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SHOW NEWS New drama series Isifiso premieres on 1Magic on Saturday 2 July at 20h30 and on Mzansi Magic on 4 July at 20h00. Starring cast includes Nelisa Mchunu, Melusi Yeni, Ntando Mncube and Zinhle Mabena. Nelisa headlines as Bazothini, a woman who lives under the shadow of her sister and could turn murderous from jealousy. Ouch!
2 Comments | 22 Jun 2022 13:59
SHOW NEWS Now we know why the new season of Atlanta's nowhere to be seen on any DStv channel or S3. It's on Disney+ from 29 June. Season 3 follows Earn, Alfred, Darius and Van in the midst of a successful European tour. They navigate their new surroundings as outsiders and struggle to adjust to the newfound success they've always aspired to.
1 Comment | 15 Jun 2022 11:19
SHOW NEWS Stranger Things Season 4 to be released in two parts: Volume 1 on 27 May and Volume 2 on 1 July. Seven episodes in Volume 1 and two upsized episodes in Volume 2, running at almost 1.5 and 2.5 hours respectively. Tap comments box to watch the first eight minutes >>
1 Comment | 23 May 2022 12:31
SHOW NEWS Cape Town based musical drama Melody picked up by Amazon Prime. It aired on SABC2 in late 2020 and loads on Amazon on 20 May.
1 Comment | 11 May 2022 10:38
SHOW NEWS Hallelujah! Season 2 of dark comedy The Righteous Gemstones has eventually reached Showmax after premiering on HBO in January. If you need a pick-me-up - and even if you don't - do yourself a favour and watch from Season 1. It's a brilliant tonic. Hysterical. Follows the exploits of a televangelist and his family who lead a lavish life funded by their congregation.
2 Comments | 10 May 2022 09:31
SHOW NEWS Like father, like son is the name of the game in SuperSport's new series Life Lessons: Father to Son. Three former pro soccer players go on a bonding sesh to Kruger with their sons who play in the Diski Challenge. They share wisdom about playing professionally. The dads: Eugene Zwane, Fabian McCarthy and Manqoba Ngwenya. Sons: Samkelo, Aden and Thandolwethu. Premieres on SuperSport 4 on Friday 22 April 2022 at 18h30.
Comments | 22 Apr 2022 15:50
SHOW NEWS Capetonian entrepreneur Shawn Godfrey earned R1-million on Thursday when he won MasterChef SA 4. His menu: pork tenderloin and quail eggs (shiver) with malva pudding. Runner-up was Andriette De la Harpe, also a Capetonian entrepreneur, who served butternut steak and custard cake. The finale task involved them putting themselves on the plate. Interesting concept if you don't break it.
1 Comment | 01 Apr 2022 10:15
SHOW NEWS New family the Shabalalas join Lingashoni for Season 2, headlined by star Magi Williams as Brenda. Lungelo Mpangase plays her daughter Poppy and Ishmauel Songo her son Japan. They encapsulate the season's theme: doing what’s best for your family’s survival is the ultimate test of courage, and in the furnace of adversity, your true self is forged.
1 Comment | 21 Mar 2022 15:10
SHOW NEWS Elif to continue for Season 3 when Season 2 ends on eExtra in April.
Comments | 17 Mar 2022 10:12
SHOW NEWS Season 4 of Stranger Things will be released in two parts: Volume 1 on 27 May and Volume 2 on 1 July. Set six months after Season 3's Battle of Starcourt. Season 5 will be its last. Twin brother creators Ross and Matt Duffer pen nerd note for the occasion >>
1 Comment | 22 Feb 2022 17:17
SHOW NEWS Amazon Prime titles new Lord of the Rings series The Rings of Power. Why? The Rings of Power unite all the major stories of Middle-earth's Second Age. Loads 2 September with weekly episodes.
1 Comment | 20 Jan 2022 13:04
SHOW NEWS Season 2 of eVOD's Is'phindiselo loaded on Thursday 20 January for 13 new episodes. Benny embarks on a dangerous mission of re-inventing himself as an investor and entrepreneur. He wants and needs revenge on Vusimuzi but this is blurred by his growing desire to trust and love Khethiwe. Zamani Mbatha, Lindani Nkosi and Zikhona Bali reprise their roles.
5 Comments | 19 Jan 2022 17:58
SHOW NEWS The character of Zandile Majola returned to Imbewu on 20 December 2021 after a two and a half year absence, portrayed by a different actress: Angela Sithole replaces Buhle Samuels who played the role on Seasons 1 and 2. Man eating Zandile returns on a mission to ensnare Nkululeko Bhengu.
2 Comments | 17 Dec 2021 16:35
SHOW NEWS Tanzanian dance crew Creed Vipers won Zee World's Afro-Bolly dance competition Dance Africa Dance on Saturday 11 December. Their fellow finalists were Zimbabwe's Extreme Dreamers, Botswana's Plus 267 and South Africa's Suvivors. The Creed Vipers won R60,000 and a 55cm TV for each member.
1 Comment | 16 Dec 2021 16:01
SHOW NEWS Food & wine consultant Izak Redelinghuys and food scientist Wessel Pieterse won Season 3 of My Kitchen Rules South Africa on Sunday (12 December). The Capetonian friends met in 2007 and are now R1-million richer between them.
1 Comment | 13 Dec 2021 13:00
SHOW NEWS Soapieville's serial legal eagle Sandra Stein returns to Legacy on M-Net as Msizi’s attorney for the current storyline involving the messy divorce between Msizi and Thandi. This is the fifth series in which Shannon Esra plays Sandra. See comments for an extended teaser. >>
1 Comment | 13 Dec 2021 12:37
SHOW NEWS The River on 1Magic celebrated 1000 episodes on Friday 10 December with an hour long episode. Starting at 20h00 as per. Wounds moved to 21h00.
Comments | 10 Dec 2021 11:11
SHOW NEWS Capetonian mother and son duo Bianca and Branden MacMaster won SABC2's Stand Up South Africa singing competition on Sunday (5 December). The finale aired in a double bill with four family duos vying for the win. The two B's won R100,000.
1 Comment | 07 Dec 2021 12:06
SHOW NEWS 36-year-old Capetonian baker Kyle Haytread took the cake on The Taste Master: The Baking Edition on SABC2 on Friday (3 December). The competition came down to Kyle, Thando Manyoni and Jay Miller and Kyle won their final Russian-inspired high tea challenge.
1 Comment | 06 Dec 2021 17:12
SHOW NEWS Muzi Mthabela debuts on Generations on Thursday 16 December as Nkosi Cele, Sphe's uncle - a garbage man who has royal blood. He owns a waste management company and he's described as: "a rough and ready persona, but this is to hide a very controlled, sharp businessman. You underestimate him at your peril."
3 Comments | 06 Dec 2021 10:58
SHOW NEWS Catch-up episodes of Giyani 2 available on Viu after each episode.
Comments | 02 Nov 2021 11:20
SHOW NEWS A heads-up that teasers for Orphans of a Nation on S3 aren't available anymore. SABC's publicity department tells us they were provided by the distributor but don't match the episodes.
Comments | 30 Oct 2021 16:07
SHOW NEWS Episode 1 of eVOD's second local original series titled Housewives loaded on the new streamer on Thursday 21 October. Stars include Sive Mabuya, Gabisile Tshabalala and Angela Lieveaux. New episodes load weekly. Whole series will be available without subscription (free except for bandwidth). See comments for scenario and trailer >>
1 Comment | 21 Oct 2021 11:11
SHOW NEWS 31-year-old dancer and choreographer Tylor Spelman won The Longest Date 2 on Monday 18 October with his showmance partner 34-year-old law student Fahdil Baker. Tylor chose to share his R100,000 prize money with Fadhil. How long will their relationship last in the real world?
1 Comment | 19 Oct 2021 15:03
SHOW NEWS My Kitchen Rules SA eliminated the first team of Season 3 on Sunday 17 October: the two Palesas. Their Instant Restaurant went from bad to inedible when their mushrooms shrank to nothing, their balsamic traumatised tastebuds and their flat, dry pudding fell apart. We won't be ordering Uber Eats from them anytime soon.
1 Comment | 18 Oct 2021 12:18
SHOW NEWS The Estate on S3's Sindi and Ayanda get hitched in a three night wedding special from Wednesday 13 October. Starts with their traditional wedding on Wednesday and Thursday. Erupts in chaos at their white wedding afterwards.
1 Comment | 13 Oct 2021 11:34
SHOW NEWS Votes from last week will be added to this week's votes to determine who'll be eliminated on Idols next Sunday (17 October).
Comments | 11 Oct 2021 12:31
SHOW NEWS The River runs through a new location this week, away from its stomping ground in Joziburg. The production filmed a storyline in KwaZulu-Natal recently and the results air from Tuesday 28 September when the Mokoenas get lost on a road trip to Pietermariztburg. The shoot was done in association with the KZN Film Commission.
1 Comment | 28 Sep 2021 15:22
SHOW NEWS Graham Norton returns to BBC Brit for 29th season on Tuesday 5 October at 20h00. Premiere guests are: Daniel Craig (enough of him already!) and his Bond co-stars Léa Seydoux and Lashana Lynch. Also: Mr Robot, Rami Malek. Music by Ed Sheeran.
1 Comment | 28 Sep 2021 12:09
SHOW NEWS Guests who'll be profiled on the new season of BET's Behind the Story include Malusi Gigaba's estranged wife, Norma Mngoma (who'll talk to anyone who'll listen), Sizwe Moeketsi AKA Reason and Zakes Bantwini.
Comments | 23 Sep 2021 16:13
SHOW NEWS All 180 episodes of retro classic Seinfeld load on Netflix on Friday 1 October.
1 Comment | 21 Sep 2021 16:14
SHOW NEWS Phila Mazibuko debuted on Generations on Thursday 9 September in the guest role of Dingane. Who is he? An ex con who was moved to a psychiatric facility after being diagnosed with schizophrenia. Now he's free and works in food delivery.
Comments | 10 Sep 2021 17:50
SHOW NEWS Gomora 2 reaches 100 episodes on Friday 10 September.
Comments | 09 Sep 2021 12:05
SHOW NEWS Below Deck update: Mediterranean Season 6 will premiere on E! early next year and Below Deck: Sailing Yacht Season 1 starts on Sunday 3 October at 18h10.
Comments | 08 Sep 2021 11:03
SHOW NEWS Mystery thriller Manifest to end in a 20-episode fourth and final season on Netflix, concluding the story of the passengers on Flight 828.
Comments | 30 Aug 2021 12:16
SHOW NEWS Amapiano muso and DJ Lady Du to guest judge on Idols at Sunday's (29 August) first live show.
Comments | 28 Aug 2021 13:21
SHOW NEWS Fifth and final season of kykNET mockumentary Hotel to air in January 2022. James Borthwick returns to star as Ferdie, who's now a permanent hotel guest instead of manager after a failed emigration attempt. The new manager: Jony, reprised by Simoné Pretorius. Filming currently underway at the Kleinkaap Hotel in Tswane.
Comments | 24 Aug 2021 16:21
SHOW NEWS Lifetime orders four-part Flowers in the Attic miniseries, subtitled The Origin - a prequel to the channel's movie adaptations of the incestuous V.C. Andrews novels.
Comments | 18 Aug 2021 14:50
SHOW NEWS Arendsvlei reaches its 500th episode on kykNET & Kie this Thursday 19 August.
3 Comments | 17 Aug 2021 12:42
SHOW NEWS Jack Devnarain returns to Isono this month to reprise his role as Hashmi, the eloquent gangster who masquerades as a high-class businessman. He's on a quest to get even with AB (Senzo Radebe) and to take down Mother Mary (Nthati Moshesh).
Comments | 17 Aug 2021 12:02
SHOW NEWS Fourth and final season of Netflix comedy-drama Dear White People to load on Wednesday 22 September 2021. Sam and Lionel look back on their epic final year together at Winchester University - which plays out as a '90s musical.
Comments | 10 Aug 2021 15:43
SHOW NEWS Beefy! AKA's out and Cassper Nyovest's in as host of the new season of The Braai Show on SABC1. Format and series producer David Phume of Cake Media remains the same. Premieres Wednesday 8 September at 18h00.
1 Comment | 09 Aug 2021 13:14
SHOW NEWS Award winning play Nêrens, Noord-Kaap (Nowhere, North Cape) comes to kykNET this month, as a 13-episode series. Three estranged brothers return to their family farm, Nêrens, where secrets, heartbreak and the truth surrounding their mother’s death threaten their redemption. Premieres 31 August at 20h00. See cast in the comments >>
1 Comment | 03 Aug 2021 17:54
SHOW NEWS Celebrity chef Siba Mtongana teams up with Ugandan personality Sheilah Gashumba for reality show House of Chefs on HONEY. Eight trainee chefs from South Africa, Ghana, Rwanda, DRC, Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia vie for an internship at Siba’s restaurant and R70,000. Premieres Friday 13 August at 21h00.
Comments | 21 Jul 2021 18:05
SHOW NEWS Did you know? The Lord of the Rings TV series is on the way to Amazon Prime. Set thousands of years before The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies, it follows characters who must confront the re-emergence of evil in Middle-earth. Loads later this year or in 2022.
2 Comments | 07 Jul 2021 11:35
SHOW NEWS All male gospel group Hush SA won Season 2 of Amazing Voices on Sunday (4 July). Their prize: R1,4-million ($100,000). The six members are childhood friends with a relationship spanning 10 years.
1 Comment | 05 Jul 2021 09:52
SHOW NEWS Prince Kaybee and Zimbabwe's Sha Sha to guest on Sunday's Amazing Voices finale feat. the Top 3 groups. On Mzansi Magic at 17h00, 4 July.
Comments | 02 Jul 2021 15:34
SHOW NEWS Hulu orders 10-episode spin-off to How I Met Your Mother, starring Hilary Duff. Title: How I Met Your Father. Set in the future and now, it centres round Sophie (Hilary) who tells her son the story of how she met his father in 2021.
Comments | 25 Jun 2021 15:00
SHOW NEWS 22-year-old Franzic won Season 6 of SABC1's DJ search 1's and 2's on Sunday (20 June).
1 Comment | 21 Jun 2021 14:23
SHOW NEWS Production on NCIS: Hawai'i begins with a traditional blessing on the beach. The ceremony celebrated "the constant motion of the ocean and how the moving ocean waters, driven by the winds and tides, connects the entire planet."
1 Comment | 18 Jun 2021 12:37


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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