- Mzansi Xitsonga telenovela Giyani is set to return back to screens later in 2021 according to Phil Mphela
- The show has been renewed for a second season after leaving television fans with a cliffhanger last season
- Mzansi television fans are excited that the show is coming back and took to social media to share their joy
South African television fans were super excited when Giyani came to screens on SABC 2, as it was the first Xitsonga telenovela to air in the country. Now fans are going to be extra thrilled as it has been renewed for a second season.
Entertainment blogger Phil Mphela took to Twitter to announce the positive news on the Twitter timeline:
"Giyani renewed. Mzansi’s first Xitsonga telenovela is returning for a second season," said Mphela.
According to Mphela, the show is going to air on Thursdays and Fridays at 9 PM later in 2021. Fans all over South Africa, even those who aren't Tsonga are excited for the show to be back.
The telenovela ended rather abruptly and fans had been calling for the show to come back. Some even went as far as starting petitions and threatening not to renew their TV licenses.
Briefly.co.za compiled a few reactions from social media about Giyani being renewed. Take a look at some of the interesting reactions below:
"This is great news. I am so excited."
"I don't know Xitsonga but I will watch it."
"I am so excited! I still remember the last episode. Yoh the suspense."
"I love this telenovela. I thought it was once off but thank you it's coming back. Can't wait to see Bra Mike, Musa and the rest."
"I think SABC needs to do more to showcase all the tribes in the country. This will allow our people to open their minds on how they view other cultures. Mzansi Magic, etv. Step up."
In other Mzansi television news, Briefly.co.za reported that The Fergusons are looking for fresh new talent. Ferguson Films is looking for some new talent in the acting scene in Mzansi and some people are ready to shoot their shot.
Production companies are usually urged to keep looking for new faces and the Fergusons have decided to do just that. Ferguson Films is owned by the Mzansi power couple Shona and Connie Ferguson.
For anyone who is trying to break into the industry, this is their chance to shine.
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