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Local chefs in the running for $10,000

Local reality television series Battle of the Chefs Harare is proving to be one of the most popular programmes on ZBCtv as people follow the culinary skills of Zimbabwean chefs who are in the running ...Read more

Local chefs in the running for $10,000

11 May 2016 | 2881 Views
Local reality television series Battle of the Chefs Harare is proving to be one of the most popular programmes on ZBCtv as people follow the culinary skills of Zimbabwean chefs who are in the running ...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Montrose Studios upgrade in advanced stage

16 April 2016 | 2673 Views
THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Media, Information and Broadcasting Services has said Zimbabwe is on the verge of achieving universal television and radio coverage due to the ongoing digitali...

by Pamela Shumba

Nicki Minaj to make an appearance on Generations

18 March 2016 | 4109 Views
Rumor has it that Generations: The Legacy lovers will be given a taste of Nicki Minaj's acting talent before the end of this week.The Anaconda hit maker is performing in SA this week and G...

by Staff reporter

UK based Zimbabwean Phil Noble makes a mark in the British Television Shows

14 March 2016 | 2052 Views
Sunday Night 21st February 2016 saw Phil Noble a 39 year old Zimbabwe simultaneously appearing in two British ITV shows Vera & Beowulf, which, incidentally come one after the other on the ITV prog...

by Staff Reporter

Generations script irks Zimbabweans - #ZimBoycottGenerations

04 March 2016 | 9227 Views
THERE is an outcry on social media over the negative portrayal of Zimbabweans on South African soapie Generations the Legacy.In the SABC 1 soapie, a snake called maMlambo and a black cock used...

by Bongani Ndlovu

'Higher than usual DStv price hike expected'

04 February 2016 | 5143 Views
The ongoing weakening of the rand foreshadows a possible bigger price hike this year than usual for South African DStv subscribers as local pay-TV subscribers will have to bear the brunt of the curren...

by Channel24

Zimbabwean comedian launches his new late night show

01 December 2015 | 5409 Views
It appears history was made one more time by Carl Joshua Ncube who didn't pull any punches at his LATE NIGHT show held in Harare this past weekend. The Comedian came out guns blazing unleashing the mo...

by Staff reporter

Eutelsat to speed up Zimbabwe digitisation

23 November 2015 | 3289 Views
ZIMBABWE has signed a three-year deal with a France based satellite provider Eutelsat Communications to speed up the television digitisation process in the country. In a statement, the Broadca...

by Staff reporter

Carl Joshua Ncube becomes the first Zimbabwean on Comedy Central's International Comedy Festival

18 November 2015 | 4318 Views
Great news as trailblazing Zimbabwean comedian Carl Joshua Ncube is set to achieve a major milestone for Zimbabwe comedy as he joins the cast on the BEST OF AFRICA GALA (which includes David Kau, Ndum...

by Staff Reporter

M-Net looking for 20 TV interns

15 November 2015 | 3149 Views
Johannesburg - M-Net's Magic in Motion Academy (MiM Academy) is looking for 20 TV and film graduates who want to do a paid internship at the pay-TV broadcaster in 2016.The 20 will work behind ...

by channel24

TV series 'MacGyver' getting a reboot

06 October 2015 | 3465 Views
The 1980s action series, MacGyver, is reportedly getting a reboot.'Furious 7' director James Wan and original show producer Henry Winkler are said to be part of the project, according to The H...

by Staff Reporter

Let me be! - Acie Lumumba

28 July 2015 | 6577 Views
Harare Youth Council Chairman, Acie Lumumba, has lashed back at his critics stating there is nothing wrong with young people being ambitious and wanting to live the same life that everybody else i...

by TWZ

Tonight With Zororo Ep. 3 - Video

21 July 2015 | 4448 Views
Zororo talks about telling our African Story. He also interviews leading blogging personality, Larry Kwirirai of and finally a performance by Producer/Singer. Squash on the Coca Cola Sound S...

by TWZ

Free TV era ends for Zimbabweans

21 July 2015 | 10994 Views
ZIMBABWEANS will have a number of options to use when paying access fees to enable them to watch television programmes after the migration from analogue to digital transmission is completed. There wi...

by Yoliswa Dube

ZTV under fire over poor content

14 July 2015 | 6238 Views
Independent film producers say cash-strapped ZBC's inability to buy quality local content has forced the national broadcaster to rely on desperate upcoming filmmakers.Speaking at a recent Misa...

by Bernard Chiketo

Tonight with Zororo Season 1 Episode 2 - Video

13 July 2015 | 3456 Views ...

by Staff Reporter

New Reality TV Show: Chilling With the Ncubes

08 July 2015 | 7495 Views
The Ncube's seem to have thrown caution to the wind and embarked on sharing their lives through what seems to be a new reality TV show of sorts called CHILLING WITH THE NCUBES. Asked for comment Carl...

by Kadoma D

DStv adds new channel for Zimbabwe viewers

01 July 2015 | 14133 Views
On Wednesday at 20:00 MultiChoice will launch a new channel, Zambezi Magic (DStv 160) on DStv for viewers in Southern Africa, outside of South Africa to give them access to South Africa's popular s...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe left out of MTV Africa awards

15 June 2015 | 7242 Views
Organisers of the African Music and Theatre Awards have come under fire for failing to disseminate information, a blunder that has seen some African countries including Zimbabwe being excluded fro...

by Staff reporter

DStv to cut off SA subscriptions

23 March 2015 | 12613 Views
Multichoice intends to cut off Digital Satellite Television, (DStv) viewers who pay their subscriptions in South Africa while residing in Zimbabwe.Without specifying the time when this mov...

by Staff reporter

TV channel for Zimbabwe Parly on the cards

24 March 2015 | 8749 Views
A television channel solely dedicated to broadcasting parliament proceedings is set to be introduced when Zimbabwe completes the migration from analogue to digital transmission.Informati...

by Staff reporter

TV Programme Concepts Requirements

03 March 2015 | 4676 Views
Dear independent producers,Thank you for your interest in partnering the national broadcaster as we look ahead to a digital future.Please note that when submitting your programme propo...

by Staff reporter

DStv annual price increase effective 1 April 2015

02 March 2015 | 8128 Views
MultiChoice Africa has announced its annual price increases for DStv which will come into effect from 1 April, with DStv Premium set to cost $81 per month from $77 per month with the lower bouque...

by Mafu Sithabile

'ZBC-tv licencing method to go,' says Professor Moyo

14 February 2015 | 5183 Views
Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has urged independent producers to take advantage of the migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting to co...

by Sijabuliso Ndlovu

Simba Mhere's memorial and funeral will be streamed live

05 February 2015 | 7310 Views
THE  SABC has confirmed that Simba Mhere's memorial service and funeral will both be streamed live on SABC News' and SABC3's YouTube channels.With TV cameras there it makes it very likel...

by Agencies

DStv defends high bouquet prices

04 February 2015 | 4138 Views
Multichoice Zimbabwe says criticism of prices of its DStv bouquets is unjustified as they are among the cheapest in Africa.The digital satellite television company says the cost of DStv bo...

by Staff reporter

Prof Jonathan Moyo says 'Zimbabwe to meet digitisation deadline in June'

27 January 2015 | 3546 Views
INFORMATION, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo yesterday said he had never said the best way to destroy Zanu-PF was from within, saying his statement on reforming the re...

by Farirai Machivenyika

ZBC open to Chinese investors

22 January 2015 | 5982 Views
The successful negotiation of a $280 million network expansion deal signed between Zimbabwe and China last year on behalf of state owned mobile network, NetOne, is expected to open avenues for o...

by Staff reporter

ZBC to add four more channels

18 January 2015 | 9635 Views
NATIONAL broadcaster the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) seems to have risen from the dead.The ongoing cleansing ceremony, instigated by the Ministry of Information, Media and Broad...

by Mtandazo dube

DStv dedicates channel to Afcon

16 January 2015 | 5832 Views
MultiChoice will today activate SuperSport 5 (SS5) on their low tier bouquets - Compact and Compact Plus - to enable all DStv subscribers to witness Africa's biggest sporting spectacle, the 2015 Afric...

by Staff reporter

Generations could be leaving our screens

12 January 2015 | 9126 Views
Just when viewers were starting to get used to Generations: The Legacy, it could be leaving our screens.That's if the 16 actors sacked from Generations last August are successful on Tuesday in...

by City Press

Zimbabweans in the running for $300k prize money

01 December 2014 | 8102 Views
Zimbabwe's Big Brother Hotshots housemates Butterphly and JJ are in the running for the $300 thousand prize money after making it into the finals of this year's reality television show in Johann...

by Staff reporter

Generations returns to TV tonight

01 December 2014 | 5783 Views
Cape Town - What was the biggest show on South African television, Generations, returns to TV screens tonight - with a tarnished legacy, some old faces to make it look familiar and lure viewers back, ...

by Thinus Ferreira I Channel24

Zimbabwe has a good chance at winning BBA Hotshots

27 November 2014 | 4965 Views
As the Big Brother Hotshots show gradually winds up and with the housemates having less than two weeks to impress Africa and get the prize money, certain countries seen to have an edge over others. It...


Re-brand ZBC

25 November 2014 | 4063 Views
Heads have begun to roll at Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) after the suspension of acting chief executive officer Allan Chiweshe and general manager news and current affairs Tazzen Mandizvid...

by Staff reporter

Generations returns

25 November 2014 | 6885 Views
JOHANNESBURG - Less than two weeks to go and all hands are on deck for the return of the "all new" Generations.Producers of the popular soapie have their hands full juggling between auditions...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe's Butterphly survives BBA eviction

10 November 2014 | 4613 Views
Two country votes saved ZBC's Power FM DJ and Zimbabwean housemate, Tariro Mharapara, also known as DJ Butterphly from eviction from the Big Brother Hotshots on Sunday night.Butterphly's fifth...

by Staff reporter

Zim Big Brother Africa rep up for eviction

05 November 2014 | 6617 Views
AFTER being on honeymoon for the past four weeks, Butterphly's holiday is finally over as she has been put up for possible eviction from the Big Brother Africa (BBA) Hotshots game - a move which will ...

by Melissa Mpofu

Zim dancer booted out of UK show

03 November 2014 | 8732 Views
HARARE-born former rugby star Thom Evans and his professional dancer partner Iveta Lukosiute were this weekend booted out of the Strictly Come Dancing.The former professional rugby player ...

by Showbiz Reporter

Zimbabwe's JJ survives Big Brother Africa eviction... again

27 October 2014 | 4091 Views
Zimbabwe's two housemates JJ and Butterphly survived eviction from the Big Brother Hotshots over the weekend and will now cruise into the fourth week as they are both immune from nomination after ...

by Staff reporter

Carl Joshua Ncube to star in game show

23 October 2014 | 2443 Views
Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube will warm up for his tour of Australia early next month by taking part in Bang Bang Game Show at Alliance Francaise tomorrow before hosting a farewell party at the Book ...

by Staff reporter

Zim representative in the Big Brother Africa survives eviction

20 October 2014 | 4855 Views
Zimbabwean representative in the Big Brother Africa Hotshots "JJ" Jerome Arab has survived the second week of evictions in the house.The guitar player and actor was part of the nine housem...

by Staff reporter

Grace Mugabe's political comedy takes ZTV hostage

20 October 2014 | 11115 Views
For the past two weeks, Zimbabweans watched free comedy live on the public television station, ZBC-TV as First Lady Grace Mugabe starred in the political drama, "Meet the People" that was shot in the ...

by Staff reporter

Zim's JJ faces BBA eviction

14 October 2014 | 4261 Views
ZIMBABWEAN Big Brother Hotshots housemate JJ is on the hit list again as his name received the second highest nominations for possible eviction with compatriot Butterphly on the other hand safe....

by Showbiz reporter

Mujuru commends Zim film makers

06 October 2014 | 4232 Views
Vice President Joice Mujuru yesterday applauded Zimbabwean filmmakers for taking the lead in telling the true African story from an African perspective saying the film will ensure a larger share of ...

by Staff reporter

Muvhango actors threaten to go on strike

05 October 2014 | 4820 Views
According to Sunday Sun, Muvhango actors have not been paid this month and they are now actors are apparently planning to down tools if they are not paid this week.A leading Muvhango actor, wh...

by Staff reporter

Parliament TV Channel in pipeline

28 September 2014 | 3068 Views
PARLIAMENTARY debates might soon be streamed in live on a new channel dedicated to legislative business if the country goes digital by 2015, Media, Information and Broadcasting Services deputy minist...

by Staff reporter

Mfundi Vundla writes out fired Generations cast members

25 September 2014 | 7979 Views
GENERATIONS has started writing out fired actors and actresses from its script with key characters, Dineo and Nicholas being the latest characters to be eliminated from the soapie. In Tuesday'...

by Bongani Ndlovu

The Vickie Storm Show donates PC to the Ian Henney foundation

23 September 2014 | 4286 Views
The Vickie Storm Show which is fast becoming very influential in the Zimbabwean Diaspora has donated a desktop personal computer to the Ian Henney Foundation LIVE on TV. Ian Henney is a well recog...

by Staff Reporter

Big Brother Africa reveals Zimbabwe's second representative

23 September 2014 | 7358 Views
WITH 12 days left before the start of Big Brother Hotshots, the popular reality show yesterday revealed Zimbabwe's second representative as JJ from last year's edition The Chase.Big Brother Ho...

by Bongani Ndlovu

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