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Mzansi Magic's DiepCity' gets cancelled after two years

18/08/2022

Mzansi Magic's DiepCity' gets cancelled after two yearsBlack Brain Pictures has announced that their popular telenovela DiepCity' which aired on Mzansi Magic for two years is cancelled.

by Rae Seleme

18-08-2022 13:02

in Soapies

DiepCity' actress Lebohang Mpyana as Khelina. Image via Twitter @LebohangLettie

Black Brain Pictures' creative director Mandla N has confirmed that their award-winning telenovela DiepCity which replaced Isibaya two years ago has been cancelled by Mzansi Magic.

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Khelina and Pastor Charleston took us to church on a Thursday #DiepCityMzansi #diepcity pic.twitter.com/D8EGI8Z7NQ

diepcity (@DiepCityMzansi) August 4, 2022

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DIEPCITY HAS BEEN A HIT' Actor Mandla N, who's also the creative director for Black Brain Pictures told Daily Sun that the Mzansi Magic telenovela DiepCity has been a hit on South African television and introduced audiences to unique characters who have resonated strongly with fans.

DiepCity fans have played a big role in the success of the show over the past two years, and we are thankful for their support.

The production company also released a statement which reveals that the show was envisioned for two years and the contract has ended.

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A deliberate and strategic move by Mzansi Magic, to offer viewers a dynamic show that would keep them glued to their screens and secure that slot.

Executive producer Mpumelelo Nhlapo also said the production company has a slew of new and exciting shows in the pipeline that they're developing with their broadcast partners and that they can't wait to share them with viewers.

The cancelled telenovela received nine nominations at this year's South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs).

Kunjani Makunje!!#DiepCityMzansi #diepcity pic.twitter.com/HMf7KccmDn

diepcity (@DiepCityMzansi) August 17, 2022

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OTHER CANCELLED TELENOVELA'S DiepCity is the third DStv telenovela to get cancelled this year after The Queen and Lingashoni.

Mzansi Magic pulled the plug on The Queen after six seasons and Lingashoni after one season.

The show which is produced by Ferguson Films will come to an end in January 2023, while Lingashoni will end in March 2023 according to Phil Mphela.

E.tv also confirmed that it has cancelled its medical drama series Durban Gen and the show will reportedly air for the last time in January 2023.

Local Entertainment Channels have announced Mzansi Magic's The Queen and 1Magic's Lingashoni final seasons are ending in March 2023.

The Queen producers, Ferguson Films will shoot season seven of the show which will premiere in July 2022, and viewers will continue to enjoy the telenovela on their screens until its final episode airs on 13 January 2023.

One thing about the wrong turns get things done. Whether good or bad.#DiepCityMzansi #diepcity pic.twitter.com/rcm5AowxXT

diepcity (@DiepCityMzansi) August 8, 2022

ALSO READ:CANCELLED: The Queen' comes to an end after six seasons on TV

Mgedeza is coming out this week!!

Don t miss out.#DiepCityMzansi#diepcity pic.twitter.com/PD3XmTRGh4

diepcity (@DiepCityMzansi) August 8, 2022

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