| Tonight’s TV has a trove of novel local reveals

DiepCity (Photo: Mzansi Magic)

DiepCity (Photo: Mzansi Magic)

Television brims with value-contemporary local TV reveals starting on Monday, 5 April – making it mighty more subtle for viewers to steal what to behold where next.


uBettina Wethu, South Africa’s local adaptation of Grotesque Betty, makes its debut on SABC1, whereas SABC3 opens the gates to its contemporary local soap, The Estate.

There is a contemporary timeslot for the public broadcaster’s English TV knowledge bulletin on SABC3 that can now compete with, whereas DiepCity starts as Isibaya’s replacement on Mzansi Magic.


Then there might be furthermore the commence of The Spot as a contemporary drama sequence starring and produced by Sello Maake Ka-Ncube.

The Estate, SABC3, 19: 00

This contemporary locally produced soap is the newly cemented cornerstone from which the public broadcaster’s struggling TV channel is starting to rebuild its primetime line-up.

The Estate is produced by Clive Morris Productions.


The impress will address land and identification, corruption, patronage, money (extinct and contemporary), energy, class and equality, all told through a colourful mix of South African families. Monday’s first episode is an hour-long premiere episode, followed by half of-hour weekday episodes.

eBettina Wethu, SABC, 19: 30

Farieda Metsileng stars within the lead function as Bettina Sikhakane within the South African adaptation of Colombia’s Yo Soy Bety La Fea.


The telenovela, produced by Known Mates Entertainment, will air on SABC1 and the VIU streaming carrier and must find three episodes per week from Mondays to Wednesdays.

News @ 8, SABC3, 20: 00

A up to date TV knowledge warfare is brewing from tonight with SABC3 that is taking’s knowledge offering head-on and is transferring its fundamental TV knowledge bulletins from 21: 00 on weekdays to 20: 00, as we direct reverse News. On weekends SABC3 will now broadcast the public broadcaster’s fundamental English TV knowledge bulletin at 18: 00.

The Spot, Mzansi Magic (DStv 161), 20: 00

Taproots Media produces this contemporary drama sequence from Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, who furthermore stars because the character of Fix within the impress.


The Spot revolves around the backstabbing and scheming between four staff who all as we direct change into petrol save of residing shareholders. Don (Owen Sejake) leaves his petrol save of residing to his four staff, who all commence playing starvation video games to accomplish modify as personalities conflict. Sphamandla Dhludhlu is Caesar; a younger man obvious to secret agent the alternate be triumphant to crimson meat up his existence and strengthen his father who uses a wheelchair, Themba (Ernest Ndlovu).


Meanwhile, Diliza (Aubrey Mmakola) threatens to gain modify of the save of residing and bustle it to the bottom. Will the husband and wife personnel of Cynthia (Lerato Mvelase) and Fix, alongside with Caesar and Sli (Sibulele Gcilitshana) be in a position to discontinuance Diliza?

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The Spot. (Photo: Mzansi Magic)

DiepCity, Mzansi Magic (DStv 161), 20: 30

DiepCity is the contemporary local telenovela replacing Isibaya, exploring the struggles of 4 younger females forced into lives of crime to outlive.


The miniature-time home burglar Nox (Nozuko Ncayiyane) sees her world shattered after her youthful brother Sibusiso (Tshiamo Molobi) is fatally shot all over a home theft that he used to be by no methodology supposed to be fragment of, and that used to be region up by the safety guard Elliot (Mduduzi Mabaso).


After a stint in penal advanced, Nox returns home where her alcoholic father Bonga (Hamilton Dlamini) lost his job and where her mother Thandiwe (Morning time Thandeka King), who works as a home worker, refuses to forgive her for her brother’s death.

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