Axed Generations actors to file court papers

2015-01-13 11:35

Lawyers representing 16 actors who were axed from SABC1 soap opera Generations will file a court application to halt a new version of the show.

Generations: The Legacy 5 - 23 January

2015-01-05 11:44

Tshidi says an emotional goodbye to their hostage and Namhla is ordered to beg for her life.

Fired cast goes to high court to end ‘new’ Generations

2014-12-12 16:45

The fired Generations cast are now taking to the high court with help from a former SABC CEO and demanding that the SABC stop broadcasting the "new" Generations.

Generations debut underwhelms with 7.5 million viewers

2014-12-05 16:20

The ratings are in and the debut episode of the 'new' Generations The Legacy on SABC1 on Monday night managed to pull an underwhelming 7.5 million viewers

Calls to boycott new Generations after first episode is aired

2014-12-02 15:20

As viewers and critics panned SABC1's reset primetime soap Generations The Legacy, the National Freedom Party Youth Movement is urging for a viewer boycott.

Vavi tried to intervene in soapie actors’ spat, says Vundla

2014-12-01 17:00

Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi tried to intervene in a spat between actors and the founder of soap opera Generations, the Sunday Times reported.

SABC says Generations cast list not final

2014-11-04 15:13

The supposed "cast list" for the new Generations which was "revealed" this weekend by a tabloid is not official, the public broadcaster has said.

Generations break will cost SABC R140m

2014-10-05 13:45

The SABC is set to lose more than R140m after putting its biggest soapie, Generations, on ice for two months.

This is what would've happened next on Generations

2014-10-02 10:01

While plotted, outlined and written for October, the ongoing stories of the characters of SABC1's Generations was never filmed following the firing of the principal cast.

Isidingo 29 September - 10 October

2014-09-29 11:15

Frank risks his son’s reputation, and Lincoln finally decides on a course of action.

Vavi tells actors not to audition for Generations

2014-09-15 15:07

Actors thinking of replacing the 16 who were fired from local soapie Generations should not consider it, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has said.

Generations 1 - 12 September

2014-09-01 11:59

Dineo is in a bad state, and Ruby is stunned when she gets a call from Dineo.

Generations saga paints empty future

2014-08-27 07:34

Firing of actors by employers paints an empty future for students who are pursuing drama after matric.

SABC wants less Afrikaans in 7de Laan

2014-08-25 08:58

The Afrikaans dialogue on 7de Laan will be cut to accommodate more English and other indigenous languages.

9 ways Generations can work everyone getting fired into plot

2014-08-20 13:00

So the SABC and MMSV productions have decided to give the principal cast of the popular soap the boot, but how will it affect the course of the show? We have a few suggestions.

The entire cast of Generations has been fired – will you keep watching?

2014-08-19 10:27

In a completely unprecedented move, the production company making one of the most-loved SA soapies, has fired their entire cast. Yet, they have assured viewers that the show will go on.

Generations producer: The soap will go on with or without these people

2014-08-19 08:38

"There were other actors before and there will be other actors in the future. Generations will go on," executive producer of the soap, Mfundi Vundla, has said.

Shock as Generations cast fired

2014-08-18 19:24

Drama and shock has engulfed the SABC yet again as the public broadcaster's production company responsible for making Generations fired the entire striking cast.


Generations: The Legacy 22 December - 2 January

2014-12-22 10:42

Karabo arrives back home unexpectedly, and Mazwi won’t back down until the Morokas apologise.

Generations: The Legacy 9 - 19 December

2014-12-09 13:10

Lucy ignores her daughter’s cries and Tshidi proves what a master manipulator she is.

4 things you need to know about the new Generations

2014-12-02 08:21

After an absence of two months Generations returned to TV screens last night. Here's what you need to know about the new show!

Meet the new cast members of Generations

2014-11-03 14:38

The new Generations cast will be made up of nine new actors and five well-known faces who are returning to the soapie.

SABC to ‘take a knock’ with Generations off air, says Mfundi Vundla

2014-10-01 13:13

Generations producer Mfundi Vundla has warned that the SABC "will take a knock in regard to audiences" but that the production plans to fight back to regain viewer's loyalty and trust.

Generations 29 and 30 September

2014-09-29 11:07

These are the last teasers for the show until production resumes.

Generations 15 - 26 September

2014-09-15 09:13

Nicholas gets the shock of his life, and Kenneth realises Ruby is suspicious of him.

Boycott Generations says Cosatu

2014-09-10 08:00

Cosatu has launched a television boycott of Generations asking all South African viewers to stop watching the soapie on the SABC1 channel for a week.

Generations boss hits US jazz clubs

2014-08-31 16:02

While the axed Generations actors are contemplating what will become of their careers, the creator of the soapie will be holidaying in the US, hopping from one jazz club to the next.

Could the Generations drama finally be over?

2014-08-26 09:22

The SABC and axed Generations actors will find a common solution leading to the actors returning to work, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has said.

SABC, Generations face growing backlash from celebs

2014-08-20 13:52

An angry backlash is growing against the SABC and the Generations producers from South African actors and celebrities.

Firing actors a sign of arrogance says union

2014-08-19 18:00

The decision to fire Generations actors who went on strike was a sign of 'arrogance' by the soapie's management, says the Creative Workers Union of SA (Cwusa).

9 ways Generations can work everyone getting fired into plot

2014-08-19 12:11

So the SABC and MMSV productions have decided to give the principal cast of the popular soap the boot, but how will it affect the course of the show? We have a few suggestions.

Generations shocker has ‘devastating’ impact on local TV industry

2014-08-19 09:59

The SOS Coalition, a civil society pressure group for public broadcasting, is shocked by the SABC’s decision to fire the striking cast of Generations.

Striking Generations stars fired

2014-08-18 18:53

Striking Generations stars have been fired with immediate effect, after they failed to return to the set, according to reports.

Striking Generations cast: No dignity on SABC’s most popular show

2014-08-18 15:38

The SABC's striking Generations cast has told Channel24 that "there's little dignity in being associated with Africa's most popular TV drama".

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