SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE Upfronts: new winter shows preview

Written by TVSA Team from the blog News on 21 May 2015
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We're at the Upfronts blogging live to bring you the newzzzzz as it happens... the evening's started with a performance by Freeze Frame - the runners up to SA's Got Talent. They're dancing to Michael Jackson's Beat It so it's not like they're being Retro or anything.

The evening's being hosted by Pabi Moloi and Zola Hashatsi.

The channel announces that the new telenovela starting after Ashes to Ashes will be Gold Diggers - and that another new telenovela will start after that.

Reality Check will be back for a new season with iFani, Kelly Khumalo (again!) and Chomee.

Marah Louw to star in new comedy on eKasi+ called B&B - about a one-star Bed and Breakfast in Muldersdrift (near the West Rand) owned by people who easily lose sight of the truth because they're all about appearances.

eKasi+ to debut new sports show called: Sports Unlimited - a documentary series about South Africa's sporting legends.

Those featured include Olympic swimmer Natalie du Toit, Banyana Banyana striker Portia “Bashin” Modise, former boxer  Dingaan “the rose of Soweto” Thobela, sprinter Hezekiel Sepeng, Lucas “Rhoo” Radebe and Bafana Bafana’s 1996 coach Clive Barker. 

Oooops... we just remembered... Kelly's been on Rolling With... and not Reality Check - it's Reality Check she's going to be on. She's just given a quick speach saying the show's not about her but about giving back.

Speaking of Rolling With... the new season's going to cover a bunch of schlebs again. It's called Rolling With... Headliners and includes singer Lundi Tyamara, the members of Mi Casa, singer Bucie, comedians Goliath and Goliath (who suddenly got popular), Traditional Healer Zamokwakhwe Bhaka Nzam, Dance Crew Vintage Cru, presenter Maps Maponyane and designer David Tlale.

Anga Makubalo and Nambitha Mpumlwana snapped in between.

Lawrence Maleka and Katlego Danke, hosts of the new Ithuba Powerball which moves to - going to be on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2 June.

Scandal!'s Masasa Mbangeni chats about Thembeka.

Anga Makubalo/NaakMusiQ ending the evening by performing for guests...

Shows in this post: Reality Check, Rolling With...

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21 May 2015 21:06

They should start by moving that new telenovela to 20:30 and I hope they will not be using fired actors from old generations .time for some new faces .

25 May 2015 13:23

The send pic of Masasa, she is so in character jong

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