Thursday, September 21, 2017

DAILY TV NEWS ROUND-UP. Today's interesting TV stories to read from TVwithThinus - 21 September 2017.

Here's the latest news about TV that I read, and that you should too:

■ Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin is getting his own weekend anchoring show on MSNBC (StarSat 263).
His show will be followed by yet another new MSNBC weekend show with Kasie Hunt as the anchor.

■ Leslie Moonves says CBS and CBS News is talking about what to do with the CBS Evening News.
South African and African viewers can still see it on Sky News (DStv 402).

■ Firefly at 15 years: The cast shares their oral history about the short-lived science fiction show.

■ Manga Nawa-Mukena (37), MultiChoice Namibia's former marketing manager back in court for fraud case. 
After she made MultiChoice Namibia pay N$2 million (R2 million) over a period of 4 years into her bank account that appeared on invoices, Manga Nawa-Mukena is back in court for a 4th appearance.
The lovely Manga denied guilt on charges of fraud and forgery.
She handed in the invoices, but claims she doesn't know how her bank account details ended up on the 80 falsified invoices. She will appear in court again on 17 November.

■ Stephen Colbert slams Donald Trump over the American president's obsession with the Emmys and ratings.

■ Sabrina the Teenage Witch is following Archie as a live-action TV teen drama series.
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will be a dark horror show designed to serve as a companion series to Riverdale that is seen on

■ After winning big with The Handmaid's Tale at the 2017 Emmys, Hulu is pumping another $2.5billion into making more TV series.
Will launch another 7 new original TV series within the next 6 to 9 months.

■ A 5th Game of Thrones prequel drama series is being developed and could possibly make it to television.

■ Research finds 59% of TV companies are unprepared and unequipped for advanced TV.

■ Netflix's success only makes it burn through more and more money.
Spending cash on original content is to blame for Netflix's growing debt, and it's not going to stop until Netflix's user growth stops.