It’s official: ‘Isibaya’ has been cancelled!

It’s official: ‘Isibaya’ has been cancelled!

Weekdays are close to change for Isibaya fans as M-Net has confirmed that the soapie are going to be coming to an end this year.

In a statement provided to TshisaLIVE, the channel director for local entertainment channels at M-Net Nomsa Philiso said, “It’s always sad when a show that was popular and loved ends, because it is that the case with Isibaya.

“However, times change and tv is about adopting and adapting. As Mzansi Magic, we are thrilled about the new partnership with Black Brain Productions. they’re going to be bringing in fresh content that’s innovative and captivating.”

Nomsa added that the opposite exciting element is that this is often their first telenovela production. “It may be a great opportunity for Black Brain to broaden its base and creativity. Our platforms are fundamentally created to assist producers grow and reach new frontiers.”

Rumours that Isibaya was in trouble first began to swirl last year, however M-Net would neither confirm nor deny it at the time.

‘’Every year before we recommission the good shows broadcast on Mzansi Magic, we conduct a review of all shows, employing a sort of metrics as standard practice within the industry to make sure that the choice to renew contacts is well informed,” Nomsa said at the time.