President Cyril Ramaphosa has ordered e.tv to temporarily cancel the filming of daily soapies and dramas at Sasani Studios, for a national lockdown from midnight on Thursday.
The local dramas and soapies including “Scandal!”, “Rhythm City” and “Imbewu: The Seed”, which brings together the nation for prime time viewing on weeknights, has been brought to a halt due to the announcement from president Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday.
In a statement from e.tv managing director, Marlon Davids, he said that production companies will not be filming during the lockdown, but the shows will continue to air during this time.
Aside from the soapies and dramas, e.tv has added documentaries to their lineup which will keep viewers entertained during the lockdown.
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