News Shorts - Scary

SCARY M-Net premieres true crime docu-series Strangers You Know on Sunday 27 June at 20h00. Features eight episodes covering real life South African cases of people who've been murdered by people they knew, with a focus on gender-based violence and femicide. Cases include Anene Booysen, Gill Packham, Palesa Madiba and Anisha and Joey van Niekerk.
Comments | 07 Jun 2021 16:48
SCARY SANEF has called on Somizi to apologise to the Sunday World and City Press journalists that he cyberbullied after they asked him questions as a right to reply. They've also called on the journalists to lay charges of intimidation against him for the death and rape threats they've received as a result of his actions and for MultiChoice to officially distance itself from his comments.
1 Comment | 19 Jan 2021 15:20
SCARY Star Life to premiere supernatural thriller The Evil Eye once A Perfect Lie ends in November. A sinister witch casts her evil eye on an unsuspecting family and the son Ansh must fight an internal battle between good and evil. Gives new meaning to "Don't look at me funny!" Premieres at 22h00 on Saturday, 28 November.
Comments | 28 Oct 2020 15:15
SCARY The family of Tiger King's Don Lewis, who disappeared in a haze of Carol Baskin, have hired a lawyer to try to get her to testify under oath. They're also offering a reward of $100,000 for information on what happened to him.
Comments | 11 Aug 2020 18:27
SCARY Prepare for the toothiest contestant in the history of any reality TV show. EVER. Click the comments box to meet Connor from Love Island UK Season 6>> (If you dare). Premieres Monday, 3 August at 23h00 on M-Net.
2 Comments | 31 Jul 2020 15:29
SCARY Netflix announces 18 September 2020 as release date for the streamer's new psycho-series Ratched, about cuckoo Nurse Ratched from the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Sarah Paulson stars, Ryan Murphy executively produces.
1 Comment | 30 Jul 2020 15:54
SCARY Days of Our Lives star Judi Evans (Adrienne) almost loses her legs after contracting COVID in hospital while recovering from a horse-riding accident.
1 Comment | 10 Jun 2020 16:29
SCARY County Sheriff declares that the will of Carole Baskon's husband Don Lewis was forged after he mysteriously "disappeared". This makes Carole even more of a suspect for his murder.
1 Comment | 03 Jun 2020 11:48
SCARY If the world isn't scary enough for ya, there's a new Video on Demand movie service to frazzle your nervous system. offers local and international horror films at R25 per heart pop.
1 Comment | 22 May 2020 11:29
SCARY A trailer for the Netflix documentary series about convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein who was found dead in his prison cell in August, 2019.
1 Comment | 15 May 2020 10:03
SCARY Netflix releases trailer for new sub-titled Polish thriller The Woods. The foreign language makes it scarier.
1 Comment | 13 May 2020 18:12
SCARY CBS orders Silence of the Lambs spin-off titled Clarice - SHOULD have been called Well, Hello Clarice instead - more evocative. Yip, it's about FBI Agent Clarice Starling, starring Pretty Little Liar Rebecca Breeds (Nicole).
1 Comment | 11 May 2020 13:35
SCARY Apple TV greenlights dark comedy series The Shrink Next Door, based on the true story of a psychiatrist to the stars who takes over the life of one of his patients. Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd to star.
1 Comment | 25 Apr 2020 15:13
SCARY In the near future, people who are near death can be "uploaded" into virtual reality environments. This is the scenario of Amazon Prime Video's new series Upload.
1 Comment | 18 Mar 2020 12:18
SCARY Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus while filming a Baz Luhrmann movie in Australia.
Comments | 12 Mar 2020 10:38
SCARY Production on The Amazing Race shuts down amidst Coronavirus fears. CBS tells Variety it's a "precautionary measure".
Comments | 01 Mar 2020 14:58
SCARY Innocent photography or fodder for paedophiles? This week, Carte Blanche investigates how one self-professed photographer is profiting from taking so-called wrestling photographs of children that have now appeared on adult fetish websites. M-Net, Sunday, 19h00.
Comments | 27 Feb 2020 14:55
SCARY Lifetime exposes the insanity of a real life asylum in the movie Escaping The Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story - about a journalist who feigns mental illness to expose terrible conditions at an asylum and ends up losing her own mind. Stars Christina Ricci and Judith Light. Airs Sunday, 22 March at 19h20.
Comments | 26 Feb 2020 14:57
SCARY Dark vans on dark nights can be a scary proposition, as IDx have discovered with their new series Man with a Van, premiering on Saturday 14 March. The show looks at "the dark cases where a seemingly innocuous man with a van has a far more sinister identity."
Comments | 21 Feb 2020 15:38


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Muvhango Teasers - July 2021

A mystery of who the dead baby belongs to. Also: where's the live baby?

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Enslaved starts a run on S3, along with seven returning shows on other channels.

Durban Gen takes on Imbewu on Family Feud SA

Series stars compete this Sunday (27th). See who's in each team.

Legacy Teasers - July 2021

Petra has tough decisions to make.

Imbewu Teasers - July 2021

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New on TV today: Tuesday 22 June

Netflix explores eight game-changing moments in the docuseries This Is Pop.

Twist of Fate Teasers - June 2021

Rather late than never! Season 5 wraps soon, followed immediately after by Season 6.

Lingashoni Teasers - July 2021

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