Thursday, August 5, 2021
Discovery Inc. pulls all of its TV channels from StarTimes in Africa and StarSat in South Africa in unresolved contract conflict.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
TV CRITIC's NOTEBOOK. 'Let them eat designer cake': A tone-deaf SABC at 85: How a masks-off, cash-strapped public broadcaster ate, drank and partied up a storm in Covid like it's 1999.
Somizi Mhlongo out at SABC's Metro FM after serious allegations of violent physical abuse, Idols role on M-Net's Mzansi Magic in jeopardy.
The SABC finally responds (without answering questions) about SABC1's latest wrong Generations content and the channel's ongoing problem to get its primetime playout right: 'Thanks for tuning in?'
MultiChoice's Showmax once again make an unsubstantiated viewership record claim, this time for Devilsdorp - here's what Showmax and some other streamers don't want to tell and don't want you to know.
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
FOX News fires Andrew Napolitano as on-air analyst after male producer accused him of stroking his arm in an elevator while making sexually suggestive comments.
A 'zero tolerance' policy for sexual misconduct preached by Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott is 'a fraud,' Fawcett says.
"Sexual harassment, sex discrimination and racial discrimination are still tolerated at FOX and Suzanne Scott and her executive team will bend over backwards to protect such behaviour," the lawsuit states.
FOX News says that the additional allegations in John Fawcett's lawsuit are "completely baseless and nothing more than a desperate attempt at a payday by trying the case in the court of public opinion as the complaint does not meet the standards of the law. We will defend the matter vigorously in court".
MultiChoice's DStv hit by unexplained outage because of 'system issue' as DStv subscribers fume over lack of communication: 'It's almost 2 hours now'.
The Home Channel adds The Property Game with Koketso Sylvia Milosevic as a new local weekly series looking at South Africa's property investment market.