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YOH! Ashley Judd (Missing, Star Trek: The Next Generation) saved in the Congolese rain forest after severely injuring her leg while on a research expedition to study endangered Bonobos chimps. She's been flown to ICU in South Africa.
1 Comment | 17 Feb 2021 13:19
YOH! Giyani star Fumani Shilubana claims Daily Sun journalist Hopewell Mpapu lied about speaking to him regarding Giyani's renewal and made up the quotes by Fumani in an article. See Fumani's post in the replies>>
2 Comments | 25 Jan 2021 14:49
YOH! SABC2 slashes 7de Laan and Muvhango to three days a week, Mondays to Wednesdays, from April and August respectively. New novela Die Sentrum and Giyani Season 2 elbow them out on Thursdays and Fridays.
Comments | 22 Jan 2021 19:11
YOH! The Real Gold Diggers of Durban has been ripped from 1Magic with no explanation. Will now be "first and exclusive" on Showmax from 29 January instead.
Comments | 15 Jan 2021 16:38
YOH! Muvhango's Hulisani morphed into a different face on Monday (6 December) in a sudden and unannounced recasting of the role. Khathu Ramabulana is off the show, replaced by newcomer Burnett Gededger who says he's never experienced so much hatred projected at him. See what he has to say in the comments>>
1 Comment | 09 Dec 2020 09:51
YOH! Sis Ribs to headline BET's Behind the Story on Saturday, 14 November at 18h30, with a repeat on Wednesday (18th) at 22h00. She tells Pearl about her impoverished upbringing and how she worked on a tobacco farm at a very young age. She also discusses the trauma of losing her mother who later remerged, after she was thrown into the Crocodile River by her abusive father.
Comments | 13 Nov 2020 16:48
YOH! Actress Deli Malinga claims she's been fired from Imbewu after telling the show's casting director that she wanted to negotiate her contract herself instead of negotiating through the agent who negotiated her first contract. In a Facebook post Deli says she was supposed to reprise her role as Nomalanga, Nkululeko's mother, but she's been written out instead. Deli claims she never got to the point of a negotiation but was told she's lost the role because she wants too much money. Says the casting director and agent in question are friends.
Comments | 21 Oct 2020 15:37
YOH! Mzansi Wethu to debut new crime docu-series Accused about the horrific injustice faced by people who've been wrongly convicted of a crime. Premieres Saturday, 10 October at 19h30.
Comments | 02 Oct 2020 13:17
YOH! Imagine a world where every 16-year-old is forced to have an operation to make them "pretty" by conforming to an ideal standard of beauty. Sounds insane but we're almost there! And in the upcoming new Netflix series Uglies, this IS the reality. It's based on Scott Westerfeld's dystopian novel and stars Joey King (Gypsy Blanchard in The Act), who also executively produces.
Comments | 30 Sep 2020 14:49
YOH! Somizi accused of stealing idea for Dinner at Somizi from producer Hastings Moeng. See comments for Hastings' e-mail to Somizi about it>>
2 Comments | 16 Sep 2020 10:01
YOH! Mangaliso Ngema to headline new SABC1 drama series Family Secrets, a month after being fired from SABC2's Lithapo after allegations of sexually harassing fellow cast members. Series starts Sunday, 6 September at 19h30.
Comments | 04 Sep 2020 11:26
YOH! Twitter erupts after Pearl Thusi excitedly announces that she's interviewing comedian Tol A$$ Mo for Behind the Story as if she's totally unaware that he's been accused of rape by Lerato Moloi. BET hurries in with a sweaty statement about Gender Based Violence. See all in the comments>>
9 Comments | 22 Aug 2020 16:17
YOH! Simon Cowell breaks his back after falling off an electric bike while testing it at his home in Malibu.
1 Comment | 09 Aug 2020 14:01
YOH! Actress and model Lerato Moloi accuses comedian Mongezi "Tol A$$ Mo" Mahlangu of sexual assault and rape and says she was arrested for speaking out. See her full statement in the comments>>
1 Comment | 06 Aug 2020 16:39
YOH! The NFVF short film on SABC1 on Wednesday, 12 August: Lobola. About a woman who is desperate to marry because of family pressure. She gives a man money to pay for her lobola and he uses it for another woman. Airs at 19h30. Stars: Swankie Mofoko, Solomon Sebothoma, Mathunzi McDonald, Macebo Twala and Gcina Mhkize.
Comments | 06 Aug 2020 13:05
YOH! Fired Lithapo actor Mangaliso Ngema releases video saying he's innocent of the sexual harassment allegations and that his legal team is advising him. See video in the comments>>
1 Comment | 27 Jul 2020 08:54
YOH! Lithapo actresses Lorraine Moropa and Altovise Lawrence accuse Lithapo co-star of sexual harassment. Production house Quizzical Pictures release statement saying they're "dealing with this issue with the people concerned." See what they all say in the comments>>
5 Comments | 21 Jul 2020 15:27
YOH! The following kykNET shows have been impacted by COVID-19 positive cases as at Friday, 3 July 2020: Kom Ons Jol, Suidooster, Arendsvlei, Binnelanders, KN Verslag and E-nuus. Also, these three shows that are filmed in the same studio: Die Groot Ontbyt, Groot Plaas and Kom Ons Praat Daaroor. Some are still in shutdown and others are in different phases of resuming.
Comments | 03 Jul 2020 15:10
YOH! That ’70s Show actor Danny Masterson charged with three counts of rape by force or fear.
Comments | 18 Jun 2020 12:45
YOH! SABC issues a notice of possible redundancies to 600 employees who now have to "make representations" during a consultation process. It's part of yet another SABC turnaround strategy which they're calling their Target Operating Model.
Comments | 18 Jun 2020 12:30


New on TV today: Sunday 7 March

Da Vinci goes Searching for Superhuman, the kykNET Fiëstas air live and TAR returns to M-Net.

New on TV today: Saturday 6 March

Docu-comedy Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! starts on Comedy Central and The Greatest Dancer returns on SABC3.

Who's in, who's out on Uzalo Season 7

Uzalo attempts to recreate its heyday by bringing back iconic early season characters.

Promised Love Teasers - March 2021

Noor admits that she hired the hitman.

Complicated Love Teasers - March 2021

Mishti is feeling guilty!

Queen of the South 2 Teasers - April 2021

Back! For a new season after a whopping seven years since Season 1. Nine years have passed…

Close Enemies 2 -Teasers - April 2021

Series finale! A DEA agent organizes an escape?

Law of the Heart Teasers - April 2021

Adoption can be a long, drawn out process.

New on TV today: Friday 5 March

Dating #NoFilter returns to SABC3 and Curiosity Channel documents History's Greatest Homes.

Generations: The Legacy Teasers - April 2021

Lesedi falls victim to exactly what she judged others for.


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