News Shorts - Schedule alert!

SCHEDULE ALERT! South Africa's first season of Love Island premieres on M-Net on Sunday 28 February at 20h05. It's only airing in the blockbuster movie slot for the premiere and thereafter it will air after the movie. It's going to air Sundays to Fridays at 21h30, adjusted on Sundays according to when the blockbuster ends.
Comments | 19 Jan 2021 10:05
SCHEDULE ALERT! Close Enemies returns to Telemundo for Season 2 on 15 February at 22h00, once The End of Paradise wraps. The action picks up two years after Season 1. Roxana has established her business in Vigo, Spain and Horacio Santilla is suspected of money laundering.
Comments | 19 Dec 2020 13:43
SCHEDULE ALERT! A run of Telemundo's My Heart Beats for Lola starts on eExtra on Monday, 11 January at 23h00. Based on a novel by Julio Jimenez, it tells the story of two young lovers who conquer the odds. Stars: Carmen Villalobos (The Way to Paradise, Lord of the Skies) and Jencarlos Canela (Telenovela, Grand Hotel). Will air Mondays to Fridays.
Comments | 07 Dec 2020 13:51
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC3's Afternoon Express goes on hiatus from Thursday 24 December to Monday 4 January. Will be longer if interrupted by cricket. Replaced by staycation series. See deets below.
Comments | 02 Dec 2020 16:28
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC1's new breakfast show Vuka Mzansi eventually started on Friday 27 November at 06h30. The trouble is, it won't also be on Saturdays anymore. Sucks because it fitted into 09h00 perfectly. Also: there are only four eps. More may follow apparently.
Comments | 26 Nov 2020 17:42
SCHEDULE ALERT! Survivor 35: Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers scheduled to start on SABC3 on Monday, 14 December at 19h30. We'll eat mistletoe if it actually happens!
Comments | 23 Nov 2020 12:26
SCHEDULE ALERT! Extended 10th season of The Walking Dead to premiere on FOX on Monday, 1 March 2021 at 03h00 (simulcast with the US). Repeats at 20h45. Six episodes in total. A marathon of the full series to air on FOX from Wednesday, 2 December 2020, in double bills every weeknight at 21h30. Episodes to debut three days earlier on AMC's streaming service AMC+, which isn't available in South Africa.
Comments | 23 Nov 2020 10:55
SCHEDULE ALERT! So AKA's braai show has a new premiere date: Thursday, 12 November at 19h30.
Comments | 05 Nov 2020 11:47
SCHEDULE ALERT! The latest season of Survivor premieres on M-Net this Sunday, 8 November at 17h55. Season 40. Winners at War. Tune into TVSA's daily highlights on the day for a spoiler-free preview of the season. No sign of the show on SABC3 unfortunately.
Comments | 03 Nov 2020 17:06
SCHEDULE ALERT! Season 2 of Zee World's dramedy Age is Just a Number ends on Monday, 9 November. A re-run of the autism-themed novela Antara replaces it the following day, also at 18h00.
Comments | 30 Oct 2020 16:06
SCHEDULE ALERT! Zee World's rom-com Ring of Fire returns after going off-air at the end of March because of Lockdown. It's back from Wednesday, 25 November at 19h00, replacing This is Fate which ends the day before. Starts again from Episode 1.
Comments | 28 Oct 2020 15:34
SCHEDULE ALERT! PSL virtual awards to air live on SuperSport's PSL channel on Thursday, 22 October at 20h00. SABC1 to air delayed broadcast at 22h00.
Comments | 21 Oct 2020 11:30
SCHEDULE ALERT! Devi gets bumped to 22h30 on to make way for Durban Gen and moves to Thursday primetime instead of Fridays on both and eNCA. These are the show's new times: Thursdays at 22h30 on and 20h30 on eNCA.
Comments | 12 Oct 2020 15:59
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC2 reschedules musical drama series American Soul to Saturday, 17 October at 20h30. Was supposed to start on 26 September but didn't. Series tells the true life story of Soul Train creator Don Cornelius and his Soul Train dancers and musos. Sinqua Walls (Power) plays Don and Kelly Rowland plays Gladys Knight.
Comments | 06 Oct 2020 15:09
SCHEDULE ALERT! Spin-off series titled The End of Paradise to replace The Way To Paradise once it ends on Telemundo in November. Premieres Monday, 16 November at 22h00.
Comments | 06 Oct 2020 14:51
SCHEDULE ALERT! Durban Gen to repeat on at 13h30 on weekdays, with the episode from the previous day - starting on Tuesday, 6 October.
Comments | 30 Sep 2020 14:00
SCHEDULE ALERT! Rebroadcasts of's new soapie Durban Gen to air on eExtra at 11h15 on weekdays, starting from Tuesday, 6 October, the day after the premiere.
Comments | 29 Sep 2020 13:14
SCHEDULE ALERT! Final six episodes of The Walking Dead Season 10 to air on FOX in early 2021.
Comments | 22 Sep 2020 16:04
SCHEDULE ALERT! A catch-up of Episodes 9 to 15 of The Walking Dead Season 10 to air on Sunday, 4 October at 21h20, leading up to simulcast of A Certain Doom at 03h00 on Monday morning.
Comments | 22 Sep 2020 16:04
SCHEDULE ALERT! The Walking Dead's 10-year anniversary episode The Whisperer War: Final Showdown - A Certain Doom to simulcast live on FOX on Monday, 5 October at 03h00, with a rebroadcast later - at 20h45.
1 Comment | 22 Sep 2020 15:41
SCHEDULE ALERT! German premiere league Bundesliga to air on SABC's sports channel... oops, we mean SABC3. Starting from Friday, 18 September at 20h00. Coverage includes a weekly Bundesliga preview show on Thursdays at 20h30 and a weekly highlights show on Mondays at 22h30.
Comments | 18 Sep 2020 14:13
SCHEDULE ALERT! 19h00 shows on M-Net move to 19h30 from Monday, 21 September to accommodate new telenovela Legacy. Applicable Mondays to Thursdays.
Comments | 16 Sep 2020 15:43
SCHEDULE ALERT! BET's postponed telenovela Isono resumes production after breaking for the peak of COVID and has a new premiere date: Monday, 28 September at 21h30.
Comments | 08 Sep 2020 09:28
SCHEDULE ALERT! New Afrikaans-dubbed Turkish telenovela Elif on the way to eExtra, from Monday, 14 September at 18h15. It tells the story of a 6-year-old who gets separated from her mother after Elif almost gets sold to pay a gambling debt.
Comments | 03 Sep 2020 15:55
SCHEDULE ALERT! A reminder that BBC First goes dark on Tuesday, 1 September 2020.
Comments | 31 Aug 2020 10:25
SCHEDULE ALERT! Shadows from the Past to air in triple bills on FOX Life from Monday, 15 September, once Road to Destiny ends. New episodes will air at 17h30, 18h20 and 19h10.
Comments | 28 Aug 2020 11:33
SCHEDULE ALERT! Confirmed:'s new soapie Durban Gen will air at 18h30, Mondays to Fridays, from Monday, 5 October.
Comments | 24 Aug 2020 16:10
SCHEDULE ALERT! Carte Blanche to air 90-minute special episode this Sunday, 23 August for Women's Month, to commemorate the struggle of every woman who has suffered gender-based violence. Episode features three inserts on "the second pandemic" including protection orders and keeping GBV evidence safe.
Comments | 20 Aug 2020 12:48
SCHEDULE ALERT! The premiere of the new FOX Life novela The Candidate has been postponed. It was scheduled to start on Tuesday, 11 August but it's being rescheduled. Replaced by Along Came Love which extends to double bills until further notice, at 15h50 and 16h40.
Comments | 11 Aug 2020 12:45
SCHEDULE ALERT! The 2020 Royalty Soapie Awards to air on SABC1 on Saturday, 26 September at 20h00. The nominee announcement to air on Wednesday, 26 August between 18h00 and 18h30.
Comments | 31 Jul 2020 15:14
SCHEDULE ALERT! 2020 FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea to air live on SABC3 and SuperSport3, with a live stream on the SABC's website: Kick-off starts at 18h30 on Saturday, 1 August, with a build-up before.
Comments | 29 Jul 2020 15:24
SCHEDULE ALERT! The Way to Paradise 3 premieres on Telemundo on Thursday, 10 September at 22h00, following on immediately after Season 2.
Comments | 29 Jul 2020 12:35
SCHEDULE ALERT! Lord of the Skies 7 has a new premiere date on Telemundo after its delay. It starts on Monday, 21 September at 23h00.
Comments | 28 Jul 2020 15:20
SCHEDULE ALERT! Love Island 6 - the UK season that was filmed in Constantia, Cape Town - confirmed to premiere on M-Net on Monday, 3 August at 23h00, with new episodes Mondays to Fridays.
Comments | 13 Jul 2020 17:43
SCHEDULE ALERT! M-Net adds British game show The Chase to the channel's daytime schedule from Monday, 6 July. New episodes air Mondays to Fridays at 12h30.
Comments | 08 Jul 2020 15:39
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC3 to introduce daily drama timeslot from Monday, 6 July at 18h30, starting with American series This is Us. It follows an array of characters whose paths happen to cross and their life stories intertwine. Several of them share a birthday.
Comments | 25 Jun 2020 18:49
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC1 starts a two-part documentary special on Thursday, 18 June at 21h00 as a tribute to the late ProKid, who would have turned 39 on 22 June. It's titled Dankie San - The Kasie Rap Bible and gives a backstage look into the creation of his 2007 Dankie San album. Part 2 airs on Thursday 25th.
Comments | 18 Jun 2020 10:49
SCHEDULE ALERT! Season 2 of Killing Eve to premiere on FOX on Wednesday, 1 July at 20h45, the week after Season 1 ends.
Comments | 15 Jun 2020 14:30
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC1 continues its Mzansi short film time-slot on Wednesdays at 19h30 in June with four new youth films: The Turning Son (3 June), Feminine Lotus (10 June), Samson (17 June) and Light Bulb Moment (24 June).
Comments | 01 Jun 2020 10:05
SCHEDULE ALERT! The delayed second season of Housekeepers will now premiere on Mzansi Magic on Monday, 15 June at 20h00.
1 Comment | 28 May 2020 15:25
SCHEDULE ALERT! A run of the docu-reality series Marry Me Now SA replaces The Real Housewives of Johannesburg 2 on Mzansi Magic after it ends. Premieres Thursday, 21 May at 20h00.
1 Comment | 13 May 2020 18:04
SCHEDULE ALERT! Confirmed: the final timeline. #Uzalo will be on break for five weeks as the production catches up on filming new episodes. It returns on Monday, 15 June 2020.
Comments | 08 May 2020 12:52
SCHEDULE ALERT! Imbewu and The Wild change times on eXtra - from nights to mornings. Imbewu now airs at 10h20 on weekdays and The Wild at 09h35.
Comments | 08 May 2020 12:30
SCHEDULE ALERT! A heads-up that the rebroadcast of the SABC1 drama series Makoti will only start on Monday (11 May) instead of Friday (8 May) as there's one more new episode of Uzalo before it goes on break.
1 Comment | 06 May 2020 15:44
SCHEDULE ALERT! Mzansi Magic to air South African movies on Sunday nights at 20h00, from 10 May - once Trackers ends. May line-up: Five Fingers for Marseilles (10th), Vaya (17th), She is King (24th) and Farewell Ella Bella (31st).
Comments | 06 May 2020 10:28
SCHEDULE ALERT! Lockdown 5 moves to 21h30 on Mzansi Magic until Monday, 18 May when it moves to 21h00.
Comments | 01 May 2020 11:55
SCHEDULE ALERT! Season 2 of Real Housewives of Johannesburg moves into the 20h00 timeslot on Mzansi Magic from Friday,1 May, with new episodes each night of the week. No. of eps in the season: 13.
Comments | 01 May 2020 11:44
SCHEDULE ALERT! A rebroadcast of Season 3 of I Am Woman replaces Afternoon Express on SABC3 at 17h00 from Monday, 20 April for the extended Lockdown.
Comments | 17 Apr 2020 09:50
SCHEDULE ALERT! SuperSport 1 continues its battle to keep viewers without sport by introducing a nightly sports movie at 20h30. Titles include Jerry Maguire, Any Given Sunday, Rocky 1-5, Invictus, Cinderella Man, Rudy and The Waterboy. Starts Friday, 17 April and runs for 60 days.
Comments | 14 Apr 2020 16:15
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC features four Easter specials over the Lockdown long weekend. Click the comments box for the line-up>>
1 Comment | 09 Apr 2020 12:18


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