M-Net on the end of Isibaya: Times change, and TV is about adapting

Siyabonga Thwala as Mpiyakhe Zungu in Isibaya.

M-Internet on Thursday verified that the Mzansi Magic soapie Isibaya would in truth be coming to an end.

The confirmation arrives immediately after months of speculation that the hit exhibit, which is now in its eighth time, would not be renewed.

“It’s often unhappy when a exhibit that was well-known and cherished ends, as it is the situation with Isibaya. Even so, instances transform, and tv is about adapting,” Nomsa Philiso, channel director for nearby enjoyment channels at M-Internet, said in a assertion to Channel24.

The exhibit, which is established in opposition to the backdrop of the taxi industry and centres close to a century-old feud involving two strong family members, 1st aired on 18 March 2013. 

Isibaya currently airs every single weekday at twenty:thirty on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) and is filmed months in advance. A closing airing date has not nevertheless been verified. 

According to the assertion released by M-Internet, Mzansi Magic is teaming up with Black Brains Productions to convey a manufacturer new telenovela to the channel: “They will be bringing in new articles that is progressive and captivating. In addition, the other thrilling component is the simple fact that this is their 1st telenovela manufacturing.

“It is excellent opportunity for Black Brains to broaden their base and creativity. Our platforms are basically made to support producers to improve and arrive at new frontiers.”

Aspects about the new exhibit has not nevertheless been discovered. 

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