News Shorts - COVID-19

COVID-19 MultiChoice Talent Factory to launch an online learning portal that will support over 40 000 members of the TV industry to gain access to courses and online master classes.
Comments | 28 Mar 2020 12:55
COVID-19 MultiChoice guarantees the incomes of it's freelance SuperSport staff who are unable to work because of the lockdown of sport.
Comments | 28 Mar 2020 12:54
COVID-19 MultiChoice pledges R80-million to ensure current productions are able to pay full salaries of cast, crew, and creatives for the months of March and April.
Comments | 28 Mar 2020 12:52
COVID-19 Kiddies movies replace Expresso's live broadcast on SABC3 from 06h00 to 07h00 during Lockdown and repeats of The Backstory replace Afternoon Express at 17h00.
Comments | 27 Mar 2020 10:53
COVID-19 Department of Sports, Arts and Culture pledges to assist artists with live online streaming performances e.g. stand-up comedy shows, music and poetry performances etc.
Comments | 25 Mar 2020 15:35
COVID-19 SABC to launch TV classrooms to teach children while they're at home. Two studios have been delegated for it.
Comments | 25 Mar 2020 15:10
COVID-19 South Africa's department of Sport, Arts and Culture pledges R150-million to assist artists and sports people with their loss of income.
Comments | 25 Mar 2020 15:09
COVID-19 7de Laan shuts down production for Lockdown. The soapie has episodes until 25 May 2020.
1 Comment | 25 Mar 2020 11:04
COVID-19 Convict Harvey Weinstein tests positive in New York Maximum Security prison.
Comments | 23 Mar 2020 11:46
COVID-19 Idris Elba's wife Sabrina Dhowre tests positive too. Says she wanted to stay with him after he was diagnosed.
Comments | 23 Mar 2020 09:44
COVID-19 ICASA asks DStv and StarSat to open up their TV and audio bouquets to all South Africans to give everyone access to information about the pandemic.
1 Comment | 19 Mar 2020 17:03
COVID-19 SABC2 postpones 7de Laan 20th birthday celebration until later in the year. It was going to happen from 25 to 27 March for the soapie's birthday on 3 April.
Comments | 17 Mar 2020 16:56
COVID-19 Luther star Idris Elba tests positive for Corona.
1 Comment | 17 Mar 2020 11:33
COVID-19 American network NBCUniversal does the biz by televising and streaming their Upfronts for 2020/21 after cancelling the live event.
Comments | 16 Mar 2020 12:57
COVID-19 India shuts down production on all TV and film shoots for a whole 12 days: from 19 to 31 March. Then what?
Comments | 16 Mar 2020 12:48


New on TV today: Sunday 29 March

BBC Earth uncovers Seven Worlds, One Planet and X Factor: The Band starts on Vuzu.

New! Our Perfect Place Teasers - March 2020

Introducing the first teasers for Zee World's new 18h00 nightly...

SABC extends news on SABC2 and 3

The daily COVID-19 updates on both channels remain, with extra news added in between.

New on TV today: Saturday 28 March

Zee World finds Our Perfect Place as Vuzu tells Untold Stories of Hip Hop.

DStv info pack: who gets what for free

Free news channels for everyone, pop-up channels for subscribers and channel additions to packages. We make sense of the mayhem.

Rhythm City Teasers - April 2020

Your first teasers of Lockdown. The truth about Rene’s lies reaches errbody. #Cringe

New on TV today: Friday 27 March

Christina Milian Turned Up again on SABC3 and American Idol screeches back onto M-Net.

Arendsvlei Teasers - April 2020

The court case may not go as expected.

Isibaya Teasers - April 2020

S'bu tracks down the men that killed Thandeka. What will he decide to do?

What's happening at the SABC during Lockdown

The latest on production shutdowns, soapieville and series' content.


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