2014 in South African television

This is a list of South African television-related events in 2014.

List of years in South African television

EventsEdit

  • 6 April – Mandla Hlatshwayo wins season 3 of Big Brother.
  • 18 August – SABC sacks the 16 cast members of its soap, Generations after the actors went on strike following a long-running dispute over their employment contracts.[1]
  • 6 September – Launch of the South African version of The X Factor.
  • 20 September – The Top Billing presenter Jonathan Boynton-Lee and his partner Hayley Bennett-Fraiden win the seventh season of Strictly Come Dancing.
  • 9 November – 14-year-old singer and guitarist Tholwana Mohale wins the fifth season of SA's Got Talent.
  • 23 November – Vincent Bones wins the tenth season of Idols South Africa.
  • 13 December – Four win the first season of The X Factor South Africa.

DebutsEdit

DomesticEdit

  • 2 February - Big Brother (M-Net) (2001-2002, 2014–present)
  • 6 September - The X Factor South Africa (SABC 1) (2014–present)

InternationalEdit

Television showsEdit

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New channelsEdit

Ending this yearEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Generations: Ministers asked to intervene". Independent Online. Independent News and Media. 19 August 2014. Retrieved 21 August 2014.