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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
SHOW NEWS New Netflix documentary series Heist tells the stories of three real life heists, committed by ordinary people e.g. an aspiring father who swiped a fortune from the Miami airport... and used TV shows to learn how to get away with it. No premiere date confirmed yet.
1 Comment | 17 Jun 2021 10:47
SHOW NEWS Idols 8 winner Khaya Mthethwa headlines Amazing Voices on Mzansi Magic and Wethu this Sunday (6 June), as mentor for the Top 5 groups who'll perform his songs.
Comments | 02 Jun 2021 14:37
SHOW NEWS Netflix confirms release date for Part 5 of Spanish crime drama Money Heist: Volume 1 on 3 September 2021, and Volume 2 on 3 December.
Comments | 25 May 2021 12:46
SHOW NEWS Production begins on Season 2 of How to Ruin Christmas on Netflix. What does Khaya have to tell Tumi? Does it mean it’s over for them? And what of Succulent? Did he really survive the festive?
Comments | 25 May 2021 12:45
SHOW NEWS And the Genius at the centre of the next season of National Geographic's anthology series is... Martin Luther King Jr. Genius: Aretha premieres in South Africa on 30 June at 21h00, an insulting three months after its debut.
Comments | 24 May 2021 17:04
SHOW NEWS New local fancy footwork series JIVA! confirmed to load on Netflix on 24 June. Stars Noxolo Dlamini (Sarafina, Isibaya) as ambitious Umlazi dancer Ntombi who wants to ditch her dead-end job for a better life. She forms a dance troupe starring Candice Modiselle (The Queen), Sne Mbatha (So You Think Can Dance SA), Stella Dlangalala (The River) and Zazi Kunene (Pinky Pinky).
1 Comment | 24 May 2021 12:26
SHOW NEWS Season 1 of The Evil Eye ends on Star Life on 20 June and Season 2 follows immediately after.
Comments | 20 May 2021 16:48
SHOW NEWS Netflix orders spin-off series to Shondaland's Bridgerton, about the rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte. Will also follow the stories of young Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury.
Comments | 17 May 2021 12:32
SHOW NEWS Exit alert! It's off with Jack Mabaso's glove on Generations this Wednesday 12 May. Vusi Kunene's making his final appearance after returning for five years. According to the show, he's "taking a break" i.e. the standard drill for an actor's exit from a soapie. How will he ditch the glove? "A long-standing bitter rivalry comes to a bloody head."
Comments | 10 May 2021 13:04
SHOW NEWS It was ripped off 1Magic like a plaster from hairy skin and given to Showmax at the last minute. Now The Real Gold Diggers of Durban makes its DStv debut, but on Mzansi Magic instead. Premiered Sunday 2 May at 19h00. VIP Invite moves to 13h30, with a repeat at 21h30.
Comments | 29 Apr 2021 12:13
SHOW NEWS Production for Season 2 of's Family Feud SA is ON. Steve Harvey's back in Mzansi and currently filming. The new season is produced by Rapid Blue once again. No premiere date confirmed.
Comments | 20 Apr 2021 12:24
SHOW NEWS Thembisa Mdoda steps in as Vuyiswa Maake on The Queen from Monday night (19 April). According to Mzansi Magic, she's temporarily replacing Zandile Msutwana who's in recovery after being injured on set. There's no word from the channel or Zandile's rep Wayne Hutamo about what happened nor when she'll be back.
Comments | 19 Apr 2021 15:46
SHOW NEWS TV talking head Jon Stewart returns with a new show The Problem with Jon Stewart for streamer Apple+, six years after the end of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. New show includes a post-episode podcast to further discuss issues raised in the talker.
Comments | 13 Apr 2021 13:13
SHOW NEWS The 13 guests on the new sixth season of SABC2's Musiek Roulette are: The Voice Season 1 runner-up Gavin Edwards, Jarrad Ricketts, Liezel Pieters, Granville Michaels, Leah, Clinton Viljoen, Bianca le Grange, Lana Crowster, Emil Struwig, Josh Ansley, Robin Pieters, Edith Plaatjies and Samantha Leonard. Premieres 15 April at 19h00.
Comments | 07 Apr 2021 17:57
SHOW NEWS Season 2 of the Netflix fantasy drama The Witcher wraps production after 128 days. Filming took place in 15 locations, with 89 cast members and 1,200 crew members.
Comments | 06 Apr 2021 16:20
SHOW NEWS Transgender reality show Becoming debuts on 1Magic and Mzansi Magic on 3 and 7 April. It follows four trans people who go through the process of gender transition. And tragedy strikes. One of the four, Gina Sokoyi, died while the show was being filmed.
Comments | 29 Mar 2021 13:26
SHOW NEWS New series The Station premieres on 1Magic and Mzansi Magic once Mzali Wami ends and it has a unique scenario. Four petrol station workers unexpectedly inherit the station and think they're suddenly wealthy. But they risk losing it to a man who's determined to destroy it. An explosive situation when you're surrounded by petrol. Premieres 3 April at 20h30 on 1Magic and 5 April at 20h00 on Mzansi Magic.
Comments | 26 Mar 2021 14:54
SHOW NEWS Ferguson Magic's Rockville returns for a new season on Sunday 4 April at 20h00, once eHostela 2 ends. Almost five years after Season 4. Season 5 sees JB (Shona Ferguson) dealing with the impact of Covid on his business.
Comments | 22 Mar 2021 15:23
SHOW NEWS BBC orders new doc Louis Theroux: The Cult of Joe Exotic, a decade on from the pair's first meeting. The new film is set to explore what has happened to Joe in the time since - apart from, you know, rotting in jail over a murder-for-hire plot.
Comments | 17 Mar 2021 13:33
SHOW NEWS SABC3's new Turkish novela The Red Room centres round therapists at a clinic and the people they counsel. All characters are based on real life characters and the series is based on the real experiences of an Istanbul doctor and writer Gülseren Budayicioglu. See broadcast deets below.
Comments | 16 Mar 2021 16:44
SHOW NEWS SABC3 premieres Brazilian telenovela Orphans of a Nation (Órfãos da Terra) on Monday 5 April at 18h30. A love story set in the current context of refugees and immigrants from around the world who've left their countries. Winner of the 2020 Best International Emmy Award. New episodes air Mondays to Wednesdays.
Comments | 04 Mar 2021 10:06
SHOW NEWS The very final episode of Rhythm City, Episode 3660, airs on Friday 16 July 2021.
Comments | 22 Feb 2021 11:35
SHOW NEWS Come Dine with Me South Africa currently in production on Part 2 of Season 6 after being disrupted by Covid. New episodes to air in the second quarter but no comeback date confirmed yet.
Comments | 16 Feb 2021 11:10


Muvhango Teasers - November 2021

K tries to kill himself. Also: Gugu and Azwindini get stuck underground.

Dokter Ali Teasers - November 2021

Complaints about Ali lead to him being called to a board meeting.

New on TV today: Wednesday 20 October

Men choose Russian brides in VIA's Ram vir 'n Rus as new novelas start on Star Life and Zee.

New! Broken Hearts Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's new series about the impact of a 20-year age difference on a couple.

Top Shows on TV: September 2021

The reload of The Estate on SABC1 knocks the primetime broadcast off S3's Top 20 list.

Voëlvry Teasers - November 2021

BOOM! A house explodes. Also: Another murder.

Legacy 2 Teasers - November 2021

Guess who's back, back again....Msizi!

Big Brother Mzansi: Revived! and now casting in 2021

The search is ON for housemates for reality TV's comeback kid.

New on TV today: Tuesday 19 October

A new show joins two returning ones on VIA, as med drama Nurses returns to Universal.

New! Wedding Planners Teasers - October 2021

Introducing the first teasers for Star Life's new 21h00 novela ahead of its premiere on Tuesday (19th).


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