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RENEWED! Mzansi Magic's eHostela and aYeYe land new seasons, with a change of genre. Both have been converted to anthology series, featuring new characters and cast for new seasons - same as Unmarried 3 on 1Magic. eHostela 3 premieres Sunday 3 July at 20h00 and aYeYe 2 starts Friday 5 August at 20h00. >>
2 Comments | 15 Jun 2022 11:51
RENEWED! Season 2 of Mzansi Wethu's payback-what-you-owe show Wang'kolota premieres on Saturday 16 July at 20h30. Kagiso Modupe returns to host.
Comments | 15 Jun 2022 11:35
RENEWED! TVSA can confirm that uBettina Wethu returns to SABC1 for Season 2 in August 2022.
Comments | 17 May 2022 11:34
RENEWED! ABC orders new seasons of these shows for 2022/2023: Big Sky, The Conners, Home Economics, A Million Little Things, The Wonder Years, America's Funniest Home Videos, The Bachelor, Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, Shark Tank and American Idol (urgh). South Africa really needs our own Funniest Home Videos.
Comments | 17 May 2022 11:02
RENEWED! Production underway for Season 2 of period drama The Gilded Age. Hopefully the cast has been for acting lessons since Season 1 because the characters aren't believable. We loved Downton Abbey but really now, you can't keep rehashing the same formula.
Comments | 17 May 2022 10:03
RENEWED! FOX gives more airtime to the emergency services with a green light for Seasons 6 of The Resident and 9-1-1.
Comments | 17 May 2022 09:54
RENEWED! "It's lights out and away they go" for F1 docu-reality series Drive to Survive. It has the green light for seasons 5 and 6.
Comments | 07 May 2022 18:21
RENEWED! Family cop drama Blue Bloods lands 13th season for 2022/2023. Tom Selleck and his Magnum moustache ain't going nowhere. He's been on TV for 53 years, starting with a guest role on the Western series Lancer in 1969.
Comments | 04 May 2022 17:06
RENEWED! Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn's Project Runway breakaway show Making the Cut lands Season 3 on Amazon. Load date unconfirmed but round about winter here.
Comments | 03 May 2022 18:01
RENEWED! Apple TV+ orders Season 2 of intriguingly weird Severance, set in the Now but with sci-fi elements.
2 Comments | 06 Apr 2022 16:14
RENEWED! Doctors and the poh-lice get more TV time. ABC orders new seasons of the Freddie Highmore drama The Good Doctor and procedural The Rookie. Seasons 6 and 5 respectively.
Comments | 31 Mar 2022 10:12
RENEWED! The CW greenlights seven series for 2022/23: The Flash (Season 9), Nancy Drew (Season 4), Riverdale (Season 7), All American (Season 5), Kung Fu (Season 3), Superman & Lois (Season 3) and Walker (Season 3).
Comments | 24 Mar 2022 14:29
RENEWED! TVSA can confirm that The Estate has been renewed on S3. Channel head Pat van Heerden shared the news at S3's 2022 Upfronts in Cape Town on Friday (18 March) and tells us they're aiming for a full 260 episode Season 3. Season 2 ends in April. There's a gap between seasons so the new season won't premiere immediately after Season 2.
Comments | 18 Mar 2022 16:32
RENEWED! More children seek out the parents they never knew in Season 2 of Mzansi Magic's Abandoned. Phumeza Mdabe returns to host. Premieres Tuesday 12 April at 20h00.
1 Comment | 18 Mar 2022 10:18
RENEWED! Season 8 of Suidooster premieres on kykNET and kykNET & Kie on Friday 1 April.
Comments | 16 Mar 2022 09:48
RENEWED! Housekeepers returns to Mzansi Magic for Season 3 on Monday 4 April at 20h00. This time: undercover sleuth Linda must keep her identity hidden while trying to prove the innocence of her brother Mtho when he's accused of a shocking crime. Thando Thabethe and Paballo Koza reprise their roles.
1 Comment | 15 Mar 2022 16:19
RENEWED! Once the world ends and there's nothing left, only ONE entity will live on with the roaches. The Bold and the Beautiful. It's landed two more seasons, on its 35th birthday.
1 Comment | 03 Mar 2022 10:30
RENEWED! Billions green lit for Season 7, still without Axe and Damian Lewis unfortunately. Michael Prince (Corey Stoll) and Chucky (Paul Giamatti) remain the headliners.
Comments | 22 Feb 2022 17:27
RENEWED! TVSA can confirm that Uzalo will continue for Season 8 once Season 7 ends, starting on Monday 7 March.
Comments | 22 Feb 2022 14:11
RENEWED! HBO renews teen angst drama series Euphoria for Season 3 ahead of the Season 2 finale, releasing on 27 February.
Comments | 07 Feb 2022 17:56
RENEWED! HBO renews televangelist dark comedy The Righteous Gemstones for Season 3. Season 2 premiered in the US on 9 January but there's no sign of it on Showmax which has Season 1.
Comments | 26 Jan 2022 10:45
RENEWED! Forest Whitaker to return as Bumpy Johnson for a 10-episode third season of EPIX masterpiece Godfather of Harlem.
Comments | 19 Jan 2022 17:16
RENEWED! The show that needs a band aid: Grey's Anatomy. ABC orders Season 19 and Ellen Pompeo ain't going nowhere. She must have a very healthy bank account.
Comments | 11 Jan 2022 11:09
RENEWED! Apple TV greenlights Season 3 of the Reese Witherspoon/Jennifer Aniston passion project The Morning Show. Charlotte Stoudt (Homeland, House of Cards) replaces the show's creator Kerry Ehrin as showrunner. Kerry to consult on the season.
Comments | 11 Jan 2022 10:59
RENEWED! Season 23 of 7de Laan premiered on Wednesday 29 December 2021.
Comments | 20 Dec 2021 17:35
RENEWED! The Ranakas returns to Mzansi Magic in the new year for Season 5. Storylines include Ntate Ranaka’s search for his sister, Manaka continuing her farming exploits and Dineo choosing to take on a more backseat position in the family. Premieres Thursday 6 January at 20h00.
1 Comment | 14 Dec 2021 11:59
RENEWED! Apple TV orders Season 2 of its "The aliens have landed!" sci-fi series Invasion. The finale of the 10-episode Season 1 loaded on Friday 10 December.
Comments | 10 Dec 2021 11:11
RENEWED! The Real Gold Diggers of Johannesburg returns to 1Magic in April 2022 for a 14-episode Season 3.
Comments | 06 Dec 2021 11:40
RENEWED! The River and Lingashoni land new seasons on 1Magic. The River 5 premieres Monday 7 February 2022 and Lingashoni 2 on Monday 21 March.
Comments | 29 Nov 2021 10:47
RENEWED! Crime dramas are all the rage on kykNET. Spoorloos, Projek Dina and Die Byl - all renewed for new seasons in 2022: Seasons 4, 2 and 4 respectively. Spoorloos 4 will be set in a small seaside town.
Comments | 29 Nov 2021 10:38
RENEWED! kykNET orders Season 2 of Nico Scheepers' drama series Nêrens, Noord-Kaap. According to Nico, “I initially insisted Nêrens, Noord-Kaap should only be a limited series of one season. But as I was writing, and especially once we started shooting, new inspiration came." Season 1 ended on Tuesday 23 November. Season 2 premiere to be confirmed.
Comments | 24 Nov 2021 15:41
RENEWED! Survivor US renewed for 42nd season to premiere in America on 9 March 2022 while South Africans are kept behind-the-times as usual. Season 41 (currently airing in the US) only provisionally scheduled to air on M-Net in January 2022.
Comments | 15 Nov 2021 14:50
RENEWED! HBO renews Succession for Season 4, nine days after its Season 3 premiere on 17 October. Season 3's currently streaming on Showmax, with new episodes weekly - nine in total.
Comments | 28 Oct 2021 10:58
RENEWED! HGTV renews home reno reality competition Rock the Block for 2022. Each team will have six weeks and a budget of $225,000 (R3.3-million) to renovate identical properties into a residential oasis that reflects their vision.
Comments | 14 Oct 2021 10:36
RENEWED! MultiChoice revives Big Brother Mzansi after six years of being off-air. No audition details or premiere date confirmed yet. The new season will be its fifth. Reminder: Season 4's "Double Trouble" edition was won by longtime sweethearts Ace Khumalo and Ntombi Tshabalala.
1 Comment | 12 Oct 2021 10:34
RENEWED! Nurse Mel Monroe gets two more seasons to sort out her love life. Netflix renews Virgin River for Seasons 4 and 5.
Comments | 21 Sep 2021 16:07
RENEWED! BET orders new season of celebrity talk show Behind The Story - with a new host. No more Pearl Thusi. So who? To be revealed on Monday 20 September apparently.
Comments | 17 Sep 2021 17:13
RENEWED! Unpacked With Relebogile lands third season on S3. Premieres Monday 20 September at 17h00.
1 Comment | 17 Sep 2021 15:46
RENEWED! HBO Max orders Season 2 of Gossip Girl reboot, six episodes into the 12-episode Season 1.
Comments | 10 Sep 2021 13:46
RENEWED! It's a triple whammy sashay for Ru' as V1 orders new seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked and RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race, which turns unexpected celebrities into drag stars while donating to charity.
Comments | 25 Aug 2021 17:34
RENEWED! The judge is back in court. Showtime greenlights Season 2 of Your Honor (currently airing on M-Net City). Bryan Cranston to reprise his role as Michael Desiato for a 2022 premiere.
Comments | 25 Aug 2021 17:24
RENEWED! M-Net greenlights Season 2 of Legacy, with these crew changes: Krijay Govender (director on the series) moves into a series producer role, Zimkhitha Maseko and Christo Davids join the directing team and Thami Magqoki (Lithapo, Swartwater) joins as Director of Photography. Premieres late September.
Comments | 24 Jul 2021 13:09
RENEWED! Fan favourite fan-tasy series Shadow & Bone lands eight-episode Season 2 on Netflix.
Comments | 08 Jun 2021 10:09
RENEWED! City on a Hill lands eight-episode third season ahead of its Season 2 premiere on M-Net. Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge will return. Filming starts later this year for a 2022 premiere.
Comments | 03 Jun 2021 12:25
RENEWED! Skeem Saam Season 10 premieres on Monday 5 July.
Comments | 02 Jun 2021 15:17
RENEWED! ABC renews American Idol, Shark Tank and America's Funniest Home Videos as we picket for a Shark Tank SA comeback. It was promised but hasn't materialised and we NEED it!
Comments | 25 May 2021 12:46
RENEWED! ABC green lights black-ish for eighth and final season.
Comments | 17 May 2021 12:29
RENEWED! The hour glass turns for two more seasons of Days of Our Lives: 56 and 57, through to September 2023. It's in its 56th season in the US and we're seeing 52.
Comments | 12 May 2021 17:53
RENEWED! More chapters added to Jane Austen's unfinished final novel Sanditon as the series lands Seasons 2 and 3.
Comments | 10 May 2021 16:40
RENEWED! The CW renews DC's high school sophomore Stargirl for Season 3.
Comments | 06 May 2021 16:32


New on TV today: Tuesday 28 June

Curiosity documents the Battle for Goose Green as Power Book II: Ghost returns to 1Magic.

Arendsvlei Teasers - July 2022

A secret is revealed on someone's last breath.

New on TV today: Monday 27 June

The comedy Maxxx debuts on S3, the BET Awards air live and delayed and two new dramas start on M-Net.

New on TV today: Sunday 26 June

CBS investigates When Diets Go Horribly Wrong as HISTORY documents Jews who were Numbered.

New on TV today: Saturday 25 June

The only new show tonight is Restaurant: Impossible 19 on Food Network.

Imbewu Teasers - July 2022

Zithulele knocks someone over and kills them! Also, a fake baby dies.

New on TV today: Friday 24 June

It's the battle of the streamer comedies, with Man Vs Bee on Netflix and Loot on Apple TV+.

Gomora 3 Teasers - July 2022

There are 2 separate knife incidents.

The River 5 on 1Magic Teasers - July 2022

Morena wants to sample from different menus...

Die Binnekring Teasers - July 2022

The Circle is shaken when someone at the top dies.


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