The SAFTA nominations were announced on Friday, 8 February 2019 and e.tv received a total of 19 nominations for seven of its productions.

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Leading the nominations are Rhythm City and Broken Vows, with five nominations each, followed by SCANDAL! With three nominations. 

The annual South African Film & Television Awards honour, celebrate and promote creativity, quality and excellence in the local television and film industry.

“Congratulations to all the nominees for this year’s SAFTAs. The nominations are a humbling confirmation that e.tv is the entertainment destination of choice. We are committed to continuing to delivering authentic content that resonates deeply with all South Africans. We also want to congratulate the many talented people who work tirelessly on these productions, both onscreen and behind the scenes,” says Ziyanda Mngomezulu, Head of Local content for e.tv.

Below is a full list of the e.tv nominees: 

Rhythm City– 5 SAFTA nominations
Best TV Soap
Best Actor –TV Soap (Jamie Bartlett)
Best Achievement in Art Direction – TV Soap
Best Achievement in Make-Up & Hair – TV Soap
Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela

Broken Vows – 5 SAFTA nominations
Best Achievement in Sound  – Telenovela
Best Achievement in Wardrobe – Telenovela
Best Achievement in Art Direction – Telenovela
Best Actress – Telenovela (Jo- Anne Reyneke)
Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela

SCANDAL! – 3 SAFTA nominations
Best Actress – TV Soap
Best Achievement in Editing – TV Soap
Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela

Ambitions – 2 SAFTA nominations
Best Achievement in Sound – TV Drama
Best Achievement in Editing – TV Drama

IMBEWU – 2 SAFTA nominations
Best Achievement in Cinematography – TV Soap
Most Popular TV Soap/Telenovela

Case Closed, Justice Served – 1 SAFTA nomination
Best Factual & Educational Programme

Sistahood – 1 SAFTA nomination
Best Youth Programme

The winners will be announced on Saturday, 2 March 2019 at the Sun City Superbowl.

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Era Baloyi is a Copywriter, Social Media Manager, Public Relations and Communications practitioner who is Co-Founder and CEO of Fame Africa TV. He's been with Fame Africa TV since 2014 and he's seen how the magazine grew. He focuses more on entertainment, music and movie reviews.

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