ARTICLES RELATING TO TELEVISION

Apple will reportedly make one of the most expensive TV series in history – at R2.3 billion per season – as it prepares to take on Netflix

2019-08-20 21:28

Two seasons of the Apple TV Plus original TV series, "The Morning Show," reportedly costs $300 million – around R4.6 billion in total.

Just how harmful is TV for your health?

2019-07-04 16:32

According to a study, young adults who watch three or more hours of TV a day, and get little exercise, have a greater chance of cognitive issues later on in life.

How do you put limits on your family's screen time?

2019-06-16 18:30

A new approach regarding screen time includes deciding on screen-free areas around the house, time limits on use, what time gadgets need to be turned off – and even where to charge equipment.

From Olivia Pope to Blair Waldorf - these are the 10 most stylish TV series characters

2019-05-03 14:34

You can learn a thing or two about fashion from the most stylish women TV characters. These are the most chic women on television who set trends for years to come.

How the salaries of 'Game of Thrones' actors compare with TV's highest-paid stars

2019-04-17 10:25

Some "Game of Thrones" actors make way more money than their costars, but how do their salaries compare with others in TV?

Apple finally unveils its streaming TV service, Apple TV Plus – with Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg

2019-03-26 02:55

Apple is taking on Amazon and Netflix with its new TV streaming service, and though it didn't show any trailers, it had big-name television creators on stage to talk about exclusive series coming up.

Loyiso Bala appointed Channel Director of TBN in Africa

2019-01-17 10:41

Loyiso says he is honoured and humbled to be granted the opportunity to lead TBN

These five TV series are the most watched in South Africa right now

2018-11-09 06:10

The most-watched show on TV in SA had 9.88 million viewers and yes, it is a soapie.

Relief for Multichoice as Econet abandons pay-TV service

2018-11-02 20:30

Multichoice's rival, Econet Media says its current subscription services and channel offering, Kwese TV, would cease operations at the beginning of November.

Study finds that TV shows promoting the high life make us less empathetic towards poor people

2018-08-07 13:44

These shows often give the impression that achieving wealth and success is not only easily accessible, but also instantaneous.

 

Why the series you binge-watch could affect the next election

2019-07-04 10:24

A recent study reveals that the media we consume has serious psychological consequences. And the poorer the quality of what we watch and read, the more dire the effects

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The 'Game of Thrones' season 8 premiere was pirated 54 million times in 24 hours

2019-04-17 16:05

HBO's "Game of Thrones" final season premiere was the show's most-watched episode ever, but it was also illegally viewed millions of times.

Apple just announced a slew of original TV shows — check them out

2019-03-26 12:35

Apple held a big event on Monday to introduce its new TV streaming service, and a new initiative called Apple TV Plus.

WATCH: NICO MATLALA SPEAKS OUT ON PAPGELD EPISODE

2019-02-13 14:03

Controversial businessman Nico Matla came out Guns Blazing on Instagram after an episode of him was shown on Papgeld.

Netflix's 2019 rally continues with analysts bullish on subscriber growth

2019-01-07 21:30

Netflix rallied on Monday, the stock has not yet had a negative session in 2019.

If things had gone to plan…

2018-11-05 13:00

Twelve years and R10bn later, we are still no closer to migrating South Africa’s television signals from analogue to digital. What appears to be clear, though, is that local consumers will be stuck with the same old choices.

Children drowning in 'digital diet of pizza and sweets'

2018-10-17 05:45

Children are being swamped by the visual equivalent of 'pizza and sweets' in 'a digital Wild Wild West', some of the world's top kids television programme makers have warned.

Netflix just took a jab at DStv in a new advert — here are 4 other times companies trolled each other

2018-07-24 14:05

The new Netflix ad mocked DStv's installation process.

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