“Scandal!” to Expand Episode Offer, Drama Series to Air Daily, SA Intrigued

“Scandal!” to Expand Episode Offer, Drama Series to Air Daily, SA Intrigued

  • Popular drama series Scandal! It is reportedly planning to expand its episode lineup to weekends
  • Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela shared the news with fans of the beloved production on his X account
  • Both fans and non-fans of the series have taken to the comments section to share their colorful opinions on the move.
The drama series ‘Scandal!’ will reportedly air from Monday to Sunday. ‘Scandal!’ actress Kgomotso Christopher is pictured taking home the award for Best Actress in a Television Series at the SAFTA Awards on March 2, 2019. Photo: Lefty Shivambu
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Popular drama series Scandal! is gearing up for a revolutionary change that aims to entice viewers as the local late-night TV show maintains its popularity.

Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela broke the news to fans of the beloved creation, which was met with rapturous response.

Scandal! broadcast daily

On his account @PhilMphela X posted:

“Skandal! will be broadcast daily. The soap opera is expanding its offer of episodes. The show will (now) be broadcast seven days a week. Brand new episodes will now be broadcast from Monday to Sunday.”

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Since its launch on 10 January 2005 Scandal! is a staple of South African television.

It is a half-hour soap opera broadcast on from Monday to Friday, with a set of episodes from that week being broadcast every Saturday.

Soap lovers delighted with the announcement

Fans of the series welcomed the news that the offer was being extended to weekends.

Others were less enthusiastic, with the rest still wondering what this means for the actors and whether financial changes, such as a salary increase, are being considered.

News in brief Comments were scoured for the most interesting responses after the post attracted more than 421,000 views, 4,600 likes, 800 reposts and 370 comments.

@Jabu_Macdonald wrote:

“(On) weekends, we’re supposed to take a break from soap operas. Does that mean the actors will be filming more scenes each day?”

@Llekamania_ said:

“Why is this a good idea?”

@DonaldMakhasane offered:

“Ebunnnnn, I hope salaries increase too.”

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Source: Briefly News