Here's the latest news about TV that I read and that you should read too:
- Close confidant dishes to YOU magazine in cover story: "The person you see on TV isn't the real Katlego". (subscription required)
- Monique Muller reveals: Katlego Maboe allegedly infected her with the sexually-transmitted disease (STD) HPV after a trip to the Ukraine sponsored by Lay's Chips for which he was a brand ambassador.
- Monique Muller now has a protection order against Katlego Maboe who isn't allowed to come anywhere close to the Seapoint flat where they lived.
- A week after teasing a teary sit-down, GoBinge interview on YouTube with Monique Muller fails to materialise.
■ BBC orders staffers "not to express personal opinion" on politics, public policy or controversial subjects on social media.
Because of Covid-19 the Disney+ streamer would have had a lot of other new TV series by now ... all delayed.
More Star Wars: The Mandalorian reviews:
- "Even if the story is relatively small in scope, the visuals and effects are huge and spectacular"
■ Fox News (StarSat 261) expands its Fox News International video streaming service to Ireland, Norway, Czech Republic.
■ WATCH: Entertainment Weekly staffers on how American TV will be reshaped by 2020 and challenges that shows might face down the road.
■ CNN International (DStv 401) PR division lashes out at Kirstie Alley in ugly fight over its 2020 American election coverage:
"Kirstie, you are welcome to change the channel – just like countless viewers did every time Veronica’s Closet came on TV."
■ MGM's costly dilemma as it considered selling its No Time to Die James Bond film to video streaming services.
Rosemary "Rosie" Afuwape and "Kachi" Ucheagwu split which means an end to million naira TV wedding: "I don't need a man that is flippant at every slight provocation, behaving like a woman and wants to show me he is a man in a wrong way."
■ More South Africans unimpressed with the SABC's idea of wanting DStv and Netflix subscribers as well as smartphone owners forced to pay SABC TV Licence fees.
■ The South African public broadcaster officially puts out a request for information (RFI) for a company to provide the SABC with an over-the-top video streaming service.
The closing date is 30 November 2020.