5 TV announcements that will have your head spinning

2017-05-17 15:40

Cape Town – The American TV industry is ruffling its feathers and it’s enough to make anyone’s head spin. 

From the triumphant return of Will & Grace to the Twin Peaks comeback – there’s a wave of old shows that are getting a reboot. Even Roseanne is getting ready to reappear on the small screen. 

The local reality show SA’s Got Talent is also coming back for an eighth season and this time contestants can enter via WhatsApp.

International reality star Kylie Jenner is bringing some fresh new flavour to E! with her hot new show, The Life of Kylie.

Here are 5 hot new TV announcements that you have to know about: 

The first trailer for the Will & Grace reboot is here!

The comedy which originally aired from 1998 to 2006, unites its original ensemble of Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally for a brand new season.

Watch the trailer here.

Everything you need to know about the Twin Peaks return

Twenty-five years ago, a dark murder-mystery unfolded every week on television in the peculiar little town of Twin Peaks. Now it’s all starting over again.

Read more here. 

You can now audition for SA's Got Talent via WhatsApp

SA's Got Talent has opened up auditions to all South African citizens via WhatsApp. Now anyone with a smartphone and WhatsApp can audition with the click of a button, wherever they are in the country.

Find out more here. 

Roseanne is coming back and The Bachelor is doing an Olympics

Roseanne, one of TV's rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest of the cast intact, the network said Tuesday in announcing its 2017-18 season plans.

More details here.

George RR Martin sets the record straight about GOT 'spin-offs'

HBO's Game of Thrones is in its home stretch. But the game isn't over for its creator, George RR Martin, who is in the thick of planning for potential new series on the network.

Read more here.

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