Unfortunately, Mzansi Magic’s Isibaya reached the end.
Huge blow for the viewers of 1 of Mzansi’s most-watched television soapies Isibaya because it involves an end! Seven years ago, Mzansi was introduced to Mzansi Magic’s Isibaya, which is about within the backdrop of the taxi industry.
But the curtain is now closing on the favored telenovela and it’ll get replaced by a replacement production called Diepsloot.
The publication previously reported that the show was canned thanks to low ratings after it did not make the highest 10 repeatedly. during a few short weeks, Isibaya are going to be a thing of the past.
A source told the SunTeam: “The show is certainly going off-air soon as it’s the last season. The cast and crew were informed last year that the show is being scrapped over poor ratings.”
A second source said: “The new show will take over the slot. Black Brain Productions is taking up that slot from Bomb Productions, which produces Isibaya.”
According to a 3rd source, the new show was commissioned straight after the choice was made to can Isibaya.
“We knew in October that the show was coming to an end. It’s the top of an era because at one point the show was big,” said the source.
“It’s always sad when a show that was popular and loved ends, as is that the case with Isibaya.
“However, times change and tv is about adopting and adapting. As Mzansi Magic, we’re thrilled about the new partnership with Black Brain Productions.
“The other exciting element is that this is often their first telenovela. It’s an excellent opportunity for Black Brain to broaden their base and creativity,” said Nomsa Pholiso, channel director for local entertainment channels at M-Net.