Category Archives: Local News

Generations cast heads for court

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The “Generations 16” are hoping that it’s third time lucky as they add a labour court bid to their battle against the popular soapie’s executive producer, Mfundi Vundla. The actors, who were sacked last month, will approach the labour court to compel Vundla’s MMSV Productions to contribute to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and pay any […]

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Get Ready for the ‘One Direction’ “WHERE WE ARE” concert, for One Weekend Only

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For one unmissable weekend in October, fans of boy-band megastars, One Direction (1D), will be able to catch the band’s latest concert, One Direction: Where We Are – The Concert Film, at their nearest Ster-Kinekor cinema. On 11 and 12 October, for five shows daily, the band’s first-ever concert film will be screened at cinemas across the world, […]

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DStv gets Nick Jr., Nicktoons and BET

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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa will broaden its entertainment offering on DStv across Africa with the launch of two new 24-hour kids and family channels from Nickelodeon, while also extending the reach of general entertainment channel BET International in South Africa. With the launch of Nick Jr., Nicktoons and BET International on 30 September, […]

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Homeland creators reveal how they transformed Cape Town into Islamabad

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The Mother City is playing host to the 4th season of the highly successful TV drama, Homeland. Narrow streets and city buildings are being transformed into Pakistani themed alleyways as Hollywood takes advantage of Cape Town’s chameleon like abilities to film the gripping political thriller series. Filming of the series will continue in Cape Town until November, […]

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Ster-Kinekor hosts special pre-release screenings of latest blockbuster titles.

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If you haven’t yet decided how you will be spending Heritage Day on 24 September, Ster-Kinekor has some special treats in store for the whole family at its cinemas countrywide. South Africa’s favourite cinema chain is giving you the chance to catch exclusive pre-release screenings of two upcoming blockbuster titles on the public holiday, before their national […]

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Generations shuts down

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The Generations crisis has officially hit the ultimate rock bottom and the soapie’s going dark for two months. Off-air. Gone. Non-existent on our screens until December. As we mentioned with the Generations teasers this month, there are no teasers because the scenes in the teasers couldn’t be filmed. There are no episodes to air and the […]

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BBHotshots to reveal three housemates a day

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Big Brother’s decided to make the new housemates work for their current free board and lodging by getting them involved in the action from now. Instead of lazing around behind-the-scenes waiting for the show to start in it’s new premiere date on 5 October, they’re going to be exposed. As from today (18 September) the show’s going […]

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eKasi+ to debut new Eastern Cape sitcom

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eKasi+ introduces a brand new sitcom, Songololo, a ground breaking production exclusively produced in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. Songololo is based on the story of two brothers who come up with elaborate schemes in order to fulfill a promise they made to their grandfather: to become millionaires. The 13 part series starts on Wednesday, 15 October at 9PM […]

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SA film adapted for TV series

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uSkroef noSexy, the straight to DVD film which was released internationally in 2013 by South African producer Uzanenkosi Mahlangu of Ants Multimedia, has been turned into a 26 episode television series. The series will have its season premiere on 6 November 2014 at 21h00 on eKasi+ (channel 105 on OpenView HD) and on 10 November […]

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