Imbewu: The Seed Bites The Dust!

After a successful five year run, the show has been cancelled

By  | Jan 25, 2023, 08:38 PM  | Top of the

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Mixed emotions over E.tv 's most popular and loved telenovela Imbewu: The Seed closing the curtain. After a successful five year run, reportedly, the channel has finally pulled a plug on this telenovela.

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Like any other television show, Imbewu has had its up and down over the years, be it firing actors and actresses or controversies on and off set. However, the recent shocking news about the cancellation of this KwaZulu-Natal based telenovela has left many tongues wagging.

According to entertainment commentator Phil Mphela, E.tv as the channel has finally reached a decision to cancel the show. Although not much has been said surrounding the cancellation but speculations are already making rounds on social media.

"TV: Imbewu cancelled After 5 years on air, @etv has pulled the plug on the KZN based telenovela. The show will end in the 1st quarter of this year (2023) #KgopoloReports #ImbewuTheSeed" wrote entertainment commentator Phil Mphela
Scores of viewers have since celebrated the the show being cancelled. Recently, Imbewu resurrected one of the characters that exited by dying on the show. The return of Ngcolosi on Imbewu really rubbed a number of viewers the wrong way, hence some viewers are thrilled that the curtain is finally closing on this show.

"About time coz they are recycling dead people & there no new relationships" wrote Maziwa Yinkosi
"This is good news Bafa bevuka moss" wrote Noduntu
"haai it's good keh, they even already cancelled on viu" wrote Lord Submissive
"First season was goated then it went downhill" wrote Lucky Vukeya
Meanwhile some viewers are caught by surprise after learning about Imbewu being cancelled. Evidently, this show has been pulling in numbers since its debut in 2018. However, nobody knows what happens behind closed doors. Instead E.tv is already catching smoke for this abrupt cancellation of Imbewu.

"One of the best telenovelas in SA, etv truly flopped." wrote Pamela Qha
Instead Uzalo is also catching smokes as viewers are also calling its cancellation after Imbewu. It appears Uzalo has been hitting a miss with viewers but as it stands, Uzalo is leader of the pack as the most watched telenovela across all SABC channels.

"Mzansi people fusegani ngempela ke manje, why aren't you watching imbewu vele. UZalo must be cancelled, every thing about it is annoying" wrote Menzie Sphesihle
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