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Get ready to relive three of television’s most popular series of all time when True Movies (DStv Channel 138) goesBehind The Camera with the gripping unauthorised stories of Charlie’s Angels, the rise to stardom of the late Robin Williams in Mork and Mindy and the drama behind Diff’rent Strokes.

Charlie’s Angels became an instant cultural phenomenon and shot to the top of the ratings after premiering in 1976. It made overnight stars of its original crime-fighting “Angels”, Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith and the trio made the cover of Time magazine that year. It went on to spawn two hit feature films of the same name.

However as Behind The Camera The Unauthorized Story of Charlie’s Angels (True Movies, Monday March 28 at 20h45) reveals all was not plain sailing. The show’s original title was Alley Cats; Farah Fawcett-Majors, then the loving wife of Six Million Dollar Man star Lee Majors took the role for a laugh while John Forsythe became the unseen Charlie as a last-minute replacement after a big-name star showed up drunk. Continue reading

DHL Stormers Head Coach Robbie Fleck has made four changes and a positional switch in the starting XV to face the Cell C Sharks at DHL Newlands.

There is just one injury-enforced change to the backline, with Kurt Coleman stepping up at flyhalf in the absence of Rob du Preez who has been ruled out for up to 12 weeks with a knee injury. This means that the talented Jean-Luc du Plessis could make his Vodacom Super Rugby debut if he comes off the bench to replace Coleman.

In the front row props JC Janse van Rensburg and Frans Malherbe get their first opportunity to start this season, with Oli Kebble and Vincent Koch taking their respective places on the replacements bench.

Siya Kolisi will also get his first start of the Vodacom Super Rugby season, with Schalk Burger taking the No.8 jersey and Nizaam Carr moving to No.6 in place of Sikhumbuzo Notshe who is set for an impact role off the bench. Continue reading

PARIS, March 9, 2016 – All Blacks hero Dan Carter, a Nominee for the 2016 Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award, reveals in an exclusive interview with that he was persuaded to carry on playing, when he was considering retiring ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

In the interview, which is available for media use, Carter says: “Though not many people noticed, I was pretty close to retiring from the game, but through friends and family, coaches and team-mates, they gave me a lot of confidence to stick at it and give it one more crack.”

He became the star of the All Blacks team which won back-to-back Rugby World Cups and which has now been nominated for the Laureus World Team of the Year Award. In the interview, Carter also talks about his new career with Racing 92 in France. Among his comments are: Continue reading

Easter may be coming a little earlier in 2016, but don’t let that drive you ‘hopping’ mad. Woolworths has a diverse range of chocolate and candy-coated treats that will not only ensure the Easter Bunny is well-prepared, but everyone’s favourite chocolate-filled holiday has never tasted so good!

If you’re finding those go-to giant eggs are just a little too large to hide under the TV cabinet, Woolworths will cater for your every chocolate need, offering a range of mini candy coated milk chocolate eggs… all the better to fit into more conspicuous hiding places.

For early risers who can’t wait for the dawn of the day, a glow in the dark Easter egg kit will allow kiddies’ inner detectives to shine through, but—even better—will let mum and dad stay peacefully asleep until a reasonable hour.

If the Easter Bunny is feeling particularly fancy and fabulous this year, Woolworths sparkling glitter eggs are an ideal egg choice. Or if everyone’s giant, floppy-eared friend has been spectacularly generous and your children are scrambling to hold their bundles, check out Woolworths’ new range of super cute Easter egg hunt bags! Continue reading

Programme:           Top Actor Africa
Channel:                 BET (DStv channel 129)
Date:                       Tuesday 15 March

Episode:                3
Time:                       19:30

This week on Top Actor Africa, our 12 contestants are thrown two curve balls. Misreading the mini challenge instructions and struggling to learn their lines, they put themselves in a deadly predicament…

The pressure continues to increase when they get to a real life soapie set, complete with a director, cameras, sound, lights, sets and soap star Nolly Nolz as a guest judge. Continue reading

Blackrock Casino hosted two unforgettable nights of entertainment with local comedian Simphiwe Shembe on Friday, 4 March 2016 and Saturday, 5 March 2016.

Titled, the “Simphiwe Shembe Comedy Connection”, guests were treated to a show to remember with laughter and side-splitting hilarity as Shembe laid on his unique wit and characteristic humour.

Shembe  effortlessly headlined the show with comicality and charm,  and was supported by a score of other home-grown funny men such as Tsoro, Sifiso Nene, Syanda Maphumulo, Amawele Asechesterville, and Skhumba Hlophe just to name a few.

“It’s always amazing to see our local comedians rocking the stage and telling stories that only we as South Africans can relate to.” says Blackrock Casino Marketing Manager, Veneshrie Chetty.

TEXTLESS KEY ART ©2003 CBS Worldwide Inc. All Rights ReservedOscar winner Susan Sarandon says the true story of Dr Jerri Nielsen struck a chord with her.

Sarandon takes the role of the doctor, whose battle with breast cancer while working at a research station in Antarctica made headlines around the world, in Ice Bound, to be aired on True Movies (DSTV Channel 138) on Friday, March 11 at 20h45.
“I had huge empathy with Jerri who faced the ravages of a life-threatening disease in a remote location,” she said, revealing that she had her own breast cancer scare a number of years ago.

As the only doctor at the research station, Nielson had to diagnose herself and then work out her medical options. What she couldn’t do was fly to the nearest surgeon because the station was closed for nine months to incoming and outgoing traffic. And at one point, she seriously considered operating on herself.
Playing Nielsen, a strong woman who wanted a new adventure and was trying to escape an unhappy past, was appealing to Sarandon. Continue reading

Adding a touch of class with a dash of style to Golden Valley’s March entertainment lineup are all male singing trio, The Black Ties. They hit the stage in grandiose fashion at Winners Sports Bar on 18 March 2016.

Starring Chad Saaiman, Keeno Lee and Lloyd Janson, The Black Ties are entertaining, charming and above all, fun. One of South Africa’s most sought after cover bands, the trio will perform           a spectacular selection of toe tapping songs by well known artists, from Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and Lionel Richie to the likes of Sam Smith, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams.

Always styled to perfection and dressed to the nines, The Black Ties are a class act with a penchant for old world charm while acknowledging contemporary trends.  They have promised an evening of superlative entertainment that will have the audience singing and swaying along.

Their show at Golden Valley will start at 21h00 and entrance is R120 per person. Tickets can be bought at the Golden Valley Cash Desk. No under 18’s allowed. Most Valued Guest discounts apply. For more information contact 023 348 7200.





Johannesburg/Lagos, 8 March 2016: MTV today revealed the nominees for the “2016 MTV Movie Awards” setting the stage for the 25th anniversary of the ultimate celebration of blockbuster movies and the fans who love them. Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton scored nominations for “Movie of the Year,” with Star Wars: The Force Awakens garnering the most nominations (11) for a franchise. Continue reading

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