- Simphiwe Majozi has reportedly been enlisted to save Durban Gen viewership with his humour and acting skills
- Simphiwe currently plays the character of Sbu in Uzalo and it is not clear if he's leaving the SA 1 show to focus on his new role on Durban Gen
- Durban Gen peaked at 2 million viewers some months back but reports suggest that it now has around 1.75 million viewers
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Recent reports suggest that Durban Gen is struggling in terms of viewership and Simphiwe Majozi has been called by the producers to save the sinking ship.
Simphiwe's humour and acting skills have gained him scores of fans since he made his debut on Uzalo a few back. ZAlebs reports that Daily Sun sources said the producers of Durban Gen believe that Simphiwe's popularity will increase the show's viewership.
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Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela reported a few months back that the medical drama series now has 1.75 million viewers. It had peaked at 2 million viewers in November 2020, according to ZAlebs.
Thuli Phongolo's role of Lerato written off 'The Wife'
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Thuli Phongolo will make her final appearance on The Wife on Thursday, 13 January. The actress' contract was terminated recently after she allegedly missed filming without an explanation.
According to reports, the stunner's character has been written off the Showmax telenovela. TshisaLIVE reports that the show's production company and the star agreed that her last day on the show will be this coming Thursday.
According to IOL,Stainless Glass spokesperson Nomfundo Zondi said the club DJ and the production house mutually decided to write off her character called Lerato. She added that the decision was taken "due to schedule clashes".
Social media users shared mixed views on Twitter after Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela shared the news of Thuli's exit from the show.
Source: Briefly News