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“Posthumous” Puppet Nation SAFTA Wins “Bittersweet”

March 25th, 2018|

Puppet Nation, the show that nobody will put on national television, collected 7 SAFTAs at this year’s event, bringing its total over the years to 29. The awards were for the final season of Puppet Nation which aired on pan-african satellite channel StarSat (StarTimes ch201) in 2017, before they ended their relationship with the show […]

“Puppet Nation” and “Point of Order”: Another Ten SAFTA Nominations for Both Worlds

February 9th, 2018|

For the second year running, Both Worlds is up for ten awards, including Best TV Comedy and Best TV Presenter, for our flagship programmes ‘Puppet Nation’ and ‘Point of Order’

 

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CAPE TOWN – Both Worlds, the production company behind ZANews’ Puppet Nation and Point of Order, is proud to announce the two titles have received a […]

ZANews’ Puppet Nation Wins Writers’ Guild of SA Muse Award For Second Year Running

February 14th, 2017|

CAPE TOWN – Puppet Nation ZA, the South African satirical news program broadcast weekly on StarTimes’ Star One channel and online on www.zanews.co.za, has again been recognised in the Best TV Comedy script category by the Writers’ Guild of South Africa.

Puppet Nation, now in its 9th year, features a cast of latex local and international […]

Puppet Nation ZA Nominated for a 2016 International Emmy Award

September 26th, 2016|

The nomination marks the show’s second nod in a row and the only South African programme acknowledgement this year.

CAPE TOWN – Puppet Nation ZA, the South African satirical news program produced by Both Worlds and broadcast weekly on StarTimes’ Star One channel and online on www.zanews.co.za, has been nominated for a 2016 International Emmy Award. […]

ZANEWS’ Puppet Nation Wins 6 Awards, Including Best TV Comedy, at the 2016 SAFTAs

March 21st, 2016|

ZANEWS’ Puppet Nation has won best TV Comedy for the 3rd year running at the annual SAFTA’s that took place this past weekend, bringing their tally of SAFTA’s won to date for the satirical news show to a whopping 17!

In addition to winning Best Comedy, the show also took home awards for  Costume Design,  Sound Design, Make-up […]

“ZANEWS: Puppet Nation” Receives Record 11 SAFTAs 2016 Nominations

February 18th, 2016|

CAPE TOWN – 18 February 2016 – For Immediate Release

Both Worlds are super proud to announce that ZANEWS: Puppet Nation leads the way this year with 11 nominations for the 2016 South African Film and Television Awards (18 and 20 March).

“A show like ours is not possible without a huge amount of teamwork, and these […]

Puppet Nation Nominated for a WGSA Muse Award

February 3rd, 2016|

The Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) has announced the nominees for the third annual WGSA Muse Awards. Performance writers in film, television, radio, stage, and new media will gather at the Soweto Theatre on 2 April 2016 to recognise and celebrate the integral role played by their peers in the South African entertainment industry. 

The […]

Puppet Nation ZA Nominated for Prestigious International Emmy Award

October 7th, 2015|

CAPE TOWN – Puppet Nation ZA, the South African satirical comedy program that was originally denied access to television, has just been nominated for the 2015 International Emmy Awards. The show has been nominated for Best TV Comedy and will compete with shows from Brazil, France, Colombia and Canada at the ceremony in New York […]

Puppet Nation ZA Nominated For International Emmy for Best TV Comedy

October 5th, 2015|

CAPE TOWN – Puppet Nation ZA had barely cleaned up after their 100th episode party before it was time to crack open the champagne once again, and celebrate their nomination for the 2015 International Emmys. The show has been nominated for Best TV Comedy, and will compete with shows from Brazil, France, Colombia and Canada […]

Puppet Nation pulls strings not punches

May 21st, 2015|

Puppet Nation cleaned up at the SAFTA awards in 2015 – here’s how the press covered that:
http://beta.iol.co.za/tonight/tv-radio/puppet-nation-pulls-strings-not-punches-1861466
http://starsat.co.za/news/puppet-nation-za-scoops-seven-awards-at-the-saftas