENEWED! Billions gets a sixth season, which will air after the rest of Season 5's episodes next year. Corey Stoll, who guest stars as Mike Prince this season, has signed on to return as a series regular in Season 6.
3 Comments | 01 Oct 2020 19:21
RENEWED! FOX renews animated series Bob's Burgers and Family Guy for two seasons each, extending into 2023.
Comments | 28 Sep 2020 16:26
RENEWED! Family Feud South Africa renewed for Season 2. Rapid Blue to produce again. Steve Harvey to return to South Africa to film once COVID-restrictions allow.
Comments | 23 Sep 2020 13:17
RENEWED! The Walking Dead renewed for an eleventh, final season of 24 episodes, to air over two years. The extended Season 10 must finish first. The season's six, final episodes to air in early 2020. Season 11 to finish in 2022.
1 Comment | 10 Sep 2020 16:36
RENEWED! RuPaul gets a triple renewal with new season orders for RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 13), RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (Season 6) and Untucked, the aftershow for both.
Comments | 21 Aug 2020 15:47
RENEWED! Netflix renews Money Heist (La Casa De Papel) for a fifth and final season of 10 episodes. Production starts on Monday, 3 August 2020.
Comments | 01 Aug 2020 13:12
RENEWED! Amazon Prime renews twisted superhero series The Boys for Season 3, ahead of its Season 2 premiere on 4 September. Also orders an aftershow, hosted by actress and talk show host Aisha Tyler.
Comments | 28 Jul 2020 15:03
RENEWED! HBO renews 1930's drama series Perry Mason, based on fictional criminal defense lawyer from the novels. Season 1 premieres on M-Net on Tuesday, 28 July at 22h00.
Comments | 23 Jul 2020 13:33
RENEWED! Netflix renews The Crown for a sixth and final season, back-footing on their previous announcement that five would be its last. Imelda Staunton (Dolores Jane Umbridge on Harry Potter) to replace Olivia Colman as the older Queen Elizabeth on Seasons 5 and 6.
Comments | 10 Jul 2020 16:04
RENEWED! The CW renews supershero series DC's Stargirl for Season 2.
Comments | 07 Jul 2020 19:33
RENEWED! Netflix renews money laundering drama Ozark for a fourth and final season of 14 episodes, to be split into two parts of seven.
Comments | 02 Jul 2020 19:02
RENEWED! HBO renews Larry David comedy Curb Your Enthusiasm for Season 11.
Comments | 01 Jul 2020 17:13
RENEWED! Renewed! HBO renews femme skateboarding comedy Betty for Season 2. Season 1's currently airing on 1Magic on Mondays at 21h30.
Comments | 25 Jun 2020 18:55
RENEWED! SABC3 renews Trending SA for Season 5, with new hosts, a new format and new time of 18h00. Premieres Monday, 3 August. (Date might change)
Comments | 25 Jun 2020 09:54
RENEWED! The passengers of Flight 828 have another journey to catch as NBC renews mystery-thriller Manifest for Season 3.
Comments | 24 Jun 2020 15:19
RENEWED! Netflix renews Lucifer for a 6th and final season - after renewing it for a 5th and final season last year.
Comments | 24 Jun 2020 15:09
RENEWED! USA Network orders a fourth season of the Jessica Biel-produced mystery drama series The Sinner. Bill Pullman will return to reprise his role as Detective Harry Ambrose.
Comments | 17 Jun 2020 12:43
RENEWED! Netflix renews South African coming-of-age mystery series Blood & Water for Season 2. Headliners expected to return include Khosi Ngema, Ama Qamata, Natasha Thahane, Gail Mabalane, Cindy Mahlangu, Thabang Molaba, Arno Greeff and Dillon Windvogel, along with showrunner and director Nosipho Dumisa.
Comments | 15 Jun 2020 18:06
RENEWED! Bold and the Beautiful renewed for two more seasons: 34 and 35 - for 2021/22. By 2022, Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan) and John McCook (Eric Forrester) will have acted on the show for 35 years. They must have built up a robust fortune in their bank accounts.
Comments | 21 May 2020 12:21
RENEWED! FOX orders seasons nine and four of family comedy series Last Man Standing and medical drama The Resident for the 2020/2021 season, proving viewers can never get enough of hospitals.
Comments | 20 May 2020 14:23
RENEWED! Legal drama The Good Fight renewed for Season 5 in the midst of a reduced Season 4, consisting of 7 episodes instead of 10 because of COVID.
Comments | 15 May 2020 09:52
RENEWED! CBS renews: Young Sheldon, FBI: Most Wanted, Bob (Hearts) Abishola, 60 minutes, All Rise, Blue Bloods, Bull, MacGyver, Magnum PI, S.W.A.T, Seal Team, The Neighbourhood, The Unicorn, Undercover Boss, 48 Hours, Evil, Mom, NCIS: New Orleans, NCIS: Los Angeles, Survivor and The Amazing Race.
Comments | 08 May 2020 15:04
RENEWED! Renewed! Queen Sono for Season 2. This from Netflix: we will see Queen search for the truth as her newfound need for revenge takes her on a mission across Africa. All while she deals with her family's past and her complicated love life.
1 Comment | 28 Apr 2020 10:38
RENEWED! HBO renews sci-fi Western Westworld for Season 4.
Comments | 23 Apr 2020 14:36
RENEWED! All star Emergency services drama series 9-1-1 and 9-1-1: Lone Star renewed for Seasons 4 and 2.
Comments | 14 Apr 2020 10:25
RENEWED! Shameless renewed for 11th and final season. The world won't be the same without the Gallaghers.
Comments | 17 Mar 2020 17:23
RENEWED! Netflix renews Lost in Space for a third and final season, to premiere in 2021.
1 Comment | 10 Mar 2020 09:34
RENEWED! Killing Eve renewed for Season 4 before Season 3's even aired. Features an all-girl writing team of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Emerald Fennell, Suzanne Heathcote and Laura Neal.
Comments | 24 Feb 2020 10:31
RENEWED! NBC renews The Blacklist for Season 8. Bigwig says "Wait until you see what's in store for season eight". A whole lotta Jimmy Spader, we're guessing.
Comments | 20 Feb 2020 20:16
RENEWED! polygamy drama Umlilo renewed for Season 2.
Comments | 20 May 2015 16:49
RENEWED! Survivor, Amazing Race, NCIS, Good Wife, Criminal Minds, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, NCIS: Los Angeles, Elementary, Person of Interest and CSI: Cyber - all renewed.
Comments | 12 May 2015 14:31
RENEWED! Castle, Nashville, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, Scandal, Black-ish, Once Upon a Time and Grey’s Anatomy - all renewed.
Comments | 08 May 2015 12:38
RENEWED! Orange Is the New Black renewed for Season 4.
Comments | 17 Apr 2015 13:56
RENEWED! The Apprentice, Girls, Grimm, The Blacklist, America's Next Top Model, Arrow and... The full list of international shows renewed for the 2015/2016 season.
Comments | 07 Apr 2015 16:10
RENEWED! Don Cheadle comedy House of Lies renewed for Season 5.
Comments | 01 Apr 2015 12:11
RENEWED! Sleepy Hollow renewed for Season 3. Will become more episodic instead of serialised.
Comments | 19 Mar 2015 14:49
RENEWED! Syfy renews 12 Monkeys for Season 2. Season 1 premieres on M-Net Edge on Monday (16 March) at 20h00.
Comments | 13 Mar 2015 14:44
RENEWED! Crime and sex in Banshee to continue for a fourth, eight-episode season.
Comments | 13 Feb 2015 15:51
RENEWED! Fox renews Gotham, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and new hip hop drama Empire (after two episodes).
Comments | 19 Jan 2015 12:33
RENEWED! Arrow, Jane the Virgin, Reign, Supernatural, The 100, The Flash, The Originals and The Vampire Diaries - all renewed for another season.
Comments | 12 Jan 2015 17:11
RENEWED! Idris Alba to return for a fourth season of Luther.
Comments | 20 Nov 2014 13:40
RENEWED! America's Next Top Model renewed for 22nd cycle. Schmodels rejoice.
Comments | 18 Nov 2014 13:25
RENEWED! So You Think You Can Dance renewed for season 12 with a stage dancers vs. street dancers twist.
Comments | 18 Nov 2014 13:21
RENEWED! Homeland renewed for a 10-episode Season 5.
Comments | 11 Nov 2014 13:55
RENEWED! Someone ring for Carson! Downton Abbey renewed for sixth season.
Comments | 11 Nov 2014 13:53
RENEWED! Hell on Wheels renewed for 5th and final season. The 14-episode season to air in two parts in 2015.
Comments | 10 Nov 2014 13:36
RENEWED! BBC's Call The Midwife renewed for Season 5.
Comments | 06 Nov 2014 17:35
RENEWED! American Horror Story: Freak Show lands fifth season after record ratings.
Comments | 15 Oct 2014 17:35


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New on TV today: Wednesday 21 October

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New on TV today: Tuesday 20 October

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New on TV today: Monday 19 October

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