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16 October 2018 12:58 PM Inbetweeners star says the show wouldn’t be well received today because ‘it seems to be cool to be offended’

Cape Town - It has been over a decade since popular British show, The Inbetweeners, first aired and one of its stars - James Buckley - thinks it wouldn’t be as well received today. In an interview published on Monday, Buckley – who played Jay on the comedy series - told Digital Spy that "it seems to be cool at the moment to be offended" adding “it's killing 25

16 October 2018 7:59 AM SA to get it's own Ugly Betty remake

Cape Town – The popular ABC comedy drama Ugly Betty is getting a South African remake. Variety reports that local production company Known Associates Entertainment (Keeping Score, Hustle) has acquired the option from RCN who owns the rights of the show. The deal was announced at Mipcom – an annual entertainment content market. Known Associates chairman 39

05 October 2018 4:01 AM Jimmy Kimmel to open comedy club in Las Vegas in 2019

Los Angeles - Jimmy Kimmel will see a dream come true when he opens a comedy club next spring in Las Vegas where he will make regular appearances and give up-and-coming comics a chance to hone their talents. The late-night talk show host joined casino giant Caesars Entertainment in announcing plans on Wednesday for the newest comedy club in Sin City. Kimmel 61

19 September 2018 7:21 AM Record low viewership for 2018 Emmy Awards

New York — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just under 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years. The show reached virtually identical audiences of 11.4 million each of the last two years, the Nielsen company said. The further fragmentation of television undoubtedly plays a role in audience 87

18 September 2018 6:57 AM Creepy character from Atlanta appears in crowd at Emmys

Los Angeles — A creepy, whiteface character from the FX hit series Atlanta has been seated in the front row and taking selfies at the Emmy Awards. Teddy Perkins appeared Monday night at the Microsoft Theatre in the same attire as worn on the comedy-drama on the show, sporting red velvet dinner jacket, heavy white makeup, prosthetics and a bob cut wig. The character 29

11 September 2018 10:58 AM The trailer for Trevor Noah's SA comedy special is out and it's wild!

Cape Town – Remember when Trevor Noah visited South Africa earlier this year to film a comedy special? (Read more here) Trevor Noah presents NationWild, a 13-part comedy showcase, will be available on Showmax this Heritage Day, 24 September 2018. Each episode features a short introductory set by Trevor as the host, an interview with the featured comedian 37

10 September 2018 10:04 AM PICS: Trevor Noah hangs with Kevin Hart at the US Open

Johannesburg – We can only imagine the laughs that were shared when comedians Trevor Noah and Kevin Hart met up this weekend. The stars were two of many who attended the US Open final on Saturday to see Serena Williams take on Naomi Osaka. Sharing pics of himself and Kevin at the event, Trevor wrote: “He might be little in real life but I consider him one of my big brothers 68

06 September 2018 7:00 PM WATCH: John Krasinski’s abs are real and here’s a video to prove it

Cape Town – John Krasinski and Stephen Colbert made a terribly fake action skit but watching it will be worth your while. From average but lovable Jim to ripped sexy action guy Jack Ryan, John Krasinski has definitely come a long way. While promoting his new Amazon Prime show, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, the A Quiet Place director had to prove that he is just more than just a comedy 33

04 September 2018 1:02 PM MultiChoice adds OUTtv pop-up channel

Cape Town – The gay-focused OUTtv channel aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQI+) community is coming to South Africa as a month-long pop-up TV channel on MultiChoice's DStv from 4 October to 4 November. OUTtv, available in Canada, New Zealand and across Europe, will be added to MultiChoice's DStv satellite pay-TV platform and will show programming 83

23 August 2018 9:43 AM The enchanting Shakespeare in Love is back at the Fugard by popular demand

Cape Town – If you missed out on the opportunity to see the South African production of Shakespeare in Love on stage, you’re in luck. Back by popular demand the award-winning production returns to the Fugard Theatre in the Mother City. The show, written by Lee Hall and adapted from the Academy Award-winning (1999) screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman 29