SABC1’s Uzalo To Hit The Screens Again!
SABC’s no1 hit show Uzalo has confirmed that it will be hitting our TV screens again on the 15th of June 2020.
The entertainment industry was hit hard by the national lockdown, which impacted a lot of shows after they were instructed to halt production in the effort to flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic.
The show made an announcement on the 6th of May, that the number one soapie would take a month-long break, starting from Monday, May 11. They took to their Instagram page to release a statement informing over their viewers that the show will go off-air as they did not have “enough material to flight” due to the national lockdown.
The statement went as follows: “’Uzalo’ production officially resumed on Wednesday, May 6. However, ‘Uzalo’ will be off air from Monday, May 11. This is to the national lockdown aimed at combating the global Covid-19 pandemic.
“Production was profoundly impacted by this as it directly resulted in the show not having enough material to flight. It is important to us to ensure that we deliver content that adheres to the covid 19 protocols, safeguarding our active cast, crew and great community.
The show will return to the screen on Monday, June 15. With exciting storylines and captivating twists,” read the statement.
The show also mentioned that they have been implementing set protocols and measures to ensure the health and safety of their cast and crew during production.
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