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Thursday, June 11, 2015

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


A beautiful article about how network TV is dying ...
but how everyone seemed to have forgotten to actually tell network TV in America that.

1 162 people complain about Sky News' bitchy Kay Burley.
Viewers complain to the British broadcasting regulator over rude Kay Burley interview.

The real reason why people hate pay-TV operators (and cellphone companies).
Because they're middle men.

MultiChoice Nigeria assures over content and service.
After the controversial court case of MultiChoice's drastic price hike which the court threw out, the pay-TV operator wants to start repairing some of the damage to its public image.

The SABC is a caricature of a public broadcaster.
Commentator Eusebius McKaiser says the SABC has become a "useless state broadcaster" more than anything else.

How hiring works at the SABC.
Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola's hilarious satirical sketch about employment at the SABC.

Nonn Botha angry after SABC removed her.
Was yanked off the air two months ago; didn't even yet get any formal letter or email telling her she's removed from the airwaves.

New American reality TV low with NBC and Discovery's Bear Grylls.
In The Island a constipated contestant has to dig poo out of his butt - kilograms of crab, bark and coconut on national television.

Oprah Winfrey's OWN scraps plans for the reality show about the man with 34 children.
Tasteless trash-television of man who has 34 kids with 17 women "won't be moving forward".