Rally up on an hour journey docu-series taking you into the business lives of a tight-knit group.
Follow the friends and frenemies as they grapple their big dream into the elite world of urban Hollywood, as they juggle between the high-stakes world of entertainment with careers and family – all while navigating Los Angeles’ African-American celebrity circles.
Look out for guest appearances by Ne-Yo and Nick Cannon.
Watch About The Business on BET (DStv channel 129)Wednesday 13 April at 19:30 CAT.
Programme: MTV Movie Awards
Channel: MTV (DStv channel 130)
Date: Monday 11 April 2016
Time: 20:30 CAT
MTV MOVIE AWARDS
Hosted by Kevin Hart and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Continue reading
Monday, 18 April 2016 at 7PM on e.tv and eHD on OpenView HD (Channel 104) and DStv (Channel 194)
With Kop preoccupied with what he considers to be his imminent death due to a suspected tumour, Mamokete desperately wants to hold on to something positive. She convinces Kop to celebrate their wedding anniversary with a party, inviting the community and also their children, Stone and Tshidi.
During the party, Mapula’s little cousin, Dineo is inconsolable as she desperately wants her beloved doll back from their shack that Gadifele, Mapula’s so-called aunt, has now taken over. In an effort to appease the little girl, Mamokete accompanies her to the shack to ask Gadifele for the doll. Continue reading
MTV MOVIE AWARDS
Hosted by Kevin Hart and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Tune into the 25th annual MTV Movie Awards on MTV (DStv channel 130) on 11 April at 20:30 (CAT) for the pre-show and 21:00 for the awards show. Recently in South Africa with sold out shows, Kevin Hart will host the show alongside larger than life actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Continue reading
Nomadic Orchestra is proud to present their latest record, a 12-track album written over a period of 18 months between Cape Town and Berlin. Recorded at Sunset Studios and Sound & Logic with renowned producers Jurgen von Wechmar and Simon ‘Fuzzy’ Ratcliffe, the new album “Love at Last” is a powerful collection and reimagining of what it means to create dance music; with a saxophone, tuba, trumpet, guitar and drums, Nomadic Orchestra strive for a sound that moves, a non-descript familiarity with broad-base appeal in the diverse amalgamation of influence. Continue reading
Exclusive to ITV Choice (DStv 123) on April 29 at 20.00
In honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday on April 21, ITV Choice (DStv 123) has scheduled a raft of exclusive and never-seen-before-in-Africa programming in April and May.
The Royal Season starts on Friday, April 29 at 20h00 with When Ant & Dec Met The Prince: 40 Years of the Prince’s Trust which premieres on Friday, April 29 at 8pm. In this unique documentary, popular presenters Ant and Dec have close access to HRH The Prince of Wales, where viewers will see an unguarded Prince of Wales talking about the upcoming 40th anniversary of The Prince’s Trust, his life as a grandfather and amusing anecdotes from his days in the Royal Navy. Continue reading
Johannesburg Monday 4 April 2016 : Award-winning hip hop star Cassper Nyovest and gorgeous actress and Club 808 host Boity Thulo are the first celebrities to lock horns in the ultimate reality contest during the global TV premiere of Lip Sync Battle Africa (20:50CAT, 14 April 2016, MTV).
The former twosome are polishing their mics and donning the spangles for a full-on on-screen dust-up, in which the onetime pals swap kisses for disses, and love songs for lip syncs.
The hotly-awaited TV series, the first African version of US TV hit format Lip Sync Battle USA, is hosted by entertainment goddess Pearl Thusi with colourful commentary from “koko master” and Nigerian Afrobeat star, D’Banj. Continue reading
While HISTORY’s Pawn Stars SA star Roy Peretz and his team at the Cash Inn can attest to some odd people bringing in even odder objects to pawn, they admit to being unable to compete with their counterparts around the world who lay claim to being on the receiving end of some of the strangest things ever brought into their shops. The top 10 all time weird and wonderful items and experiences include:
The gold fillings of dead relatives
A man who took his glass eye out of his head and put it on the counter and asked how much
One customer tried to pawn a herd of cattle
A guy who tried to sell his toupee.
One lady tried to sell a horse. The selling point of this horse? It had both male and female parts.
This from a pawn shop owner: “I had one lady call me and ask if I wanted her swimming pool… an in-the-ground swimming pool!”
A Noah’s Ark made of lollypop sticks. The guy wanted R7000 for it.
A dolphin themed toilet seat
A vibrator that looked like a bath toy.
A man came in, pawned his wheelchair, and then crawled out to a waiting car Continue reading
“BLACK GIRLS ROCK!” 2016
BET’s ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF “BLACK GIRL MAGIC” PREMIERES 9 APRIL, DSTV CHANNEL 129
Johannesburg, 01 April 2016: BET (DStv channel 129) and Beverley Bond, founder and creator of “Black Girls Rock” revealed that eight-time Grammy® Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist Rihanna will receive the Rock Star Award at this year’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards. The chart topping singer, executive producer, fashion designer, actress, astute business entrepreneur and philanthropist will help illuminate the triumphs of brilliant Black women in an extraordinary night celebrating “Black Girl Magic”.
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! acknowledges the achievements of women of colour who have broken barriers in the areas of art, music, philanthropy and community service. This year’s spectacular, hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, will premiere across Africa on BET (DStv channel 129) on Saturday 9 April on at 20:00 CAT. Continue reading
Preferred candidate as Springbok coach ratified by General Council
Note to editors: Please use this version. It updates with the inclusion of the name of the Junior Springbok team manager
The new Springbok coach will be named officially at a media conference on 12 April, Mr Oregan Hoskins, president of SA Rugby, confirmed on Friday.
He made the announcement following the ratification of the coach’s appointment by rugby’s General Council – made up of the 14 member unions of SA Rugby. Ratification by the Council is the final step in the constitutional process to appoint a Springbok coach.
Mr Hoskins said that now that the final governance hurdle had been cleared the formal completion of the new coach’s contract and of that of his management team could be completed.
“We are happy to have reached this point and are particularly excited with our final choice,” said Mr Hoskins. Continue reading