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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
SCHEDULE ALERT! New series Love or Poison to premiere on Glow TV on Thursday 15 April at 19h00, once Complicated Love ends. Sitaara, a Visha Kanya (poisoned girl), grows up without knowing her true identity. She gets drawn into the tussle of choosing between good and evil, after learning the truth about her biological mother.
Comments | 07 Apr 2021 18:01
SCHEDULE ALERT! Ring of Fire extends to two episodes a day on Zee World from Sunday 28 March, replacing the 18h00 episode of Young Dreams which ends the day before. New episodes air at 18h00 and 19h00, Mondays to Sundays.
Comments | 10 Mar 2021 17:34
SCHEDULE ALERT! A rebroadcast of Love...Look What You Made Me Do premieres on Zee World on Thursday 11 March at 22h00, replacing the repeat of Gangaa 3 which ends Wednesday.
Comments | 10 Mar 2021 16:59
SCHEDULE ALERT! Heghan's interview with Oprah to repeat on M-Net on Saturday 13 March at 16h00.
Comments | 08 Mar 2021 10:18
SCHEDULE ALERT! Doodsondes 3 replaces Deur Dik en Dun 2 on and eExtra from Monday 15 March at 17h30 and 21h30 respectively.
1 Comment | 03 Mar 2021 13:11
SCHEDULE ALERT! Queen of the South returns to Telemundo in April for Season 2, a whopping seven years after Season 1 first aired. Premieres on Monday 19 April at 22h00 (once Close Enemies 2 ends) and the story picks up nine years after Season 1.
Comments | 02 Mar 2021 11:09
SCHEDULE ALERT! SABC to broadcast four English FA Cup games between Tuesday 9 February and Thursday 11 February on SABC1, 3 and SABC's Sports DTT channel. Will also stream live on See comments for fixtures >>
1 Comment | 09 Feb 2021 09:49
SCHEDULE ALERT! Grey's Anatomy Season 17 to premiere in double bill on M-Net on Monday 22 February at 20h30.
Comments | 05 Feb 2021 12:04
SCHEDULE ALERT! NFL Super Bowl to air live on ESPN in the early hours of Monday 8 February, at 01h30 - on ESPN and ESPN2. Repeats at 07h30 and 14h30 on ESPN and at 20h30 on ESPN2.
Comments | 01 Feb 2021 09:54
SCHEDULE ALERT! A rebroadcast of Turkish novela Kurt Seyit ve Sura starts on Timeless Dizi Channel (DStv 123) on Thursday 28 January at 21h40. Set during the Russian Revolution, it tells the true story of an army major who falls in love with a Russian girl. They're forced to flee, leaving their family and lives behind.
Comments | 26 Jan 2021 10:28
SCHEDULE ALERT! Battleground changes time on Novela Magic on Friday 22 January, moving from two episodes a day at 20h00 and 20h30 to one episode a day at 21h30. This is to make way for the premiere of two additions to the channel: Enakhe at 20h00 and Riona at 20h30. Unbroken remains at 21h00.
Comments | 21 Jan 2021 15:37
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


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