Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Today's interesting TV stories to read from TV with Thinus - 11 March 2015

Kevin Spacey from House of Cards on M-Net to narrate new CNN series, Race to the White House
Six part documentary series will be shown on CNN International (DStv 401) in 2016.

2nd edition of the SABC's EVOKE digital magazine is out since it launched in November 2014
No word or announcement from the SABC, but "Bonangza!" shouts the new cover with Bonang Matheba. The 40 page digimag also catches up with famous SABC faces and profiles some new SABC kids on the block.

SABC says lying Ellen Tshabalala won't have to pay back the R1,3 million she got
Acting SABC chairperson Mbulaheni Maghuve says she "rightfully earned the money".

Kelly Osbourne talks about her exit from E! Entertainment's (DStv124) Fashion Police
Appears on her mom Sharon Osbourne's talk show The Talk.

No shortlist yet of candidates to become the SABC's permanent new chairperson
Interviews supposed to start in just 2 weeks in parliament to find the replacement for the lying Ellen Tshabalala who left.

Game of Thrones is safe
Police foil a plot to bomb Game of Thrones set in Ireland.

CSI breaks the Guiness World Record with global episode
The introductory episode to set up CSI Cyber which was also shown on M-Net last week, now holds the record for largest TV drama simulcast of all time.

Charlie Sheen lashes out (one last time?) at Chuck Lorre
Vents over the series finale of Two and a Half Men.

History (DStv 186) will be doing new doccie series on America's armed forces
The 8 episodes will follow the men and women of the US Special Forces and the "triumphs and tragedies of the modern battleground".

Man threatens to shoot his neighbours because their TV is too loud
Upset over TV volume, he goes to their door armed with a shotgun.