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How to survive Lockdown without booze
31 Jul 2020 18:40
The answer we all need to survive, inspired by Survivor 39: Island of the Idols - starting on Vuzu soon.
Our 10 tips for South Africa's first Bachelorette Qiniso Van Damme
16 Jul 2020 11:43
South Africa's first bachelorette has to find love on a show where the relationships don't last. THIS is how she can change that.
What Pride Month means to me as a straight person, as inspired by Lithapo
30 Jun 2020 15:01
Catch-up with the actresses who play Zano and Tselane and get the inside scoop from one of the writer's who created them.
And the winner of Miss South Africa 2020 is... the richest contestant!
26 Jun 2020 12:38
So the Miss SA finalists must have a degree and their supporters must have money. Talk about a privileged "national" competition!
Why South Africa's soapies should be Essential Services
27 Apr 2020 11:45
The case for our soapies to resume filming in Level 4, on 1 May. The why and how.
Shannon Esra's character Sandra Stein appears in record fourth telenovela
9 Mar 2020 13:23
Guess which one? A clue: Isithembiso ends on Mzansi Magic on Friday, 27 March.
New Big Brother-style reality channel Ultimate Love: your know-it-all pack
7 Feb 2020 14:22
Eviction show times, the format, the mad prize. What to expect from the channel when it goes live on Sunday (9th), on Premium to Access.
Cough up more or lose your show! - MultiChoice's message to Lockdown fans
30 Jan 2020 10:43
MultiChoice's nasty treatment of viewers hits an all-time low as the new season of Lockdown gets ripped away from DStv for Showmax.
Idols SA finale: the good, the bad, the Luyolo
17 Nov 2019 20:43
A review of the Season 15 finale.
Miss SA and Mrs SA: sexism in a title
11 Nov 2019 12:12
Women are labelled according to their marital status but men are all "Mr". Bah!! It's mind-bendingly insane and unequal.
Flash facts on Expresso's new presenters Kuhle and Jamie-Lee
1 Nov 2019 17:25
It was their first day on the job today and it's clear they need to like coffee. A lot. FACT.
Shekhinah to support Toni Braxton on her South African tour
31 Oct 2019 11:05
When you don't win Idols...
How DStv sold Mzansi Magic viewers down The River
30 Oct 2019 14:37
It's been happening since January 2018 when 1Magic started and it needs to STOP.
Police called to Idols after Qwabe family attacks Mzansi Magic publicist
22 Oct 2019 14:13
A rage-filled family go on the attack, a police 10111, Mzansi Magic staff in fear of their lives! THIS is what happened at Idols on Sunday.
Top Billing: No more rich people on the poor broadcaster
17 Oct 2019 11:44
Eventually. Enough of the smugness! Top Billing's cancellation is long overdue. Definitely the wisest financial move by the SABC.
Love Island 5 puts a sexy spring in Vuzu's step
8 Oct 2019 12:19
If you like life a bit sexier and missed it on M-Net, now is your shot to discover this addictive reality show on Vuzu.
We only stole R336-million! - rejoices the SABC
7 Oct 2019 12:12
Today the SABC gets R2.1 billion to pay for Irregular Expenditure, interest, penalties and...
South Africa's Season 2 Bachelor: Good luck girls - ya gonna need it!
10 Sep 2019 14:42
The girls who date Season 2's Bachelor Marc Buckner have their work cut out for them. Here's why...
Love Island: For those who are a bit sexier
29 Aug 2019 12:25
Now I know why there's such a fuss about this addictive, bootylicious reality show.
What I'm looking for in South Africa's next Bachelor
28 Aug 2019 11:14
This is what Season 2's Bachelor needs to be to save the show...
Presenter Search on 3: What I'm looking for in a presenter
15 Aug 2019 13:34
What do you want from a TV presenter? These are the Top 10 things I'm looking for in the Presenter Search auditions.
What's bad and what's good on Poldark 5
13 Aug 2019 15:34
Who sees these words on your screen? You or your mind? George Warleggan loses control of his mind in Poldark's final season.
Presenter Search on 3: Episode 1 review - Yes, we already know that!
8 Aug 2019 09:47
Talk about dragging out the past. Nothing new happened on the first episode.
Where to experience elephants on World Elephant Day (on Monday, 12 August)
6 Aug 2019 16:05
What you need to know and where you need to watch.
Donald Trump: Reality TV's Biggest Star
5 Jun 2019 11:48
His trip to see One proves that he became American president as a direct result of being on The Apprentice. FACT.
Shame of Thrones: the worst sin committed by GOT
21 May 2019 12:32
The dust settles after the Game of Thrones finale and the show's biggest problem keeps burning. This is it. (Finale spoilers)
New Uma Thurman thriller Chambers: oh-so-good for your heart (Updated: NOT)
6 May 2019 10:21
What began as a cool 10-parter changed into one of the worst series of ALL time.
Isithembiso: What it's like to be a decent man in a world of evil men
26 Mar 2019 11:45
TVSA readers get Lucky. Anga Makubalo chats to us about Isithembiso's date rape storyline.
Must-see TV! Two new shows that tackle men who manipulate women
13 Feb 2019 14:58
Escape at Dannemora and Dirty John start this week and they're riveting true stories. Here's why you can't miss them...
WATCH: DJ Arch Jnr on America's Got Talent: The Champions
22 Jan 2019 10:03
Three years later and DJ Arch Jnr's "Got Talent" act remains the same, except now you can hardly see it!
Miss Universe TV broadcast chaos: DStv and Miss SA reps clash
13 Dec 2018 12:43
Wade into the TV broadcast mess of this year's Miss Universe... if you dare...
5 reasons why Yanga is the righteous winner of Idols 14
18 Nov 2018 19:40
Let Thato eat popcorn with Proverb!
Futuristic stuff: South Africans to see Mars before the rest of the world
9 Nov 2018 18:11
Other countries will be eating our dust when it comes to Mars 2.
Gallery: The stars who've taken Uzalo to 10.2 million viewers
2 Nov 2018 10:57
Your inside access to Uzalo's Season 4 wrap party and thank you celebration...
New channel Open News: tackling the global fear of saying the wrong thing
29 Oct 2018 16:41
Come on.. just say it... say what you think!
In memory of HHP
24 Oct 2018 15:56
He was exactly what you thought he was.
Survivor Second Chance: Bigfoot McPoopy Pants at Ponderosa
23 Oct 2018 11:01
Follow Stephen behind-the-scenes to Poopyrosa.
Survivor Second Chance: Sweet Ciera neutralises Savage at Ponderosa
15 Oct 2018 20:30
See how Ciera had to outwit and outplay Savage behind-the-scenes after she left the game...
EuJacknie get half-an-hour TV airtime for their Royal Wedding on ITV Choice
15 Oct 2018 15:27
Harry and Meghan get all the TV airtime but at least Princess Eugenie and Jack are getting a short wedding special on Tuesday night.
Survivor Second Chance: Andrew forces factions at Ponderosa
8 Oct 2018 20:30
Take a step behind-the-scenes of this week's episode and follow Wigelsworth into Andrew's lair..
Survivor Second Chance: Kass and smacked Savage at Ponderosa
4 Oct 2018 17:27
Go behind-the-scenes to see what happened to Kass and Andrew after their snuffing. Broken and boozing. Well, Andrew that is...
What Project Runway SA needs to do differently for Season 2
3 Oct 2018 12:23
The show must avoid massive spoilers in Episode 2, the sponsors need to calm down and celebrity guests must be fired if...
Brenda Mhlongo's no. 1 acting tip
17 Sep 2018 14:24
From stage to screen. From one acting tip to three. Brenda shares her secrets to success in theatre and TV.
Poldark: In desperate need of a new "do"
11 Sep 2018 11:52
He may have a hott bod but Poldark's bob fails him. Bigtime.
Survivor: Second Chance - the cast backstories
6 Sep 2018 14:57
Because, let's face it.... who remembers Monica?
Tichina Arnold's no. 1 tip for acting comedy
7 Aug 2018 14:43
US comedy star Tichina Arnold shares her wisdom about getting laughs and how to survive the cut-throat business of acting.
Project Runway SA: The judges get it wrong in Episode 2
23 Jul 2018 11:59
Which of these two outfits do you prefer?... Do you agree that the wrong outfit won?
Project Runway SA: A review
11 Jul 2018 12:12
Relief! Tuesday's premiere of Project Runway SA revealed that no-one needs a smack for being an annoying reality TV sletty.
Brümilda van Rensburg's no. 1 acting tip
6 Jun 2018 11:40
She's starred on TV for years and now Brümilda's sharing her advice on how to survive the industry and what to do to Act.
Lerato Kganyago to host (but not judge) on Project Runway SA
23 May 2018 19:01
Now we know why she ditched Live AMP like a pair of old heels.
New on TV today: Thursday 6 August
A docuseries about Hillary Clinton starts on M-Net and talker Die Lewe Skuld Jou Niks is new to VIA.
Filmmaker Tim Greene's Lockdown drama Cabin Fever premieres on DStv Box Office
How to create a feature film under Level 5 Lockdown. These South Africans show us how.
Double trouble strikes Scandal! as two Mahlangus debut
Cindy and Sandile Mahlangu play con-team Violetta and Simo. Lovers. And no, they aren't related.
Iron Rose 2 Teasers - September 2020
The plan to attack Altagracia is set in motion. Manuel sets the bomb.
New on TV today: Wednesday 5 August
BBC First drops the thriller We Hunt Together as HISTORY follows trash-hunters Irish Pickers.
2020 SAMAs: the Night 1 and 2 winners
Best Reggae, R&B and Male Artist of the Year... the winners from Tuesday's #ForThaSoul night.
Young Love Teasers - August 2020
Mangla gets into Nimboli's head.
Imbewu Teasers - August 2020
A family dinner at the Bhengu house turns into a death trap.
Scandal! Teasers - August 2020
There's a new kid in town - and he has ulterior motives!
This is Love - August 2020
Series finale! Is Aliya pregnant or not?
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