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SHOW NEWS Cynthia Erivo (Holly Gibney in The Outsider) reveals first look of herself as Aretha Franklin in Season 3 of National Geographic's delayed anthology series Genius. >> Premieres March 2021.
1 Comment | 12 Jan 2021 16:10
SHOW NEWS Prepare for botox and boob jobs from KZN in January. The Real Housewives of Durban are heading to 1Magic.
Comments | 26 Dec 2020 14:18
SHOW NEWS Showtime extends eleventh and final season of Shameless with six episode companion series Shameless Hall of Shame. Each eps features new, original scenes, juxtaposed with retrospectives on the characters over 10 seasons e.g. Episode 1 covers Ian and Mickey's relationship from teen fling to adult marriage. No confirm on whether Emmy Rossum will return as Fiona and no premiere date confirmed on M-Net.
Comments | 21 Dec 2020 15:00
SHOW NEWS Nicole Kidman/Hugh Grant thriller The Undoing now available as a Catch Up box set on DStv Now for Premium subscribers. Type the show's name into the search of the DStv app to find it.
Comments | 19 Dec 2020 13:28
SHOW NEWS The first 50 episodes of M-Net's novela Legacy also available on Catch Up.
Comments | 19 Dec 2020 13:28
SHOW NEWS Second season of Shark Tank SA announced by headline sponsor Beryl Group, with a line-up of these Sharks: entrepreneurs Lebo Gunguluza (yaydom), Prashanthi Akaloo and Quinton Van Der Burgh; and UN Global Award Honoree Dr. Jasmine Pega. A fifth Shark still to be announced. Deets of the broadcast channel and platform are sketchy. We'll keep you posted once confirmed.
1 Comment | 07 Dec 2020 15:27
SHOW NEWS Idols alumni Bianca Le Grange and her actor/singer/husband David Johnson (Society, Getroud met Rugby) host an advertiser funded staycation show on SABC3 over the festive. Title: Destination Vacation - a Travel Adventure Trip. Destinations include KZN, Limpopo, Western Cape and North West. Premieres Thursday 24 December at 17h00, with new episodes daily while Afternoon Express has a siesta.
Comments | 02 Dec 2020 16:24
SHOW NEWS A run of local Showmax series The Girl from St. Agnes to air on M-Net Series from Wednesday, 16 December, in weekly double bills from 20h50 to 22h40.
Comments | 23 Nov 2020 12:29
SHOW NEWS Zimbabwean-born Blessing Chitapa won the ninth season of The Voice UK on Saturday (14 November 2020). She was in Team Olly Murs and performed Robbie Williams’ Angels and James Bay’s Hold Back The River in the final. See comments for vids of her performances >>
1 Comment | 15 Nov 2020 12:49
SHOW NEWS And the Afrikaans title for eExtra's new Turkish novela Price of Passion is... Begeertes (Desires). Premieres Monday, 23 November at 20h30, once Vierspel Vuurspel ends. Follows the relationship between kind hearted doctor Asli who has to save her own life by marrying hitman Ferhat.
Comments | 10 Nov 2020 16:38
SHOW NEWS We told you they were on their way and now they've made their presence known. Umbutho on Uzalo. Consists of five members in total: Mageba (played by Mike Mvelase), Sobhuza (Big Zulu), Mandleni (Thokozane Sithole) and Kotini (Herald Khumalo). Nkunzi (Masoja Msiza) is also one of them.
1 Comment | 07 Nov 2020 12:08
SHOW NEWS Sophie Ndaba and Shaleen Surtie-Richards to share their experiences of living with diabetes on new SABC2 talk show Tri.a.logue. They're joined by TV journalist and Checkpoint producer Karyn Maughan and there is no host. Each week three people roundtable a different personal topic e.g. life after prison for women, single dads and living with HIV. Premieres Thursday, 12 November at 20h30.
Comments | 06 Nov 2020 15:06
SHOW NEWS Anti-crime advocate Yusuf Abramjee goes behind-the-cameras to drive the content on the new season of Crime Watch on eNCA. Premieres Monday, 2 November at 21h30 and retains its original format of interviews with crime experts, missing persons reports, updates on arrests etc. Journalist Clement Manyathela replaces Yusuf as host.
Comments | 27 Oct 2020 15:31
SHOW NEWS SABC1 to air its own Dinner at Somizi's but with beer and boerewors instead of champagne and caviar, with AKA as host. The highly creative name of the show (NOT): The Braai Show with AKA. Yes, AKA braais with famous people so he can wear his sunglasses a lot. At night.
Comments | 26 Oct 2020 09:59
SHOW NEWS Star Trek: Discovery returns to production in the US for Season 4 on Monday, 2 November.
Comments | 19 Oct 2020 09:51
SHOW NEWS Uzalo confirms that Baby Cele and Siyabonga Shibe are exiting the show at the end of Season 6. Production tells TVSA that they're being written out because their character's storylines will come to an end but they won't die. They'll replaced by new characters who arrive in November. Gabisile and Qhabanga will be on air until early February 2021 when Season 7 starts.
Comments | 15 Oct 2020 15:08
SHOW NEWS 10 remain. One must go. Voting for Idols 16 re-opened on Sunday (11 October). Lines close on Tuesday (13 October) at 22h00.
Comments | 12 Oct 2020 09:55
SHOW NEWS And the Idols 16 Top 10 finalists are: Be, Bongi, Brandon, Jooma, Mr Music, Ndoni, Ntokozo, Succedor, Zama and ZanoThando. Voting to start after next Sunday's performances (11 October).
Comments | 04 Oct 2020 22:18
SHOW NEWS SABC3's breakfast show Expresso celebrates its 10th anniversary this Monday (5 October) with a throwback episode of highlight moments.
Comments | 02 Oct 2020 13:27
SHOW NEWS Sello Maake ka-Ncube and Tina Jaxa headline new Mzansi Magic soccer drama Vula Vala, premiering on Sunday 4 October at 20h00. Sello plays Bra Rex, a retired player-turned club owner whose past catches up with him as he tries to revive a struggling soccer outfit.
Comments | 29 Sep 2020 11:58
SHOW NEWS Amazon Prime orders spin-off of The Boys, set at a superhero college controlled by Vought. Described as "an irreverent, R-rated series that explores the lives of hormonal, competitive Supes as they put their physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test, competing for the best contracts in the best cities."
Comments | 28 Sep 2020 16:21
SHOW NEWS Viewers to decide the fate of Capetonian Whitney Houston impersonator Belinda Davids. She made it to Saturday's semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent but wasn't chosen for the finals by the judges. Now viewers can vote for her to make it. Verdict to be announced at the finals on Saturday, 10 October.
Comments | 28 Sep 2020 11:26
SHOW NEWS Back in production: Come Dine with Me South Africa Season 6, which disappeared because of the COVID shutdown. New episodes to air on BBC Lifestyle in early 2021.
Comments | 22 Sep 2020 18:05
SHOW NEWS New M-Net novela Legacy to be available on the DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access bouquets for its first week on air, from 21 to 24 September, between 19h00 and 19h30 - as an ad for the show and Premium obvs.
Comments | 19 Sep 2020 14:07
SHOW NEWS New Erin Brockovich-inspired drama called Rebel in the works at ABC, based on the real life work of activist Erin Brockovich, played by Julia Roberts in the film. Katey Sagal (Shameless) to star as Erin.
Comments | 18 Sep 2020 14:24
SHOW NEWS SABC3 breakfast show Expresso to go behind-the-scenes on SABC2's medical drama Vutha, on Thursday, 17 September.
Comments | 14 Sep 2020 16:08
SHOW NEWS Capetonian Belinda Davids makes the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent 14 with her Whitney Houston tribute act. She's one of 40 semi-finalists who start competing from 5 September.
1 Comment | 03 Sep 2020 12:03
SHOW NEWS 31 wannabes chosen on Idols 16 on Sunday, 30 August after Theatre Week. 31 must now become the Top 16.
Comments | 02 Sep 2020 12:38
SHOW NEWS Power spin-off Power Book II: Ghost to air on 1Magic from Wednesday, 16 September at 19h00. It picks up shortly after the events of Power as Tariq St. Patrick grapples with a new world order: his father dead and his mother, Tasha, facing charges for the murder her son committed. Mary J. Blige to co-star.
Comments | 28 Aug 2020 15:27
SHOW NEWS Netflix orders eight-episode Resident Evil series, based on the game. Supernatural's Andrew Dabb holds the reigns as showrunner.
Comments | 28 Aug 2020 12:12
SHOW NEWS Heading to Uzalo: Umbutho, a brotherhood of many members.
Comments | 27 Aug 2020 18:24
SHOW NEWS Brendon Daniels to reprise his role as Kaptein Krige in two story arcs for Season 3 of Arendsvlei. He was last seen in Season 1.
Comments | 26 Aug 2020 12:57
SHOW NEWS NBCUniversal believe there's still more to be sucked out of Joe Exotic. They've ordered a scripted limited series based on the true story, starring Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon, who also executively produces. The writer: Etan Frankel of Shameless. Role of Joe Exotic not cast yet. See comments for cool article on who should play him>>
1 Comment | 26 Aug 2020 12:09
SHOW NEWS Eventually! The fifth and final season of The Affair to premiere on M-Net on Wednesday, 16 September at 22h00.
Comments | 26 Aug 2020 10:17
SHOW NEWS Teboho Mahlatsi, executive producer and co-creator of Shaka Ilembe, confirms the series is in pre-production. Eventually! We thought it happened last year already. No cast have been confirmed yet despite DStv airing a trailer at the Showcase with stand-in actors who aren't the final cast apparently.
Comments | 21 Aug 2020 11:35
SHOW NEWS e.tv confirms October for the premiere of new hospital soapie Durban Gen. Time still to be disclosed but we're hearing 18h30.
Comments | 20 Aug 2020 12:31
SHOW NEWS M-Net teams-up with Freemantle for crime thriller Reyka, set in KwaZulu Natal, created by Rohan Dickson (Isidingo, The Wild). See comments for the storyline>>
1 Comment | 19 Aug 2020 14:20
SHOW NEWS New Tottenham Hotspur series to load on Amazon Prime on 31 August, starring "The Special One" and the team behind-the-scenes in their 2019/2020 season. See comments for the trailer>>
1 Comment | 17 Aug 2020 12:58
SHOW NEWS Season 20 of SABC2's talk show Motswako to premiere on Thursday, 13 August at 20h30. Season 19's Sechaba Gqeba returns as host. Guests in the first episode: Lady Zamar, Bontle Modiselle and Lamiez who explore how music has given women the platform to express their beings.
Comments | 09 Aug 2020 13:57
SHOW NEWS Amy Adams (Sharp Objects, Vice) to star in and executively produce new Netflix limited series Kings of America, about three women who fought Walmart in the biggest class action lawsuit in American history.
Comments | 06 Aug 2020 12:57
SHOW NEWS SABC2 to premiere new magazine show Beyond featuring people with disabilities who are breaking through barriers to challenge, conquer and enjoy life. Premieres Saturday, 8 August at 13h00. The host: actor, MC and model Simba Gozo.
Comments | 06 Aug 2020 12:21
SHOW NEWS Talent search Maak My Famous returns to kykNET and kykNET & Kie on Saturday, 8 August at 20h00 (new timeslot) after its Lockdown break. The show was in production at Grand West when COVID-19 struck and had to halt filming. There's no live audience for the remainder of the season and viewers' will vote to eliminate.
Comments | 03 Aug 2020 18:39
SHOW NEWS Oprah and Apple TV+ launch new talk show The Oprah Conversation, described as exploring "impactful and relevant topics with fascinating thought leaders from all over the world". The premiere topic: How to be an antiracist.
Comments | 28 Jul 2020 15:07
SHOW NEWS Lucifer 5 to premiere on Netflix on Friday, 21 August 2020. What to expect: Chloe rethinks romance, Ella finally finds a nice guy, and Amenadiel adjusts to the whole fatherhood thing.
Comments | 28 Jul 2020 10:55
SHOW NEWS New local drama series Inconceivable to premiere on M-Net on Thursday, 3 September at 20h00, produced by Rous House Productions and starring Anel Alexander and Carine Rous. It asks: how far would you go to protect what you love? Other headliners include Nina Hastie, Refilwe Madumo, Jay Anstey, Sisanda Henna and Langley Kirkwood.
1 Comment | 26 Jul 2020 22:54
SHOW NEWS Trending SA confirmed to return to SABC3 on Monday, 3 August at 18h00.
Comments | 24 Jul 2020 16:36
SHOW NEWS VH1 extends RuPaul franchise with a new docu-series RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue, featuring six queens: Season 11 winner Yvie Oddly, Asia O'Hara, Derrick Barry, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls and Vanessa "Vanjie" Mateo. Series follows them as they prep and perform a Vegas show.
Comments | 23 Jul 2020 13:42
SHOW NEWS Hang onto your eyeballs in case they roll off your face. The premiere date of Idols 16 has been confirmed as Sunday, 2 August at 17h30.
Comments | 15 Jul 2020 14:28
SHOW NEWS Bold and the Beautiful starts airing new episodes in the US on Monday, 20 July after catching-up on filming in the wake of Lockdown.
Comments | 13 Jul 2020 15:32
SHOW NEWS M-Net wisens-up and ditches the bachelor losers from the past two seasons by replacing them with a bachelorette. The Bachelorette South Africa to premiere on M-Net in early 2021. The Bachelorette to be revealed later this week.
Comments | 12 Jul 2020 19:50

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