Friday, March 27, 2015

Today's interesting TV stories to read from TV with Thinus - 27 March 2015.

Vikings renewed for a 4th season.
The MGM Television distributed historical drama shown on History (DStv 186) in America and the UK but on M-Net Edge (DStv 102) in South Africa and Africa gets another season with an unspecified number of episodes.

SABC blackout of South Africa's national soccer team lamented.
Soccer expert and former SABC soccer commentator Mark Gleeson remembers a time when the South African public broadcaster which didn't show Wednesday's Bafana Bafana match in Swaziland used to show all the national soccer team matches.

SABC1's Selimathunzi is done with Zizo Beda.
Zizo Beda done after 7 years with Siphesihle Vazi taking over.

Two Al Jazeera (DStv 406) journalists detained in Nigeria.
The properly accredited Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa detained by Nigeria's military since Tuesday and their camera equipment confiscated ahead of Nigeria's general elections on Saturday.

The fired Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear on BBC Entertainment (DStv 120) was trouble from the start.
Former BBC Top Gear editor Tom Ross reveals he got calls as far back as 1987 about things Jeremy Clarkson had said, and he explain how Top Gear can survive without Jeremy Clarkson.