Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The low-rated transgender reality show, I Am Cait, with Caitlyn Jenner on E! Entertainment cancelled after just 2 seasons.

The low-rated reality show I Am Cait on E! Entertainment (DStv 124) following the transgender journey of Caitlyn Jenner and produced by Bunim/Murray Productions has been cancelled after just two seasons.

Caitlyn Jenner will return to the original franchise, Keeping Up with the Kardashians where she formerly appeared as the dad Bruce Jenner.

"We are incredibly proud of the two seasons of I Am Cait, a groundbreaking docu-series that sparked an important and unprecedented global conversation about transgender people, their struggles and triumphs," says E! Entertainment in a statement announcing the cancellation.

"Caitlyn and E! have mutually decided not to move forward with another season at this time.  She will always remain a part of the E! family, and we look forward to continue following her journey as she appears on Keeping Up with the Kardashians".

In May MultiChoice and NBCUniversal International Networks decided to censor and take away the show for all African viewers by removing all remaining episodes of the second season of I Am Cait from E! Entertainment's single African channel feed on DStv, following complaints by Nigerians.

MultiChoice and NBCUniversal International Networks' censorship move, taken on Africa Day - the second such shocking "one size must fit all" censorship move specifically around a show with a transgender theme - has set a dangerous and growing precedent around what television material MultiChoice in Africa and its channel partners don't want and won't show its paying DStv subscribers.

Caitlyn Jenner will appear in the upcoming third season of the transgender drama series from Amazon, Transparent, that is being shown by M-Net on the M-Net Edge (DStv 102) channel throughout Africa.