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SCHEDULE ALERT! Survivor South Africa: Return of the Outcasts premieres on M-Net on Monday 18 July, this time with four episodes a week. Former castaways who didn't make the final Tribal Council return to try again i.e. 20 losers compete. Location: The Sunshine Coast - stretches from St Francis Bay to East London. Has the most hours of sunshine in Mzansi. Castaways to be revealed on 5 June.
1 Comment | 26 May 2022 16:51
SCHEDULE ALERT! 1Magic's Lingashoni starts a run from Season 1 on Mzansi Wethu on Monday 2 May at 20h30, Mondays to Thursdays.
Comments | 29 Apr 2022 13:16
SCHEDULE ALERT! Season 1 of Blue Venom Girl ends on eExtra at the end of April and will be replaced by the return of Naagin, for Season 4.
Comments | 25 Apr 2022 16:08
SCHEDULE ALERT! A recap of Seasons 1 and 2 of The Estate titled The Estate Rewind starts on S3 this Monday 18 April at 19h00 instead of the Family Secrets repeat, which now starts on 16 May. Also, Season 3 of The Estate has been brought forward to Monday 20 June instead of Friday 1 July.
Comments | 15 Apr 2022 14:10
SCHEDULE ALERT! New youth talk show Breaking The Silence was supposed to premiere on SABC1 in January but didn't and now it's starting on Monday 4 April at 16h30. Presumably, hopefully, maybe, who could say? Dineo Ranaka hosts. Topics include GBV, unplanned pregnancy and drugs.
Comments | 24 Mar 2022 14:57
SCHEDULE ALERT! Trailer for Imbewu Season 5 to air on eMedia channels on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 March at 20h55. Reminder: show changes time to 21h00 from Monday 11 April.
1 Comment | 23 Mar 2022 16:50
SCHEDULE ALERT! The Executives came in through the revolving doors and went straight out again. SABC1's plan to scrap The Estate has been ditched and it will now finish its first season run with a double bill on Friday 8 April. The SABC announced the change two days after TVSA's article about the scheduling mess surrounding The Estate. A case of Mzansi Musical Chairs FoSho.
1 Comment | 25 Feb 2022 13:03
SCHEDULE ALERT! Legacy 2 on M-Net to air in a double on Wednesday 30 March to accommodate the extended Season 4 finale of MasterChef SA on Thursday 31 March. Season 4 premieres on M-Net on Monday 28 February at 18h00, with new episodes Mondays to Thursdays.
Comments | 24 Feb 2022 14:33
SCHEDULE ALERT! Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony to air live on SuperSport Variety 4 on Friday 4 February at 14h00. Prelim events start two days earlier. See comments for listing of SuperSport's overall Olympics programming.
1 Comment | 02 Feb 2022 12:44
SCHEDULE ALERT! Come Dine with Me South Africa 7 returns from hiatus on BBC Lifestyle on Wednesday 9 February instead of 26 January. Six episodes remain.
Comments | 26 Jan 2022 11:13
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC1 to announce matric results on Thursday 20 January between 18h00 and 19h00. News moves to 17h30 and Skeem Saam to 19h00. Regular programming resumes after with The Estate at 19h30. (Times updated.)
Comments | 19 Jan 2022 10:39
SCHEDULE ALERT! Unpacked with Relebogile Mabotja returned to S3 with new episodes from Tuesday 18 January at 17h00. Episode topic: growing up in an orphanage.
Comments | 18 Jan 2022 12:01
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC does an about-turn and suddenly starts airing AFCON 2021 from Saturday 15 January, six days after the start of the tournament. The result: the usual avalanche of schedule changes on SABC1. See comments for changes and game times >>
3 Comments | 14 Jan 2022 16:06
SCHEDULE ALERT! Isono finale aired as a double bill affair on Thursday 23 December, starting at the usual time of 21h30. See comments for extended teaser >>
1 Comment | 21 Dec 2021 16:20
SCHEDULE ALERT! The omnibus for e's new Afrikaans-dubbed novela Droomverlore will air on eExtra. It premieres on on Monday 10 January at 17h30 (in the Deur Dik en Dun timeslot) and the omnibus airs on eExtra on Sundays from 15h20, starting on 16 January.
Comments | 07 Dec 2021 12:17
SCHEDULE ALERT! kykNET confirms premiere date for fifth and final season of Hotel: Monday 3 January at 20h00. In Season 4: Ferdie decided to retire. Now: Thomas and Jony are trying their best to make a success of the hotel, but all is not going to plan. Ferdie returns and wants his manager's seat back. James Borthwick, Beer Adriaanse and Simoné Pretorius reprise their roles.
Comments | 06 Dec 2021 17:37
SCHEDULE ALERT! New Afrikaans-dubbed novela Die Put (The Pit) premieres on eExtra on Monday 3 January at 21h30, replacing Voëlvry which wraps on 27 December.
Comments | 29 Nov 2021 12:06
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC1 to air a double bill of Generations on Friday 26 November from 20h00 to 21h00 to make up for Monday's Season 8 premiere no-show. These EPIC fails are now a regular occurrence with new seasons of SABC shows. Side-eye Skeem Saam 10.
Comments | 26 Nov 2021 12:15
SCHEDULE ALERT! Deur Dik en Dun ends on in December with double bills on Wednesday 22 December and Thursday 23 December, starting at 16h30 and running until 18h30.
Comments | 25 Nov 2021 10:31
SCHEDULE ALERT! M-Net to air Adele: One Night Only special on Monday 22 November at 19h30. Features footage from Adele's first concert in four years where she sings her signature lump-in-the-throat songs and tracks from her new album. Includes an interview with Oprah about her struggle to reach self-awareness after splitting from her husband. Repeats on 24 November at 10h00 and 28 November at 16h00.
2 Comments | 16 Nov 2021 14:34
SCHEDULE ALERT! Season 2 of How to Ruin Christmas loads on Netflix on Friday 10 December for a four episode season. The gang has finally made peace with each other and expect to enjoy a quiet, intimate Christmas celebration, but that ain't gonna happen obvs.
1 Comment | 05 Nov 2021 17:33
SCHEDULE ALERT! Compact Plus, Compact and Family viewers will see Legacy on new channel Me when it launches on DStv this Monday 1 November. It starts a run from Season 1, Mondays to Thursdays at 20h00. Channel will be on the Premium to Family packages, on 115.
2 Comments | 28 Oct 2021 11:13
SCHEDULE ALERT! Zee World's new 16h00 series Perfect Husband extends from six to seven days a week on Sunday 14 November.
Comments | 19 Oct 2021 15:08
SCHEDULE ALERT! Billions Season 5 scheduled to resume on M-Net on Monday 15 November at 22h30.
Comments | 06 Oct 2021 10:57
SCHEDULE ALERT! Season 2 of The Morning Show loaded on Apple TV+ on Friday 17 September, available globally including South Africa. See comments for trailer >>
1 Comment | 16 Sep 2021 12:44
SCHEDULE ALERT! Season 7 of The Ultimate Braai Master premieres on on Saturday 25 September at 18h00. Benny Masekwameng and Pete Goffe-Wood return to judge.
1 Comment | 07 Sep 2021 17:21
SCHEDULE ALERT! This is Fate returns to Zee World on Monday 13 September at 21h00 for Season 4.
Comments | 31 Aug 2021 14:37
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC1's Live AMP moves to 18h00 from Friday 10 September to accommodate The Estate which starts on Monday 6 September at 19h30, Mondays to Fridays.
Comments | 30 Aug 2021 09:41
SCHEDULE ALERT! Gomora starts a run on Mzansi Wethu from Season 1 on 27 September at 19h30, Mondays to Fridays.
Comments | 27 Aug 2021 16:32
SCHEDULE ALERT! Idols changes time to 17h00 instead of 17h30 on Sunday 29 August for the live shows.
Comments | 27 Aug 2021 12:51
SCHEDULE ALERT! The paralympics opening ceremony airs at 12h50 on Tuesday (24 August), starting with a build-up at 12h30. On SuperSport 207 and 201.
Comments | 24 Aug 2021 10:12
SCHEDULE ALERT! Love Island UK Season 7 starts on M-Net on Monday 23 August at 23h30 in a last minute schedule change. New episodes air Mondays to Sundays at the same time.
Comments | 23 Aug 2021 09:35
SCHEDULE ALERT! New episodes of Is'phindiselo load on new streamer eVOD weekly, on Thursdays at 13h00.
Comments | 12 Aug 2021 11:02
SCHEDULE ALERT! Episode 12 of Survivor SA: Immunity Island will be an hour-and-a-half on Thursday 19 August, at 19h30 as per. Manifest starts at 21h00.
Comments | 11 Aug 2021 14:47
SCHEDULE ALERT! Loading date confirmed for Amazon Prime's new unnamed Lord of the Rings series: Friday 2 September 2022. No explanation why it's so far away when filming on Season One's wrapped already. Adding special effects and finding a name shouldn't take over a year.
Comments | 03 Aug 2021 18:11
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC1 to broadcast musician Tshepo Tshola's memorial service on Thursday 22 July between 13h00 and 14h00.
Comments | 21 Jul 2021 17:09
SCHEDULE ALERT! Champions League Final between Kaizer Chiefs and Al Ahlyto to air live on SABC1 on Saturday 17 July after SABC and SuperSport iron out their beef. Build-up starts at 20h00, match at 21h00.
1 Comment | 16 Jul 2021 19:02
SCHEDULE ALERT! The Late Late Show with James Corbin goes on production break on M-Net on Tuesday 13 July until September. Replaced by repeats, Mondays to Fridays at 23h30. Yawn.
Comments | 12 Jul 2021 10:10
SCHEDULE ALERT! An extra episode of Skeem Saam airs on SABC1 this Friday 9 July at 18h00 to make up for Monday's Season 10 no-show fiasco. Episode 4 followed by Episode 5.
Comments | 07 Jul 2021 10:34
SCHEDULE ALERT! Riverdale 5 goes on production break on M-Net this Saturday 10 July at 22h30. Resumes in August. Replaced by Episode 12 of Babylon Berlin.
Comments | 05 Jul 2021 14:48
SCHEDULE ALERT! Isono to air Tuesday to Friday in the week of 28 June because of the repeat of the BET awards at 20h00 on Monday. Episodes return to usual the week after.
Comments | 22 Jun 2021 14:26
SCHEDULE ALERT! Deur Dik en Dun returns to and eExtra for Season 3. Premieres Monday 12 July at 17h30 and 21h30 respectively, once Doodsondes 3 ends.
Comments | 21 Jun 2021 16:34
SCHEDULE ALERT! Episode 8 of Survivor SA: Immunity Island will be 20-minutes longer on Thursday 22 July. Still starts at 19h30.
Comments | 17 Jun 2021 16:06
SCHEDULE ALERT! All girl smooch-fest heads to S3 in a run of comedy-drama thriller Killing Eve. Starts Thursday 10 June at 21h00.
Comments | 03 Jun 2021 11:46
SCHEDULE ALERT! M-Net to air the anticipated HBO Friends: The Reunion special on Sunday 30 May at 20h00, in the wake of its US premiere on 27 May. The cast reunite on the sets of the original series to re-enact scenes from episodes, cavort with guests who appeared on the show, share BTS footage. Episode title: The One Where They Get Back Together.
2 Comments | 25 May 2021 11:26
SCHEDULE ALERT! Strange Love moves to 19h00 on Star Life from 1 June, switching with Family Secrets which moves to 18h00.
Comments | 20 May 2021 16:17
SCHEDULE ALERT! Survivor SA Season 8 premieres on M-Net on Thursday 3 June at 19h30, once The Bachelorette ends.
Comments | 19 May 2021 11:53
SCHEDULE ALERT! 2021 SAFTAs to air live on both S3 and Mzansi Magic on Saturday 22 May, starting with a red carpet at 18h30 and the ceremony at 19h00.
Comments | 10 May 2021 13:24
SCHEDULE ALERT! tvN Africa premiered a 100-minute episode of You Quiz on the Block this Saturday (1 May) feat. K-Pop sensation BTS. Episode includes games, quizzes and an interview with the group. Airs at 20h00.
Comments | 29 Apr 2021 16:10
SCHEDULE ALERT! Pasella returns to SABC2 for Season 28 on Wednesday 21 April at 19h30. Guests include Idols 6 winner Elvis Blue, Clementine Mosimane (The Estate), singers Karlien van Jaarsveld and Refentse, Neil Sandilands (7de Laan, The Flash) and the cast of 7de Laan in celebration of the show's 21st birthday on 3 April.
Comments | 07 Apr 2021 18:20


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New on TV today: Friday 27 May

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kykNET's & Kie's new July 2022 skeds

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The Black Door Teasers - June 2022

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Never Say Goodbye Teasers - June 2022

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